Patents by Inventor Katsuya Watanabe

Katsuya Watanabe 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: 11501634
    Abstract: The present invention is an information management apparatus, capable of communicating with a plurality of vehicles, the apparatus comprising a receiving unit for receiving information indicating an occurrence of a failure in one vehicle of the plurality of vehicles, from the one vehicle, and a transmission unit for transmitting information based on the failure to the other vehicles of the plurality of vehicles, thereby, a recurrence of a similar failure in a predetermined region can be appropriately prevented.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 29, 2021
    Date of Patent: November 15, 2022
    Assignee: HONDA MOTOR CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Katsuya Takegoshi, Satoshi Nishimiya, Hiroki Muta, Teruki Hatano, Yoshimi Watanabe, Hibiki Koga
  • Publication number: 20220360332
    Abstract: The present disclosure aims to make it possible to simultaneously establish communication between many freely-selected radio terminals without using a complex relay network or a plurality of radio relays. The present disclosure is a communication network system including: a plurality of optical-radio converters 521-1 to 521-n that convert a radio signal and an optical fiber radio signal into each other; and a path controller that is connected to the plurality of optical-radio converters 521-1 to 521-n through optical fiber transmission lines 531-1 to 531-n, receives input of an optical fiber radio signal transmitted from any optical-radio converter of the plurality of optical-radio converters 521-1 to 521-n from the optical fiber transmission line connected to the optical-radio converter, and outputs the optical fiber radio signal to the optical fiber transmission line connected to a set optical-radio converter of the plurality of optical-radio converters 521-1 to 521-n.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 10, 2020
    Publication date: November 10, 2022
    Applicant: NIPPON TELEGRAPH AND TELEPHONE CORPORATION
    Inventors: Satoshi NARIKAWA, Tatsuya FUKUI, Takahito KIRIHARA, Katsuya MINAMI, Satoshi IKEDA, Shunsuke SARUWATARI, Takashi WATANABE, Kazuhiko KINOSHITA
  • Publication number: 20220334365
    Abstract: An optical system (LS) has an aperture stop (S), and a positive lens (L4) disposed closer to the object side than the aperture stop (S). The positive lens (L4) satisfies the following conditional expressions. ?0.010<ndP1?(2.015?0.0068×?dP1) 50.00<?dP1<65.00 0.545<?gFP1 ?0.010<?gFP1?(0.6418?0.00168×?dP1) where ndP1 is the refractive index to the d line of the positive lens, ?dP1 is the Abbe number with respect to the d line of the positive lens, and ?gFP1 is the partial dispersion ratio of the positive lens.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 26, 2020
    Publication date: October 20, 2022
    Inventors: Masashi YAMASHITA, Tomoki ITO, Tomonori KURIBAYASHI, Keigo KOIDA, Satoshi MIWA, Yoko KOMATSUBARA, Katsuya WATANABE, Azuna NONAKA, Ayumu MAKIDA
  • Publication number: 20220315676
    Abstract: The present invention is a positive photosensitive resin composition including: (A) an alkali-soluble resin containing at least one structure selected from a polyimide structure, a polyamide structure, a polybenzoxazole structure, a polyamide-imide structure, and a precursor structure thereof; (B) a polymer compound having a structural unit formed by cyclopolymerization; and (C) a compound having a quinonediazide structure for serving as a photosensitizer to generate an acid by light and increase a dissolution speed to an alkaline aqueous solution. An object of the present invention is to provide a positive photosensitive resin composition and a positive photosensitive dry film that are soluble in an alkaline aqueous solution, that can achieve high resolution without damaging excellent features such as the mechanical characteristics of a protective film, adhesiveness, etc., and that have excellent mechanical characteristics and adhesiveness to a substrate even when cured at low temperatures.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 17, 2022
    Publication date: October 6, 2022
    Applicant: SHIN-ETSU CHEMICAL CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Masashi IIO, Hiroyuki URANO, Osamu WATANABE, Katsuya TAKEMURA
  • Publication number: 20220317570
