Patents by Inventor Shintaro Yamada

Shintaro Yamada 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: 10790146
    Abstract: Aromatic resin polymers and compositions containing them are useful as underlayers in semiconductor manufacturing processes.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 2, 2017
    Date of Patent: September 29, 2020
    Assignee: Rohm and Haas Electronic Materials LLC
    Inventors: Shintaro Yamada, Li Cui, Christopher Gilmore, Joshua A. Kaitz, Sheng Liu, James F. Cameron, Suzanne M. Coley
  • Publication number: 20200276666
    Abstract: A friction stir spot welding method includes a welding step of performing friction stir spot welding of a workpiece by using a pin member and a shoulder member while the workpiece is supported and pressed by the end face of a clamp member and a pressing step of causing a friction stir spot welding device to press an obverse surface and a reverse surface of at least one of a friction-stirred region of the workpiece and an adjacent region adjacent to the friction-stirred region of the workpiece from a rotary tool side and an opposite side after the welding step while the pin member and the shoulder member are accommodated in an accommodation space of the clamp member.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 3, 2018
    Publication date: September 3, 2020
    Applicant: KAWASAKI JUKOGYO KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Shunsuke HARUNA, Shintaro FUKADA, Takashi NINOMIYA, Etsuko YAMADA, Masaaki HIRANO
  • Publication number: 20200257870
    Abstract: A symbol reading apparatus for reading a symbol includes a housing having an opening, a transparent window that covers the opening, a light source arranged at a peripheral portion of the inside of the housing and configured to emit light toward the transparent window, a diffusion element arranged between the light source and the transparent window and including a first side and a second side that is opposite to the first side. The first side is closer to the center of the transparent window than the second side but is farther from a surface of the transparent window than the second side along a direction that extends from the light source to the transparent window, and a light receiver by which the light diffused by the diffusion element and reflected by the symbol is received.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 13, 2019
    Publication date: August 13, 2020
    Inventors: Yoshiya YAMADA, Shinsuke YAJIMA, Shintaro HARADA
  • Patent number: 10733992
    Abstract: A communication device including: an utterance acquisition part configured to acquire an utterance of a user to a character; an information acquisition part configured to acquire information different from the utterance; a voice generation part configured to generate a response voice to be emitted by the character based on a content of the utterance acquired by the utterance acquisition part; and an expression generation part configured to generate a response expression to be expressed by a face portion of the character based on the content of the utterance acquired by the utterance acquisition part, wherein when the information is acquired from the information acquisition part, the expression generation part generates the response expression using the information together with the content of the utterance, the response expression generated when the information is acquired being different from a response expression generated when the information is not acquired.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 7, 2018
    Date of Patent: August 4, 2020
    Assignee: TOYOTA JIDOSHA KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Mina Funazukuri, Shintaro Yoshizawa, Wataru Kaku, Hitoshi Yamada
  • Patent number: 10723127
    Abstract: A liquid ejection head including first and second recording element substrates adjacent in a direction intersecting a relative movement direction include ejection opening rows that include ejection openings arranged in the intersecting direction. A straight line connecting the ejection openings in end portions on a second recording element substrate side in the first recording element substrate and a straight line connecting the ejection openings in end portions on a first recording element substrate side in the second recording element substrate are inclined towards a middle area side of the first recording element substrate, and arrangement intervals of the ejection openings in an end portion area on the second recording element substrate side of a first ejection opening row is larger than arrangement intervals of the ejection openings in an end portion area on the first recording element substrate side of a second ejection opening row.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 1, 2019
    Date of Patent: July 28, 2020
    Assignee: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
    Inventors: Koichi Ishida, Shuzo Iwanaga, Shintaro Kasai, Yoshiyuki Nakagawa, Akiko Hammura, Takatsugu Moriya, Tomohiro Sato, Tatsuya Yamada, Tomoki Ishiwata, Ayako Iwasaki
  • Patent number: 10721367
    Abstract: A recording apparatus including: a lower unit having a recording section; and an upper unit having a document tray and a reading means that reads an image in a document, the upper unit being disposed above the lower unit, wherein the upper unit is configured such that an apparatus depth direction is a main scan direction for reading an image in the document and an apparatus width direction is a sub-scan direction for reading an image in the document, the lower unit includes support sections that stand upward on both ends in the apparatus width direction to support both ends of the upper unit in a long side direction, and the document tray included in the upper unit is made of a rigid member and part of the document tray is located above the support sections.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 26, 2018
    Date of Patent: July 21, 2020
    Assignee: Seiko Epson Corporation
    Inventors: Shintaro Miyamoto, Hisayuki Akahane, Katsumi Yamada
