Patents by Inventor Masanori Sakai

Masanori Sakai 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: 20220205089
    Abstract: There is provided a technique capable of detoxifying a process gas even when the detoxification apparatus is stopped. According to one aspect thereof, there is provided a substrate processing apparatus including: a reaction tube; a process gas supplier; an exhauster; an exhaust gas process chamber in which the exhausted process gas is subject to a process; a first inert gas supplier; a second inert gas supplier; an exhaust pipe; and a controller controlling the first and the second inert gas supplier such that the first inert gas is supplied to the exhaust gas process chamber through the first inert gas supplier while the process gas is subject to the process in the exhaust gas process chamber and the second inert gas is supplied to the exhaust gas process chamber through the second inert gas supplier when the process in the exhaust gas process chamber is stopped.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 16, 2022
    Publication date: June 30, 2022
    Inventors: Masanori SAKAI, Tsutomu KATO, Atsuhiko ASHITANI
  • Publication number: 20220205568
    Abstract: A collar having a divided structure and surrounding a fitting connection part between a spigot portion and a socket portion in a sealed state is externally mounted over both pipe portions. A first disengagement blocking part that blocks, by contact, a relative disengagement movement beyond a certain level between the socket portion and the collar is provided at a location where the collar and the socket portion side face each other. A second disengagement blocking part provided with a retaining part in which falling-off resistance between the retaining part and an outer peripheral surface of the spigot portion increases according to a disengagement movement of the spigot portion is provided on a pipe support portion side on one end side in a pipe axis direction of the collar.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 20, 2019
    Publication date: June 30, 2022
    Inventors: Mitsuhiro Mori, Daisuke Sakai, Yoshihiro Kumaki, Masanori Iga
  • Publication number: 20220177737
    Abstract: Provided is a decorative sheet having extremely good bleed-out suppression and long-term weather resistance maintenance.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 30, 2020
    Publication date: June 9, 2022
    Applicant: Dai Nippon Printing Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Osamu Goto, Mayuko Komurasaki, Takashi Endoh, Toshiyuki Sakai, Masanori Ueno, Satoshi Furuta
  • Patent number: 11346898
    Abstract: An object is to provide a magnetic sensor module that suppresses a size of a magnetic sensor chip while applying a uniform calibration magnetic field to a magneto-resistive element. Provided is a magnetic sensor module comprising an IC chip having a first coil; and a magnetic sensor chip that is disposed on a surface of the IC chip and includes a first magnetic sensor that detects magnetism in a direction of first axis, wherein a planar shape of the IC chip encompasses a planar shape of the magnetic sensor chip, and the first coil has a planar shape including three or more sides, and is, when seen in a cross section along at least one side of the planar shape, is formed so as to cover a region, in a direction of the one side, of the first magnetic sensor.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 26, 2020
    Date of Patent: May 31, 2022
    Assignees: Asahi Kasei Microdevices Corporation, TDK Corporation
    Inventors: Yoshitaka Okutsu, Masanori Yoshida, Kazuhiro Ishida, Kazuya Watanabe, Hiraku Hirabayashi, Masanori Sakai
  • Patent number: 11108969
    Abstract: A shutter apparatus includes a shutter base plate having an opening, a light shielding member movable to provide a closed state for closing the opening and an open state for opening the opening, and at least one processor or circuit configured to perform operations of a control unit configured to control the light shielding member configured to reciprocate relative to the opening so as to move the light shielding member in a first direction for a forward exposure and in a second direction opposite to the first direction for a return exposure. The control unit varies an exposure correction amount of the light shielding member between the forward exposure and the return exposure.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 12, 2019
    Date of Patent: August 31, 2021
    Assignee: CANON KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Kaishi Ohashi, Jumpei Ishibiki, Masanori Sakai
  • Patent number: 11031270
