Patents by Inventor Kazuhiko Kitano

Kazuhiko Kitano 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: 10553456
    Abstract: A semiconductor package includes a substrate having at least one recessed portion, a semiconductor device located on a surface of the substrate, the surface having the at least one recessed portion, and a resin insulating layer covering the semiconductor device.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 29, 2017
    Date of Patent: February 4, 2020
    Assignee: J-Devices Corporation
    Inventors: Yasuyuki Takehara, Kazuhiko Kitano
  • Patent number: 10525122
    Abstract: The present invention provides a vaccine containing virus-like particles derived from virus particles having an envelope, in which a lipid-component content of the virus-like particles is reduced relative to a lipid-component content of the virus particles.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 15, 2015
    Date of Patent: January 7, 2020
    Assignee: KM Biologics Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Kazuhiko Kimachi, Motoharu Abe, Kazuyuki Ikeda, Hiroto Onuma, Yukari Tsurudome, Daisuke Ikeno, Kiyoto Nishiyama, Tatsufumi Onchi, Yusuke Ooyama, Issay Asano, Ryoichi Kitano
  • Patent number: 10529635
    Abstract: A manufacturing method of a semiconductor package includes locating a plurality of semiconductor packages on a substrate, forming a resin insulating layer covering the plurality of semiconductor devices, forming grooves, in the resin insulating layer, enclosing each of the plurality of semiconductor devices and reaching the substrate, and irradiating the substrate with laser light in positional correspondence with the grooves to separate the plurality of semiconductor devices from each other.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 21, 2017
    Date of Patent: January 7, 2020
    Assignee: J-Devices Corporation
    Inventors: Hisakazu Marutani, Minoru Kai, Kazuhiko Kitano
  • Patent number: 10525963
    Abstract: A revolution rate sensor configured to detect a revolution rate of a first input shaft and an ECU configured to estimate the revolution rate of the first input shaft using another method which is not based on detection of the revolution rate sensor are provided, and the ECU performs engagement permission determination of a switching mechanism associated with the lowest shift stage in first engagement switching mechanisms using an estimated value of the revolution rate of the first input shaft estimated by the ECU when it is determined that a revolution rate of the first input shaft cannot be detected normally by the revolution rate sensor.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 12, 2017
    Date of Patent: January 7, 2020
    Assignee: Honda Motor Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Hideaki Iwashita, Kazuhiko Kitano
  • Patent number: 10525971
    Abstract: A control device in a hybrid vehicle in which control is performed so that the hybrid vehicle can travel using only one shift mechanism from two shift mechanisms is provided. The control device in the hybrid vehicle includes: a transmission including: a first input shaft connected to a motor and optionally connected to an engine; a second input shaft optionally connected to the engine; an output shaft configured to output to power to drive wheels; a first shift mechanism including a plurality of shift gears optionally coupled to the first input shaft; and a second shift mechanism including a plurality of other shift gears optionally coupled to the second input shaft; and an electronic control unit (ECU), wherein the ECU starts the engine with the first input shaft using the motor if none of the shift gears in the first shift mechanism is engaged when the engine is not operating.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 1, 2017
    Date of Patent: January 7, 2020
    Assignee: Honda Motor Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Hideaki Iwashita, Naoyuki Mimatsu, Kazuhiko Kitano
  • Patent number: 10507717
    Abstract: A gear operating mechanism comprises: a power source; an operation shaft driven using the power source and rotatably supported in a rotational direction and an axial direction; members to be operated corresponding to fork parts; an operation engagement piece attached to the operation shaft and configured to move each member to be operated between a reference position and an engagement position; a release engagement pieces attached to the operation shaft and configured to return the members to be operated from the engagement position to the reference position; and a control unit configured to control an operation of the operation shaft is provided, wherein the control unit has a first release mode using the release engagement pieces and a second release mode using the operation engagement piece when the member to be operated is returned from the engagement position to the reference position.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 11, 2017
    Date of Patent: December 17, 2019
    Assignee: Honda Motor Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Hideaki Iwashita, Hiromichi Konishi, Kazuhiko Kitano
  • Patent number: 10471686
