Patents by Inventor Ryota Watanabe

Ryota Watanabe 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: 20210135022
    Abstract: The present technology relates to a light reception device and a distance measurement module whose characteristic can be improved. The light reception device includes an on-chip lens, a wiring layer, and a semiconductor layer arranged between the on-chip lens and the wiring layer. The semiconductor layer includes a first tap having a first voltage application portion and a first charge detection portion arranged around the first voltage application portion, and a second tap having a second voltage application portion and a second charge detection portion arranged around the second voltage application portion. Furthermore, the light reception device is configured such that a phase difference is detected using signals detected by the first tap and the second tap. The present technology can be applied, for example, to a light reception device that generates distance information, for example, by a ToF method, and so forth.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 4, 2019
    Publication date: May 6, 2021
    Applicant: SONY SEMICONDUCTOR SOLUTIONS CORPORATION
    Inventors: Takuro MURASE, Ryota WATANABE, Toshifumi WAKANO, Takuya MARUYAMA, Yusuke OTAKE, Tsutomu IMOTO, Yuji ISOGAI
  • Patent number: 10991542
    Abstract: The purpose of the present invention is to provide a charged particle beam device which adjusts brightness and contrast or adjusts focus and the like appropriately in a short time even if there are few detected signals. Proposed as an aspect for achieving this purpose is a charged particle beam device provided with: a detector for detecting charged particles obtained on the basis of irradiation of a specimen with a charged particle beam emitted from a charged particle source; and a control unit for processing a signal obtained on the basis of the output of the detector, wherein the control unit performs statistical processing on gray level values in a predetermined region of an image generated on the basis of the output of the detector, and executes signal processing for correcting a difference between a statistical value obtained by the statistical processing and reference data relating to the gray level values of the image.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 27, 2017
    Date of Patent: April 27, 2021
    Assignee: Hitachi High-Tech Corporation
    Inventors: Ryota Watanabe, Yuko Sasaki, Kazunari Asao, Makoto Suzuki, Wataru Mori, Minoru Yamazaki
  • Publication number: 20210018965
    Abstract: An electronic apparatus includes: a cooling fan having a radiating fin; a system chassis that houses the cooling fan, and is provided with an air outlet on an extension of the radiating fin; a display chassis openably and closably coupled to the system chassis through a hinge; and a temperature sensor housed in the back of, of a bezel of the display chassis, an air outlet facing portion that faces the air outlet at least when the display chassis is open with respect to the system chassis.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 11, 2019
    Publication date: January 21, 2021
    Applicant: LENOVO (SINGAPORE) PTE. LTD.
    Inventors: Ryota Watanabe, Yasumichi Tsukamoto, Masayuki Amano
  • Publication number: 20210020354
    Abstract: An inductor includes an element assembly and a pair of outer electrodes. The element assembly includes a coil and a magnetic body. The coil includes a winding portion in which conductive wires each having a coating layer are spirally wound in two stages connected at their innermost segments and a pair of extension portions extended from their outermost segments in the stages of the winding portion. The magnetic body has a mounting surface, is made of magnetic powder and resin, and seals the coil such that the mounting surface is approximately parallel with a winding axis of the winding portion. The outer electrodes are disposed on the mounting surface. Each of the extension portions includes a first region and a second region. The element assembly has a recess portion allowing the first regions and an outer surface of the winding portion positioned between the first regions to be exposed.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 15, 2020
    Publication date: January 21, 2021
    Applicant: Murata Manufacturing Co., Ltd.
