Patents by Inventor Koichi Matsumoto

Koichi Matsumoto 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: 10964834
    Abstract: A photodetector includes: a silicon layer of a first conductivity type; a first semiconductor layer that is provided in the silicon layer, of a first conductivity type, and having an impurity concentration higher than a carrier concentration of the silicon layer; a second semiconductor layer provided on the first semiconductor layer, of a second conductivity type, and forming a pn boundary with the first semiconductor layer; a third semiconductor layer provided in the silicon layer, of a first conductivity type, having an impurity concentration higher than that of the silicon layer, and separated from the first semiconductor layer; a first electrode connected to the silicon layer; and a second electrode connected to the second semiconductor layer.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 13, 2018
    Date of Patent: March 30, 2021
    Assignees: Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba, Toshiba Electronic Devices & Storage Corporation
    Inventors: Koichi Kokubun, Nobu Matsumoto
  • Publication number: 20210076903
    Abstract: An endoscope system includes an endoscope including at least one switch, each of which can be assigned two functions, and a controller. The controller sets a plurality of function pairs, each of which is composed of a combination of any one of a plurality of first functions and any one of a plurality of second functions, and assigns one function pair selected from the plurality of function pairs to the switch, measures a switch pressing time period after the switch is pressed, and executes the first function when the switch pressing is released before a predetermined first time period elapses after the switch is pressed and executes the second function when the switch pressing time period passes the first time period.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 27, 2020
    Publication date: March 18, 2021
    Applicant: OLYMPUS CORPORATION
    Inventors: Takeshi URASAKI, Koichi NIIDA, Masaki KONDO, Takuya OGURA, Aki MATSUMOTO, Ryunosuke MATSUSHIGE, Satoru ONO, Takahiro YUMOTO, Hideyuki WADA, Sachiko HASHIMOTO, Tomomi OUCHI
  • Patent number: 10935908
    Abstract: A transfer unit includes an intermediate transfer belt including a resin and in which in a spatial distribution of conductive carbon particles that are present in an evaluation region of 6.3 ?m×4.2 ?m on an outer peripheral surface, an integrated value of a statistic L(r) in an interparticle distance r of 0.05 ?m or more and 0.30 ?m or less is 0 or more and 0.1 or less; and a cleaning component including a cleaning blade which contacts the outer peripheral surface of the intermediate transfer belt and in which a value of M100/Re is 0.25 or more and a value of Re is 25 or more where M100 represents a 100% modulus (MPa) of a contact portion of the cleaning blade contacts the intermediate transfer belt, and Re represents a rebound resilience coefficient (%) of the contact portion: L(r):=?{square root over (K(r)/?)}?r??(1) K ? ( r ) := ? i ? j N ? 1 ? ( ? X i - X j ? ? r ) / s ? ( ? X i - X j ? ) ? 2 .
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 10, 2020
    Date of Patent: March 2, 2021
    Assignee: FUJI XEROX CO.. LTD.
    Inventors: Masayuki Seko, Shigeru Fukuda, Satoya Sugiura, Daisuke Tanemura, Masato Ono, Masato Furukawa, Hiroaki Tanaka, Shogo Hayashi, Koichi Matsumoto, Daisuke Tano
  • Patent number: 10921623
    Abstract: The present invention provides a liquid crystal display device that, with photo-alignment films, can maintain a favorable voltage holding ratio for a long period of time and prevent generation of image sticking and stains on the display screen. The liquid crystal display device includes: an active-matrix liquid crystal panel; and a backlight, the liquid crystal panel including a liquid crystal layer, paired substrates holding the liquid crystal layer in between, and alignment films disposed on the liquid crystal layer side surfaces of the respective substrates, the alignment films each being a photo-alignment film formed from a material exhibiting photo-alignment performance, the liquid crystal layer containing a liquid crystal material and a radical scavenger.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 11, 2018
    Date of Patent: February 16, 2021
    Assignee: SHARP KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Koichi Miyachi, Masanobu Mizusaki, Tsuyoshi Okazaki, Hiroshi Tsuchiya, Isamu Miyake, Toshihiro Matsumoto
  • Publication number: 20210026579
    Abstract: A printing system includes a user terminal and a plurality of image forming apparatuses. Each of the plurality of image forming apparatuses includes a status information transmitting part transmitting status information indicating a status of the image forming apparatus. The user terminal includes a power consumption estimating part and a display controlling part. The power consumption estimating part estimates power consumption consumed by print processing in the image forming apparatus on the basis of the state information received from the image forming apparatus with regard to the plurality of image forming apparatuses. The display controlling part controls to display the power consumption estimated by the power consumption estimating part in association with each of the plurality of image forming apparatuses on a displaying device.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 17, 2020
    Publication date: January 28, 2021
    Applicant: KYOCERA Document Solutions Inc.
