Patents by Inventor Norihiro Arai

Norihiro Arai 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: 10427412
    Abstract: An object is to provide a liquid ejecting apparatus that enables a liquid storage container to be properly and easily refilled with a liquid from a liquid refilling container without causing color mixture in the liquid storage container. The liquid ejecting apparatus includes liquid storage containers each configured to feed the liquid to a liquid ejecting portion and liquid refilling containers each configured to refill the liquid storage container with the liquid. A first fitting unit is provided around a liquid injection port in each of the liquid storage containers. A second fitting unit is provided around a liquid pour-out port in each of the liquid refilling containers. The second fitting unit is fitted to the first fitting unit to enable the liquid to be delivered from the liquid pour-out port to the liquid injection port.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 9, 2017
    Date of Patent: October 1, 2019
    Assignee: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
    Inventors: Kyoshiro Okude, Masateru Komori, Masato Koshimizu, Tsuyoshi Saeki, Yukimichi Kimura, Masahiro Kawanishi, Masaaki Matsuura, Katsuyuki Yokoi, Akira Shiba, Ryo Shimamura, Kazuya Yoshii, Norihiro Ikebe, Takeho Miyashita, Tomoki Yamamuro, Atsushi Arai, Masatoshi Ohira, Tatsuaki Orihara, Hirofumi Okuhara, Kazumasa Matsushita, Misato Furuya
  • Patent number: 10416488
    Abstract: A liquid crystal display includes: a first substrate and a second substrate arranged to face each other; a liquid crystal layer provided between the first substrate and the second substrate and having a vertical alignment (VA) mode; a first electrode provided on the first substrate and extending in a first direction; a first pixel electrode and a second pixel electrode which are provided in one pixel region and above the first electrode, with an insulating layer interposed, and which are arrayed in the first direction; a first contact member which connects the first electrode and the first pixel electrode to each other; a second contact member which connects the first electrode and the second pixel electrode to each other; and a common electrode provided on the second substrate.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 26, 2017
    Date of Patent: September 17, 2019
    Assignee: TOPPAN PRINTING CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Norihiro Arai, Hiromitsu Ishii, Ryota Mizusako, Kunpei Kobayashi
  • Publication number: 20190272954
    Abstract: A method of manufacturing a multilayer ceramic capacitor includes: forming a multilayer body by alternately stacking a green sheet and a conductive paste for forming an internal electrode layer, the green sheet being mainly composed of a ceramic material having a perovskite structure that includes Ca and Zr and is expressed by a general expression ABO3 and containing an alkali metal, the conductive paste being mainly composed of Cu, containing a ceramic co-material and no alkali metal; and baking the multilayer body to obtain a ceramic multilayer body.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 27, 2019
    Publication date: September 5, 2019
    Inventors: Jyouji ARIGA, Takeshi NOSAKI, Masumi ISHII, Norihiro ARAI, Hiroyuki MOTEKI, Manabu OZAWA
  • Patent number: 10399347
    Abstract: A liquid supplying mechanism includes: a tank including a liquid storage section configured to store a liquid, and a liquid injection port configured to inject the liquid into the liquid storage section; and a bottle configured to replenish the liquid into the tank. The bottle includes: a bottle section configured to store the liquid; and a protruding section, which protrudes from the bottle section, and is insertable into the liquid injection port so as to inject, into the liquid storage section, the liquid stored in the bottle section. The liquid injection port includes: a protruding section insertion portion into which the protruding section of the bottle is insertable; and a protruding section fixing portion, which is engageable with the protruding section of the bottle, to thereby be capable of fixing the bottle to the tank.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 16, 2017
    Date of Patent: September 3, 2019
    Assignee: CANON KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Takeho Miyashita, Ryo Shimamura, Akira Shiba, Kazuya Yoshii, Norihiro Ikebe, Tomoki Yamamuro, Atsushi Arai, Masatoshi Ohira, Tatsuaki Orihara, Hirofumi Okuhara, Kazumasa Matsushita, Misato Furuya
  • Patent number: 10399346
    Abstract: A liquid container unit includes: a liquid container including: a plurality of liquid storage portions; and a plurality of injection ports which are provided to the respective plurality of liquid storage portions, and are configured to enable injection of liquid into the plurality of liquid storage portions; and an injection port cover which is provided to the liquid container so as to be rotatable and is configured to cover the plurality of injection ports so as to be openable and closable, the injection port cover including a plurality of stopper members configured to close the plurality of injection ports when the injection port cover is closed.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 23, 2017
    Date of Patent: September 3, 2019
    Assignee: CANON KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Atsushi Arai, Tomoki Yamamuro, Tatsuaki Orihara, Takeho Miyashita, Kazuya Yoshii, Norihiro Ikebe, Akira Shiba, Ryo Shimamura, Masatoshi Ohira, Hirofumi Okuhara, Kazumasa Matsushita, Misato Furuya
