Patents by Inventor Masaki Murata

Masaki Murata 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: 20240066047
    Abstract: The present disclosure provides a compound having a STING agonistic activity, which may be expected to be useful as an agent for the prophylaxis or treatment of STING-related diseases. The present disclosure relates to a compound represented by the formula (I): wherein each symbol is as defined in the description, or a salt thereof.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 1, 2023
    Publication date: February 29, 2024
    Inventors: MASATO YOSHIKAWA, MORIHISA SAITOH, TAISUKE KATO, YAYOI NAKAYAMA, TOMOHIRO SEKI, YASUO NAKAGAWA, YUSUKE TOMINARI, MASAKI SETO, YUSUKE SASAKI, MASANORI OKANIWA, TSUNEO ODA, AKITO SHIBUYA, KOSUKE HIDAKA, ZENYU SHIOKAWA, SHUMPEI MURATA, ATSUTOSHI OKABE, YOSHIHISA NAKADA, MICHIYO MOCHIZUKI, BRIAN SCOTT FREEZE, TAISUKE TAWARAISHI, YASUFUMI WADA, PAUL D. GREENSPAN
  • Publication number: 20230354627
    Abstract: There is provided an imaging device including an upper electrode; a lower electrode; a photoelectric conversion layer disposed between the upper electrode and the lower electrode; and a first organic semiconductor material including an indolocarbazole derivative and disposed between the upper electrode and the lower electrode. Further, there is provided an electronic apparatus including an imaging device that includes an upper electrode; a lower electrode; a photoelectric conversion layer disposed between the upper electrode and the lower electrode; and a first organic semiconductor material including an indolocarbazole derivative and disposed between the upper electrode and the lower electrode.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 5, 2023
    Publication date: November 2, 2023
    Applicant: SONY GROUP CORPORATION
    Inventors: Yasuharu UJIIE, Masakazu MUROYAMA, Masashi BANDO, Masaki MURATA, Hideyuki KUMITA, Sachiko SAKAIGAWA, Shintarou HIRATA, Yuya KUMAGAI, Yu KATO
  • Publication number: 20230271286
    Abstract: A magazine comprises: a conveyer unit that has a plurality of tool pots that each hold a tool detachably and conveys the plurality of tool pots; and a magazine cover that accommodates the conveyer unit. The conveyer unit allows a tool to be manually attached to and detached from a tool pot conveyed to a predetermined position. The magazine further comprises a display unit that is provided inside the magazine cover and displays a first design. The first design represents an arc or circumference for a diameter corresponding to a maximum diameter of a tool which can be held by the tool pot.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 5, 2020
    Publication date: August 31, 2023
    Applicant: DMG MORI CO., LTD.
    Inventor: Masaki MURATA
  • Publication number: 20220367573
    Abstract: An image pickup element is constituted by laminating at least a first electrode, an organic photoelectric conversion layer, and a second electrode in order, and the organic photoelectric conversion layer includes a first organic semiconductor material having the following structural formula (1).
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 16, 2022
    Publication date: November 17, 2022
    Applicant: SONY GROUP CORPORATION
    Inventors: Masaki MURATA, Hideaki MOGI, Shintarou HIRATA, Iwao YAGI, Yasuharu UJIIE, Masashi BANDO, Raku SHIRASAWA, Hajime KOBAYASHI, Mitsunori NAKAMOTO, Yuichi TOKITA
  • Patent number: 11411051
    Abstract: An image pickup element is constituted by laminating at least a first electrode, an organic photoelectric conversion layer, and a second electrode in order, and the organic photoelectric conversion layer includes a first organic semiconductor material having the following structural formula (1).
