Patents by Inventor Mitsuhiro Masuda

Mitsuhiro Masuda 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: 11907048
    Abstract: A tool for scaling media utilizing healthy regions of a data storage cartridge. The tool determines a health status index for one or more regions of a data storage cartridge. The tool records the health status index to a cartridge memory and housekeeping dataset of the data storage cartridge. The tool determines one or more available regions of the data storage cartridge, based, at least in part, on a capacity designation and the health status index for the one or more regions. The tool returns the one or more available regions and a reduced capacity for the data storage cartridge to a user.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 2, 2021
    Date of Patent: February 20, 2024
    Assignee: International Business Machines Corporation
    Inventors: Setsuko Masuda, Tsuyoshi Miyamura, Mitsuhiro Nishida, Tatsuki Sawada
  • Patent number: 11789795
    Abstract: In an approach to using a cut and paste segment for reading an sHKDS, a request to reposition a tape media in a tape drive is received. Responsive to encountering an error reading an sHKDS while attempting to reposition the tape media, one segment of a plurality of segments from a data set cut and paste error recovery procedure (ERP) is used for an sHKDS cut and paste ERP. Responsive to recovering the sHKDS using the sHKDS cut and paste ERP, the one segment reserved for the sHKDS cut and paste ERP is released to the data set cut and paste ERP.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 8, 2021
    Date of Patent: October 17, 2023
    Assignee: International Business Machines Corporation
    Inventors: Tsuyoshi Miyamura, Setsuko Masuda, Mitsuhiro Nishida, Tatsuki Sawada
  • Patent number: 11721013
    Abstract: The present invention provides an information processing apparatus for determining, for a substrate having undergone an imprint process that forms a pattern of an imprint material, presence/absence of a formation defect of the pattern, including a generating unit configured to generate learning models in one-to-one correspondence with a plurality of different illumination conditions by using images obtained by capturing images of a plurality of substrates on which the pattern is formed under the plurality of illumination conditions, and an obtaining unit configured to input the images obtained by capturing images of the substrates having undergone the imprint process and containing the pattern, to a plurality of learning models generated by the generating unit, and obtain a temporary determination result temporarily indicating the presence/absence of a formation defect of the pattern from each of the plurality of learning models.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 17, 2020
    Date of Patent: August 8, 2023
    Assignee: CANON KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Shinichiro Koga, Mitsuhiro Masuda
  • Publication number: 20230215462
    Abstract: Embodiments of the present invention provide a system, method, and computer program product for offsetting a reading head on a magnetic tape to improve verification. A processor determines a write head width, a read head width, and a track pitch based on determining an LTO standard of the magnetic tape. The processor determines a distance of the reading head from a writing head using the write head width, the read head width, and the track pitch, and causes a tape appliance to relocate the read head on the magnetic tape to the determined distance.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 6, 2022
    Publication date: July 6, 2023
    Inventors: TATSUKI SAWADA, Tsuyoshi Miyamura, SETSUKO MASUDA, Mitsuhiro Nishida
  • Publication number: 20230176936
    Abstract: A tool for scaling media utilizing healthy regions of a data storage cartridge. The tool determines a health status index for one or more regions of a data storage cartridge. The tool records the health status index to a cartridge memory and housekeeping dataset of the data storage cartridge. The tool determines one or more available regions of the data storage cartridge, based, at least in part, on a capacity designation and the health status index for the one or more regions. The tool returns the one or more available regions and a reduced capacity for the data storage cartridge to a user.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 2, 2021
    Publication date: June 8, 2023
    Inventors: SETSUKO MASUDA, Tsuyoshi Miyamura, Mitsuhiro Nishida, TATSUKI SAWADA
  • Patent number: 11131935
    Abstract: An information processing apparatus outputs correction data using a first system that outputs the correction data for correcting a condition defining processing to be performed in a lithography apparatus that forms a pattern onto a substrate. The first system includes a first model that outputs the correction data in case where a processing result indicating a result of the processing is input, and a second model that outputs the processing result in case where the condition is input. The first system corrects the condition using the correction data output from the first model, and outputs the correction data based on the processing result output by inputting the corrected condition to the second model.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 12, 2020
    Date of Patent: September 28, 2021
    Assignee: CANON KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Kenji Yamamoto, Mitsuhiro Masuda
  • Publication number: 20210097675
    Abstract: The present invention provides an information processing apparatus for determining, for a substrate having undergone an imprint process that forms a pattern of an imprint material, presence/absence of a formation defect of the pattern, including a generating unit configured to generate learning models in one-to-one correspondence with a plurality of different illumination conditions by using images obtained by capturing images of a plurality of substrates on which the pattern is formed under the plurality of illumination conditions, and an obtaining unit configured to input the images obtained by capturing images of the substrates having undergone the imprint process and containing the pattern, to a plurality of learning models generated by the generating unit, and obtain a temporary determination result temporarily indicating the presence/absence of a formation defect of the pattern from each of the plurality of learning models.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 17, 2020
    Publication date: April 1, 2021
    Inventors: Shinichiro Koga, Mitsuhiro Masuda
  • Patent number: 10952311
    Abstract: Provided is an electronic control unit, which includes a printed wiring board on which a semiconductor element is mounted, including a power supply pattern and a ground pattern which are formed on the printed wiring board and connected to the semiconductor element, at least one capacitance adjustment pattern which is formed on the printed wiring board, and a connection portion which is provided for each capacitance adjustment pattern and able to switch electrical connection between either the power supply pattern or the ground pattern and the capacitance adjustment pattern.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 24, 2017
    Date of Patent: March 16, 2021
    Assignee: HITACHI AUTOMOTIVE SYSTEMS, LTD.
