Patents by Inventor Koichi Nose

Koichi Nose 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: 20210132866
    Abstract: A data processing device includes: an input data determining unit configured to determine whether or not each of binarized input data is a predetermined value; a storage unit configured to store a plurality of coefficients and coefficient address information including information related to coefficient addresses where the plurality of coefficients are stored; a control unit configured to read the coefficient address from the storage unit based on a determination result of the input data determining unit and read the coefficient from the storage unit based on the coefficient address; and an arithmetic unit configured to execute an arithmetic operation related to the coefficient acquired by the control unit.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 5, 2020
    Publication date: May 6, 2021
    Inventors: Shunsuke OKUMURA, Koichi NOSE
  • Publication number: 20210066729
    Abstract: A titanium material includes a base material made of pure titanium or a titanium alloy; and a carbon layer covering a surface of the base material. The carbon layer includes non-graphitizable carbon, and has an R value (I1350/I1590) of 2.0 or more and 3.5 or less in the Raman spectroscopy using laser having a wavelength of 532 nm. Where I1350 is peak intensity at a wave number of around 1.35×105 m?1 in a Raman spectrum, and I1590 is peak intensity at a wave number of around 1.59×105 m?1 in a Raman spectrum. According to this titanium material, it is possible to realize low contact resistance by the carbon layer. Moreover, this titanium material is not susceptible to surface oxidation and capable of maintaining low contact resistance even when exposed to noble potential.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 20, 2019
    Publication date: March 4, 2021
    Applicant: NIPPON STEEL CORPORATION
    Inventors: Hideya KAMINAKA, Koichi NOSE, Yoshitaka NISHIYAMA, Junko IMAMURA, Haruka SATO, Yuya TAKASHIMA
  • Publication number: 20200283867
    Abstract: Provided are a stainless steel sheet with good corrosion resistance, low contact resistance and good press workability without the use of expensive materials such as gold or rare metals, and a method of manufacture the same. A method of manufacturing a stainless steel sheet includes: preparing a slab having a chemical composition including, in mass %: 20 to 26% Cr, up to 0.1% N, up to 2.0% Si, etc. (step S1); performing hot rolling and cold rolling on the slab to produce a rolled steel sheet with a thickness of 50 to 200 ?m (step S2); an annealing step in which the rolled steel sheet is annealed and cooled in a gas atmosphere containing nitrogen (step S3); and pickling the rolled steel sheet after the annealing step with a solution containing a non-oxidizing acid (step S4). The stainless steel sheet has an N content of 0.6 to 2.0% by mass.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 19, 2017
    Publication date: September 10, 2020
    Applicant: NIPPON STEEL STAINLESS STEEL CORPORATION
    Inventors: Hideya KAMINAKA, Yoshitaka NISHIYAMA, Koichi NOSE, Jun MAKI, Junko IMAMURA, Kohei MAEJIMA, Yuya TAKASHIMA
  • Patent number: 10741802
    Abstract: A steel foil for an electrical storage device container, including a steel foil, a metal chromium layer layered on the steel foil, and a hydrated chromium oxide layer layered on the metal chromium layer, in which the concentration of Fe from a surface of the hydrated chromium oxide layer to a depth of 10 nm is less than 10% by mass, the area ratio of a site having an arithmetic mean roughness Ra of 10 nm or more in a visual field of 1 ?m at the surface of the hydrated chromium oxide layer is less than 20%, and a site having an arithmetic mean roughness Ra of less than 10 nm in a visual field of 1 ?m has an arithmetic mean roughness Ra of 3 nm or less in a visual field of 1 ?m at the surface of the hydrated chromium oxide layer, is adopted.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 7, 2016
    Date of Patent: August 11, 2020
    Assignees: NIPPON STEEL CORPORATION, NIPPON STEEL CHEMICAL & MATERIAL CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Masaharu Ibaragi, Koichi Nose, Yasuto Goto, Nobuo Kadowaki, Hiroto Unno
  • Publication number: 20200091523
    Abstract: A titanium material including a base metal made of pure titanium or a titanium alloy and a titanium oxide film formed on the base metal. Peak intensities obtained by thin-film X-ray diffraction analysis performed on an outer layer of the titanium material using an incident angle of 0.3° satisfy (I(104)+I(200))/I(101)?0.08?0.004×I(200), where I(104) is the peak intensity resulting from a plane (104) of a Ti2O3 phase, I(200) is the peak intensity resulting from a plane (200) of a TiO phase, I(101) is the peak intensity resulting from a plane (101) of an ?-Ti phase, and 0<I(104), 0?I(200), and 0<I(101). The titanium material is inexpensive and has both the electrical conductivity and corrosion resistance.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 18, 2017