    Inventor: Ryota WATANABE
  • Publication number: 20210015007
    Abstract: A thermal module for suppressing surface temperature of a chassis is disclosed. The thermal module includes a flexible heat conductive sheet, a frame having openings covered by the heat conductive sheet, and a heat pipe that contacts the heat conductive sheet through various openings of the frame.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 8, 2020
    Publication date: January 14, 2021
    Inventors: Ryota Watanabe, Hiroshi Yamazaki, Misa Shimada
  • Publication number: 20200411281
    Abstract: The present invention proposes a pattern measurement tool characterized by being provided with: a charged-particle beam sub-system having a tilt deflector; and a computer sub-system which is connected to the charged-particle beam sub-system and which is for executing measurement of a pattern on the basis of a signal obtained by said charged-particle beam sub-system, wherein the charged-particle beam sub-system acquires at least two signal profiles by scanning beams having at least two incidence angles, the computer sub-system measures the dimension between one end and the other end of the pattern on the basis of the at least two signal profiles, calculates the difference between the two measurements, and calculates the height of the pattern by inputting the difference value determined by said calculation into a relational formula indicating the relation between the height of the pattern and said difference value.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 19, 2018
    Publication date: December 31, 2020
    Inventors: Satoru YAMAGUCHI, Kei SAKAI, Makoto SUZUKI, Ryota WATANABE
  • Publication number: 20200409436
    Abstract: An electronic apparatus includes: a chassis with an air outlet provided on a first side surface thereof; a cooling fan housed in the chassis; a duct lying between an air outlet of the cooling fan and the air outlet of the chassis; and an electronic component mounted on the duct.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 2, 2019
    Publication date: December 31, 2020
    Applicant: LENOVO (SINGAPORE) PTE. LTD.
    Inventors: Ryota Watanabe, Akinori Uchino, Osamu Yamamoto, Takuroh Kamimura
  • Publication number: 20200359530
    Abstract: A heat transport device is disclosed. The heat transport device includes a heat pipe and a heat spreader. The heat pipe, which is thermally connecting to a heating element, includes a heat receiving surface for receiving heat from the heating element, and a side surface intersecting with the heat receiving surface. The heat spreader, which is thermally connecting to the heat pipe, includes a first plate member having a first side surface thermally connecting to the side surface of the heat pipe, and a second plate member having a side surface thermally connecting to a second side surface of the first plate member opposite to the first side surface in contact with the heat pipe.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 30, 2020
    Publication date: November 12, 2020
    Inventors: Akinori Uchino, Takuroh Kamimura, Atsushi Ohyama, Ryota Watanabe
  • Publication number: 20200341525
    Abstract: An electronic apparatus is disclosed. The electronic apparatus includes a chassis member, a processor provided inside the chassis member, a prong portion provided on the chassis member, a heat spreader provided inside the chassis member to transport heat generated by the processor, and a hook provided to the heat spreader and to be engaged with the prong portion. The hook includes arms extending in an engagement direction in which the hook is engaged with the prong portion, and an engagement piece connected to the arms and extending in the lateral direction. The prong portion includes a projection projecting in the outward direction to be engaged with the engagement piece. The engagement piece is in line contact or point contact with the projection, as to the engagement direction. The arms are not in contact with the projection as to the lateral direction.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 22, 2020
    Publication date: October 29, 2020
    Inventors: Akinori Uchino, Takuroh Kamimura, Ryota Watanabe, Hiroshi Yamazaki
  • Publication number: 20200326762
    Abstract: A cover member is capable of dispersion of heat generated in a portable information device. A cover member is to be mounted on a portable information device. The cover member includes a first cover portion, a second cover portion, a connecting portion connecting the first cover portion and the second cover portion in a foldable manner, and a heat conductive sheet disposed so as to extend from the first cover portion to the second cover portion through the connecting portion.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 30, 2019
    Publication date: October 15, 2020
    Applicant: LENOVO (SINGAPORE) PTE. LTD.
