Patents by Inventor Masakazu Kotani

Masakazu Kotani 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: 20200147908
    Abstract: A method of manufacturing a light emitting device includes providing a substrate on which a light source is disposed. An underfill material is ejected from a nozzle onto the substrate substantially around the light source in a circular shape, a shape of a letter ‘C’, or a rectangular shape. A covering member having a recess portion is provided above the light source.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 9, 2020
    Publication date: May 14, 2020
    Applicant: NICHIA CORPORATION
    Inventors: Motokazu YAMADA, Masakazu KOTANI, Tetsuji SEINO, Shinsaku IKUTA
  • Patent number: 10569487
    Abstract: A method of manufacturing a light emitting device includes providing a substrate on which a light source is disposed. An underfill material is ejected from a nozzle onto the substrate substantially around the light source in a circular shape, a shape of a letter ‘C’, or a rectangular shape. A covering member having a recess portion is provided above the light source.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 24, 2019
    Date of Patent: February 25, 2020
    Assignee: NICHIA CORPORATION
    Inventors: Motokazu Yamada, Masakazu Kotani, Tetsuji Seino, Shinsaku Ikuta
  • Patent number: 10391727
    Abstract: A light emitting device includes a substrate, a light source, and a covering member. The light source has an optical axis, a light source bottom portion and a light source upper portion opposite to the light source bottom portion in the optical axis. The light source is provided on the substrate at the light source bottom portion. The covering member has a bottom surface and a top portion opposite to the bottom surface in the optical axis and is provided on the substrate at the bottom surface to cover the light source. The covering member has a recess portion on the top portion above the light source and around the optical axis.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 20, 2018
    Date of Patent: August 27, 2019
    Assignee: NICHIA CORPORATION
    Inventors: Motokazu Yamada, Masakazu Kotani, Tetsuji Seino, Shinsaku Ikuta
  • Publication number: 20190248083
    Abstract: A method of manufacturing a light emitting device includes providing a substrate on which a light source is disposed. An underfill material is ejected from a nozzle onto the substrate substantially around the light source in a circular shape, a shape of a letter ‘C’, or a rectangular shape. A covering member having a recess portion is provided above the light source.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 24, 2019
    Publication date: August 15, 2019
    Applicant: NICHIA CORPORATION
    Inventors: Motokazu YAMADA, Masakazu KOTANI, Tetsuji SEINO, Shinsaku IKUTA
  • Publication number: 20180215113
    Abstract: A light emitting device includes a substrate, a light source, and a covering member. The light source has an optical axis, a light source bottom portion and a light source upper portion opposite to the light source bottom portion in the optical axis. The light source is provided on the substrate at the light source bottom portion. The covering member has a bottom surface and a top portion opposite to the bottom surface in the optical axis and is provided on the substrate at the bottom surface to cover the light source. The covering member has a recess portion on the top portion above the light source and around the optical axis.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 20, 2018
    Publication date: August 2, 2018
    Applicant: NICHIA CORPORATION
    Inventors: Motokazu YAMADA, Masakazu KOTANI, Tetsuji SEINO, Shinsaku IKUTA
  • Patent number: 9956731
    Abstract: A light emitting device includes a substrate, a light source, and a covering member. The light source has an optical axis, a light source bottom portion and a light source upper portion opposite to the light source bottom portion in the optical axis. The light source is provided on the substrate at the light source bottom portion. The covering member has a bottom surface and a top portion opposite to the bottom surface in the optical axis and is provided on the substrate at the bottom surface to cover the light source. The covering member has a recess portion on the top portion above the light source and around the optical axis. The covering member tapers toward the bottom surface.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 11, 2016
    Date of Patent: May 1, 2018
    Assignee: NICHIA CORPORATION
    Inventors: Motokazu Yamada, Masakazu Kotani, Tetsuji Seino, Shinsaku Ikuta
  • Publication number: 20160265741
    Abstract: A light emitting device includes a substrate, a light source, and a covering member. The light source has an optical axis, a light source bottom portion and a light source upper portion opposite to the light source bottom portion in the optical axis. The light source is provided on the substrate at the light source bottom portion. The covering member has a bottom surface and a top portion opposite to the bottom surface in the optical axis and is provided on the substrate at the bottom surface to cover the light source. The covering member has a recess portion on the top portion above the light source and around the optical axis. The covering member tapers toward the bottom surface.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 11, 2016
    Publication date: September 15, 2016
    Applicant: NICHIA CORPORATION
    Inventors: Motokazu YAMADA, Masakazu KOTANI, Tetsuji SEINO, Shinsaku IKUTA
  • Patent number: 5081508
    Abstract: An image recording apparatus in which, when image recording is performed on both surfaces of a recording paper, the image recording is performed on one surface of recording paper taken into the apparatus, and after once conveyed into a paper discharge portion, the recording paper is taken into the apparatus again so that the image recording is performed on the other surface of the recording paper, the image recording apparatus comprising a recording paper detecting device for detecting the recording paper conveyed into the paper discharge portion, a time detecting device for detecting a time required for taking the detected recording paper into the apparatus, and a paper jam detecting a device for detecting paper jam on the basis of the time detected by the time detecting device.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 26, 1990
    Date of Patent: January 14, 1992
    Assignee: Fuji Xerox Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Masakazu Kotani, Toshikazu Nishioka, Kazuhiro Hirata