Patents by Inventor Mamoru Miyachi

Mamoru Miyachi 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: 11314079
    Abstract: Provided is an optical deflector that detects an arbitrary deflection angle of a mirror part while avoiding the increase in the length of an optical sensor for detection of the deflection angle. An optical deflector 3 comprises: a mirror part 30 that has a flat reflection surface 38 and a grooved reflection surface 39, each of the flat reflection surface 38 and the grooved reflection surface 39 reflecting an incident light; and an actuator 32a to 32d that reciprocally turns the mirror part 30 about a rotation axis 36. The grooved reflection surface 39 has a plurality of longitudinal grooves 41 that extends parallel to the rotation axis 36. Each longitudinal groove 41 has a facing inclination surface 42a, 42b that is parallel to the rotation axis 36 and that has at least an opening-side portion of a facing inclination surface of a V-groove.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 2, 2020
    Date of Patent: April 26, 2022
    Assignee: STANLEY ELECTRIC CO., LTD.
    Inventor: Mamoru Miyachi
  • Patent number: 11137594
    Abstract: There is provided an irradiation apparatus 1 including a laser light source 6, a light deflector 7, and a control unit 8. The light deflector 7 has a piezoelectric actuator 74 that include a plurality of piezoelectric cantilevers 79 in a meandering pattern arrangement. In the control unit 8, the driving voltage control unit 14 stops supplying a driving voltage to some piezoelectric cantilevers 79 when a designated drawing area designated by the drawing area designating unit 15 is an upper drawing area Fu and a lower drawing area Fd that are partial drawing areas.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 17, 2019
    Date of Patent: October 5, 2021
    Assignee: STANLEY ELECTRIC CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Makoto Sakurai, Mamoru Miyachi
  • Publication number: 20200386987
    Abstract: Provided is an optical deflector that detects an arbitrary deflection angle of a mirror part while avoiding the increase in the length of an optical sensor for detection of the deflection angle. An optical deflector 3 comprises: a mirror part 30 that has a flat reflection surface 38 and a grooved reflection surface 39, each of the flat reflection surface 38 and the grooved reflection surface 39 reflecting an incident light; and an actuator 32a to 32d that reciprocally turns the mirror part 30 about a rotation axis 36. The grooved reflection surface 39 has a plurality of longitudinal grooves 41 that extends parallel to the rotation axis 36. Each longitudinal groove 41 has a facing inclination surface 42a, 42b that is parallel to the rotation axis 36 and that has at least an opening-side portion of a facing inclination surface of a V-groove.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 2, 2020
    Publication date: December 10, 2020
    Applicant: STANLEY ELECTRIC CO., LTD.
    Inventor: Mamoru MIYACHI
  • Publication number: 20200026067
    Abstract: There is provided an irradiation apparatus 1 including a laser light source 6, a light deflector 7, and a control unit 8. The light deflector 7 has a piezoelectric actuator 74 that include a plurality of piezoelectric cantilevers 79 in a meandering pattern arrangement. In the control unit 8, the driving voltage control unit 14 stops supplying a driving voltage to some piezoelectric cantilevers 79 when a designated drawing area designated by the drawing area designating unit 15 is an upper drawing area Fu and a lower drawing area Fd that are partial drawing areas.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 17, 2019
    Publication date: January 23, 2020
    Inventors: Makoto Sakurai, Mamoru Miyachi
  • Publication number: 20190189896
    Abstract: A piezoelectric actuator is formed like a rectangular flat plate, and includes a substrate layer, a lower electrode layer, a piezoelectric layer, and an upper electrode layer formed in this order from bottom to top in a thickness direction. The upper electrode layer is constituted of a plurality of electrode segments separated in a surface direction, and connection wires connecting the electrode segments which are adjoining in the surface direction.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 17, 2018
    Publication date: June 20, 2019
    Applicant: STANLEY ELECTRIC CO., LTD.
