Patents by Inventor Hiroyuki Kishida

Hiroyuki Kishida 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).

  • Publication number: 20220187729
    Abstract: A carrier for forming an electrophotographic image is provided. The carrier comprises a core particle and a coating layer coating the core particle. The coating layer contains chargeable particles and a dispersant. The carrier has an apparent density of from 2.0 g/cm3 or greater but less than 2.5 g/cm3.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 6, 2021
    Publication date: June 16, 2022
    Applicant: Ricoh Company, Ltd.
    Inventors: Masashi Nagayama, Kousuke Suzuki, Hiroyuki Kishida, Tohru Suganuma, Minoru Masuda, Kento Takeuchi, Kaede Masuko
  • Patent number: 11163098
    Abstract: An object of the present invention is to provide an optical filter having excellent visible light-cut characteristics and near-infrared rays transmission properties at a specific wavelength that are compatible with one another even in the case where the incident angle is increased, according to reduction in height of equipment on which an optical sensor device is provided. The optical filter of the present invention includes a base material (i) including a resin layer containing a compound (Z) having an absorption maximum in the wavelength region of 700 to 930 nm, and a dielectric multilayer film formed on at least one surface of the base material (i), and has specific optical properties.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 2, 2017
    Date of Patent: November 2, 2021
    Assignee: JSR CORPORATION
    Inventors: Katsuya Nagaya, Daisuke Shigeoka, Hiroyuki Kishida, Masako Horiuchi
  • Patent number: 11106150
    Abstract: A carrier for forming an electrophotographic image is provided. The carrier includes a core particle comprising a manganese-based ferrite particle having an apparent density of from 2.0 to 2.2 g/cm3 and a magnetization of from 44 to 52 emu/g in a magnetic field of 500 Oe; and a coating layer coating a surface of the core particle. The coating layer contains a carbon black, an inorganic particle A, and an inorganic particle B. The inorganic particle A and the carbon black each have a concentration gradient in a thickness direction of the coating layer. A concentration of the inorganic particle A increases toward a surface of the coating layer, and a concentration of the carbon black decreases toward the surface of the coating layer.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 14, 2019
    Date of Patent: August 31, 2021
    Assignee: RICOH COMPANY, LTD.
    Inventors: Masashi Nagayama, Hiroyuki Kishida, Masahiro Seki, Yoshimichi Ishikawa, Saori Yamada
  • Patent number: 10915035
    Abstract: A carrier for developing an electrostatic latent image includes a core material particle and a resin layer covering a surface of the core material particle. The resin layer includes a resin and at least one kind of a fine particle. At least one kind of the fine particles includes a chargeable fine particle. The chargeable fine particle has a long diameter of 400 to 900 nm. The chargeable fine particle has a shape factor SF-1 of 160 to 250.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 26, 2017
    Date of Patent: February 9, 2021
    Assignee: Ricoh Company, Ltd.
    Inventors: Haruki Murata, Hiroyuki Kishida, Toyoaki Tano, Kenichi Mashiko, Masato Taikoji, Mariko Takii, Yoshihiro Murasawa
  • Patent number: 10796701
    Abstract: The present invention provides a presumable operator determining system which allows determining, at minimum cost, a presumable operator who has operated a door or a button of a home appliance or operated the home appliance by voice control. A presumable operator determining system (100), which determines a presumable operator who has operated a home appliance (10) provided in a house (40), has pre-registered therein unique information of respective communication terminal devices (20) such that the unique information are respectively associated with users who operate the home appliance (10), the communication terminal devices (20) being respectively carried by the users and brought along by the users when the users go out.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 21, 2017
    Date of Patent: October 6, 2020
    Assignee: SHARP KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventor: Hiroyuki Kishida
  • Publication number: 20200183297
    Abstract: A carrier for developing an electrostatic latent image includes a core material particle and a resin layer covering a surface of the core material particle. The resin layer includes a resin and at least one kind of a fine particle. At least one kind of the fine particles includes a chargeable fine particle. The chargeable fine particle has a long diameter of 400 to 900 nm. The chargeable fine particle has a shape factor SF-1 of 160 to 250.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 26, 2017
    Publication date: June 11, 2020
    Inventors: Haruki MURATA, Hiroyuki KISHIDA, Toyoaki TANO, Kenichi MASHIKO, Masato TAIKOJI, Mariko TAKII, Yoshihiro MURASAWA
  • Publication number: 20200166867
    Abstract: A carrier for forming an electrophotographic image is provided. The carrier includes a core particle comprising a manganese-based ferrite particle having an apparent density of from 2.0 to 2.2 g/cm3 and a magnetization of from 44 to 52 emu/g in a magnetic field of 500 Oe; and a coating layer coating a surface of the core particle. The coating layer contains a carbon black, an inorganic particle A, and an inorganic particle B. The inorganic particle A and the carbon black each have a concentration gradient in a thickness direction of the coating layer. A concentration of the inorganic particle A increases toward a surface of the coating layer, and a concentration of the carbon black decreases toward the surface of the coating layer.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 14, 2019
