Patents by Inventor Shintaro Hayashi

Shintaro Hayashi 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: 10362931
    Abstract: An optical device is provided. The optical device includes an excitation light source that emits excitation light. A first optical fiber guides the excitation light emitted from the excitation light source. A fluorescent plate includes a fluorescent light emitter that receives the excitation light guided by the first optical fiber and emits fluorescent light. The fluorescent plate further includes a dichroic mirror on a side of the fluorescent light emitter that receives the excitation light. The dichroic mirror transmits the excitation light and reflects the fluorescent light.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 20, 2018
    Date of Patent: July 30, 2019
    Assignee: PANASONIC INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY MANAGEMENT CO., LTD.
    Inventor: Shintaro Hayashi
  • Patent number: 10359961
    Abstract: According to one embodiment, there is provided a storage device including a control chip and a plurality of memory chips. The control chip has an input buffer common to the control chip and the plurality of memory chips and electrically connected to an external terminal. A first transmission path going through the input buffer and a second transmission path not going through the input buffer are provided between the external terminal and the plurality of memory chips. In a first mode, the control chip enables the input buffer so as to activate the first transmission path and, in a second mode, disables the input buffer so as to activate the second transmission path.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 12, 2014
    Date of Patent: July 23, 2019
    Assignee: TOSHIBA MEMORY CORPORATION
    Inventors: Mikihiko Ito, Masaru Koyanagi, Shintaro Hayashi
  • Patent number: 10342419
    Abstract: An endoscope lighting device to be used for an endoscope is provided. The endoscope lighting device includes a housing. A laser light source is in the housing. A fiber cable receives laser light emitted by the laser light source. A phosphor of a fluorescent light emitter emits fluorescent light using the laser light exiting from the fiber cable. A blower generates airflow in the housing. A shakable body contacts the fiber cable and shakes in reaction to the airflow generated by the blower.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 19, 2018
    Date of Patent: July 9, 2019
    Assignee: PANASONIC INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY MANAGEMENT CO., LTD.
    Inventor: Shintaro Hayashi
  • Publication number: 20190195484
    Abstract: A wavelength conversion device, etc., for laser light according to the present disclosure includes: a first substrate that is light-transmissive; a second substrate that is light-transmissive; and a phosphor layer provided between the first substrate and the second substrate and including a phosphor that converts the wavelength of incident laser light having a predetermined wavelength. The laser light has a laser irradiation power density of at least 0.03 W/mm2, and each of the first substrate and the second substrate has a thermal conductivity higher than the thermal conductivity of the phosphor layer.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 14, 2017
    Publication date: June 27, 2019
    Inventors: Masahito YAMANA, Noboru IIZAWA, Shintaro HAYASHI, Yoshiyuki NAKANO
  • Patent number: 10309598
    Abstract: A luminaire includes an excitation light source which emits excitation light. A first fluorescent plate includes a first principle surface disposed across the optical axis of the excitation light. A first phosphor layer is arranged discretely along the first principle surface. A second fluorescent plate is arranged at the downstream side of the excitation light with respect to the first fluorescent plate. The second fluorescent plate includes a second principle surface disposed across the optical axis. A second phosphor layer is arranged discretely along the second principle surface. The second phosphor layer has a wavelength conversion characteristic different from a wavelength conversion characteristic of the first phosphor layer. A support supports the first fluorescent plate and the second fluorescent plate such that at least one of relative positions and rotations of the first fluorescent plate and the second fluorescent plate are adjustable.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 3, 2017
    Date of Patent: June 4, 2019
    Assignee: PANASONIC INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY MANAGEMENT CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Hirotaka Matsunami, Shintaro Hayashi
  • Patent number: 10308077