    Publication date: March 19, 2020
    Inventors: Hideya Kaminaka, Yoshitaka Nishiyama, Koichi Nose, Junko Imamura, Haruka Sato
  • Patent number: 10472543
    Abstract: Problems to be Solved: To provide a metal foil coil with a planarization film, with which an electronic device can be formed by a roll to roll process. Solution: A quick curable coating liquid for a planarization film prepared by adding into an organic solvent, with respect to 1 mol of a phenyltrialkoxysilane, 0.1 mol to 1 mol of acetic acid and 0.005 mol to 0.05 mol of organic tin as a catalyst, hydrolyzing the silane with 2 mol to 4 mol of water, then distilling away the organic solvent at a temperature of 160° C. to 210° C. under reduced pressure to yield a resin, and dissolving the resin in an aromatic hydrocarbon solvent, is coated on a metal foil coil to a film thickness of 2.0 ?m to 5.0 ?m. When an insulation coating is provided on a metal foil coil before a planarization film is formed, high reliability for insulation can be obtained. When a stainless steel foil provided with a reflection film is used, a highly efficient light emitting device can be obtained.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 12, 2015
    Date of Patent: November 12, 2019
    Assignee: NIPPON STEEL CHEMICAL & MATERIAL CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Noriko Yamada, Sawako Yamaguchi, Koichi Nose
  • Patent number: 10418601
    Abstract: A steel foil for a power storage device container includes a rolled steel foil which has a thickness of 200 ?m or less, a diffusion alloy layer which is formed on a surface layer of the rolled steel foil and contains Ni and Fe, and a chromium-based surface treatment layer which is formed on the diffusion alloy layer. The <111> polar density in a reverse pole figure of the diffusion alloy layer in a rolling direction is 2.0 to 6.0, and the aspect ratio of crystal in a surface of the diffusion alloy layer is 1.0 to 5.0.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 22, 2015
    Date of Patent: September 17, 2019
    Assignees: NIPPON STEEL CORPORATION, NIPPON STEEL CHEMICAL & MATERIAL CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Masaharu Ibaragi, Koichi Nose, Kiyokazu Ishizuka, Yasuto Goto, Shuji Nagasaki, Hiroto Unno
  • Patent number: 10305468
    Abstract: According to one embodiment, a semiconductor device includes: a first switch SWx which switches whether or not to supply a first power supply voltage Vx generated by accumulating a charge outputted from a power source 10, as a second power supply voltage VDD to a first circuit 13, and a second switch SW1 which switches whether or not to connect to the first circuit 13 a smoothing capacitor C1 which suppresses a fluctuation of the second power supply voltage VDD, and the first switch SWx is switched to an on state in response to that the first power supply voltage Vx has reached a sufficient voltage, and then the second switch SW1 is switched to the on state in response to that the second power supply voltage VDD has reached a sufficient voltage.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 29, 2018
    Date of Patent: May 28, 2019
    Assignee: RENESAS ELECTRONICS CORPORATION
    Inventors: Koichiro Noguchi, Koichi Nose, Yoshifumi Ikenaga, Yoichi Yoshida
  • Publication number: 20190090341
    Abstract: A plasma generating device with a pair of plate-like conductor parts each having a plurality of through-holes passing between main surfaces are opposed to each other with a predetermined gap therebetween. A gas is flowed into the through-holes from one side of the pair of plate-like conductor parts. Plasma discharge is generated in the gap by applying a high-frequency voltage between the pair of plate-like conductor parts and the generated plasma is flowed out to the other side of the pair of plate-like conductor parts.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 17, 2017
    Publication date: March 21, 2019
    Applicant: JCU CORPORATION
    Inventors: Naoki TAKAHASHI, Hiroyuki UEYAMA, Koichi NOSE
  • Patent number: 10230275
    Abstract: A power supply device includes a plurality of power sources each including an antenna and an AC/DC conversion unit that converts an AC signal received by the antenna to a DC signal, a plurality of consolidating units each including a first consolidating circuit that selectively consolidates a plurality of DC signals supplied by the plurality of power sources, and a power supply unit that includes a second consolidating circuit that selectively consolidates DC signals output from the plurality of consolidating units, and a first voltage conversion circuit that converts a DC signal resulting from consolidation in the second consolidating circuit, to a predetermined voltage.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 29, 2017
    Date of Patent: March 12, 2019
    Assignee: RENESAS ELECTRONICS CORPORATION
    Inventors: Koichiro Noguchi, Koichi Nose, Yoshifumi Ikenaga, Yoichi Yoshida
