Patents by Inventor Kazutaka Suzuki

Kazutaka Suzuki 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: 20200303347
    Abstract: A semiconductor storage device includes a first chip bonded to a second chip. The first chip includes electrode layers stacked in a first direction, a pillar extending through the stacked electrode layers and including a semiconductor film, and a memory film between the semiconductor film and the electrode layers. The second chip includes a semiconductor substrate having transistors formed thereon, a wiring connected to the transistors and between the semiconductor substrate and the first chip, bonding pads at a level closer to the first chip than the transistors. The bonding pads have a bonding surface facing away from the first chip. An opening extends through the semiconductor substrate to the bonding surface of the bonding pad.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 3, 2019
    Publication date: September 24, 2020
    Inventor: Kazutaka SUZUKI
  • Publication number: 20200295027
    Abstract: A semiconductor storage device includes a first stacked body, a second stacked body, a first division film, a second division film, and a plurality of discrete films. The a first stacked body includes first electrode layers stacked in a first direction. The second stacked body, above the first stacked body, includes second electrode layers stacked in the first direction. The second semiconductor layer is electrically connected to the first semiconductor layer. The first division film, extending in the first direction through the first stacked body, divides the first stacked body in a second direction crossing the first direction. The second division film, extending in the first direction through the second stacked body, divides the second stacked body in the second direction. The discrete films, extending in the first direction through the second stacked body, are disposed above the first division film.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 29, 2019
    Publication date: September 17, 2020
    Applicant: TOSHIBA MEMORY CORPORATION
    Inventors: Koichi SAKATA, Kazutaka SUZUKI, Hiroaki ASHIDATE, Katsuhiro SATO, Satoshi NAKAOKA
  • Publication number: 20200271512
    Abstract: Provided is a position detection sensor. In a first pixel part, as an incident position is closer to a first end of a first pixel pair group in a second direction, an intensity of a first electric signal decreases. In a second pixel part, as the incident position is closer to the first end, an intensity of a second electric signal increases. In a third pixel part, as the incident position is closer to a second end of a second pixel pair group in a first direction, an intensity of a third electric signal decreases. In a fourth pixel part, as the incident position is closer to the second end, an intensity of a fourth electric signal increases. A calculation unit calculates a second position on the basis of the first and second electric signals, and calculates a first position on the basis of the third and fourth electric signals.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 21, 2018
    Publication date: August 27, 2020
    Applicant: HAMAMATSU PHOTONICS K.K.
    Inventors: Munenori TAKUMI, Haruyoshi TOYODA, Yoshinori MATSUI, Kazutaka SUZUKI, Kazuhiro NAKAMURA, Keisuke UCHIDA
  • Publication number: 20200264426
    Abstract: A light beam irradiation device includes a light source unit that emits a light beam, a reflection mirror and a driving unit that swings the reflection mirror under supply of a driving signal, and comprises the light deflection unit receiving and reflecting the light beam emitted from the light source unit using the reflection mirror, a light deflection angle detection unit that includes a light reception surface that receives the light beam reflected by the reflection mirror, the light deflection angle detection unit detecting a position of the light beam on the light reception surface at a frequency equal to or higher than four times a resonance frequency of the light deflection unit and outputting a detection signal indicating the position, and an operation control unit that corrects the driving signal on the basis of the detection signal and outputs the corrected driving signal to the light deflection unit.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 7, 2016
    Publication date: August 20, 2020
    Applicant: HAMAMATSU PHOTONICS K.K.
    Inventors: Yoshinori MATSUI, Haruyoshi TOYODA, Munenori TAKUMI, Kazutaka SUZUKI, Kazuhiro NAKAMURA
  • Patent number: 10722112
    Abstract: A tablet terminal 1A is a measurement apparatus for measuring a subject's eyelid position, and includes a display section 3 that generates a vertically long light emitting region to make a reflection image form on a corneal surface of the subject's eyeball, a camera 5 that images the reflection image formed by the display section 3, and an arithmetic circuit 7 that derives reflection image information concerning a size or position of the reflection image based on image data of the reflection image obtained by the camera 5, and measures the eyelid position based on the reflection image information.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 14, 2014
    Date of Patent: July 28, 2020
    Assignee: HAMAMATSU PHOTONICS K.K.
