Patents by Inventor Keisuke Hatano

Keisuke Hatano 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: 10731499
    Abstract: A seal device for a turbine is disposed around a rotor so as to separate a high-pressure space and a low-pressure space and includes: a plurality of thin plates arranged along an outer peripheral surface of the rotor. Each of the thin plates has a thin-plate tip surface facing the outer peripheral surface of the rotor; a first side plate disposed so as to face the high-pressure space and covering outer peripheral regions of first side surfaces; and a second side plate disposed so as to face the low-pressure space and covering outer peripheral regions of second side surfaces. The first side surface of each of the thin plates is covered with the first side plate in a region extending further to an inner side, in a radial direction of the rotor, than a region of the second side surface covered with the second side plate.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 22, 2015
    Date of Patent: August 4, 2020
    Assignee: MITSUBISHI HITACHI POWER SYSTEMS, LTD.
    Inventors: Azumi Yoshida, Hidekazu Uehara, Hiroharu Oyama, Kohei Ozaki, Katsuhisa Hamada, Hideaki Sugishita, Toyoharu Nishikawa, Yoshihiro Kuwamura, Kohei Hatano, Keisuke Matsuyama
  • Publication number: 20200205642
    Abstract: An endoscope includes a bending operation member provided at an operation portion and configured to bend a bending portion of an insertion portion, a plurality of bending operation wires configured to be pulled or relaxed by the bending operation member, a plurality of tubular members provided inside the operation portion, into which the plurality of bending operation wires are inserted respectively, and disposed in a deflected state so as to avoid an internal component provided inside the operation portion, and a tubular member fixing member provided inside the operation portion and enabled to optimally adjust end portions of the plurality of tubular members at different positions along a longitudinal axis of the operation portion in a direction orthogonal to the longitudinal axis.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 24, 2020
    Publication date: July 2, 2020
    Applicant: OLYMPUS CORPORATION
    Inventors: Keisuke HATANO, Yudai HARADA
  • Publication number: 20200195869
    Abstract: The present disclosure relates to a solid-state imaging device, a method for driving the solid-state imaging device, and an electronic device capable of improving auto-focusing accuracy by using a phase difference signal obtained by using a photoelectric conversion film. The solid-state imaging device includes a pixel including a photoelectric conversion portion having a structure where a photoelectric conversion film is interposed by an upper electrode on the photoelectric conversion film and a lower electrode under the photoelectric conversion film. The upper electrode is divided into a first upper electrode and a second upper electrode. The present disclosure can be applied to, for example, a solid-state imaging device or the like.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 25, 2020
    Publication date: June 18, 2020
    Applicant: SONY SEMICONDUCTOR SOLUTIONS CORPORATION
    Inventors: Keisuke HATANO, Fumihiko KOGA, Tetsuji YAMAGUCHI, Shinichiro IZAWA
  • Patent number: 10662796
    Abstract: A seal device for a turbine includes: a plurality of thin plates arranged along an outer peripheral surface of the rotor, each of the thin plates including a root portion disposed on an outer side in a radial direction of the rotor and supported on a stationary part of the turbine and a tip portion disposed on an inner side in the radial direction of the rotor and having a tip surface facing the outer peripheral surface of the rotor. Each of the thin plates is configured such that a width direction of the thin plate is parallel to an axial direction of the rotor at a side of the root portion, and the tip portion of each of the thin plates is configured such that an end on a side of the high-pressure space is positioned downstream of another end on a side of the low-pressure side.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 9, 2016
    Date of Patent: May 26, 2020
    Assignee: MITSUBISHI HITACHI POWER SYSTEMS, LTD.
