Patents by Inventor Hiroshi Suzuki

Hiroshi Suzuki 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: 10381203
    Abstract: Provided is a backing plate obtaining by bonding an anticorrosive metal and Mo or a Mo alloy, wherein the backing plate comprises, on a surface of the Mo or Mo alloy backing plate to be cooled (cooling surface side), a layer having a thickness corresponding to 1/40 to ? of a total thickness of the backing plate and formed from an anticorrosive metal obtained by bonding one or more types of metals selected from among Cu, Al and Ti, or an alloy thereof. Additionally provided is a sputtering target-backing plate assembly obtained by bonding the foregoing Mo or Mo alloy backing plate and a target formed from a low thermal expansion material. Particularly in semiconductor applications, reductions in size have progressed and control of particles during sputtering has become stricter. The present invention aims to resolve the problem of warpage of sputtering targets formed from low thermal expansion materials and problems occurring with respect to the anticorrosive properties of Mo or Mo alloy backing plates.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 16, 2015
    Date of Patent: August 13, 2019
    Assignee: JX Nippon Mining & Metals Corporation
    Inventors: Hiroshi Takamura, Ryo Suzuki
  • Patent number: 10381258
    Abstract: In a processing apparatus according to one embodiment, a stage is installed inside a process chamber. The stage has a plurality of through-holes formed therein, which corresponds to a plurality of lift pins. The plurality of lift pins is supported by a spline shaft through a support body. The spline shaft is supported by a spline bearing such that the spline shaft is vertically moved. The plurality of lift pins is biased upward by a spring member through the spline shaft. The spline shaft, the spline bearing, and the spring member are installed in an outer space separated from a depressurizable inner space of the process chamber.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 29, 2016
    Date of Patent: August 13, 2019
    Assignee: TOKYO ELECTRON LIMITED
    Inventors: Takuya Umise, Hiroshi Sone, Naoyuki Suzuki
  • Publication number: 20190246178
    Abstract: There is provided a portable terminal device 2 that notifies a television receiver 1 of a received phone call or mail. The portable terminal device 2 includes a communication unit 210 that receives a phone call or mail and communicates with the television receiver, a notification execution unit 203c that performs control in a case where information of the phone call or the mail received by the communication unit is notified to the television receiver, and a posture detection execution unit 203e that detects a posture of the portable terminal device. In a case where the communication unit receives a phone call or mail, the notification execution unit changes content of the information of the received phone call or mail according to a detection result of the posture detection execution unit and notifies the television receiver of the changed content.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 23, 2016
    Publication date: August 8, 2019
    Inventors: Motoyuki SUZUKI, Hiroshi SHIMIZU, Yasunobu HASHIMOTO, Kazuhiko YOSHIZAWA, Mitsunobu WATANABE, Tomonori NOMURA
  • Publication number: 20190245172
    Abstract: The present invention provides a power storage device capable of preventing rain water, washing water, and the like from entering a casing. The power storage device of the present invention includes a secondary battery, the casing having a sealed structure, a safety valve, and a drainage through hole, the casing includes an external container configured to accommodate the secondary battery and an upper lid disposed above the external container, the upper lid has an upper surface having a concave portion formed therein, the safety valve is disposed in the concave portion, and the drainage through hole is provided to pass through a side wall of the concave portion.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 23, 2016
    Publication date: August 8, 2019
    Inventors: Tomoya Makabe, Takeshi Yanagisawa, Masaharu Nakamori, Hiroyuki Suzuki, Hideyuki Sugiyama, Hiroshi Sato, Takeshi Sawada, Kazutoshi Miyauchi
  • Publication number: 20190242000