    Abstract: This pneumatic tire includes, on a tread surface, land portions defined by tread edges and by circumferential main grooves extending continuously in the tread circumferential direction; central sipes, in a central land portion on a tire equatorial plane, extending in the tread width direction and formed at a predetermined pitch length, the central land portion being continuous in the tread circumferential direction between adjacent central sipes; and intermediate sipes, in intermediate land portions adjacent to the central land portion on both sides in the tread width direction with the circumferential main grooves therebetween, extending in the tread width direction and being formed at a predetermined pitch length, each intermediate land portion being continuous in the tread circumferential direction between adjacent intermediate sipes. The pitch length of the intermediate sipes is longer than that of the central sipes, and both ends of the central sipes open into the circumferential main grooves.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 7, 2015
    Date of Patent: June 4, 2019
    Assignee: BRIDGESTONE CORPORATION
    Inventor: Shintaro Hayashi
  • Publication number: 20190115288
    Abstract: There is provided a lead frame. The lead frame includes: a die pad; a lead terminal that is separated from the die pad and disposed around the die pad; and a resin layer that is formed between the die pad and the lead terminal so as to fix the die pad and the lead terminal. The resin layer has an opening portion that exposes at least a lower surface of the lead terminal.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 15, 2018
    Publication date: April 18, 2019
    Inventors: Shintaro Hayashi, Kentaro Kaneko, Tsukasa Nakanishi, Misaki Imai
  • Patent number: 10240726
    Abstract: A luminaire including a wavelength converter and a method of manufacturing the luminaire are provided. The wavelength converter radiates, based on a laser light beam, a light beam having a wavelength different from the laser light beam. The method of measuring the luminaire includes measuring wavelengths of laser light beams oscillated by a plurality of laser elements to identify main wavelengths of the plurality of laser elements, storing association information between main wavelength information items indicating the main wavelengths identified and element information items identifying the plurality of laser elements corresponding to the main wavelengths identified, selecting a combination of laser elements having a composite wavelength falling within a predetermined range, from the plurality of laser elements, based on the association information, and arranging optical paths to irradiate a same area of the wavelength converter with the laser light beams of the combination of laser elements selected.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 22, 2017
    Date of Patent: March 26, 2019
    Assignee: PANASONIC INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY MANAGEMENT CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Hiroshi Kitano, Hideharu Kawachi, Shintaro Hayashi
  • Patent number: 10174909
    Abstract: An optical member includes: a phosphor layer including a phosphor that converts a wavelength of a portion of light from a light source which is incident on an incidence face; and a microlens array that causes the portion of light wavelength-converted by the phosphor layer and the other portion of light transmitted through the phosphor layer to emerge from an emission face, in which a diffractive lens array for diffracting the portion of light wavelength-converted and the other portion of light transmitted is provided on the emission face of the microlens array, and a pitch of the diffractive lens array is different for each of predetermined sections.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 6, 2016
    Date of Patent: January 8, 2019
    Assignee: PANASONIC INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY MANAGEMENT CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Masahito Yamana, Shintaro Hayashi
  • Patent number: 10176922
    Abstract: In an embodiment, a multilayer ceramic capacitor 10 is constituted in such a way that four capacitive components C1 to C4 that are connected in series are formed between a first internal electrode layer group 14 and a second internal electrode layer group 15 adjacent to it, wherein, among the four capacitive components C1 to C4, the facing area Sc1 that defines the capacitance value of the capacitive component C1 closest to the first external electrode 12 and the facing area Sc4 that defines the capacitance value of the capacitive component C4 closest to the second external electrode 13 are greater than the facing areas Sc2 and Sc3 that define the capacitance values of the two remaining capacitive components C2 and C3, respectively. The multilayer ceramic capacitor is capable of satisfying the needs for both size reduction and voltage resistance increase.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 26, 2017
    Date of Patent: January 8, 2019
    Assignee: TAIYO YUDEN CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Yasuyuki Inomata, Shintaro Hayashi
  • Publication number: 20190001753
