Patents by Inventor Kenichi Okada

Kenichi Okada 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: 10998627
    Abstract: A phase adjustment circuit includes: a local frequency band phase shifter that adjusts a phase of a signal in a local signal frequency band and that outputs the adjusted signal; a frequency-converting mixer that receives the adjusted signal and another signal different from the adjusted signal, and that mixes the adjusted signal with the other signal; and a buffer amplifier that is provided between the local frequency band phase shifter and the frequency-converting mixer, and that is capable of amplifying an input power that is to be input to the frequency-converting mixer so that the input power is up to be in an input power range in which an input-output characteristic of power of the frequency-converting mixer is out of a linear region.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 23, 2018
    Date of Patent: May 4, 2021
    Assignees: NEC CORPORATION, TOKYO INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY
    Inventors: Kenichi Okada, Keiichi Motoi, Naoki Oshima, Rui Wu, Jian Pang
  • Publication number: 20210121365
    Abstract: A medicine cassette 100 includes a side-wall constituent body 110, a first rotating body 120, a second rotating body 130 and a medicine discharging part 144c. The medicine cassette 100 can scrape up medicines prepared in a medicine containing part 182 along with a rotation of the first rotating body 120 to transfer and place the medicines onto the second rotating body 130 and transfer the medicines toward a downstream side of a rotational direction of the second rotating body 130 to discharge the medicines from the medicine discharging part 144c. An expanding portion 110a expanding toward an outer side of a radial direction of the second rotating body 130 is provided in the side-wall constituent body 110 on a lower side of the second rotating body 130.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 14, 2020
    Publication date: April 29, 2021
    Applicant: YUYAMA MFG. CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Naoki KOIKE, Takanori YOROZU, Shoichiro OKADA, Kenichi TAKADA
  • Patent number: 10883022
    Abstract: A pressure-sensitive adhesive composition for an optical film, includes a (meth)acryl-based polymer obtained by polymerization of a monomer component including, as a main component, an alkyl (meth)acrylate having an alkyl group of 4 to 18 carbon atoms; and a phosphate ester compound. The pressure-sensitive adhesive composition is capable of forming a pressure-sensitive adhesive layer for optical films. The pressure-sensitive adhesive layer that is for use on optical films and makes it possible to suppress an increase in the surface resistance of a transparent conductive layer even when a laminate including a transparent conductive layer and an optical film such as a polarizing plate with the pressure-sensitive adhesive layer interposed therebetween is stored under hot and humid conditions.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 24, 2014
    Date of Patent: January 5, 2021
    Assignee: NITTO DENKO CORPORATION
    Inventors: Mizuho Nagata, Toshitaka Takahashi, Yousuke Makihata, Kayo Shimokawa, Kenichi Okada, Toshitsugu Hosokawa
  • Publication number: 20200266538
    Abstract: A phase adjustment circuit includes: a local frequency band phase shifter that adjusts a phase of a signal in a local signal frequency band and that outputs the adjusted signal; a frequency-converting mixer that receives the adjusted signal and another signal different from the adjusted signal, and that mixes the adjusted signal with the other signal; and a buffer amplifier that is provided between the local frequency band phase shifter and the frequency-converting mixer, and that is capable of amplifying an input power that is to be input to the frequency-converting mixer so that the input power is up to be in an input power range in which an input-output characteristic of power of the frequency-converting mixer is out of a linear region.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 23, 2018
    Publication date: August 20, 2020
    Applicants: NEC Corporation, TOKYO INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY
    Inventors: Kenichi OKADA, Keiichi MOTOI, Naoki OSHIMA, Rui WU, Jian PANG
  • Patent number: 10580587
    Abstract: Disclosed is a photoelectric conversion element including at least one photoelectric conversion cell. The photoelectric conversion cell includes a conductive substrate having a transparent substrate and a transparent conductive layer provided on the transparent substrate, a counter substrate facing the conductive substrate, an oxide semiconductor layer provided on the conductive substrate or the counter substrate, and an annular sealing portion adhering the conductive substrate and the counter substrate. An insulating material is provided at least between the conductive substrate and the sealing portion, and the insulating material is colored.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 24, 2014
    Date of Patent: March 3, 2020
    Assignee: FUJIKURA LTD.