    Abstract: A negative photosensitive resin composition including: (A) an alkali-soluble resin containing at least one structure selected from a polyimide structure, a polyamide structure, a polybenzoxazole structure, a polyamide-imide structure, and a precursor structure thereof; (B) a polymer compound having a structural unit formed by cyclopolymerization; (C) a compound that generates an acid by light; and (D) a heat crosslinking agent. An object of the present invention is to provide a negative photosensitive resin composition that is soluble in an alkaline aqueous solution, enables formation of a fine pattern, can achieve high resolution, and has excellent mechanical characteristics such as rupture elongation and tensile strength even when cured at low temperatures.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 17, 2022
    Publication date: October 6, 2022
    Applicant: SHIN-ETSU CHEMICAL CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Masashi IIO, Hiroyuki URANO, Osamu WATANABE, Katsuya TAKEMURA
  • Publication number: 20220297791
    Abstract: A master cylinder for a brake. The master cylinder includes a cylinder main body having a hydraulic pressure chamber, a reservoir tank having a storage chamber, and a separator that is provided in the reservoir tank to divide a space in the storage chamber of the reservoir tank into an upper region and a lower region. A hydraulic fluid is storable in the hydraulic pressure chamber, and is storable in the storage chamber for thereby replenishing the hydraulic pressure chamber. The hydraulic fluid is circulatable between the upper region and the lower region, such that a liquid surface of the hydraulic fluid is in the upper region. The separator has a lower surface in the lower region. The lower surface has an inner portion, and an inclined portion that surrounds the inner portion and that is inclined outwardly and upwardly with respect to the inner portion.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 15, 2022
    Publication date: September 22, 2022
    Inventors: Katsuya HARUTA, Kazuki WATANABE, Norihisa KOBAYASHI
  • Publication number: 20220291489
    Abstract: An optical system (LS) has an aperture stop (S), and a negative lens (L73) disposed closer to the image side than the aperture stop (S) and satisfying the following conditional expressions. ?0.010<ndN2?(2.015?0.0068×?dN2), 50.00<?dN2<65.00, 0.545<?gFN2, ?0.010<?gFN2?(0.6418?0.00168×?dN2) where ndN2 is the refractive index to the d line of the negative lens, ?dN2 is the Abbe number with respect to the d line of the negative lens, and ?gFN2 is the partial dispersion ratio of the negative lens.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 26, 2020
    Publication date: September 15, 2022
    Inventors: Masashi YAMASHITA, Tomoki ITO, Tomonori KURIBAYASHI, Keigo KOIDA, Satoshi MIWA, Yoko KOMATSUBARA, Katsuya WATANABE, Azuna NONAKA, Ayumu MAKIDA
  • Publication number: 20220285234
    Abstract: A method includes providing a first wafer including a respective set of first metal bonding pads and at least one first alignment diagnostic structure, providing a second wafer including a respective set of second metal bonding pads and a respective set of second alignment diagnostic structures, overlaying the first wafer and the second wafer, measuring at least one of a current, voltage or contact resistance between the first alignment diagnostic structures and the second alignment diagnostic structures to determine an overlay offset, and bonding the second wafer to the first wafer.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 8, 2021
    Publication date: September 8, 2022
    Inventors: Ikue YOKOMIZO, Michiaki SANO, Kazuto WATANABE, Hajime YAMAMOTO, Takashi YAMAHA, Koichi ITO, Katsuya KATO, Ryo HIRAMATSU, Hiroshi SASAKI, Akihiro TOBIOKA, Liang LI
  • Publication number: 20220269056
    Abstract: This optical system (LS) has an aperture diaphragm (S) and a negative lens (L4) disposed closer to an object side than the aperture diaphragm (S) and satisfies the following conditional expression. ?0.010<ndN1?(2.015?0.0068×?dN1), 50.00<?dN1<65.00, 0.545<?gFN1, ?0.010<?gFN1?(0.6418?0.00168×?dN1). Where, ndN1 is a refractive index of the negative lens with respect to a d-line, vdN1 is an Abbe number of the negative lens based on the d-line, and ?gFN1 is a partial dispersion ratio of the negative lens.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 26, 2020
    Publication date: August 25, 2022
    Inventors: Masashi YAMASHITA, Tomoki ITO, Tomonori KURIBAYASHI, Keigo KOIDA, Satoshi MIWA, Yoko KOMATSUBARA, Katsuya WATANABE, Azuna NONAKA, Ayumu MAKIDA
  • Publication number: 20220269055
    Abstract: An optical system (LS) has a lens (L11) that satisfies the following conditional expressions. ?0.010<ndLZ?(2.015?0.0068×?dLZ) 50.00<?dLZ<65.00 0.545<?gFLZ ?0.010<?gFLZ?(0.6418?0.00168×?dLZ) where ndLZ is the refractive index to the d line of the lens, ?dLZ is the Abbe number with respect to the d line of the lens, and ?gFLZ is the partial dispersion ratio of the lens.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 26, 2020
    Publication date: August 25, 2022