    Inventors: Kazutaka Suzuki, Yoshinori Matsui, Haruyoshi Toyoda, Munenori Takumi, Naotoshi Hakamata
  • Publication number: 20200217647
    Abstract: Provided is a shape measurement sensor including a light-receiving unit and a calculation unit. The light-receiving unit includes a plurality of pixel pairs. Each of the pixel pairs includes a first pixel and a second pixel that is disposed side by side with the first pixel along a first direction. In the first pixel, as an incident position is closer to one end of the light-receiving unit in a second direction, an intensity of a first electric signals decreases. In the second pixel, as the incident position is closer to the one end, an intensity of a second electric signal increases. The calculation unit calculates the incident position in the second direction for each of the pixel pairs on the basis of the intensity of the first electric signal and the intensity of the acquired second electric signal.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 19, 2018
    Publication date: July 9, 2020
    Applicant: HAMAMATSU PHOTONICS K.K.
    Inventors: Munenori TAKUMI, Haruyoshi TOYODA, Yoshinori MATSUI, Kazutaka SUZUKI, Kazuhiro NAKAMURA, Keisuke UCHIDA
  • Publication number: 20200217644
    Abstract: Provided is a position detection sensor including: a light-receiving unit that includes a first pixel, a second pixel and a calculation unit that performs center-of-gravity operation by using an intensity of first and second electric signals to calculate a first position. In the first pixel, as the incident position is closer to one end of the light-receiving unit in a second direction, the intensity of the first electric signal decreases. In the second pixel, as the incident position is closer to the one end, the intensity of the second electric signal increases. The calculation unit further calculates a second position on the basis of a first integrated value obtained by integrating the intensity of the first electric signal, and a second integrated value obtained by integrating the intensity of the second electric signal.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 28, 2018
    Publication date: July 9, 2020
    Applicant: HAMAMATSU PHOTONICS K.K.
    Inventors: Munenori TAKUMI, Haruyoshi TOYODA, Yoshinori MATSUI, Kazutaka SUZUKI, Kazuhiro NAKAMURA, Keisuke UCHIDA
  • Publication number: 20200213551
    Abstract: In a first pixel part, as an incident position is closer to a first end of a first pixel pair group in a second direction, an intensity of a first electric signal decreases. In a second pixel part, as the incident position is closer to the first end, an intensity of a second electric signal increases. In a third pixel part, as the incident position is closer to a second end of a second pixel pair group in a first direction, an intensity of a third electric signal decreases. In a fourth pixel part, as the incident position is closer to the second end, an intensity of a fourth electric signal increases. A calculation unit performs weighting on a first position on the basis of the third and fourth electric signals, and performs weighting on a second position on the basis of the first and second electric signals.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 21, 2018
    Publication date: July 2, 2020
    Applicant: HAMAMATSU PHOTONICS K.K.
    Inventors: Munenori TAKUMI, Haruyoshi TOYODA, Yoshinori MATSUI, Kazutaka SUZUKI, Kazuhiro NAKAMURA, Keisuke UCHIDA
  • Patent number: 10697648
    Abstract: A hot water supply system that can reduce energy consumption is provided. The hot water supply system includes a liquid heater for heating a liquid, a liquid-water heat exchanger, a water-heating circuit in which the liquid is circulated between the liquid heater and the liquid-water heat exchanger, a lower outward path for leading water from a lower part of a hot water storage tank to the liquid-water heat exchanger, the upper return path for leading the water from the liquid-water heat exchanger to an upper part of the hot water storage tank, a middle outward path for leading the water from a middle part of the hot water storage tank to the liquid-water heat exchanger, a middle return path for leading the water from the liquid-water heat exchanger to a middle part of the hot water storage tank.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 30, 2014
    Date of Patent: June 30, 2020
    Assignee: Mitsubishi Electric Corporation
    Inventors: Shogo Tamaki, Hirokazu Minamisako, Kazutaka Suzuki
  • Publication number: 20200154552
    Abstract: An X-ray generation device includes an X-ray tube including an electron gun that generates an electron beam and a target that generates an X-ray by incidence of the electron beam; a power supply portion including a booster that boosts an input voltage from outside to generate a high voltage and an insulating block that seals the booster with an insulating material; and a control unit that performs control to generate the X-ray. The control unit includes a first information processing element that performs at least part of the control using a digital signal at a high potential based on the high voltage. The first information processing element is sealed with the insulating material in the insulating block.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 26, 2018
    Publication date: May 14, 2020
    Applicant: HAMAMATSU PHOTONICS K.K.
