Patents by Inventor Hitoshi Mizuno

Hitoshi Mizuno 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: 20240110844
    Abstract: An exposure apparatus exposes an object to pattern light generated by a spatial light modulator having a plurality of elements in accordance with drawing data. The exposure apparatus includes a data output unit configured to output the drawing data to the spatial light modulator, an illumination optical system configured to irradiate the spatial light modulator with illumination light, a first movable body configured to hold the object, a projection optical system configured to project an image of the pattern light generated by the spatial light modulator onto the object, a detection unit configured to detect the image of the pattern light that has been projected, and a determination unit configured to determine whether the spatial light modulator is capable of generating pattern light in accordance with the drawing data output from the data output unit, based on a detection result of the detection unit.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 4, 2023
    Publication date: April 4, 2024
    Applicant: NIKON CORPORATION
    Inventors: Masaki KATO, Hitoshi MIZUNO, Yasushi MIZUNO
  • Publication number: 20240111215
    Abstract: An exposure apparatus includes an illumination optical system, a spatial light modulator illuminated by light from the illumination optical system, a projection optical system that irradiates an exposure target with light emitted from the spatial light modulator, a stage on which the exposure target is placed to perform a relative movement between the exposure target and the projection optical system relative to each other in a predetermined scanning direction, and a controller that has a storage in which information relating to exposure pattern is stored and controls exposure for the exposure target. The controller controls the exposure for the exposure target so that a first step of performing a first exposure based on the information relating to the exposure pattern and a second step of performing a second exposure based on at least a portion of the information relating to the exposure pattern used in the first step are executed.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 13, 2023
    Publication date: April 4, 2024
    Applicant: NIKON CORPORATION
    Inventors: Masaki KATO, Hitoshi MIZUNO, Yasushi MIZUNO
  • Publication number: 20240103379
    Abstract: An exposure apparatus includes: an illumination optical system; a spatial light modulator; a projection optical system that illuminates an exposure target with light emitted from the spatial light modulator; and a stage where the exposure target is placed, wherein by the stage moving the exposure target in a predetermined scan direction, the light illuminates the exposure target by the projection optical system scans on the exposure target, the spatial light modulator includes a plurality of mirrors that rotates around a tilt axis extending in a direction orthogonal to both the scan and an optical axis directions of the projection optical system, the mirrors become an ON state by adjusting a tilt of each mirror relative to the scan direction and thereby emit light to the system, and the exposure apparatus includes an angle adjustment mechanism that adjusts a tilt angle of the spatial light modulator relative to the scan direction.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 11, 2023
    Publication date: March 28, 2024
    Applicant: NIKON CORPORATION
    Inventors: Masaki KATO, Hitoshi MIZUNO, Yasushi MIZUNO
  • Publication number: 20240027898
    Abstract: An exposure apparatus that scans and exposes a substrate via an optical modulator in which a plurality of elements are controlled according to an image pattern, the exposure apparatus includes a first stage that supports a first substrate, a second stage that supports a second substrate different from the first substrate, a measurement part that measures information about the second substrate, and a generation part that generates control data, which controls the plurality of elements during scanning and exposing the second substrate, based on the information during an exposure process of the first substrate, wherein the measurement part measures the information about the second substrate during the exposure process of the first substrate.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 5, 2023
    Publication date: January 25, 2024
    Applicant: NIKON CORPORATION
    Inventors: Masaki KATO, Yasushi MIZUNO, Hitoshi MIZUNO
  • Patent number: 11862017
    Abstract: A communication system (1) includes multiple transmission apparatuses (200) that transmit beacon signals to a moving body (10), and a terminal apparatus (100) that is mounted in the moving body (10) and, upon receiving a beacon signal of a predetermined intensity or more from a transmission apparatus (200), presents information to a user based on the beacon signal of the predetermined intensity or more and a past reception record.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 21, 2020
    Date of Patent: January 2, 2024
    Assignee: NIPPON TELEGRAPH AND TELEPHONE CORPORATION
    Inventors: Hisatoshi Kasahara, Norihiro Fujimoto, Hitoshi Mizuno, Seiya Sato
  • Patent number: 11837080