    Inventors: Koichi TANAKA, Tomoyuki KITAO, Masayuki SHIGETOMI, Tetsuo TOMIMATSU, Hitoshi MATSUMOTO, Atsushi SUZUKI
  • Publication number: 20210005607
    Abstract: A semiconductor device and method of making same. The semiconductor device includes: a first conductivity type transistor and a second conductivity type transistor, wherein each of the first conductivity type transistor and the second conductivity type includes a gate insulating film formed on a base, a metal gate electrode formed on the gate insulating film, and side wall spacers formed at side walls of the metal gate electrode, wherein the gate insulating film is made of a high dielectric constant material, and wherein offset spacers are formed between the side walls of the metal gate electrode and the inner walls of the side wall spacers in any one of the first conductivity type transistor and the second conductivity type transistor, or offset spacers having different thicknesses are formed in the first conductivity type transistor and the second conductivity type transistor.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 17, 2020
    Publication date: January 7, 2021
    Applicant: Sony Corporation
    Inventor: Koichi Matsumoto
  • Patent number: 10831133
    Abstract: An endless belt includes a first resin and first conductive carbon particles. In the spatial distribution of the first conductive carbon particles present in an evaluation region of the outer peripheral surface of the endless belt which has a size of 6.3 ?m×4.2 ?m, the integral of the statistic L(r) represented by Formula (1) below from 0.05 ?m to 0.30 ?m with respect to an interparticle distance r is 0 or more and 0.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 16, 2020
    Date of Patent: November 10, 2020
    Assignee: FUJI XEROX CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Satoya Sugiura, Shigeru Fukuda, Futoshi Takei, Daisuke Tanemura, Masato Ono, Masato Furukawa, Hiroaki Tanaka, Shogo Hayashi, Tomoko Suzuki, Masayuki Seko, Koichi Matsumoto, Minoru Rokutan
  • Patent number: 10829662
    Abstract: A curable composition capable of forming a cured product having high refractive index and excellent bending resistance, a cured product of the curable composition, a cured film made of the cured product, a display panel provided with the cured film, and a method for producing a cured product using the above-mentioned curable composition. The curable composition includes a curable compound and a curing agent. The curable compound contains a curable compound including, as a main skeleton, a fused ring in which three or more rings including an aromatic ring are fused, followed by mixing a metal oxide in which a capping agent is covalently bonded to a surface thereof.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 8, 2018
    Date of Patent: November 10, 2020
    Assignee: TOKYO OHKA KOGYO CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Kazuya Someya, Hiroki Chisaka, Naozumi Matsumoto, Koichi Misumi, Dai Shiota
  • Patent number: 10811416
    Abstract: A semiconductor device and method of making same. The semiconductor device includes: a first conductivity type transistor and a second conductivity type transistor, wherein each of the first conductivity type transistor and the second conductivity type includes a gate insulating film formed on a base, a metal gate electrode formed on the gate insulating film, and side wall spacers formed at side walls of the metal gate electrode, wherein the gate insulating film is made of a high dielectric constant material, and wherein offset spacers are formed between the side walls of the metal gate electrode and the inner walls of the side wall spacers in any one of the first conductivity type transistor and the second conductivity type transistor, or offset spacers having different thicknesses are formed in the first conductivity type transistor and the second conductivity type transistor.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 17, 2019
    Date of Patent: October 20, 2020
    Assignee: SONY CORPORATION
    Inventor: Koichi Matsumoto
  • Publication number: 20200325569
    Abstract: [Object] What is provided is a manufacturing method of a galvannealed steel sheet capable of further promoting alloying of zinc plating with the steel sheet. [Resolution Means] A manufacturing method of a galvannealed steel sheet, including: forming on a surface of a steel sheet after hot rolling and pickling which contains, by mass %, C: 0.001% to 0.350%, Si: 0.001% to 2.500% or P: 0.001% to 0.100%, or combination thereof, Mn: 0.10% to 3.00%, S: 0.001% to 0.010%, N: 0.0010% to 0.0065%, and sol. Al: 0.001% to 0.800% with a remainder being Fe and impurities, grooves having an opening surface width of 10 ?m to 25 ?m and a depth of 10 ?m to 30 ?m at intervals of 20 ?m to 500 ?m; cold rolling the steel sheet at a rolling reduction of 30% or more; reduction annealing the steel sheet after the cold rolling; immersing the steel sheet in a hot-dip galvanizing bath containing 0.10 mass % to 0.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 13, 2018
