Patents by Inventor Junichi Abe

Junichi Abe 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: 20240168403
    Abstract: A scanning optical device includes a light source, a deflector, a scanning optical system, and a frame. The deflector includes a polygon mirror rotatable about an axis extending in a first direction to deflect light beam from the light source. The scanning optical system is configured to form an image on an image plane using the light beam from the polygon mirror. The light source, the deflector, and the scanning optical system are fixed to the frame. The frame includes: a base wall on which the deflector is mounted; a first wall extending from the base wall toward one side in the first direction; a crossing wall extending in a direction crossing the first direction from the first wall; a second wall extending toward another side in the first direction from the crossing wall; and a positioning part provided on the crossing wall.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 25, 2023
    Publication date: May 23, 2024
    Applicant: BROTHER KOGYO KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Junichi YOKOI, Koji ABE
  • Publication number: 20240168402
    Abstract: A scanning optical device includes: a first semiconductor laser; a second semiconductor laser; a first coupling lens configured to convert light from the first semiconductor laser into a first light beam; a second coupling lens configured to convert light from the second semiconductor laser into a second light beam; a deflector configured to deflect the first light beam and the second light beam; a first optical sensor configured to detect the deflected first light beam; a second optical sensor configured to detect the deflected second light beam; a first scanning optical system configured to form an image using the deflected first light beam; a second scanning optical system configured to form an image using the deflected second light beam; and a circuit board. The first semiconductor laser, the second semiconductor laser, the first optical sensor, and the second optical sensor are mounted on the circuit board.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 25, 2023
    Publication date: May 23, 2024
    Applicant: BROTHER KOGYO KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Junichi YOKOI, Koji ABE
  • Publication number: 20240149325
    Abstract: The present invention makes it possible to obtain a fine finish along a trim line in a plate material while preventing scoring between a floating cutter and a main trimming press upper. A floating cutter unit is provided with: a floating cutter for cutting scrap from a plate-shaped material, said floating cutter being attached to and used in a trimming press processing device that cuts scrap from a plate material along a trim line Tr and that additionally cuts scrap along a scrap cut line Sc; a holder set for holding the floating cutter so as to be movable in the direction of an axial center O; a spring that is brought into contact with the tail end surface of the floating cutter and that applies reaction force to the floating cutter; and a pair of cutters that are attached to the holder set and positioned on both sides of the floating cutter along the trim line Tr.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 8, 2023
    Publication date: May 9, 2024
    Inventors: Hideki KIRIAKI, Junichi TANAHASHI, Satoshi ABE
  • Patent number: 11961318
    Abstract: An information processing device includes a processor configured to acquire a document image illustrating a document, acquire a related character string associated with a target character string included in the document image, and extract target information corresponding to the target character string from a region set with reference to a position of the related character string in the document image.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 20, 2020
    Date of Patent: April 16, 2024
    Assignee: FUJIFILM Business Innovation Corp.
