Patents by Inventor Kenichi Fujii

Kenichi Fujii 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: 20210282198
    Abstract: In a communication apparatus on a network where communication apparatuses perform direct communication with each other, a network management apparatus for managing the network based on message information transmitted and received on the network is determined. When the communication apparatus itself is determined as the network management apparatus, the apparatus collects information indicating device capabilities from other communication apparatuses. On the other hand, the communication apparatus receives information indicating device capabilities from another communication apparatus when the other communication apparatus is determined as the network management apparatus.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 24, 2021
    Publication date: September 9, 2021
    Inventors: Tatsuhiko Sakai, Kenichi Fujii, Mitsuhiro Watanabe, Kazuo Moritomo
  • Patent number: 11107855
    Abstract: A semiconductor device includes a first substrate having an attaching surface on which first electrodes and a first insulating film are exposed, an insulating thin film that covers the attaching surface of the first substrate, and a second substrate which has an attaching surface on which second electrodes and a second insulating film are exposed and is attached to the first substrate in a state in which the attaching surface of the second substrate and the attaching surface of the first substrate are attached together sandwiching the insulating thin film therebetween, and the first electrodes and the second electrodes deform and break a part of the insulating thin film so as to be directly electrically connected to each other.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 28, 2019
    Date of Patent: August 31, 2021
    Assignee: SONY CORPORATION
    Inventors: Nobutoshi Fujii, Yoshiya Hagimoto, Kenichi Aoyagi, Yoshihisa Kagawa
  • Publication number: 20210265200
    Abstract: Disclosed herein is a semiconductor device, including: a first substrate including a first electrode, and a first insulating film configured from a diffusion preventing material for the first electrode and covering a periphery of the first electrode, the first electrode and the first insulating film cooperating with each other to configure a bonding face; and a second substrate bonded to and provided on the first substrate and including a second electrode joined to the first electrode, and a second insulating film configured from a diffusion preventing material for the second electrode and covering a periphery of the second electrode, the second electrode and the second insulating film cooperating with each other to configure a bonding face to the first substrate.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 8, 2021
    Publication date: August 26, 2021
    Applicant: Sony Corporation
    Inventors: Yoshihisa Kagawa, Kenichi Aoyagi, Yoshiya Hagimoto, Nobutoshi Fujii
  • Patent number: 11101315
    Abstract: Each semiconductor chip of a detector comprises a semiconductor substrate having a plurality of photodetector units, an insulating layer formed on a front face of the semiconductor substrate, a common electrode arranged on the insulating layer, a readout line for electrically connecting a quenching resistance of each photodetector unit and the common electrode to each other, and a through electrode extending from the common electrode to a rear face of the semiconductor substrate through a through hole of the semiconductor substrate.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 12, 2017
    Date of Patent: August 24, 2021
    Assignee: HAMAMATSU PHOTONICS K.K.
    Inventors: Yoshimaro Fujii, Terumasa Nagano, Kazuhisa Yamamura, Kenichi Sato, Ryutaro Tsuchiya
  • Patent number: 11079701
    Abstract: A transfer unit includes a reading unit to read an image on a sheet conveyed along a conveyance path, a first signal transmission member having a flat shape and is connected to the reading unit, and a relay member connected to the first signal transmission member. The relay member relays a signal from the first signal transmission member, and a second signal transmission member having a round shape and is connected to the relay member. The second signal transmission member leads into an apparatus body from an inner portion of the transfer unit in an axial direction of a first rotation shaft.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 1, 2020
    Date of Patent: August 3, 2021
    Assignee: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
    Inventors: Miho Kaiga, Yohei Suzuki, Junichi Ochi, Atsushi Kawarago, Toshifumi Kitamura, Kenichi Fujii
  • Patent number: 11072678
    Abstract: The blocked isocyanate is a blocked isocyanate containing a latent isocyanate group, which is an isocyanate group blocked with a blocking agent, wherein the blocked isocyanate includes a first latent isocyanate group that is an isocyanate group blocked with a first blocking agent and a second latent isocyanate group that is an isocyanate group blocked with a second blocking agent; and the first blocking agent is represented by general formula (1) below, and has a higher catalysis activity that activates the isocyanate group than that of the second blocking agent. (where R1 to R3 represent a hydrocarbon group having 1 to 12 carbon atoms or a hydrogen atom, and at least one of R1 to R3 represents a hydrogen atom, and R1 and R3 may be bonded to each other to form a heterocycle.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 28, 2019
    Date of Patent: July 27, 2021
    Assignee: Mitsui Chemicals, Inc.