  • Patent number: 10381160
    Abstract: A multi-layer ceramic electronic component includes a multi-layer unit and an external electrode. The multi-layer unit includes an end surface oriented in a first direction, a side surface oriented in a second direction orthogonal to the first direction, a ridge connecting the end surface and the side surface, ceramic layers, and internal electrodes. The multi-layer ceramic electronic component satisfies the following relationships: A/L?0.0142*ln(L)+0.0256, A/T?0.0274*ln(T)+0.0719, B/L?0.0103*ln(L)+0.0281, and B/T?0.0189*ln(T)+0.0707, where A represents a thickness of the external electrode in the second direction at a position adjacent to the ridge on the side surface, B represents a thickness of the external electrode in the first direction at a position adjacent to the ridge on the end surface, L represents a dimension of the multi-layer ceramic electronic component in the first direction, and T represents a dimension of the multi-layer ceramic electronic component in the second direction.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 15, 2017
    Date of Patent: August 13, 2019
    Assignee: TAIYO YUDEN CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Katsuo Sakatsume, Masumi Ishii, Takeshi Nosaki, Norihiro Arai, Jyouji Ariga, Yasushi Inoue
  • Publication number: 20190180940
    Abstract: A multi-layer ceramic capacitor includes: a ceramic body including ceramic layers laminated along one axial direction, first and second internal electrodes alternately disposed between the ceramic layers, first and second end surfaces to which the first and second internal electrodes are respectively drawn, a first end margin that forms an interval between the first end surface and the second internal electrodes, and a second end margin that forms an interval between the second end surface and the first internal electrodes; and first and second external electrodes that respectively cover the first and second end surfaces and are respectively connected to the first and second internal electrodes, the multi-layer ceramic capacitor satisfying the following relationship: SE?S/400+300, where S (?m) represents an area of the ceramic body and SE (?m) represents a total area of the first and second internal electrodes in cross sections of the first and second end margins.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 30, 2018
    Publication date: June 13, 2019
    Inventors: JYOUJI ARIGA, KATSUO SAKATSUME, MASUMI ISHII, TAKESHI NOSAKI, NORIHIRO ARAI, YASUSHI INOUE
  • Publication number: 20190172863
    Abstract: The present disclosure relates to an imaging device, a manufacturing method, and an electronic apparatus—An imaging device includes: a sensor substrate with an effective pixel area; a transparent sealing member that seals a surface of the sensor substrate; a sealing resin that bonds the sensor substrate and the sealing member; and a reinforcing resin that bonds the sensor substrate and the sealing member. A product of adhesive strength per unit area of the sealing resin and the reinforcing resin in the outer peripheral region and an area of a part bonded in the outer peripheral region is set to be larger than a product of adhesive strength per unit area of the sealing resin in the effective pixel area and an area of a part bonded in the effective pixel area. The present technology can be applied to, for example, a CMOS image sensor of WCSP.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 25, 2017
    Publication date: June 6, 2019
    Applicant: SONY SEMICONDUCTOR SOLUTIONS CORPORATION
    Inventors: Yoshiaki MASUDA, Atsuhiro ANDO, Norihiro KUBO, Chihiro ARAI, Sotetsu SAITO, Masahiro TADA, Shinji MIYAZAWA
  • Publication number: 20190139704
    Abstract: A multilayer ceramic capacitor includes: a ceramic multilayer structure designated to have ceramic dielectric layers and internal electrode layers alternately stacked, the internal electrode layers being mainly composed of a transition metal other than an iron group, end edges of the internal electrode layers being alternately exposed to a first end face and a second end face; and a pair of external electrodes provided on the first end face and the second end face, wherein: the external electrodes have a base conductive layer and a first plated layer; the base conductive layer directly contacts the ceramic multilayer structure; a main component of the base conductive layer is a noble metal or a transition metal other than an iron group; and a total concentration of Si and B in a second-phase not contacting the ceramic multilayer structure is 0.3 wt % or less, in the base conductive layer.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 1, 2018
    Publication date: May 9, 2019
    Inventors: Norihiro ARAI, Takeshi NOSAKI, Masumi ISHII, Jyouji ARIGA, Hiroyuki MOTEKI, Manabu OZAWA
  • Publication number: 20190096578
    Abstract: A multi-layer ceramic capacitor includes: a ceramic body that includes a plurality of ceramic layers laminated in one axial direction and includes polycrystal having a Perovskite structure as a main phase, the Perovskite structure containing calcium and zirconium and being expressed by a general expression ABO3, the polycrystal containing silicon, boron, and lithium; first and second internal electrodes alternately disposed between the ceramic layers; a first external electrode provided on an outer surface of the ceramic body and connected to the first internal electrodes; and a second external electrode provided on the outer surface of the ceramic body and connected to the second internal electrodes, the multi-layer ceramic capacitor satisfying 0.2858V+0.4371?CLi?0.1306V+3.0391, where V (mm3) represents a volume of the ceramic body, and CLi (atm %) represents a concentration of the lithium when a concentration of a B-site element of the main phase of the polycrystal is 100 atm %.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 10, 2018