  • Patent number: 10205135
    Abstract: A steel foil for a power storage device container includes a rolled steel foil, a nickel layer formed on a surface of the rolled steel foil, and a chromium-based surface treatment layer formed on a surface of the nickel layer. The nickel layer includes an upper layer portion which is in contact with the chromium-based surface treatment layer and contains Ni of 90 mass % or more among metal elements, and a lower layer portion which is in contact with the rolled steel foil and contains Ni of less than 90 mass % among the metal elements and Fe. <111> polar density in a reverse pole figure of the nickel layer in a rolling direction is 3.0 to 6.0. The nickel layer has a sub-boundary which is a boundary between two crystals having a relative orientation difference of 2° to 5°, and a large angle boundary which is a boundary between two crystals having the relative orientation difference of equal to or more than 15°.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 22, 2015
    Date of Patent: February 12, 2019
    Assignees: NIPPON STEEL & SUMITOMO METAL CORPORATION, NIPPON STEEL & SUMIKIN MATERIALS CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Masaharu Ibaragi, Koichi Nose, Kiyokazu Ishizuka, Yasuto Goto, Shuji Nagasaki, Hiroto Unno
  • Patent number: 10187117
    Abstract: Provided is a receiving circuit that operates in a power supply system different from a transmitting circuit outputting a transmission signal and receives the transmission signal through an AC coupling device where a primary coil through which the transmission signal flows and a secondary coil having a center tap to which a specified voltage is supplied from an external terminal are magnetically coupled, which includes a pulse width amplifier circuit that holds pulse signals appearing at both ends of the secondary coil for a specified period of time and outputs them as hold signals, respectively, and a differential amplifier that compares a voltage of the hold signal and a voltage of the hold signal and outputs a comparison result.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 11, 2017
    Date of Patent: January 22, 2019
    Assignee: Renesas Electronics Corporation
    Inventors: Shunichi Kaeriyama, Kouichi Yamaguchi, Koichi Nose
  • Publication number: 20180323447
    Abstract: This titanium product includes a base metal, and a complex oxide film formed on the surface of the base metal. The base metal has a chemical composition consisting of, by mass %, platinum group elements: 0 to 0.15%, rare earth elements: 0 to 0.1%, and a balance: Ti and impurities. The complex oxide film contains a complex oxide of Ti and one or more elements selected from La, Ce, Nd, Sr and Ca, and has a thickness of 1 to 20 nm. The average grain size at the base metal surface is preferably from 20 to 300 ?m.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 8, 2016
    Publication date: November 8, 2018
    Inventors: Junko IMAMURA, Jun MAKI, Koichi NOSE, Hideya KAMINAKA
  • Publication number: 20180323779
    Abstract: According to one embodiment, a semiconductor device includes: a first switch SWx which switches whether or not to supply a first power supply voltage Vx generated by accumulating a charge outputted from a power source 10, as a second power supply voltage VDD to a first circuit 13, and a second switch SW1 which switches whether or not to connect to the first circuit 13 a smoothing capacitor C1 which suppresses a fluctuation of the second power supply voltage VDD, and the first switch SWx is switched to an on state in response to that the first power supply voltage Vx has reached a sufficient voltage, and then the second switch SW1 is switched to the on state in response to that the second power supply voltage VDD has reached a sufficient voltage.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 29, 2018
    Publication date: November 8, 2018
    Applicant: Renesas Electronics Corporation
    Inventors: Koichiro NOGUCHI, Koichi NOSE, Yoshifumi IKENAGA, Yoichi YOSHIDA
  • Patent number: 10033372
    Abstract: According to one embodiment, a semiconductor device includes: a first switch SWx which switches whether or not to supply a first power supply voltage Vx generated by accumulating a charge outputted from a power source 10, as a second power supply voltage VDD to a first circuit 13, and a second switch SW1 which switches whether or not to connect to the first circuit 13 a smoothing capacitor C1 which suppresses a fluctuation of the second power supply voltage VDD, and the first switch SWx is switched to an on state in response to that the first power supply voltage Vx has reached a sufficient voltage, and then the second switch SW1 is switched to the on state in response to that the second power supply voltage VDD has reached a sufficient voltage.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 11, 2015
    Date of Patent: July 24, 2018
    Assignee: Renesas Electronics Corporation
    Inventors: Koichiro Noguchi, Koichi Nose, Yoshifumi Ikenaga, Yoichi Yoshida
