Patents by Inventor Masayuki Tanaka

Masayuki 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).

  • Patent number: 11016036
    Abstract: To provide a reflected light measurement device capable of efficiently performing disconnection inspection on an optical connector, and a plurality of optical fibers. The reflected light measurement device 1 includes a laser light source 2, a beam splitter 3 that branches measurement laser light L into measurement laser light L1 to be transmitted and reference laser light L2 to be reflected, a reference mirror 4 including an optical path length varying mechanism capable of adjusting an optical path length of the reference laser light L2, an optical path length switching unit 5, and switches the optical path length of the reference laser light L2 to a plurality of fixed lengths, and a photometer 6 that receives measurement laser light L1? reflected at defect sites D1 and D2 such as disconnection inside connectors C1 and C2, and reference laser light L2? reflected by the reference mirror 4.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 2, 2019
    Date of Patent: May 25, 2021
    Assignee: OPT GATE CO., LTD.
    Inventor: Masayuki Tanaka
  • Publication number: 20210152258
    Abstract: To suppress occurrence of communication not intended by the user while improving ease of introduction regarding an electrode device. An electrode device including a conductive plate, a first electrode plate provided in parallel with the conductive plate and spaced apart from the conductive plate in the thickness direction of the conductive plate, and a second electrode plate provided in parallel with the conductive plate, at a location not overlapping with the first electrode plate in the planar direction of the conductive plate.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 24, 2018
    Publication date: May 20, 2021
    Inventors: MASAHIRO UNO, MASAYUKI TANAKA, SHINICHI FUKUDA
  • Patent number: 11009891
    Abstract: A vehicle is configured to accommodate a cart and a passenger. A communication unit of the vehicle is configured to communicate with the cart. A traveling environment acquisition unit of the vehicle is configured to acquire a traveling environment of the vehicle. A cart control unit of the vehicle is configured to control an arrangement of the cart in the vehicle through the communication unit according to the traveling environment acquired toy the traveling environment acquisition unit.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 20, 2018
    Date of Patent: May 18, 2021
    Assignee: Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha
    Inventors: Tomohito Matsuoka, Seiichi Tsunoda, Jiro Goto, Masayuki Yamada, Yasutaka Eto, Keima Fukunaga, Kinya Tagawa, Yasuhiro Sasaki, Sho Tanaka, Yuki Shinohara
  • Patent number: 11010876
    Abstract: An image processing system includes: a weight determination circuitry configured to determine a band containing important information from among a group of images, which are acquired by a plurality of sensors, and to express a degree of importance of the band as a weight; a calculation circuitry configured to calculate, using the weight, an amount calculated based on a gradient of an image based on a gradient of each image, that is calculated based on the group of images, in order to restrict a gradient of an output image; and an image optimization circuitry configured to compose the output image using the amount calculated based on the gradient of the image.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 10, 2016
    Date of Patent: May 18, 2021
    Assignees: NEC Corporation, TOKYO INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY
    Inventors: Takashi Shibata, Masayuki Tanaka, Masatoshi Okutomi
  • Publication number: 20210143618
    Abstract: A hermetic portion on the side of a main body portion of a gas insulated switchgear and a hermetic portion of a bushing tank which has polymer bushings connected to the main body portion are configured separately, and electrical connection between the main body portion side and the bushing tank is carried out in an open portion. A mid tank is provided in the rear of the main body portion in which a switching apparatus is housed, and conductor portions which are horizontally led out from the main body portion are led into the mid tank, bent upward, and connected to bushings on the top of the mid tank. Cables are extended downward from the bottom of the bushing tank disposed above the mid tank via a support panel, and in the open portion, the cables are connected to the bushings.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 5, 2019