    Abstract: An object is to estimate the course of a movable terminal device. An information processing system (S) includes a plurality of transmission devices (1a, 1b) capable of transmitting predetermined radio waves, a terminal device (2) capable of receiving the predetermined radio waves, and a management device (3) communicably connected to the terminal device. The terminal device (2) measures intensities of radio waves received from the transmission devices (1a, 1b) at predetermined times, and transmits measurement results to the management device (3). The management device (3) calculates distances between the terminal device (2) and each of the transmission devices (1a, 1b) at the predetermined times from the measurement results, and calculates positions of the terminal device (2) at the predetermined times from the calculated distances.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 25, 2020
    Date of Patent: December 5, 2023
    Assignee: NIPPON TELEGRAPH AND TELEPHONE CORPORATION
    Inventors: Hisatoshi Kasahara, Norihiro Fujimoto, Hitoshi Mizuno, Seiya Sato, Kazuhiko Goto
  • Patent number: 11635329
    Abstract: A transmission type color calibration chart includes a transparent substrate and a color bar group formed on the transparent substrate, wherein the color bar group is constituted by color bars of a plurality of colors containing at least a first color and a second color arranged in a pattern in no particular order, coordinate points of the first color are within a region encompassed by the four points (0.351, 0.649), (0.547, 0.453), (0.380, 0.506) and (0.433, 0.464) on an xy chromaticity diagram, coordinate points of the second color are within a region encompassed by the four points (0.125, 0.489), (0.112, 0.229), (0.270, 0.407) and (0.224, 0.242) on an xy chromaticity diagram, and the transmission spectrum of the first color's color bar and the transmission spectrum of the second color's color bar have peak tops that are respectively separated.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 22, 2022
    Date of Patent: April 25, 2023
    Assignee: DAI NIPPON PRINTING CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Yoshihiko Ogino, Yoichi Kajimura, Takahiro Sahara, Kunio Taguchi, Yasushi Sasagawa, Hitoshi Mizuno, Shota Mitani
  • Publication number: 20230045844
    Abstract: Realized is reliable fixation of a material in a fluid state containing a monovalent metal salt of alginic acid when the material is applied to a subject. A combination of compositions comprising a first material composition containing a monovalent metal salt of alginic acid and a second material composition containing a cross-linking agent having an action of cross-linking the monovalent metal salt of alginic acid, wherein the combination is to be used in such a way as to apply the first material composition to a subject in a fluid state and contact the second material composition with the first material composition applied to the subject to gel at least a part of the first material composition, wherein the first material composition further contains a coloring component so that a formation state of a gel coat on a surface of the first material composition applied to the subject can be evaluated.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 13, 2021
    Publication date: February 16, 2023
    Applicants: MOCHIDA PHARMACEUTICAL CO., LTD., NATIONAL UNIVERSITY CORPORATION HOKKAIDO UNIVERSITY
    Inventors: Tomokazu TAKAI, Hitoshi MIZUNO, Akira TAKAHASHI, Toshiya ENDO, Shinichi SAKAUE, Norimasa IWASAKI, Tomohiro ONODERA, Koji IWASAKI
  • Publication number: 20230041137
    Abstract: A retractor is provided that can form a joint cavity internal space for a field of view for an endoscope and practice of a treatment in a state where a wound area is spread. A retractor includes first arm portions 2 and 3 and a second arm portion 4 positioned between the first arm portions 2 and 3. The first arm portions 2 and 3 include first claw portions 12 and 13 to be hung on a wound area entrance edge. The second arm portion 4 includes a second claw portion 14 to be hung on the wound area entrance edge. When the first arm portions 2 and 3 and the second arm portion 4 are in a closed state, the first claw portions 12 and 13 and the second claw portion 14 overlap with each other.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 13, 2021
    Publication date: February 9, 2023
    Applicants: MOCHIDA PHARMACEUTICAL CO., LTD., NATIONAL UNIVERSITY CORPORATION HOKKAIDO UNIVERSITY
    Inventors: Hitoshi MIZUNO, Kuniyoshi MASUDA, Masahiko KATAYAMA, Tomokazu TAKAI, Toshiya ENDO, Norimasa IWASAKI, Tomohiro ONODERA, Koji IWASAKI
  • Publication number: 20220244105
    Abstract: A transmission type color calibration chart includes a transparent substrate and a color bar group formed on the transparent substrate, wherein the color bar group is constituted by color bars of a plurality of colors containing at least a first color and a second color arranged in a pattern in no particular order, coordinate points of the first color are within a region encompassed by the four points (0.351, 0.649), (0.547, 0.453), (0.380, 0.506) and (0.433, 0.464) on an xy chromaticity diagram, coordinate points of the second color are within a region encompassed by the four points (0.125, 0.489), (0.112, 0.229), (0.270, 0.407) and (0.224, 0.242) on an xy chromaticity diagram, and the transmission spectrum of the first color's color bar and the transmission spectrum of the second color's color bar have peak tops that are respectively separated.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 22, 2022
