Patents by Inventor Makoto Saito

Makoto Saito 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: 20210364726
    Abstract: A downsized lens apparatus in which a degree of freedom in arrangement is improved is provided. A lens apparatus comprises: a first operation member configured to move an optical element along an optical axis direction; a first elastic member configured to transmit a force to the first operation member; a pressing member configured to change a force applied to the first elastic member according to the movement along the optical axis direction; a second operation member configured to move the pressing member along the optical axis direction; and a fixed element configuring at least a part of an exterior unit, wherein the pressing member is movably held by the fixed element along the optical axis direction, and the second operation member is rotatably held by the fixed element.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 13, 2021
    Publication date: November 25, 2021
    Inventors: Yusuke Saito, Makoto Hayakawa
  • Patent number: 11164726
    Abstract: A gas supply member according to an embodiment includes: a base material that has a gas flow path capable of flowing a gas from an upstream side to a downstream side, a main surface arranged on the downstream side of the gas flow path in a direction intersecting an extending direction of the gas flow path, and a discharge port connecting the gas flow path and the main surface; and a film that contains at least one of yttria, yttrium oxyfluoride, yttrium fluoride, alumina, and aluminum nitride and covers the main surface and a surface of the discharge port of the base material. The film covers the main surface and the surface of the discharge port such that a surface of the film does not have a surface orientation portion of which a normal intersects a normal of the main surface at 45° to 75°.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 15, 2019
    Date of Patent: November 2, 2021
    Assignee: Toshiba Memory Corporation
    Inventors: Tetsuyuki Matsumoto, Makoto Saito, Hisashi Hashiguchi
  • Publication number: 20210321929
    Abstract: The present disclosure provides a brain wave analysis device with a computation section configured to compute a first ratio and a second ratio from a spectrum obtained by performing frequency analysis on time-series data of brain waves measured at a predetermined location of a head of a subject.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 15, 2019
    Publication date: October 21, 2021
    Applicant: Mitsubishi Tanabe Pharma Corporation
    Inventors: Toshihiro Hosaka, Hiroshi Sato, Makoto Tamura, Ryuta Saito
  • Patent number: 11151115
    Abstract: It is provided an information linkage system, which is configured to allow a plurality of organizations to register and update data, and is formed of a computer including: a calculation device configured to execute predetermined calculation processing, to thereby implement the following functional modules; and a storage device accessible to the calculation device, the information linkage system comprising: an information linkage control module configured to receive a registration request for data, an update request for data, and an acquisition request for data from a plurality of external systems; an information linkage database in which data is allowed to be registered and updated; an information linkage database access module configured to access the information linkage database in response to a request received by the information linkage control module; and a reliability calculation module configured to calculate reliability information relating to the data stored in the information linkage database.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 11, 2020
    Date of Patent: October 19, 2021
    Assignee: Hitachi, Ltd.