    Inventors: Fumi Kosaka, Akinobu Yamaguchi, Junichi Shimizu, Shinya Nakamura, Jun Ando, Masanori Yoshizuka, Akane Abe
  • Publication number: 20240116709
    Abstract: A substrate processing apparatus includes: a loading/unloading part having a first side surface into or from which a container accommodating a substrate is loaded or unloaded and a second side surface opposite to the first side surface; a substrate transfer part extending in a first direction orthogonal to the second side surface; and a plurality of batch processors adjacent to each other in a length direction of the substrate transfer part. The loading/unloading part includes: a first transfer device and a second transfer device configured to transfer the container; a first area accessible to the first transfer device and having a plurality of first storage shelves configured to store the container, a second area accessible to the second transfer device and having a plurality of second storage shelves configured to store the container; and a movable shelf configured to be movable between the first area and the second area.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 9, 2023
    Publication date: April 11, 2024
    Inventors: Masato KADOBE, Hiromi NITADORI, Takahiro ABE, Junichi SATO
  • Publication number: 20240069202
    Abstract: A first point cloud acquisition unit controls a first fixed-point three-dimensional LiDAR scanner in such a way that the first fixed-point three-dimensional LiDAR scanner performs scanning in a low-density scanning range including a monitoring target in a scanning range and generates a low-density point cloud. An alignment unit aligns the low-density point cloud and known three-dimensional shape data about the monitoring target with each other. A scanning range determination unit determines a high-density scanning range including the monitoring target in a scanning range and also being narrower than the low-density scanning range, based on a result of the alignment by the alignment unit. A second point cloud acquisition unit controls the first fixed-point three-dimensional LiDAR scanner in such a way that the first fixed-point three-dimensional LiDAR scanner performs scanning in the high-density scanning range and generates a high-density point cloud.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 8, 2023
    Publication date: February 29, 2024
    Applicant: NEC Corporation
    Inventors: Hidemi Noguchi, Junichi Abe
  • Publication number: 20240069201
    Abstract: A foreign body detection system includes a first point cloud acquisition unit and a second point cloud acquisition unit as a point cloud acquisition means, an alignment unit, and a foreign body detection unit. The point cloud acquisition means acquires a point cloud by controlling a first fixed-point three-dimensional LiDAR scanner in such a way that the first fixed-point three-dimensional LiDAR scanner performs scanning in a scanning range including a monitoring target in a scanning range and generates a point cloud. The alignment unit aligns the point cloud and known three-dimensional shape data about the monitoring target with each other. The foreign body detection unit detects a foreign body in contact with the monitoring target, based on the point cloud and the aligned three-dimensional shape data.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 7, 2023
    Publication date: February 29, 2024
    Applicant: NEC Corporation
    Inventors: Hidemi Noguchi, Junichi Abe
  • Publication number: 20240056197
    Abstract: An optical signal processing circuit (1) includes: an FDE-MIMO equalizer (2) configured to generate, based on continuous subcarrier signals including a target subcarrier signal in an optical multicarrier signal to be received, the continuous subcarrier signals that have been subjected to frequency-domain MIMO equalization processing; and a TDE-MIMO equalizer (3) configured to generate, based on the continuous subcarrier signals that have been subjected to the frequency-domain MIMO equalization processing, the target subcarrier signal that has been subjected to time-domain MIMO equalization processing.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 5, 2020
    Publication date: February 15, 2024
    Applicant: NEC Corporation
    Inventors: Masaki SATO, Hidemi NOGUCHI, Junichi ABE
  • Patent number: 11902795
    Abstract: In a line control apparatus including a shared band in which first and second frequency bands used by first and second wireless communication systems, respectively, overlap with each other and allocating the first and second frequency bands including the shared band to terminal stations of the respective wireless communication systems, the line control apparatus includes a control unit configured to identify a use status of the first and second frequency bands, and release an allocated band of a terminal station of the second wireless communication system, the terminal station being a minimum terminal station necessary, in a case where a terminal station of the first wireless communication system performs a new band allocation request, and a requested band by the first wireless communication system is not secured due to allocation of the shared band to the terminal station of the second wireless communication system, until the requested band is secured.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 12, 2019