    Inventor: Mamoru MIYACHI
  • Patent number: 10276766
    Abstract: The light-emitting device of the present invention includes: a support; a plurality of light-emitting elements arranged in a row on the support; and a conductor trace portion configured from a plurality of conductor traces which extend on the support from one end portion of the row to the other end portion of the row which are each electrically connected to each of the plurality of light-emitting elements. Each of the plurality of conductor traces is configured such that the trace width in the direction of extension in a region under one light-emitting element to which the conductor trace is electrically connected is greater than the trace width in a region extending in the direction of extension side by side with a conductor trace connected to a light-emitting element disposed closer to the one end portion than the one light-emitting element is.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 21, 2017
    Date of Patent: April 30, 2019
    Assignee: STANLEY ELECTRIC CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Ryosuke Kawai, Mamoru Miyachi
  • Patent number: 9947833
    Abstract: A semiconductor light-emitting element comprises: a semiconductor structure layer including a first semiconductor layer having a first conductivity type, a light-emitting layer and a second semiconductor layer having a second conductivity type opposite to the first conductivity type being laminated in sequence; a first electrode including a first electrode layer formed on the first semiconductor layer and a first contact electrode connected to the first electrode layer at a position displaced from a center of the first electrode layer in an intra-layer direction of the first electrode layer; and a second electrode extending through the first electrode layer, the first semiconductor layer and the light-emitting layer and being connected to the second semiconductor layer.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 17, 2016
    Date of Patent: April 17, 2018
    Assignee: STANLEY ELECTRIC CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Ryosuke Kawai, Mamoru Miyachi
  • Publication number: 20170309801
    Abstract: The light-emitting device of the present invention includes: a support; a plurality of light-emitting elements arranged in a row on the support; and a conductor trace portion configured from a plurality of conductor traces which extend on the support from one end portion of the row to the other end portion of the row which are each electrically connected to each of the plurality of light-emitting elements. Each of the plurality of conductor traces is configured such that the trace width in the direction of extension in a region under one light-emitting element to which the conductor trace is electrically connected is greater than the trace width in a region extending in the direction of extension side by side with a conductor trace connected to a light-emitting element disposed closer to the one end portion than the one light-emitting element is.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 21, 2017
    Publication date: October 26, 2017
    Applicant: STANLEY ELECTRIC CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Ryosuke KAWAI, Mamoru MIYACHI
  • Patent number: 9739458
    Abstract: A light-emitting diode apparatus includes a support substrate; and a light-emitting diode array formed of multiple light-emitting diodes arranged two-dimensionally on the support substrate, constituting a light distribution center having a highest brightness in the light-emitting diode array, wherein the multiple light-emitting diodes are divided into a plurality of control units, drive currents of which can be individually controlled, wherein the plurality of control units include a plurality of composite control units in each of which a plurality of light-emitting diodes are connected in series, and wherein among the plurality of light-emitting diodes in each of the composite control units, a light-emitting diode which is positioned farther from the light distribution center has a larger light-emitting area than that of a light-emitting diode which is positioned nearer from the light distribution center.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 9, 2015
    Date of Patent: August 22, 2017
    Assignee: STANLEY ELECTRIC CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Mamoru Miyachi, Ryosuke Kawai
  • Patent number: 9680063
    Abstract: A semiconductor light-emitting device comprises an optical semiconductor multilayer disposed above a support substrate, which has a structure in which a first semiconductor layer having a first conductivity type, an active layer having light emitting properties, and a second semiconductor layer having a second conductivity type different from the first conductivity type are sequentially stacked from the support substrate side, in which a groove, which has a height exceeding at least the active layer from the support substrate side, is formed along an outer edge of the optical semiconductor multilayer, and which includes an external region being a region further outside than the groove, an inner region being a region further inside than the groove, and a connection region corresponding to a region where the groove is provided, in plan view.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 2, 2016
    Date of Patent: June 13, 2017
