Patents by Inventor Kenji Hirohata

Kenji Hirohata 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: 11162912
    Abstract: According to one embodiment an electronic apparatus includes a housing, a heat generating element, a plurality of sensors, and an index calculator. The heat generating element is housed in the housing. The index calculator calculates an index corresponding to a physical quantity or an index indicating performance of the electronic apparatus, based on a correlation between detected values of the sensors and the index.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 7, 2016
    Date of Patent: November 2, 2021
    Assignee: KABUSHI Kl KAISHA TOSHIBA
    Inventors: Tomoyuki Suzuki, Tomonao Takamatsu, Kenji Hirohata, Tomoko Monda, Yuki Numata
  • Patent number: 11156654
    Abstract: A semiconductor device inspection apparatus according to embodiments comprises: an action unit that generates an internal stress in a predetermined direction in a semiconductor device; a stress controller that controls a magnitude of the internal stress generated in the semiconductor device by the action unit; a probe electrically connected to the semiconductor device; a probe controller that supplies a current to the semiconductor device via the probe; and a controller that screens the semiconductor device based on a first current flowing through the semiconductor device via the probe while the internal stress is not generated in the semiconductor device and a second current flowing through the semiconductor device via the probe while the action unit generates the internal stress in the semiconductor device.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 5, 2018
    Date of Patent: October 26, 2021
    Assignee: KABUSHIKI KAISHA TOSHIBA
    Inventors: Akihiro Goryu, Mitsuaki Kato, Akira Kano, Kenji Hirohata
  • Publication number: 20210293638
    Abstract: An analysis apparatus of an embodiment includes one or more processors. The processors receive structural information indicating a structure of a pipe to be analyzed and fluid information indicating a state of a fluid flowing in the pipe. The one or more processors obtain a plurality of loss factors of the pipe based on the structural information and the fluid information and calculate a wall shear stress of the pipe from the loss factors.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 27, 2020
    Publication date: September 23, 2021
    Applicants: KABUSHIKI KAISHA TOSHIBA, CANON MEDICAL SYSTEMS CORPORATION
    Inventors: Mitsuaki KATO, Kenji HIROHATA, Akira KANO, Akihiro GORYU
  • Publication number: 20210296279
    Abstract: A semiconductor device 10 includes a pair of electrodes 16 and a conductive connection member 21 electrically bonded to the pair of electrodes 16. At least a portion of a perimeter of a bonding surface 24 of at least one of the pair of electrodes 16 and the conductive connection member 21 includes an electromigration reducing area 22.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 28, 2020
    Publication date: September 23, 2021
    Applicant: KABUSHIKI KAISHA TOSHIBA
    Inventors: Mitsuaki KATO, Takahiro OMORI, Akihiro GORYU, Tomoya FUMIKURA, Kenji HIROHATA, Tetsuya KUGIMIYA
  • Patent number: 11109829
    Abstract: A medical image diagnostic apparatus according to an embodiment includes an estimation unit, an extraction unit, and a specifying unit. The estimation unit estimates a position of a plaque in a blood vessel based on data of CT images constituting a time series, with the blood vessel being enhanced by a contrast medium. The extraction unit extracts regions constituting the blood vessel from the CT images. The specifying unit specifies stress values respectively corresponding to the regions based on a moving displacement due to cardiac pulsation in each of the regions, and specifies an exfoliation risk of the plaque based on an index indicating hardness of the plaque and the stress value in the region corresponding to the position of the plaque.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 11, 2014
    Date of Patent: September 7, 2021
    Assignee: Canon Medical Systems Corporation
    Inventors: Hideaki Ishii, Satoshi Wakai, Kazumasa Arakita, Takuma Igarashi, Yasuko Fujisawa, Shigeo Kaminaga, Kenji Hirohata, Junichiro Ooga
  • Patent number: 11079427
