Patents by Inventor Masahiro Ito

Masahiro Ito 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: 20230030197
    Abstract: A beating spectroscopy device includes: first and second quantum cascade lasers; a quantum cascade detector; and a sample holder configured to hold a sample on an optical path between the second quantum cascade laser and the quantum cascade detector. Lights from the first and second quantum cascade lasers are detected by the quantum cascade detector while a wavelength of the light from the second quantum cascade laser is changed to scan a frequency of a beating signal having a frequency in accordance with a wavelength difference between the lights from the first and second quantum cascade lasers.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 16, 2022
    Publication date: February 2, 2023
    Applicant: HAMAMATSU PHOTONICS K.K.
    Inventors: Tatsuo DOUGAKIUCHI, Akio ITO, Masahiro HITAKA, Tadataka EDAMURA, Naota AKIKUSA
  • Publication number: 20230033535
    Abstract: Glasses are used to determine a color of each position of a face of a user by a computer system based on first image data (with-glasses face image) obtained by capturing an image of the user wearing the glasses, and second image data (no-glasses face image) obtained by capturing an image of the user without the glasses. The glasses include a position determination marker at a predetermined position and has a predetermined color (color pattern) at a predetermined position. The computer system determines the color of each position of the face of the user based on the first image data and the second image data using the marker and the color.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 18, 2021
    Publication date: February 2, 2023
    Applicant: ZOZO, Inc.
    Inventor: Masahiro ITO
  • Publication number: 20230019029
    Abstract: A vehicle is equipped with a hydrogen tank that stores hydrogen, a fuel cell that generates electricity from the hydrogen in the hydrogen tank, a filling device 4 that fills a fuel cell vehicle with the hydrogen stored in the hydrogen tank, and a charger with which electricity generated by the fuel cell is charged to an electric vehicle. Using the vehicle, hydrogen and electricity are delivered to the home of a user.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 30, 2022
    Publication date: January 19, 2023
    Applicant: Yazaki Corporation
    Inventors: Koji IKEGAYA, Masahiro ITO
  • Patent number: 11552251
    Abstract: The compound represented by formula (1): wherein A, B, R1, and R2 are as defined in the description, provides organic electroluminescence (EL) devices having a high emission efficiency when operated at low voltage and a long lifetime and electronic devices including such organic EL devices.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 13, 2017
    Date of Patent: January 10, 2023
    Assignee: IDEMITSU KOSAN CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Ryota Takahashi, Tomoki Kato, Hirokatsu Ito, Masahiro Kawamura, Masakazu Funahashi, Hiroyuki Saito, Yuichiro Kawamura, Yoshiaki Takahashi, Tetsuya Masuda, Hitoshi Kuma
  • Publication number: 20230005291
    Abstract: A photodiode array is provided and includes insulating substrate; photodiodes arrayed in detection region of insulating substrate, photodiodes configured to output signal in accordance with light incident on photodiodes; first switching elements corresponding to photodiodes and including first semiconductor made of oxide semiconductor; gate lines coupled with first switching elements and extending in first direction; signal lines coupled with first switching elements and extending in second direction intersecting first direction; and gate line drive circuit including second switching element that includes second semiconductor made of polycrystalline silicone, gate line drive circuit being provided in peripheral region outside detection region and configured to drive gate lines, wherein photodiodes includes translucent conductive layer that is cathode, and translucent conductive layer overlaps none of signal lines in plan view.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 8, 2022
    Publication date: January 5, 2023
    Inventors: Makoto UCHIDA, Takanori TSUNASHIMA, Masahiro TADA, Tomoyuki ITO, Takashi NAKAMURA
  • Patent number: 11542407
    Abstract: To provide a fluorinated ether compound, a fluorinated ether composition and a coating liquid capable of forming a surface layer excellent in initial water/oil repellency, fingerprint stain removability, abrasion resistance, light resistance and chemical resistance, an article having a surface layer, and a method for producing it. A fluorinated ether compound represented by A-O—(Rf1O)m—Rf2-Z1-Q1 (R1)b, wherein A is a C1-20 perfluoroalkyl group, Rf1 is a linear fluoroalkylene group, m is an integer of from 2 to 500, Rf2 is a linear fluoroalkylene group, Z1 is a single bond, —(CR2R3)c— (wherein R2 and R3 are a hydrogen atom, a C1-6 monovalent organic group or the like, and c is an integer of from 1 to 10), a specific bond or a bivalent organic group having a specific bond, Q1 is a group having a (b+1) valent ring, R1 is a monovalent organic group having at least one hydrolyzable silyl group, and b is an integer of at least 2.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 28, 2020
    Date of Patent: January 3, 2023
    Assignee: AGC Inc.