    Assignee: STANLEY ELECTRIC CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Mamoru Miyachi, Noriko Nihei
  • Patent number: 9560706
    Abstract: A lightening apparatus includes light-emitting elements arranged in a matrix. One of the light-emitting elements is located at each intersection between at least two first reference voltage lines and “n” first drive voltage lines. A first reference voltage driver time-divisionally switches the first reference voltage lines. A first drive voltage driver supplies first luminous drive voltages to the first drive voltage lines. One of the light-emitting elements is located at each intersection between at least one second reference voltage line and “n” second drive voltage lines. A second reference voltage driver switches the second reference voltage line. A second drive voltage driver supplies second luminous drive voltages to the second drive voltage lines.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 12, 2015
    Date of Patent: January 31, 2017
    Assignee: STANLEY ELECTRIC CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Koji Matsumoto, Mamoru Miyachi, Yasuyuki Shibata
  • Publication number: 20160343907
    Abstract: A semiconductor light-emitting element comprises: a semiconductor structure layer including a first semiconductor layer having a first conductivity type, a light-emitting layer and a second semiconductor layer having a second conductivity type opposite to the first conductivity type being laminated in sequence; a first electrode including a first electrode layer formed on the first semiconductor layer and a first contact electrode connected to the first electrode layer at a position displaced from a center of the first electrode layer in an intra-layer direction of the first electrode layer; and a second electrode extending through the first electrode layer, the first semiconductor layer and the light-emitting layer and being connected to the second semiconductor layer.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 17, 2016
    Publication date: November 24, 2016
    Applicant: STANLEY ELECTRIC CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Ryosuke KAWAI, Mamoru MIYACHI
  • Publication number: 20160336479
    Abstract: A semiconductor light-emitting device comprises an optical semiconductor multilayer disposed above a support substrate, which has a structure in which a first semiconductor layer having a first conductivity type, an active layer having light emitting properties, and a second semiconductor layer having a second conductivity type different from the first conductivity type are sequentially stacked from the support substrate side, in which a groove, which has a height exceeding at least the active layer from the support substrate side, is formed along an outer edge of the optical semiconductor multilayer, and which includes an external region being a region further outside than the groove, an inner region being a region further inside than the groove, and a connection region corresponding to a region where the groove is provided, in plan view.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 2, 2016
    Publication date: November 17, 2016
    Applicant: STANLEY ELECTRIC CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Mamoru MIYACHI, Noriko NIHEI
  • Publication number: 20160144771
    Abstract: A light-emitting diode apparatus includes a support substrate; and a light-emitting diode array formed of multiple light-emitting diodes arranged two-dimensionally on the support substrate, constituting a light distribution center having a highest brightness in the light-emitting diode array, wherein the multiple light-emitting diodes are divided into a plurality of control units, drive currents of which can be individually controlled, wherein the plurality of control units include a plurality of composite control units in each of which a plurality of light-emitting diodes are connected in series, and wherein among the plurality of light-emitting diodes in each of the composite control units, a light-emitting diode which is positioned farther from the light distribution center has a larger light-emitting area than that of a light-emitting diode which is positioned nearer from the light distribution center.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 9, 2015
    Publication date: May 26, 2016
    Applicant: STANLEY ELECTRIC CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Mamoru MIYACHI, Ryosuke KAWAI
  • Patent number: 9349908
    Abstract: Provided are a highly reliable semiconductor light-emitting element having uniform protrusions that are arranged regularly and have the same size and a method of producing the same. The method of producing a semiconductor light-emitting element according to the present invention includes: forming a mask layer having a plurality of openings that are arranged at equal intervals along a crystal axis of a semiconductor structure layer on the surface of the semiconductor structure layer; performing a plasma treatment on the surface of the semiconductor structure layer exposed from the openings in the mask layer; removing the mask layer; and wet-etching the surface of the semiconductor structure layer to form protrusions on the surface of the semiconductor structure layer.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 5, 2014
    Date of Patent: May 24, 2016