    Abstract: An inspection device comprises: a detecting unit that is connected to a plurality of semiconductor chips having mutually different rates of change of electrical resistance with respect to stress loading direction, and that detects an electrical resistance value of each semiconductor chip from electric current flowing in each semiconductor chip; a first memory unit that is used to hold model data meant for converting an electrical resistance value into a characteristic value indicating at least either temperature, or stress, or strain; a converting unit that converts the electrical resistance value of each semiconductor chip as detected by the detecting unit into the characteristic value using the model data held in the first memory unit; and a second memory unit that is used to store the characteristic value, which is obtained by conversion by the converting unit, as time-series data for each of the plurality of semiconductor chips.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 30, 2018
    Date of Patent: August 3, 2021
    Assignee: KABUSHIKI KAISHA TOSHIBA
    Inventors: Mitsuaki Kato, Akihiro Goryu, Kenji Hirohata
  • Patent number: 11018227
    Abstract: A semiconductor storage device comprises a plurality of memory cells arranged in a matrix. Each of the memory cells includes: a semiconductor storage element including a silicon carbide substrate and a silicon carbide film on a first surface of the silicon carbide substrate; a lower electrode on a second surface facing away from the first surface of the silicon carbide substrate; and an upper electrode on at least part of a surface of the silicon carbide film, the surface facing away from another surface of the silicon carbide film in contact with the silicon carbide substrate. Each memory cell includes at least one basal plane dislocation formed at at least part of the semiconductor storage element.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 30, 2018
    Date of Patent: May 25, 2021
    Assignee: KABUSHIKI KAISHA TOSHIBA
    Inventors: Akihiro Goryu, Akira Kano, Kenji Hirohata
  • Patent number: 11006917
    Abstract: A medical-information processing apparatus according to an embodiment includes processing circuitry. The processing circuitry acquires medical image data that is obtained during imaging on the subject in a resting state in the time phase where the relationship between the volume of blood flow and the pressure in a blood vessel in the cardiac cycle of the subject indicates a proportional relationship.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 9, 2020
    Date of Patent: May 18, 2021
    Assignee: CANON MEDICAL SYSTEMS CORPORATION
    Inventors: Takuya Sakaguchi, Kenji Hirohata
  • Publication number: 20200410726
    Abstract: According to one embodiment, a medical image diagnostic apparatus includes a storage memory, processing circuitry, and a display. The storage memory stores data of a plurality of FFR distribution maps constituting a time series regarding a coronary artery, and data of a plurality of morphological images corresponding to the time series. The processing circuitry converts the plurality of FFR distribution maps into a plurality of corresponding color maps, respectively. The display displays a plurality of superposed images obtained by superposing the plurality of color maps and the plurality of morphological images respectively corresponding in phase to the plurality of color maps. The display restricts display targets for the plurality of color maps based on the plurality of FFR distribution maps or the plurality of morphological images.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 11, 2020
    Publication date: December 31, 2020
    Applicant: Canon Medical Systems Corporation
    Inventors: Hideaki ISHII, Satoshi WAKAI, Kazumasa ARAKITA, Takuma IGARASHI, Yasuko FUJISAWA, Shigeo KAMINAGA, Kenji HIROHATA, Junichiro OOGA
  • Patent number: 10861941
    Abstract: According to an embodiment, in a semiconductor device, a total value of a change amount of chemical potential of the semiconductor device with respect to a expansion direction of a stacking fault and the stacking fault energy of the stacking fault is zero or more.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 27, 2019
    Date of Patent: December 8, 2020
    Assignee: Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba
    Inventors: Akira Kano, Akihiro Goryu, Kenji Hirohata
  • Patent number: 10847620
