Patents by Inventor Shigeru Suzuki

Shigeru Suzuki 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: 11555741
    Abstract: A light detection device includes a Fabry-Perot interference filter, a light detector, a spacer that has a placement surface on which a portion outside a light transmission region in a bottom surface of the interference filter is placed, and an adhesive member that adheres the interference filter and the spacer to each other. Elastic modulus of the adhesive member is smaller than elastic modulus of the spacer. At least a part of a lateral surface of the interference filter is located on the placement surface such that a part of the placement surface of the spacer is disposed outside the lateral surface. The adhesive member is disposed in a corner portion formed by the lateral surface of the interference filter and the part of the placement surface of the spacer and contacts each of the lateral surface and the part of the placement surface.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 10, 2021
    Date of Patent: January 17, 2023
    Assignee: HAMAMATSU PHOTONICS K.K.
    Inventors: Masaki Hirose, Katsumi Shibayama, Takashi Kasahara, Toshimitsu Kawai, Takehiko Yashiro, Mitsushi Mineno, Shigeru Suzuki
  • Patent number: 11501388
    Abstract: There are provided a repair determination section that determines, based on failure information on the facility for manufacturing a product, a repair time required to repair the facility, and a recovery plan creation section that creates a recovery plan in accordance with a predetermined production evaluation indicator, based on the repair time and production information on a line with the failed facility, one or more other facilities, and on one or more other lines.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 30, 2017
    Date of Patent: November 15, 2022
    Assignee: NEC CORPORATION
    Inventors: Eisuke Saneyoshi, Shigeru Koumoto, Akira Shoujiguchi, Rie Iwasaki, Takahiro Toizumi, Ryota Suzuki
  • Publication number: 20220309273
    Abstract: An information processing apparatus includes a processor configured to acquire a form image that is obtained from reading of a form in which form information including at least one of a predetermined item or an item value is written, extract the form information from the acquired form image, identify a reference form corresponding to the form image from the extracted form information, correct a revised position using a difference between a position of form information, of which a corresponding reference position is not revised, of the extracted form information and a reference position corresponding to the position, in a case where the reference position of form information of the reference form is revised to the revised position by user's designation, and extract the form information at the corrected revised position.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 7, 2021
    Publication date: September 29, 2022
    Applicant: FUJIFILM Business Innovation Corp.
    Inventors: Masayuki YAMAGUCHI, Shusaku KUBO, Jun ANDO, Yusuke SUZUKI, Fumi KOSAKA, Shigeru OKADA
  • Publication number: 20220309227
    Abstract: An information processing apparatus includes a processor configured to acquire specific document data, and in a case where the specific document data includes a text code string, output the text code string included in the specific document data as input data for processing executed by outputting a text code string obtained by text recognition of document data in a predetermined format, in the predetermined format.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 12, 2021
    Publication date: September 29, 2022
    Applicant: FUJIFILM Business Innovation Corp.
    Inventors: Shigeru OKADA, Shusaku KUBO, Fumi KOSAKA, Yusuke SUZUKI, Masayuki YAMAGUCHI, Jun ANDO
  • Publication number: 20220311889
    Abstract: An information processing apparatus includes a processor configured to acquire plural scanned images obtained by scanning a bundle of paper media including a plural standard document bundles each of which is a set of a standard document and a related document related to the standard document, extract a title from the plural scanned images, extract, from the plural scanned images, an identifier that is assigned to be common within one standard document bundle and to be different between different standard document bundles, and divide the plural scanned images into bundles such that a scanned image from which the title is extracted is set as a bundle head, scanned images having the same identifier are included in the same bundle, and scanned images having different identifiers are included in different bundles.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 12, 2021
    Publication date: September 29, 2022
    Applicant: FUJIFILM Business Innovation Corp.
    Inventors: Fumi KOSAKA, Shigeru OKADA, Shusaku KUBO, Yusuke SUZUKI, Masayuki YAMAGUCHI, Jun ANDO
  • Publication number: 20220269898
    Abstract: An information processing device includes: a processor configured to: execute, as preprocessing prior to character recognition, image conversion processing for a document that is a target of the character recognition, the image conversion processing having been determined in advance for each of attributes in the document or for each of regions in the document, the regions having been determined in advance according to a document type; and execute processing of executing the character recognition for the document that has been subjected to the image conversion processing to output a result of the character recognition.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 12, 2021
    Publication date: August 25, 2022
    Applicant: FUJIFILM Business Innovation Corp.