    Publication date: August 4, 2022
    Applicant: DAI NIPPON PRINTING CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Yoshihiko OGINO, Yoichi KAJIMURA, Takahiro SAHARA, Kunio TAGUCHI, Yasushi SASAGAWA, Hitoshi MIZUNO, Shota MITANI
  • Patent number: 11371886
    Abstract: A transmission type color calibration chart includes a transparent substrate and a color bar group formed on the transparent substrate, wherein the color bar group is constituted by color bars of a plurality of colors containing at least a first color and a second color arranged in a pattern in no particular order, coordinate points of the first color are within a region encompassed by the four points (0.351, 0.649), (0.547, 0.453), (0.380, 0.506) and (0.433, 0.464) on an xy chromaticity diagram, coordinate points of the second color are within a region encompassed by the four points (0.125, 0.489), (0.112, 0.229), (0.270, 0.407) and (0.224, 0.242) on an xy chromaticity diagram, and the transmission spectrum of the first color's color bar and the transmission spectrum of the second color's color bar have peak tops that are respectively separated.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 1, 2021
    Date of Patent: June 28, 2022
    Assignee: DAI NIPPON PRINTING CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Yoshihiko Ogino, Yoichi Kajimura, Takahiro Sahara, Kunio Taguchi, Yasushi Sasagawa, Hitoshi Mizuno, Shota Mitani
  • Publication number: 20220172615
    Abstract: A communication system (1) includes multiple transmission apparatuses (200) that transmit beacon signals to a moving body (10), and a terminal apparatus (100) that is mounted in the moving body (10) and, upon receiving a beacon signal of a predetermined intensity or more from a transmission apparatus (200), presents information to a user based on the beacon signal of the predetermined intensity or more and a past reception record.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 21, 2020
    Publication date: June 2, 2022
    Applicant: NIPPON TELEGRAPH AND TELEPHONE CORPORATION
    Inventors: Hisatoshi KASAHARA, Norihiro FUJIMOTO, Hitoshi MIZUNO, Seiya SATO
  • Patent number: 11340115
    Abstract: A transmission type color calibration chart comprises a transparent substrate and a color bar group formed on the transparent substrate, wherein the color bar group is constituted by color bars of a plurality of colors containing at least a first color and a second color arranged in a pattern in no particular order, coordinate points of the first color are within a region encompassed by the four points (0.351, 0.649), (0.547, 0.453), (0.380, 0.506) and (0.433, 0.464) on an xy chromaticity diagram, coordinate points of the second color are within a region encompassed by the four points (0.125, 0.489), (0.112, 0.229), (0.270, 0.407) and (0.224, 0.242) on an xy chromaticity diagram, and the transmission spectrum of the first color's color bar and the transmission spectrum of the second color's color bar have peak tops that are respectively separated.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 30, 2017
    Date of Patent: May 24, 2022
    Assignee: DAI NIPPON PRINTING CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Yoshihiko Ogino, Yoichi Kajimura, Takahiro Sahara, Kunio Taguchi, Yasushi Sasagawa, Hitoshi Mizuno, Shota Mitani
  • Publication number: 20220148431
    Abstract: A course of a mobile terminal device is estimated. An information processing system (S) includes: a plurality of transmission devices (1a, 1b) capable of transmitting predetermined radio waves; a terminal device (2) capable of receiving the predetermined radio waves; and a management device (3) communicably connected to the terminal device, wherein the terminal device (2) measures an intensity of the radio waves received from each of the plurality of transmission devices (1a, 1b) at intervals of a predetermined time period, and transmits measurement results to the management device (3), and the management device (3) estimates, from the measurement results, a distance from each of the plurality of transmission devices (1a, 1b) to the terminal device (2), and estimates a course of the terminal device (2) from the estimated distances.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 25, 2020
    Publication date: May 12, 2022
    Applicant: NIPPON TELEGRAPH AND TELEPHONE CORPORATION
    Inventors: Hisatoshi KASAHARA, Norihiro FUJIMOTO, Hitoshi MIZUNO, Seiya SATO
  • Publication number: 20220005330
    Abstract: An object is to estimate the course of a movable terminal device. An information processing system (S) includes a plurality of transmission devices (1a, 1b) capable of transmitting predetermined radio waves, a terminal device (2) capable of receiving the predetermined radio waves, and a management device (3) communicably connected to the terminal device. The terminal device (2) measures intensities of radio waves received from the transmission devices (1a, 1b) at predetermined times, and transmits measurement results to the management device (3). The management device (3) calculates distances between the terminal device (2) and each of the transmission devices (1a, 1b) at the predetermined times from the measurement results, and calculates positions of the terminal device (2) at the predetermined times from the calculated distances.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 25, 2020