    Inventors: Kazuyuki Fukuda, Jun Kamada, Takashi Uchida, Masakazu Masui, Shinji Tachibana, Hirokazu Mizuma, Kenichi Fujii
  • Patent number: 11051347
    Abstract: In a communication apparatus on a network where communication apparatuses perform direct communication with each other, a network management apparatus for managing the network based on message information transmitted and received on the network is determined. When the communication apparatus itself is determined as the network management apparatus, the apparatus collects information indicating device capabilities from other communication apparatuses. On the other hand, the communication apparatus receives information indicating device capabilities from another communication apparatus when the other communication apparatus is determined as the network management apparatus.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 20, 2016
    Date of Patent: June 29, 2021
    Assignee: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
    Inventors: Tatsuhiko Sakai, Kenichi Fujii, Mitsuhiro Watanabe, Kazuo Moritomo
  • Publication number: 20210191269
    Abstract: Provided are a semiconductor element intermediate including: a substrate and a multilayer resist layer, in which the multilayer resist layer includes a metal-containing film, and in which the metal-containing film has a content of germanium element of 20 atm % or more, or a total content of tin element, indium element, and gallium element of 1 atm % or more, as measured by X-ray photoelectric spectroscopy, and an application of the semiconductor intermediate.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 13, 2018
    Publication date: June 24, 2021
    Applicant: MITSUI CHEMICALS, INC.
    Inventors: Hiroko WACHI, Yasuhisa KAYABA, Hirofumi TANAKA, Kenichi FUJII
  • Publication number: 20210185525
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a communication apparatus including a first execution unit, a second execution unit, and a selection unit. The selection unit selects a first process of setting a wireless parameter in another communication apparatus or a second process of setting a wireless parameter that is set in another communication apparatus in the communication apparatus.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 24, 2021
    Publication date: June 17, 2021
    Inventor: Kenichi Fujii
  • Patent number: 11012674
    Abstract: An information processing apparatus for a system generates a virtual viewpoint image based on image data obtained by performing imaging from a plurality of directions using a plurality of cameras. The information processing apparatus includes a determination unit configured to determine a generation method for generating a virtual viewpoint image using the image data from among a plurality of generation methods depending on a situation of imaging using the plurality of cameras, and an output unit configured to output data in accordance with a result of the determination performed by the determination unit.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 22, 2017
    Date of Patent: May 18, 2021
    Assignee: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
    Inventors: Keisuke Morisawa, Masahiro Handa, Michio Aizawa, Shogo Mizuno, Katsumasa Tanaka, Akihiro Matsushita, Tomohiro Yano, Mai Komiyama, Kenichi Fujii, Atsushi Date
  • Patent number: 10988647
    Abstract: The purpose of the present invention is to provide a semiconductor substrate manufacturing method, which prevents detachment of a semiconductor wafer being ground, and which prevents cracking or chipping in a semiconductor substrate obtained. In order to solve the problem, the semiconductor substrate manufacturing method comprises: a polyimide layer forming step of forming a polyimide layer on a support material; a wafer attaching step of affixing the support material and a semiconductor wafer to each other with the polyimide layer disposed therebetween; a wafer grinding step of grinding the semiconductor wafer; a support material peeling step of peeling the support material from the polyimide layer; and a polyimide layer peeling step of peeling the polyimide layer from the semiconductor wafer. The polyimide layer includes polyimide which includes a benzophenone skeleton and an aliphatic structure, wherein an amine equivalent weight is 4000 to 20000.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 19, 2018
    Date of Patent: April 27, 2021
    Assignee: MITSUI CHEMICALS, INC.
