Patents by Inventor Kenji Hara

Kenji Hara 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: 20240201078
    Abstract: In order to provide a more practical gas analysis device than that having conventionally been, while keeping the laser source and the photodetector separated from the gas cell, thereby preventing exposure to a high temperature, the gas analysis device includes: a gas cell; a laser source or a photodetector separated from the gas cell; and a laser light transmission mechanism provided between the gas cell and the laser source or the photodetector. The laser light transmission mechanism includes one or a plurality of tubular members, and an inner space of the one or the plurality of tubular members provides a light path for the laser light.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 16, 2022
    Publication date: June 20, 2024
    Applicant: HORIBA STEC, Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Motonobu TAKAHASHI, Takeshi AKAMATSU, Masahiro NAKANE, Kenji HARA, Kyoji SHIBUYA
  • Patent number: 11982501
    Abstract: A plurality of resistance-imparting portions (34A to 34E) are disposed adjacent to each other. A first contraction flow portion forming one of the resistance-imparting portions (34A to 34E) adjacent to each other is in communication with an enlarged diameter portion forming another resistance-imparting portion. First contraction flow portions (32AH to 32DH) forming the resistance-imparting portions (34A to 34E) adjacent to each other are disposed at different positions in a direction in which an outer frame member (31) extends.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 2, 2019
    Date of Patent: May 14, 2024
    Assignee: MITSUBISHI HEAVY INDUSTRIES, LTD.
    Inventors: Takuo Oda, Tatsuo Ishiguro, Nobuhide Hara, Yoshiyuki Kondo, Satoshi Hiraoka, Taichi Nakamura, Kenji Kirihara, Jiro Kasahara
  • Patent number: 11961715
    Abstract: Described herein is a technique capable of efficiently removing a foreign substance in a reaction tube. According to one aspect of the technique, there is provided a substrate processing apparatus including: a reaction tube in which a substrate is processed; and a substrate retainer including a plurality of support columns configured to support the substrate, wherein at least one among the plurality of the support columns includes: a hollow portion through which an inert gas is supplied; and a gas supply port through which the inert gas is supplied toward an inner wall of the reaction tube.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 1, 2021
    Date of Patent: April 16, 2024
    Assignee: Kokusai Electric Corporation
    Inventors: Daisuke Hara, Takashi Yahata, Tsuyoshi Takeda, Kenji Ono, Kazuhiko Yamazaki
  • Publication number: 20240117081
    Abstract: A polymerizable composition includes a water-soluble monofunctional acrylamide compound, a water-soluble photoradical initiator, a water-soluble photosensitizer, and an aqueous solvent.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 10, 2020
    Publication date: April 11, 2024
    Applicant: ADEKA CORPORATION
    Inventors: Kenji HARA, Kazuteru NAGASAKA, Masatomi IRISAWA, Yuji ODA
  • Patent number: 11921065
    Abstract: An exclusion module (21) is configured to calculate a coating amount of each component whose measurement element is not contained in the base layers, for each of corresponding measurement lines, on an assumption that that component solely makes up the thin film and to adopt a maximum coating amount as an initial value of the coating amount of that component; and to calculate a coating amount of each component whose measurement element is contained in the base layers, for each of corresponding measurement lines, on the basis of initial values of coating amounts of individual components whose measurement elements are not contained in the base layers, if calculation results for all the corresponding measurement lines give errors, to exclude that component from analysis targets as an unquantifiable component, and in other cases, to adopt a maximum coating amount as an initial value of the coating amount of that component.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 10, 2021
    Date of Patent: March 5, 2024
    Assignee: Rigaku Corporation
    Inventors: Shinya Hara, Yasujiro Yamada, Kenji Kodama, Makoto Doi
  • Publication number: 20230422460
    Abstract: A component feeding method is for use in a component mounting system including a component mounting machine configured to pick up a component from a feeder and mount the component, a storage section configured to temporarily store a feeder accommodating a component for use in the component mounting machine, and a transfer device configured to transfer the feeder between the storage section and the component mounting machine. The method includes acquiring the number of empty portions of the storage section capable of accommodating the feeder, determining multiple feeders to be prepared for every predetermined periodic feeding time based on the number of empty portions of the storage section, and feeding the multiple feeders collectively to the storage section at every periodic feeding time.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 26, 2020
    Publication date: December 28, 2023
    Applicant: FUJI CORPORATION
    Inventors: Kenji HARA, Mitsuru SANJI
  • Publication number: 20230246021
    Abstract: The semiconductor device configures a cascode-type high voltage element comprising a plurality of low voltage elements connected in series, wherein the number of stages of connected low voltage elements is reduced, and the high voltage element has desired withstand voltage, without limiting the withstand voltage of the gate oxide film of the low voltage elements. The semiconductor device comprises a first semiconductor element and one or more second semiconductor elements connected in series, wherein the first and the second semiconductor elements have a control signal output terminal between a source terminal and a drain terminal or between an emitter terminal and a collector terminal; and a gate terminal of the one or more second semiconductor elements is connected to the control signal output terminal of the first or second semiconductor element connected in series adjacently to the source or emitter side of said one or more second semiconductor elements.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 19, 2021
    Publication date: August 3, 2023
    Applicant: Hitachi Power Semiconductor Device, Ltd.