    Abstract: A semiconductor device comprises a semiconductor chip and a mounting substrate. The semiconductor chip has an element structure including: a silicon carbide substrate that has a hexagonal crystal structure; a gate electrode that is disposed on a part above a first surface corresponding to a (0001) plane or a (000-1) plane of the silicon carbide substrate; an insulating film that is interposed between the silicon carbide substrate and the gate electrode; and a source and a drain that are disposed with respect to the silicon carbide substrate and the gate electrode such that at least a part of a channel through which a carrier moves extends in a <1-100> direction of crystal orientation of the silicon carbide substrate. The mounting substrate is fixed with the semiconductor chip such that compressive stress in a <11-20> direction of crystal orientation of the silicon carbide substrate is applied to the semiconductor chip at least in operation.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 30, 2018
    Date of Patent: November 24, 2020
    Assignee: Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba
    Inventors: Akihiro Goryu, Mitsuaki Kato, Kenji Hirohata
  • Publication number: 20200349708
    Abstract: There is provided a medical image processing apparatus which includes a first extraction unit configured to extract coronary arteries depicted in images of a plurality of time phases relating to the heart, and to extract at least one stenosed part depicted in each coronary artery; a calculation unit configured to calculate a pressure gradient of each of the extracted coronary arteries, based on tissue blood flow volumes of the coronary arteries; a second extraction unit configured to extract an ischemic region depicted in the images; and a specifying unit configured to specify a responsible blood vessel of the ischemic region by referring to a dominance map, in which each of the extracted coronary arteries and a dominance territory are associated, for the extracted ischemic region, and to specify a responsible stenosis, based on the pressure gradient corresponding to a stenosed part in the specified responsible blood vessel.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 15, 2020
    Publication date: November 5, 2020
    Applicant: CANON MEDICAL SYSTEMS CORPORATION
    Inventors: Takuma IGARASHI, Satoshi Wakai, Kazumasa Arakita, Hideaki Ishii, Yasuko Fujisawa, Shigeo Kaminaga, Kenji Hirohata, Junichiro Odga
  • Patent number: 10776960
    Abstract: According to one embodiment, a medical image diagnostic apparatus includes a storage memory, processing circuitry, and a display. The storage memory stores data of a plurality of FFR distribution maps constituting a time series regarding a coronary artery, and data of a plurality of morphological images corresponding to the time series. The processing circuitry converts the plurality of FFR distribution maps into a plurality of corresponding color maps, respectively. The display displays a plurality of superposed images obtained by superposing the plurality of color maps and the plurality of morphological images respectively corresponding in phase to the plurality of color maps. The display restricts display targets for the plurality of color maps based on the plurality of FFR distribution maps or the plurality of morphological images.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 26, 2019
    Date of Patent: September 15, 2020
    Assignee: CANON MEDICAL SYSTEMS CORPORATION
    Inventors: Hideaki Ishii, Satoshi Wakai, Kazumasa Arakita, Takuma Igarashi, Yasuko Fujisawa, Shigeo Kaminaga, Kenji Hirohata, Junichiro Ooga
  • Patent number: 10748285
    Abstract: There is provided a medical image processing apparatus which includes a first extraction unit configured to extract coronary arteries depicted in images of a plurality of time phases relating to the heart, and to extract at least one stenosed part depicted in each coronary artery; a calculation unit configured to calculate a pressure gradient of each of the extracted coronary arteries, based on tissue blood flow volumes of the coronary arteries; a second extraction unit configured to extract an ischemic region depicted in the images; and a specifying unit configured to specify a responsible blood vessel of the ischemic region by referring to a dominance map, in which each of the extracted coronary arteries and a dominance territory are associated, for the extracted ischemic region, and to specify a responsible stenosis, based on the pressure gradient corresponding to a stenosed part in the specified responsible blood vessel.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 26, 2017
    Date of Patent: August 18, 2020
    Assignee: Canon Medical Systems Corporation
    Inventors: Takuma Igarashi, Satoshi Wakai, Kazumasa Arakita, Hideaki Ishii, Yasuko Fujisawa, Shigeo Kaminaga, Kenji Hirohata, Junichiro Ooga
  • Publication number: 20200214659