    Inventors: Shusaku KUBO, Kunihiko KOBAYASHI, Shigeru OKADA, Fumi KOSAKA, Jun ANDO, Masanori YOSHIZUKA, Yusuke SUZUKI, Masayuki YAMAGUCHI
  • Patent number: 11424913
    Abstract: A key exchange system method safely conceal secret information recorded on a blockchain. A first terminal includes a license issuing unit that generates a first transaction including a first public key, a first key storage region that retains a first secret key, and a first encrypting and decrypting unit that generates a common key using deal-specific information, a second public key, and the first secret key, and a second terminal includes a license requesting unit that generates a second transaction including the second public key, a second key storage region that retains a second secret key, and a second encrypting and decrypting unit that generates the common key using deal-specific information, the first public key, and the second secret key. The first encrypting and decrypting unit encrypts secret information using the common key. The second encrypting and decrypting unit decrypts the encrypted secret information using the common key.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 20, 2018
    Date of Patent: August 23, 2022
    Assignee: Nippon Telegraph and Telephone Corporation
    Inventors: Hiroki Watanabe, Tsunekazu Saito, Koutarou Suzuki, Shigenori Ohashi, Shigeru Fujimura, Atsushi Nakadaira
  • Patent number: 11409591
    Abstract: An anomaly determination apparatus, an anomaly determination method, and a program, capable of easily determining whether or not an anomaly has occurred are provided. An anomaly determination apparatus (1) includes a transformation unit (2) and an anomaly determination unit (3). The transformation unit (2) performs a transformation process using a transform function for transforming an anomaly level of a signal into a probability variable value, the probability variable value being a variable value in accordance with a predetermined probability distribution. Note that the transform function is a monotone function. The anomaly determination unit (3) determines presence/absence of an anomaly of a sample of the anomaly level by using a result of the transformation by the transformation unit (2).
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 28, 2018
    Date of Patent: August 9, 2022
    Assignee: NEC CORPORATION
    Inventors: Ryota Suzuki, Shigeru Koumoto
  • Patent number: 11384172
    Abstract: Provided is a polymer having antimicrobial and disinfecting properties against a wide range of kinds of germs. A polymer, including: a polymer chain having a repeating unit represented by the following formula (1); and a partial structure (excluding the polymer chain) derived from a compound containing a group represented by —NH—. [In formula (1), R1 represents a hydrogen atom or a methyl group, Z represents a group forming an organic ammonium salt, —NR5R6 (where R5 and R6 each independently represent a hydrogen atom, or a substituted or unsubstituted hydrocarbon group), or a substituted or unsubstituted nitrogen-containing heterocyclic group, and X represents a single bond, or a divalent linking group.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 13, 2016
    Date of Patent: July 12, 2022
    Assignees: JSR CORPORATION, JAPAN AS REPRESENTED BY DIRECTOR-GENERAL OF NATIONAL INSTITUTE of INFECTIOUS DISEASES, JSR LIFE SCIENCES CORPORATION
    Inventors: Hidenori Naruse, Atsushi Itou, Shigeru Ikawa, Tsutomu Shimokawa, Masato Suzuki, Mari Matsui, Satowa Suzuki, Keigo Shibayama, Kazuhiro Ikkyuu
  • Publication number: 20220162364
    Abstract: A composition with an excellent cycle capacity retention rate at high temperatures is provided. According to the present invention, a composition comprising a graft copolymer, wherein the graft copolymer has a stem polymer and a plurality of branch polymers, the stem polymer has a polyvinyl alcohol structure, each of a first monomer unit and a second monomer unit is included in at least one of the plurality of branch polymers, the second monomer unit is different from the first monomer unit, a glass transition temperature of the composition is 260K to 365K is provided.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 7, 2020
    Publication date: May 26, 2022
    Applicant: DENKA COMPANY LIMITED
    Inventors: Soichiro Nakanishi, Takuya Narutomi, Shigeru Suzuki, Jun Watanabe
  • Publication number: 20220119571
