Patents by Inventor Masanobu Tanaka

Masanobu Tanaka 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: 20220305915
    Abstract: A bulge portion bulging rearward is provided at a dash panel. A reinforcement is fixed to an inner surface of the bulge portion. A rear end wall portion of the bulge portion is positioned at the rear of a center portion of a rear end portion of a cowl panel in a vehicle width direction.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 26, 2022
    Publication date: September 29, 2022
    Applicant: MAZDA MOTOR CORPORATION
    Inventors: Takayuki KIMURA, Takehiro KAMEI, Isao TODA, Haruo OHE, Hironobu HASHIGUCHI, Hiroshi TANAKA, Masaya HIRAMATSU, Masanobu FUKUSHIMA, Takao FUKUDA
  • Publication number: 20220302096
    Abstract: A display device includes a substrate, a plurality of light-emitting elements and a plurality of transistors provided to the substrate, a first organic insulating film that is provided covering the transistors and is in direct contact with at least one of a source electrode and a drain electrode of the transistors, an anode electrode provided on the first organic insulating film and electrically coupled to each of the light-emitting elements, a cavity formed in the first organic insulating film and recessed toward the substrate, and a reflective layer provided covering a side and a bottom of the cavity formed in the first organic insulating film
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 15, 2022
    Publication date: September 22, 2022
    Applicant: Japan Display Inc.
    Inventors: Masanobu IKEDA, Yoshinori TANAKA, Jin HIROSAWA
  • Publication number: 20220293817
    Abstract: A semiconductor light-emitting device includes a substrate having a first energy bandgap, a first semiconductor layers on the substrate, an active layer on the first semiconductor layer, and a second semiconductor layer on the active layer. The active layer includes a quantum well layer, and a first barrier layer between the first semiconductor layer and the quantum well layer. The first semiconductor layer has a second energy bandgap wider than the first energy bandgap. The quantum well layer has a third energy bandgap narrower than the first and second energy bandgaps. The second semiconductor layer has a fourth energy bandgap wider than the third energy bandgap. The substrate has a refractive index greater than a refractive index of the first semiconductor layer. The refractive index of the first semiconductor layer is not less than a refractive index of the first barrier layer.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 3, 2021
    Publication date: September 15, 2022
    Inventors: Akira Tanaka, Hideto Sugawara, Katsufumi Kondo, Masanobu Iwamoto, Kenji Isomoto, Hiroaki Ootsuka
  • Patent number: 11437106
    Abstract: An array of memory cells might include a first data line, a second data line, a source, a capacitance selectively connected to the first data line, a string of series-connected non-volatile memory cells between the first data line and the capacitance, and a pass gate selectively connected between the second data line and the source, wherein an electrode of the capacitance is capacitively coupled to a channel of the pass gate.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 4, 2020
    Date of Patent: September 6, 2022
    Assignee: Micron Technology, Inc.
    Inventors: Yoshiaki Fukuzumi, Jun Fujiki, Shuji Tanaka, Masashi Yoshida, Masanobu Saito, Yoshihiko Kamata
  • Patent number: 11413704
    Abstract: An adjustment assistance device is attached to a galvanometer scanner at a laser output side of the galvanometer scanner and used to adjust a tool coordinate system of the galvanometer scanner. The adjustment assistance device includes a light-receiving member having a light-receiving surface, which is at least one flat surface; and a connecting member that connects the light-receiving member to the galvanometer scanner and that enables the light-receiving surface to face a laser output port of the galvanometer scanner with a predetermined distance therebetween. The light-receiving member includes a light-receiving mark portion on the light-receiving surface, the light-receiving mark portion being a mark used to quantify a relative positional difference between a reference light-receiving position for light output from the laser output port and an actual light-receiving position at which the light output from the laser output port is received.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 6, 2020
    Date of Patent: August 16, 2022
    Assignee: FANUC CORPORATION
    Inventors: Masanobu Hatada, Tomoyuki Yamamoto, Shigeo Yoshida, Takahiro Tanaka
  • Patent number: 11386966
    Abstract: Memory might include a non-volatile memory cell, a capacitance selectively connected to the non-volatile memory cell, a field-effect transistor having a channel capacitively coupled to an electrode of the capacitance, and a controller for access of the non-volatile memory cell configured to cause the memory to increase a voltage level of the electrode of the capacitance, selectively discharge the voltage level of the electrode of the capacitance through the non-volatile memory cell responsive to a data state stored in the non-volatile memory cell, and determine whether the field-effect transistor is activated in response to a remaining voltage level of the electrode of the capacitance.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 4, 2020
    Date of Patent: July 12, 2022
    Assignee: Micron Technology, Inc.
