Patents by Inventor Koichi Hashimoto

Koichi Hashimoto 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: 10974988
    Abstract: A glass tube for sealing a metal includes a glass that contains, in terms of mass %, 50% or more of SiO2+B2O3, 0% to 10% of Al2O3, 3% to 20% of RO (R is an alkaline earth metal), and 11% to 22% of R?2O (R? is an alkali metal), and that has 10 ?l/g or less of an amount of CO2 emitted when heated from a room temperature to 1100° C.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 13, 2017
    Date of Patent: April 13, 2021
    Assignee: NIPPON ELECTRIC GLASS CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Tatsuya Goto, Kakumi Shiraishi, Kiyoyuki Okunaga, Koichi Hashimoto
  • Patent number: 10688622
    Abstract: A substrate processing apparatus is provided with a polishing part that polishes a substrate, a transporting part that transports a substrate before polishing to the polishing part, and a cleaning part that cleans the polished substrate. The cleaning part has a first cleaning unit and a second cleaning unit that are vertically arranged in two stages. The first cleaning unit and the second cleaning unit each have a plurality of cleaning modules that are arranged in series. The transporting part has a slide stage that is disposed between the first cleaning unit and the second cleaning unit, and transports a substrate before polishing along an arrangement direction of the plurality of cleaning modules.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 6, 2017
    Date of Patent: June 23, 2020
    Assignee: Ebara Corporation
    Inventors: Hiroshi Aono, Kuniaki Yamaguchi, Hiroshi Shimomoto, Koji Maeda, Tetsuya Yashima, Kenji Shinkai, Koichi Hashimoto, Mitsuhiko Inaba, Hidetatsu Isokawa, Hidetaka Nakao, Soichi Isobe
  • Patent number: 10573509
    Abstract: The cleaning apparatus includes multiple kinds of cleaning modules each configured to perform a cleaning processing of a substrate, a first accommodating section configured to accommodate the multiple kinds of cleaning modules therein, and a fluid supply section configured to supply a fluid to the cleaning modules accommodated in the first accommodating section through a pipe. Each of the multiple kinds of cleaning modules includes a pipe connection portion having a common connection position to be connected with the pipe.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 23, 2017
    Date of Patent: February 25, 2020
    Assignee: Ebara Corporation
    Inventors: Koji Maeda, Hiroshi Shimomoto, Kuniaki Yamaguchi, Hiroshi Aono, Tetsuya Yashima, Hidetatsu Isokawa, Kenji Shinkai, Mitsuhiko Inaba, Koichi Hashimoto, Junji Kunisawa, Mitsuru Miyazaki, Fujihiko Toyomasu
  • Patent number: 10562182
    Abstract: A robot includes: a hand; and a control unit that operates the hand, in which the control unit generates three-dimensional point group information for a partial image forming a captured image obtained by an imaging unit, and causes the hand to hold an object included in the partial image.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 18, 2017
    Date of Patent: February 18, 2020
    Assignee: Seiko Epson Corporation
    Inventors: Tomoki Harada, Koichi Hashimoto, Shogo Arai
  • Publication number: 20190378740
    Abstract: There is provided a teaching apparatus for a substrate transfer system including a substrate transfer device and a substrate receiving device. The substrate transfer device is configured to hold a substrate. The substrate receiving device is configured to receive the substrate from the substrate transfer device. The teaching apparatus includes a teaching substrate configured to be held to the substrate transfer device, a camera mountable to the teaching substrate, and a controller that controls an operation of the substrate transfer device holding the teaching substrate and/or the substrate receiving device.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 11, 2019
    Publication date: December 12, 2019
    Inventors: Hidetatsu Isokawa, Koichi Hashimoto, Mitsuhiko Inaba, Makoto Iida
  • Patent number: 10355538
    Abstract: A brushless motor includes: a stator core having a cylindrical yoke portion and a teeth portion having a shape protruding from an inner circumferential surface of the yoke portion; and a rotor that is disposed inside the stator core, spaced apart from the teeth portion, and uses a center axis of the yoke portion as an axis of rotation. The yoke portion includes, on its outer circumferential surface, a notch portion at a position on the back side of the teeth portion. The notch portion has a circumferential width smaller than a circumferential width of the teeth portion.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 9, 2015
    Date of Patent: July 16, 2019