    Publication date: May 28, 2020
    Inventors: Masashi NAGAYAMA, Hiroyuki KISHIDA, Masahiro SEKI, Yoshimichi ISHIKAWA, Saori YAMADA
  • Publication number: 20190227207
    Abstract: An object of the present invention is to provide an optical filter having excellent visible light-cut characteristics and near-infrared rays transmission properties at a specific wavelength that are compatible with one another even in the case where the incident angle is increased, according to reduction in height of equipment on which an optical sensor device is provided. The optical filter of the present invention includes a base material (i) including a resin layer containing a compound (Z) having an absorption maximum in the wavelength region of 700 to 930 nm, and a dielectric multilayer film formed on at least one surface of the base material (i), and has specific optical properties.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 2, 2017
    Publication date: July 25, 2019
    Applicant: JSR CORPORATION
    Inventors: Katsuya NAGAYA, Daisuke SHIGEOKA, Hiroyuki KISHIDA, Masako HORIUCHI
  • Publication number: 20190139553
    Abstract: The present invention provides a presumable operator determining system which allows determining, at minimum cost, a presumable operator who has operated a door or a button of a home appliance or operated the home appliance by voice control. A presumable operator determining system (100), which determines a presumable operator who has operated a home appliance (10) provided in a house (40), has pre-registered therein unique information of respective communication terminal devices (20) such that the unique information are respectively associated with users who operate the home appliance (10), the communication terminal devices (20) being respectively carried by the users and brought along by the users when the users go out.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 21, 2017
    Publication date: May 9, 2019
    Inventor: HIROYUKI KISHIDA
  • Patent number: 10254674
    Abstract: A carrier for a developer of an electrostatic latent image, the carrier including: core particles having magnetism; and a coating layer coating a surface of each of the core particles, wherein the coating layer includes two or more kinds of inorganic particles, at least one kind of inorganic particles among the two or more kinds of inorganic particles is inorganic particles A having conductivity and a peak particle diameter of from 300 nm through 1,000 nm, and surface roughness of the carrier calculated by Formula 1 below is from 1.10 m2/g through 1.90 m2/g, C?F??Formula 1 where C is a BET specific surface area (m2/g) of the carrier and F is a BET specific surface area (m2/g) of the core particles.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 12, 2017
    Date of Patent: April 9, 2019
    Assignee: Ricoh Company, Ltd.
    Inventors: Masahiro Seki, Hiroyuki Kishida, Haruki Murata, Shinya Nakagawa, Kei Niwayama, Saori Yamada, Kohsuke Miyazaki
  • Patent number: 10234783
    Abstract: A carrier including a resin layer including at least one kind of particles, wherein the at least one kind of the particles are particles of barium sulfate, wherein an amount of Ba detected is 0.3 atomic % or greater in a Ba analysis through X-ray photoelectron spectroscopy (XPS) of the carrier, and wherein circle-equivalent diameters of the particles of the barium sulfate are 400 nm or greater but 900 nm or smaller.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 28, 2016
    Date of Patent: March 19, 2019
    Assignee: Ricoh Company, Ltd.
    Inventors: Koichi Sakata, Tohru Suganuma, Shohichi Sugimoto, Hiroshi Tohmatsu, Hiroyuki Kishida, Kenichi Mashiko, Toyoaki Tano
  • Patent number: 10197948
    Abstract: A developing device, including: a developer containing toner and carrier; and developer bearer configured to have surface thereof bear the developer and endlessly move, and to develop latent image over surface of latent image bearer by supplying toner in developer to latent image in developing region facing the latent image bearer, wherein carrier contains fine particles, value X in volume resistivity R (=10X) (?·cm) of carrier is 11.5-16.0, developer bearer includes: magnetic field generating unit including a plurality of magnetic poles; and developing sleeve having a cylindrical shape enclosing magnetic field generating unit, and configured to bear developer over outer circumferential surface of cylindrical shape by magnetic force of the magnetic field generating unit and perform surface moving by rotating relative to developing device body, and developing device includes developing sleeve voltage applying unit configured to apply AC component-containing voltage to developing sleeve.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 31, 2015
    Date of Patent: February 5, 2019
    Assignee: Ricoh Company, Ltd.
    Inventors: Hitoshi Iwatsuki, Koichi Sakata, Hiroshi Tohmatsu, Toyoaki Tano, Kenichi Mashiko, Mariko Takii, Hiroyuki Kishida, Yoshihiro Murasawa, Keinosuke Kondoh, Toshio Koike, Yutaka Takahashi
  • Patent number: 10067438
    Abstract: Provided is an electrostatic latent image developing white toner, including: a white toner including at least a binder resin, a white pigment, and a release agent; and a magnetic carrier including at least a core material, and a coating layer coating the core material and made of a coating resin and conductive particles, wherein Ra of the magnetic carrier is in a range of from 0.50 ?m to 1.00 ?m, and a bulk density of the magnetic carrier is in a range of from 2.08 g/cm3 to 2.24 g/cm3.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 29, 2015
    Date of Patent: September 4, 2018
    Assignee: Ricoh Company, Ltd.