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 12, 2019
    Date of Patent: August 9, 2022
    Assignee: SONY CORPORATION
    Inventors: Masaki Murata, Hideaki Mogi, Shintarou Hirata, Iwao Yagi, Yasuharu Ujiie, Masashi Bando, Raku Shirasawa, Hajime Kobayashi, Mitsunori Nakamoto, Yuichi Tokita
  • Publication number: 20220165781
    Abstract: The present disclosure relates to a solid-state image sensor and an electronic apparatus that suppress a decrease in light collection efficiency and degradation in oblique light resistance and enable a reduction in the height of a solid-state image sensor.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 1, 2021
    Publication date: May 26, 2022
    Inventors: HIDEAKI MOGI, YOHEI HIROSE, SHINTAROU HIRATA, YUYA KUMAGAI, TETSUJI YAMAGUCHI, MASAKI MURATA, YASUHARU UJIIE
  • Publication number: 20220045291
    Abstract: An organic photoelectric conversion element, an imaging device, and an optical sensor, which can detect a plurality of wavelength regions by a single element structure, are provided. The photoelectric conversion element is formed by providing an organic photoelectric conversion portion including two or more types of organic semiconductor materials having different spectral sensitivities between the first and the second electrodes. Wavelength sensitivity characteristics of the photoelectric conversion element change according to a voltage (bias voltage) applied between the first and the second electrodes. The photoelectric conversion element is mounted in the imaging device and the optical sensor.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 26, 2021
    Publication date: February 10, 2022
    Inventors: TORU UDAKA, MASAKI MURATA, RUI MORIMOTO, OSAMU ENOKI
  • Patent number: 11211422
    Abstract: Provided is a solid-state image sensor of a vertical spectral diffraction type in which a plurality of photoelectric conversion units are stacked in a region of each pixel, the solid-state image sensor includes a first photoelectric conversion module that includes a first photoelectric conversion unit that to performs photoelectric conversion on light in a first wavelength range of incident light, a first upper electrode and a first lower electrode with the first photoelectric conversion unit between the first upper electrode and the first lower electrode, and a first spectral correction unit between the first upper electrode and the first lower electrode stacked on the first photoelectric conversion unit and a second photoelectric conversion unit that performs photoelectric conversion on light in a second wavelength range of light that has passed through the first photoelectric conversion module, the second wavelength range is different from the first wavelength range.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 14, 2017
    Date of Patent: December 28, 2021
    Assignee: SONY CORPORATION
    Inventors: Hideaki Mogi, Yohei Hirose, Shintarou Hirata, Yuya Kumagai, Tetsuji Yamaguchi, Masaki Murata, Yasuharu Ujiie
  • Patent number: 11183654
    Abstract: An organic photoelectric conversion element, an imaging device, and an optical sensor, which can detect a plurality of wavelength regions by a single element structure, are provided. The photoelectric conversion element is formed by providing an organic photoelectric conversion portion including two or more types of organic semiconductor materials having different spectral sensitivities between the first and the second electrodes. Wavelength sensitivity characteristics of the photoelectric conversion element change according to a voltage (bias voltage) applied between the first and the second electrodes. The photoelectric conversion element is mounted in the imaging device and the optical sensor.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 24, 2020
    Date of Patent: November 23, 2021
    Assignee: SONY CORPORATION
    Inventors: Toru Udaka, Masaki Murata, Rui Morimoto, Osamu Enoki
  • Publication number: 20210134887
    Abstract: There is provided an imaging device including an upper electrode; a lower electrode; a photoelectric conversion layer disposed between the upper electrode and the lower electrode; and a first organic semiconductor material including an indolocarbazole derivative and disposed between the upper electrode and the lower electrode. Further, there is provided an electronic apparatus including an imaging device that includes an upper electrode; a lower electrode; a photoelectric conversion layer disposed between the upper electrode and the lower electrode; and a first organic semiconductor material including an indolocarbazole derivative and disposed between the upper electrode and the lower electrode.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 12, 2020
    Publication date: May 6, 2021
    Applicant: SONY CORPORATION
    Inventors: Yasuharu UJIIE, Masakazu MUROYAMA, Masashi BANDO, Masaki MURATA, Hideyuki KUMITA, Sachiko SAKAIGAWA, Shintarou HIRATA, Yuya KUMAGAI, Yu KATO
  • Patent number: 10886335
    Abstract: There is provided an imaging device including an upper electrode; a lower electrode; a photoelectric conversion layer disposed between the upper electrode and the lower electrode; and a first organic semiconductor material including an indolocarbazole derivative and disposed between the upper electrode and the lower electrode. Further, there is provided an electronic apparatus including an imaging device that includes an upper electrode; a lower electrode; a photoelectric conversion layer disposed between the upper electrode and the lower electrode; and a first organic semiconductor material including an indolocarbazole derivative and disposed between the upper electrode and the lower electrode.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 17, 2017
    Date of Patent: January 5, 2021
    Assignee: Sony Corporation
    Inventors: Yasuharu Ujiie, Masakazu Muroyama, Masashi Bando, Masaki Murata, Hideyuki Kumita, Sachiko Sakaigawa, Shintarou Hirata, Yuya Kumagai, Yu Kato
  • Publication number: 20200295074
    Abstract: The present disclosure relates to a solid-state image sensor and an electronic apparatus that suppress a decrease in light collection efficiency and degradation in oblique light resistance and enable a reduction in the height of a solid-state image sensor.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 14, 2017
    Publication date: September 17, 2020
    Inventors: HIDEAKI MOGI, YOHEI HIROSE, SHINTAROU HIRATA, YUYA KUMAGAI, TETSUJI YAMAGUCHI, MASAKI MURATA, YASUHARU UJIIE
  • Patent number: 10775521
    Abstract: Provided is a sensor apparatus including: a normal operation unit including a first sensor and a storage device; an external environment detection unit including a second sensor; a power supply switch unit configured to control supply of electric power to the normal operation unit; and a power supply configured to supply the electric power to the normal operation unit via the power supply switch unit. In the sensor apparatus, in an operational mode, the normal operation unit records data measured by the first sensor into the storage device, and, in a non-operational mode, when a measured value obtained by the second sensor satisfies a predetermined condition, the external environment detection unit controls the power supply switch unit so that the power supply switch unit supplies the electric power to the normal operation unit, and the normal operation unit records the data measured by the first sensor into the storage device.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 7, 2017
    Date of Patent: September 15, 2020
    Assignee: HITACHI, LTD.