    Abstract: A substrate processing apparatus, includes: a substrate holder including at least one support column to which a mounting part on which a substrate is mounted is attached and at least one auxiliary support column to which the mounting part is not attached, wherein the substrate holder is configured such that a diameter of the auxiliary support column is smaller than a diameter of the support column, and wherein the substrate holder is configured such that when the substrate is held by the mounting part, an end portion of the substrate and each of the support column is spaced apart from each other by a predetermined length.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 10, 2018
    Date of Patent: June 8, 2021
    Assignee: KOKUSAI ELECTRIC CORPORATION
    Inventors: Atsushi Hirano, Yuji Takebayashi, Yukinao Kaga, Masanori Sakai, Masakazu Shimada
  • Publication number: 20200386831
    Abstract: At a reference position within a first plane, a magnetic field to be detected has a first direction that changes within the first plane. A magnetic sensor includes an MR element. The MR element includes a magnetic layer having first magnetization that can change in direction within a second plane. The first plane and the second plane intersect at a dihedral angle ? other than 90°. The magnetic field to be detected can be divided into an in-plane component parallel to the second plane and a perpendicular component perpendicular to the second plane. The in-plane component has a second direction that changes with a change in the first direction. The direction of the first magnetization changes with a change in the second direction. A detection value depends on the direction of the first magnetization.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 19, 2020
    Publication date: December 10, 2020
    Applicant: TDK CORPORATION
    Inventors: Shunji SARUKI, Hiraku HIRABAYASHI, Masanori SAKAI
  • Publication number: 20200326390
    Abstract: An object is to provide a magnetic sensor module that suppresses a size of a magnetic sensor chip while applying a uniform calibration magnetic field to a magneto-resistive element. Provided is a magnetic sensor module comprising an IC chip having a first coil; and a magnetic sensor chip that is disposed on a surface of the IC chip and includes a first magnetic sensor that detects magnetism in a direction of first axis, wherein a planar shape of the IC chip encompasses a planar shape of the magnetic sensor chip, and the first coil has a planar shape including three or more sides, and is, when seen in a cross section along at least one side of the planar shape, is formed so as to cover a region, in a direction of the one side, of the first magnetic sensor.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 26, 2020
    Publication date: October 15, 2020
    Inventors: Yoshitaka OKUTSU, Masanori YOSHIDA, Kazuhiro ISHIDA, Kazuya WATANABE, Hiraku HIRABAYASHI, Masanori SAKAI
  • Publication number: 20200326399
    Abstract: An object is to provide a magnetic sensor module reducing influence of heat generated from a coil on a magnetic sensor. A conventional method requires, on a magnetic sensor chip, multiple temperature measuring circuits corresponding to multiple magnetic sensors, and many pads for connection to an IC chip. Therefore, the problem is increase in size of the sensor chip mounting the sensors and in manufacturing cost. Provided is a magnetic sensor module comprising an IC chip including a first coil, a first pad connected to one end of the coil, and a second pad to the other end; a magnetic sensor chip disposed on the IC chip's surface, including a first magnetic sensor detecting first axial magnetism; a first external output terminal; a first conductive wire for connecting the first pad and terminal; a second external output terminal; and a second conductive wire for connecting the second pad and terminal.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 26, 2020
    Publication date: October 15, 2020
    Applicants: Asahi Kasei Microdevices Corporation, TDK Corporation, TDK Corporation
    Inventors: Masanori YOSHIDA, Yoshitaka OKUTSU, Kazuhiro ISHIDA, Kazuya WATANABE, Hiraku HIRABAYASHI, Masanori SAKAI
  • Publication number: 20200300602
    Abstract: An angle sensor includes a first magnetic sensor and a second magnetic sensor. The first magnetic sensor includes first and second detectors, and first and second analog-to-digital converters for converting analog detection signals generated by the first and second detectors into digital detection signals. The second magnetic sensor includes third and fourth detectors, and third and fourth analog-to-digital converters for converting analog detection signals generated by the third and fourth detectors into digital detection signals. The first to fourth analog-to-digital converters perform sampling at the same sampling time.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 30, 2019
    Publication date: September 24, 2020
    Applicant: TDK CORPORATION
    Inventors: Shinichirou MOCHIZUKI, Masanori SAKAI
