Patents by Inventor Masanori Ueda

Masanori Ueda 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: 20210131513
    Abstract: An automatic transmission is provided, which includes a transmission case having a vertical wall part, a clutch disposed on a first side of the vertical wall part in an axial direction, a given component disposed on the second side of the vertical wall part, and a sleeve having a cylindrical body and a flange part coupled to the second side of the vertical wall part and disposed radially inward of the given component. The hydraulic fluid is supplied to the clutch from radially inward of the clutch through the vertical wall part. An oil supply passage is configured to supply the hydraulic fluid to the radially inward of the clutch through a first oil passage extending in the axial direction via a coupling part between the vertical wall part and the flange part, a second oil passage inside the flange part, and a third oil passage inside the cylindrical body.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 23, 2020
    Publication date: May 6, 2021
    Inventors: Tomotaka Ishizaka, Norio Iwashita, Kensuke Ueda, Masanori Sasaki
  • Patent number: 10984520
    Abstract: Disclosed is a user interface 52 including an operation screen on which prescribed information of an apparatus is displayed and which is used for predetermined operation, and an operation section which performs an operation of the operation screen. The operation screen includes a maintenance mode for performing maintenance for the apparatus. In the maintenance mode, a maintenance screen 101 corresponding to the predetermined maintenance item among a plurality of maintenance items of which maintenance operations are stored in the storage unit 53 is displayed on the operation screen. In the maintenance screen 101, the contents of maintenance of the relevant maintenance item is displayed as the screen 101 for each procedure based on the information of the storage unit 53. In each screen 101 for each procedure, an image 106 illustrating the description 105 of the procedure and the maintenance location is displayed.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 29, 2018
    Date of Patent: April 20, 2021
    Assignee: TOKYO ELECTRON LIMITED
    Inventor: Masanori Ueda
  • Patent number: 10855252
    Abstract: An acoustic wave device includes: a support substrate; a single piezoelectric substrate that is located on the support substrate and is single-crystal; first electrodes located on a first surface of the piezoelectric substrate; second electrodes located on a second surface of the piezoelectric substrate; and an acoustic mirror that is bonded on the support substrate, is located between the support substrate and the first electrodes in resonance regions where the first electrodes and the second electrodes face each other across at least a part of the piezoelectric substrate, is not located between the support substrate and the first electrodes in at least a part of a region between the resonance regions, and reflects an acoustic wave propagating through the piezoelectric substrate.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 24, 2018
    Date of Patent: December 1, 2020
    Assignee: TAIYO YUDEN CO., LTD.
    Inventor: Masanori Ueda
  • Publication number: 20200153189
    Abstract: There is provided an insertion/extraction mechanism for having one or multiple block members being inserted into or extracted from a frame member forming an intermediate connection member that is disposed between a first member having multiple first members and a second member having multiple second terminals and electrically connects the first terminals and the second terminals, the block member having multiple connection terminals for electrically connecting the first terminals and the second terminals. The insertion/extraction mechanism comprises a first engaging unit and a second engaging unit that are engaged with a first engaged portion and a second engaged portion of the block member, respectively, thereby holding the block member.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 13, 2019
    Publication date: May 14, 2020
    Inventors: Hiroaki SAKAMOTO, Masanori UEDA, Jun FUJIHARA
  • Publication number: 20200096560
    Abstract: The present disclosure is provided with a probe card and a transfer stage for transferring an inspection target toward the probe card. The transfer stage is provided with a chuck top on which the inspection target is mounted, an aligner configured to be contacted to or separated from the chuck top, and an aligning mechanism for aligning the chuck top with the aligner. The aligning mechanism has radially-expandable positioning pins at a plurality of positions on the upper surface of the aligner, and pin insertion members at positions on the lower surface of the chuck top corresponding to the positioning pins, the pin insertion members having pin insertion holes of which diameters are larger than those of the positioning pins that are not radially expanded. The chuck top is aligned with the aligner by inserting the positioning pins into the pin insertion holes and radially expanding the positioning pins.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 16, 2018
    Publication date: March 26, 2020
    Inventors: Jun FUJIHARA, Masanori UEDA, Kentarou KONISHI
  • Publication number: 20200033404
    Abstract: An inspection device includes a chuck top that holds a wafer, a probe card disposed to face the wafer held by the chuck top and having a plurality of contact probes on a surface facing the wafer, a pogo frame that holds the probe card, a bellows that surrounds the probe card and the contact probes and forms a sealed space when the wafer is close to or in contact with the contact probes, a gas exhaust path configured to depressurize the pressure in the sealed space, and a mechanical stopper that is provided between the pogo frame and the chuck top and restricts the vertical inclination of the chuck top when a predetermined contact is made between the wafer and the contact probes.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 1, 2018
    Publication date: January 30, 2020
    Inventors: Takanori HYAKUDOMI, Masanori UEDA, Jun FUJIHARA, Kentaro KONISHI
  • Publication number: 20200003860
    Abstract: An inspection device includes a stage for mounting thereon a substrate, an attachment part to which a probe card that brings probes into contact with devices formed on the substrate is attached, a tester for applying electrical signals to the devices through the probe card to inspect electrical characteristics of the devices, and a connection member having multiple connectors to electrically connect the multiple connectors with the tester and the probe card while being disposed between the tester and the probe card. A diagnostic method for the inspection device performing a self-diagnosis of the multiple connectors includes attaching a diagnosis substrate instead of the probe card, performing a stabilization process for stabilizing a contact between the diagnosis substrate and the connectors of the connection member after the diagnosis substrate is attached, and diagnosing the connectors after the stabilization process.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 7, 2018
    Publication date: January 2, 2020
    Inventor: Masanori UEDA
  • Publication number: 20190149129
    Abstract: An acoustic wave device includes: a support substrate; a single piezoelectric substrate that is located on the support substrate and is single-crystal; first electrodes located on a first surface of the piezoelectric substrate; second electrodes located on a second surface of the piezoelectric substrate; and an acoustic mirror that is bonded on the support substrate, is located between the support substrate and the first electrodes in resonance regions where the first electrodes and the second electrodes face each other across at least a part of the piezoelectric substrate, is not located between the support substrate and the first electrodes in at least a part of a region between the resonance regions, and reflects an acoustic wave propagating through the piezoelectric substrate.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 24, 2018
    Publication date: May 16, 2019
    Applicant: TAIYO YUDEN CO., LTD.