  • Patent number: 10686955
    Abstract: An image reading apparatus includes a document support portion, a cover portion which is capable of opening and closing, a first surface of which forms an apparatus top surface, and a second surface of which forms a support surface which supports the document, and a base frame which forms the apparatus top surface, in which the document support portion is provided to be capable of rotational movement and is capable of switching between a first posture and a second posture, in which the first surface of the cover portion forms the apparatus top surface which runs along a horizontal direction together with a top surface of the base frame in the closed state, and in which, in the first posture, a portion of the document support portion is at a height position running along the second surface of the cover portion in the closed state.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 6, 2018
    Date of Patent: June 16, 2020
    Assignee: Seiko Epson Corporation
    Inventors: Katsumi Yamada, Kohei Kozaki, Shintaro Miyamoto
  • Publication number: 20200142309
    Abstract: Compounds having three or more alkynyl moieties substituted with an aromatic moiety having one or more of certain substituents are useful in forming underlayers useful in semiconductor manufacturing processes.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 10, 2019
    Publication date: May 7, 2020
    Inventors: Sheng LIU, James F. Cameron, Shintaro Yamada, Iou-Sheng Ke, Keren Zhang, Daniel Greene, Paul J. LaBeaume, Li Cui, Suzanne M. Coley
  • Publication number: 20200102868
    Abstract: A three-way catalyst article, and its use in an exhaust system for internal combustion engines, is disclosed. The catalyst article for treating exhaust gas comprising: a substrate comprising an inlet end, an outlet end with an axial length L; an inlet catalyst layer beginning at the inlet end and extending for less than the axial length L, wherein the inlet catalyst layer comprises an inlet rhodium component and an inlet platinum component; an outlet catalyst layer beginning at the outlet end and extending for less than the axial length L, wherein the outlet catalyst layer comprises an outlet rhodium component.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 26, 2019
    Publication date: April 2, 2020
    Inventors: Yuichi FUJIMORI, Takashi YAMADA, Tomotaka HIROTA, Kenji TANIKAWA, Shintaro SAIKI, Yoshitaka HAYASHI, Sungwook KIM
  • Patent number: 10603910
    Abstract: A liquid discharge head includes a recording element configured to generate thermal energy and a discharge orifice disposed at a position facing the recording element. A bubble is generated in liquid by the thermal energy, liquid between the bubble and the discharge orifice is discharged from the discharge orifice by the pressure of the generated bubble, and the bubble communicates with the atmosphere on the outside of the discharge orifice.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 17, 2018
    Date of Patent: March 31, 2020
    Assignee: CANON KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Yoshiyuki Nakagawa, Shintaro Kasai, Akiko Hammura, Shinji Kishikawa, Takayuki Sekine, Shuzo Iwanaga, Takatsugu Moriya, Koichi Ishida, Tatsuya Yamada
  • Publication number: 20200058494
    Abstract: Curable homopolymers formed from monomers having two 2-naphthol moieties are useful as underlayers in semiconductor manufacturing processes.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 3, 2019
    Publication date: February 20, 2020
    Inventors: Sheng Liu, James F. Cameron, Shintaro Yamada
  • Patent number: 10507654
    Abstract: A print element substrate and a liquid ejection head capable of suppressing degradation of a print quality caused by a white stripe/black stripe etc., is actualized without using a high degree of microfabrication technology. As a result of asymmetric deformation by swelling in a direction of relative movement to a print medium, print elements having different liquid droplet ejection directions are made to coexist and arrayed for that purpose.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 23, 2017
    Date of Patent: December 17, 2019
    Assignee: CANON KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Shintaro Kasai, Yoshiyuki Nakagawa, Akiko Saito, Takatsugu Moriya, Koichi Ishida, Tatsuya Yamada, Shuzo Iwanaga, Tomohiro Sato, Tomoki Ishiwata
  • Publication number: 20190365322
    Abstract: The present disclosure provides a garment including a plurality of biometric sensors and adapted to cover a body part, a shoulder, and an upper limb of a subject, the plurality of biometric sensors being attached to the garment so that when the subject wears the garment each of them comes into contact with a respective one of a plurality of testing places, in which biometric sensors that are adjacent to each other across a shoulder joint are connected to each other by a wiring cable that passes above an acromial end, and biometric sensors that are adjacent to each other across an elbow joint are connected to each other by a wiring cable that passes an outer side of a lateral epicondyle.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 19, 2019
    Publication date: December 5, 2019
    Applicant: TOYOTA JIDOSHA KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Kenichi HIROMOTO, Hitoshi YAMADA, Shintaro YOSHIZAWA
  • Patent number: 10486421
    Abstract: A liquid discharging head includes a discharge port that discharges a liquid, a pressure chamber that communicates with the discharge port, and an energy generating element that is disposed in the pressure chamber. In the liquid discharging head, the discharge port is provided with a plurality of projections that project towards a central portion of the discharge port from an inner peripheral edge of the discharge port, and an interval between the projections at a location where the projections are closest to each other is 5 ?m or less.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 27, 2018
    Date of Patent: November 26, 2019