    Abstract: A tire has three or more circumferential direction main grooves, a first land portion and a second land portion that are partitioned by the circumferential direction main grooves, first sipes that are provided in the first land portion, and that have a bend portion protruding in the tire circumferential direction, and whose two ends communicate respectively with the circumferential direction main grooves, second sipes that are provided in the second land portion on a virtual extension of the first sipes, and whose two ends communicate respectively with the circumferential direction main grooves, and first terminal grooves that are provided in the first land portion between first sipes, that are positioned on an outer side in a tire width direction of the first land portion and communicate with the circumferential direction main grooves, and that terminate at a position further to the outer side in the tire width direction than a position in the tire width direction of a distal end of the bend portion, wherein
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 25, 2016
    Publication date: January 3, 2019
    Applicant: BRIDGESTONE CORPORATION
    Inventor: Shintaro HAYASHI
  • Patent number: 10162170
    Abstract: An optical device includes: an excitation light source; a first light transmitter that transmits excitation light emitted from the excitation light source; a fluorescent light part that is disposed on a surface of the first light transmitter opposite a surface through which the excitation light enters, and emits fluorescent light from the excitation light; a second light transmitter that interposes the fluorescent light part with the first light transmitter, and transmits light emitted from the fluorescent light part; a light transmission fiber that guides the light exiting from the second light transmitter; and a microfabricated film that is disposed on a side of the second light transmitter closer to the light transmission fiber, and collects, toward the light transmission fiber, the light emitted from the fluorescent light part.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 26, 2017
    Date of Patent: December 25, 2018
    Assignee: PANASONIC INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY MANAGEMENT CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Kazuyuki Yamae, Shintaro Hayashi
  • Publication number: 20180326791
    Abstract: A tire used for the motorcycle tire and tire set includes: a crossing groove and a non-crossing groove. A groove group of the crossing groove and the non-crossing groove is repeatedly provided in tire circumferential direction so that adjacent groove groups are symmetric with respect to a tire equatorial plane. First, second, and fifth groove portions extend toward one side in tire circumferential direction and third and fourth groove portions extend toward the other side in tire circumferential direction. A first bend portion is located in a shoulder region nearer the one tread edge, a second bend portion is located in a middle region nearer the one tread edge, and a third bend portion is located in a middle region nearer the other tread edge. Inclination angles of the second, fourth and fifth groove portions are each larger than an inclination angle of the first groove portion.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 10, 2015
    Publication date: November 15, 2018
    Applicant: BRIDGESTONE CORPORATION
    Inventors: Shintaro HAYASHI, Yasufumi TOKITOH
  • Patent number: D836062
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 8, 2017
    Date of Patent: December 18, 2018
    Assignees: Bridgestone Americas Tire Operations, LLC, Bridgestone Corporation
    Inventors: Russell A. Moser, David M. Severyn, Shintaro Hayashi
  • Patent number: D836535
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 8, 2017
    Date of Patent: December 25, 2018
    Assignees: Bridgestone Corporation, Bridgestone Americas Tire Operations, LLC
    Inventors: Russell A. Moser, David M. Severyn, Justin M. Gehres, Shintaro Hayashi
  • Patent number: D840326
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 18, 2017
    Date of Patent: February 12, 2019
    Assignee: BRIDGESTONE CORPORATION
    Inventors: Shintaro Hayashi, Antonio Scarale, Marco Toscano, Fabio Tomassi, Marco Andrea Maggi
  • Patent number: D844544
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 23, 2018
    Date of Patent: April 2, 2019
    Assignee: BRIDGESTONE CORPORATION
    Inventor: Shintaro Hayashi
  • Patent number: D847733
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 19, 2017
    Date of Patent: May 7, 2019
    Assignees: Bridgestone Americas Tire Operations, LLC, Bridgestone Corporation
    Inventors: Richard S. Parr, Shintaro Hayashi, David M. Severyn, Andrew D. Clark, Justin M. Gehres
  • Patent number: D860918
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 30, 2018
    Date of Patent: September 24, 2019
    Assignee: BRIDGESTONE CORPORATION
    Inventors: Shoko Nagamoto, Shintaro Hayashi
  • Patent number: D861588
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 4, 2018
    Date of Patent: October 1, 2019
    Assignee: BRIDGESTONE CORPORATION
    Inventors: Shoko Nagamoto, Shintaro Hayashi