  • Patent number: 10747725
    Abstract: A non-transitory computer-readable recording medium stores a compressing program that causes a computer to execute a process including: extracting words from a file serving as a processing target; counting how many times each of the extracted words appears; registering bit strings each expressing, in multiple bits, the number of times of appearance into an index so as to be kept in correspondence with the words and the file; among the plurality of bit strings registered in the index while being kept in correspondence with the words and the file, each rearranging, within the bit string, bits included in a first bit string and bits included in a second bit string, so as to be in a different order; and compressing the index in which the bits have been rearranged, by using mutually-different mathematical functions.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 9, 2018
    Date of Patent: August 18, 2020
    Assignee: FUJITSU LIMITED
    Inventors: Masahiro Kataoka, Takahiro Murata, Takafumi Ohta, Masanori Sakai, Masao Ideuchi
  • Publication number: 20200162654
    Abstract: A shutter apparatus includes a shutter base plate having an opening, a light shielding member movable to provide a closed state for closing the opening and an open state for opening the opening, and at least one processor or circuit configured to perform operations of a control unit configured to control the light shielding member configured to reciprocate relative to the opening so as to move the light shielding member in a first direction for a forward exposure and in a second direction opposite to the first direction for a return exposure. The control unit varies an exposure correction amount of the light shielding member between the forward exposure and the return exposure.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 12, 2019
    Publication date: May 21, 2020
    Inventors: Kaishi Ohashi, Jumpei Ishibiki, Masanori Sakai
  • Patent number: 10498198
    Abstract: A magnetic sensor includes a magnetic detection element circuit that includes first and second magnetic detection elements, which are connected in series, and an output terminal, which is positioned between the first and second magnetic detection elements; an impedance matching device, which has a prescribed input voltage range and is connected to an output terminal of the magnetic detection element circuit; a first current supply source, which supplies an electric current to the magnetic detection element circuit; and a second current supply source, which supplies an electric current to the impedance matching device. A resistor is provided between the output terminal of the magnetic detection element circuit and the first current supply source and/or a reference electric potential point.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 5, 2017
    Date of Patent: December 3, 2019
    Assignee: TDK Corporation
    Inventors: Yosuke Komasaki, Naoki Ohta, Hayato Miyashita, Takakazu Imai, Hiraku Hirabayashi, Masanori Sakai, Satoshi Abe, Tsuyoshi Umehara
  • Patent number: 10451957
    Abstract: An imaging apparatus includes a controller configured to control a motor and an image sensor. The controller rotates the motor in a first direction as reading of a signal corresponding to first imaging starts for one frame using the image sensor, and charges the first urging member and the blade member. The controller rotates the motor in a second direction reverse to the first direction after a charge of the blade member by the first urging member is completed, completes reading the signal corresponding to the first imaging before opening the exposure opening, and stops rotating the motor in the second direction.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 8, 2017
    Date of Patent: October 22, 2019
    Assignee: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
    Inventor: Masanori Sakai
  • Publication number: 20190093224
    Abstract: A technique capable of adjusting a thickness balance of a film between substrates stacked in a process chamber of a substrate processing apparatus, includes a method of manufacturing a semiconductor device, including: (a) supplying source gas to substrates through a first nozzle vertically disposed along a stacking direction of the substrates in a process chamber where the substrates are stacked and accommodated; and (b) supplying reactive gas to the substrates through a second nozzle provided with opening portions and vertically disposed along the stacking direction of the substrates in the process chamber while adjusting a partial pressure balance of the reactive gas in the stacking direction of the substrates to a desired state along the stacking direction of the substrates, wherein an opening area of each of the opening portions increases along a direction from an upstream side to a downstream side of the second nozzle.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 20, 2018
