Patents by Inventor Mitsunaga Saito

Mitsunaga Saito 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: 20210123796
    Abstract: According to an embodiment of the invention, a sensor includes a first element part. The first element part includes a first member and a first element. The first member is tubular and extends along a first direction. The first member includes a first opening and a second opening. A direction from the second opening toward the first opening is along the first direction. The first element includes a vibratile first membrane, and a first supporter supporting the first membrane. The second opening is between the first opening and the first membrane in the first direction.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 4, 2020
    Publication date: April 29, 2021
    Applicant: KABUSHIKI KAISHA TOSHIBA
    Inventors: Kazuhiro ITSUMI, Tomio ONO, Yutaka NAKAI, Noriko YAMAMOTO, Tsuyoshi KOBAYASHI, Akiko HIRAO, Yasuharu HOSONO, Mitsunaga SAITO
  • Publication number: 20210063358
    Abstract: According to one embodiment, an ultrasonic sensor includes first and second elements. The first elements emit a first ultrasonic wave. A first operation is performed. The first operation includes processing based on a first signal. The first signal corresponds to a first reflected wave of the first ultrasonic wave and is obtained from NR of the second elements (NR being an integer of 3 or more) included in the second elements. The first elements are arranged in a first direction at a first pitch pT. The first pitch pT is in the first direction. The NR second elements are arranged at a pitch of the second elements. A component in the first direction of the pitch of the second elements is a second pitch pR. pR/pT is not less than 0.97 times and not more than 1.03 times (NR+j)/NR. j is not n·NR/m.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 11, 2020
    Publication date: March 4, 2021
    Applicant: KABUSHIKI KAISHA TOSHIBA
    Inventors: Tomio ONO, Yasuharu Hosono, Mitsunaga Saito
  • Publication number: 20210063551
    Abstract: According to one embodiment, an ultrasonic sensor includes first and second elements. A first operation is performed. The first operation includes processing based on first and second signals. The first signal corresponds to a first reflected wave of a first ultrasonic wave and is obtained from the first elements. The second signal corresponds to the first reflected wave and is obtained from NR2 of the second elements (NR2 being an integer of 3 or more) included in the second elements. The first elements are arranged along a first direction at a first pitch pR1. The NR2 second elements are arranged at a pitch of the second elements. A component in the first direction of the pitch of the second elements is a second pitch pR2. pR2/pR1 is not less than 0.97 times and not more than 1.03 times (NR2+j)/NR2.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 11, 2020
    Publication date: March 4, 2021
    Applicant: KABUSHIKI KAISHA TOSHIBA
    Inventors: Tomio ONO, Yasuharu HOSONO, Mitsunaga SAITO
  • Patent number: 10859533
    Abstract: A parameter estimation method, comprises: acquiring appearance information including a shape information and a position information of at least one package; vibrating the at least one package at least at one position selected in accordance with the appearance information, and acquiring at least one data showing a vibration of the at least one package, and estimating a value of at least one parameter of the at least one package in accordance with a relation between the at least one data and the at least one parameter.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 10, 2018
    Date of Patent: December 8, 2020
    Assignee: KABUSHIKI KAISHA TOSHIBA
    Inventors: Akiko Hirao, Satoshi Takayama, Tomio Ono, Noriko Yamamoto, Yasuharu Hosono, Tsuyoshi Kobayashi, Kazuhiro Itsumi, Mitsunaga Saito
  • Publication number: 20200212302
    Abstract: A photoelectric conversion material dispersion liquid of an embodiment includes: perovskite crystal particles having a composition represented as ABX3, where A is a monovalent cation of an amine compound, B is a divalent cation of a metal element, and X is a monovalent anion of a halogen element, and having an average particle diameter of not less than 10 nm nor more than 10000 nm; and a dispersion medium which is composed of a poor solvent to the perovskite crystal particles, and in which the perovskite crystal particles are dispersed.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 10, 2020
    Publication date: July 2, 2020
    Applicant: Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba
    Inventors: Haruhi OOOKA, Hideyuki NAKAO, Mitsunaga SAITO
  • Patent number: 10644172
    Abstract: The present embodiments provide a transparent electrode having a laminate structure of: a first metal oxide layer having an amorphous structure and electroconductivity, a metal layer made of a metallic material containing silver or copper, a second metal oxide layer having an amorphous structure and electroconductivity, and a third metal oxide layer having an amorphous structure and continuity, stacked in this order.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 22, 2019
    Date of Patent: May 5, 2020
    Assignee: KABUSHIKI KAISHA TOSHIBA
    Inventors: Naomi Shida, Katsuyuki Naito, Mitsunaga Saito, Takeshi Niimoto
  • Publication number: 20200086347