    Publication date: March 28, 2019
    Inventors: NORIHIRO ARAI, KATSUO SAKATSUME, TAKESHI NOSAKI, MASUMI ISHII, JOJI ARIGA
  • Patent number: 10025137
    Abstract: A liquid crystal display device includes: a first substrate and a second substrate; a liquid crystal layer sandwiched between the first substrate and the second substrate, containing P-type liquid crystal molecules, and configured to be perpendicularly aligned when no electric field is applied; a pixel including a reflecting region and a transmitting region, cell gaps of the reflecting region and the transmitting region being the same; one pixel electrode formed into a line on the first electrode; a first common electrode provided on the first substrate to sandwich the pixel electrode; a second common electrode provided on the second substrate; and a reflecting film provided in the reflecting region to overlap a portion of the pixel electrode, and comprising a conductive material.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 25, 2016
    Date of Patent: July 17, 2018
    Assignee: ORTUS TECHNOLOLGY CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Norihiro Arai, Kunpei Kobayashi, Ryota Mizusako
  • Publication number: 20180053601
    Abstract: A multi-layer ceramic electronic component includes a multi-layer unit and an external electrode. The multi-layer unit includes an end surface oriented in a first direction, a side surface oriented in a second direction orthogonal to the first direction, a ridge connecting the end surface and the side surface, ceramic layers, and internal electrodes. The multi-layer ceramic electronic component satisfies the following relationships: A/L?0.0142*ln(L)+0.0256, A/T?0.0274*ln(T)+0.0719, B/L?0.0103*ln(L)+0.0281, and B/T?0.0189*ln(T)+0.0707, where A represents a thickness of the external electrode in the second direction at a position adjacent to the ridge on the side surface, B represents a thickness of the external electrode in the first direction at a position adjacent to the ridge on the end surface, L represents a dimension of the multi-layer ceramic electronic component in the first direction, and T represents a dimension of the multi-layer ceramic electronic component in the second direction.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 15, 2017
    Publication date: February 22, 2018
    Inventors: Katsuo Sakatsume, Masumi Ishii, Takeshi Nosaki, Norihiro Arai, Jyouji Ariga, Yasushi Inoue
  • Patent number: 9897869
    Abstract: A liquid crystal display device includes: first and second substrates disposed to be opposed to each other; a liquid crystal layer held between the first and second substrates, formed of a p-type liquid crystal material, and configured to take a vertical alignment in a state in which no electric field is applied; one or a plurality of linear pixel electrodes provided on the first substrate; a first common electrode provided on the first substrate, and formed in a manner to surround or sandwich the pixel electrode with a predetermined spacing; and a second common electrode provided on the second substrate, having substantially the same planar shape as the first common electrode, and formed such that at least a part of the second common electrode overlaps the first common electrode in planar projection.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 1, 2016
    Date of Patent: February 20, 2018
    Assignee: ORTUS TECHNOLOGY CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Norihiro Arai, Kunpei Kobayashi, Ryota Mizusako
  • Publication number: 20180046009
    Abstract: A liquid crystal display includes: a first substrate and a second substrate arranged to face each other; a liquid crystal layer provided between the first substrate and the second substrate and having a vertical alignment (VA) mode; a first electrode provided on the first substrate and extending in a first direction; a first pixel electrode and a second pixel electrode which are provided in one pixel region and above the first electrode, with an insulating layer interposed, and which are arrayed in the first direction; a first contact member which connects the first electrode and the first pixel electrode to each other; a second contact member which connects the first electrode and the second pixel electrode to each other; and a common electrode provided on the second substrate.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 26, 2017
    Publication date: February 15, 2018
    Applicant: Ortus Technology Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Norihiro ARAI, Hiromitsu ISHll, Ryota Mizusako, Kunpei KOBAYASHI
  • Publication number: 20180046022
    Abstract: A liquid crystal display includes: a light source unit which emits blue light; a first substrate opposed to the light source unit; a second substrate arranged to face the first substrate; a liquid crystal layer provided between the first substrate and the second substrate; and a wavelength conversion unit provided on the second substrate, controlling a wavelength of blue light having passed through the liquid crystal layer, and including quantum dots.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 26, 2017