    Inventors: Kenichi Okada, Katsuyoshi Endoh
  • Publication number: 20200063004
    Abstract: The present invention relates to an adhesive composition containing a base polymer, a water-absorbing material, and a moisture-curable component, wherein the moisture-curable component is contained in an unreacted state, an adhesive layer made from the adhesive composition, and an adhesive sheet including the adhesive layer.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 29, 2017
    Publication date: February 27, 2020
    Inventors: Ryoko ASAI, Kayo SHIMOKAWA, Kensuke TANI, Yoshiko KIRA, Kenichi OKADA
  • Patent number: 10570320
    Abstract: Provided is an adhesive member to be adhesively fixed through pressure which has both position adjustability and adhesiveness and is capable of producing a sufficient adhesive strength in addition to the position adjustability. The adhesive member comprises a support, a pressure-sensitive adhesive layer provided on one surface of the support, and a plurality of protrusion elements arranged, in spaced-apart relation to each other, on a principal surface of the pressure-sensitive adhesive layer on a side opposite to the support. Each of the protrusion elements is composed of an aggregation of a plurality of cohesive particles, wherein the adhesive member has a frictional force of 0.4 N/cm2 or less, with respect to a stainless steel plate serving as an adherend, as measured when the protrusion elements are in contact with a surface of the adherend, and a shear adhesive strength of 45 N/cm2 or more.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 7, 2016
    Date of Patent: February 25, 2020
    Assignee: NITTO DENKO CORPORATION
    Inventors: Kensuke Tani, Mizuho Nagata, Kaori Mizobata, Masatsugu Soga, Ryota Masuda, Masayuki Satake, Kenichi Okada, Naofumi Kosaka, Keisuke Shimokita
  • Publication number: 20200058450
    Abstract: A photoelectric conversion element includes: a transparent substrate; a photoelectric conversion cell disposed on one surface of the transparent substrate; and a conductive first current extracting portion disposed on the one surface of the transparent substrate and that extracts a current from the photoelectric conversion cell. The photoelectric conversion cell includes: an electrode disposed on the one surface of the transparent substrate; a counter substrate that faces the electrode and that has a metal substrate; and sealing portion disposed between the transparent substrate and the counter substrate.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 13, 2017
    Publication date: February 20, 2020
    Applicant: FUJIKURA LTD.
    Inventors: Keisuke Naka, Kenji Katsumata, Kenichi Okada
  • Patent number: 10564827
    Abstract: There is provided an information processing apparatus including a processing unit configured to control combining of a captured image and an operation target image so as to generate a combined image for feeding back gesture recognition to a user. A degree of visualization of the captured image appears to be changed in the combined image.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 30, 2012
    Date of Patent: February 18, 2020
    Assignee: Sony Corporation
    Inventors: Osamu Shigeta, Kazuyuki Yamamoto, Yasushi Okumura, Yoshihito Ohki, Takuo Ikeda, Kenichi Okada, Junki Ohmura, Michinari Kohno, Naoki Saito
  • Patent number: 10438058
    Abstract: An information processing includes processing circuitry configured to generate data to control a display device to superimpose on a displayed image a control object associated with a voice input, wherein the displayed image is a feedback image of a gesture operation performed by a user, and the displayed image is an image derived from a camera-captured image.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 1, 2013
    Date of Patent: October 8, 2019
    Assignee: SONY CORPORATION
    Inventors: Junki Ohmura, Michinari Kohno, Takuo Ikeda, Kenichi Okada
  • Publication number: 20190292425
    Abstract: The present invention relates to an adhesive composition containing a base polymer and a moisture-curable component, wherein the base polymer contains a polymer having no functional group which reacts with the moisture-curable component, and a water content of the base polymer after storage at 25° C. and 50% RH for 24 hours is 0.1% by weight or less, and wherein the moisture-curable component is contained in an unreacted state, an adhesive layer made from the adhesive composition, and an adhesive sheet including the adhesive layer.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 29, 2017
    Publication date: September 26, 2019
    Applicant: NITTO DENKO CORPORATION
    Inventors: Yoshiko KIRA, Kensuke TANI, Ryoko ASAI, Kayo SHIMOKAWA, Kenichi OKADA
  • Patent number: 10325729
    Abstract: The present invention provides a dye-sensitized solar cell module having a plurality of dye-sensitized solar cells connected in series, wherein this module has at least one power generation unit in which at least one bypass diode is connected in parallel to n number (where n represents an integer of 1 to 4) of dye-sensitized solar cells among the plurality of dye-sensitized solar cells.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 19, 2013
    Date of Patent: June 18, 2019
    Assignee: FUJIKURA LTD.