    Abstract: Provided is a method for manufacturing a high-strength galvanized steel sheet. Heating in a first half of oxidizing treatment is performed at a temperature of 400° C. to 750° C. in an atmosphere having a particular O2 concentration and a particular H2O concentration, and heating in a second half of the oxidizing treatment is performed at a temperature of 600° C. to 850° C. in an atmosphere having a particular O2 concentration and a particular H2O concentration. Subsequently, heating in a heating zone for reduction annealing is performed to a temperature of 650° C. to 900° C. at a particular heating rate in an atmosphere having a particular H2 concentration and a particular H2O concentration with the balance being N2 and inevitable impurities, and soaking in a soaking zone for the reduction annealing is performed in an atmosphere having a particular H2 concentration and a particular H2O concentration with the balance being N2 and inevitable impurities.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 14, 2017
    Publication date: August 8, 2019
    Applicant: JFE Steel Corporation
    Inventors: Yoichi Makimizu, Gentaro Takeda, Hiroshi Hasegawa, Yoshimasa Himei, Yoshikazu Suzuki
  • Patent number: 10368727
    Abstract: An endoscope which promotes downsizing and cost reduction, and a manufacturing method of an endoscope are provided. For this reason, in an endoscope, a lens unit containing a lens in a lens tube, an image capturing element of which an image capturing surface is covered with element cover glass, and an adhesive resin fixing the lens unit of which an optical axis of the lens is coincident with the center of the image capturing surface to the element cover glass with a separation portion are disposed.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 15, 2017
    Date of Patent: August 6, 2019
    Assignee: PANASONIC INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY MANAGEMENT CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Akinori Osada, Takafumi Sanada, Yasuyuki Hanada, Naoyuki Haraguchi, Takahisa Suzuki, Tooru Tanaka, Hiroshi Nagayasu
  • Patent number: 10370737
    Abstract: A high-strength galvanized steel sheet and method for producing the same. The high-strength galvanized steel sheet including a specified chemical composition and a microstructure comprising, in terms of area fraction, a tempered martensite phase: 30% or more and 73% or less, a ferrite phase: 25% or more and 68% or less, a retained austenite phase: 2% or more and 15% or less, and other phases: 10% or less (including 0%), the other phases comprising a martensite phase: 3% or less (including 0%) and a bainitic ferrite phase: less than 5% (including 0%), the tempered martensite phase having an average grain size of 8 ?m or less, the ferrite phase having an average grain size of 5 ?m or less, and the retained austenite phase having a C content less than 0.7% by mass.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 24, 2015
    Date of Patent: August 6, 2019
    Assignee: JFE STEEL CORPORATION
    Inventors: Hiroshi Hasegawa, Hideyuki Kimura, Yoshimasa Funakawa, Yoichi Makimizu, Yoshitsugu Suzuki
  • Publication number: 20190232671
    Abstract: According to an embodiment of this invention, an apparatus comprises: a detachable inktank containing ink; a subtank containing the ink supplied from the inktank; a printhead configured to discharge the ink supplied from the subtank; an ink supply path connecting the subtank to the printhead; a valve arranged on the ink supply path; a supply unit configured to supply the ink from the inktank to the subtank by repeatedly opening and closing the valve; a suction unit configured to suck the ink from the printhead; and a control unit configured to control, when the inktank is attached, the supply unit to operate for a predetermined number of times to supply the ink from the inktank to the subtank, and to subsequently control the suction unit to operate to supply the ink from the subtank to the printhead.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 22, 2019
    Publication date: August 1, 2019
    Inventors: Toshimitsu Danzuka, Naoaki Wada, Kazuki Narumi, Tomoki Yamamuro, Hiroshi Taira, Akiko Aichi, Noboru Kunimine, Taku Yokozawa, Kazuo Suzuki, Kazuhiko Sato, Masataka Kato, Shin Genta, Hiroto Kango
  • Publication number: 20190232417
    Abstract: A gas-shielded arc welding method includes welding a steel plate having a tensile strength of 780 MPa or more while feeding a consumable electrode via a welding torch and flowing a shielding gas. The consumable electrode includes, in mass %, C: 0 to 0.20%, Si: 0 to 0.50%, Mn: 0 to 0.50%, Cr: 1.00% to 9.00%, S: 0.0020% to 0.0600%, and Ni: 0 to 0.50%. The shielding gas includes, in vol. %, at least one of CO2 and O2: 1% to 15% in total, with the remainder being Ar and unavoidable impurities. Welding is performed under the condition satisfying the relationship of 1?{?0.05×[CO2+O2]}+[Cr]?8.3, and [Cr] represents the content of Cr in the consumable electrode, and [CO2+O2] represents a total content of at least one of CO2 and O2 in the shielding gas.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 19, 2017
    Publication date: August 1, 2019
    Applicants: Kabushiki Kaisha Kobe Seiko Sho (Kobe Steel, Ltd.), JFE Steel Corporation