    Inventors: Yoshiaki Fukuzumi, Jun Fujiki, Shuji Tanaka, Masashi Yoshida, Masanobu Saito, Yoshihiko Kamata
  • Publication number: 20220123220
    Abstract: A compound with which the luminance life of a light emitting device is excellent is represented by formula (1): n represents an integer of 2 or more and 20 or less, R1 and R2 each independently represent a hydrogen atom, an alkyl group, a cycloalkyl group, an alkoxy group, a cycloalkoxy group or a halogen atom. Ar1 represents a mono-cyclic or condensed-cyclic arylene group, a mono-cyclic or condensed-cyclic divalent heterocyclic group or a group represented by —N(RX1)—, and RX1 represents a hydrogen atom, an alkyl group, a cycloalkyl group, an aryl group or a monovalent heterocyclic group. At least two of Ar1 represent prescribed groups.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 21, 2020
    Publication date: April 21, 2022
    Applicants: Sumitomo Chemical Company, Limited, Sumitomo Chemical Company, Limited
    Inventors: Satoshi KOBAYASHI, Masanobu TANAKA, Kazuei OHUCHI, Rui ISHIKAWA, Motoaki USUI, Takahiro SATO
  • Patent number: 11287277
    Abstract: An information processor includes a course evaluation unit, a display controller, and a guidance course setting unit. The course evaluation unit calculates course evaluation points based on a predetermined evaluation criterion, with respect to a course serially coupled and created between a starting point, one or more via-points, and a destination point. The display controller provides display of the course and an indicator of the course evaluation points on the same screen. The guidance course setting unit sets the course displayed on the screen as a course for route guidance on the basis of an operation by a user.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 16, 2020
    Date of Patent: March 29, 2022
    Assignee: SUBARU CORPORATION
    Inventors: Kazutaka Saito, Toshiyuki Omura, Atsushi Yasumuro, Kazumasa Miura, Masami Oishi, Hideki Ogawa, Masanobu Tanaka
  • Publication number: 20220066362
    Abstract: According to one aspect of the present invention, an image forming apparatus includes a fixing unit comprising a fixing member configured to fix a toner image to a recording material, and a pressure member configured to form a first nip portion, a conveyance portion configured to form a second nip portion, and a control unit configured to execute, a conveyance mode of conveying the recording material so that the recording material is not looped between the first nip portion and the second nip portion prior to a predetermined timing during passing of the recording material of the first nip portion, and conveying the recording material so that the recording material is looped toward the pressure member from the predetermined timing until a trailing edge of the recording material has passed through the first nip portion.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 19, 2021
    Publication date: March 3, 2022
    Inventors: Masanobu Tanaka, Oki Kitagawa, Koichi Kakubari, Hiroto Ito
  • Patent number: 11108210
    Abstract: An optical member includes a conversion member including a first surface that serves as a light-irradiated surface or a light extraction surface, and adapted to convert laser light, which is an excitation light, into light having a wavelength different from a wavelength of the excitation light; a holding member holding the conversion member and including a second surface that is continuous with the first surface of the conversion member; and a wiring having an elongated shape and extending continuously along the first surface of the conversion member and the second surface of the holding member.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 21, 2018
    Date of Patent: August 31, 2021
    Assignee: NICHIA CORPORATION
    Inventors: Tomonori Miyoshi, Masanobu Tanaka, Hiroaki Yuto, Akinori Hara, Teruhiko Noguchi
  • Publication number: 20210063190