    Inventors: Kazuki Tani, Kenji Hara
  • Patent number: 11656816
    Abstract: An apparatus that includes a non-volatile semiconductor storage apparatus includes a controller configured to make a setting of an erase-by-overwriting function of issuing an instruction to erase data stored in the semiconductor storage apparatus by overwriting the stored data with different data, wherein, in a case where the semiconductor storage apparatus satisfies a predetermined condition, the controller enables the setting of the erase-by-overwriting function to be made, and wherein, in a case where the semiconductor storage apparatus does not satisfy the predetermined condition, the controller disables the setting of the erase-by-overwriting function to be made.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 25, 2021
    Date of Patent: May 23, 2023
    Assignee: CANON KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventor: Kenji Hara
  • Patent number: 11649334
    Abstract: Provided are: a water-soluble composition which has excellent storage stability and is adaptable to a wide range of light sources and capable of forming a highly fine pattern; a method of producing a cured product of the same; a cured product of the same; and an acylphosphinate.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 13, 2018
    Date of Patent: May 16, 2023
    Assignee: ADEKA CORPORATION
    Inventors: Masatomi Irisawa, Kenji Hara
  • Patent number: 11644765
    Abstract: An image forming apparatus includes: an output section that forms an electrostatic latent image onto an image carrier by using light emitted by a light source and outputs an image onto a recording medium by developing the formed electrostatic latent image; a memory that stores a sinusoidal set value representing a correction amount for correcting periodic density variations that occur in an image, which is to be formed, in a subscanning direction and that are caused by a rotating body, and a correction table in which correction amounts for correcting density variations that occur in an image, which is to be formed, in the subscanning direction and that are not caused by a rotating body are each stored in association with a corresponding position in the subscanning direction; and a processor configured to: calculate a first correction amount corresponding to a rotation phase of a rotating body included in the output section on a basis of the sinusoidal set value and retrieve a second correction amount correspo
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 1, 2021
    Date of Patent: May 9, 2023
    Assignee: FUJIFILM Business Innovation Corp.
    Inventor: Kenji Hara
  • Patent number: 11618742
    Abstract: Provided are: a radical polymerization initiator which has excellent sensitivity and solubility in water; a composition containing the same; a cured product of the composition; a method of producing the cured product; and a compound.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 15, 2019
    Date of Patent: April 4, 2023
    Assignee: ADEKA CORPORATION
    Inventors: Kenji Hara, Wataru Miyata, Masatomi Irisawa
  • Publication number: 20230065529
    Abstract: An image forming apparatus includes: an output section that forms an electrostatic latent image onto an image carrier by using light emitted by a light source and outputs an image onto a recording medium by developing the formed electrostatic latent image; a memory that stores a sinusoidal set value representing a correction amount for correcting periodic density variations that occur in an image, which is to be formed, in a subscanning direction and that are caused by a rotating body, and a correction table in which correction amounts for correcting density variations that occur in an image, which is to be formed, in the subscanning direction and that are not caused by a rotating body are each stored in association with a corresponding position in the subscanning direction; and a processor configured to: calculate a first correction amount corresponding to a rotation phase of a rotating body included in the output section on a basis of the sinusoidal set value and retrieve a second correction amount correspo
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 1, 2021
    Publication date: March 2, 2023
    Applicant: FUJIFILM BUSINESS INNOVATION CORP.