    Inventor: Masanori UEDA
  • Publication number: 20190019284
    Abstract: Disclosed is a user interface 52 including an operation screen on which prescribed information of an apparatus is displayed and which is used for predetermined operation, and an operation section which performs an operation of the operation screen. The operation screen includes a maintenance mode for performing maintenance for the apparatus. In the maintenance mode, a maintenance screen 101 corresponding to the predetermined maintenance item among a plurality of maintenance items of which maintenance operations are stored in the storage unit 53 is displayed on the operation screen. In the maintenance screen 101, the contents of maintenance of the relevant maintenance item is displayed as the screen 101 for each procedure based on the information of the storage unit 53. In each screen 101 for each procedure, an image 106 illustrating the description 105 of the procedure and the maintenance location is displayed.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 29, 2018
    Publication date: January 17, 2019
    Inventor: Masanori Ueda
  • Patent number: 9397634
    Abstract: In a filter, two parallel resonators that are adjacent to each other are connected, in parallel, to a first portion of the signal line that connects a pair of two adjacent series resonators, at least one parallel resonator is connected, in parallel, to a second portion of the signal line that connects a different pair of two adjacent series resonators, a first inductor is connected to one parallel resonator of said two parallel resonators in series, a second inductor is connected to one parallel resonator of said at least one parallel resonator in series, a third inductor is connected to said two parallel resonators and said at least one parallel resonator, the first and third inductors' total inductance is different from the second and third inductor's total inductance.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 27, 2013
    Date of Patent: July 19, 2016
    Assignee: TAIYO YUDEN CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Motoaki Hara, Shogo Inoue, Masafumi Iwaki, Jun Tsutsumi, Masanori Ueda
  • Patent number: 9240769
    Abstract: A piezoelectric thin film resonator includes a substrate, a lower electrode provided on the substrate, a piezoelectric film provided on the lower electrode, and an upper electrode provided on the piezoelectric film. At least a portion of the upper electrode and that of the lower electrode oppose each other through the piezoelectric film, and at least a portion of the periphery of the upper electrode is reversely tapered.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 20, 2012
    Date of Patent: January 19, 2016
    Assignee: TAIYO YUDEN CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Takeshi Sakashita, Motoaki Hara, Masafumi Iwaki, Tsuyoshi Yokoyama, Shinji Taniguchi, Tokihiro Nishihara, Masanori Ueda
  • Patent number: 9236848
    Abstract: The filter includes: a primary transducer connected to a primary terminal; a secondary transducer connected to a plurality of secondary terminals; and a coupling transducer for mechanically coupling the primary transducer and the secondary transducer.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 21, 2012
    Date of Patent: January 12, 2016
    Assignee: TAIYO YUDEN CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Masanori Ueda, Takashi Matsuda, Tokihiro Nishihara
  • Patent number: 9184725
    Abstract: An acoustic wave device includes: a substrate; a lower electrode formed on the substrate; at least two piezoelectric films formed on the lower electrode; an insulating film located between the at least two piezoelectric films; and an upper electrode formed on the at least two piezoelectric films, wherein an outer periphery of an uppermost piezoelectric film out of the at least two piezoelectric films in a region in which the lower electrode and the upper electrode face each other is positioned further in than an outer periphery of the upper electrode.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 24, 2012
    Date of Patent: November 10, 2015
    Assignee: TAIYO YUDEN CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Shinji Taniguchi, Tokihiro Nishihara, Masanori Ueda, Tsuyoshi Yokoyama, Takeshi Sakashita
  • Patent number: 9166557
    Abstract: A piezoelectric thin film resonator includes: a substrate; a piezoelectric film located on the substrate; a lower electrode and an upper electrode located to sandwich the piezoelectric film; a load film formed from patterns in a resonance region in which the lower electrode and the upper electrode face each other across the piezoelectric film, wherein the patterns are formed so as to surround a center of the resonance region and intersect with a pathway extending from the center to an outer periphery of the resonance region.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 20, 2013
    Date of Patent: October 20, 2015
    Assignee: TAIYO YUDEN CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Kenya Hashimoto, Jiansong Liu, Masanori Ueda, Shinji Taniguchi, Tokihiro Nishihara
  • Patent number: 9148107
