Patents by Inventor Hiroshi Ohno

Hiroshi Ohno 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).

  • Patent number: 11896043
    Abstract: Object of the present invention is to provide an intestinal immune-enhancing agent that can sufficiently increase IgA in the intestinal tract with a low dose while maintaining an increased amount of IgA for an extended period of time. Provided is an intestinal immune-enhancing agent containing a cellulose acetate that has a total degree of acetyl substitution from 0.4 to 1.1.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 15, 2021
    Date of Patent: February 13, 2024
    Assignee: DAICEL CORPORATION
    Inventors: Tadashi Takeuchi, Eiji Miyauchi, Shu Shimamoto, Akinobu Matsuyama, Hiroshi Ohno
  • Patent number: 11888438
    Abstract: According to one embodiment, an optical element includes a continuous gradient index distribution area, and a first medium. The continuous gradient index distribution area is configured to continuously attenuate gradient index from a center of the optical element in a radial direction. The first medium is at the center. The first medium includes an area where absolute value of imaginary part of a complex refractive index is greater than zero.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 28, 2020
    Date of Patent: January 30, 2024
    Assignee: Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba
    Inventors: Hiroshi Ohno, Takashi Usui
  • Patent number: 11879815
    Abstract: A non-contact non-destructive inspection system according to an embodiment includes a sensor, a velocity detection unit, and a damage detection unit. The sensor detects a second elastic wave emitted to a medium surrounding an inspection object due to a first elastic wave propagating through the inspection object. The velocity detection unit detects a velocity of the first elastic wave based on a wavefront angle of the second elastic wave and a velocity of the second elastic wave. The damage detection unit detects damage to the inspection object based on the velocity of the first elastic wave.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 18, 2022
    Date of Patent: January 23, 2024
    Assignee: KABUSHIKI KAISHA TOSHIBA
    Inventors: Takashi Usui, Hiroshi Ohno, Kazuo Watabe
  • Publication number: 20240011918
    Abstract: According to an embodiment, an information processing apparatus includes a controller. The controller is configured to calculate a feature amount of a surface acoustic wave, based on direction information of a light ray that corresponds to gradient information of an elastic body surface of an inspection object that is obtained in a case where the surface acoustic wave is excited on the elastic body surface of the inspection object.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 28, 2023
    Publication date: January 11, 2024
    Applicant: KABUSHIKI KAISHA TOSHIBA
    Inventors: Takashi USUI, Hiroshi OHNO
  • Publication number: 20230414383
    Abstract: Provided is a stent comprising: a stent skeleton; and a deposition layer containing a plurality of layers deposited on the stent skeleton; each layer of the deposition layer comprising crystalline cilostazol, at least one of the plurality of layers comprising a bioabsorbable polymer.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 12, 2023
    Publication date: December 28, 2023
    Applicant: OTSUKA MEDICAL DEVICES CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Masakazu Nagasawa, Hiroshi Ohno, Takafumi Ohyama
  • Publication number: 20230399770
    Abstract: A group III nitride crystal substrate has a main surface and a back surface opposite to the main surface. The average dislocation density of the main surface and the average dislocation density of the back surface are less than or equal to 6.0×105 cm?2. Furthermore, the difference between the average dislocation density of the main surface and the average dislocation density of the back surface is less than or equal to 5.0×104 cm?2. The warpage of the crystal axis of the main surface has a radius of curvature of more than or equal to 30 m.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 29, 2023
    Publication date: December 14, 2023
    Inventors: AKIO UETA, HIROSHI OHNO
  • Patent number: 11806257
    Abstract: Provided is a stent comprising: a stent skeleton; and a deposition layer containing a plurality of layers deposited on the stent skeleton; each layer of the deposition layer comprising crystalline cilostazol, at least one of the plurality of layers comprising a bioabsorbable polymer, wherein elution of not more than 5% by mass of the crystalline cilostazol occurs by 24 hours after the stent is brought into contact in vitro at 37° C. with an elution medium of a phosphate-buffered sodium chloride solution containing 0.25% by mass of sodium lauryl sulfate.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 8, 2020
    Date of Patent: November 7, 2023
    Assignee: OTSUKA MEDICAL DEVICES CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Masakazu Nagasawa, Hiroshi Ohno, Takafumi Ohyama
  • Patent number: 11803094
    Abstract: According to one example, an optical element assembly includes a transparent rod, a mirror and a light emitting element. The rod transmits light of first wavelength region made incident on a first end of the rod and emits the light of the first wavelength region from a second end of the rod. The rod absorbs light of a second wavelength region falling out of the first wavelength region. The mirror is disposed on a side of the first end. The mirror transmits one of the light of the first and second wavelength regions, reflects the other. The light of the first and second wavelength regions are made incident on the first end of the rod. The light emitting element emits light of the second wavelength region made incident on the first end of the rod through the mirror.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 27, 2020