    Abstract: A sonic device in an embodiment includes a sonic transducer unit and a sonic propagation unit. The sonic transducer unit performs at least one of transmitting and receiving a sonic wave, and has a sonic function surface to configure at least one of a wave transmitting surface and a wave receiving surface. The sonic propagation unit includes: a substrate having a pair of electrodes; an electroadhesive element expressing body including a resin crosslinked body arranged on the substrate, and particles dispersed in the resin crosslinked body; and a power supply to apply voltage to the pair of electrodes. The sonic propagation unit is provided on the sonic function surface of the sonic transducer unit, and the electroadhesive element expressing body in the sonic propagation unit comes into contact with a test object.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 15, 2019
    Publication date: March 19, 2020
    Applicant: KABUSHIKI KAISHA TOSHIBA
    Inventors: Akiko HIRAO, Tomio Ono, Yasuharu Hosono, Tsuyoshi Kobayashi, Mitsunaga Saito
  • Publication number: 20200080974
    Abstract: According to one embodiment, an ultrasonic device includes an ultrasonic transmitter. The ultrasonic transmitter includes a first element, a second element, and a driver. The first element is flexing-vibratable at a first resonant frequency. The second element is flexing-vibratable at a second resonant frequency different from the first resonant frequency. The driver is configured to supply a first electrical signal to the first element and to supply a second electrical signal to the second element. The first electrical signal includes a first signal having the first resonant frequency. The second electrical signal includes a second signal having the second resonant frequency.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 11, 2019
    Publication date: March 12, 2020
    Applicant: Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba
    Inventors: Kazuhiro ITSUMI, Yasuharu HOSONO, Tomio ONO, Mitsunaga SAITO
  • Publication number: 20190393416
    Abstract: The embodiments provide a process and an apparatus for easily producing a transparent electrode of low resistance and of high transparency. The process comprises: coating a hydrophobic polymer film with a dispersion of metal nanowires, press-bonding an electroconductive substrate directly onto the metal nanowires on the polymer film, and peeling and transferring the metal nanowires from the polymer film onto the conductive substrate. The embodiments also relates to an apparatus for the process.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 9, 2019
    Publication date: December 26, 2019
    Applicants: KABUSHIKI KAISHA TOSHIBA, TOSHIBA ENERGY SYSTEMS & SOLUTIONS CORPORATION
    Inventors: Katsuyuki Naito, Naomi Shida, Mitsunaga Saito, Takeshi Niimoto
  • Publication number: 20190378940
    Abstract: The present embodiments provide a transparent electrode having a laminate structure of: a first metal oxide layer having an amorphous structure and electroconductivity, a metal layer made of a metallic material containing silver or copper, a second metal oxide layer having an amorphous structure and electroconductivity, and a third metal oxide layer having an amorphous structure and continuity, stacked in this order.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 22, 2019
    Publication date: December 12, 2019
    Applicant: KABUSHIKI KAISHA TOSHIBA
    Inventors: Naomi SHIDA, Katsuyuki NAITO, Mitsunaga SAITO, Takeshi NIIMOTO
  • Patent number: 10431702
    Abstract: The present embodiments provide a transparent electrode having a laminate structure of: a first metal oxide layer having an amorphous structure and electroconductivity, a metal layer made of a metallic material containing silver or copper, a second metal oxide layer having an amorphous structure and electroconductivity, and a third metal oxide layer having an amorphous structure and continuity, stacked in this order.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 13, 2018
    Date of Patent: October 1, 2019
    Assignee: KABUSHIKI KAISHA TOSHIBA
    Inventors: Naomi Shida, Katsuyuki Naito, Mitsunaga Saito, Takeshi Niimoto
  • Publication number: 20190296215
    Abstract: A multilayer ultrasonic transducer of an embodiment includes: a plurality of stacked oscillators; external electrodes disposed on outer exposed surfaces of two oscillators disposed in the outermost layers out of the plurality of oscillators; and a plurality of internal electrodes each disposed between two of the plurality of oscillators. There are provided electrode regions in which the plurality of internal electrodes are arranged such that the number of layers of the internal electrodes in a direction in which the oscillators are stacked gradiently increases from an inner region toward an outer peripheral region of the plurality of oscillators, and ultrasonic waves emitted from the plurality of oscillators are focused toward at least the inner region.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 14, 2018
    Publication date: September 26, 2019
    Applicant: KABUSHIKI KAISHA TOSHIBA
    Inventors: Tsuyoshi KOBAYASHI, Noriko Yamamoto, Yasuharu Hosono, Mitsunaga Saito, Kazuhiro Itsumi, Akiko Hirao, Tomio Ono
  • Publication number: 20190285589
    Abstract: A parameter estimation method, comprises: acquiring appearance information including a shape information and a position information of at least one package; vibrating the at least one package at least at one position selected in accordance with the appearance information, and acquiring at least one data showing a vibration of the at least one package, and estimating a value of at least one parameter of the at least one package in accordance with a relation between the at least one data and the at least one parameter.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 10, 2018
    Publication date: September 19, 2019
    Applicant: KABUSHIKI KAISHA TOSHIBA
