Patents by Inventor Katsunori Kojima

Katsunori Kojima 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: 20240070937
    Abstract: According to one embodiment, a medical image processing apparatus includes processing circuitry. The processing circuitry is configured to acquire three-dimensional thermographic image data by imaging a subject irradiated with infrared rays. The processing circuitry is configured to acquire a plurality of items of projection data by imaging the subject with tomosynthesis. The processing circuitry is configured to execute reconstruction based on the plurality of items of projection data and the three-dimensional thermographic image data.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 23, 2023
    Publication date: February 29, 2024
    Applicant: Canon Medical Systems Corporation
    Inventors: Yoshimasa KOBAYASHI, Daisuke SATO, Tomio MAEHAMA, Risa HAYASHI, Tamotsu INO, Katsunori KOJIMA, Yoshinori SAITO, Naoto WATANABE
  • Publication number: 20230293133
    Abstract: The X-ray diagnostic apparatus according to any of embodiments includes an X-ray tube, an X-ray detector and processing circuitry. The X-ray tube is configured to irradiate an imaging region of a subject with X-rays. The X-ray detector is configured to detect the X-rays. The processing circuitry is configured to acquire an incident angle of the X-rays corresponding to a clinical purpose of the imaging region, and acquire image data from an image sensor that images the imaging region. The processing circuitry is configured to rotate the X-ray tube in accordance with the acquired incident angle of the X-rays, and slide a position of a central path of the X-rays with respect to the imaging region based on the image data.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 6, 2023
    Publication date: September 21, 2023
    Applicant: CANON MEDICAL SYSTEMS CORPORATION
    Inventors: Junji MASAHASHI, Katsunori KOJIMA, Norio SOUTSUKA, Tsutomu ICHIKAWA, Tatsuaki KODAKA, Shoji YASHIRO, Tamotsu INO
  • Patent number: 10820870
    Abstract: According to one embodiment, an X-ray diagnostic apparatus includes an X-ray tube, a driver, a supporter, and processing circuitry. The X-ray tube including a rotating anode. The driver rotates the rotating anode. The supporter supports the X-ray tube in an inclinable manner. The processing circuitry acquires information indicating an attitude of the supporter and controls the driver based on information indicating the acquired attitude.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 27, 2018
    Date of Patent: November 3, 2020
    Assignee: Canon Medical Systems Corporation
    Inventors: Daisuke Sato, Katsuo Takahashi, Kansei Takahashi, Hiroyoshi Kobayashi, Akio Tetsuka, Akira Mochizuki, Katsunori Kojima, Yuki Totsuka, Masaharu Soya, Ikuo Hayashida
  • Publication number: 20200144609
    Abstract: The present invention provides a battery member for a secondary battery provided with a current collector, an electrode mixture layer disposed on the current collector, an electrolyte layer disposed on the electrode mixture layer in this order, wherein the electrode mixture layer comprises an electrode active material and an ionic liquid, and the porosity of the electrode mixture layer is 10% by volume or less relative to the volume of the electrode mixture layer.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 20, 2018
    Publication date: May 7, 2020
    Inventors: Takuya NISHIMURA, Yuma GOGYO, Katsunori KOJIMA
  • Patent number: 10638998
    Abstract: An X-ray diagnostic apparatus comprises an X-ray tube and processing circuitry. The X-ray tube includes a rotary anode. The processing circuitry is configured to derive an acquiring condition from a fluoroscopic image, and start to increase, in accordance with the acquiring condition derived, a rotating speed of the anode from a low rotating speed to a high rotating speed before the X-ray tube finishes emitting an X-ray to acquire the fluoroscopic image.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 7, 2017
    Date of Patent: May 5, 2020
    Assignee: Canon Medical Systems Corporation
    Inventors: Yuki Totsuka, Masaharu Soya, Katsuo Takahashi, Kansei Takahashi, Akira Mochiduki, Katsunori Kojima, Daisuke Sato, Hisayuki Uehara, Hiroyoshi Kobayashi, Akio Tetsuka
  • Publication number: 20190190063
    Abstract: A lithium-ion secondary battery contains: a positive electrode that contains a positive electrode active material including a lithium nickel manganese complex oxide having a spinel structure, and contains an electroconductive agent including a non-crystalline carbon and graphite; and a negative electrode that contains a negative electrode active material in which lithium ions are inserted and eliminated at an electric potential of 1.2 V or more with respect to an electric potential of lithium.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 22, 2017
    Publication date: June 20, 2019
    Inventors: Yuma GOGYO, Ryuichiro FUKUTA, Katsunori KOJIMA
  • Patent number: 10283809
    Abstract: A lithium-ion battery system includes: a lithium-ion battery including a cathode and an anode, the cathode containing a lithium manganese-nickel complex oxide as a cathode active material, and the anode containing a lithium-titanium complex oxide as an anode active material; and a charge regulation means which regulates an end-of-charge voltage Vf within a range of 3.6 V?Vf?4.0 V.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 20, 2015
    Date of Patent: May 7, 2019
    Assignee: HITACHI CHEMICAL COMPANY, LTD.
