Isao Takahashi 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 semiconductor device including at least an inversion channel region includes an oxide semiconductor film containing a crystal that contains at least gallium oxide at the inversion channel region.
Abstract: In a first aspect of a present inventive subject matter, a method of etching an object to be etched with an etching liquid that contains bromine, and the object contains at least gallium and/or aluminum.
Abstract: In a first aspect of a present inventive subject matter, a method of etching includes etching an object at a temperature that is higher than 200° C. with atomized droplets of an etching liquid.
Abstract: The disclosure provides a semiconductor apparatus capable of keeping a semiconductor characteristics and realizing excellent semiconductor properties even when using an n type semiconductor (gallium oxide, for example) having a low loss at a high voltage and having much higher dielectric breakdown electric field strength than SiC. A semiconductor apparatus including at least an n type semiconductor layer and a p+ type semiconductor layer, wherein the n type semiconductor layer includes a crystalline oxide semiconductor (gallium oxide, for example) containing a metal of Group 13 of the periodic table as a main component, and the p+ type semiconductor layer includes a crystalline oxide semiconductor (iridium oxide, for example) containing a metal of Group 9 of the periodic table as a main component.
Abstract: A semiconductor device includes an oxide semiconductor film having a corundum structure or containing as a major component gallium oxide or a mixed crystal of gallium oxide, and the semiconductor device is a normally-off semiconductor device with a threshold voltage that is 3V or more.
Abstract: A recording device according to the present disclosure includes: a writer that rewrites schedule information visibly recorded on a recording medium and corresponding to a time from first schedule information to second schedule information; and a generator that generates the second schedule information on the basis of a time.
Abstract: A device state recording system includes a ground system and an on-board system. The device state recording system records a state quantity of a device in the on-board system in response to an instruction from the ground system. The on-board system includes a state recording device provided in the device. A device-side parameter setter sets at least a parameter related to generation of a trigger condition for instructing start of recording of the state quantity of the device, and a parameter related to the state quantity of the device. A state record storage records therein a state quantity of a device that records the state quantity of the device based on the parameter related to generation of the trigger condition and the parameter related to the state quantity of the device.
July 22, 2020
November 5, 2020
KABUSHIKI KAISHA TOSHIBA, TOSHIBA INFRASTRUCTURE SYSTEMS & SOLUTIONS CORPORATION
Abstract: A battery pack includes a first unit battery, a second unit battery, and a spacer. The first unit battery includes a wound electrode body and a casing that accommodates an electrolyte solution. The spacer includes: a primary surface that faces the first unit battery; and plural projections, each of which is projected from the primary surface. The plural projections include: a first projection that abuts the casing in a state where the casing is not expanded; and a second projection, a height of which is lower than a height of the first projection.
Abstract: X-ray photons are counted as to each of energy bands (bins) to which optimum energy ranges are provided, and an image with reduced noise is displayed in a short time. An energy range of at least one of multiple energy bands in an X-ray detector is adjusted, on the basis of a distribution of degrees of X-ray attenuation at respective energy levels, the distribution of degrees of X-ray attenuation being measured in advance with respect to a predetermined direction of a subject. By using the X-ray detector with the energy bands after the adjustment, photon-counting CT imaging is performed.
Abstract: A printer includes a sheet feeder; an intermediate transfer body; a first image forming device; a second image forming device arranged downstream of the first image forming device; a secondary transfer roller arranged downstream of the second image forming device; and a processor. The processor moves the secondary transfer roller away from the intermediate transfer body, primarily transfers a second toner image onto the intermediate transfer body, rotates the intermediate transfer body until the second toner image reaches the first image forming device, primarily transfers the first toner image onto the intermediate transfer body by superimposing the first toner image on the second toner image, causes the secondary transfer roller to contact the intermediate transfer body, and secondarily transfers the first toner image and the second toner image onto the sheet using the secondary transfer roller. The printer further includes a fixing device.
Abstract: A conductive thin film is composed of a polymer gel including carbon nanotubes, an ionic liquid, and a polymer. At least one selected from the group consisting of fat and oil and a water repellent is included in the polymer gel or in a surface of the polymer gel.
December 23, 2014
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October 13, 2020
NATIONAL INSTITUTE OF ADVANCED INDUSTRIAL SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY
Abstract: A display device includes a color filter substrate, an array substrate, a liquid crystal layer, a protection layer, and a plurality of main spacers. The color filter substrate includes a display region, a hole frame region, and a hole region. Further, in a thickness direction of the hole region of the color filter, an organic flattening film is present on a surface of the array substrate on the color filter substrate side at parts corresponding to positions of the main spacers.
