Patents by Inventor Shinichi Okada

Shinichi Okada 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: 20210114751
    Abstract: A power supply device (104-1) includes a substrate (20) on which an electric component (25) is mounted, a chassis (10) having a chassis surface (11) and a threaded part (10a), a chassis-side resin part (91) connected to a back surface (20a) and the chassis surface (11), a fixation screw (29), and an insulating member (60). The fixation screw (29) fixes both the electric component (25) and the substrate (20) to the chassis (10) by screw-coupling an end part (29c) of the fixation screw (29), exposed in a direction toward the chassis (10) from an open hole formed through the insulating member (60), to the threaded part (10a) of the chassis (10). In addition, the fixation screw (29) brings the electric component (25) and the chassis (10) into electrical noncontact with each other by being placed in an open hole of the insulating member (60).
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 27, 2018
    Publication date: April 22, 2021
    Applicant: Mitsubishi Electric Corporation
    Inventors: Takashi MIYAMOTO, Naoki YASUDA, Shinichi OKADA, Ryota KUSANO
  • Publication number: 20210067135
    Abstract: An elastic wave filter device includes a ladder filter that includes series arm resonators and parallel arm resonators. In one series arm resonator in which the acoustic velocity in a first and second edge area is lower than in a central area, each first electrode finger includes a large-width portion having a width larger than in remaining portions in the second edge area, and each second electrode finger includes a large-width portion having a width larger than in remaining portions in the first edge area. In at least one of remaining series arm resonators and the parallel arm resonators, each first and second electrode finger includes a large-width portion having a width larger than in remaining portions in both of the first and second edge areas.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 12, 2020
    Publication date: March 4, 2021
    Inventor: Shinichi OKADA
  • Patent number: 10862452
    Abstract: An elastic wave filter device includes a ladder filter that includes series arm resonators and parallel arm resonators. In one series arm resonator in which the acoustic velocity in a first and second edge area is lower than in a central area, each first electrode finger includes a large-width portion having a width larger than in remaining portions in the second edge area, and each second electrode finger includes a large-width portion having a width larger than in remaining portions in the first edge area. In at least one of remaining series arm resonators and the parallel arm resonators, each first and second electrode finger includes a large-width portion having a width larger than in remaining portions in both of the first and second edge areas.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 26, 2018
    Date of Patent: December 8, 2020
    Assignee: MURATA MANUFACTURING CO., LTD.
    Inventor: Shinichi Okada
  • Patent number: 10769917
    Abstract: A wireless communications system according to an aspect includes a communications terminal, a detection unit, and a control unit. The communications terminal includes a communications unit to communicate wirelessly with a communications partner terminal. The detection unit detects movement of the communications terminal. The control unit controls the communications terminal so as to vary a communicable area of the communications unit. The communicable area is defined relatively to the communications terminal. The control unit varies the communicable area according to at least magnitude of the movement detected by the detection unit.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 17, 2019
    Date of Patent: September 8, 2020
    Assignee: PANASONIC INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY MANAGEMENT CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Koji Imamura, Shinichi Okada, Motoo Nakagawa, Masahiro Kumagawa, Junichi Takahashi
  • Publication number: 20200279718
    Abstract: A charged particle multi-beam device includes a charged particle source, a collimator lens, a multi-light-source forming unit, and a reduction projection optical system. The multi-light-source forming unit has first to third porous electrodes disposed side by side in an optical axis direction. A plurality of holes for causing the multi-beams to pass is formed in each of the first to third porous electrodes. The first porous electrode and the third porous electrode have the same potential and the second porous electrode has potential different from the potential of the first porous electrode and the third porous electrode. A diameter of the holes on the second porous electrode is formed larger further away from an optical axis such that a surface on which the multi-light sources are located is formed in a shape convex to the charged particle source side.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 26, 2020
