Patents by Inventor Makoto Uchida

Makoto Uchida 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: 20210313384
    Abstract: A detection device comprising: an insulating substrate; a plurality of gate lines that are provided on the insulating substrate, and extend in a first direction; a plurality of signal lines that are provided on the insulating substrate, and extend in a second direction intersecting the first direction; a switching element coupled to each of the gate lines and each of the signal lines; a first photoelectric conversion element that comprises a first semiconductor layer containing amorphous silicon, and is coupled to the switching element; and a second photoelectric conversion element that comprises a second semiconductor layer containing polysilicon, and is coupled to the switching element.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 16, 2021
    Publication date: October 7, 2021
    Inventors: Masahiro TADA, Makoto UCHIDA, Takashi NAKAMURA
  • Publication number: 20210273014
    Abstract: According to an aspect, a detection device includes: an insulating substrate; a plurality of photoelectric conversion elements that are arranged in a detection area of the insulating substrate, and each of which is configured to receive light and output a signal corresponding to the received light; a first switching element that is provided for each photoelectric conversion element and includes a first semiconductor, a source electrode, and a drain electrode; and an inorganic insulating layer provided between the photoelectric conversion element and the first switching element in a normal direction of the insulating substrate.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 18, 2021
    Publication date: September 2, 2021
    Inventors: Makoto UCHIDA, Takanori TSUNASHIMA
  • Patent number: 11108070
    Abstract: A method for forming an electrode catalyst layer by putting catalyst ink within an insulative container having a conductive nozzle in communication with the interior of the container and applying an electrospray voltage to the nozzle to cause electrospray of the catalyst ink through the tip end of the nozzle and thereby to form an electrode catalyst layer, the method includes preparing catalyst ink containing a mixture of at least electrode catalyst, polymer electrolyte binder and volatile organic compound and/or water, putting the catalyst ink within the container with a space remaining inside thereof and air-tightly sealing the container, and electrospraying with the space inside of the air-tightly sealed container being conditioned to have a negative pressure of a level at which the catalyst ink cannot drip off from the nozzle.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 18, 2019
    Date of Patent: August 31, 2021
    Assignee: UNIVERSITY OF YAMANASHI
    Inventors: Makoto Uchida, Katsuyoshi Kakinuma
  • Publication number: 20210240963
    Abstract: A fingerprint detection device includes a substrate, a plurality of photoelectric conversion elements that are provided to the substrate and each output a signal corresponding to light emitted thereto, a plurality of signal lines coupled to the photoelectric conversion elements, a detection circuit that is electrically coupled to the photoelectric conversion elements through the signal lines, and a signal line selection circuit that switches the number of the signal lines to be coupled to the one detection circuit.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 19, 2021
    Publication date: August 5, 2021
    Applicant: Japan Display Inc.
    Inventors: Takashi NAKAMURA, Makoto UCHIDA, Takanori TSUNASHIMA, Hirofumi KATO, Akio TAKIMOTO
  • Publication number: 20210149257
    Abstract: According to one embodiment, a display device includes a first insulating layer, a first source line and a second source line, an organic insulating layer including a contact hole, a drain electrode located on the first insulating layer and exposed from the organic insulating layer in the contact hole, a conductive material covering the drain electrode in the contact hole, a second insulating layer located on the organic insulating layer, and a pixel electrode located above the second insulating layer and in the contact hole, and electrically connected to the drain electrode, the conductive material being in contact with the first insulating layer exposed from the organic insulating layer in the contact hole.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 29, 2021
    Publication date: May 20, 2021
    Inventor: Makoto UCHIDA
  • Publication number: 20210012082
    Abstract: A fingerprint detection apparatus comprising: an insulating substrate; a plurality of photoelectric conversion elements arrayed in a detection region of the insulating substrate, each of the photoelectric conversion elements configured to output a signal in accordance with light incident on each of the photoelectric conversion elements; first switching element, each corresponding to each of the photoelectric conversion elements and including a first semiconductor made of oxide semiconductor; a plurality of gate lines coupled with the first switching elements and extending in a first direction; a plurality of signal lines coupled with the first switching elements and extending in a second direction intersecting the first direction; and a gate line drive circuit including a second switching element that includes a second semiconductor made of polycrystalline silicone, the gate line drive circuit being provided in a peripheral region outside the detection region and configured to drive the gate lines.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 25, 2020
    Publication date: January 14, 2021
    Inventors: Makoto UCHIDA, Takanori TSUNASHIMA, Masahiro TADA, Tomoyuki ITO, Takashi NAKAMURA
  • Publication number: 20200381472
    Abstract: According to one embodiment, an optical sensor device includes an insulating substrate, a first conductive layer and an optical sensor element disposed between the insulating substrate and the first conductive layer. The optical sensor element is electrically connected to the first conductive layer and covered by the first conductive layer. The optical sensor element includes a first semiconductor layer formed of an oxide semiconductor and controls an amount of charge flowing to the first conductive layer according to an amount of incident light to the first semiconductor layer.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 21, 2020
    Publication date: December 3, 2020
    Applicant: Japan Display Inc.