Abstract: A semiconductor device includes two cell rows, each of which is formed of a plurality of transistor cells aligned in parallel to each other. Each of the plurality of transistor cells includes a collector region, a base region, and an emitter region that are disposed above a substrate. A plurality of collector extended wiring lines are each connected to the collector region of a corresponding one of the plurality of transistor cells and are extended in a direction intersecting an alignment direction of the plurality of transistor cells. A collector integrated wiring line connects the plurality of collector extended wiring lines to each other. A collector intermediate integrated wiring line that is disposed between the two cell rows in plan view connects the plurality of collector extended wring lines extended from the plurality of transistor cells that belong to one of the two cell rows to each other.
Abstract: Provided are an X-ray inspection apparatus and an X-ray inspection method. The X-ray inspection apparatus includes: an X-ray source; a sample moving mechanism; the TDI sensor; and a TDI computing unit. The TDI computing unit includes a data transfer unit configured to transfer, to an outside, data of accumulated charges obtained by accumulating and transferring the charges, and has a function of setting in advance, as a determination region, a plurality of columns of line sensors with which the sample is detectable, and of detecting the sample in the determination region. The data transfer unit is configured to set, as detecting rows, rows of the pixels with which the sample has been detected in the determination region and rows around the rows, and transfer, to the outside, the data of accumulated charges only for pixels in the detecting rows.
Abstract: A radiation imaging device capable of reducing the number of measurement times of calibration data used in pile up correction while maintaining the accuracy of the pile up correction. The radiation imaging device has a photon counting type detector to output an electric signal corresponding to energy of an incident radiation photon. The radiation imaging device includes: an extraction unit that extracts a component by the number of pile ups from a material spectrum, as a photon energy spectrum, obtained by detecting a radioactive ray transmitted through a calibration member, formed by combining plural basal substances having different radiation attenuation coefficients, with the photon counting type detector; and a synthesis unit that generates a calibrated equivalent spectrum, as a photon energy spectrum to be collated with an imaging spectrum obtained by imaging a subject by synthesizing the components by the number of pile ups based on the imaging spectrum.
Abstract: An industrially useful p-type oxide semiconductor with an enhanced semiconductor characteristic and a method of forming the p-type oxide semiconductor is provided. By using a metal oxide (for example, iridium oxide) gas as a raw material and conducting a crystal growth on a base with a corundum structure (for example, a sapphire substrate) until a film thickness to be equal to or more than 50 nm, a p-type oxide semiconductor film with a corundum structure includes a film thickness of equal to or more than 50 nm and a surface roughness of equal to or less than 10 nm is obtained.
Abstract: A cooling structure includes a power storage stack including power storage cells, first and second end plates, a refrigerant supply path for supplying refrigerant, and first paths each provided in a clearance between two of the adjacent power storage cells. The first end plate is configured to form a second path communicating with the refrigerant supply path in a clearance between a first end of the power storage stack and the first end plate. The second end plate is configured to form a third path communicating with the refrigerant supply path in a clearance between a second end of the power storage stack and the second end plate. The power storage stack is cooled to have a temperature distribution in which the power storage cells disposed on the second end side have temperatures higher than the temperatures of the power storage cells disposed on the first end side.
Abstract: Disposing a functional device such as a camera on a display surface widens a frame. A display device (2) includes a display panel (DP) including a first substrate (5). The display panel has a transparent section (TS) from which display light does not go out and which has a partial region (5s) of the first substrate. In plan view, the transparent section which is larger than a pixel (PX) is disposed on an inner side of an edge of a display area (3) or is disposed to cut out the display area. The display panel has a back surface on which a functional device (FD) configured to perform at least one of light reception or light emission is disposed to overlap the transparent section.
Abstract: A gas vent duct includes a lower case, an upper case, and a valve element. The valve element includes a shaft at its upper part and pivots on the shaft from a blocking position so that the gas vent pathway communicates with the outside of the vehicle compartment. The blocking position is a position in which the valve element blocks the ventilation pathway. The lower case includes a support supporting the shaft so that the valve element is pivotable. The support covers the shaft from above. A recess is defined by a portion of the inner surface of the upper case that is located above the support, the recess being recessed upward. When the recess and the support are seen from above, at least a part of the support is located within the recess.
Abstract: An erasing unit according to an embodiment of the present disclosure is a unit that performs erasing of information written on a reversible recording medium. This erasing unit includes: a light source section including one or a plurality of laser devices; and a controller that controls the light source section to cause the light source section to emit a smaller number of laser light beams having emission wavelengths than the number of the recording layers included in the reversible recording medium.