    Date of Patent: February 13, 2024
    Assignee: NIPPON TELEGRAPH AND TELEPHONE CORPORATION
    Inventors: Junichi Abe, Daisuke Goto, Izumi Urata, Koichi Harada, Fumihiro Yamashita
  • Publication number: 20240025486
    Abstract: A protector structure for an underfloor component includes an underfloor component that is a high-voltage component or a fuel tank disposed under a floor of a vehicle, a boarding and alighting step disposed further laterally outward with respect to the underfloor component, and a protection member disposed between the underfloor component and the boarding and alighting step. The protection member includes a contact wall that laterally faces the boarding and alighting step and that is inclined laterally inward as the contact wall extends downward.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 12, 2023
    Publication date: January 25, 2024
    Applicant: TOYOTA JIDOSHA KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Katsuya WATANABE, Junichi Abe, Masaki Maeda
  • Patent number: 11869179
    Abstract: An abnormal part display apparatus, an abnormal part display system, an abnormal part displaying method, and an abnormal part displaying program capable of improving visibility of an abnormal part in an object are provided. An abnormal part display apparatus 11 according to the present disclosure includes an acquisition unit 111 configured to acquire point group data of an object obtained by measuring the object by using a laser ranging apparatus 12, and a photograph image of the object obtained by photographing the object by using a photographing apparatus 13, a display unit 112 configured to display the point group data and the photograph image on a predetermined screen, and a control unit 113 configured to control the point group data and the photograph image to be displayed in the display unit 112.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 5, 2021
    Date of Patent: January 9, 2024
    Assignee: NEC CORPORATION
    Inventors: Shigeo Suzuki, Taisuke Tanabe, Hiroshi Matsumoto, Takanori Shigeta, Junichi Abe, Akira Tsuji, Yoshimasa Ono, Jiro Abe
  • Patent number: 11846354
    Abstract: Provided is a sealing device that can suppress the displacement of a protective ring. A sealing device includes an annular reinforcement ring around an axis x; an annular elastic portion around the axis x that is attached to the reinforcement ring, is formed of an elastic material, and includes a lip portion; and an annular protective ring around the axis x that is adapted to be fitted to an inner periphery side d the reinforcement ring. The reinforcement ring includes a reinforcement ring tubular portion formed in a tubular shape around the axis x. The protective ring includes a protective ring tubular portion formed in a tubular shape around the axis x, and an engagement portion that is provided on an outer peripheral surface of the protective ring tubular portion and is adapted to engage with the inner periphery side d of the reinforcement ring.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 8, 2020
    Date of Patent: December 19, 2023
    Inventor: Junichi Abe
  • Publication number: 20230375709
    Abstract: A detection device (10) according to the present disclosure includes an acquisition unit (11) that acquires point cloud data indicating a distance from a measurement device to an object and luminance information obtained from reflected light of a beam emitted when the point cloud data is measured, an edge detection unit (12) that performs edge detection based on the luminance information, and a crack determination unit (13) that determines whether an area indicates a crack by using a shape of the area in which, of a plurality of points indicated by the point cloud data, points having luminance within a predetermined range of difference from luminance of a point detected as an edge are distributed.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 31, 2020
    Publication date: November 23, 2023
    Applicant: NEC Corporation
    Inventors: Akira TSUJI, Yoshimasa ONO, Junichi ABE, Jiro ABE
  • Publication number: 20230370166
    Abstract: If a configuration is employed in which modulation schemes used for an optical communication system can be switched depending on transmission conditions, the power consumption increases and the control becomes complex; therefore, an optical transmitter according to an exemplary aspect of the present invention includes an encoding means for encoding digital signals to be transmitted under a predetermined transmission condition over an optical carrier wave by using one of a plurality of encoding methods; an encoding control means for selecting a predetermined encoding method corresponding to the predetermined transmission condition from among the plurality of encoding methods and causing the encoding means to operate in accordance with the predetermined encoding method; a mapping means for mapping output bit signals output from the encoding means to modulation symbols; and an optical modulation means for modulating the optical carrier wave based on symbol signals output from the mapping means.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 27, 2023
    Publication date: November 16, 2023
    Applicant: NEC CORPORATION
    Inventors: Junichi ABE, Tatsuya Nakamura
  • Publication number: 20230361882
