Hiroshi Nakamura has filed for patents to protect the following inventions. This listing includes patent applications that are pending as well as patents that have already been granted by the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO).
Abstract: A 12th solar cell includes a light receiving surface and a back surface that face in opposite directions. A first adhesion layer adhesively attaches a wire to the light receiving surface, and a second adhesion layer that adhesively attaches a wire to the back surface. A first encapsulant encapsulates the 12th solar cell from a side of the light receiving surface, and a second encapsulant encapsulates the 12th solar cell from a side of the back surface. An amount of antioxidant contained in the first adhesion layer and the second adhesion layer is equal to or larger than an amount of antioxidant contained in the first encapsulant.
Abstract: Provided is a superior, novel hetrocyclic compound with improved solubility in oil such as sesame oil and benzyl benzoate, which has a broader treatment spectrum, causes side effects, and is superior in tolerability and safety, and use thereof. A heterocyclic compound represented by the formula (I) wherein each symbol is as defined in the specification, or a salt thereof.
Abstract: A communication terminal includes circuitry to: transmit a participation request for requesting participation in a remote conference being conducted between one or more other communication terminals, to a communication management apparatus that manages data being shared between the other communication terminals; receive screen data of a display screen being currently displayed at the other communication terminals from the communication management apparatus, the screen data of the display screen being one of a plurality of items of screen data generated at at least one of the other communication terminals in the remote conference; and control a display to display the display screen based on the screen data that is received.
Abstract: A temperature control method of controlling a temperature of a semiconductor wafer mounted on a mounting table includes a supply process of supplying, in a state that a supply of a power to a heater configured to heat the mounting table is stopped or the power is maintained to be constant, a heat transfer gas into a gap between the semiconductor wafer and the mounting table; a measurement process of measuring a temperature variation of the mounting table due to heat exchange between the semiconductor wafer and the mounting table through the heat transfer gas; a calculation process of calculating a correction value based on the temperature variation of the mounting table; and a control process of starting the supply of the power and controlling the power such that the temperature of the mounting table reaches a target temperature corrected with the correction value.
Abstract: A reflective liquid crystal display device (30) including a reflection electrode (31), a liquid crystal layer (32), and a counter electrode (33) is formed above an insulating layer (25) in a first region (R) of a TFT substrate (20). An organic EL display device (40) including a first electrode (41), an organic layer (43), and a second electrode (44) is formed on the insulating layer (25) of the TFT substrate (20) in a second region (T). A coating layer (45) is formed at least on a surface of the organic EL display device (40) so as to wrap the second electrode (44) and the organic layer (43) of the organic EL display device (40). A part of the coating layer (45) is in contact with the insulating layer (25). As a result, a complex display apparatus capable of preventing the organic layer from deteriorating and excellent in reliability can be obtained.
Abstract: Provided is an optical fiber holder comprising a holder body and a cover. The holder body has an accommodation section capable of accommodating a plurality of optical fibers. The holder body or the cover has at least one ridge which can be disposed within the accommodation section. When the cover is closed over the holder body, a plurality of sections which can parallelly accommodate the plurality of optical fibers are parallelly formed by the inner surface of the accommodation section, the lower surface of the cover, and the ridge.
Abstract: A positive high voltage, a first terminal of a semiconductor element, and a first terminal of a first resistance element are connected to a first terminal of a first current controller. A current input terminal of a first active element is connected to a second terminal of the first current controller, and a second terminal of the semiconductor element and a second terminal of the first resistance element are connected to a control terminal of the first active element. A second resistance element is connected between a current output terminal and a control terminal of the first active element. The first current controller allows a drive current corresponding to an input signal to flow in the first active element and allows the drive current output from the first active element to flow into a load, thereby generating an output voltage.
Abstract: A pressure sensor device includes a pressure sensor having a housing positioned on a center axis extending vertically, a sensing hole provided in a lower part of the housing, and an electrode unit provided in an upper part of the housing; and a connecting member having a contact spring that is pressed against the electrode unit of the pressure sensor. The electrode unit includes a first frame-shaped electrode having a frame-like shape that is rotationally symmetrical with respect to the center axis; and an annular first-surface portion on which the first frame-shaped electrode is placed.
Abstract: Provided is an optical film 10 including a light-transmitting base material 11 and a light-transmitting functional layer 12 provided on one surface of the light-transmitting base material 11, wherein the optical film 10 has a spectral transmittance of less than 1% at a wavelength of 380 nm, a spectral transmittance of 10% or more and less than 60% at a wavelength of 410 nm, and a spectral transmittance of 70% or more at a wavelength of 440 nm, and wherein the light-transmitting functional layer 12 has a film thickness of 9 ?m or less.
Abstract: The claimed invention provides an antistatic hard coat film that is extremely excellent in white muddiness resistance and antistatic properties and sufficiently prevents an interference fringe pattern. The claimed invention provides an antistatic hard coat film including a triacetyl cellulose substrate and a hard coat layer formed on the triacetyl cellulose substrate, the hard coat layer including an antistatic agent, a (meth)acrylate resin, and a polymer of a (meth)acrylate monomer, the triacetyl cellulose substrate including a permeation layer formed by permeation of the (meth)acrylate monomer from the hard coat layer side of the interface toward the opposite side of the hard coat layer, the antistatic hard coat film satisfying Formulas (1), (2), and (3): 3 ?m?T?18 ?m??Formula (1) 0.3T?t?0.9T??Formula (2) 2 ?m?T?t?11 ?m??Formula (3) where T denotes the total thickness (?m) of the permeation layer and the hard coat layer, and t denotes the thickness (?m) of the permeation layer.