    Abstract: An information processor includes an acquisition unit, a course setting unit, a registration unit, a detection unit, a first determination unit, and a controller. The acquisition unit acquires information regarding a via-point. The course setting unit sets a course from a starting point to a destination point through the via-point. The registration unit performs registration processing. The registration processing includes associating sound data with the via-point. The first determination unit determines whether or not a current position detected by the detection unit is within a predetermined range from the via-point. The controller makes an output control of the sound data associated by the registration processing, on the basis of a determination result by the first determination unit.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 13, 2020
    Publication date: March 4, 2021
    Inventors: Kazutaka Saito, Toshiyuki OMURA, Atsushi YASUMURO, Kazumasa MIURA, Masami OISHI, Hideki OGAWA, Masanobu TANAKA
  • Publication number: 20210063174
    Abstract: An information processor includes a route evaluation unit, a route selection unit, and a course creation unit. The route evaluation unit calculates route evaluation points for each of proposed routes in each of segments, on the basis of a condition of a road in the relevant one of the proposed routes. The segments are coupled between respective two nearest neighbors of a sequence from a starting point to a destination point through one or more via-points. The route selection unit selects, on the basis of the route evaluation points, one proposed route from the proposed routes for each of the segments. The course creation unit connects the proposed routes selected by the route selection unit, to create a course from the starting point to the destination point.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 16, 2020
    Publication date: March 4, 2021
    Inventors: Kazutaka SAITO, Toshiyuki OMURA, Atsushi YASUMURO, Kazumasa MIURA, Masami OISHI, Hideki OGAWA, Masanobu TANAKA
  • Publication number: 20210063195
    Abstract: An information processor includes a course evaluation unit, a display controller, and a guidance course setting unit. The course evaluation unit calculates course evaluation points based on a predetermined evaluation criterion, with respect to a course serially coupled and created between a starting point, one or more via-points, and a destination point. The display controller provides display of the course and an indicator of the course evaluation points on the same screen. The guidance course setting unit sets the course displayed on the screen as a course for route guidance on the basis of an operation by a user.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 16, 2020
    Publication date: March 4, 2021
    Inventors: Kazutaka SAITO, Toshiyuki OMURA, Atsushi YASUMURO, Kazumasa MIURA, Masami OISHI, Hideki OGAWA, Masanobu TANAKA
  • Publication number: 20210063183
    Abstract: An information processor includes a setting unit, a course creation unit, a course evaluation unit, and a course setting unit. The setting unit sets a starting point, one or more via-points, and a destination point. The course creation unit creates a course serially coupled between the starting point, the one or more via-points, and the destination point set by the setting unit. The course evaluation unit calculates course evaluation points based on a predetermined evaluation criterion, with respect to the course created by the course creation unit. The course setting unit sets the course as a proposed course for route guidance, on the basis of the course evaluation points.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 16, 2020
    Publication date: March 4, 2021
    Inventors: Kazutaka SAITO, Toshiyuki OMURA, Atsushi YASUMURO, Kazumasa MIURA, Masami OISHI, Hideki OGAWA, Masanobu TANAKA
  • Patent number: 10916706
    Abstract: A composition having excellent dischargeability by an ink jet method and reduced clogging of an ink jet apparatus is provided. The composition contains a fluorinated alcohol A represented by the formula (1) and having a boiling point of 50° C. or more and less than 150° C., a fluorinated alcohol B represented by the formula (1) and having a boiling point of 150° C. or more and less than 300° C., and a charge transportable compound, in which the ratio rate of the fluorinated alcohol B with respect to 100 parts by mass of the sum of the fluorinated alcohol A and the fluorinated alcohol B is 10 parts by mass to 90 parts by mass: CnFH2nF+1-mFFnFOH ??(1) In formula (1), nF is an integer of 1 to 12 and mF is an integer of 1 to 25, provided that 2nF+1?mF.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 23, 2018
    Date of Patent: February 9, 2021