    Inventors: Jun Kamada, Kaichiro Haruta, Takashi Unezaki, Kiyomi Imagawa, Kenichi Fujii, Yasuhisa Kayaba, Kazuo Kohmura
  • Publication number: 20210109464
    Abstract: A transfer unit includes a reading unit to read an image on a sheet conveyed along a conveyance path, a first signal transmission member having a flat shape and is connected to the reading unit, and a relay member connected to the first signal transmission member. The relay member relays a signal from the first signal transmission member, and a second signal transmission member having a round shape and is connected to the relay member. The second signal transmission member leads into an apparatus body from an inner portion of the transfer unit in an axial direction of a first rotation shaft.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 1, 2020
    Publication date: April 15, 2021
    Inventors: Miho Kaiga, Yohei Suzuki, Junichi Ochi, Atsushi Kawarago, Toshifumi Kitamura, Kenichi Fujii
  • Patent number: 10952071
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a communication apparatus including a first execution unit, a second execution unit, and a selection unit. The selection unit selects a first process of setting a wireless parameter in another communication apparatus or a second process of setting a wireless parameter that is set in another communication apparatus in the communication apparatus.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 15, 2016
    Date of Patent: March 16, 2021
    Assignee: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
    Inventor: Kenichi Fujii
  • Patent number: 10930673
    Abstract: According to one embodiment, a semiconductor storage device includes: a first stair portion which descends in a second direction that is a direction away from a pillar, and has a plurality of steps; and a third stair portion which is provided to face the first stair portion, and ascends in the second direction, and has a plurality of steps. A distance from an upper end of an uppermost step surface of the first stair portion to an upper end of a lowermost step surface of the first stair portion at a position identical to the upper end in the third direction is longer than a distance from an upper end of an uppermost step surface of the third stair portion to an upper end of a lowermost step surface of the third stair portion at a position identical to the upper end in the third direction.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 5, 2019
    Date of Patent: February 23, 2021
    Assignee: TOSHIBA MEMORY CORPORATION
    Inventors: Kyosuke Nanami, Kenichi Fujii
  • Publication number: 20210021803
    Abstract: A method for generating a virtual viewpoint image includes generating, by a first image processing apparatus, first information for generating the virtual viewpoint image based on a first image captured by a first camera, generating, by a second image processing apparatus, second information for generating the virtual viewpoint image based on a second image captured by a second camera; specifying a viewpoint in the virtual viewpoint image; and generating, by a third image processing apparatus, a virtual viewpoint image corresponding to the specified viewpoint using the first information and the second information.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 7, 2020
    Publication date: January 21, 2021
    Inventors: Masahiro Handa, Michio Aizawa, Shogo Mizuno, Katsumasa Tanaka, Akihiro Matsushita, Keisuke Morisawa, Tomohiro Yano, Mai Komiyama, Kenichi Fujii, Atsushi Date
  • Publication number: 20200377772
    Abstract: The purpose of the present invention is to provide a semiconductor substrate manufacturing method, which prevents detachment of a semiconductor wafer being ground, and which prevents cracking or chipping in a semiconductor substrate obtained. In order to solve the problem, the semiconductor substrate manufacturing method comprises: a polyimide layer forming step of forming a polyimide layer on a support material; a wafer attaching step of affixing the support material and a semiconductor wafer to each other with the polyimide layer disposed therebetween; a wafer grinding step of grinding the semiconductor wafer; a support material peeling step of peeling the support material from the polyimide layer; and a polyimide layer peeling step of peeling the polyimide layer from the semiconductor wafer. The polyimide layer includes polyimide which includes a benzophenone skeleton and an aliphatic structure, wherein an amine equivalent weight is 4000 to 20000.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 19, 2018
    Publication date: December 3, 2020
    Applicant: Mitsui Chemicals, Inc.