    Abstract: The present invention aims to provide an interlayer film for a laminated glass capable of exhibiting high deaeration properties even in a nip roll method and hardly forming air bubbles to enable the production of a highly visible laminated glass, and a laminated glass including the interlayer film for a laminated glass. The present invention relates to an interlayer film for a laminated glass, having a large number of recesses and a large number of projections on at least one surface, the recesses each having a groove shape with a continuous bottom and being regularly adjacent to each other in parallel with one another, the recesses each having a groove shape with a continuous bottom having a ratio (R/Sm×100) of a radius of rotation R of the bottom to an interval Sm between the recesses of 15% or higher.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 30, 2015
    Date of Patent: November 12, 2019
    Assignee: SEKISUI CHEMICAL CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Kazuhiko Nakayama, Hiroaki Inui, Hirofumi Kitano
  • Patent number: 10224256
    Abstract: A manufacturing method of a semiconductor package includes etching a first surface and a side surface of a base substrate, the base substrate including the first, a second and the side surfaces positioned between the first and the second surfaces, the base substrate containing a metal, attaching a metal different from the metal contained in the base substrate to the first and the side surfaces, disposing a semiconductor device on the second surface, the semiconductor device having an external terminal, forming a resin insulating layer sealing the semiconductor device, forming a first conductive layer on the resin insulating layer, forming an opening, exposing the external terminal, in the first conductive layer and the resin insulating layer; and forming a metal layer on the first and the side surfaces, on the first conductive layer and in the opening.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 16, 2017
    Date of Patent: March 5, 2019
    Assignee: J-DEVICES CORPORATION
    Inventors: Hirokazu Machida, Kazuhiko Kitano
  • Publication number: 20180072309
    Abstract: A control device in a hybrid vehicle in which control is performed so that the hybrid vehicle can travel using only one shift mechanism from two shift mechanisms is provided. The control device in the hybrid vehicle includes: a transmission including: a first input shaft connected to a motor and optionally connected to an engine; a second input shaft optionally connected to the engine; an output shaft configured to output to power to drive wheels; a first shift mechanism including a plurality of shift gears optionally coupled to the first input shaft; and a second shift mechanism including a plurality of other shift gears optionally coupled to the second input shaft; and an electronic control unit (ECU), wherein the ECU starts the engine with the first input shaft using the motor if none of the shift gears in the first shift mechanism is engaged when the engine is not operating.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 1, 2017
    Publication date: March 15, 2018
    Applicant: Honda Motor Co.,Ltd.
    Inventors: Hideaki IWASHITA, Naoyuki MIMATSU, Kazuhiko KITANO
  • Publication number: 20180072148
    Abstract: A gear operating mechanism configured to more reliably perform a gear operation is provided. A power source, an operation shaft driven using the power source and rotatably supported in a rotational direction and an axial direction, member to be operated corresponding to fork parts, an operation engagement piece attached to the operation shaft and configured to move each member to be operated between a reference position and an engagement position, release engagement pieces attached to the operation shaft and configured to return the members to be operated from the engagement position to the reference position, and a control unit configured to control an operation of the operation shaft are provided, wherein the control unit has a first release mode using the release engagement pieces and a second release mode using the operation engagement piece when the member to be operated is returned from the engagement position to the reference position.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 11, 2017
    Publication date: March 15, 2018
    Inventors: Hideaki IWASHITA, Hiromichi KONISHI, Kazuhiko KITANO
  • Publication number: 20180072302
    Abstract: A revolution rate sensor configured to detect a revolution rate of a first input shaft and a revolution rate estimation unit configured to estimate the revolution rate of the first input shaft using another method which is not based on detection of the revolution rate sensor are provided, and a control unit performs engagement permission determination of a switching mechanism associated with the lowest shift stage in first engagement switching mechanisms using an estimated value of the revolution rate of the first input shaft estimated by the revolution rate estimation unit when it is determined that a revolution rate of the first input shaft cannot be detected normally by the revolution rate sensor.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 12, 2017
    Publication date: March 15, 2018
    Applicant: Honda Motor Co.,Ltd.