    Assignee: SUMITOMO CHEMICAL COMPANY, LIMITED
    Inventors: Masanobu Tanaka, Motoo Noda
  • Patent number: 10802430
    Abstract: An image heating apparatus includes a first rotary member, a second rotary member a retaining portion, and a regulating portion. An end portion of the first rotary member abuts against the regulating portion and the regulating portion regulates movement of the first rotary member to the sheet width direction. The regulating portion comprises a curved surface shape having a radius of curvature of 10 mm or greater and 500 mm or smaller and protruding toward the first rotary member. An apex portion of the curved surface shape is, when viewed in the sheet width direction, positioned in an area outside of the retaining portion and on a side of the first rotary member from a tangent of the first rotary member at the nip portion. The apex portion is positioned in an area upstream in the sheet conveyance direction of a straight line that is orthogonal to the tangent.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 10, 2019
    Date of Patent: October 13, 2020
    Assignee: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
    Inventors: Yasuharu Toratani, Toru Katsumi, Nobuaki Hara, Kengo Koyama, Ayano Ogata, Masanobu Tanaka
  • Patent number: 10770658
    Abstract: There is provided a method of manufacturing an organic light-emitting device including: forming a first organic material layer on a substrate; and forming a mask in a first region on the first organic material layer, and then selectively removing the first organic material layer to form a first organic layer in the first region.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 4, 2019
    Date of Patent: September 8, 2020
    Assignee: JOLED INC.
    Inventors: Makoto Ando, Jun Yamaguchi, Masanobu Tanaka, Tomoo Fukuda, Ryo Yasumatsu, Toshio Fukuda
  • Patent number: 10711091
    Abstract: Provided is a light-emitting device including an anode, a light-emitting layer, an electron-transporting layer and a cathode. The electron-transporting layer contains at least one electron-transporting material whose LUMO level is ?3.0 eV or more and at least one dopant material selected from the group consisting of a heterocyclic compound whose SOMO level is ?2.2 to ?1.5 eV and a derivative thereof. The LUMO level of the electron-transporting material is smaller than the SOMO level of the heterocyclic compound.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 21, 2017
    Date of Patent: July 14, 2020
    Assignees: SUMITOMO CHEMICAL COMPANY, LIMITED, Cambridge Display Technology Limited
    Inventors: Takayuki Iijima, Satoshi Kobayashi, Masanobu Tanaka, Nobuhiko Akino, Sheena Zuberi
  • Patent number: 10686135
    Abstract: A composition is provided which contains a fluorinated alcohol represented by formula (1) and a charge transporting compound: CnFH2nF+1?mFFmFOH??(1) nF and mF are each independently an integer of 1 or more and satisfy 2nF+1?mF. An amount of hydrogen fluoride generated from the fluorinated alcohol under atmospheric pressure at 25° C. is 5.0 ppm by volume or less.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 4, 2017
    Date of Patent: June 16, 2020
    Assignee: SUMITOMO CHEMICAL COMPANY, LIMITED
    Inventors: Masanobu Tanaka, Hiroyuki Hayasaka, Vaidas Savukynas
  • Publication number: 20200091438
    Abstract: A light emitting device having excellent luminance life contains an anode, a cathode, and three layers disposed therebetween. The first layer contains a compound represented by formula (C-1), the second layer contains a simple substance composed only of an alkali metal element, a simple substance composed only of a group 2 element, a compound containing an alkali metal element and/or a compound containing a group 2 element, and the third layer contains a simple substance composed only of an alkali metal element, a simple substance composed only of a group 2 element, a compound containing an alkali metal element and/or a compound containing a group 2 element. The simple substances or compounds of the second and third layers are mutually different. Ring R1C to Ring R4C represent an aromatic hydrocarbon ring, and RC represents a carbon atom.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 20, 2018
    Publication date: March 19, 2020
    Inventors: Shinichi INAKAZU, Motoaki USUI, Masanobu TANAKA