    Date of Patent: October 31, 2023
    Assignee: Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba
    Inventors: Hiroshi Ohno, Takashi Usui
  • Publication number: 20230324309
    Abstract: According to an embodiment, an optical inspection apparatus includes an imaging portion, a first wavelength selection portion, an illumination portion, and a second wavelength selection portion. The imaging portion includes an image sensor configured to capture a subject by light from the subject. The first wavelength selection portion is provided on an optical axis of the imaging portion and is configured to selectively pass a plurality of light components of predetermined wavelengths. The illumination portion is configured to illuminate the subject. The second wavelength selection portion is provided on an optical axis of the illumination portion and is configured to pass the plurality of light components of the predetermined wavelengths complementarily to the first wavelength selection portion.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 30, 2022
    Publication date: October 12, 2023
    Applicant: KABUSHIKI KAISHA TOSHIBA
    Inventor: Hiroshi OHNO
  • Publication number: 20230314335
    Abstract: According to an embodiment, an optical inspection method includes calculating irradiation field information concerning an irradiation field on a surface of a subject when irradiating the surface of the subject with a light beam from an illumination device that is supported by a movable body and moved; and performing path calculation processing of calculating, based on the irradiation field information, a path for the illumination device to move.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 31, 2022
    Publication date: October 5, 2023
    Applicant: KABUSHIKI KAISHA TOSHIBA
    Inventors: Hiroshi OHNO, Hiroya KANO, Hideaki OKANO
  • Patent number: 11774369
    Abstract: According to one embodiment, an optical imaging apparatus includes: an image-forming optical portion, a wavelength selection portion, and an imaging portion. The image-forming optical portion forms an image of an object by means of light beams that include a first wavelength and a second wavelength different from the first wavelength. The first wavelength selection portion has wavelength selection regions. The wavelength selection regions are an anisotropic wavelength selection opening having a different distribution of the wavelength selection regions depending on a direction along a first axis and a direction along a second axis. The imaging portion is configured to simultaneously acquire an image of the first light beam and the second light beam.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 31, 2021
    Date of Patent: October 3, 2023
    Assignee: Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba
    Inventor: Hiroshi Ohno
  • Publication number: 20230304929
    Abstract: According to the embodiment, an optical inspection method includes: acquiring an image by capturing the image, using light from a surface of an object, which passes through a wavelength selection portion configured to selectively pass light components of a plurality of predetermined wavelengths different from each other, the image sensor including color channels configured to discriminately receive the light components of the plurality of predetermined wavelengths, performing color count estimation processing configured to estimate the number of colors based on the intensity ratio of the color channels that have received the light in each pixel of the image, and performing scattered light distribution identification processing configured to identify a scattered light distribution as BRDF from the surface of the object based on the number of colors or surface state identification processing configured to identify a state of the surface of the object based on the number of colors.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 1, 2022
    Publication date: September 28, 2023
    Applicant: KABUSHIKI KAISHA TOSHIBA
    Inventors: Hiroshi OHNO, Hiroya KANO, Hideaki OKANO, Takahiro KAMIKAWA
  • Patent number: 11769984
    Abstract: A laser module includes: a laser diode bar including a plurality of emitters configured to emit laser light from a front surface and leak light from a rear surface; a housing including a reflecting surface configured to surround a space together with the laser diode bar and reflect, toward the space, light leaked from the rear surface, in a scattering manner; and a detector configured to detect light reflected by the reflecting surface. A laser module includes: a laser diode bar including a plurality of emitters configured to emit laser light from a front surface and leak light from a rear surface; a condenser lens on which light leaked from rear surfaces of all of the plurality of emitters impinges; and a detector configured to detect light transmitted through the condenser lens.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 22, 2022
    Date of Patent: September 26, 2023
    Assignee: PANASONIC HOLDINGS CORPORATION
    Inventor: Hiroshi Ohno
  • Publication number: 20230288619
    Abstract: According to one embodiment, an optical test apparatus includes a light convergence element, an optical filter, and an image sensor. The light convergence element converges light from a subject. The optical filter is arranged on an optical axis of the light convergence element. The image sensor is arranged in an effective region not crossing the optical axis of the light convergence element, and receives light passing through the light convergence element and the optical filter.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 19, 2023