    Abstract: When a frequency deviation compensation amount is compensated for by use of frequency shift, a phase offset occurs between adjacent input blocks included in a plurality of input blocks as divided, with the result that an error occurs in a reconstructed bit sequence. A frequency deviation compensation system of the invention is characterized by comprising: a frequency deviation compensation means for compensating for a frequency deviation occurring in a signal by use of frequency shift; and a phase offset compensation means for compensating for a phase offset occurring, in the signal, due to the frequency shift.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 13, 2023
    Publication date: November 9, 2023
    Applicant: NEC CORPORATION
    Inventors: Daisaku OGASAHARA, Junichi ABE
  • Publication number: 20230333250
    Abstract: A monitoring system according to the present disclosure includes: a straight line calculation unit configured to calculate a straight line connecting three-dimensional coordinates of a light source and three-dimensional coordinates of a three-dimensional measuring device configured to measure a target to be measured; an invalid region determination unit configured to define a three-dimension invalid region in which point cloud data acquired by the three-dimensional measuring device is invalid based on the straight line; and a point cloud data processing unit configured to monitor the target to be measured based on the acquired point cloud data and the three-dimension invalid region.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 16, 2020
    Publication date: October 19, 2023
    Applicant: NEC Corporation
    Inventors: Yoshimasa ONO, Junichi ABE, Hidemi NOGUCHI, Akira TSUJI, Jiro ABE
  • Patent number: 11754713
    Abstract: A range finding apparatus (2000) generates a plurality of range finding signals. The range finding apparatus (2000) generates transmission light acquired by performing at least one of quadrature modulation and polarization modulation on an optical carrier wave by using each of the generated range finding signals. The range finding apparatus (2000) transmits the generated transmission light. The range finding apparatus (2000) receives reflection light which is the transmission light reflected by an object to be measured. The range finding apparatus (2000) extracts a reception signal corresponding to each of the range finding signals by demodulating the reflection light. The range finding apparatus (2000) computes a distance to the object to be measured by using any one or more of the extracted reception signals.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 5, 2018
    Date of Patent: September 12, 2023
    Assignee: NEC CORPORATION
    Inventors: Hidemi Noguchi, Junichi Abe
  • Patent number: 11750298
    Abstract: When a frequency deviation compensation amount is compensated for by use of frequency shift, a phase offset occurs between adjacent input blocks included in a plurality of input blocks as divided, with the result that an error occurs in a reconstructed bit sequence. A frequency deviation compensation system of the invention is characterized by comprising: a frequency deviation compensation means for compensating for a frequency deviation occurring in a signal by use of frequency shift; and a phase offset compensation means for compensating for a phase offset occurring, in the signal, due to the frequency shift.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 20, 2022
    Date of Patent: September 5, 2023
    Assignee: NEC CORPORATION
    Inventors: Daisaku Ogasahara, Junichi Abe
  • Publication number: 20230275674
    Abstract: A signal processing apparatus (10) according to the present disclosure includes: an overlap-type FFT processing unit (11) that performs FFT processing overlapping input subcarrier signals each other for each of FFT blocks, and a generation unit (12) that generates a signal which is obtained by frequency shifting the subcarrier signals that have been subjected to the FFT processing by the overlap-type FFT processing unit (11) by a frequency shift amount of a subcarrier, a phase offset that occurs between the FFT blocks overlapping each other being compensated in the signal.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 30, 2020
    Publication date: August 31, 2023
    Applicant: NEC Corporation
    Inventors: Masaki Sato, Junichi Abe
  • Patent number: 11721529
    Abstract: A bonding structure for bonding a first conductive member and a second conductive member forming a processing container having therein a processing region for processing a substrate is provided. The processing region is isolated from an outside region. In the bonding structure, a bonding interface is formed between the first conductive member and the second conductive member, an endless first sealing groove and an endless second sealing groove face the bonding interface while being separated from each other, a first sealing member is fitted in the first sealing groove and a second sealing member is fitted in the second sealing groove, and gaps formed by surface irregularities of the bonding interface between the first sealing groove and the second sealing groove communicate with the outside region.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 14, 2020
    Date of Patent: August 8, 2023
    Assignee: Tokyo Electron Limited
    Inventor: Junichi Abe