    Publication date: September 3, 2020
    Inventor: Shinichi OKADA
  • Publication number: 20200273658
    Abstract: Provided is an electron beam irradiation apparatus including: an aligner configured to perform an alignment of an electron beam by deflecting the electron beam; a deflector having a plurality of electrodes and configured to deflect the electron beam after passing through the aligner; and an adjuster configured to adjust deflection caused by the aligner, wherein the adjuster is configured to perform, on each of the plurality of electrodes, detecting an image of the electron beam by applying a test voltage to one of the plurality of electrodes and applying a reference voltage to the other electrodes, determine a position shift of the electron beam based on each position of the image of the electron beam corresponding to each electrode, and adjust deflection of the aligner so as to cancel the position shift of the electron beam.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 19, 2020
    Publication date: August 27, 2020
    Inventors: Kenji WATANABE, Shinichi OKADA, Ryo TAJIMA, Tsutomu KARIMATA
  • Publication number: 20200242580
    Abstract: A shopping assistance system includes a strength acquirer and a determining processor. The strength acquirer is configured to acquire values of a received signal strength indication at a reader device while the reader device performs wireless communication with an electronic tag attached to at least one product. The reader device is configured to perform the wireless communication with the electronic tag by using a radio wave as a medium to read a piece of product information on the at least one product. The determining processor is configured to determine, for each of the at least one product, whether or not the at least one product is an object to be purchased based on a change of the received signal strength indication over time.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 26, 2018
    Publication date: July 30, 2020
    Inventors: Koji IMAMURA, Junichi TAKAHASHI, Masahiro KUMAGAWA, Motoo NAKAGAWA, Shinichi OKADA
  • Patent number: 10666221
    Abstract: An elastic wave device includes a multilayer body, an antenna terminal, a ground terminal, a signal terminal, an IDT electrode, and an insulating film. The multilayer body includes a support substrate and a piezoelectric film disposed on the support substrate. The antenna terminal is disposed on or above the support substrate. The ground terminal is directly disposed on the support substrate. The signal terminal is disposed above the support substrate. The IDT electrode is disposed on the piezoelectric film. The insulating film is disposed between the support substrate and the signal terminal. The multilayer body includes one of a layer made of a high acoustic-velocity material and an acoustic reflection layer.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 28, 2018
    Date of Patent: May 26, 2020
    Assignee: Murata Manufacturing Co., Ltd.
    Inventor: Shinichi Okada
  • Publication number: 20200060023
    Abstract: A power supply device (100-1) includes: a substrate (20) on which an electric component (25) is mounted; a chassis (10) including a chassis surface (11) to be a surface facing one surface (20a) of the substrate (20); and cured insulating resin (27-1) to be placed between the one surface (20a) of the substrate (20) and the chassis surface (11) so as to be connected to the one surface (20a) and the chassis surface (11), the cured insulating resin (27-1) having a thermal conductivity between 1 W/mK and 10 W/mK inclusive.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 28, 2017
    Publication date: February 20, 2020
    Applicant: Mitsubishi Electric Corporation
    Inventors: Takashi MIYAMOTO, Naoki YASUDA, Shinichi OKADA, Hiroyuki OSUGA, Ryota KUSANO
  • Patent number: 10556569
    Abstract: A vehicular wiper device includes a first wiper arm, a first drive source, a rocking mechanism, a second drive source, an extension and retraction mechanism, and a control unit. A first wiper blade for wiping a surface to be wiped of a vehicle is connected to the front end of the first wiper arm. The first drive source is directly or indirectly affixed to the vehicle body. The rocking mechanism is driven by the drive force of the first drive source and reciprocates and rocks the first wiper arm. The second drive source is directly or indirectly affixed to the vehicle body separately from the first drive source. The extension and retraction mechanism is driven by the drive force of the second drive source and extends and retracts the first wiper arm in the longitudinal direction thereof.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 23, 2016
    Date of Patent: February 11, 2020
    Assignee: DENSO CORPORATION
    Inventors: Norihiro Sugimoto, Yasuhide Ito, Shinichi Okada, Takafumi Negi, Atsushi Kato, Kohei Shibata, Tomohiro Aoyama
  • Patent number: 10525938