    Publication date: January 6, 2022
    Applicant: NIPPON TELEGRAPH AND TELEPHONE CORPORATION
    Inventors: Hisatoshi KASAHARA, Norihiro FUJIMOTO, Hitoshi MIZUNO, Seiya SATO, Kazuhiko GOTO
  • Publication number: 20210396582
    Abstract: A transmission type color calibration chart includes a transparent substrate and a color bar group formed on the transparent substrate, wherein the color bar group is constituted by color bars of a plurality of colors containing at least a first color and a second color arranged in a pattern in no particular order, coordinate points of the first color are within a region encompassed by the four points (0.351, 0.649), (0.547, 0.453), (0.380, 0.506) and (0.433, 0.464) on an xy chromaticity diagram, coordinate points of the second color are within a region encompassed by the four points (0.125, 0.489), (0.112, 0.229), (0.270, 0.407) and (0.224, 0.242) on an xy chromaticity diagram, and the transmission spectrum of the first color's color bar and the transmission spectrum of the second color's color bar have peak tops that are respectively separated.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 1, 2021
    Publication date: December 23, 2021
    Applicant: DAI NIPPON PRINTING CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Yoshihiko OGINO, Yoichi KAJIMURA, Takahiro SAHARA, Kunio TAGUCHI, Yasushi SASAGAWA, Hitoshi MIZUNO, Shota MITANI
  • Publication number: 20210378650
    Abstract: A sheet applying device, a sheet applying system, and a sheet applying method are provided. A first sheet applying system 10 mainly includes a first sheet applying device 11 and a sheet cartridge 900. The first sheet applying device 11 mainly includes a first supporter 200 and a holder 500. The first supporter 200 mainly includes a first support shaft 210a, a second support shaft 210b, a first swing mechanism 220, a support cover 211, and a handle 300. The first support shaft 210a and the second support shaft 210b have straight cylindrical bar shapes and movably extend in parallel to each other from a proximal end side of the first sheet applying system 10 toward a distal end side of the first sheet applying system 10, in other words, in a longitudinal direction of the first supporter 200.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 18, 2019
    Publication date: December 9, 2021
    Applicant: Mochida Pharmaceutical Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Hitoshi MIZUNO, Daichi TANAKA
  • Publication number: 20190137340
    Abstract: A transmission type color calibration chart includes a transparent substrate and a color bar group formed on the transparent substrate, wherein the color bar group is constituted by color bars of a plurality of colors containing at least a first color and a second color arranged in a pattern in no particular order, coordinate points of the first color are within a region encompassed by the four points (0.351, 0.649), (0.547, 0.453), (0.380, 0.506) and (0.433, 0.464) on an xy chromaticity diagram, coordinate points of the second color are within a region encompassed by the four points (0.125, 0.489), (0.112, 0.229), (0.270, 0.407) and (0.224, 0.242) on an xy chromaticity diagram, and the transmission spectrum of the first color's color bar and the transmission spectrum of the second color's color bar have peak tops that are respectively separated.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 30, 2017
    Publication date: May 9, 2019
    Applicant: DAI NIPPON PRINTING CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Yoshihiko OGINO, Yoichi KAJIMURA, Takahiro SAHARA, Kunio TAGUCHI, Yasushi SASAGAWA, Hitoshi MIZUNO, Shota MITANI
  • Publication number: 20190106767
    Abstract: [Object] To provide a method for processing steelmaking dust, a method for producing zinc, and a method for producing an iron- and steelmaking raw material, which are more advantageous than the Waelz method in terms of energy and economy. [Solving Means] A method for processing steelmaking dust according to an embodiment of the present invention includes: adding a calcium compound containing Ca to steelmaking dust containing zinc, the number of moles of Ca being equivalent to or more than the number of moles of Fe in the steelmaking dust; and heating and reducing, in a furnace, the steelmaking dust to which the calcium compound has been added. A ratio of the number of moles of Ca in the calcium compound to the number of moles of Fe in the steelmaking dust is adjusted to be not less than 1.3 and not more than 1.5.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 11, 2017
    Publication date: April 11, 2019
    Inventors: Tetsuya NAGASAKA, Kazuyoshi YAMAGUCHI, Hitoshi MIZUNO, Shunsuke KOIDE
  • Patent number: D846610
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 27, 2017
    Date of Patent: April 23, 2019
    Assignee: Hoei Shokai Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Yasuyuki Kodama, Hitoshi Mizuno