    Inventors: Taiki Hoshino, Keigo Matsuura, Eiichiro Anraku, Masahiro Ito, Hiromasa Yamamoto, Motoshi Aoyama, Yusuke Tomiyori, Yutaka Furukawa
  • Publication number: 20220417256
    Abstract: A communication control system includes: a state switching support apparatus including a processor; and a communication control apparatus to control communication to a protection target according to its state. The processor executes generating grid point data in which a grid point group representing exhaustive communications to the target is associated with states corresponding to grid points of the grid point group using previously collected data related to the communication; generating, by using the grid point data and data related to current communication, generating a state distribution representing a distribution of the states in a vicinity of a point represented by the data related to current communication in the grid point group; predicting a time when the state transitions to another state from a change in the state distribution from past to present; and transmitting an instruction to switch the state to the communication control apparatus at the predicted time.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 5, 2019
    Publication date: December 29, 2022
    Applicant: NIPPON TELEGRAPH AND TELEPHONE CORPORATION
    Inventors: Masahiro SHIRAISHI, Hiroki ITO, Asami MIYAJIMA, Yoshihito OSHIMA
  • Patent number: 11535048
    Abstract: There is provided an ultraviolet ray irradiating apparatus configured to cure an ultraviolet-curable ink discharged to an object, by a discharging head which is configured to move in a main scanning direction, in a state that the ultraviolet ray irradiating apparatus is moved in the main scanning direction. The ultraviolet ray irradiating apparatus includes a plurality of light emitting chips configured to emit an ultraviolet ray, the plurality of light emitting chips being arranged side by side with a first pitch in the main scanning direction and being arranged side by side with a second pitch smaller than the first pitch in a sub scanning direction orthogonal to the main scanning direction.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 12, 2021
    Date of Patent: December 27, 2022
    Assignee: Brother Kogyo Kabushiki Kaisha
    Inventors: Masahiro Noda, Atsushi Ito
  • Publication number: 20220406374
    Abstract: According to one embodiment, a memory device includes a first wiring line, a second wiring line, a memory cell connected between the first and second wiring lines, including a resistance change memory element having first and second resistance states, and a two-terminal switching element connected in series to the resistance change memory element, and a voltage application circuit which applies a write voltage signal having a first polarity and setting a desired resistance state to the resistance change memory element, to the memory cell, and applies, after the write voltage signal is applied to the memory cell, a second polarity voltage signal having a magnitude that prevents the two-terminal switching element from being set to the on-state, to the memory cell.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 13, 2021
    Publication date: December 22, 2022
    Applicant: Kioxia Corporation
    Inventors: Masahiro TAKAHASHI, Hiroshi ITO, Ryousuke TAKIZAWA
  • Patent number: 11530854
    Abstract: An ejector refrigeration cycle includes a compressor, a radiator, a branch portion, an ejector, a suction side decompressor, a windward evaporator, and a leeward evaporator. The ejector includes a nozzle portion and a pressure increasing portion. The windward evaporator and the leeward evaporator include at least one outflow side evaporation portion. The leeward evaporator includes a suction side evaporation portion. An outflow side evaporation temperature is a refrigerant evaporation temperature in the at least one outflow side evaporation portion of the leeward evaporator. A suction side evaporation temperature is a refrigerant evaporation temperature in the suction side evaporation portion of the leeward evaporator.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 15, 2020
    Date of Patent: December 20, 2022
    Assignee: DENSO CORPORATION
    Inventors: Hiroshi Maeda, Hiroshi Oshitani, Yoichiro Kawamoto, Yohei Nagano, Daisuke Sakurai, Masahiro Ito, Hang Yuan
  • Publication number: 20220396757
    Abstract: Provided is a new method for more efficiently generating emulsion particles each containing one fine particle.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 20, 2020
    Publication date: December 15, 2022
    Applicant: Sony Group Corporation
    Inventors: Masahiro Matsumoto, Tatsumi Ito
  • Patent number: 11525031