    Abstract: A vehicle wiper device including (i) a first motor that includes a first output shaft, that rotates the first output shaft to rotate a wiper arm back and forth about a pivot point of the wiper arm, and that causes a wiper blade coupled to a leading end portion of the wiper arm to perform a back and forth wiping operation between an upper return position and a lower return position on a windshield, (ii) a second motor that changes a wiping range on the windshield by the wiper blade, (iii) a rotation angle detector that detects a rotation angle of the first output shaft, and (iv) a controller that controls the second motor according to a rotation angle of the first output shaft detected by the rotation angle detector in a state in which a broad field of view should be secured on a front passenger seat side.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 18, 2017
    Date of Patent: January 7, 2020
    Assignee: DENSO CORPORATION
    Inventors: Takafumi Negi, Shinichi Okada, Keigo Hikida, Sho Takano, Yoshihisa Banno
  • Publication number: 20190393862
    Abstract: A multiplexer includes first and second nodes, an inductor, a first transmit/receive filter, and second and third transmit filters. The inductor is connected at one end to the first node and at the other end to the second node. The first transmit/receive filter is connected to the first node without the inductor interposed therebetween and uses the transmit and receive bands of band A as a pass band. The second transmit filter is connected to the second node and uses the transmit band of band B as a pass band. The third transmit filter is connected to the second node and uses the transmit band of band C as a pass band.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 10, 2019
    Publication date: December 26, 2019
    Inventor: Shinichi OKADA
  • Publication number: 20190362109
    Abstract: An information acquisition system includes an inner wall, an outer wall, and an antenna. The inner wall includes a reflective layer which reflects a radio wave. A reading space is located on an inner side of the reflective layer. Reading of tag information from an RF tag attached to an item is performed in the reading space. The outer wall is disposed on an opposite side of the inner wall from the reading space. The antenna is configured to output the radio wave toward the reading space in order to communicate with the RF tag. Between the inner wall and the outer wall, a peripheral space is provided. The reflective layer of the inner wall has a hole. The hole penetrates through the reflective layer in a thickness direction of the reflective layer.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 21, 2019
    Publication date: November 28, 2019
    Inventors: Suguru KOJIMA, Shinichi OKADA, Masahiro KUMAGAWA, Masahiro NAKANO
  • Patent number: 10465767
    Abstract: An actuator includes a motor having a rotation shaft, and an output shaft disposed coaxially to the rotation shaft. A rotation shaft side gear is provided so as to be rotatable as a unit with the rotation shaft, and an output shaft side gear is provided so as to be rotatable as a unit with the output shaft. An intermediate gear configuration body is provided between the rotation shaft side gear and the output shaft side gear. The intermediate gear configuration body includes a first intermediate gear that meshes with the rotation shaft side gear, and a second intermediate gear that is provided so as to be rotatable as a unit with the first intermediate gear and that meshes with the rotation shaft side gear. A detected portion is provided at an end portion of the intermediate gear configuration body and detects a rotation speed of the intermediate gear configuration body. A detecting portion detects the detected portion.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 13, 2017
    Date of Patent: November 5, 2019
    Assignee: DENSO CORPORATION
    Inventors: Shinichi Okada, Yasuhide Ito, Kohei Shibata, Takafumi Negi
  • Publication number: 20190325723
    Abstract: A wireless communications system according to an aspect includes a communications terminal, a detection unit, and a control unit. The communications terminal includes a communications unit to communicate wirelessly with a communications partner terminal. The detection unit detects movement of the communications terminal. The control unit controls the communications terminal so as to vary a communicable area of the communications unit. The communicable area is defined relatively to the communications terminal. The control unit varies the communicable area according to at least magnitude of the movement detected by the detection unit.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 17, 2019
    Publication date: October 24, 2019
    Inventors: Koji IMAMURA, Shinichi OKADA, Motoo NAKAGAWA, Masahiro KUMAGAWA, Junichi TAKAHASHI
  • Patent number: 10446404