    Publication date: October 15, 2020
    Applicant: NIPPON STEEL CORPORATION
    Inventors: Yu MATSUMOTO, Shigeru HASHIMOTO, Koichi NISHIZAWA
  • Publication number: 20200317876
    Abstract: A method is for treating a surface of a resin material layer. The method includes a first step of introducing as a substituent at least one selected from the group consisting of an acid halide and an alkyl halide into an aromatic polyether-based resin included in the resin material layer by Friedel-Crafts reaction.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 31, 2017
    Publication date: October 8, 2020
    Applicants: MITSUBISHI HEAVY INDUSTRIES, LTD., National University Corporation KOBE University
    Inventors: Koichi HASEGAWA, Toshio ABE, Kiyoka TAKAGI, Takashi NISHINO, Takuyua MATSUMOTO, Akira MIYAGAKI
  • Publication number: 20200303376
    Abstract: A complementary transistor is constituted of a first transistor TR1 and a second transistor TR2, active regions 32, 42 of the respective transistors are formed by layering first A layers 33, 43 and the first B layers 35, 45 respectively, surface regions 201, 202 provided in a base correspond to first A layers 33, 43 respectively, first B layers 35, 45 each have a conductivity type different from that of the first A layers 33, 43, and extension layers 36, 46 of the first B layer are provided on insulation regions 211, 212 respectively.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 4, 2020
    Publication date: September 24, 2020
    Applicant: SONY CORPORATION
    Inventors: Hidetoshi OISHI, Koichi MATSUMOTO, Kazuyuki TOMIDA
  • Publication number: 20200276994
    Abstract: A car monitoring system includes: a sub-system to execute a predetermined function by controlling at least one instrument mounted on a railcar; and a monitoring device to monitor an operating state of the sub-system. The sub-system includes: a sub-system controller to create status data containing pieces of event information based on a signal output from the instrument and periodically transmit the status data to the monitoring device, the information informing the monitoring device of a change in state of the instrument; and a first memory to store a first event parameter file defines a data structure of an event region of the status data, the event region being a region wherein the information are stored. When the first parameter file is changed, and the sub-system controller creates the status data, the controller reconstructs the data structure of the region and resets the information in accordance with the reconstructed data structure.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 14, 2017
    Publication date: September 3, 2020
    Applicant: KAWASAKI JUKOGYO KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Koichi NAKANISHI, Yuta SAKURAI, Shuhei MATSUMOTO
  • Publication number: 20200266193
    Abstract: Disclosed herein is a composite transistor which includes a first transistor TR1 including a control electrode, a first active region, a first A extending part, and a first B extending part, and a second transistor TR2 including a control electrode, a second active region, a second A extending part, and a second B extending part. The first active region, the second active region, and the control electrode overlap one another. Both the first A extending part and the first B extending part extend from the first active region and both the second A extending part and the second B extending part extend from the second active region. The first electrode is connected to the first A extending part, the second electrode is connected to the second A extending part, and the third electrode is connected to the first B extending part and the second B extending part.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 4, 2020
    Publication date: August 20, 2020
    Applicant: SONY CORPORATION
    Inventor: Koichi MATSUMOTO
  • Patent number: 10720432
    Abstract: A complementary transistor is constituted of a first transistor TR1 and a second transistor TR2, active regions 32, 42 of the respective transistors are formed by layering first A layers 33, 43 and the first B layers 35, 45 respectively, surface regions 201, 202 provided in a base correspond to first A layers 33, 43 respectively, first B layers 35, 45 each have a conductivity type different from that of the first A layers 33, 43, and extension layers 36, 46 of the first B layer are provided on insulation regions 211,212 respectively.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 23, 2017
    Date of Patent: July 21, 2020
    Assignee: Sony Corporation
    Inventors: Hidetoshi Oishi, Koichi Matsumoto, Kazuyuki Tomida
  • Patent number: 10691385