    Inventors: Kenichi Okada, Hiroshi Matsui
  • Patent number: 10266629
    Abstract: An aqueous dispersion-type pressure-sensitive adhesive composition for an optical film includes a emulsion particles of a core-shell structure, wherein the emulsion particles include a (meth)acryl-based copolymer (A) having a glass transition temperature of ?55° C. to 0° C. and a (meth)acryl-based copolymer (B) having a glass transition temperature of 0° C. to 180° C., in a single emulsion particle, one of the copolymers (A) and (B) forms a core layer, and another forms a shell layer, at least one of the copolymers (A) and (B) contains a carboxyl group-containing monomer, a difference of the glass transition temperatures between the copolymers (A) and (B) is 50° C. or more, and a ratio (A)/(B) (by weight) is in the range of 50/50 to 90/10.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 16, 2011
    Date of Patent: April 23, 2019
    Assignee: NITTO DENKO CORPORATION
    Inventors: Kunihiro Inui, Toshitsugu Hosokawa, Takaaki Ishii, Masayuki Satake, Kenichi Okada, Toshitaka Takahashi, Yousuke Makihata, Taiki Shimokuri, Shusaku Goto, Takeharu Kitagawa, Minoru Miyatake, Tomohiro Mori, Takashi Kamijo
  • Publication number: 20190030829
    Abstract: A surface-modified thermoplastic resin in which sufficient bonding strength is applied to a thermoplastic resin and a method thereof are provided. A bonded structure capable of exhibiting sufficient bonding strength and a method thereof are provided. A thermal transfer surface-modifying sheet that can be preferably used in the method for manufacturing a surface-modified thermoplastic resin is provided. A thermoplastic resin with a thermal transfer surface-modifying sheet including the thermal transfer surface-modifying sheet is provided. The method for manufacturing a surface-modified thermoplastic resin, in which an easy adherence layer is laminated on a thermoplastic resin having a melting point of T° C., the method includes: providing the easy adherence layer on at least a part of a surface of the thermoplastic resin; and performing heat welding at a temperature equal to or higher than (T?50)° C.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 13, 2017
    Publication date: January 31, 2019
    Inventors: Kenichi OKADA, Keisuke SHIMOKITA, Akiko TANAKA, Eriko FUNATSU, Asuka GOMI, Akira SHIMAZU
  • Patent number: 10188767
    Abstract: A scent presentation method is provided that includes generating a random number, determining a presentation condition based on the generated random number, and presenting a scent through pulse ejection based on the determined presentation condition.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 27, 2016
    Date of Patent: January 29, 2019
    Assignee: KEIO UNIVERSITY
    Inventors: Kenichi Okada, Sho Kanzaki, Shohei Horiguchi
  • Publication number: 20190027318
    Abstract: A photoelectric conversion device includes: a photoelectric conversion cell including an electrode substrate; a counter substrate facing the electrode substrate; a seal that is ring-shaped and that joins the electrode substrate and the counter substrate; and an antenna coil disposed on a side of the electrode substrate opposite to the counter substrate. The antenna coil overlaps with the seal when the seal and the antenna coil are viewed in a thickness direction of the seal.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 23, 2017
    Publication date: January 24, 2019
    Applicant: FUJIKURA LTD.
    Inventors: Ong-on Topon, Kenichi Okada
  • Patent number: 10187610
    Abstract: An information processing apparatus according to an embodiment of the present technology includes an input unit and a control unit. The input unit inputs a first image that is captured by a first imaging apparatus that sets a first imaging space as an imaging target, and a second image that is captured by a second imaging apparatus that sets a second imaging space different from the first imaging space as an imaging target and switched to/from the first image and displayed. The control unit outputs, when the first and second images are switched to each other, a switching moving image reflecting positional relevance between the first and second imaging spaces.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 6, 2013
    Date of Patent: January 22, 2019
    Assignee: SONY CORPORATION
    Inventors: QiHong Wang, Kenichi Okada, Ken Miyashita, Akemi Tazaki
  • Publication number: 20190016925
    Abstract: A stickable-curable adhesive sheet bonds a deformation/conversion device to an adherend. The stickable-curable adhesive sheet contains a stickable-curable adhesive component and a curing component curing the stickable-curable adhesive component. The stickable-curable adhesive component has pressure-sensitive adhesiveness before curing and the initial tensile elastic modulus at 25° C. of the stickable-curable adhesive sheet after curing is 5×108 Pa or more.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 10, 2017
    Publication date: January 17, 2019
    Inventors: Akiko TANAKA, Keisuke SHIMOKITA, Kenichi OKADA, Masayuki MINAKATA
  • Publication number: 20190016923
    Abstract: Provided is an adhesive member to be adhesively fixed through pressure which has both position adjustability and adhesiveness and is capable of producing a sufficient adhesive strength in addition to the position adjustability. The adhesive member comprises a support, a pressure-sensitive adhesive layer provided on one surface of the support, and a plurality of protrusion elements arranged, in spaced-apart relation to each other, on a principal surface of the pressure-sensitive adhesive layer on a side opposite to the support. Each of the protrusion elements is composed of an aggregation of a plurality of cohesive particles, wherein the adhesive member has a frictional force of 0.4 N/cm2 or less, with respect to a stainless steel plate serving as an adherend, as measured when the protrusion elements are in contact with a surface of the adherend, and a shear adhesive strength of 45 N/cm2 or more.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 7, 2016
    Publication date: January 17, 2019
    Applicant: NITTO DENKO CORPORATION
    Inventors: Kensuke TANI, Mizuho NAGATA, Kaori MIZOBATA, Masatsugu SOGA, Ryota MASUDA, Masayuki SATAKE, Kenichi OKADA, Naofumi KOSAKA, Keisuke SHIMOKITA
  • Patent number: D872768
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 18, 2016
    Date of Patent: January 14, 2020
    Assignee: SONY CORPORATION
    Inventors: Yujin Morisawa, Kunihito Sawai, Kenichi Okada