    Abstract: Provided is a method of adjusting an electron-beam irradiated area in an electron beam irradiation apparatus that deflects an electron beam with a deflector to irradiate an object with the electron beam, the method including: emitting an electron beam while changing an irradiation position on an adjustment plate by controlling the deflector in accordance with an electron beam irradiation recipe, the adjustment plate detecting a current corresponding to the emitted electron beam; acquiring a current value detected from the adjustment plate; forming image data corresponding to the acquired current value; determining whether the electron-beam irradiated area is appropriate based on the formed image data; and updating the electron beam irradiation recipe when the electron-beam irradiated area is determined not to be appropriate.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 17, 2018
    Date of Patent: October 15, 2019
    Assignee: EBARA CORPORATION
    Inventors: Ryo Tajima, Masahiro Hatakeyama, Kenichi Suematsu, Kiwamu Tsukamoto, Kenji Watanabe, Shoji Yoshikawa, Shinichi Okada, Kenji Terao
  • Publication number: 20190311385
    Abstract: A collection unit of this demand prediction system collects a plurality of event information that have current or future events and location information indicating locations of the events. An extraction unit extracts event information indicating the event in a predetermined range, which includes the location of a shop from the plurality of event information collected by the collection unit based on the location information. A prediction unit predicts a demand of goods varying at the shop according to the event indicated by the event information extracted by the extraction unit, based on actual result information on a past event corresponding to the event indicated by the event information extracted by the extraction unit. An output unit outputs demand prediction information indicating the demand of goods predicted by the prediction unit.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 19, 2017
    Publication date: October 10, 2019
    Inventors: Kenichi KAWAGUCHI, Shinichi OKADA, Masamichi NAKAGAWA, Masataka EJIMA, Eiichiro TORIUMI
  • Publication number: 20190287354
    Abstract: A shopping assistance system includes a moving device (bagging device) and an information acquisition device. The moving device includes a support portion and a guide portion. The support portion is provided with a placement surface on which a product with an RF tag is placed. The guide portion includes a shielding space for shielding radio waves therein, and is disposed around the support portion along outer circumferential edges of the placement surface. The information acquisition device reads product information from the RF tag by performing wireless communication with the RF tag using an antenna when a relative positional relationship between a communication area of the antenna and the RF tag changes in the shielding space, the communication area being an area which is set around the antenna and in which wireless communication with the RF tag is performed.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 3, 2019
    Publication date: September 19, 2019
    Inventors: KAZUHIKO YAHATA, SUGURU KOJIMA, TAKU SUZUYAMA, SHINICHI OKADA, JUNICHI TAKAHASHI
  • Publication number: 20190275988
    Abstract: A first driven lever of a vehicle wiper device has a proximal end pivotally connected to a distal end of a first driving lever. A second driven lever has a proximal end pivotally connected to a distal end of the first driven lever and a distal end pivotally connected to a distal end of a second driving lever. A first wiper arm operates integrally with the second driven lever and has a distal end to which a first wiper blade is connected. A swing transmission mechanism transmits a driving force to the first driving lever. The swing transmission mechanism includes a swing crank arm integrally rotatable with a rotation shaft of a single drive source. An extension-contraction transmission mechanism transmits a driving force to the second driving lever. The extension-contraction transmission mechanism includes an extension-contraction crank arm integrally rotatable with the rotation shaft of the drive source.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 26, 2017
    Publication date: September 12, 2019
    Applicant: DENSO CORPORATION
    Inventors: Shinichi OKADA, Norihiro SUGIMOTO, Yohei SUZUKI
  • Publication number: 20190250361
    Abstract: A Wien filter to be disposed inside a lens barrel made of a magnetic material includes: a plurality of electromagnetic poles disposed at equal angular intervals about a center axis of the lens barrel; a first magnetic shield disposed so as to cover the area around the plurality of electromagnetic poles; and a second magnetic shield disposed so as to cover the area around the first magnetic shield. The first magnetic shield is supported by a first support member made of a non-magnetic material provided at an inner surface of the second magnetic shield. The second magnetic shield is supported by a second support member made of a magnetic material provided at an inner surface of the lens barrel.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 11, 2019
    Publication date: August 15, 2019
    Inventor: Shinichi OKADA