    Inventors: Hideaki IWASHITA, Kazuhiko KITANO
  • Publication number: 20170365534
    Abstract: A manufacturing method of a semiconductor package includes etching a first surface and a side surface of a base substrate, the base substrate including the first, a second and the side surfaces positioned between the first and the second surfaces, the base substrate containing a metal, attaching a metal different from the metal contained in the base substrate to the first and the side surfaces, disposing a semiconductor device on the second surface, the semiconductor device having an external terminal, forming a resin insulating layer sealing the semiconductor device, forming a first conductive layer on the resin insulating layer, forming an opening, exposing the external terminal, in the first conductive layer and the resin insulating layer; and forming a metal layer on the first and the side surfaces, on the first conductive layer and in the opening.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 16, 2017
    Publication date: December 21, 2017
    Inventors: Hirokazu MACHIDA, Kazuhiko KITANO
  • Publication number: 20170358462
    Abstract: A manufacturing method of a semiconductor package includes disposing one or more semiconductor devices on a base substrate, each of the one or more semiconductor devices having an external terminal; forming a frame on the base substrate, the frame surrounding the one or more semiconductor devices; and forming a resin insulating layer inside the frame, the resin insulating layer sealing the one or more semiconductor devices and the resin insulating layer including a resin insulating material; wherein a surface of each of the one or more semiconductor devices on which the external terminal is not provided faces the base substrate.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 13, 2017
    Publication date: December 14, 2017
    Inventors: Seita ARAKI, Kazuhiko KITANO
  • Publication number: 20170316998
    Abstract: A manufacturing method of a semiconductor package includes locating a plurality of semiconductor packages on a substrate, forming a resin insulating layer covering the plurality of semiconductor devices, forming grooves, in the resin insulating layer, enclosing each of the plurality of semiconductor devices and reaching the substrate, and irradiating the substrate with laser light in positional correspondence with the grooves to separate the plurality of semiconductor devices from each other.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 21, 2017
    Publication date: November 2, 2017
    Inventors: Hisakazu MARUTANI, Minoru KAI, Kazuhiko KITANO
  • Publication number: 20170316996
    Abstract: A semiconductor package includes a substrate having at least one recessed portion, a semiconductor device located on a surface of the substrate, the surface having the at least one recessed portion, and a resin insulating layer covering the semiconductor device.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 29, 2017
    Publication date: November 2, 2017
    Inventors: Yasuyuki TAKEHARA, Kazuhiko KITANO
  • Patent number: 9561927
    Abstract: A sheet discharging device includes a shift tray 202 on which a sheet P1 is stacked, a discharging roller 6 that discharges a sheet P2 onto the shift tray 202, a blowing device 230 that sends air to a lower surface of the sheet P2 discharged by the discharging roller 6, a blocking member 231 that blocks air sent to the lower surface of the sheet P2 from a blowing port 230-2 of the blowing device 230, and a control unit that controls the blocking amount of the blocking member 231. The blocking amount is determined based upon sheet information including sheet-type information, sheet-size information, and sheet-thickness information, for example.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 25, 2015
    Date of Patent: February 7, 2017
    Assignee: RICOH COMPANY, LIMITED
    Inventors: Tomomichi Hoshino, Masahiro Tamura, Shuuya Nagasako, Tomohiro Furuhashi, Keisuke Sugiyama, Kyosuke Nakada, Kazuya Yamamoto, Akira Kunieda, Takahiro Watanabe, Junya Suzuki, Kazunori Konno, Youhei Niitsuma, Takamasa Matsumoto, Kiichiro Goto, Kazuhiko Kitano, Takashi Fukumoto, Yasuo Niikura, Satoru Takano, Hidetoshi Kojima, Kei Sasaki, Yasushi Tsuruoka, Shintaro Matsumoto, Ryo Takahashi, Yuuta Mori, Kohjiroh Haga
  • Publication number: 20160185552