    Publication date: February 15, 2018
    Applicant: Ortus Technology Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Hidehiro MORITA, Ryota MIZUSAKO, Norihiro ARAI
  • Publication number: 20170345570
    Abstract: A multilayer ceramic capacitor includes: a ceramic multilayer structure having ceramic dielectric layers and internal electrode layers alternately stacked, the internal electrode layers being mainly composed of a transition metal other than an iron group, end edges of the internal electrode layers being alternately exposed to a first end face and a second end face; and a pair of external electrodes provided on the first end face and the second end face, wherein the external electrode includes a base conductive layer that includes glass of less than 7 weight % and is mainly composed of a transition metal other than an iron group or a noble metal, and a first plated film that covers the base conductive layer, has a thickness that is half of a thickness of the base conductive layer or more and is mainly composed of a transition metal other than an iron group.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 13, 2017
    Publication date: November 30, 2017
    Inventors: Katsuo SAKATSUME, Masumi ISHII, Takeshi NOSAKI, Norihiro ARAI, Jyouji ARIGA, Yasushi INOUE
  • Publication number: 20170345568
    Abstract: A multilayer ceramic capacitor includes: a ceramic multilayer structure having ceramic dielectric layers and internal electrode layers alternately stacked, the internal electrode layers being mainly composed of a transition metal other than an iron group, end edges of the internal electrode layers being alternately exposed to a first end face and a second end face; and at least a pair of external electrodes that are provided on the first face and the second face of the ceramic multilayer structure, wherein the external electrode includes a base conductive layer including ceramic of 5 weight % or less and being mainly composed of a transition metal other than an iron group or a noble metal and a first plated film having a thickness that is half of a thickness of the base conductive layer or more and being mainly composed of a transition metal other than an iron group.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 13, 2017
    Publication date: November 30, 2017
    Inventors: Katsuo SAKATSUME, Masumi ISHII, Takeshi NOSAKI, Norihiro ARAI, Jyouji ARIGA, Yasushi INOUE
  • Publication number: 20170345569
    Abstract: A multilayer ceramic capacitor includes: a ceramic multilayer structure in which a ceramic dielectric layer and an internal electrode layer mainly composed of transition metal other than iron-group transition metal are alternately stacked, and a plurality of the internal electrode layers stacked are alternately exposed to a pair of end surfaces of the ceramic multilayer structure; a pair of external electrodes that are coupled to the internal electrode layer in the pair of end surfaces and are mainly composed of transition metal other than iron-group transition metal; and a conductor that is fixed to the ceramic multilayer structure, is located in a region other than a region in which the plurality of the internal electrode layers face each other, and is mainly composed of iron-group transition metal.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 13, 2017
    Publication date: November 30, 2017
    Inventors: Katsuo SAKATSUME, Masumi ISHII, Takeshi NOSAKI, Norihiro ARAI, Jyouji ARIGA
  • Patent number: 9664948
    Abstract: A liquid crystal display includes: first and second substrates; a liquid crystal layer sandwiched between the first and second substrates and comprising a polymer network liquid crystal (PNLC) or a polymer dispersed liquid crystal (PDLC); a common electrode provided on the first substrate; transistors provided on the second substrate for respective pixels; a reflective film provided on the transistors; a color filter provided on the reflective film; and pixel electrodes provided on the color filter and electrically connected to drain electrodes of the respective transistors.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 11, 2015
    Date of Patent: May 30, 2017
    Assignee: ORTUS TECHNOLOGY CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Norihiro Arai, Kunpei Kobayashi, Ryota Mizusako
  • Publication number: 20160313616
    Abstract: A liquid crystal display device includes: first and second substrates disposed to be opposed to each other; a liquid crystal layer held between the first and second substrates, formed of a p-type liquid crystal material, and configured to take a vertical alignment in a state in which no electric field is applied; one or a plurality of linear pixel electrodes provided on the first substrate; a first common electrode provided on the first substrate, and formed in a manner to surround or sandwich the pixel electrode with a predetermined spacing; and a second common electrode provided on the second substrate, having substantially the same planar shape as the first common electrode, and formed such that at least a part of the second common electrode overlaps the first common electrode in planar projection.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 1, 2016
    Publication date: October 27, 2016
    Applicant: ORTUS TECHNOLOGY CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Norihiro ARAI, Kunpei KOBAYASHI, Ryota MIZUSAKO