    Inventors: Azumi Yoshida, Hidekazu Uehara, Hiroharu Oyama, Kohei Ozaki, Katsuhisa Hamada, Hideaki Sugishita, Toyoharu Nishikawa, Yoshihiro Kuwamura, Kohei Hatano, Keisuke Matsuyama
  • Patent number: 10616515
    Abstract: The present disclosure relates to a solid-state imaging device, a method for driving the solid-state imaging device, and an electronic device capable of improving auto-focusing accuracy by using a phase difference signal obtained by using a photoelectric conversion film. The solid-state imaging device includes a pixel including a photoelectric conversion portion having a structure where a photoelectric conversion film is interposed by an upper electrode on the photoelectric conversion film and a lower electrode under the photoelectric conversion film. The upper electrode is divided into a first upper electrode and a second upper electrode. The present disclosure can be applied to, for example, a solid-state imaging device or the like.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 27, 2018
    Date of Patent: April 7, 2020
    Assignee: SONY SEMICONDUCTOR SOLUTIONS CORPORATION
    Inventors: Keisuke Hatano, Fumihiko Koga, Tetsuji Yamaguchi, Shinichiro Izawa
  • Patent number: 10597525
    Abstract: An object of the present invention is to provide a resin material capable of producing a molded body having few defects due to foreign substances, having high mechanical strength, very small in both orientation birefringence and photoelastic birefringence, and having high transparency, and having high transparency even when such a resin material is stretched. Provided is a resin composition containing a resin (A) and a multilayer structure polymer (B), wherein the multilayer structure polymer (B) has a crosslinked polymer layer and a hard polymer layer, and the hard polymer layer has at least two different hard polymer layers, at least one of which is a hard polymer layer (C) opposite in sign of a photoelastic constant to that of the resin (A).
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 26, 2013
    Date of Patent: March 24, 2020
    Assignee: KANEKA CORPORATION
    Inventors: Fuminobu Kitayama, Nobuyoshi Maizuru, Keisuke Hatano
  • Patent number: 10598822
    Abstract: An object of the present invention is to provide an optical resin material and an optical film, which are very small in both orientation birefringence and photoelastic birefringence, excellent in transparency, have few defects due to foreign substances, and are excellent in heat resistance and mechanical strength. Provided is an optical resin material containing a graft copolymer (C) obtained by polymerizing a vinyl-based monomer mixture (B) in the presence of a vinyl-based polymer (A) having at least one crosslinked structure layer, wherein the graft copolymer (C) has an orientation birefringence of ?15×10?4 to 15×10?4 and a photoelastic constant of ?10×10?12 to 10×10?12 Pa?1.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 26, 2013
    Date of Patent: March 24, 2020
    Assignee: KANEKA CORPORATION
    Inventors: Fuminobu Kitayama, Nobuyoshi Maizuru, Keisuke Hatano
  • Publication number: 20200029038
    Abstract: The present technology relates to a solid-state imaging device and an electronic apparatus which make it possible to improve the pixel property. Provided is a solid-state imaging device, including a first electrode formed on a semiconductor layer, a photoelectric conversion layer formed on the first electrode, a second electrode formed on the photoelectric conversion layer, and a third electrode disposed between the first electrode and an adjacent first electrode, and electrically insulated. A voltage of the third electrode is controlled to a voltage corresponding to a detection result which can contribute to control of discharge of charges or assist for transfer of charges. The present technology can be applied to, for example, a CMOS image sensor.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 28, 2018
    Publication date: January 23, 2020
    Inventors: YUJI UESUGI, FUMIHIKO KOGA, KEISUKE HATANO
  • Publication number: 20200021763
    Abstract: Imaging devices and electronic apparatuses incorporating imaging devices are provided. An imaging device as disclosed can include a first pixel of a first pixel and a second pixel of a second pixel. The first and second pixels each have a first electrode, a portion of a photoelectric conversion film, and a portion of a second electrode, where the photoelectric conversion film is between the first electrode and the second electrode. The first electrode of the first pixel has a first area, while the first electrode of the second pixel has a second area that is smaller than the first area. The first pixel can include a light shielding film. Alternatively or in addition, the first pixel can be divided into first and second portions.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 27, 2019
    Publication date: January 16, 2020
    Applicant: SONY SEMICONDUCTOR SOLUTIONS CORPORATION
    Inventors: Keisuke HATANO, Ryosuke NAKAMURA, Yuji UESUGI, Fumihiko KOGA, Tetsuji YAMAGUCHI
  • Publication number: 20200008454
    Abstract: To provide a powder emulsifying agent composition having such a low bulk specific gravity that it is suitably stored and transported, having high water dispersibility, and being produced at high efficiency (in particular, drying efficiency), a method for producing a powder emulsifying agent composition, and a food including a powder emulsifying agent composition. A powder emulsifying agent composition includes a saccharide (A), an ester (B) that is at least one of a sucrose fatty acid ester (B1) or a glycerin fatty acid ester (B2), and an inorganic salt (C).