    Abstract: The present invention provides a slurry having excellent stability and a composition for a positive electrode capable of producing a battery having excellent rate characteristics. According to the present invention, a composition comprising a graft copolymer is provided. The graft copolymer has a stem polymer and a plurality of branch polymers, the stem polymer has a polyvinyl alcohol structure, each of a first monomer unit and a second monomer unit is included in at least one of the plurality of branch polymers, the first monomer unit is a (meth) acrylonitrile monomer unit and/or a (meth)acrylic acid monomer unit, and the second monomer unit has an ether structure.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 5, 2020
    Publication date: April 21, 2022
    Applicant: DENKA COMPANY LIMITED
    Inventors: Soichiro Nakanishi, Takuya Narutomi, Shigeru Suzuki, Jun Watanabe
  • Publication number: 20220123317
    Abstract: A composition serving as a binder with well-balanced peel strength, high-rate discharge capacity retention ratio, and penetration resistance, a slurry for positive electrode, and a secondary battery using the composition is provided. According to the present invention, a composition containing a graft copolymer is provided. The graft copolymer has a stem polymer and a plurality of branch polymers, the stem polymer has a polyvinyl alcohol structure, each of a first monomer unit and a second monomer unit is included in at least one of the plurality of branch polymers, the second monomer unit is different from the first monomer unit, when a content of the polyvinyl alcohol structure in the composition is CPVA % by mass and a total content of the first monomer unit and the second monomer unit in the composition is CM % by mass, the ratio of the content of the polyvinyl alcohol structure to the total content of the first monomer unit and the second monomer unit (CPVA/(CM+CPVA)) is 0.05 to 0.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 5, 2020
    Publication date: April 21, 2022
    Applicant: DENKA COMPANY LIMITED
    Inventors: Soichiro Nakanishi, Takuya Narutomi, Shigeru Suzuki, Jun Watanabe
  • Patent number: 11201447
    Abstract: Chirped pulse amplification (CPA) systems configured to generate and amplify multi-pulses are described. The nonlinear interaction of pulses can generate a multiple pulse pack with a dense time separation between pulses. Reducing or eliminating the nonlinear interaction can be provided by spectrally and/or temporally splitting pulses in the chirped amplification system.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 17, 2019
    Date of Patent: December 14, 2021
    Assignee: IMRA AMERICA, INC.
    Inventors: Jingzhou Xu, Takashi Hori, Shigeru Suzuki, Gyu Cheon Cho
  • Patent number: 11196033
    Abstract: An apparatus for manufacturing an electrode performs press-working of a strip electrode being conveyed. This manufacturing apparatus includes a press roll including a roll surface having a width that is twice or more a width of the strip electrode, a switch configured to switch a contact region of the roll surface contacting with the strip electrode during press-working, and a controller. When an abnormality of the roll surface is detected in a state where the contact region of the roll surface is a region located on the left side with respect to a center line of the roll surface, the controller controls the switch such that the contact region of the roll surface is switched to a region located on the right side with respect to the center line of the roll surface.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 26, 2021
    Date of Patent: December 7, 2021
    Assignee: TOYOTA JIDOSHA KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventor: Shigeru Suzuki
  • Publication number: 20210372854
    Abstract: A light detection device includes a Fabry-Perot interference filter, a light detector, a spacer that has a placement surface on which a portion outside a light transmission region in a bottom surface of the interference filter is placed, and an adhesive member that adheres the interference filter and the spacer to each other. Elastic modulus of the adhesive member is smaller than elastic modulus of the spacer. At least a part of a lateral surface of the interference filter is located on the placement surface such that a part of the placement surface of the spacer is disposed outside the lateral surface. The adhesive member is disposed in a corner portion formed by the lateral surface of the interference filter and the part of the placement surface of the spacer and contacts each of the lateral surface and the part of the placement surface.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 10, 2021
    Publication date: December 2, 2021
    Applicant: HAMAMATSU PHOTONICS K.K.