Abstract: A communication terminal includes circuitry that receives, from a communication management apparatus, an operation restriction notification for restricting an operation on a display image to be displayed on a display. The communication management apparatus controls communication between the communication terminal and another communication terminal that shares data of the display image with the communication terminal. In response to receipt of the operation during an operation restriction period in which the operation on the display image is restricted, the circuity controls the display to display a plurality of options as to whether to reflect the received operation in the display image.
Abstract: An electronic apparatus equipped with a camera includes a shutter mechanism which includes: a plate that is installed so as to be able to move between a first position shielding a lens of a camera from light and a second position not shielding the lens of the camera from light; and a control unit that controls electric power from a power unit that causes a first wire or a second wire to thermally shrink. The plate is moved from the first position to the second position by the first operation lever, and, when the plate is in the second position, causes the second wire to thermally shrink to thereby drive a second operation lever, so that the plate is moved from the second position to the first position by a biasing force of a first spring.
Abstract: An environmental resistant coating member includes a SiC long fiber-reinforced ceramics substrate and an environmental barrier coating layer provided on the whole surface of the SiC long fiber-reinforced ceramics substrate. The environmental barrier coating layer includes a SiAlON bonding layer laminated on the SiC long fiber-reinforced ceramics substrate, a mullite layer laminated on the SiAlON bonding layer, a reaction inhibition layer laminated on the mullite layer, and a gradient layer formed on the reaction inhibition layer that gradually changes from a rare-earth disilicate to a rare-earth monosilicate. The reaction inhibition layer includes at least one of an alumina layer, a garnet layer, and a rare-earth (mono)silicate layer. When the reaction inhibition layer includes two or more of these layers, the layers are formed in the order of the alumina layer, the garnet layer, and the rare-earth (mono)silicate layer from a mullite layer side toward a gradient layer side.
February 21, 2017
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January 12, 2021
Japan Fine Ceramics Center, IHI Cornoration
Abstract: An active phased array antenna (APAA) device includes antenna elements, active circuits, switches, and a control circuit. The antenna elements transmit and receive radio waves. The active circuits are connected to the antenna elements and start an operation upon supply of power distributed from a power supply circuit and transmit and receive signals via the antenna elements to which the active circuits are connected. The switches are connected to the active circuits, and start, upon being closed, supply of power to the active circuits to which the switches are connected, and stop, upon being opened, the supply of power to the active circuits to which the switches are connected. The control circuit transmits to the switches switching signals to turn the switches on and off to control starting and stopping of the supply of power to the active circuits. The control circuit sets timing differences in execution timings of executing the start of the stop of supply of power to the active circuits.
Abstract: A mobile image forming apparatus includes a body, a recording device supported by the body and configured to form an image on a recording medium, a roller provided to the body and configured to rotate on the recording medium while the body is moved in a scanning direction for image formation. The mobile image forming apparatus further includes a switching device configured to switch a state of the mobile image forming apparatus during image formation between a roller contact state in which the roller is in contact with the recording medium and a roller contactless state in which the roller is contactless with the recording medium.
Abstract: A brush tip for a cosmetic applicator which is hygienic by preventing the growth of bacteria and other germs in the area of the brush tip not impregnated with the application fluid, as well as the manufacturing method of the brush tip and a cosmetic applicator using the brush tip. This brush tip for a cosmetic applicator includes brush tip filaments and serving as an applying part of the cosmetic applicator having a cosmetic storage for storing a cosmetic fluid, with the rear end of the brush tip attached to the front end of the cosmetic storage. The brush tip incorporates a discharge port that communicates with the cosmetic storage of the cosmetic applicator, and a coating of an antimicrobial agent is formed on the surface of the brush tip filaments, located at least behind the discharge port inside the brush tip.
Abstract: A storage device stores, for each of one or more function expansion applications, the hardware component necessary for operation of the function expansion application. A control circuit is configured to detect that there is a failure in any of the plurality of hardware components, determine whether or not there is the function expansion application that needs, for operation thereof, the hardware component from which a failure has been detected, and perform control so that an operation mode is switched to a first degeneracy mode in which the detected hardware component is not used where there is no function expansion application that needs the detected hardware component, and the other hardware components are used.
June 23, 2020
December 31, 2020
Satoshi IMAI, Hiroshi NAKAMURA, Aya KAMAKURA, Hiroshi YOSHIMOTO
Abstract: Provided are a substrate, an organic material layer provided above the substrate at a position overlapping at least a detection region, a plurality of detection electrodes provided between the substrate and the organic material layer in a direction orthogonal to the substrate, a first switching element provided to each of the detection electrodes, a plurality of gate lines coupled with some first switching elements and extending in a first direction, a plurality of signal lines coupled with some first switching elements and extending in a second direction intersecting the first direction, and a drive circuit configured to supply gate drive signals having potentials determined for the respective gate lines based on a predetermined code to the respective first switching elements through the gate lines.
Abstract: A display device according to one embodiment of the present invention is provided with a plurality of pixels which are arranged as a matrix on a substrate, and each of which is provided with a liquid crystal display element and an organic EL display element. The organic EL display element is provided with a positive electrode and a negative electrode, which are formed so as to be electrically separated from a pixel electrode and a counter electrode of the liquid crystal display element.