    Assignee: PANASONIC INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY MANAGEMENT CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Kota Kitamura, Hidenori Shimizu, Atsushi Takeyama, Motoharu Muto, Hiroyuki Tsubakimoto, Koichi Hashimoto
  • Patent number: 10329042
    Abstract: For accurate housing of an object to be packed even in an unfixed box body, a packing apparatus includes a movable unit and a force detection part provided in the movable unit and houses an object to be packed in a box body formed from a packing material based on an output value of the force detection part.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 14, 2016
    Date of Patent: June 25, 2019
    Assignee: Seiko Epson Corporation
    Inventors: Takashi Nammoto, Kazuhiro Kosuge, Tomoki Harada, Koichi Hashimoto, Kengo Yamaguchi
  • Publication number: 20190152837
    Abstract: A glass tube for sealing a metal includes a glass that contains, in terms of mass %, 50% or more of SiO2+B2O3, 0% to 10% of Al2O3, 3% to 20% of RO (R is an alkali-earth metal), and 11% to 22% of R?2O (R? is an alkali metal), and that has 10 ?l/g or less of an amount of CO2 emitted when heated from a room temperature to 1100° C.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 13, 2017
    Publication date: May 23, 2019
    Applicant: NIPPON ELECTRIC GLASS CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Tatsuya GOTO, Kakumi SHIRAISHI, Kiyoyuki OKUNAGA, Koichi HASHIMOTO
  • Patent number: 10181202
    Abstract: A control apparatus includes a projection unit configured to project a first pattern onto an object; and a selection unit configured to select a single first pattern from a plurality of first patterns. After the projection unit projects each of the plurality of first patterns having different resolutions onto the object, the projection unit projects a second pattern onto the object, the second pattern having the same resolution as that of the selected single first pattern.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 22, 2015
    Date of Patent: January 15, 2019
    Assignee: Seiko Epson Corporation
    Inventors: Tomoki Harada, Koichi Hashimoto, Shogo Arai, Toshiki Boshu
  • Publication number: 20180001440
    Abstract: A substrate processing apparatus is provided with a polishing part that polishes a substrate, a transporting part that transports a substrate before polishing to the polishing part, and a cleaning part that cleans the polished substrate. The cleaning part has a first cleaning unit and a second cleaning unit that are vertically arranged in two stages. The first cleaning unit and the second cleaning unit each have a plurality of cleaning modules that are arranged in series. The transporting part has a slide stage that is disposed between the first cleaning unit and the second cleaning unit, and transports a substrate before polishing along an arrangement direction of the plurality of cleaning modules.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 6, 2017
    Publication date: January 4, 2018
    Applicant: Ebara Corporation
    Inventors: Hiroshi AONO, Kuniaki YAMAGUCHI, Hiroshi SHIMOMOTO, Koji MAEDA, Tetsuya YASHIMA, Kenji SHINKAI, Koichi HASHIMOTO, Mitsuhiko INABA, Hidetatsu ISOKAWA, Hidetaka NAKAO, Soichi ISOBE
  • Publication number: 20170372893
    Abstract: The cleaning apparatus includes multiple kinds of cleaning modules each configured to perform a cleaning processing of a substrate, a first accommodating section configured to accommodate the multiple kinds of cleaning modules therein, and a fluid supply section configured to supply a fluid to the cleaning modules accommodated in the first accommodating section through a pipe. Each of the multiple kinds of cleaning modules includes a pipe connection portion having a common connection position to be connected with the pipe.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 23, 2017
    Publication date: December 28, 2017
    Inventors: Koji Maeda, Hiroshi Shimomoto, Kuniaki Yamaguchi, Hiroshi Aono, Tetsuya Yashima, Hidetatsu Isokawa, Kenji Shinkai, Mitsuhiko Inaba, Koichi Hashimoto, Junji Kunisawa, Mitsuru Miyazaki, Fujihiko Toyomasu
  • Publication number: 20170358961
    Abstract: A brushless motor includes: a stator core having a cylindrical yoke portion and a teeth portion having a shape protruding from an inner circumferential surface of the yoke portion; and a rotor that is disposed inside the stator core, spaced apart from the teeth portion, and uses a center axis of the yoke portion as an axis of rotation. The yoke portion includes, on its outer circumferential surface, a notch portion at a position on the back side of the teeth portion. The notch portion has a circumferential width smaller than a circumferential width of the teeth portion.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 9, 2015
    Publication date: December 14, 2017
    Applicant: PANASONIC INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY MANAGEMENT CO., LT D.