    Inventors: Masaki HIROSE, Katsumi SHIBAYAMA, Takashi KASAHARA, Toshimitsu KAWAI, Takehiko YASHIRO, Mitsushi MINENO, Shigeru SUZUKI
  • Patent number: 11118972
    Abstract: A light detection device includes a Fabry-Perot interference filter, a light detector, a spacer that has a placement surface on which a portion outside a light transmission region in a bottom surface of the interference filter is placed, and an adhesive member that adheres the interference filter and the spacer to each other. Elastic modulus of the adhesive member is smaller than elastic modulus of the spacer. At least a part of a lateral surface of the interference filter is located on the placement surface such that a part of the placement surface of the spacer is disposed outside the lateral surface. The adhesive member is disposed in a corner portion formed by the lateral surface of the interference filter and the part of the placement surface of the spacer and contacts each of the lateral surface and the part of the placement surface.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 19, 2016
    Date of Patent: September 14, 2021
    Assignee: HAMAMATSU PHOTONICS K.K.
    Inventors: Masaki Hirose, Katsumi Shibayama, Takashi Kasahara, Toshimitsu Kawai, Takehiko Yashiro, Mitsushi Mineno, Shigeru Suzuki
  • Publication number: 20210249643
    Abstract: An apparatus for manufacturing an electrode performs press-working of a strip electrode being conveyed. This manufacturing apparatus includes a press roll including a roll surface having a width that is twice or more a width of the strip electrode, a switch configured to switch a contact region of the roll surface contacting with the strip electrode during press-working, and a controller. When an abnormality of the roll surface is detected in a state where the contact region of the roll surface is a region located on the left side with respect to a center line of the roll surface, the controller controls the switch such that the contact region of the roll surface is switched to a region located on the right side with respect to the center line of the roll surface.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 26, 2021
    Publication date: August 12, 2021
    Applicant: TOYOTA JIDOSHA KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventor: Shigeru SUZUKI
  • Patent number: 11031582
    Abstract: An apparatus for manufacturing an electrode performs press-working of a strip electrode being conveyed. This manufacturing apparatus includes a press roll including a roll surface having a width that is twice or more a width of the strip electrode, a switch configured to switch a contact region of the roll surface contacting with the strip electrode during press-working, and a controller. When an abnormality of the roll surface is detected in a state where the contact region of the roll surface is a region located on the left side with respect to a center line of the roll surface, the controller controls the switch such that the contact region of the roll surface is switched to a region located on the right side with respect to the center line of the roll surface.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 27, 2018
    Date of Patent: June 8, 2021
    Assignee: TOYOTA JIDOSHA KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventor: Shigeru Suzuki
  • Publication number: 20210151763
    Abstract: An object of the present invention is to provide a composition for a positive electrode having high binding properties and high flexibility. A composition for a positive electrode, comprising: a graft copolymer-based resin; a polyvinylidene fluoride-based resin, wherein the graft copolymer-based resin includes a graft copolymer in which a monomer, having (meth)acrylonitrile as a main component, is graft-copolymerized with a polyvinyl alcohol. The graft copolymer-based resin optionally further includes at least one of a (meth)acrylonitrile-based non-graft polymer and a polyvinyl alcohol homopolymer. And, a slurry for a positive electrode comprising the composition. A positive electrode comprising a metal foil and a coating film of the slurry. The composition preferably has a mass ratio of the graft copolymer-based resin and the polyvinylidene fluoride resin, which is: graft copolymer-based resin/polyvinylidene fluoride-based resin=2/8 to 8/2.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 13, 2018
    Publication date: May 20, 2021
    Applicant: DENKA COMPANY LIMITED
    Inventors: Takuya NARUTOMI, Jun WATANABE, Shigeru SUZUKI
  • Patent number: 10950863
    Abstract: Provided is a binder composition for negative electrode that has good binding property with an active material and a metal foil and is superior in reduction resistance. A binder composition for negative electrode comprising a graft copolymer obtained by graft copolymerizing, with polyvinyl alcohol, a monomer containing (meth)acrylonitrile as a main component, wherein the polyvinyl alcohol has an average degree of polymerization of 300 to 3000; the polyvinyl alcohol has a saponification degree of 70 to 100 mol %; the graft copolymer has a polyvinyl alcohol amount of 10 to 90 mass %; and the graft copolymer has a poly(meth)acrylonitrile amount of 90 to 10 mass %.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 8, 2017
    Date of Patent: March 16, 2021
    Assignee: DENKA COMPANY LIMITED
    Inventors: Takuya Narutomi, Jun Watanabe, Shigeru Suzuki