    Inventor: Kenji HARA
  • Publication number: 20230060239
    Abstract: A suction position adjustment device of a component mounter which includes a head having multiple pickup members and that executes simultaneous suction control for substantially simultaneously picking up multiple components with the multiple pickup members by moving the head to a target position that is determined to locate the multiple pickup members on the multiple components supplied from multiple feeders to a supply position. The suction position adjustment device includes an imaging device configured to image the supply position of the feeder from above, a display device, and a control device. The control device configured to control the imaging device so that an upper surface, at the supply position, in the multiple feeders of adjustment targets is captured and display, on the display device, captured multiple upper surface images and multiple pointers superimposed on the multiple upper surface images, when the target position is adjusted.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 7, 2020
    Publication date: March 2, 2023
    Applicant: FUJI CORPORATION
    Inventor: Kenji HARA
  • Patent number: 11591308
    Abstract: Provided are: a radical polymerization initiator which has excellent sensitivity and solubility in water; a composition containing the same; a cured product of the composition; a method of producing the cured product; and a compound.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 15, 2019
    Date of Patent: February 28, 2023
    Assignee: ADEKA CORPORATION
    Inventors: Kenji Hara, Wataru Miyata, Masatomi Irisawa
  • Patent number: 11537060
    Abstract: An image forming apparatus includes: an image carrier that carries an image developed by a developer; an exposure part that has plural light-emitting parts that are shifted from one another so as to face the image carrier and in each of which plural light-emitting elements are aligned and forms an electrostatic latent image on the image carrier by exposing the image carrier to light; and plural density detection parts that are disposed at positions corresponding to substantially central positions of the plural light-emitting parts and at positions corresponding to end portions closer to end portions of the image carrier among end portions of two light-emitting parts disposed close to the end portions of the image carrier among the plural light-emitting parts and detect a density of an image obtained by developing the electrostatic latent image on the image carrier.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 8, 2021
    Date of Patent: December 27, 2022
    Assignee: FUJIFILM Business Innovation Corp.
    Inventors: Kenji Hara, Yuma Motegi
  • Publication number: 20220306787
    Abstract: A polymerizable composition includes an amide compound represented by Formula (1) and a polymerization initiator.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 29, 2020
    Publication date: September 29, 2022
    Applicant: ADEKA CORPORATION
    Inventors: Kenji HARA, Kazuteru NAGASAKA, Masatomi IRISAWA, Yuji ODA
  • Patent number: 11290604
    Abstract: The present invention is directed to reduction of a time from setting of a job to execution of an output job including execution of scanning at the time of performing scanning. An image processing apparatus according to the present invention includes a reading unit configured to perform reading processing to read an image of a document and to generate image data based on the image, and a reception unit configured to receive a selection of a job, the job performing output processing based on the image data generated by the reading processing. The reception unit receives the selection of the job while the reading unit performs the reading processing.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 17, 2020
    Date of Patent: March 29, 2022
    Assignee: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
    Inventor: Kenji Hara
  • Publication number: 20220087087
    Abstract: The management device includes a management control section configured to set attachment position setting information including an attachment position of a feeder in a tendency such that the feeder is to be replaced in association with production switching to be attached to an attachment portion closer to a storage section based on production plan information including multiple pieces of mounting condition information.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 6, 2019
    Publication date: March 17, 2022
    Applicant: FUJI CORPORATION
    Inventors: Nobuaki MINOSHIMA, Kenji HARA, Shinji NAITO
  • Publication number: 20220004343
    Abstract: An apparatus that includes a non-volatile semiconductor storage apparatus includes a controller configured to make a setting of an erase-by-overwriting function of issuing an instruction to erase data stored in the semiconductor storage apparatus by overwriting the stored data with different data, wherein, in a case where the semiconductor storage apparatus satisfies a predetermined condition, the controller enables the setting of the erase-by-overwriting function to be made, and wherein, in a case where the semiconductor storage apparatus does not satisfy the predetermined condition, the controller disables the setting of the erase-by-overwriting function to be made.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 25, 2021
    Publication date: January 6, 2022
    Inventor: Kenji Hara
  • Patent number: 11209761
    Abstract: An image forming apparatus includes an execution unit, a power supply control unit, and a setting unit. In a case where the power supply control unit receives a shutdown request while the execution unit is executing first repair processing for a predetermined partition in accordance with reservation information, the setting unit changes the reservation information from the first repair processing to second repair processing that takes a shorter time than the first repair processing.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 19, 2019
    Date of Patent: December 28, 2021
    Assignee: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
    Inventor: Kenji Hara