    Inventors: Kota KITAMURA, Hidenori SHIMIZU, Atsushi TAKEYAMA, Motoharu MUTO, Hiroyuki TSUBAKIMOTO, Koichi HASHIMOTO
  • Publication number: 20170341230
    Abstract: A robot includes: a hand; and a control unit that operates the hand, in which the control unit generates three-dimensional point group information for a partial image forming a captured image obtained by an imaging unit, and causes the hand to hold an object included in the partial image.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 18, 2017
    Publication date: November 30, 2017
    Inventors: Tomoki HARADA, Koichi HASHIMOTO, Shogo ARAI
  • Patent number: 9764467
    Abstract: A robot includes: a hand; and a control unit that operates the hand, in which the control unit generates three-dimensional point group information for a partial image forming a captured image obtained by an imaging unit, and causes the hand to hold an object included in the partial image.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 3, 2015
    Date of Patent: September 19, 2017
    Assignee: Seiko Epson Corporation
    Inventors: Tomoki Harada, Koichi Hashimoto, Shogo Arai
  • Patent number: 9665038
    Abstract: A developing device includes a developing container, a feeding member, a developer carrying member, and a collecting device. A coverage which is a percentage of coating of surfaces of the carrier particles with the toner particles is 100% or more and 200% or less. The developer carrying member has a plurality of recessed portions formed on a surface thereof so that at least the toner particles having an average particle size are contactable with inner surfaces of the recessed portions, and the carrier particles having an average particle size are not contactable with the inner surfaces of the recessed portions. The recessed portions are formed so that not less than half of the toner particles having the average particle size are exposed from the recessed portions when the toner particles having the average particle size enter the recessed portions.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 13, 2015
    Date of Patent: May 30, 2017
    Assignee: CANON KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Kenta Kubo, Shunichi Takada, Koichi Hashimoto
  • Publication number: 20170146930
    Abstract: A developing apparatus of the present disclosure includes a developing sleeve including a plurality of magnetic substance portions bearing, on a surface thereof, developer containing toner and carrier and conveying the developer to a developing area facing a photosensitive drum, and a magnet roller disposed within the developing sleeve and generating magnetic fluxes passing through the magnetic substance portion. The magnetic substance portion includes, on an end surface thereof, a high flux density portion disposed at least one of upstream and downstream parts in a conveyance direction of the developing sleeve and through which the magnetic fluxes pass and a low flux density portion through which the magnetic fluxes whose density is lower than the magnetic fluxes passing through the high flux density portion pass.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 15, 2016
    Publication date: May 25, 2017
    Inventors: Shunichi Takada, Tomohito Ishida, Kenta Kubo, Koichi Hashimoto, Tatsuya Onishi
  • Patent number: 9656388
    Abstract: Provided is a robot including a hand and a control unit that operates the hand. The control unit rotates a first object around a predetermined position of the first object with the hand and moves the first object with respect to a second object, based on a captured image including the hand and the first object.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 3, 2015
    Date of Patent: May 23, 2017
    Assignees: Seiko Epson Corporation, Tohoku University
    Inventors: Takashi Nammoto, Kazuhiro Kosuge, Koichi Hashimoto
  • Patent number: 9652660
    Abstract: A control system includes a projection section that projects predetermined patterned light on a target object, a first imaging section that captures an image of the target object on which the predetermined patterned light is projected by the projection section, a second imaging section that is disposed in a position different from a position where the first imaging section is disposed and captures an image of the target object on which the predetermined patterned light is projected by the projection section, and a calculation section that calculates a three-dimensional shape of the target object based on a first point in a first captured image captured by the first imaging section and a second point in a second captured image captured by the second imaging section.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 28, 2015
    Date of Patent: May 16, 2017
    Assignee: Seiko Epson Corporation
    Inventors: Tomoki Harada, Koichi Hashimoto, Shogo Arai
  • Publication number: 20170050316
    Abstract: A robot includes a hand that grips an object and a control unit that operates the hand, the hand includes fingers that are able to grip the object at four or more contact points, and an object of which a metallic tone index is equal to or higher than 5 is gripped with the hand.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 8, 2016
    Publication date: February 23, 2017
    Inventors: Tomoki HARADA, Koichi HASHIMOTO, Shogo ARAI, Kengo YAMAGUCHI
  • Patent number: RE47553
    Abstract: Provided is a robot including a hand and a control unit that operates the hand. The control unit rotates a first object around a predetermined position of the first object with the hand and moves the first object with respect to a second object, based on a captured image including the hand and the first object.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 20, 2018
    Date of Patent: August 6, 2019
    Assignees: Seiko Epson Corporation, Tohoku University
    Inventors: Takashi Nammoto, Kazuhiro Kosuge, Koichi Hashimoto