    Abstract: A method including acquiring a text element and an image element in a web page, each of which strides over a page partition position corresponding to a bottom of a first page in a vertical direction, dividing the text element into a first part and a second part, and arranging the text element and the image element based on a layout of the text element and the image element in the web page, so that the first part is arranged to the first page and the second part and a whole of the image element are arranged to the second page, and so that a top position of the second part and a top position of the whole of the image element are not aligned in the vertical direction in the second page.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 27, 2016
    Date of Patent: June 23, 2020
    Assignee: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
    Inventor: Koichi Matsumoto
  • Patent number: 10689408
    Abstract: It is intended to provide a novel bisphosphonic acid compound or a salt thereof which shows a remarkable inhibitory effect on ectopic calcification, and a pharmaceutical composition comprising the same. The present invention provides a bisphosphonic acid compound represented by the following formula (1) or a pharmaceutically acceptable salt thereof: wherein represents a single bond or a double bond; A represents a saturated cyclic hydrocarbon or a saturated heterocyclic ring comprising a sulfur atom or an oxygen atom; and R1 and R2 each independently represent an alkyl group, an alkenyl group, an alkynyl group, an alkoxy group, an aryloxy group, a haloalkoxy group, a haloalkyl group, a halogen atom or a hydrogen atom.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 27, 2017
    Date of Patent: June 23, 2020
    Assignee: FUJIYAKUHIN CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Seiichi Kobashi, Yoshinobu Aoyagi, Hiroshige Kato, Ryuko Tokuyama, Naoki Ashizawa, Koichi Ishida, Koji Matsumoto
  • Patent number: 10685958
    Abstract: Disclosed herein is a composite transistor which includes a first transistor including a control electrode, a first active region, a first A extending part, and a first B extending part, and a second transistor including a control electrode, a second active region, a second A extending part, and a second B extending part. The first active region, the second active region, and the control electrode overlap one another. Both the first A extending part, and the first B extending part extend from the first active region and both the second A extending part and the second B extending part extend from the second active region. The first electrode is connected to the first A extending part, the second electrode is connected to the second A extending part, and the third electrode is connected to the first B extending part and the second B extending part.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 29, 2017
    Date of Patent: June 16, 2020
    Assignee: Sony Corporation
    Inventor: Koichi Matsumoto
  • Patent number: 10647111
    Abstract: Provided is a liquid droplet forming device including: a liquid container capable of containing a liquid; a membranous member disposed at a bottom of the liquid container and including a discharging hole; a deforming unit capable of deforming the membranous member; and a driving unit configured to drive the deforming unit by outputting a discharging signal for deforming the membranous member to discharge the liquid or a suppressing signal for suppressing residual vibration of the membranous member, wherein the suppressing signal is a signal based on natural vibration period T0 of the membranous member, wherein an amplitude of the suppressing signal is lower than or equal to an amplitude of the discharging signal, and wherein interval time Ti from when outputting of the discharging signal is ended until when outputting of the suppressing signal is started satisfies a formula: Ti=(m?½)×T0, where m represents a positive integer.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 7, 2019
    Date of Patent: May 12, 2020
    Assignee: Ricoh Company, Ltd.
    Inventors: Yuzuru Kuramochi, Daisuke Takagi, Satoshi Okano, Takahiko Matsumoto, Koichi Muramatsu, Satoshi Nakazawa, Ryuya Mashiko
  • Patent number: 10648398
    Abstract: In an intake structure of an internal combustion engine, on an intake upstream side from a valve seat of an intake port, a convex portion is provided which protrudes to an inside of the intake port in a place near an outer circumferential portion of a cylinder chamber when viewed from an upper side of the cylinder chamber. The convex portion includes an upstream guide surface extending from an apex of the convex portion to the intake upstream side, and a downstream guide surface extending from the apex to an intake downstream side and including a curved surface recessed inside the convex portion at a middle portion thereof.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 18, 2018
    Date of Patent: May 12, 2020
    Assignee: MITSUBISHI JIDOSHA KOGYO KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Akira Yoshihara, Koichi Matsumoto, Shigeki Nabetani, Kazuaki Koyama, Yuya Okamoto