    Inventors: Takanori TSUNASHIMA, Masashi Tsubuku, Makoto Uchida
  • Publication number: 20200243872
    Abstract: The carrier metal catalyst achieves suppression of internal resistance of a fuel cell. A carrier metal catalyst includes: a carrier powder; and metal fine particles supported on the carrier powder; wherein: the carrier powder is an aggregates of carrier fine particles; the carrier fine particles includes a chained portion structured by a plurality of crystallites being fusion bonded to form a chain; the carrier fine particles include titanium oxide; the carrier fine particles are doped with an element having a valence different from a valence of titanium; the titanium oxide of the carrier powder has an anatase phase/rutile phase ratio of 0.2 or lower; the metal fine particles have a mean particle size of 3 to 10 nm; the metal fine particles include platinum; and a cell resistance measured under standard conditions of a fuel cell prepared using the carrier metal catalyst is 0.090 ?·cm2 or lower.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 28, 2020
    Publication date: July 30, 2020
    Applicant: UNIVERSITY OF YAMANASHI
    Inventors: Katsuyoshi KAKINUMA, Makoto UCHIDA, Akihiro IIYAMA
  • Patent number: 10692305
    Abstract: A storage condition setting device searches, from among a plurality of ECUs that reside within an in-vehicle network, for a target ECU corresponding to a diagnostic item that is input to an input unit. In the case that such a target ECU exists, the storage condition setting device acquires from the target ECU equipment information of a vehicle related to storage conditions that correspond to the diagnostic item, and selects and sets as storage condition data in the target ECU only those items that correspond to the equipment information from among the storage conditions.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 14, 2016
    Date of Patent: June 23, 2020
    Assignee: HONDA MOTOR CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Tetsuya Ohno, Makoto Uchida
  • Patent number: 10693146
    Abstract: Provided is a method for efficiently manufacturing fine metal particles applicable as a fuel cell electrode catalyst. Provided is a method of manufacturing fine metal particles, including the step of: a hydrogen bubbling step to perform bubbling to a reaction solution, wherein: the reaction solution is prepared by allowing seeds of fine metal particles in a dispersed state and a water soluble noble metal precursor to co-exist in a water-containing solvent; and the bubbling is performed with a reaction gas containing a hydrogen gas, is provided.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 16, 2014
    Date of Patent: June 23, 2020
    Assignee: University of Yamanashi
    Inventors: Masahiro Watanabe, Hiroyuki Uchida, Hiroshi Yano, Makoto Uchida
  • Patent number: 10670932
    Abstract: According to one embodiment, a display device comprises an insulating substrate, a pixel in a display area, a scanning line extending in a first direction, a signal line extending in a second direction, a shield line between the insulating substrate and the scanning line, a pixel electrode in the pixel, and a first switching element including a first semiconductor layer. The first semiconductor layer is provided between the scanning line and the shield line, and comprises an intersection area in which the first semiconductor layer intersects the scanning line. The shield line overlaps the intersection area, and is electrically connected to the scanning line through a contact portion.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 15, 2019
    Date of Patent: June 2, 2020
    Assignee: Japan Display Inc.
    Inventor: Makoto Uchida
  • Publication number: 20200164349
    Abstract: A carrier powder is thermodynamically stable and conductivity can be easily provided thereto. A carrier powder includes an aggregate of carrier fine particles; wherein: the carrier fine particles include a chained portion structured by fusion bonding a plurality of crystallites into a chain; the carrier fine particles contain titanium oxide; and a ratio of anatase phase/rutile phase of the titanium oxide of the carrier powder is 0.2 or lower.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 18, 2018
    Publication date: May 28, 2020
    Applicant: UNIVERSITY OF YAMANASHI
    Inventors: Katsuyoshi KAKINUMA, Makoto UCHIDA, Akihiro IIYAMA
  • Patent number: 10627686
    Abstract: According to one embodiment, a display device comprises an insulating substrate, a pixel in a display area, a scanning line extending in a first direction, a signal line extending in a second direction, a shield line between the insulating substrate and the scanning line, a pixel electrode in the pixel, and a first switching element including a first semiconductor layer. The first semiconductor layer is provided between the scanning line and the shield line, and comprises an intersection area in which the first semiconductor layer intersects the scanning line. The shield line overlaps the intersection area, and is electrically connected to the scanning line through a contact portion.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 15, 2019
    Date of Patent: April 21, 2020
    Assignee: Japan Display Inc.
    Inventor: Makoto Uchida
  • Patent number: 10522573
    Abstract: According to one embodiment, a display device includes a pixel, a scanning line, a signal line, a pixel electrode, a first switching element, and a capacitance line producing capacitance together with the pixel electrode. The first switching element includes a first semiconductor layer connected to the signal line and the pixel electrode, and a first gate electrode opposed to the first semiconductor layer and connected to the scanning line. The capacitance line includes a first portion opposed to the scanning line and extending in an extension direction of the scanning line, a second portion connected to the first portion and opposed to the pixel electrode.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 1, 2019
    Date of Patent: December 31, 2019
    Assignee: Japan Display Inc.