    Publication date: May 13, 2021
    Applicant: Mitsubishi Electric Corporation
    Inventors: Tadahiro YOSHIDA, Naoki TANAKA, Masayuki TAKEBE, Shintaro KUROAKI
  • Patent number: 10996594
    Abstract: An endless belt includes either a single-layer body including a layer including an imide resin and conductive particles, or a multilayer body including the layer as an outermost layer. The ratio y/x of the layer is 0.8992 or more and 1.0157 or less, where x [log ?/?] is the common logarithm of the surface resistivity of the outer peripheral surface of the layer measured with a ring probe when a voltage of 100 V is applied to the layer for 3 seconds at a load of 1 kg, and y [log ?·cm] is the common logarithm of the volume resistivity of the layer measured with a ring probe when a voltage of 100 V is applied to the layer for 5 seconds at a load of 1 kg.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 24, 2020
    Date of Patent: May 4, 2021
    Assignee: FUJI XEROX CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Hiroaki Tanaka, Satoya Sugiura, Daisuke Tanemura, Masato Ono, Masato Furukawa, Shigeru Fukuda, Masayuki Seko, Koichi Matsumoto, Shogo Hayashi, Tomoko Suzuki
  • Publication number: 20210118906
    Abstract: In one embodiment, a semiconductor device includes a substrate, insulating films and first films alternately stacked on the substrate, at least one of the first films including an electrode layer and a charge storage layer provided on a face of the electrode layer via a first insulator, and a semiconductor layer provided on a face of the charge storage layer via a second insulator. The device further includes at least one of a first portion including nitrogen and provided between the first insulator and the charge storage layer with an air gap provided in the first insulator, a second portion including nitrogen, provided between the charge storage layer and the second insulator, and including a portion protruding toward the charge storage layer, and a third portion including nitrogen and provided between the second insulator and the semiconductor layer with an air gap provided in the first insulator.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 29, 2020
    Publication date: April 22, 2021
    Applicant: TOSHIBA MEMORY CORPORATION
    Inventors: Keiichi SAWA, Kazuhiro MATSUO, Kazuhisa MATSUDA, Hiroyuki YAMASHITA, Yuta SAITO, Shinji MORI, Masayuki TANAKA, Kenichiro TORATANI, Atsushi TAKAHASHI, Shouji HONDA
  • Publication number: 20210116867
    Abstract: A timepiece includes a first motor having a rotor for rotating a hour hand, and a first train wheel group having a wheel gear rotating based on rotation of the rotor. The first train wheel group includes a third intermediate hour pinion, a first intermediate hour pinion, a twenty four hour wheel gear having a first reference load unit disposed to mesh with the third intermediate hour pinion so that a load received by the rotor fluctuates in a case where the twenty four hour wheel gear meshes with the third intermediate hour pinion, and rotating at a first reduction ratio with respect to the rotor, and a second intermediate hour wheel gear having a second reference load unit disposed to mesh with the first intermediate hour pinion so that the load received by the rotor fluctuates in a case where the second intermediate hour wheel gear meshes with the first intermediate hour pinion, and rotating at a second reduction ratio lower than the first reduction ratio with respect to the rotor.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 30, 2020
    Publication date: April 22, 2021
    Inventors: Masayuki KAWATA, Katsuya MUGISHIMA, Ken SATO, Yuya TANAKA
  • Patent number: 10968238
    Abstract: Methods of producing a compound represented by formula (I) or a pharmacologically acceptable salt thereof include: wherein L1 is an optionally substituted C1-6 alkylene group or the like, L2 is a single bond or the like, L3 is a single bond or the like, R1, R2, and R3 are each independently an optionally substituted C1-4 alkyl group or the like, R4 is a hydrogen atom or the like, and R5 is a hydrogen atom or the like.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 30, 2018
    Date of Patent: April 6, 2021
    Assignee: UBE INDUSTRIES, LTD.