    Inventors: Makoto Fuchiwaki, Jiyun Yoshihara, Shinichiro Saito, Tomoya Kuga, Kozo Kato
  • Patent number: 11150466
    Abstract: An optical system includes a first lens unit having positive refractive power, a second lens unit, and a third lens unit having negative refractive power arranged in order from an object side to an image side. The second lens unit moves in focusing, thereby changing a distance between adjacent lens units. The first lens unit includes a positive lens, and the third lens unit includes a negative lens. A focal length of the positive lens, a focal length of the negative lens, a focal length of the third lens unit, and a back focus of the optical system are appropriately set.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 15, 2018
    Date of Patent: October 19, 2021
    Assignee: CANON KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Shinichiro Saito, Makoto Nakahara, Suguru Inoue, Akira Mizuma, Masakazu Yamagishi
  • Publication number: 20210289290
    Abstract: A sound reproduction device of the present disclosure includes a detection device that detects an object in a detecting area, and a superdirective speaker that can output a sound. In the superdirective speaker, directivity is set for the detecting area. When the detection device detects the object in the detecting area, the superdirective speaker outputs a sound to the detecting area.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 28, 2021
    Publication date: September 16, 2021
    Inventors: Takao SAITO, Sumio TATE, Makoto TAKASHIRO, Yasunobu TSUKIO, Fumiyasu KONNO
  • Patent number: 11101707
    Abstract: This invention provides for a rare-earth permanent magnet-forming sintered body obtained by integrally sintering magnet material particles containing a rare-earth substance while shaping the magnet material particles, a rare-earth permanent magnet obtained by magnetizing the sintered body, and a rotary machine in which the permanent magnet is embedded.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 24, 2016
    Date of Patent: August 24, 2021
    Assignee: NITTO DENKO CORPORATION
    Inventors: Makoto Fujihara, Kenichi Fujikawa, Takashi Yamamoto, Shoichiro Saito
  • Patent number: 11101422
    Abstract: A pyroelectric infrared sensor device comprising: a pyroelectric infrared sensor part (2); and a cover member (3). The pyroelectric infrared sensor part comprises: a pyroelectric element (21); a housing (24) that the pyroelectric element is placed inside of and comprises an opening at a position facing a light receiving surface of the pyroelectric element; and an infrared transmission filter (25) that is located to cover the opening of the housing. The cover member covers at least a top surface of the pyroelectric infrared sensor part. The infrared transmission filter transmits light equal to or greater than a wavelength of 1 ?m. The cover member has a property that a transmittance of infrared light having a wavelength of from 3 ?m to 5.5 ?m is equal to or greater than 10% and has a uniform material quality in an area corresponding to the top surface of the pyroelectric infrared sensor part.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 14, 2017
    Date of Patent: August 24, 2021
    Assignee: TOKIN CORPORATION
    Inventors: Shigemi Fujiwara, Makoto Kaneko, Masahiro Saito
  • Patent number: 11089846
    Abstract: A slide fastener-attached product includes a pair of element members and a fastener attached member having a pair of element attaching edge portions to which the element members are attached at positions. A fixing member includes an element holding portion and an extending portion extending further in one direction of a length direction than the element holding portion. The element member is fixed to the element attaching edge portion of the fastener attached member with a sewn portion for fixing of a sewing thread, and the extending portion of the fixing member is fixed to the element attaching edge portion with the sewn portion for fixing. A member attaching portion to which a component part of a separable rear end stop is attached is formed of a part including the extending portion. Thereby, a weight reduction and improvement of flexibility can be attained.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 6, 2017
    Date of Patent: August 17, 2021
    Assignee: YKK Corporation
    Inventors: Yoshiyuki Sho, Makoto Saito
  • Publication number: 20210070011
    Abstract: Provided is a foam sheet that can raise an electrostatic capacitance at the time of compression, and hence can improve sensitivity when used for an electrostatic capacitance sensor. The foam sheet includes: a foam layer; and a pressure-sensitive adhesive layer arranged on at least one side of the foam layer, wherein the foam sheet has a dielectric constant increase amount Q-P at 10% compression of 0.2 (F/m) or more, where P (F/m) represents a dielectric constant of the foam sheet immediately after the foam sheet has been left at rest under conditions of a temperature of 23° C. and a humidity of 50% for 2 hours, and Q (F/m) represents a dielectric constant of the foam sheet at a time when the foam sheet is compressed by 10% immediately after being left at rest under the conditions of a temperature of 23° C. and a humidity of 50% for 2 hours.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 17, 2018