    Inventors: Kazutaka SUZUKI, Yuji SHIRAYANAGI, Motofumi TANAKA
  • Publication number: 20200109881
    Abstract: A heat-pump using apparatus includes a refrigerant circuit and a heat medium circuit. The refrigerant circuit is capable of executing a heating operation and a cooling operation. A first expansion device is provided downstream of a reservoir, and a second expansion device is provided upstream of the reservoir, in the flow of refrigerant in the heating operation. A main circuit of the heat medium circuit includes a branching part and a joining part. An overpressure protection device is connected to a connection part which is located between a load-side heat exchanger and one of the branching part and the joining part or at the load-side heat exchanger. A refrigerant leakage detecting device is connected to the other of the branching part and the joining part, or between the other of the branching part and the joining part and the connection part, or to the connection part.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 19, 2017
    Publication date: April 9, 2020
    Inventors: Yasuhiro SUZUKI, Hirokazu MINAMISAKO, Kazutaka SUZUKI, Takafumi MITO, Taro HATTORI
  • Publication number: 20200098539
    Abstract: An X-ray tube includes: a vacuum housing configured to include an internal space which is vacuum; a target unit configured to be disposed in the internal space, and include a target that generates an X-ray by using an electron beam incident therein, and a target support unit that supports the target, the X-ray generated by the target being transmitted through the target support unit; and an X-ray emission window configured to be so provided as to face the target support unit, and seal an opening of the vacuum housing, the X-rays transmitted through the target support unit being transmitted through the X-ray emission window. At least a part of the X-ray emission window is in contact with the target support unit.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 26, 2018
    Publication date: March 26, 2020
    Applicant: HAMAMATSU PHOTONICS K.K.
    Inventor: Kazutaka SUZUKI
  • Publication number: 20200080757
    Abstract: An apparatus using a heat pump includes a refrigerant circuit and a heat medium circuit. The refrigerant circuit is capable of performing a first operation, in which a load-side heat exchanger is used as a condenser, and a second operation, in which the load-side heat exchanger is used as an evaporator. A main circuit of the heat medium circuit has a branching part and a joining part. An overpressure protection device and a refrigerant leakage detecting device are connected to the main circuit. The overpressure protection device is connected to a connection part that is located between the load-side heat exchanger and one of the branching part and the joining part, or at the load-side heat exchanger. The refrigerant leakage detecting device is connected to the other of the branching part and the joining part, between the connection part and the other of the branching part and the joining part, or at the connection part.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 9, 2017
    Publication date: March 12, 2020
    Inventors: Yasuhiro SUZUKI, Hirokazu MINAMISAKO, Kazutaka SUZUKI, Takafumi MITO, Taro HATTORI
  • Publication number: 20200058462
    Abstract: An X-ray tube includes: a vacuum housing configured to include an internal space which is vacuum; a target unit configured to be disposed in the internal space, and include a target that generates an X-ray by using an electron beam incident therein, and a target support unit that supports the target, the X-ray generated by the target being transmitted through the target support unit; an X-ray emission window configured to be so provided as to face the target support unit, and seal an opening of the vacuum housing, the X-rays transmitted through the target support unit being transmitted through the X-ray emission window; an elastic member configured to press the target unit in such a direction as to approach the X-ray emission window; and a target shift unit configured to shift the target unit pressed by the elastic member in a direction crossing an incidence direction of the electron beam.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 26, 2018
    Publication date: February 20, 2020
    Applicant: HAMAMATSU PHOTONICS K.K.