    Inventors: Noriaki Iwase, Shigeyuki Kono, Masayuki Tanaka, Masaaki Matoyama, Satoshi Umezaki, Yusuke Shiraishi, Masahiro Kojima, Hayato Nishiyama
  • Patent number: 10971735
    Abstract: An electrochemical cell according to one embodiment includes a solid electrolyte layer having insulating property, a first electrode, and a second electrode. The solid electrolyte layer has a first face and a second face, and allows ions to move therethrough. The first electrode is one of an anode and a cathode and provided on the first face. The first electrode includes an inside channel that allows gas to flow, a third face into which a first open end of the channel opens, a fourth face into which a second open end of the channel opens, and an inner wall face that defines the channel. The second electrode is the other of the anode and the cathode and provided on the second face.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 30, 2018
    Date of Patent: April 6, 2021
    Assignee: KABUSHIKI KAISHA TOSHIBA
    Inventors: Yasuaki Hadame, Masayuki Tanaka, Naoya Akaishi, Takahiro Terada, Shinji Nakata
  • Patent number: 10964716
    Abstract: A semiconductor device comprises a substrate. A plurality of electrode layers and a plurality of insulating layers are formed in an alternating stack above the substrate. A semiconductor column extends through the plurality of electrode layers and the plurality of insulating layers. The semiconductor column comprises a single-crystal semiconductor material on an outer peripheral surface facing the electrode and insulating layers. First insulating films are formed between the semiconductor column and the electrode layers. The first insulating films are spaced from each other along the column length. Each first insulating film corresponds to one electrode layer. A charge storage layer is between each of the first insulating films and the electrode layers. A second insulating film is between the charge storage layer and each of the electrode layers.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 14, 2019
    Date of Patent: March 30, 2021
    Assignee: TOSHIBA MEMORY CORPORATION
    Inventors: Shinji Mori, Kazuhiro Matsuo, Yuta Saito, Keiichi Sawa, Kazuhisa Matsuda, Atsushi Takahashi, Masayuki Tanaka, Kenichiro Toratani
  • Patent number: 10943561
    Abstract: The image data display system according to the present invention makes it possible to comprehend a global distribution of measurement values and a change in details of the measurement values simultaneously. In the present invention, a color information conversion unit converts the measurement values to color information for representing the global distribution of the measurement values. A detail extraction unit extracts detail information of the measurement values from the measurement values. A detail adjustment unit adjusts the strength of detail information and generates adjusted detail information. A color information adding unit adds color information on the basis of the adjusted detail information.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 7, 2017
    Date of Patent: March 9, 2021
    Assignees: NEC Corporation, TOKYO INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY
    Inventors: Takashi Shibata, Masayuki Tanaka, Masatoshi Okutomi
  • Patent number: 10943339
    Abstract: The present invention enables a high-quality filtered image to be generated even from multimodal and multispectral images containing positional deviations. An image perturbation part generates a perturbed guide image group comprising first to K-th perturbed guide images obtained by deforming a guide image. A filtering part generates a filtered image group comprising first to K-th filtered images by applying first to K-th filtering processing to a target image by using the perturbed guide image group. A reliability calculation part calculates a reliability group comprising first to K-th reliabilities for the first to K-th filtered images of the filtered image group on the basis of first to K-th correlation values between the first to K-th perturbed guide images and the target image. A weight optimization part generates, on the basis of the first to K-th reliabilities, a weight group comprising first to K-th weights to be respectively used when compositing the first to K-th filtered images.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 26, 2017
    Date of Patent: March 9, 2021
    Assignees: NEC CORPORATION, TOKYO INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY
    Inventors: Takashi Shibata, Masatoshi Okutomi, Masayuki Tanaka
  • Patent number: 10923487
    Abstract: A semiconductor memory device includes a channel layer and a gate electrode. A first insulating layer is between the semiconductor layer and the gate electrode. A second insulating layer is between the first insulating layer and the gate electrode. A storage region is between the first insulating layer and the second insulating layer. The storage region comprises metal or semiconductor material. A coating layer comprises silicon and nitrogen and surrounds the storage region. The coating layer is between the storage region and the second insulating layer and between the storage region and the first insulating layer.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 27, 2019
    Date of Patent: February 16, 2021
    Assignee: TOSHIBA MEMORY CORPORATION
    Inventors: Hiroyuki Yamashita, Shinji Mori, Keiichi Sawa, Kazuhiro Matsuo, Kazuhisa Matsuda, Yuta Saito, Atsushi Takahashi, Masayuki Tanaka
  • Patent number: 10907595
    Abstract: A protector protects a high-pressure fuel pump of an internal combustion engine. The protector and the high-pressure fuel pump are fastened to an engine body by a bolt inserted through a metal collar. The protector further includes an elastic insulating layer located between the collar and a carbon fiber reinforced plastic portion. The collar is embedded in the carbon fiber reinforced plastic portion with the insulating layer compressed.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 10, 2019