    Inventors: Minoru MIYATA, Reiichi SUZUKI, Hiroshi MATSUDA, Rinsei IKEDA, Sachiko SUZUKI, Satoru ANDO
  • Publication number: 20190236952
    Abstract: According to one embodiment, in general, an information processing apparatus includes one or more processors. The one or more processors receive from an onboard device of a probe vehicle an image showing a vehicle group of one or more vehicles stopping on the same lane, imaging time of the image, and a position of the probe vehicle at the imaging time. The one or more processors select vehicle groups according to the imaging time and an imaging position. The one or more processors identify the selected vehicle groups as a vehicle queue. The one or more processors calculate a stopping vehicle-queue evaluation value. The one or more processors calculate a parking vehicle-queue evaluation value. The one or more processors determine whether the identified vehicle queue is the stopping vehicle queue or the parking vehicle queue.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 22, 2019
    Publication date: August 1, 2019
    Applicants: KABUSHIKI KAISHA TOSHIBA, TOSHIBA INFRASTRUCTURE SYSTEMS & SOLUTIONS CORPORATION
    Inventors: Yoshihiko SUZUKI, Yusuke TAKAHASHI, Toshio SATO, Yoshikazu OOBA, Hiroshi SAKAI, Hideki UENO
  • Publication number: 20190234237
    Abstract: A turbocharge includes: a compressor wheel; a turbine wheel configured to rotate with the compressor wheel; a turbine housing disposed so as to cover the turbine wheel; a bearing supporting a rotational shaft of the turbine wheel rotatably; and a bearing housing accommodating the bearing. One of the turbine housing or the bearing housing includes a fin portion protruding toward the other one of the turbine housing or the bearing housing so as to extend along an axial direction of the rotational shaft, and, between the turbine housing and the bearing housing, a cavity is formed on each side of the fin portion with respect to a radial direction of the rotational shaft.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 28, 2017
    Publication date: August 1, 2019
    Applicant: MITSUBISHI HEAVY INDUSTRIES ENGINE & TURBOCHARGER, LTD.
    Inventors: Tsuyoshi KITAMURA, Seiichi IBARAKI, Toyotaka YOSHIDA, Hiroshi SUZUKI, Motoki EBISU
  • Publication number: 20190234492
    Abstract: A vehicle drive device that includes the rotating electrical machine disposed at such a position that at least a part of the rotating electrical machine overlaps the speed change mechanism as viewed in a radial direction of the rotating electrical machine, and the rotating electrical machine disposed on the first side in the axial direction with respect to the input gear so as to overlap the input gear or a member that rotates with the input gear as viewed in the axial direction.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 31, 2017
    Publication date: August 1, 2019
    Applicant: AISIN AW CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Satoru KASUYA, Hiroshi KATO, Jun SUZUKI
  • Patent number: 10364888
    Abstract: A control device for a continuously variable transmission includes: a line pressure generating-section configured to generate a line pressure; a pilot valve configured to supply a pilot pressure regulated so as not to exceed a first predetermined pressure when the line pressure exceeds the first predetermined pressure; a control section configured to generate the clamping forces by controlling the pilot pressure; a line pressure increase section configured to increase the line pressure to be greater than the first predetermined pressure when the control to increase the line pressure is performed when the line pressure is lower than the first predetermined pressure.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 28, 2015
    Date of Patent: July 30, 2019
    Assignees: JATCO LTD, NISSAN MOTOR CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Tomoaki Honma, Yuta Suzuki, Itaru Shinohara, Hiroshi Sekiya, Hiromu Ogino
  • Publication number: 20190229697
    Abstract: Disclosed herein is a common mode filter that includes a winding core part and first and second wires wound in a same direction around the winding core part. A predetermined one turn of the first wire crosses a predetermined one turn of the second wire a plurality of times.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 30, 2018
    Publication date: July 25, 2019
    Applicant: TDK Corporation
    Inventors: Yugo ASAI, Tsutomu KOBAYASHI, Daisuke URABE, Hiroshi SUZUKI, Emi ITO, Toshio TOMONARI
  • Publication number: 20190223397
    Abstract: The present invention provides a method for culturing photosynthetic microalgae with which xanthophyll can be obtained more efficiently than before.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 17, 2017
    Publication date: July 25, 2019
    Applicant: SHOWA DENKO K.K.