    Publication date: March 11, 2021
    Inventors: Hideyuki TOKUYAMA, Makoto SAITO
  • Publication number: 20210060895
    Abstract: Provided is a foam sheet showing little change in dielectric constant even when exposed under a high-humidity condition. The foam sheet of the present invention includes: a foam layer; and a pressure-sensitive adhesive layer arranged on at least one side of the foam layer, wherein the foam sheet has an impact absorbability change amount [(Q?P)×100]/P of 10 (%) or less, where P (N) represents impact absorbability of the foam layer immediately after the foam sheet has been left at rest under conditions of a temperature of 23° C. and a humidity of 50% for 2 hours, and Q (N) represents impact absorbability of the foam layer immediately after the foam sheet has been left at rest under conditions of a temperature of 60° C. and a humidity of 95% for 24 hours.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 17, 2018
    Publication date: March 4, 2021
    Inventors: Hideyuki TOKUYAMA, Makoto SAITO
  • Publication number: 20210062049
    Abstract: Provided is a pressure-sensitive adhesive tape that is hard to see through even in the case where a tensile stress is applied thereto. The pressure-sensitive adhesive tape of the present invention includes: a base material layer; and a pressure-sensitive adhesive layer arranged on at least one side of the base material laver, wherein the pressure-sensitive adhesive tape has a total light transmittance T1 of 20% or less under a state of being elongated by a degree of elongation of 0%, and wherein the pressure-sensitive adhesive tape has a total light transmittance T2 of 30% or less under a state of being elongated by a degree of elongation of 100%.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 25, 2018
    Publication date: March 4, 2021
    Applicant: NITTO DENKO CORPORATION
    Inventors: Yusuke YAMANARI, Makoto SAITO, Naoaki HIGUCHI, Kenta JOZUKA
  • Patent number: 10905961
    Abstract: A user management server, a terminal, an information display system, a user management method, an information display method, a program, and an information storage medium are provided to enable a user to have less trouble than with existing techniques in registering users disclosing their real names. In response to a first operation to designate a user, a friend management data registration part registers the user as a user in a first relation involving disclosure of a nickname. In response to a second operation to designate a user already registered as a user in the first relation, the friend management data registration part registers the user as a user in a second relation involving disclosure of a real name as well. In response to a third operation to designate a user not registered as a user in the first relation, the friend management data registration part registers the user as a user in the first and the second relations.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 19, 2016
    Date of Patent: February 2, 2021
    Assignees: SONY CORPORATION, SONY INTERACTIVE ENTERTAINMENT INC.
    Inventors: Yuji Nakamura, Fumiaki Hisamatsu, Makoto Saito, Soushi Urakawa, Tatsuya Goto
  • Patent number: 10890180
    Abstract: An internal gear pump includes an outer rotor, an inner rotor, and a pump housing. The inner rotor is rotatably disposed inside the outer rotor having internal teeth, forms pump chambers between the outer rotor and the inner rotor, and has external teeth. The pump housing has an inhalation port, a discharge port, and a first notch formed within a first land surface that extends from an end of the inhalation port to an end of the discharge port. The first notch is formed along a projection trajectory obtained by projecting a trajectory of chip points on the first land surface, where each chip point is a middle point between a corresponding one of the internal teeth and a corresponding one of the external teeth at a location at which the internal and external teeth substantially face each other above the first land surface and are closest to each other.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 30, 2018
    Date of Patent: January 12, 2021
    Assignee: SUBARU CORPORATION
    Inventors: Shinya Horie, Katsuyuki Namiki, Atsushi Fujie, Makoto Saito
  • Patent number: 10863058
    Abstract: An image processing device includes: a first processing unit generating third image information about a third image which is a combined image of a first image and a second image, by using first image information about the first image and second image information about the second image, and outputting a first signal including the third image information synchronously with a first synchronization signal; a second processing unit outputting a second signal including the second image information, switching between a first state where the second signal is synchronized with the first synchronization signal and a second state where the second signal is synchronized with a second synchronization signal different from the first synchronization signal, based on a state of the input first synchronization signal; and an output unit having the first signal and the second inputted and selecting and outputting the first signal or the second signal.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 21, 2019