    Inventors: Akiko HIRAO, Satoshi TAKAYAMA, Tomio ONO, Noriko YAMAMOTO, Yasuharu HOSONO, Tsuyoshi KOBAYASHI, Kazuhiro ITSUMI, Mitsunaga SAITO
  • Publication number: 20190081190
    Abstract: The present embodiments provide a transparent electrode having a laminate structure of: a metal oxide layer having an amorphous structure and electroconductivity, and a metal nanowire layer; and further comprising an auxiliary metal wiring. The auxiliary metal wiring covers a part of the metal nanowire layer or of the metal oxide layer, and is connected to the metal nanowire layer.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 13, 2018
    Publication date: March 14, 2019
    Applicant: KABUSHIKI KAISHA TOSHIBA
    Inventors: Katsuyuki NAITO, Naomi SHIDA, Mitsunaga SAITO, Takeshi NllMOTO
  • Publication number: 20190027622
    Abstract: The present embodiments provide a transparent electrode having a laminate structure of: a first metal oxide layer having an amorphous structure and electroconductivity, a metal layer made of a metallic material containing silver or copper, a second metal oxide layer having an amorphous structure and electroconductivity, and a third metal oxide layer having an amorphous structure and continuity, stacked in this order.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 13, 2018
    Publication date: January 24, 2019
    Applicant: KABUSHIKI KAISHA TOSHIBA
    Inventors: Naomi Shida, Katsuyuki Naito, Mitsunaga Saito, Takeshi Niimoto
  • Patent number: 10090468
    Abstract: According to one embodiment, a photoelectric conversion element includes a first electrode, a second electrode, a photoelectric conversion layer and a first layer. The photoelectric conversion layer is provided between the first electrode and the second electrode. The first layer is provided between the first electrode and the photoelectric conversion layer. The first layer includes at least a first metal oxide. The first layer has a plurality of orientation planes. At least one of the orientation planes satisfies the relationship L1>L2, where L1 is a length of the one of the plurality of orientation planes, and L2 is a thickness of the first layer along a first direction. The first direction is from the first electrode toward the second electrode.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 15, 2016
    Date of Patent: October 2, 2018
    Assignee: Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba
    Inventors: Takeshi Gotanda, Hyangmi Jung, Atsuko Iida, Mitsunaga Saito, Yoshihiko Nakano
  • Publication number: 20170077402
    Abstract: A photoelectric conversion material dispersion liquid of an embodiment includes: perovskite crystal particles having a composition represented as ABX3, where A is a monovalent cation of an amine compound, B is a divalent cation of a metal element, and X is a monovalent anion of a halogen element, and having an average particle diameter of not less than 10 nm nor more than 10000 nm; and a dispersion medium which is composed of a poor solvent to the perovskite crystal particles, and in which the perovskite crystal particles are dispersed.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 30, 2016
    Publication date: March 16, 2017
    Applicant: KABUSHIKI KAISHA TOSHIBA
    Inventors: Haruhi OOOKA, Hideyuki NAKAO, Mitsunaga SAITO
  • Publication number: 20160380221
    Abstract: According to one embodiment, a photoelectric conversion element includes a first interconnect, a second interconnect, a photoelectric conversion layer and an insulating layer. The second interconnect is separated from the first interconnect. The photoelectric conversion layer is provided between the first interconnect and the second interconnect. The insulating layer is arranged with the first interconnect. A face formed by the first interconnect and the insulating layer is substantially flat. The face contacts the photoelectric conversion layer.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 13, 2016
    Publication date: December 29, 2016
    Applicant: Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba
    Inventors: Takeshi GOTANDA, Shigehiko Mori, Mitsunaga Saito, Haruhi Cooka, Kenji Todori, Hideyuki Nakao, Satoshi Takayama
  • Publication number: 20160285022
    Abstract: According to one embodiment, a photoelectric conversion element includes a first electrode, a second electrode, a photoelectric conversion layer and a first layer. The photoelectric conversion layer is provided between the first electrode and the second electrode. The first layer is provided between the first electrode and the photoelectric conversion layer. The first layer includes at least a first metal oxide. The first layer has a plurality of orientation planes. At least one of the orientation planes satisfies the relationship L1>L2, where L1 is a length of the one of the plurality of orientation planes, and L2 is a thickness of the first layer along a first direction. The first direction is from the first electrode toward the second electrode.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 15, 2016
    Publication date: September 29, 2016
    Applicant: Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba
    Inventors: Takeshi GOTANDA, Hyangmi JUNG, Atsuko IIDA, Mitsunaga SAITO, Yoshihiko NAKANO
  • Patent number: 9296848
    Abstract: According to one embodiment, a polymer material includes two or more different repeating units each containing a quinoxaline backbone. At least one of the repeating units includes a halogen atom.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 26, 2012
    Date of Patent: March 29, 2016
    Assignee: Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba
    Inventors: Hiroki Iwanaga, Fumihiko Aiga, Masahiro Hosoya, Mitsunaga Saito, Haruhi Oooka, Akihiko Ono