    Inventor: Kazutaka SUZUKI
  • Patent number: 10530183
    Abstract: A communication apparatus comprises a first communication unit configured to receive, from an external server, an output suppression message instructing output suppression of a dispersed power source; and a second communication unit configured to perform communication of a predetermined message having a predetermined format with a power management apparatus that manages power of an equipment installed in a consumer's facility. The output suppression of the dispersed power source is performed in accordance with the output suppression message by a conversion apparatus that converts DC power output from the dispersed power source to AC power. The predetermined format includes an information element capable of storing at least one of first information and second information, the first information being related to a communication status with the conversion apparatus, the second information being related to an acquisition status of the output suppression message.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 8, 2016
    Date of Patent: January 7, 2020
    Assignee: KYOCERA Corporation
    Inventors: Yuji Kakuda, Kazutaka Nakamura, Yuri Sato, Yuki Suzuki, Takashi Inoue, Kentaro Kamei
  • Patent number: 10522858
    Abstract: A power control apparatus includes a controller configured to control a fuel cell. The fuel cell generates power and heats water using fuel gas. The fuel gas supplies the power and hot water to a plurality of consumer facilities. The controller obtains an amount of the fuel gas used by the fuel cell. The controller obtains an amount of the hot water supplied to the plurality of consumer facilities. The controller calculates, based on the amount of the fuel gas and the amount of the hot water, an amount of the fuel gas used by each one of the plurality of consumer facilities.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 26, 2016
    Date of Patent: December 31, 2019
    Assignee: KYOCERA Corporation
    Inventors: Yuki Suzuki, Kazutaka Nakamura
  • Publication number: 20190360757
    Abstract: A heat exchanger includes a plurality of cooling plates, a duct plate disposed around the cooling plates and a spacer plate fixed to both the duct plate and the cooling plate to prevent supercharged air from flowing into a gap between the duct plate and the cooling plate. The cooling plate includes cup portions allowing cooling water flow paths of the corresponding two cooling plates to be in communication with each other when the cooling plate is fixed to the adjacent cooling plate. The cooling water flow path formed in the cooling plate includes flow path portions and formed extending in a direction perpendicular to a flow direction of supercharged air from the corresponding cup portions. The cup portions are each formed in a tubular shape having a central axis at a position offset along the flow direction of the supercharged air from a center of the corresponding one of the flow path portions in a flow path width direction.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 8, 2019
    Publication date: November 28, 2019
    Inventors: Kazutaka SUZUKI, Taichi ASANO
  • Patent number: 10478063
    Abstract: An eyeblink measurement system 10 is a measurement apparatus for measuring a subject's eyelid position, and includes a lighting device 1 that irradiates light extending across upper to lower eyelids of the subject's eye region E, and an image measurement device 2 that has an optical axis Ia on a plane for which a plane including an irradiation optical axis La of the light is rotated by a predetermined angle ? around an axis A1 along the light to be irradiated onto the subject, obtains height information based on the position of an optical image of the light in an image imaged, and measures the eyelid position based on the height information.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 14, 2014
    Date of Patent: November 19, 2019
    Assignee: HAMAMATSU PHOTONICS K.K.
    Inventors: Yoshinori Matsui, Kazutaka Suzuki, Haruyoshi Toyoda, Munenori Takumi, Naotoshi Hakamata
  • Publication number: 20190346211
    Abstract: A heat exchanger that performs heat exchange between a first fluid and a second fluid includes a first duct plate, a second duct plate, a flow path member, a caulking plate, an insertion projection, and a contact protrusion. The insertion protrusion protrudes from at least one of the first duct plate and the second duct plate toward the caulking plate, and is inserted into an insertion hole defined in the caulking plate. The contact protrusion protrudes from at least one of the first duct plate and the second duct plate toward the caulking plate, and is fixed to, and in contact with, a stopper wall of the caulking plate. A surface of the contact protrusion is in contact with a stopper plane wall when the contact protrusion is fixed to the frame member.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 29, 2019
    Publication date: November 14, 2019
    Inventors: Taichi ASANO, Kazutaka SUZUKI, Toshio UTSUMI, Yuri MIWADA
  • Publication number: 20190346191
    Abstract: A heat pump apparatus includes: a refrigerant circuit, which is configured to circulate refrigerant, and includes a compressor, a heat source heat exchanger, an expansion mechanism, and an intermediate heat exchanger which are sequentially connected through a pipe; and a fluid circuit, which is configured to circulate a fluid, and includes the intermediate heat exchanger, a load heat exchanger, and a check valve which are sequentially connected through a pipe. A pressure regulating valve is provided to the heat pump apparatus. The pressure regulating valve is connected to a pipe connecting an outlet of the intermediate heat exchanger and an inlet of the load heat exchanger, and is configured to interrupt a flow passage of the fluid when the refrigerant leaks to the fluid, and pressure of the fluid is increased.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 9, 2016
    Publication date: November 14, 2019
    Inventors: Hirokazu MINAMISAKO, Yasuhiro SUZUKI, Kazutaka SUZUKI, Taro HATTORI