    Inventors: Akinori Uchino, Takuroh Kamimura, Ryota Watanabe, Atsushi Ohyama
  • Patent number: 10748950
    Abstract: There is provided a light receiving element including; an on-chip lens; a wiring layer; and a semiconductor layer disposed between the on-chip lens and the wiring layer. The semiconductor layer includes a first voltage applying unit to which a first voltage is applied, a second voltage applying unit to which a second voltage different from the first voltage is applied, a first charge detection unit disposed in a vicinity of the first voltage applying unit, and a second charge detection unit disposed in a vicinity of the second voltage applying unit, and the wiring layer includes a reflection suppressing structure that suppresses reflection of light in a plane region corresponding to the first charge detection unit and the second charge detection unit.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 1, 2019
    Date of Patent: August 18, 2020
    Assignee: Sony Semiconductor Solutions Corporation
    Inventor: Ryota Watanabe
  • Publication number: 20200072247
    Abstract: A fan having reduced discrete tone noise is disclosed. The fan includes a fan chassis having an air inlet and an air outlet formed open at an outer surface of the fan chassis; an impeller part provided in the fan chassis; a wall part forming an air passage, the air passage is provided in the fan chassis to allow air to be introduced through the air inlet by rotation of the impeller part to flow to the air outlet; and a resonator having a cavity part communicating with said air passage through a communication passage passing through the wall part.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 29, 2019
    Publication date: March 5, 2020
    Inventors: Ryota Watanabe, Takuroh Kamimura, Atsunobu Nakamura, Akinori Uchino
  • Patent number: 10556038
    Abstract: Provided are a dermal adhesive composed of a radiation-curable resin and capable of reducing stuffiness that causes rash or itch, a patch including the dermal adhesive, and a method for producing the dermal adhesive. Also provided is a porous membranous dermal adhesive formed through irradiation of a radiation-curable resin with radiation rays. Further provided is a patch including a base sheet and the dermal adhesive disposed on the base sheet. Still further provided is a method for producing a porous membranous dermal adhesive, the method including applying a dermal adhesive composition containing a radiation-curable resin to an adherend so as to form a porous membranous dermal adhesive, and irradiating the dermal adhesive composition with radiation rays.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 4, 2015
    Date of Patent: February 11, 2020
    Assignee: ALCARE CO., LTD
    Inventors: Ryota Watanabe, Wataru Okuyama
  • Publication number: 20200028017
    Abstract: A light-receiving element includes an on-chip lens; an interconnection layer; and a semiconductor layer that is disposed between the on-chip lens and the interconnection layer. The semiconductor layer includes a first voltage application unit to which a first voltage is applied, a second voltage application unit to which a second voltage different from the first voltage is applied, a first charge detection unit that is disposed at the periphery of the first voltage application unit, a second charge detection unit that is disposed at the periphery of the second voltage application unit, and a charge discharge region that is provided on an outer side of an effective pixel region. For example, the present technology is applicable to a light-receiving element that generates distance information in a ToF method, or the like.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 8, 2019
    Publication date: January 23, 2020
    Applicant: Sony Semiconductor Solutions Corporation
    Inventors: TSUTOMU IMOTO, YUJI ISOGAI, TAKUYA MARUYAMA, TAKURO MURASE, RYOTA WATANABE, TAKESHI YAMAZAKI
  • Publication number: 20200020731
    Abstract: There is provided a light receiving element including; an on-chip lens; a wiring layer; and a semiconductor layer disposed between the on-chip lens and the wiring layer. The semiconductor layer includes a first voltage applying unit to which a first voltage is applied, a second voltage applying unit to which a second voltage different from the first voltage is applied, a first charge detection unit disposed in a vicinity of the first voltage applying unit, and a second charge detection unit disposed in a vicinity of the second voltage applying unit, and the wiring layer includes a reflection suppressing structure that suppresses reflection of light in a plane region corresponding to the first charge detection unit and the second charge detection unit.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 1, 2019
    Publication date: January 16, 2020
    Applicant: SONY SEMICONDUCTOR SOLUTIONS CORPORATION
    Inventor: Ryota WATANABE
  • Publication number: 20190362931