    Inventors: Makoto Uchida, Takanori Tsunashima
  • Patent number: 10490827
    Abstract: To spread the use of catalysts for fuel cells, there is a demand to develop a catalyst that uses less Pt and has a high power generation efficiency. An electrode catalyst includes a support particle containing a metal oxide and a precious-metal alloy supported on the support particle. The support particle includes multiple branches, a hole between the branches, and a pore. The pore is surrounded by the branches and the hole. The precious-metal alloy includes a precious metal element and at least one or more transition elements.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 28, 2017
    Date of Patent: November 26, 2019
    Assignee: UNIVERSITY OF YAMANASHI
    Inventors: Katsuyoshi Kakinuma, Makoto Uchida, Akihiro Iiyama
  • Patent number: 10471420
    Abstract: The present invention provides a cation exchange resin, and a cation exchange membrane and an electrolyte membrane for a fuel cell using the same. The cation exchange resin comprises a divalent hydrophobic unit; and a divalent hydrophilic unit having divalent hydrophilic groups which are repeated via carbon-carbon bond. The divalent hydrophilic groups being composed of one aromatic ring, or being composed of a plurality of aromatic rings which are bonded to each other via a divalent hydrocarbon group, a divalent silicon-containing group, a divalent nitrogen-containing group, a divalent phosphorus-containing group, a divalent oxygen-containing group, a divalent sulfur-containing group, or carbon-carbon bond, and at least one of the aromatic rings having a cation exchange group; wherein the hydrophobic unit and the hydrophilic unit are bonded to each other via carbon-carbon bond.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 29, 2016
    Date of Patent: November 12, 2019
    Assignees: UNIVERSITY OF YAMANASHI, TAKAHATA PRECISION CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Kenji Miyatake, Makoto Uchida, Jyunpei Miyake, Takashi Mochizuki, Hideaki Ono, Manai Shimada, Naoki Yokota, Natsumi Yoshimura
  • Publication number: 20190341639
    Abstract: A method for forming an electrode catalyst layer by putting catalyst ink within an insulative container having a conductive nozzle in communication with the interior of the container and applying an electrospray voltage to the nozzle to cause electrospray of the catalyst ink through the tip end of the nozzle and thereby to form an electrode catalyst layer, the method includes preparing catalyst ink containing a mixture of at least electrode catalyst, polymer electrolyte binder and volatile organic compound and/or water, putting the catalyst ink within the container with a space remaining inside thereof and air-tightly sealing the container, and electrospraying with the space inside of the air-tightly sealed container being conditioned to have a negative pressure of a level at which the catalyst ink cannot drip off from the nozzle.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 18, 2019
    Publication date: November 7, 2019
    Inventors: Makoto UCHIDA, Katsuyoshi Kakinuma
  • Publication number: 20190288297
    Abstract: A membrane-electrode assembly including a catalyst layer that includes a catalyst-supporting carrier in which a catalyst is supported on a carrier made of an inorganic oxide, and a highly hydrophobic substance having a higher degree of hydrophobicity than the inorganic oxide, the catalyst layer being formed on at least one surface of a polymer electrolyte membrane. It is preferable that, in the membrane-electrode assembly, the degree of hydrophobicity of the highly hydrophobic substance is from 0.5 vol % to 45 vol % at 25° C., the degree of hydrophobicity being defined as a concentration of methanol (vol %) when a light transmittance of a dispersion obtained by dispersing the highly hydrophobic substance in a mixed solution of water and methanol reaches 80%.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 6, 2019
    Publication date: September 19, 2019
    Inventors: Koji TANIGUCHI, Masahiro WATANABE, Makoto UCHIDA, Katsuyoshi KAKINUMA
  • Patent number: 10381386
    Abstract: According to one embodiment, a display device includes a pixel, a scanning line, a signal line, a pixel electrode, a first switching element, and a capacitance line producing capacitance together with the pixel electrode. The first switching element includes a first semiconductor layer connected to the signal line and the pixel electrode, and a first gate electrode opposed to the first semiconductor layer and connected to the scanning line. The capacitance line includes a first portion opposed to the scanning line and extending in an extension direction of the scanning line, a second portion connected to the first portion and opposed to the pixel electrode.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 7, 2018
    Date of Patent: August 13, 2019
    Assignee: JAPAN DISPLAY INC.
    Inventors: Makoto Uchida, Takanori Tsunashima
  • Publication number: 20190243183
    Abstract: According to one embodiment, a display device comprises an insulating substrate, a pixel in a display area, a scanning line extending in a first direction, a signal line extending in a second direction, a shield line between the insulating substrate and the scanning line, a pixel electrode in the pixel, and a first switching element including a first semiconductor layer. The first semiconductor layer is provided between the scanning line and the shield line, and comprises an intersection area in which the first semiconductor layer intersects the scanning line. The shield line overlaps the intersection area, and is electrically connected to the scanning line through a contact portion.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 15, 2019
    Publication date: August 8, 2019
    Applicant: Japan Display Inc.
    Inventor: Makoto UCHIDA