    Inventors: Masaki Murata, Shiro Mazawa, Xiaoyun Lu, Masayuki Miyazaki, Hisato Kessoku
  • Publication number: 20200251672
    Abstract: An organic photoelectric conversion element, an imaging device, and an optical sensor, which can detect a plurality of wavelength regions by a single element structure, are provided. The photoelectric conversion element is formed by providing an organic photoelectric conversion portion including two or more types of organic semiconductor materials having different spectral sensitivities between the first and the second electrodes. Wavelength sensitivity characteristics of the photoelectric conversion element change according to a voltage (bias voltage) applied between the first and the second electrodes. The photoelectric conversion element is mounted in the imaging device and the optical sensor.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 24, 2020
    Publication date: August 6, 2020
    Inventors: Toru Udaka, Masaki Murata, Rui Morimoto, Osamu Enoki
  • Patent number: 10692913
    Abstract: In an image pickup element or a photoelectric conversion element, at least an anode 21, a carrier blocking layer 22, an organic photoelectric conversion layer 23, and a cathode 25 are laminated in order, and the carrier blocking layer 22 includes a material having the following structural formula (1), and part of an organic semiconductor material constituting the organic photoelectric conversion layer 23.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 30, 2016
    Date of Patent: June 23, 2020
    Assignee: SONY CORPORATION
    Inventors: Masaki Murata, Yasuharu Ujiie, Shintarou Hirata, Yuya Kumagai
  • Patent number: 10665802
    Abstract: An organic photoelectric conversion element, an imaging device, and an optical sensor, which can detect a plurality of wavelength regions by a single element structure, are provided. The photoelectric conversion element is formed by providing an organic photoelectric conversion portion including two or more types of organic semiconductor materials having different spectral sensitivities between the first and the second electrodes. Wavelength sensitivity characteristics of the photoelectric conversion element change according to a voltage (bias voltage) applied between the first and the second electrodes. The photoelectric conversion element is mounted in the imaging device and the optical sensor.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 16, 2019
    Date of Patent: May 26, 2020
    Assignee: SONY CORPORATION
    Inventors: Toru Udaka, Masaki Murata, Rui Morimoto, Osamu Enoki
  • Publication number: 20200119100
    Abstract: An image pickup element is constituted by laminating at least a first electrode, an organic photoelectric conversion layer, and a second electrode in order, and the organic photoelectric conversion layer includes a first organic semiconductor material having the following structural formula (1).
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 12, 2019
    Publication date: April 16, 2020
    Applicant: SONY CORPORATION
    Inventors: Masaki MURATA, Hideaki MOGI, Shintarou HIRATA, Iwao YAGI, Yasuharu UJIIE, Masashi BANDO, Raku SHIRASAWA, Hajime KOBAYASHI, Mitsunori NAKAMOTO, Yuichi TOKITA
  • Patent number: 10608049
    Abstract: An image pickup element is constituted by laminating at least a first electrode, an organic photoelectric conversion layer, and a second electrode in order, and the organic photoelectric conversion layer includes a first organic semiconductor material having the following structural formula (1).
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 14, 2016
    Date of Patent: March 31, 2020
    Assignee: Sony Corporation
    Inventors: Masaki Murata, Hideaki Mogi, Shintarou Hirata, Iwao Yagi, Yasuharu Ujiie, Masashi Bando, Raku Shirasawa, Hajime Kobayashi, Mitsunori Nakamoto, Yuichi Tokita
  • Patent number: 10566548
    Abstract: An image sensor includes at least a first electrode, a second electrode, an organic photoelectric conversion layer, and a carrier blocking layer. The carrier blocking layer is formed of a material having the following structural formula (1), and has a thickness of from 5×10?9 to 1.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 19, 2016
    Date of Patent: February 18, 2020
    Assignee: Sony Corporation
    Inventors: Yasuharu Ujiie, Masaki Murata, Yuya Kumagai, Hideaki Mogi, Shintarou Hirata
  • Publication number: 20190288040
    Abstract: There is provided an imaging device including an upper electrode; a lower electrode; a photoelectric conversion layer disposed between the upper electrode and the lower electrode; and a first organic semiconductor material including an indolocarbazole derivative and disposed between the upper electrode and the lower electrode. Further, there is provided an electronic apparatus including an imaging device that includes an upper electrode; a lower electrode; a photoelectric conversion layer disposed between the upper electrode and the lower electrode; and a first organic semiconductor material including an indolocarbazole derivative and disposed between the upper electrode and the lower electrode.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 17, 2017
    Publication date: September 19, 2019
    Applicant: SONY CORPORATION
    Inventors: Yasuharu UJIIE, Masakazu MUROYAMA, Masashi BANDO, Masaki MURATA, Hideyuki KUMITA, Sachiko SAKAIGAWA, Shintarou HIRATA, Yuya KUMAGAI, Yu KATO