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 9, 2018
    Publication date: January 9, 2020
    Applicant: DAI-ICHI KOGYO SEIYAKU CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Hiroshi HATANO, Keisuke KUSUI
  • Patent number: 10524642
    Abstract: A bending operation device includes a bending lever that is tiltably supported with an angle to a longitudinal direction of an operation section of an endoscope, a wire pulling member that includes a plurality of arm portions that are displaced according to tilting motion of the bending lever, a plurality of operation wires that are connected to the plurality of arm portions and that bend a bending portion provided in an insertion section of the endoscope according to displacement of the wire pulling member, and a plurality of pulleys that guide the plurality of operation wires to the plurality of arm portions, with the plurality of operation wires being substantially parallel to one another, when the bending lever is in a neutral position at which the bending portion is substantially straight.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 16, 2017
    Date of Patent: January 7, 2020
    Assignee: OLYMPUS CORPORATION
    Inventor: Keisuke Hatano
  • Patent number: 10469780
    Abstract: Imaging devices and electronic apparatuses incorporating imaging devices are provided. An imaging device as disclosed can include a first pixel (2PA, 2PB) and a second pixel (2X). The first and second pixels each have a first electrode (51A, 51B, 51C), a portion of a photoelectric conversion film (81), and a portion of a second electrode (82), where the photoelectric conversion film is between the first electrode and the second electrode. The first electrode (51A, 51B) of the first pixel has a first area, while the first electrode (51C) of the second pixel has a second area that is smaller than the first area. The first pixel can include a light shielding film (52A, 52B). Alternatively or in addition, the first pixel can be divided into first and second portions.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 25, 2016
    Date of Patent: November 5, 2019
    Assignee: Sony Semiconductor Solutions Corporation
    Inventors: Keisuke Hatano, Ryosuke Nakamura, Yuji Uesugi, Fumihiko Koga, Tetsuji Yamaguchi
  • Publication number: 20190313886
    Abstract: An endoscope operation section of the present invention includes an operation section having a second longitudinal axis extending in a substantially same direction as a first longitudinal axis of an insertion section, the operation section being configured to be grasped by an operator, a bending operation member, including an axis crossing the second longitudinal axis at an acute angle during nonoperation, and configured to bend the insertion section, a first pedestal section to which a suction operation member is attached, a second pedestal section in which a surface projecting further in the forward direction by a predetermined height than the first pedestal section is formed, the predetermined height being set to a higher position in the forward direction than a position of a suction tube connecting member of the suction operation member, and a pressing operation member provided on the surface of the second pedestal section and pressed and operated.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 28, 2019
    Publication date: October 17, 2019
    Applicant: OLYMPUS CORPORATION
    Inventors: Keisuke HATANO, Tatsuhiko SUZUKI
  • Publication number: 20190273113
    Abstract: The present disclosure relates to a solid-state image pickup device, a manufacturing method, and an electronic apparatus, which can obtain high charge transfer efficiency from a photoelectric conversion unit to a floating diffusion layer. The floating diffusion layer is arranged in a rectangular shape so as to surround a gate electrode of a vertical transistor whose groove portion is rectangular. A reset drain is formed so as to be adjacent to the floating diffusion layer through a reset gate. A potential of the floating diffusion layer is reset to the same potential as that of the reset drain by applying a predetermined voltage to the reset gate. It is possible to apply the present disclosure to, for example, a CMOS solid-state image pickup device used in an image pickup device such as a camera.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 17, 2019
    Publication date: September 5, 2019
    Applicant: Sony Corporation
    Inventors: Keisuke HATANO, Hideaki TOGASHI
  • Patent number: 10391694
    Abstract: Disclosed herein is a method of producing a film, the method being capable of suppressing formation of die lines in melt extrusion molding using a T die. A thermoplastic resin composition having a relaxation modulus of not less than 100 Pa and not more than 2,000 Pa is melted and kneaded, the relaxation modulus being measured under conditions of a temperature of 260° C., distortion of 1%, and a relaxation time of 1 second, and extrusion molding of the thermoplastic resin composition using the T die is performed to form the film. The thermoplastic resin composition may contain an acrylic resin and a rubber particle.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 22, 2014