    Inventors: Masahiro Toyama, Yutaka Uematsu, Hiroki Funato, Hideki Osaka, Mitsuhiro Masuda
  • Patent number: 10892178
    Abstract: A substrate processing system having a plurality of substrate processing apparatuses, a host control apparatus, and a management apparatus is provided. The management apparatus determines a substrate processing apparatus that needs maintenance processing, based on operation information collected from each of the substrate processing apparatuses, and notifies a determination result to the substrate processing apparatus determined to need the maintenance processing. Each of the substrate processing apparatuses transmits information for executing the maintenance processing to the host control apparatuses upon receiving the determination result. The host control apparatus monitors an operation state of each of the substrate processing apparatuses, and, based on the operation state of the substrate processing apparatus that transmitted the information for executing the maintenance processing, controls a timing of performance of the maintenance processing with respect to the substrate processing apparatus.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 16, 2019
    Date of Patent: January 12, 2021
    Assignee: CANON KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Mitsuhiro Masuda, Kenji Yamamoto
  • Publication number: 20200264513
    Abstract: An information processing apparatus outputs correction data using a first system that outputs the correction data for correcting a condition defining processing to be performed in a lithography apparatus that forms a pattern onto a substrate. The first system includes a first model that outputs the correction data in case where a processing result indicating a result of the processing is input, and a second model that outputs the processing result in case where the condition is input. The first system corrects the condition using the correction data output from the first model, and outputs the correction data based on the processing result output by inputting the corrected condition to the second model.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 12, 2020
    Publication date: August 20, 2020
    Inventors: Kenji Yamamoto, Mitsuhiro Masuda
  • Publication number: 20190371637
    Abstract: A substrate processing system having a plurality of substrate processing apparatuses, a host control apparatus, and a management apparatus is provided. The management apparatus determines a substrate processing apparatus that needs maintenance processing, based on operation information collected from each of the substrate processing apparatuses, and notifies a determination result to the substrate processing apparatus determined to need the maintenance processing. Each of the substrate processing apparatuses transmits information for executing the maintenance processing to the host control apparatuses upon receiving the determination result. The host control apparatus monitors an operation state of each of the substrate processing apparatuses, and, based on the operation state of the substrate processing apparatus that transmitted the information for executing the maintenance processing, controls a timing of performance of the maintenance processing with respect to the substrate processing apparatus.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 16, 2019
    Publication date: December 5, 2019
    Inventors: Mitsuhiro Masuda, Kenji Yamamoto
  • Publication number: 20190342989
    Abstract: Provided is an electronic control unit, which includes a printed wiring board on which a semiconductor element is mounted, including a power supply pattern and a ground pattern which are formed on the printed wiring board and connected to the semiconductor element, at least one capacitance adjustment pattern which is formed on the printed wiring board, and a connection portion which is provided for each capacitance adjustment pattern and able to switch electrical connection between either the power supply pattern or the ground pattern and the capacitance adjustment pattern.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 24, 2017
    Publication date: November 7, 2019
    Applicant: HITACHI AUTOMOTIVE SYSTEMS, LTD.