    Inventors: Ryuichiro Fukuta, Katsunori Kojima
  • Publication number: 20190099142
    Abstract: According to one embodiment, an X-ray diagnostic apparatus includes an X-ray tube, a driver, a supporter, and processing circuitry. The X-ray tube including a rotating anode. The driver rotates the rotating anode. The supporter supports the X-ray tube in an inclinable manner. The processing circuitry acquires information indicating an attitude of the supporter and controls the driver based on information indicating the acquired attitude.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 27, 2018
    Publication date: April 4, 2019
    Applicant: Canon Medical Systems Corporation
    Inventors: Daisuke SATO, Katsuo Takahashi, Kansei Takahashi, Hiroyoshi Kobayashi, Akio Tetsuka, Akira Mochizuki, Katsunori Kojima, Yuki Totsuka, Masaharu Soya, Ikuo Hayashida
  • Publication number: 20190051927
    Abstract: A lithium-ion secondary battery contains: a positive electrode including a lithium nickel manganese complex oxide as a positive electrode active material; a negative electrode; and an electrolyte solution; in which the electrolyte solution includes dimethyl carbonate as a nonaqueous solvent, and an end-of-charge voltage is in a range from 3.4 V to 3.8 V and an end-of-discharge voltage is in a range from 2.0 V to 2.8 V.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 9, 2016
    Publication date: February 14, 2019
    Inventors: Ryuichiro FUKUTA, Katsunori KOJIMA, Yuma GOGYO
  • Publication number: 20170352518
    Abstract: An X-ray diagnostic apparatus comprises an X-ray tube and processing circuitry. The X-ray tube includes a rotary anode. The processing circuitry is configured to derive an acquiring condition from a fluoroscopic image, and start to increase, in accordance with the acquiring condition derived, a rotating speed of the anode from a low rotating speed to a high rotating speed before the X-ray tube finishes emitting an X-ray to acquire the fluoroscopic image.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 7, 2017
    Publication date: December 7, 2017
    Applicant: Toshiba Medical Systems Corporation
    Inventors: Yuki TOTSUKA, Masaharu SOYA, Katsuo TAKAHASHI, Kansei TAKAHASHI, Akira MOCHIDUKl, Katsunori KOJIMA, Daisuke SATO, Hisayuki UEHARA, Hiroyoshi KOBAYASHI, Akio TETSUKA
  • Publication number: 20170317379
    Abstract: A lithium-ion battery includes: a positive electrode, a negative electrode, and an electrolyte solution; in which the positive electrode comprises a current collector, and a positive electrode material mixture that is placed on at least one side of the current collector, in which the positive electrode material mixture comprises a positive electrode conductive material, a lithium nickel manganese complex oxide as a positive electrode active material, and a resin having a structural unit derived from a nitrile group-containing monomer as a positive electrode binder, and in which n a density of the positive electrode material mixture is from 2.5 g/cm3 to 3.2 g/cm3.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 27, 2015
    Publication date: November 2, 2017
    Inventors: Ryuichiro FUKUTA, Katsunori KOJIMA
  • Publication number: 20170012317
    Abstract: A lithium-ion battery system includes: a lithium-ion battery including a cathode and an anode, the cathode containing a lithium manganese-nickel complex oxide as a cathode active material, and the anode containing a lithium-titanium complex oxide as an anode active material; and a charge regulation means which regulates an end-of-charge voltage Vf within a range of 3.6 V?Vf?4.0 V.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 20, 2015
    Publication date: January 12, 2017
    Inventors: Ryuichiro FUKUTA, Katsunori KOJIMA
  • Patent number: 8741480
    Abstract: The non-aqueous secondary battery of the present invention comprises a positive electrode containing a lithium-containing composite oxide as an active material, a negative electrode, a separator, and a non-aqueous electrolyte. The non-aqueous electrolyte contains polyvalent organic lithium salt, and the content of the polyvalent organic lithium salt is 0.001 parts by mass or more and 1 part by mass or less with respect to 100 parts by mass of all of the components of the non-aqueous electrolyte other than the polyvalent organic lithium salt.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 17, 2012
    Date of Patent: June 3, 2014
    Assignee: Hitachi Maxell, Ltd.