    Inventors: Yoshihiro Murasawa, Hiroshi Tohmatsu, Hitoshi Iwatsuki, Mariko Takii, Koichi Sakata, Hiroyuki Kishida, Toyoaki Tano, Kenichi Mashiko
  • Patent number: 10054868
    Abstract: A carrier includes a core and a covering layer covering the core and including at least carbon black and a filler. The maximum height Ry of the surface of the carrier is from 4.0 ?m to 5.0 ?m.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 21, 2016
    Date of Patent: August 21, 2018
    Assignee: Ricoh Company, Ltd.
    Inventors: Hiroyuki Kishida, Kenichi Mashiko, Mariko Takii, Yoshihiro Murasawa, Haruki Murata
  • Patent number: 9989874
    Abstract: A carrier for developing electrostatic latent images is provided. The carrier includes a magnetic core particle and a resin layer coating a surface of the magnetic core particle. The resin layer includes a particulate material A having a volume average particle diameter (a) and a particulate material B having a volume average particle diameter (b). The volume average particle diameter (a) of the particulate material A is the largest among volume average particle diameters of all particulate materials included in the resin layer, and an inequation 100?(a)/(b)?5 is satisfied. The particulate material A is barium sulfate.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 3, 2017
    Date of Patent: June 5, 2018
    Assignee: Ricoh Company, Ltd.
    Inventors: Yoshihiro Murasawa, Toyoaki Tano, Hiroyuki Kishida, Masato Taikoji, Kenichi Mashiko, Mariko Takii, Haruki Murata
  • Publication number: 20180120724
    Abstract: A carrier including a resin layer including at least one kind of particles, wherein the at least one kind of the particles are particles of barium sulfate, wherein an amount of Ba detected is 0.3 atomic % or greater in a Ba analysis through X-ray photo-electron spectroscopy (XPS) of the carrier, and wherein circle-equivalent diameters of the particles of the barium sulfate are 400 nm or greater but 900 nm or smaller.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 28, 2016
    Publication date: May 3, 2018
    Inventors: Koichi SAKATA, Tohru SUGANUMA, Shohichi SUGIMOTO, Hiroshi TOHMATSU, Hiroyuki KISHIDA, Kenichi MASHIKO, Toyoaki TANO
  • Publication number: 20180113393
    Abstract: A carrier for a developer of an electrostatic latent image, the carrier including: core particles having magnetism; and a coating layer coating a surface of each of the core particles, wherein the coating layer includes two or more kinds of inorganic particles, at least one kind of inorganic particles among the two or more kinds of inorganic particles is inorganic particles A having conductivity and a peak particle diameter of from 300 nm through 1,000 nm, and surface roughness of the carrier calculated by Formula 1 below is from 1.10 m2/g through 1.90 m2/g, C?F??Formula 1 where C is a BET specific surface area (m2/g) of the carrier and F is a BET specific surface area (m2/g) of the core particles.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 12, 2017
    Publication date: April 26, 2018
    Inventors: Masahiro SEKI, Hiroyuki Kishida, Haruki Murata, Shinya Nakagawa, Kei Niwayama, Saori Yamada, Kohsuke Miyazaki
  • Patent number: 9946177
    Abstract: A carrier is provided. The carrier includes a magnetic core particle and a resin layer coating a surface of the magnetic core particle. The resin layer includes a resin, a conductive particle including tungsten tin oxide, and a chargeable filler.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 3, 2017
    Date of Patent: April 17, 2018
    Assignee: Ricoh Company, Ltd.
    Inventors: Yoshihiro Murasawa, Koichi Sakata, Masashi Nagayama, Toyoaki Tano, Hiroyuki Kishida
  • Patent number: 9823091
    Abstract: An encoder system includes a signal processing circuit including: (1) a first position data detection circuit that detects first position data representing positional displacement in rotation of an input shaft through first predetermined signal processing based on a first detection signal input from a first absolute position encoder; (2) a second position data detection circuit that detects second position data representing positional displacement in rotation of an output shaft through second predetermined signal processing based on a second detection signal input from a second absolute position encoder; (3) a position data combination circuit that combines the first and second position data to generate combined position data representing the number of rotations of the input shaft and the positional displacement within one rotation of the input shaft; and (4) a position data comparing and collating circuit that compares and collates the first and second position data.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 30, 2015
    Date of Patent: November 21, 2017
    Assignee: NIKON CORPORATION
    Inventors: Hiroyuki Kishida, Toru Morita, Yoshiji Takahashi
  • Publication number: 20170329247
    Abstract: Provided is an electrostatic latent image developing white toner, including: a white toner including at least a binder resin, a white pigment, and a release agent; and a magnetic carrier including at least a core material, and a coating layer coating the core material and made of a coating resin and conductive particles, wherein Ra of the magnetic carrier is in a range of from 0.50 ?m to 1.00 ?m, and a bulk density of the magnetic carrier is in a range of from 2.08 g/cm3 to 2.24 g/cm3.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 29, 2015
    Publication date: November 16, 2017
    Inventors: Yoshihiro MURASAWA, Hiroshi TOHMATSU, Hitoshi IWATSUKI, Mariko TAKII, Koichi SAKATA, Hiroyuki KISHIDA, Toyoaki TANO, Kenichi MASHIKO