  • Publication number: 20180138468
    Abstract: A steel foil for an electrical storage device container, including a steel foil, a metal chromium layer layered on the steel foil, and a hydrated chromium oxide layer layered on the metal chromium layer, in which the concentration of Fe from a surface of the hydrated chromium oxide layer to a depth of 10 nm is less than 10% by mass, the area ratio of a site having an arithmetic mean roughness Ra of 10 nm or more in a visual field of 1 ?m at the surface of the hydrated chromium oxide layer is less than 20%, and a site having an arithmetic mean roughness Ra of less than 10 nm in a visual field of 1 ?m has an arithmetic mean roughness Ra of 3 nm or less in a visual field of 1 ?m at the surface of the hydrated chromium oxide layer, is adopted.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 7, 2016
    Publication date: May 17, 2018
    Applicants: Nippon Steel & Sumitomo Metal Corporation, Nippon Steel & Sumikin Materials Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Masaharu IBARAGI, Koichi NOSE, Yasuto GOTO, Nobuo KADOWAKI, Hiroto UNNO
  • Publication number: 20180083494
    Abstract: A power supply device includes a plurality of power sources each including an antenna and an AC/DC conversion unit that converts an AC signal received by the antenna to a DC signal, a plurality of consolidating units each including a first consolidating circuit that selectively consolidates a plurality of DC signals supplied by the plurality of power sources, and a power supply unit that includes a second consolidating circuit that selectively consolidates DC signals output from the plurality of consolidating units, and a first voltage conversion circuit that converts a DC signal resulting from consolidation in the second consolidating circuit, to a predetermined voltage.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 29, 2017
    Publication date: March 22, 2018
    Inventors: Koichiro NOGUCHI, Koichi NOSE, Yoshifumi IKENAGA, Yoichi YOSHIDA
  • Patent number: 9905817
    Abstract: A resin-metal composite sealed container having a heat seal part using a heat-sealing resin, between an end part of a first metal foil and an end part of a second metal foil, and a metallically sealed part with a weld bead, on the end face outside the heat sealed part of the first metal foil and the second metal foil. The resin-metal composite sealed container, wherein the melting point of the metal constituting the metal foil is higher by 300° C. or more than the thermal decomposition temperature of the heat-sealing resin, the specific gravity of the metal constituting the metal foil is 5 or more, and the weld bead is formed by a laser welding.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 21, 2013
    Date of Patent: February 27, 2018
    Assignees: NIPPON STEEL & SUMIKIN MATERIALS CO., LTD., HONDA MOTOR CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Koichi Nose, Jun Nakatsuka, Yutaka Matsuzawa, Yu Murai
  • Patent number: 9906669
    Abstract: A scanning system according to the present invention includes an image acquisition unit that acquires a plurality of pieces of image information generated by continuously scanning a medium to be scanned, a path calculation unit that calculates a path of scanning the medium based on the plurality of pieces of image information acquired by the image acquisition unit, a processing method determination unit that determines a processing method of the plurality of pieces of image information in accordance with a path calculated by the path calculation unit, and a processing unit that processes the plurality of pieces of image information by a processing method determined by the processing method determination unit and converts the plurality of pieces of image information into information in a form corresponding to the processing method.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 22, 2016
    Date of Patent: February 27, 2018
    Assignee: Renesas Electronics Corporation
    Inventors: Kenichiro Hijioka, Koichi Nose, Shunsuke Okumura
  • Patent number: 9906079
    Abstract: There is a problem in the prior semiconductor devices that energy recovery efficiency is low. According to one embodiment of the present invention, a power supply circuit includes an alternating-current signal synthesis unit including a plurality of alternating-current coupling elements having primary sides to which respective input alternating-current signals are input and secondary sides connected in series with each other, and a control circuit that outputs an input selection signal specifying a combination of the input alternating-current signals to be synthesized. The control circuit generates the input selection signal so as to maximize the output alternating-current signal synthesized by the alternating-current synthesis signal unit.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 25, 2014
    Date of Patent: February 27, 2018
    Assignee: RENESAS ELECTRONICS CORPORATION
    Inventors: Koichiro Noguchi, Koichi Nose, Yoshifumi Ikenaga, Yoichi Yoshida