    Assignee: STANLEY ELECTRIC CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Takanobu Akagi, Tatsuma Saito, Mamoru Miyachi
  • Publication number: 20160118547
    Abstract: A light-emitting device of the present invention includes a plurality of first mounting bonding layers that are formed of a metal on a mounting substrate and disposed separately from each other in an island shape, and a plurality of light-emitting elements that are provided on the first mounting bonding layers, respectively. Each of the light-emitting elements includes a columnar support that is mounted on the first mounting bonding layer, and a light-emitting unit that is located on the top face of the support. Each of the supports has a protrusion at a portion closer to the top face on a side face of the support.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 16, 2015
    Publication date: April 28, 2016
    Applicant: STANLEY ELECTRIC CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Ryosuke KAWAI, Mamoru MIYACHI
  • Publication number: 20160087149
    Abstract: A semiconductor light-emitting device includes a semiconductor laminate containing an n-type layer, a light-emitting layer, and a p-type layer, via holes penetrating the p-type and the light-emitting layers exposing the n-type layer, a p-side electrode extending on the p-type layer and having light reflectivity, which is separated from each of the boundary edges of the p-type layer and the plurality of via holes, an insulating layer which covers via hole side surfaces and extends on the p-type layer, and which extends on the boundary edge portion of the p-side electrode, and n-side electrodes which are electrically connected to the n-type layer at the bottoms of the via holes, which are led above the p-type layer and the p-side electrode with the insulating layer intervening therebetween, which overlap the p-side electrode without gaps, in a plan view, and which have light reflectivity.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 30, 2015
    Publication date: March 24, 2016
    Applicant: STANLEY ELECTRIC CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Mamoru MIYACHI, Tatsuma SAITO
  • Publication number: 20160027956
    Abstract: Provided are a highly reliable semiconductor light-emitting element having uniform protrusions that are arranged regularly and have the same size and a method of producing the same. The method of producing a semiconductor light-emitting element according to the present invention includes: forming a mask layer having a plurality of openings that are arranged at equal intervals along a crystal axis of a semiconductor structure layer on the surface of the semiconductor structure layer; performing a plasma treatment on the surface of the semiconductor structure layer exposed from the openings in the mask layer; removing the mask layer; and wet-etching the surface of the semiconductor structure layer to form protrusions on the surface of the semiconductor structure layer.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 5, 2014
    Publication date: January 28, 2016
    Applicant: STANLEY ELECTRIC CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Takanobu AKAGI, Tatsuma SAITO, Mamoru MIYACHI
  • Patent number: 9231163
    Abstract: A semiconductor light emitting apparatus includes semiconductor lamination of n-type layer, active layer, and p-type layer; recess penetrating the lamination from the p-type layer and exposing the n-type layer; n-side electrode formed on the n-type layer at the bottom of the recess and extending upward above the p-type layer; a p-side electrode formed on the p-type layer and having an opening surrounding the recess in plan view, the n-side electrode extending from inside to above the recess; and an insulating layer disposed between the p-side and the n-side electrodes on the p-type layer, the p-side electrode constituting a reflective electrode reflecting light incident from the active layer, the n-side electrode including a reflective electrode layer covering the opening in plan view and reflects light incident from the emission layer side, the reflective electrode layer having peripheral portion overlapping peripheral portion of the p-side electrode in plan view.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 21, 2014
    Date of Patent: January 5, 2016
    Assignee: STANLEY ELECTRIC CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Mamoru Miyachi, Tatsuma Saito, Takako Hayashi, Yusuke Yokobayashi, Takanobu Akagi, Ryosuke Kawai
  • Publication number: 20150245428
    Abstract: A lightening apparatus includes light-emitting elements arranged in a matrix. One of the light-emitting elements is located at each intersection between at least two first reference voltage lines and “m” first drive voltage lines. A first reference voltage driver time-divisionally switches the first reference voltage lines. A first drive voltage driver supplies first luminous drive voltages to the first drive voltage lines. One of the light-emitting elements is located at each intersection between at least one second reference voltage line and “m” second drive voltage lines. A second reference voltage driver switches the second reference voltage line. A second drive voltage driver supplies second luminous drive voltages to the second drive voltage lines.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 12, 2015
    Publication date: August 27, 2015
    Inventors: Koji MATSUMOTO, Mamoru MIYACHI, Yasuyuki SHIBATA