    Inventors: Masashi YAMASHITA, Tomoki ITO, Tomonori KURIBAYASHI, Keigo KOIDA, Satoshi MIWA, Yoko KOMATSUBARA, Katsuya WATANABE, Azuna NONAKA, Ayumu MAKIDA
  • Publication number: 20210093194
    Abstract: The ophthalmic optical system is configured to apply an angular scanning light ray to an eye. M=|?out/?in| is defined, where ?in represents an angle between an incident light ray to the ophthalmic optical system and an optical axis of the ophthalmic optical system, and ?out represents an angle between an exiting light ray exiting from the ophthalmic optical system toward the eye and the optical axis. The ophthalmic optical system satisfies a conditional expression Mpar<Mmax, where Mpar represents M in a case that the incident light ray is a paraxial ray, Mmax represents M in a case that the incident light ray is a ray of a maximum angle of win.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 28, 2020
    Publication date: April 1, 2021
    Applicants: NIKON CORPORATION, OPTOS PLC
    Inventors: Gonzalo MUYO, Alistair GORMAN, David M. WILLIAMSON, Makoto FUJIMOTO, Yasufumi NISHI, Azuna NONAKA, Katsuya WATANABE, Miwako YOSHIDA, Kyoya TOKUNAGA, Masahiro MIZUTA
  • Patent number: 10697988
    Abstract: A container management apparatus is provided with: a container storing unit that can store a plurality of tubular sample containers one by one separately, each of the plurality of tubular sample containers being provided with a two-dimensional bar code on the bottom surface thereof, and container-identifying information being coded in the two-dimensional bar code; and a reading unit that reads the two-dimensional bar code of each of the tubular sample containers stored in the container storing unit and retrieves the container identifying information. The reading unit has, in correspondence with each storing position, an LED that irradiates the two-dimensional bar code with irradiation light and an imaging unit that receives reflection light from the two-dimensional bar code.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 18, 2017
    Date of Patent: June 30, 2020
    Assignee: PHC HOLDINGS CORPORATION
    Inventors: Katsuya Watanabe, Ryoichi Imanaka
  • Publication number: 20200033577
    Abstract: An objective lens (OL) comprises, disposed in order from an object: a positive lens (L11); a negative meniscus lens (L12) cemented to the positive lens (L11) and having a concave surface facing the object; and a positive meniscus lens (L13) having a concave surface facing the object; wherein the objective lens satisfies following conditional expressions 2.03?n1m?2.30 and 20??1m, where, n1m: a refractive index of the negative meniscus lens (L12) with respect to a d-line, and ?1m: an Abbe number of the negative meniscus lens (L12).
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 8, 2019
    Publication date: January 30, 2020
    Applicant: NIKON CORPORATION
    Inventors: Katsuya WATANABE, Azuna NONAKA
  • Publication number: 20180350141
    Abstract: Provided is a three-dimensional image processing device, comprising: an acquisition unit which acquires three-dimensional image data and metadata which is included in the three-dimensional image data; a separation unit which separates the three-dimensional image data which has been acquired with the acquisition unit into the three-dimensional image data and the metadata; a compositing unit which composites information, which is represented by the metadata which has been separated with the separation unit, with the three-dimensional image data which has been separated with the separation unit; and a transform unit which transforms the three-dimensional image data with which the information which is represented by the metadata has been composited in the compositing unit to three-dimensional shape model data which has a prescribed file format and which is of an object which is represented by the three-dimensional image data.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 8, 2018
    Publication date: December 6, 2018
    Inventors: Katsuya WATANABE, Tomoaki TAKEMURA
  • Publication number: 20180045921
    Abstract: An imaging lens (PL) has an image surface (I) curved to have a concave surface facing an object and consists of, in order from the object along an optical axis (Ax): a front group (Ga) including four lenses (L1 to L4); and a back group (Gb) including a single lens (L5). The following conditional expression is satisfied. 0.25<Dab/TL<0.50 0.30<La/TL<0.55 where, Dab denotes a distance between the front group (Ga) and the back group (Gb) on the optical axis, La denotes a length of the front group (Ga) on the optical axis, and TL denotes a total length of the imaging lens (PL) (a distance between a vertex of a lens surface closest to the object and an axial image point corresponding to an infinite distant object).