    Date of Patent: December 8, 2020
    Assignee: Seiko Epson Corporation
    Inventor: Makoto Saito
  • Publication number: 20200346439
    Abstract: Provided is a foam sheet showing little change in dielectric constant even when exposed under a high-humidity condition. The foam sheet of the present invention includes: a foam layer; and a pressure-sensitive adhesive layer arranged on at least one side of the foam layer, wherein the foam sheet has a dielectric constant change amount [(Y?X)×100]/X of 10(%) or less, where X (F/m) represents a dielectric constant of the foam layer immediately after the foam sheet has been left at rest under conditions of a temperature of 23° C. and a humidity of 50% for 2 hours, and Y (F/m) represents a dielectric constant of the foam layer immediately after the foam sheet has been left at rest under conditions of a temperature of 60° C. and a humidity of 95% for 24 hours.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 17, 2018
    Publication date: November 5, 2020
    Inventors: Hideyuki TOKUYAMA, Makoto SAITO
  • Publication number: 20200271282
    Abstract: A light-emitting element includes: a phosphor layer including phosphor (phosphor particles) of at least one type; a substrate which has a thermal conductivity higher than a thermal conductivity of the phosphor layer, the substrate having a principal surface above which the phosphor layer is disposed; and a joining part which is interposed between the phosphor layer and the substrate to join the phosphor layer and the substrate together with metal. An adhesion layer and a reflecting layer are interposed between the joining part and the phosphor layer, the adhesion layer being light-transmissive and on a principal surface of the phosphor layer which faces the substrate, the reflecting layer being on a principal surface of the adhesion layer which faces the substrate.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 10, 2016
    Publication date: August 27, 2020
    Applicant: PANASONIC INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY MANAGEMENT CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Takanori AKETA, Nobuyuki MIYAGAWA, Hironori KAMI, Makoto SAITO, Toshihiko SATO
  • Publication number: 20200258719
    Abstract: A gas supply member according to an embodiment includes: a base material that has a gas flow path capable of flowing a gas from an upstream side to a downstream side, a main surface arranged on the downstream side of the gas flow path in a direction intersecting an extending direction of the gas flow path, and a discharge port connecting the gas flow path and the main surface; and a film that contains at least one of yttria, yttrium oxyfluoride, yttrium fluoride, alumina, and aluminum nitride and covers the main surface and a surface of the discharge port of the base material. The film covers the main surface and the surface of the discharge port such that a surface of the film does not have a surface orientation portion of which a normal intersects a normal of the main surface at 45° to 75°.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 15, 2019
    Publication date: August 13, 2020
    Applicant: Toshiba Memory Corporation
    Inventors: Tetsuyuki MATSUMOTO, Makoto Saito, Hisashi Hashiguchi
  • Publication number: 20200232090
    Abstract: A substrate processing device and a processing system process substrates each having a magnetic layer individually and are provided with: a support unit for supporting a substrate; a heating unit for heating the substrate supported on the support unit; a cooling unit for cooling the substrate supported on the support unit; a magnet unit for generating a magnetic field; and a processing chamber accommodating the support unit, the heating unit, and the cooling unit. The magnet unit includes a first and a second end surface which extend in parallel. The first and the second end surface are opposite to each other while being spaced apart from each other. The first end surface corresponds to a first magnetic pole of the magnet unit. The second end surface corresponds to a second magnetic pole of the magnet unit. The processing chamber is disposed between the first and the second end surface.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 21, 2018
    Publication date: July 23, 2020
    Inventors: Hiroki MAEHARA, Naoki WATANABE, Toru ISHII, Kanto NAKAMURA, Makoto SAITO, David HURLEY, Ian COLGAN
  • Publication number: 20200224000
    Abstract: A resin sheet with a pressure-sensitive adhesive layer including the resin sheet. The resin sheet including a main surface A and a main surface B opposite to each other across a thickness “d”, where the resin sheet has a 50% compression load of 20 N/cm2 or less at 23±5° C. in a direction of the thickness “d”, which is measured in conformity with a method of measuring a compression hardness described in JIS K 6767:1999; where the resin sheet has a Poisson's ratio at 23° C. of 0.10 or less; and the resin sheet has a thickness recovery ratio of 40% or more when compressed by 20% in the direction of the thickness “d” at 23° C.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 7, 2018
    Publication date: July 16, 2020
    Applicant: NITTO DENKO CORPORATION
    Inventors: Yusuke YAMANARI, Makoto SAITO, Akira HIRAO, Kenji FURUTA