    Date of Patent: August 27, 2019
    Assignee: KANEKA CORPORATION
    Inventors: Keisuke Hatano, Yutaka Fujiwara
  • Publication number: 20190259815
    Abstract: A solid-state imaging element according to an embodiment of the present disclosure includes: a photoelectric conversion layer; an insulation layer provided on one surface of the photoelectric conversion layer and having a first opening; and a pair of electrodes opposed to each other with the photoelectric conversion layer and the insulation layer interposed therebetween. Of the pair of electrodes, one electrode provided on a side on which the insulation layer is located includes a first electrode and a second electrode each of which is independent, and the first electrode is embedded in the first opening provided in the insulation layer to be electrically coupled to the photoelectric conversion layer.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 24, 2017
    Publication date: August 22, 2019
    Applicant: SONY SEMICONDUCTOR SOLUTIONS CORPORATION
    Inventors: Toyotaka KATAOKA, Keisuke HATANO, Kyosuke ITO
  • Publication number: 20190254503
    Abstract: A medical apparatus includes: an operation portion; an annular wall portion including a base portion connectedly provided to an exterior case and a protruding end portion; an operation lever configured to be tilted by an operator; a cover member including a first fitted portion fitted to the operation lever, a deforming portion configured to deform accompanying a tilt of the operation lever, and a second fitted portion with an inner circumferential surface fitted to an outer circumferential surface of the wall portion; and an elastic member including a contact portion in contact with an outer circumferential surface of the second fitted portion, the contact portion being fixed to the exterior case and being deformed to press the outer circumferential surface of the second fitted portion.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 2, 2019
    Publication date: August 22, 2019
    Applicant: OLYMPUS CORPORATION
    Inventors: Keisuke HATANO, Yutaro WATANABE
  • Publication number: 20190216295
    Abstract: The disclosed technology is directed to a medical device comprises an endoscope having an operation portion and a flexible insertion portion extending from the operation portion. The operation portion is used to manipulate the flexible insertion portion during an operation. The operation portion includes an elongated body defined by respective flat and incline surfaces having a predetermined angle with respect to one another on one side. A bending operation member mounted on the incline surface and projected outwardly therefrom toward the flat surface such that the bending operation member is protected by the flat surface so as to prevent the flexible insertion portion from unintentional bending when the endoscope not being in operation.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 27, 2019
    Publication date: July 18, 2019
    Applicant: Olympus Corporation
    Inventors: Keisuke Hatano, Tatsuhiko Suzuki
  • Patent number: 10332932
    Abstract: The present disclosure relates to a solid-state image pickup device, a manufacturing method, and an electronic apparatus, which can obtain high charge transfer efficiency from a photoelectric conversion unit to a floating diffusion layer. The floating diffusion layer is arranged in a rectangular shape so as to surround a gate electrode of a vertical transistor whose groove portion is rectangular. A reset drain is formed so as to be adjacent to the floating diffusion layer through a reset gate. A potential of the floating diffusion layer is reset to the same potential as that of the reset drain by applying a predetermined voltage to the reset gate. It is possible to apply the present disclosure to, for example, a CMOS solid-state image pickup device used in an image pickup device such as a camera.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 26, 2015
    Date of Patent: June 25, 2019
    Assignee: Sony Corporation
    Inventors: Keisuke Hatano, Hideaki Togashi
  • Publication number: 20190174993
    Abstract: An endoscope operation portion includes: an operation portion body provided being connected to a grasping portion; a joystick-type bending operation lever provided on a back side of the operation portion body, including a lever shaft body, and configured to perform a bending operation of a bending portion; and a suction button provided on a front side of the operation portion body so that an angle formed by an operation axis in a pressing-down operation direction relative to a central axis of the lever shaft body is an obtuse angle, and an intersection point between the central axis and the operation axis is positioned inside the operation portion body.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 15, 2019
    Publication date: June 13, 2019
    Applicant: OLYMPUS CORPORATION
    Inventors: Kiwamu FUJITANI, Keisuke HATANO, Takayasu ITO