    Abstract: The purpose of the present invention is to provide a charged particle beam device which adjusts brightness and contrast or adjusts focus and the like appropriately in a short time even if there are few detected signals. Proposed as an aspect for achieving this purpose is a charged particle beam device provided with: a detector for detecting charged particles obtained on the basis of irradiation of a specimen with a charged particle beam emitted from a charged particle source; and a control unit for processing a signal obtained on the basis of the output of the detector, wherein the control unit performs statistical processing on gray level values in a predetermined region of an image generated on the basis of the output of the detector, and executes signal processing for correcting a difference between a statistical value obtained by the statistical processing and reference data relating to the gray level values of the image.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 27, 2017
    Publication date: November 28, 2019
    Inventors: Ryota WATANABE, Yuko SASAKI, Kazunari ASAO, Makoto SUZUKI, Wataru MORI, Minoru YAMAZAKI
  • Publication number: 20190322795
    Abstract: The present invention provides a foam having a surface which solates or gelates after absorption of water and appropriately absorbs the water. The foam is prepared by a foam reaction of a mixture comprising at least one polyol, a compound having at least one isocyanate group, and a hydrophilic polymer.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 28, 2017
    Publication date: October 24, 2019
    Applicant: ALCARE CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Takabumi KUBO, Tomoya TANAKA, Ryota WATANABE
  • Publication number: 20190311841
    Abstract: A surface mount inductor includes a coil including a conducting wire winding portion with both ends on the outer circumference and a pair of extension portions that extend from the outer circumference, a molded body containing a metal magnetic powder and the coil embedded, and a pair of outer terminals disposed on the molded body and connected to the extension portions. The molded body has principal surfaces, end surfaces, and side surfaces. One principal surface serves as a mounting surface including a recessed portion with an elevated region and a lowered region. The coil is embedded in the molded body with the winding axis of the winding portion parallel to the recessed portion, and the pair of extension portions extend from the outer circumference toward the mounting surface to be exposed at the lowered region and connected to the pair of outer terminals in the lowered region.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 2, 2019
    Publication date: October 10, 2019
    Applicant: Murata Manufacturing Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Ryota WATANABE, Masaki KITAJIMA, Takeo OHAGA
  • Publication number: 20190304669
    Abstract: A surface-mounted inductor including a coil having a wound part formed by winding a conductive wire and extended parts extended from an outer circumference of the wound part, a molded body containing the coil, constituted by a composite material containing a magnetic powder, and outer terminals connected to end portions of the extended parts disposed on a mounting surface. The wound part is contained within the molded body so that a winding axis is parallel to the mounting surface. The extended parts are extended toward the mounting surface side, each end portion of the extended parts are exposed from the surface thereof of the molded body. In the molded body, a density of a magnetic powder between the end portions of the extended parts on the mounting-side surface is lower than a density in the surface on the opposite side from the mounting surface.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 29, 2019
    Publication date: October 3, 2019
    Applicant: Murata Manufacturing Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Yoshiaki HIRAMA, Daigo MIZUMURA, Ryota WATANABE
  • Publication number: 20190304665
    Abstract: A surface mount inductor includes a coil including a wound portion and a feeder end portion drawn out from the wound portion, a compact that contains a magnetic powder and that encapsulates the coil, and an external terminal disposed on the compact and connected to the coil. The compact has surfaces including two pressed surfaces, opposing each other in a direction of an axis of the wound portion and formed by being pressed in the direction of the axis, and a non-pressed surface, adjacent to the two surfaces and not pressed. The coil is disposed so that the axis of the wound portion is parallel to a mount surface of the compact. The mount surface is included in the non-pressed surface, the feeder end portion is exposed from the mount surface, and the external terminal is formed on only the non-pressed surface and connected to the feeder end portion.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 31, 2019
    Publication date: October 3, 2019
    Applicant: Murata Manufacturing Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Yuki KITASHIMA, Masaki KITAJIMA, Takeo OHAGA, Takeshi SHIMADA, Yoshiaki HIRAMA, Daigo MIZUMURA, Ryota WATANABE, Masato KOIKE, Yuusuke MORITA