    Publication date: September 14, 2023
    Applicant: KABUSHIKI KAISHA TOSHIBA
    Inventors: Hiroya KANO, Hiroshi OHNO, Hideaki OKANO
  • Patent number: 11758278
    Abstract: According to an embodiment, an optical apparatus includes a lighting unit, an imaging unit, and a processor. The lighting unit emits illumination rays. The imaging unit includes: a wavelength selecting unit including first and second wavelength selection regions; and a sensor. The first wavelength selection region converts a first ray passing through the first wavelength selection region into a first selected ray. The second wavelength selection region converts a second ray passing through the second wavelength selection region into a second selected ray. The sensor can acquire color phase information indicating color phases of the first selected ray and the second selected ray. The processor estimates a ray direction of the first ray and a ray direction of the second ray based on the color phase information and a relative position of the wavelength selecting unit in the imaging unit.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 26, 2021
    Date of Patent: September 12, 2023
    Assignee: Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba
    Inventors: Hiroshi Ohno, Hideaki Okano, Hiroya Kano
  • Patent number: 11757260
    Abstract: In a WBC system of the present disclosure, an LD bar array constituted by a plurality of LD bars is configured such that a main axis direction of an off-angle of at least one LD bar is reversed with respect to a main axis direction of an off-angle of the other LD bar. By doing so, even in the LD bar in which a wavelength distribution in a wafer exists, a difference between a designed lock wavelength and a gain peak wavelength can be kept within a range where an LD oscillation due to an external resonance is possible for all emitters in the LD bar, thereby an output in the WBC system can be maximized.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 22, 2022
    Date of Patent: September 12, 2023
    Assignee: Panasonic Intellectual Property Management Co., Ltd.
    Inventor: Hiroshi Ohno
  • Patent number: 11693162
    Abstract: An optical test apparatus includes a light convergence element, an optical filter, and an image sensor. The light convergence element converges light from a subject. The optical filter is arranged on an optical axis of the light convergence element. The image sensor is arranged in an effective region not crossing the optical axis of the light convergence element, and receives light passing through the light convergence element and the optical filter.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 30, 2019
    Date of Patent: July 4, 2023
    Assignee: Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba
    Inventors: Hiroya Kano, Hiroshi Ohno, Hideaki Okano
  • Publication number: 20230191893
    Abstract: To arrange a power unit, an electric power conversion unit, and engine-related components compactly, a drive motor, a reduction drive, a generator, and an engine body are integrally arranged in this order in a vehicle width direction of a power unit compartment such that respective heights thereof are substantially the same. An electric power conversion unit, in which a motor inverter, an electric power generation inverter, and a DC/DC converter are integrated, is arranged above the drive motor, the reduction drive, and the generator. Engine-related components such as a low-voltage battery, an air cleaner, and an oil filter are arranged above the engine body.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 7, 2022
    Publication date: June 22, 2023
    Inventors: Osami Ohno, Satoshi Maruyama, Hiroshi Tanaka, Kei Yonemori, Akihiro Furukawa, Li-Hsuan Huang, Chih-Yuan Chen, Iou-Uei Jang
  • Publication number: 20230120069
    Abstract: According to one embodiment, a processing device includes an acquisition part, and a processor. The acquisition part and the processor are configured to perform a first operation. The acquisition part is configured to acquire first image data, second image data, and third image data in the first operation. The first image data includes data related to a first object member image of an object member transmitting a first light. The second image data includes data related to a second object member image of the object member transmitting a second light. The third image data includes data related to a third object member image of the object member transmitting a third light. The processor is configured to derive first derived data based on the first, second, and third image data in the first operation.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 8, 2022
    Publication date: April 20, 2023
    Applicant: KABUSHIKI KAISHA TOSHIBA
    Inventors: Kiminori TOYA, Hiroshi OHNO
  • Publication number: 20230099653
    Abstract: According to one embodiment, an optical test apparatus includes a first aperture, a second aperture, an image sensor, and a first lens. The first aperture includes a first aperture plane provided with a first wavelength selecting region. The second aperture includes a second aperture plane provided with a second wavelength selecting region different from the first wavelength selecting region. The image sensor is configured to image a light beam passing through the first aperture plane and the second aperture plane and reaching an imaging plane. The first lens is configured to make a light beam passing through the first aperture plane and the second aperture plane be incident on the imaging plane.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 23, 2022
    Publication date: March 30, 2023
    Applicant: KABUSHIKI KAISHA TOSHIBA
    Inventors: Hiroshi OHNO, Hiroya KANO, Hideaki OKANO