    Publication date: March 28, 2019
    Applicant: KOKUSAI ELECTRIC CORPORATION
    Inventors: Ryosuke YOSHIDA, Yukinao KAGA, Yuji TAKEBAYASHI, Masanori SAKAI, Atsushi HIRANO
  • Publication number: 20180374734
    Abstract: A substrate processing apparatus, includes: a substrate holder including at least one support column to which a mounting part on which a substrate is mounted is attached and at least one auxiliary support column to which the mounting part is not attached, wherein the substrate holder is configured such that a diameter of the auxiliary support column is smaller than a diameter of the support column, and wherein the substrate holder is configured such that when the substrate is held by the mounting part, an end portion of the substrate and each of the support column is spaced apart from each other by a predetermined length.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 10, 2018
    Publication date: December 27, 2018
    Applicant: KOKUSAI ELECTRIC CORPORATION
    Inventors: Atsushi HIRANO, Yuji TAKEBAYASHI, Yukinao KAGA, Masanori SAKAI, Masakazu SHIMADA
  • Publication number: 20180254686
    Abstract: A magnetic sensor includes a magnetic detection element circuit that includes first and second magnetic detection elements, which are connected in series, and an output terminal, which is positioned between the first and second magnetic detection elements; an impedance matching device, which has a prescribed input voltage range and is connected to an output terminal of the magnetic detection element circuit; a first current supply source, which supplies an electric current to the magnetic detection element circuit; and a second current supply source, which supplies an electric current to the impedance matching device. A resistor is provided between the output terminal of the magnetic detection element circuit and the first current supply source and/or a reference electric potential point.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 5, 2017
    Publication date: September 6, 2018
    Inventors: Yosuke Komasaki, Naoki Ohta, Hayato Miyashita, Takakazu Imai, Hiraku Hirabayashi, Masanori Sakai, Satoshi Abe, Tsuyoshi Umehara
  • Publication number: 20180247242
    Abstract: A method of generating a task plan that defines a plurality of execution times of a plurality of tasks by using a computer, the method includes acquiring attribute information indicating a plurality of attributes of the plurality of tasks when the task plan is generated so that the plurality of tasks are executed within a first time period, and executing, based on the acquired attribute information, a determination process that determines the plurality of execution times of the plurality of tasks so that a plurality of attribute values of the plurality of attributes of the plurality of tasks increase or decrease as time passes within the first time period.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 29, 2018
    Publication date: August 30, 2018
    Applicant: FUJITSU LIMITED
    Inventors: Jun FUKAO, Masanori SAKAI, Yukinori Hayashi, Tatsuya ISHIHARA
  • Publication number: 20180246493
    Abstract: A method of creating, by a computer, a task plan that prescribes an execution time of a task on which a completion time limit is set, the method includes allocating the execution time of at least one first task in a first period, calculating a first total time length for execution of the at least one first task allocated in the first period, identifying at least one second task that is not allocated in the first period and has the completion time limit set in the first period, calculating a second total time length for execution of the at least one second task, and displaying the first total time length and the second total time length on a display device.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 19, 2018
    Publication date: August 30, 2018
    Applicant: FUJITSU LIMITED
    Inventors: Jun FUKAO, Masanori SAKAI, Yukinori Hayashi, Tatsuya ISHIHARA
  • Publication number: 20180136543
    Abstract: An imaging apparatus includes a controller configured to control a motor and an image sensor. The controller rotates the motor in a first direction as reading of a signal corresponding to first imaging starts for one frame using the image sensor, and charges the first urging member and the blade member. The controller rotates the motor in a second direction reverse to the first direction after a charge of the blade member by the first urging member is completed, completes reading the signal corresponding to the first imaging before opening the exposure opening, and stops rotating the motor in the second direction.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 8, 2017
    Publication date: May 17, 2018
    Inventor: Masanori Sakai