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 28, 2017
    Publication date: February 15, 2018
    Inventors: Masato KUMAZAWA, Katsuya WATANABE, Miwako YOSHIDA, Junya HAGIWARA, Takashi KUSAKA, Atsushi SEKINE
  • Patent number: 9861966
    Abstract: A catalytic cracking catalyst is provided which has high cracking activity and with which the production of FCC gasoline having a high octane number can efficiently proceed without lowering a gasoline yield. Also provided are a process for producing the catalyst and a method of the catalytic cracking of a hydrocarbon oil with the catalyst. The catalyst for catalytic cracking of a hydrocarbon oil comprises a crystalline aluminosilicate, a binder, and a clay mineral in a certain proportion, wherein the content of sodium and potassium therein is 0.5% by mass or lower in terms of oxide (Na2O and K2O) amount, the content of at least one rare earth metal therein is 3.0% by mass or lower in terms of oxide (RE2O3, wherein RE is a rare earth element) amount, the [RE2O3+Na2O+K2O]/[crystalline aluminosilicate] ratio by mass is 0.1 or lower, and the catalyst has a xenon adsorption amount, as measured at an adsorption temperature of 25° C. and a partial xenon pressure of 650 torr, of 2.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 2, 2007
    Date of Patent: January 9, 2018
    Assignees: COSMO OIL CO., LTD., PETROLEUM ENERGY CENTER
    Inventor: Katsuya Watanabe
  • Publication number: 20180003730
    Abstract: A container management apparatus is provided with: a container storing unit that can store a plurality of tubular sample containers one by one separately, each of the plurality of tubular sample containers being provided with a two-dimensional bar code on the bottom surface thereof, and container-identifying information being coded in the two-dimensional bar code; and a reading unit that reads the two-dimensional bar code of each of the tubular sample containers stored in the container storing unit and retrieves the container identifying information. The reading unit has, in correspondence with each storing position, an LED that irradiates the two-dimensional bar code with irradiation light and an imaging unit that receives reflection light from the two-dimensional bar code.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 18, 2017
    Publication date: January 4, 2018
    Inventors: Katsuya WATANABE, Ryoichi IMANAKA
  • Patent number: 9774771
    Abstract: A preparation includes an image sensor, a package, and a transparent plate. The image sensor has an imaging area on a front surface. The package is electrically connected to the image sensor. The transparent plate opposes the front surface of the image sensor with a mounting medium interposed therebetween. On the surface of the transparent plate, first and second grooves are formed. The image sensor is disposed between the first and second grooves.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 3, 2016
    Date of Patent: September 26, 2017
    Assignee: PANASONIC CORPORATION
    Inventors: Hideto Motomura, Hiroyuki Mori, Hiroshi Matsumoto, Katsuya Watanabe, Kiminori Mizuuchi, Naoki Matsubara
  • Publication number: 20160344908
    Abstract: A preparation includes an image sensor, a package, and a transparent plate. The image sensor has an imaging area on a front surface. The package is electrically connected to the image sensor. The transparent plate opposes the front surface of the image sensor with a mounting medium interposed therebetween. On the surface of the transparent plate, first and second grooves are formed. The image sensor is disposed between the first and second grooves.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 3, 2016
    Publication date: November 24, 2016
    Inventors: HIDETO MOTOMURA, HIROYUKI MORI, HIROSHI MATSUMOTO, KATSUYA WATANABE, KIMINORI MIZUUCHI, NAOKI MATSUBARA
  • Patent number: 8665689
    Abstract: [Problem] In a conventional multilayer optical disc, management information needs to be retrieved from the control area of its reference layer to find how many information layers there are in the optical disc. [Means for Solving the Problem] A multilayer optical disc according to the present invention has multiple information layers that are stacked one upon the other. The information layers include at least one layer on which layer number information, indicating its own place in the multiple information layers, and information about the total number of information layers included are both stored.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 3, 2010
    Date of Patent: March 4, 2014
    Assignee: Panasonic Corporation
    Inventors: Shinichi Yamamoto, Katsuya Watanabe