    Date of Patent: February 2, 2021
    Assignee: TOYOTA JIDOSHA KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Hiroya Kato, Masayuki Tanaka, Tomihisa Tsuchiya
  • Patent number: 10910401
    Abstract: In one embodiment, a semiconductor device includes a substrate, insulating films and first films alternately stacked on the substrate, at least one of the first films including an electrode layer and a charge storage layer provided on a face of the electrode layer via a first insulator, and a semiconductor layer provided on a face of the charge storage layer via a second insulator. The device further includes at least one of a first portion including nitrogen and provided between the first insulator and the charge storage layer with an air gap provided in the first insulator, a second portion including nitrogen, provided between the charge storage layer and the second insulator, and including a portion protruding toward the charge storage layer, and a third portion including nitrogen and provided between the second insulator and the semiconductor layer with an air gap provided in the first insulator.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 3, 2019
    Date of Patent: February 2, 2021
    Assignee: TOSHIBA MEMORY CORPORATION
    Inventors: Keiichi Sawa, Kazuhiro Matsuo, Kazuhisa Matsuda, Hiroyuki Yamashita, Yuta Saito, Shinji Mori, Masayuki Tanaka, Kenichiro Toratani, Atsushi Takahashi, Shouji Honda
  • Patent number: 10844485
    Abstract: A fluid passage structure includes a housing and first wall portions. The housing includes an outer surface located at an end of a first direction and two passages separated from each other provided inside. Each of two passages includes at least one fluid chamber, openings that open to the outer surface, and branch paths that is coupled to the fluid chamber. The fluid chambers of the two passages are arranged alternately in the first direction. The branch paths include at least one of: branch paths that couple at least one of the openings with one fluid chamber; and branch paths that couple one fluid chamber with another fluid chamber. The first wall portions are provided in the housing, face the fluid chamber, and are arranged in the first direction via the fluid chamber.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 26, 2017
    Date of Patent: November 24, 2020
    Assignee: Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba
    Inventors: Shinya Higashi, Takahiro Terada, Takuya Matsuda, Shiguma Kato, Masayuki Tanaka
  • Patent number: 10819150
    Abstract: Provided is a non-contact electric power feeding system including an electric power feeding device, and an electric power receiving device configured to receive electric power fed from the electric power feeding device. The electric power feeding device includes a primary-side coil, a driver, a primary-side control unit, and a primary-side communication unit. The electric power receiving device includes a secondary-side coil, a rectifier unit, a regulator, a secondary-side communication unit, and a secondary-side control unit.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 23, 2018
    Date of Patent: October 27, 2020
    Assignee: Sony Corporation
    Inventors: Osamu Kozakai, Hiroaki Nakano, Shinichi Fukuda, Masayuki Tanaka
  • Publication number: 20200299075
    Abstract: A sheet stacking apparatus according to an embodiment stacks first and second sheets. The first sheet includes first stacked and non-stacked parts. The second sheet includes second stacked and non-stacked parts. The first and second stacked parts are stacked to overlap in a Z-direction. The apparatus includes a first holding part holding the first sheet and a second holding part holding the second sheet. The first and second holding parts each include a frame part and a supporter. The frame part extends in an X-direction. The supporter supports the sheet in the Z-direction and provided at the frame part. The first and second holding parts are respectively configured to hold the sheets in a state in which movement of the sheets in the X-direction is regulated. The supporter is provided to be able to drop the object by releasing the supporting of the object in the Z-direction.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 7, 2020
    Publication date: September 24, 2020
    Applicant: KABUSHIKI KAISHA TOSHIBA
    Inventors: Masayuki TANAKA, Takahiro TERADA, Wataru NITTA
  • Publication number: 20200295035
    Abstract: In one embodiment, a semiconductor device includes a substrate, insulating films and first films alternately stacked on the substrate, at least one of the first films including an electrode layer and a charge storage layer provided on a face of the electrode layer via a first insulator, and a semiconductor layer provided on a face of the charge storage layer via a second insulator. The device further includes at least one of a first portion including nitrogen and provided between the first insulator and the charge storage layer with an air gap provided in the first insulator, a second portion including nitrogen, provided between the charge storage layer and the second insulator, and including a portion protruding toward the charge storage layer, and a third portion including nitrogen and provided between the second insulator and the semiconductor layer with an air gap provided in the first insulator.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 3, 2019
    Publication date: September 17, 2020
    Applicant: TOSHIBA MEMORY CORPORATION
    Inventors: Keiichi SAWA, Kazuhiro MATSUO, Kazuhisa MATSUDA, Hiroyuki YAMASHITA, Yuta SAITO, Shinji MORI, Masayuki TANAKA, Kenichiro TORATANI, Atsushi TAKAHASHI, Shouji HONDA