Patents by Inventor Junichiro Yonetake

Junichiro Yonetake 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: 10989794
    Abstract: Scanning optical system, comprising a rotatable mirror unit including first and second mirror surfaces each inclining relative to a rotation axis, and a light projecting system including a light source which emits light flux toward an object through the mirror unit. The light flux is reflected on the first mirror surface, then to the second mirror surface, and projected so as to scan on the object correspondingly to rotation of the mirror unit. The mirror unit includes multiples pairs of the first and second mirror surfaces, and the respective intersection angles of the multiples pairs are different from each other. In one rotation of the mirror unit, light flux emitted from the light source is reflected on the second mirror surfaces, and is projected sequentially, thereby to scan a measurement range in which the object is measured. Length in a sub scanning direction of the light flux and intersection angles of the multiples pairs correspond to length in a sub scanning direction of the measurement range.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 21, 2018
    Date of Patent: April 27, 2021
    Assignee: Konica Minolta, Inc.
    Inventors: Ryouta Ishikawa, Hiroyuki Matsuda, Masashi Kageyama, Junichiro Yonetake, Hideyuki Fujii, Hiroyuki Shindo
  • Publication number: 20190056481
    Abstract: Scanning optical system, comprising a rotatable mirror unit including first and second mirror surfaces each inclining relative to a rotation axis, and a light projecting system including a light source which emits light flux toward an object through the mirror unit. The light flux is reflected on the first mirror surface, then to the second mirror surface, and projected so as to scan on the object correspondingly to rotation of the mirror unit. The mirror unit includes multiples pairs of the first and second mirror surfaces, and the respective intersection angles of the multiples pairs are different from each other. In one rotation of the mirror unit, light flux emitted from the light source is reflected on the second mirror surfaces, and is projected sequentially, thereby to scan a measurement range in which the object is measured. Length in a sub scanning direction of the light flux and intersection angles of the multiples pairs correspond to length in a sub scanning direction of the measurement range.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 21, 2018
    Publication date: February 21, 2019
    Inventors: Ryouta ISHIKAWA, Hiroyuki MATSUDA, Masashi KAGEYAMA, Junichiro YONETAKE, Hideyuki FUJII, Hiroyuki SHINDO
  • Patent number: 10078132
    Abstract: The present invention provides a scanning optical system and radar that can suppress longitudinal distortion and spot rotation of a spot light radiated on an object. A light flux emitted from a light source is reflected on a first mirror surface of a mirror unit, then, proceeds to a second mirror surface, further is reflected on the second mirror surface, and is projected so as to scan on an object correspondingly to rotation of the mirror unit. The light flux emitted from the light projecting system is made longer in a sub scanning angle direction than in a scanning angle direction in a measurement range of the object and satisfies the following conditional expression, |?1?90|×|?|?255 . . . (1); in the expression, ?1 is an intersection angle (°) between the first mirror surface and the second mirror surface, and ? is a rotation angle (°).
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 8, 2014
    Date of Patent: September 18, 2018
    Assignee: Konica Minolta, Inc.
    Inventors: Ryouta Ishikawa, Hiroyuki Matsuda, Masashi Kageyama, Junichiro Yonetake, Hideyuki Fujii, Hiroyuki Shindo
  • Publication number: 20160047902
    Abstract: The present invention provides a scanning optical system and radar that can suppress longitudinal distortion and spot rotation of a spot light radiated on an object. A light flux emitted from a light source is reflected on a first mirror surface of a mirror unit, then, proceeds to a second mirror surface, further is reflected on the second mirror surface, and is projected so as to scan on an object correspondingly to rotation of the mirror unit. The light flux emitted from the light projecting system is made longer in a sub scanning angle direction than in a scanning angle direction in a measurement range of the object and satisfies the following conditional expression, |·1?90|×|·|·255 . . . (1); in the expression, ˜1 is an intersection angle (°) between the first mirror surface and the second mirror surface, and · is a rotation angle (°).
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 8, 2014
    Publication date: February 18, 2016
    Inventors: Ryouta ISHIKAWA, Hiroyuki MATSUDA, Masashi KAGEYAMA, Junichiro YONETAKE, Hideyuki FUJII, Hiroyuki SHINDO
  • Publication number: 20110169376
    Abstract: An SIDM device 1 is provided with a columnar piezoelectric element 2 which expands and contracts in the axial direction by the application of a voltage, a columnar-shaped driving rod 3 which is fixed to the end surface of the piezoelectric element 2 in the axial direction and is displaced by the expiation and contraction of the piezoelectric element 2, a supporting member 4 which has a fixed portion 40 fixed to the driving rod 3 and supports the piezoelectric element 2 and the driving rod 3 with the fixed portion 40 between the supporting member 4, and the piezoelectric element 2 and the driving rod 3, and a moving body 5 which is frictionally engaged with the driving rod 3 and moves in the axial direction of the driving rod 3. A central axis L2 of the piezoelectric element 2 and a central axis L3 of the driving rod 3 are offset to each other, and the central axis L3 of the driving rod 3 and a central axis L4 of the driving rod 3 in the axial direction in the entire fixed portion 40 are offset to each other.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 3, 2009
    Publication date: July 14, 2011
    Inventors: Junichiro Yonetake, Yoshihiro Saeki, Kazuhiro Shibatani