    Abstract: A medical-information processing apparatus according to an embodiment includes processing circuitry. The processing circuitry acquires medical image data that is obtained during imaging on the subject in a resting state in the time phase where the relationship between the volume of blood flow and the pressure in a blood vessel in the cardiac cycle of the subject indicates a proportional relationship.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 9, 2020
    Publication date: July 9, 2020
    Applicant: CANON MEDICAL SYSTEMS CORPORATION
    Inventors: Takuya Sakaguchi, Kenji Hirohata
  • Patent number: 10617598
    Abstract: According to one embodiment, an apparatus for loading vibration is provided. The apparatus for loading vibration has a contacting unit, a first vibration unit, a storage unit and a control unit. The contacting unit is capable of coming into contact with a biological body which pulsates or beats in a contact state of a first contact condition. The first vibration unit provides a self-excited vibration to the biological body through the contacting unit. The storage unit stores a second contact condition which synchronizes the self-excited vibration with the pulses or the beats. The control unit controls the contact state of the contacting unit so as to make the first contact condition become closer to the second contact condition.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 14, 2012
    Date of Patent: April 14, 2020
    Assignee: KABUSHIKI KAISHA TOSHIBA
    Inventors: Kenji Hirohata, Junichiro Ooga, Takuya Hongo, Yousuke Hisakuni
  • Patent number: 10610184
    Abstract: A medical-information processing apparatus according to an embodiment includes processing circuitry. The processing circuitry acquires medical image data that is obtained during imaging on the subject in a resting state in the time phase where the relationship between the volume of blood flow and the pressure in a blood vessel in the cardiac cycle of the subject indicates a proportional relationship.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 10, 2017
    Date of Patent: April 7, 2020
    Assignee: Canon Medical Systems Corporation
    Inventors: Takuya Sakaguchi, Kenji Hirohata
  • Publication number: 20200075733
    Abstract: According to an embodiment, in a semiconductor device, a total value of a change amount of chemical potential of the semiconductor device with respect to a expansion direction of a stacking fault and the stacking fault energy of the stacking fault is zero or more.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 27, 2019
    Publication date: March 5, 2020
    Applicant: KABUSHIKI KAISHA TOSHIBA
    Inventors: Akira Kano, Akihiro Goryu, Kenji Hirohata
  • Patent number: 10478073
    Abstract: A centerline extraction unit extracts at least two coronary artery centerline structures from at least two images respectively corresponding to at least two cardiac phases concerning a heart, an interpolation processing unit interpolates coronary artery centerline structures concerning other cardiac phases from the at least two extracted coronary artery centerline structures to generate coronary artery centerline structures respectively corresponding to a plurality of cardiac phases throughout one heartbeat of the heart, and a displacement distribution calculation unit calculates a plurality of displacement distributions between the respective cardiac phases from a plurality of coronary artery centerline structures throughout the one heartbeat.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 29, 2015
    Date of Patent: November 19, 2019
    Assignee: Canon Medical Systems Corporation
    Inventors: Hideaki Ishii, Satoshi Wakai, Kazumasa Arakita, Takuma Igarashi, Yasuko Fujisawa, Shigeo Kaminaga, Kenji Hirohata, Junichiro Ooga
  • Publication number: 20190288072
    Abstract: A semiconductor storage device comprises a plurality of memory cells arranged in a matrix. Each of the memory cells includes: a semiconductor storage element including a silicon carbide substrate and a silicon carbide film on a first surface of the silicon carbide substrate; a lower electrode on a second surface facing away from the first surface of the silicon carbide substrate; and an upper electrode on at least part of a surface of the silicon carbide film, the surface facing away from another surface of the silicon carbide film in contact with the silicon carbide substrate. Each memory cell includes at least one basal plane dislocation formed at at least part of the semiconductor storage element.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 30, 2018
    Publication date: September 19, 2019
    Applicant: Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba
    Inventors: Akihiro Goryu, Akira Kano, Kenji Hirohata