    Inventors: Yoko MATSUMOTO, Masaharu ISHIKURA, Hiroshi SUZUKI
  • Publication number: 20190228953
    Abstract: Provided is a stage for precisely controlling a substrate temperature and a manufacturing method thereof. Alternatively, a film-forming apparatus or a film-processing apparatus having the stage is provided. The stage includes a base material and a heater layer over the base material. The heater layer has a first insulating film, a heater wire over the first insulating film, and a second insulating film over the heater wire. The heater wire includes more than one kind of metal selected from tungsten, nickel. chromium cobalt, and molybdenum.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 28, 2019
    Publication date: July 25, 2019
    Inventors: Toshihiro TACHIKAWA, Naoya AIKAWA, Go TAKAHARA, Kohei SUZUKI, Hiroshi MITSUDA
  • Publication number: 20190228901
    Abstract: Disclosed herein is a common mode filter that includes a winding core part and first and second wires wound in a same direction around the winding core part. The first and second wires constitute a first winding block on one endmost side in an axial direction of the winding core part, a second winding block on other endmost side in the axial direction of the winding core part, and a third winding block positioned between the first and second winding blocks. The second winding block is a winding block at an odd-numbered position counted from the first winding block. The first and second wires cross each other in an area between the first and third winding blocks and in an area between the second and third winding blocks.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 30, 2018
    Publication date: July 25, 2019
    Applicant: TDK Corporation
    Inventors: Yugo ASAI, Tsutomu KOBAYASHI, Daisuke URABE, Hiroshi SUZUKI, Emi ITO, Toshio TOMONARI
  • Publication number: 20190228895
    Abstract: Disclosed herein is a common mode filter that includes: a winding core part including first and second winding areas and a third winding area positioned between the first and second winding areas; and first and second wires wound in a same direction around the winding core part. The first and second wires constitute a first winding block wound in the first winding area and a second winding block wound in the second winding area. The first and second wires cross each other in the third winding area. Each of the first and second winding blocks has first and second winding layers. The difference in a number of turns between the first winding layer and the second winding layer is larger in the first winding block than in the second winding block.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 30, 2018
    Publication date: July 25, 2019
    Applicant: TDK Corporation
    Inventors: Yugo Asai, Tsutomu Kobayashi, Daisuke Urabe, Hiroshi Suzuki, Emi Ito, Toshio Tomonari
  • Publication number: 20190220997
    Abstract: A self-position estimation apparatus includes an image capturing unit capturing driving images and reference images at a plurality of positions along a predetermined driving route, a detection unit detecting feature points on each of the driving images and feature points on each of the reference images, a storage unit storing map information which includes the feature points on each of the reference images and a position and a posture of the image capturing unit at a time each of the reference images is captured by the image capturing unit, and an estimation unit selecting a similar image similar to one of the driving images from the reference images to correlate the feature points on the one of the driving images and feature points on the similar image, the estimation unit estimating a position and a posture of an own vehicle a predetermined driving route based on a correlation result.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 15, 2019
    Publication date: July 18, 2019
    Applicant: AISIN SEIKI KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Shoji ASAI, Shu ASAMI, Yoshikazu HATTORI, Hiroshi ISHIGURO, Kazutaka HAYAKAWA, Takashi SUZUKI
  • Publication number: 20190220147
    Abstract: Included are a first cover base including an alkali glass layer, a first alkali-free glass layer provided on one face of the alkali glass layer, and a second alkali-free glass layer provided on another face of the alkali glass layer and a sensor that is provided on the first alkali-free glass layer of the first cover base and includes a plurality of first electrodes configured to detect the unevenness of a surface of an object to be detected that comes into contact with or close to the first cover base and a switching element. At least the first electrodes are formed above the first alkali-free glass layer and in a transmissive area that passes an image.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 27, 2019
    Publication date: July 18, 2019
    Inventors: Hayato Kurasawa, Shoji Hinata, Toshinori Uehara, Hiroshi Mizuhashi, Yuji Suzuki, Yasuhiro Kanaya