    Abstract: A method for manufacturing an acoustic wave device includes: bonding a piezoelectric substrate to a first surface of a first support substrate; thinning the piezoelectric substrate after the bonding to thus form a piezoelectric layer; forming a first electrode on a first surface of the piezoelectric layer; forming holes in the first support substrate located below the first electrode; and bonding a second support substrate to a second surface of the first support substrate opposite to the first surface after the forming of holes.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 31, 2012
    Date of Patent: September 29, 2015
    Assignee: TAIYO YUDEN CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Masanori Ueda, Masafumi Iwaki, Tokihiro Nishihara
  • Patent number: 9124242
    Abstract: A filter includes a plurality of primary resonators connected to a serial arm, a plurality of secondary resonators connected to a parallel arm, a primary inductor connected to at least one of the plurality of primary resonators and a secondary inductor connected to at least one of the plurality of secondary resonators. The primary inductor is arranged so as not to be connected to a path between the secondary resonator to which the secondary inductor is connected in parallel and the primary resonator that is connected to the secondary resonator to which the secondary inductor is connected in parallel.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 21, 2012
    Date of Patent: September 1, 2015
    Assignee: TAIYO YUDEN CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Masanori Ueda, Takashi Matsuda, Tokihiro Nishihara
  • Patent number: 9071225
    Abstract: An electronic circuit includes a plurality of duplexers that are coupled to an antenna terminal and have a pass band different from each other and a plurality of acoustic wave filters that are respectively coupled between the antenna terminal and the plurality of the duplexers, wherein filter characteristics of a first acoustic wave filter of the plurality of the acoustic wave filters are set so as to allow passage of a signal in both a pass band for transmitting and a pass band for receiving of a first duplexer of the plurality of the duplexers that is coupled to the first acoustic wave filter and suppress passage of a signal in both a pass band for transmitting and a pass band for receiving of a second duplexer of the plurality of the duplexers that is different from the first duplexer.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 31, 2012
    Date of Patent: June 30, 2015
    Assignee: TAIYO YUDEN CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Tokihiro Nishihara, Shinji Taniguchi, Tsuyoshi Yokoyama, Masanori Ueda
  • Patent number: 9035536
    Abstract: A piezoelectric thin-film resonator includes: a lower electrode provided on a substrate; a piezoelectric film that is provided on the lower electrode and includes at least two layers; an upper electrode that is provided on the piezoelectric film and has a region sandwiching the piezoelectric film with the lower electrode and facing the lower electrode; and an insulating film that is provided in a region in which the lower electrode and the upper electrode face each other and between each of the at least two layers, wherein an upper face of the insulating film is flatter than a lower face of the insulating film.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 31, 2012
    Date of Patent: May 19, 2015
    Assignee: Taiyo Yuden Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Masanori Ueda, Shinji Taniguchi, Tokihiro Nishihara
  • Patent number: 8941450
    Abstract: An acoustic wave device includes a main resonator and a sub resonator each having a substrate, a lower electrode provided on the substrate, a piezoelectric film provided on the lower electrode, and an upper electrode provided on an upper side of the piezoelectric film. A frequency control film is provided on an upper side of a resonance area in which the upper electrode and the lower electrode face each other in at least one of the main resonator and the sub resonator. The frequency control film has multiple convex patterns, and the convex patterns are arranged with a common pitch for spurious adjustment and with different areas in the main resonator and the sub resonator.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 27, 2012
    Date of Patent: January 27, 2015
    Assignee: Taiyo Yuden Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Tsuyoshi Yokoyama, Shinji Taniguchi, Tokihiro Nishihara, Masanori Ueda
  • Patent number: RE45419
    Abstract: A surface acoustic wave device includes a piezoelectric substrate having a first surface on which comb-like electrodes, first pads connected thereto, and a first film are provided. The first film is located so as to surround the comb-like electrodes. A base substrate has a second surface on which second pads joined to the first pads and a second film joined to the first film are provided. The first and second films joined by a surface activation process define a cavity in which the comb-like electrodes and the first and second pads are hermetically sealed.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 22, 2008
    Date of Patent: March 17, 2015
    Assignee: Taiyo Yuden Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Osamu Kawachi, Osamu Ikata, Masanori Ueda, Suguru Warashina