    Abstract: A fluorinated ether compound represented by A-O—(Rf1O)m—Rf2—[C(O)N(R1)]p-Q1-C(R2)[-Q2-SiR3nL3-n]2, wherein A is a C1-20 perfluoroalkyl group, Rf1 is a linear fluoroalkylene group, m is an integer of from 2 to 500, Rf2 is a linear fluoroalkylene group, R1 is a hydrogen atom or an alkyl group, p is 0 or 1, Q1 is a single bond or an alkylene group, R2 is a hydrogen atom, a monovalent hydrocarbon group or the like, Q2 is an alkylene group, R3 is a hydrogen atom or a monovalent hydrocarbon group, L is a hydrolyzable group, and n is an integer of from 0 to 2 is provided. A fluorinated ether composition and a coating liquid capable of forming a surface layer excellent in initial water/oil repellency, fingerprint stain removability, abrasion resistance, light resistance and chemical resistance, an article having a surface layer, and a method for producing it are also provided.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 28, 2020
    Date of Patent: December 13, 2022
    Assignee: AGC Inc.
    Inventors: Taiki Hoshino, Keigo Matsuura, Makoto Uno, Masahiro Ito, Kenji Ishizeki, Lilin Zhou, Daisuke Kobayashi
  • Publication number: 20220381483
    Abstract: A refrigeration cycle apparatus includes: a compressor, a first outdoor heat exchanger, and a second outdoor heat exchanger that; and a flow path switching mechanism configured to switch a flow direction of refrigerant compressed by the compressor in the refrigerant circuit. The first outdoor heat exchanger and the second outdoor heat exchanger are arranged to allow the refrigerant to flow in parallel in the refrigerant circuit. The refrigeration cycle apparatus further includes a flow rate adjustment mechanism configured to adjust an amount of refrigerant flowing through the second outdoor heat exchanger. When switching between a cooling operation and a heating operation, the flow path switching mechanism switches the flow direction of the refrigerant while the flow rate adjustment mechanism temporarily closes a refrigerant flow path to the second outdoor heat exchanger.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 17, 2019
    Publication date: December 1, 2022
    Inventors: Shunya GYOTOKU, Masahiro ITO
  • Publication number: 20220379632
    Abstract: A printer includes: a head; a lamp; a condenser lens; a platen; and a lamp cover. The head is configured to eject a light-curable ink onto a printing object. The lamp is movable relative to the printing object in a main scanning direction, and is configured to emit light to irradiate the printing object. The condenser lens is configured to focus the light emitted from the lamp. The platen is configured to support the printing object and to move in a sub scanning direction relative to the head. The lamp cover has translucency, and includes one end portion and the other end portion in the sub scanning direction. Each of the one end portion and the other end portion has an adjustment part. The adjustment part is configured to adjust the light transmitted through the lamp cover by blocking part of the light or diffusing the light.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 13, 2022
    Publication date: December 1, 2022
    Inventors: Masahiro NODA, Atsushi ITO
  • Publication number: 20220378343
    Abstract: A vital sign information processing system includes a sensor configured to be attached to a living body, and an information acquisition apparatus configured to acquire vital sign information of the living body through the sensor. A first memory is disposed in the sensor and stores first site information indicative of a site at which the sensor is to be used. A second memory is disposed in the information acquisition apparatus and stores second site information indicative of a site at which the information acquisition apparatus is to be used. A processor disposed in the information acquisition apparatus causes the information acquisition apparatus to perform notification when the first site information and the second site information are not matched.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 11, 2022
    Publication date: December 1, 2022
    Inventors: Hideki FUJISAKI, Kazumasa ITO, Naoki KOBAYASHI, Kumi SUGIYAMA, Tetsuo SUZUKI, Masahiro TAKEUCHI, Jiongxun CHEN
  • Patent number: 11512155
    Abstract: A method for producing a fluoropolymer of the invention which includes polymerizing a fluoromonomer in an aqueous medium in the presence of a surfactant to provide a fluoropolymer. The surfactant includes at least one selected from the group consisting of a surfactant represented by R1a—CO—R2a—CO—R3a-Aa and a surfactant represented by R1b—CO—(CR2b2)n—(OR3b)p—(CR4b2)q-L-Ab.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 30, 2018
    Date of Patent: November 29, 2022
    Assignee: DAIKIN INDUSTRIES, LTD.