    Inventors: Jun KAMADA, Kaichiro HARUTA, Takashi UNEZAKI, Kiyomi IMAGAWA, Kenichi FUJII, Yasuhisa KAYABA, Kazuo KOHMURA
  • Patent number: 10848748
    Abstract: A method for generating a virtual viewpoint image includes generating, by a first image processing apparatus, first information for generating the virtual viewpoint image based on a first image captured by a first camera, generating, by a second image processing apparatus, second information for generating the virtual viewpoint image based on a second image captured by a second camera; specifying a viewpoint in the virtual viewpoint image; and generating, by a third image processing apparatus, a virtual viewpoint image corresponding to the specified viewpoint using the first information and the second information.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 22, 2017
    Date of Patent: November 24, 2020
    Assignee: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
    Inventors: Masahiro Handa, Michio Aizawa, Shogo Mizuno, Katsumasa Tanaka, Akihiro Matsushita, Keisuke Morisawa, Tomohiro Yano, Mai Komiyama, Kenichi Fujii, Atsushi Date
  • Publication number: 20200336719
    Abstract: An information processing apparatus for a system generates a virtual viewpoint image based on image data obtained by performing imaging from a plurality of directions using a plurality of cameras. The information processing apparatus includes a determination unit configured to determine a generation method for generating a virtual viewpoint image using the image data from among a plurality of generation methods depending on a situation of imaging using the plurality of cameras, and an output unit configured to output data in accordance with a result of the determination performed by the determination unit.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 22, 2017
    Publication date: October 22, 2020
    Inventors: Keisuke Morisawa, Masahiro Handa, Michio Aizawa, Shogo Mizuno, Katsumasa Tanaka, Akihiro Matsushita, Tomohiro Yano, Mai Komiyama, Kenichi Fujii, Atsushi Date
  • Publication number: 20200329189
    Abstract: A control device for a system generates a virtual viewpoint image based on image data obtained by performing imaging from a plurality of directions using a plurality of cameras. The control device includes an obtaining unit configured to obtain game information specifying a type of game which is a target of imaging performed by the plurality of cameras, a storage unit configured to store information for associating the game information obtained by the obtaining unit with setting information of the system, and a setting unit configured to perform a setting process of the system based on the game information obtained by the obtaining unit and the information stored in the storage unit.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 22, 2017
    Publication date: October 15, 2020
    Inventors: Katsumasa Tanaka, Masahiro Handa, Michio Aizawa, Shogo Mizuno, Akihiro Matsushita, Keisuke Morisawa, Tomohiro Yano, Mai Komiyama, Kenichi Fujii, Atsushi Date
  • Publication number: 20200322584
    Abstract: A control device for a system generates a virtual viewpoint image based on image data obtained by performing imaging from a plurality of directions using a plurality of cameras. The control device includes a reception unit configured to receive an instruction issued by a user for specifying a virtual viewpoint associated with generation of a virtual viewpoint image, an obtaining unit configured to obtain restriction information for specifying a restriction region where designation of a virtual viewpoint based on the instruction received by the reception unit is restricted, wherein the restriction region is changed in accordance with a parameter associated with the image data, and a notification unit configured to perform a notification based on the restriction information obtained by the obtaining unit.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 22, 2017
    Publication date: October 8, 2020
    Inventors: Michio Aizawa, Masahiro Handa, Shogo Mizuno, Katsumasa Tanaka, Akihiro Matsushita, Keisuke Morisawa, Tomohiro Yano, Mai Komiyama, Kenichi Fujii, Atsushi Date