    Assignee: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
    Inventors: Takatsugu Moriya, Shuzo Iwanaga, Shintaro Kasai, Yoshiyuki Nakagawa, Akiko Hammura, Tatsuya Yamada, Tomohiro Sato, Ayako Iwasaki, Tomoki Ishiwata, Koichi Ishida
  • Publication number: 20190308413
    Abstract: A liquid ejection head including first and second recording element substrates adjacent in a direction intersecting a relative movement direction include ejection opening rows that include ejection openings arranged in the intersecting direction. A straight line connecting the ejection openings in end portions on a second recording element substrate side in the first recording element substrate and a straight line connecting the ejection openings in end portions on a first recording element substrate side in the second recording element substrate are inclined towards a middle area side of the first recording element substrate, and arrangement intervals of the ejection openings in an end portion area on the second recording element substrate side of a first ejection opening row is larger than arrangement intervals of the ejection openings in an end portion area on the first recording element substrate side of a second ejection opening row.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 1, 2019
    Publication date: October 10, 2019
    Inventors: Koichi Ishida, Shuzo Iwanaga, Shintaro Kasai, Yoshiyuki Nakagawa, Akiko Hammura, Takatsugu Moriya, Tomohiro Sato, Tatsuya Yamada, Tomoki Ishiwata, Ayako Iwasaki
  • Publication number: 20190303946
    Abstract: According to the present invention, there is provided an information processing system including an acquisition unit (11) that acquires an image, which is generated by a first camera, of a face; an identification unit (12) that identifies a first customer who pays based on the acquired image and database information in which a feature value of a face is registered; and a settlement unit (checkout unit (21)) that performs a settlement process with respect to the identified first customer. The identification unit (12) identifies the first customer before an operation of starting the settlement process is performed.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 5, 2017
    Publication date: October 3, 2019
    Applicant: NEC Corporation
    Inventor: Shintaro YAMADA
  • Patent number: 10421276
    Abstract: A printing element substrate includes a substrate, an energy generating element, and an ejection-port formed member. The energy generating element is disposed on one surface of the substrate and configured to generate energy for use in ejecting liquid. The ejection-port formed member includes ejection ports that eject the liquid. A protrusion protruding toward inside of each of the ejection ports is provided on an inner surface of the ejection port. In a surface of the ejection-port formed member remote from the substrate, a tip portion of the protrusion is positioned closer to the substrate than an outer periphery of the ejection port.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 15, 2017
    Date of Patent: September 24, 2019
    Assignee: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
    Inventors: Akiko Saito, Shintaro Kasai, Yoshiyuki Nakagawa, Takatsugu Moriya, Koichi Ishida, Tatsuya Yamada, Shuzo Iwanaga, Ayako Iwasaki, Tomoki Ishiwata, Tomohiro Sato
  • Patent number: 10399801
    Abstract: A medium transport device includes a base frame which includes an outer edge forming portion which configures an outer edge of a device top surface, a medium support tray which is capable of switching between a horizontal posture, and a sub-tray which is capable of being displaced between a storage position and a pulled-out position, and supports the medium at the pulled-out position, in which the sub-tray includes a convex portion which configures a portion of the flat device top surface together at the storage position, and in which the sub-tray is capable of being displaced along a direction that is parallel to the device top surface in a state in which the medium support tray takes the horizontal posture.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 24, 2018
    Date of Patent: September 3, 2019
    Assignee: Seiko Epson Corporation
    Inventors: Katsumi Yamada, Kohei Kozaki, Shintaro Miyamoto
  • Patent number: 10377848
    Abstract: Polymeric reaction products of certain aromatic alcohols with certain diaryl-substituted aliphatic alcohols are useful as underlayers in semiconductor manufacturing processes.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 7, 2016
    Date of Patent: August 13, 2019
    Assignees: Rohm and Haas Electronic Materials LLC, Rohm and Haas Electronic Materials Korea Ltd.
    Inventors: Seon-Hwa Han, Sung Wook Cho, Hae-Kwang Pyun, Jung-June Lee, Shintaro Yamada
  • Publication number: 20190232653
    Abstract: A recording element board includes a discharge orifice configured to discharge liquid, a pressure chamber communicating with the discharge orifice, a recording element configured to generate thermal energy to cause bubbling of the liquid, the recording element being disposed in the pressure chamber facing the discharge orifice, and a substrate on which the recording element is formed. When the recording element is driven and the liquid of within the pressure chamber is discharged, a generated bubble communicates with the atmosphere. A discharge orifice projection region where the discharge orifice has been projected on the substrate includes a region includes a region extending beyond a heat-generating region projection region where the heat-generating region of the recording element has been projected on the substrate, the outline of the discharge orifice projection region is circumscribed by the outline of the heat-generating region projection region.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 4, 2019
    Publication date: August 1, 2019
    Inventors: Takatsugu Moriya, Shintaro Kasai, Yoshiyuki Nakagawa, Akiko Hammura, Koichi Ishida, Tatsuya Yamada, Shinji Kishikawa, Takayuki Sekine, Shuzo Iwanaga