    Inventors: Taketo Kato, Satoru Yoneda, Manabu Fujisawa, Kazuya Asano, Takahiro Kitahara, Masahiro Higashi, Akiyoshi Yamauchi, Sumi Ishihara, Yosuke Kishikawa, Shinnosuke Nitta, Marina Nakano, Hirotoshi Yoshida, Yoshinori Nanba, Kengo Ito, Chiaki Okui, Hirokazu Aoyama, Masamichi Sukegawa, Taku Yamanaka, Yuuji Tanaka, Kenji Ichikawa, Yohei Fujimoto, Hiroyuki Sato
  • Publication number: 20220367319
    Abstract: A heatsink, which is used with a fluid flow generator that rotates about a central axis extending vertically to generate a flow of fluid, includes a main body section having a top surface facing the fluid flow generator in a vertical direction, and fins that extend upward from the top surface so as to define a plurality of flow passages. Four regions defined by an X axis and a Y axis, which cross each other at an intersection between the central axis and the top surface and extend in an extending direction of the top surface, are referred to as a first region, a second region, a third region, and a fourth region, in order in a direction opposite to a rotation direction of the fluid flow generator.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 21, 2020
    Publication date: November 17, 2022
    Inventors: Hidehiko HIDAKA, Shigeyuki MORIYA, Takashi TAKEUCHI, Masahiro ICHIGO, Toshiaki ITO, Yoshiaki OSHITA
  • Patent number: 11496100
    Abstract: A matching network is a matching network of a power amplifier circuit that outputs a signal obtained by a differential amplifier amplifying power of a high-frequency signal. The matching network includes an input-side winding connected between differential outputs of the differential amplifier; an output-side winding that is coupled to the input-side winding via an electromagnetic field and whose one end is connected to a reference potential; a first LC series resonant circuit including a capacitive element and an inductive element connected in series with each other, and being connected in parallel with the input-side winding; and a second LC series resonant circuit including a capacitive element and an inductive element connected in series with each other, and being connected in parallel with the output-side winding.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 3, 2020
    Date of Patent: November 8, 2022
    Assignee: MURATA MANUFACTURING CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Kiichiro Takenaka, Masahiro Ito, Tsuyoshi Sato, Kozo Sato, Hidetoshi Matsumoto
  • Patent number: 11489194
    Abstract: A method for producing an LGPS-type solid electrolyte can be provided, the method includes preparing a homogeneous solution by mixing and reacting Li2S and P2S5 in an organic solution such that the molar ratio of Li2S/P2S5 is 1.0-1.85; forming a precipitate by adding, to the homogeneous solution, at least one MS2 (M is selected from the group consisting of Ge, Si, and Sn) and Li2S and then mixing; obtaining a precursor by removing the organic solution from the precipitate; and obtaining the LGPS-type solid electrolyte by heating the precursor at 200-700° C.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 16, 2018
    Date of Patent: November 1, 2022
    Assignee: MITSUBISHI GAS CHEMICAL COMPANY, INC.
    Inventors: Aki Katori, Tomohiro Ito, Masahiro Shimada, Kotaro Kawakami
  • Patent number: RE49343
    Abstract: An organic electroluminescence device includes: a cathode; an anode; and an organic thin-film layer disposed between the cathode and the anode, the organic thin-film layer having one or more layers including an emitting layer, in which the emitting layer includes a first material represented by the following formula (1) and a second material in a form of a fluorescent dopant material.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 3, 2017
    Date of Patent: December 20, 2022
    Assignee: IDEMITSU KOSAN CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Masahiro Kawamura, Hirokatsu Ito, Toshinari Ogiwara, Yumiko Mizuki