    Inventors: Masahiro TOYAMA, Yutaka UEMATSU, Hiroki FUNATO, Hideki OSAKA, Mitsuhiro MASUDA
  • Patent number: 10394683
    Abstract: A data transmission method of transmitting data of log information recorded in log data of a manufacturing apparatus to an external device includes: storing correspondence information between information of a first identifier and information of a second identifier, the first identifier being an identifier used to identify a thing about a process performed by the manufacturing apparatus and being shared by the manufacturing apparatus and the external device, the second identifier being an identifier used to identify a thing about a process performed by the manufacturing apparatus and being used by the manufacturing apparatus; and obtaining, based on the correspondence information, information of the first identifier corresponding to information of the second identifier recorded in log information, and transmitting data of the log information to which the obtained information of the first identifier has been added. The storing and the obtaining are executed by an information processing device.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 7, 2017
    Date of Patent: August 27, 2019
    Assignee: CANON KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventor: Mitsuhiro Masuda
  • Patent number: 10055443
    Abstract: The present invention provides an information processing method of processing history information of a manufacturing apparatus with an information processing apparatus including a storage, the method comprising a first transferring step of transferring, based on a request from a first information processing apparatus, history information stored in the storage to the first information processing apparatus, an updating step of updating the history information stored in the storage, and a second transferring step of transferring, based on a request from a second information processing apparatus, history information stored in the storage to the second information processing apparatus, wherein the second transferring step transfers, in a case where history information requested by the second information processing apparatus has not been obtained from the manufacturing apparatus, the history information to the second information processing apparatus after the history information is obtained.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 10, 2015
    Date of Patent: August 21, 2018
    Assignee: CANON KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventor: Mitsuhiro Masuda
  • Publication number: 20170300399
    Abstract: A data transmission method of transmitting data of log information recorded in log data of a manufacturing apparatus to an external device includes: storing correspondence information between information of a first identifier and information of a second identifier, the first identifier being an identifier used to identify a thing about a process performed by the manufacturing apparatus and being shared by the manufacturing apparatus and the external device, the second identifier being an identifier used to identify a thing about a process performed by the manufacturing apparatus and being used by the manufacturing apparatus; and obtaining, based on the correspondence information, information of the first identifier corresponding to information of the second identifier recorded in log information, and transmitting data of the log information to which the obtained information of the first identifier has been added. The storing and the obtaining are executed by an information processing device.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 7, 2017
    Publication date: October 19, 2017
    Inventor: Mitsuhiro Masuda
  • Publication number: 20160012095
    Abstract: The present invention provides an information processing method of processing history information of a manufacturing apparatus with an information processing apparatus including a storage, the method comprising a first transferring step of transferring, based on a request from a first information processing apparatus, history information stored in the storage to the first information processing apparatus, an updating step of updating the history information stored in the storage, and a second transferring step of transferring, based on a request from a second information processing apparatus, history information stored in the storage to the second information processing apparatus, wherein the second transferring step transfers, in a case where history information requested by the second information processing apparatus has not been obtained from the manufacturing apparatus, the history information to the second information processing apparatus after the history information is obtained.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 10, 2015
    Publication date: January 14, 2016
    Inventor: Mitsuhiro Masuda
  • Patent number: 8516145
    Abstract: An apparatus which transmits data generated by a device manufacturing apparatus to at least one terminal, comprises a communication unit, a transmission request processor configured to accept or reject a transmission request which the communication unit has received from the terminal, and a transmission controller configured to control the communication unit to transmit, in response to a transmission request accepted by the transmission request processor, data corresponding to the transmission request to a terminal, of the at least one terminal, which has transmitted the transmission request, wherein the transmission request processor accepts a new transmission request if a sum of transmission rates of the respective data concurrently transmitted from the communication unit in response to transmission requests which the transmission request processor has already accepted and a transmission rate at which data is transmitted in response to the new transmission request does not exceed a preset allowable transmis
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 16, 2010
    Date of Patent: August 20, 2013
    Assignee: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
    Inventors: Daisuke Itai, Hiroaki Fujiwara, Mitsuhiro Masuda, Kunitaka Ozawa
  • Patent number: 8065270
    Abstract: An information processing system using apparatus data recorded in a database in accordance with a data definition updated as needed, comprises a storage unit configured to store a data definition history that makes a data definition version and a period during which a data definition for the data definition version was used to correspond to each other, a data definition library in which the data definition version and the data definition for the data definition version are registered in correspondence with each other, and a detection unit configured to detect, from the data definition history, a data definition version of a data definition used in a period designated via a user interface, to detect a data definition for the detected data definition version from the data definition library, and to provide the detected data definition version and data definition to the user interface.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 3, 2010
    Date of Patent: November 22, 2011
    Assignee: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
    Inventors: Daisuke Itai, Kunitaka Ozawa, Hiroaki Fujiwara, Yoshihiro Kawauchi, Hisao Nakagawa, Hajime Nakamura, Mitsuhiro Masuda
  • Patent number: 8060472
    Abstract: An information processing system which utilizes apparatus data recorded in a database in conformity with a data definition which can be updated as needed, comprises a storage unit configured to store a data definition history in which a data definition version is associated with a period for which a data definition in the data definition version is used, a data definition library configured to register a data definition version and a data definition in the data definition version in association with each other, an extractor configured to extract, from the database, apparatus data which meets an extraction condition including an extraction period designated via a user interface, and a converter configured to convert an expression of the apparatus data extracted by the extractor into an expression conforming to a data definition designated via the user interface.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 3, 2010
    Date of Patent: November 15, 2011
    Assignee: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
    Inventors: Daisuke Itai, Kunitaka Ozawa, Hiroaki Fujiwara, Yoshihiro Kawauchi, Hisao Nakagawa, Hajime Nakamura, Mitsuhiro Masuda
  • Publication number: 20110110542
    Abstract: A piezoelectric exciter includes: a beam including a substrate and a piezoelectric element affixed to the substrate; a supporting portion that supports the beam; a terminal fixed to the supporting portion, the terminal feeding electricity to the piezoelectric element; and a conductive member that electrically connects the terminal to an electrode of the piezoelectric element, wherein a conductive-member-containing recess is formed in the supporting portion and the conductive member is contained in the conductive-member-containing recess in an embedded state and wherein the supporting portion is made of a resin that is subjected to insert molding together with the substrate and the beam is made by affixing the piezoelectric element to the substrate after the insert molding.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 11, 2009
    Publication date: May 12, 2011
    Applicant: STAR MICRONICS CO., LTD.
    Inventor: Mitsuhiro Masuda