    Abstract: A sheet discharging device includes a shift tray 202 on which a sheet P1 is stacked, a discharging roller 6 that discharges a sheet P2 onto the shift tray 202, a blowing device 230 that sends air to a lower surface of the sheet P2 discharged by the discharging roller 6, a blocking member 231 that blocks air sent to the lower surface of the sheet P2 from a blowing port 230-2 of the blowing device 230, and a control unit that controls the blocking amount of the blocking member 231. The blocking amount is determined based upon sheet information including sheet-type information, sheet-size information, and sheet-thickness information, for example.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 25, 2015
    Publication date: June 30, 2016
    Applicant: Ricoh Company, LIMITED
    Inventors: Tomomichi HOSHINO, Masahiro TAMURA, Shuuya NAGASAKO, Tomohiro FURUHASHI, Keisuke SUGIYAMA, Kyosuke NAKADA, Kazuya YAMAMOTO, Akira KUNIEDA, Takahiro WATANABE, Junya SUZUKI, Kazunori KONNO, Youhei NIITSUMA, Takamasa MATSUMOTO, Kiichiro GOTO, Kazuhiko KITANO, Takashi FUKUMOTO, Yasuo NIIKURA, Satoru TAKANO, Hidetoshi KOJIMA, Kei SASAKI, Yasushi TSURUOKA, Shintaro MATSUMOTO, Ryo TAKAHASHI, Yuuta MORI, Kohjiroh HAGA
  • Patent number: 9260264
    Abstract: A sheet discharging device includes a shift tray 202 on which a sheet P1 is stacked, a discharging roller 6 that discharges a sheet P2 onto the shift tray 202, a blowing device 230 that sends air to a lower surface of the sheet P2 discharged by the discharging roller 6, a blocking member 231 that blocks air sent to the lower surface of the sheet P2 from a blowing port 230-2 of the blowing device 230, and a control unit that controls the blocking amount of the blocking member 231. The blocking amount is determined based upon sheet information including sheet-type information, sheet-size information, and sheet-thickness information, for example.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 24, 2014
    Date of Patent: February 16, 2016
    Assignee: RICOH COMPANY, LIMITED
    Inventors: Tomomichi Hoshino, Masahiro Tamura, Shuuya Nagasako, Tomohiro Furuhashi, Keisuke Sugiyama, Kyosuke Nakada, Kazuya Yamamoto, Akira Kunieda, Takahiro Watanabe, Junya Suzuki, Kazunori Konno, Youhei Niitsuma, Takamasa Matsumoto, Kiichiro Goto, Kazuhiko Kitano, Takashi Fukumoto, Yasuo Niikura, Satoru Takano, Hidetoshi Kojima, Kei Sasaki, Yasushi Tsuruoka, Shintaro Matsumoto, Ryo Takahashi, Yuuta Mori, Kohjiroh Haga
  • Patent number: 8936240
    Abstract: A sheet discharging device includes a shift tray 202 on which a sheet P1 is stacked, a discharging roller 6 that discharges a sheet P2 onto the shift tray 202, a blowing device 230 that sends air to a lower surface of the sheet P2 discharged by the discharging roller 6, a blocking member 231 that blocks air sent to the lower surface of the sheet P2 from a blowing port 230-2 of the blowing device 230, and a control unit that controls the blocking amount of the blocking member 231. The blocking amount is determined based upon sheet information including sheet-type information, sheet-size information, and sheet-thickness information, for example.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 1, 2013
    Date of Patent: January 20, 2015
    Assignee: Ricoh Company, Limited
    Inventors: Tomomichi Hoshino, Masahiro Tamura, Shuuya Nagasako, Tomohiro Furuhashi, Keisuke Sugiyama, Kyosuke Nakada, Kazuya Yamamoto, Akira Kunieda, Takahiro Watanabe, Junya Suzuki, Kazunori Konno, Youhei Niitsuma, Takamasa Matsumoto, Kiichiro Goto, Kazuhiko Kitano, Takashi Fukumoto, Yasuo Niikura, Satoru Takano, Hidetoshi Kojima, Kei Sasaki, Yasushi Tsuruoka, Shintaro Matsumoto, Ryo Takahashi, Yuuta Mori, Kohjiroh Haga
  • Publication number: 20140203501
    Abstract: A sheet discharging device includes a shift tray 202 on which a sheet P1 is stacked, a discharging roller 6 that discharges a sheet P2 onto the shift tray 202, a blowing device 230 that sends air to a lower surface of the sheet P2 discharged by the discharging roller 6, a blocking member 231 that blocks air sent to the lower surface of the sheet P2 from a blowing port 230-2 of the blowing device 230, and a control unit that controls the blocking amount of the blocking member 231. The blocking amount is determined based upon sheet information including sheet-type information, sheet-size information, and sheet-thickness information, for example.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 24, 2014
    Publication date: July 24, 2014
    Applicant: Ricoh Company, Limited
    Inventors: Tomomichi HOSHINO, Masahiro Tamura, Shuuya Nagasako, Tomohiro Furuhashi, Keisuke Sugiyama, Kyosuke Nakada, Kazuya Yamamoto, Akira Kunieda, Takahiro Watanabe, Junya Suzuki, Kazunori Konno, Youhei Niitsuma, Takamasa Matsumoto, Kiichiro Goto, Kazuhiko Kitano, Takashi Fukumoto, Yasuo Niikura, Satoru Takano, Hidetoshi Kojima, Kei Sasaki, Yasushi Tsuruoka, Shintaro Matsumoto, Ryo Takahashi, Yuuta Mori, Kohjiroh Haga