    Inventors: Akira Yano, Katsunori Kojima
  • Publication number: 20130057288
    Abstract: In a magnetic measurement system for a battery, a magnetic signal generated by electric currents in the battery for charging and discharging can be accurately measured without saturating the output of a magnetic sensor even in an environment having strong magnetic noise, and electric current distribution in the lithium-ion battery is visualized. Generating a antiphase magnetic field having an antiphase magnetic field to a magnetic field measured by each magnetic sensor into the cancel coil disposed around each the magnetic sensor before charging and discharging; thereafter, reducing magnetic noise by subtracting the magnetic data recorded before charging and discharging (the correction-magnetic field data) from the magnetic data for charging and discharging; and accurately measuring the magnetic signal generated from the lithium-ion battery for charging and discharging are included.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 26, 2012
    Publication date: March 7, 2013
    Inventors: Kuniomi OGATA, Ryuzo Kawabata, Akihiro Kandori, Katsunori Kojima, Ryo Nagai
  • Publication number: 20120301784
    Abstract: The nonaqueous secondary battery of the present invention comprises a positive electrode having a positive electrode mixture layer containing a lithium-containing composite oxide as a positive electrode active material, a negative electrode, a separator, and a nonaqueous electrolyte. The surface of the positive electrode active material or the positive electrode mixture layer is coated with polyvalent organic metal salt, particularly preferably with fluorine-containing polyvalent organic lithium salt.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 23, 2012
    Publication date: November 29, 2012
    Inventors: Akira YANO, Yuji SASAKI, Katsunori KOJIMA, Fusaji KITA
  • Publication number: 20120295156
    Abstract: The non-aqueous secondary battery of the present invention comprises a positive electrode containing a lithium-containing composite oxide as an active material, a negative electrode, a separator, and a non-aqueous electrolyte. The non-aqueous electrolyte contains polyvalent organic lithium salt, and the content of the polyvalent organic lithium salt is 0.001 parts by mass or more and 1 part by mass or less with respect to 100 parts by mass of all of the components of the non-aqueous electrolyte other than the polyvalent organic lithium salt.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 17, 2012
    Publication date: November 22, 2012
    Inventors: Akira Yano, Katsunori Kojima
  • Patent number: 7422923
    Abstract: A photoelectric transducer comprises an electrode (5) on which a semiconductor layer (7) carrying a sensitizing dye is deposited. The semiconductor layer (7) contains semiconductor particles and a binder and has a porosity of 40 to 80%. A method for manufacturing a photoelectric transducer by applying a solution containing semiconductor particles and a binder to an electrode (5), drying the electrode, and pressing the electrode under a pressure of 20 to 200 Mpa so as to form a semiconductor layer (7) is also disclosed. By the method, a photoelectric transducer comprising a semiconductor layer where a conduction path of photo-excited electrons is ensured without sintering the semiconductor layer at a high temperature and which has an adhesive power adaptable to the flexibility of the base and exhibiting excellent photoelectric transducing characteristics can be provided.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 18, 2007
    Date of Patent: September 9, 2008
    Assignee: Matsushita Electric Works, Ltd.
    Inventors: Katsunori Kojima, Teruhisa Miyata
  • Publication number: 20070194311
    Abstract: A photoelectric transducer comprises an electrode (5) on which a semiconductor layer (7) carrying a sensitizing dye is deposited. The semiconductor layer (7) contains semiconductor particles and a binder and has a porosity of 40 to 80%. A method for manufacturing a photoelectric transducer by applying a solution containing semiconductor particles and a binder to an electrode (5), drying the electrode, and pressing the electrode under a pressure of 20 to 200 Mpa so as to form a semiconductor layer (7) is also disclosed. By the method, a photoelectric transducer comprising a semiconductor layer where a conduction path of photo-excited electrons is ensured without sintering the semiconductor layer at a high temperature and which has an adhesive power adaptable to the flexibility of the base and exhibiting excellent photoelectric transducing characteristics can be provided.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 18, 2007
    Publication date: August 23, 2007
    Applicant: Matsushita Electric Works, Ltd.
    Inventors: Katsunori Kojima, Teruhisa Miyata
  • Patent number: 7224036
    Abstract: A photoelectric transducer comprises an electrode (5) on which a semiconductor layer (7) carrying a sensitizing dye is deposited. The semiconductor layer (7) contains semiconductor particles and a binder and has a porosity of 40 to 80%. A method for manufacturing a photoelectric transducer by applying a solution containing semiconductor particles and a binder to an electrode (5), drying the electrode, and pressing the electrode under a pressure of 20 to 200 Mpa so as to form a semiconductor layer (7) is also disclosed. By the method, a photoelectric transducer comprising a semiconductor layer where a conduction path of photo-excited electrons is ensured without sintering the semiconductor layer at a high temperature and which has an adhesive power adaptable to the flexibility of the base and exhibiting excellent photoelectric transducing characteristics can be provided.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 13, 2003
    Date of Patent: May 29, 2007
    Assignee: Matsushita Electric Works, Ltd.
    Inventors: Katsunori Kojima, Teruhisa Miyata
  • Publication number: 20040232506
    Abstract: A photoelectric transducer comprises an electrode (5) on which a semiconductor layer (7) carrying a sensitizing dye is deposited. The semiconductor layer (7) contains semiconductor particles and a binder and has a porosity of 40 to 80%. A method for manufacturing a photoelectric transducer by applying a solution containing semiconductor particles and a binder to an electrode (5), drying the electrode, and pressing the electrode under a pressure of 20 to 200 Mpa so as to form a semiconductor layer (7) is also disclosed. By the method, a photoelectric transducer comprising a semiconductor layer where a conduction path of photo-excited electrons is ensured without sintering the semiconductor layer at a high temperature and which has an adhesive power adaptable to the flexibility of the base and exhibiting excellent photoelectric transducing characteristics can be provided.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 16, 2004
    Publication date: November 25, 2004
    Inventors: Katsunori Kojima, Teruhisa Miyata