Susumu Fujiwara 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).
Abstract: There is provided a semiconductor device including: a plurality of bumps on a first semiconductor substrate; and a lens material in a region other than the plurality of bumps on the first semiconductor substrate, wherein a distance between a side of a bump closest to the lens material and a side of the lens material closest to the bump is greater than twice a diameter of the bump closest to the lens material, and wherein the distance between the side of the bump closest to the lens material and the side of the lens material closest to the bump is greater a minimum pitch of the bumps.
April 5, 2022
July 21, 2022
Sony Group Corporation
Jun OGI, Junichiro FUJIMAGARI, Susumu INOUE, Atsushi FUJIWARA
Abstract: A steering system includes an upper jacket, a lower jacket, a support, a lock mechanism, and a shock absorber. The support supports the lower jacket. The lock mechanism switches a restriction of a telescopic adjustment and a termination of the restriction. The upper jacket includes a protruding stopper configured to regulate a position of the upper jacket at one end of a telescopic stroke range. The lock mechanism includes an opening and closing portion configured to enter a path of the stopper while the restriction of the telescopic adjustment is terminated, and configured to open the path of the stopper while the telescopic adjustment is restricted.
Abstract: A refrigeration cycle apparatus includes an expansion device, a pipe, and a transmission sound suppressing member. The expansion device includes a valve body to control a flow rate of refrigerant. The pipe is connected to the expansion device to extend along moving directions, in controlling the flow rate of the refrigerant, of the valve body of the expansion device, and allowing the refrigerant to pass therethrough. The transmissive sound suppressing member is positioned at a first region, which is defined on an outer side of the pipe to cover at least a tip of the valve body of the expansion device, and a second region, which is continuous to the first region and is defined on an outer side of a portion of the pipe including a portion of connection to the expansion device.
Abstract: A pipe with a sound absorber has a fluid pipe in which fluid passes and a sound absorber of a pulp-based fiber material. The sound absorber surrounds an outer circumference of the fluid pipe. The sound absorber is provided to secure space between an outer surface of the fluid pipe and an inner surface of the sound absorber.
Abstract: A non-transitory storage medium stores instructions readable by a computer of an information processing apparatus. The information processing apparatus includes an accepter configured to accept an operation of a user. When executed by the computer, the instructions cause the information processing apparatus to perform: executing an accepting processing in which the accepter of the information processing apparatus accepts a selecting operation that is an operation of selecting data; executing an obtaining processing in which the information processing apparatus obtains a URL corresponding to data specified by the selecting operation accepted in the accepting processing; and executing a creating processing in which the information processing apparatus creates a two-dimensional code storing the URL obtained in the obtaining processing.
Abstract: An air-conditioning apparatus includes a housing having an air inlet and an air outlet, a fan disposed in the housing, and a bell mouth through which a fluid flowing from the air inlet to the air outlet passes in association with rotation of the fan. The bell mouth includes curved part having a curved sectional shape in a fluid flow direction and a vibration-damping element disposed on at least one of a front surface and a rear surface of the curved part. The vibration-damping element is disposed at a position corresponding to a node of vibration of the bell mouth.
Abstract: An information processing device may read, from a shared storing area, first identification information indicating K pieces of first applications that are already installed. The information processing device may display first screen on the display. The information processing device may cause an operating system to display the K pieces of first images in the first screen. Each of K pieces of link information may be associated with a corresponding one of the K pieces of first images. When any one of the K pieces of first images receives an input operation, the operating system may activate the corresponding first application indicated by the link information associated with the first image that receives the input operation.
Abstract: A housing for an electric apparatus includes a housing body and a silencer. The housing body has a space provided to house a device that is a noise source and at least one opening communicating the space. The silencer is attached to an outer periphery of the housing body in such a manner as to surround the opening.
Abstract: A program causes, when executed, a terminal apparatus to perform operations including: receiving a target signal from a target scanner, the target signal being sequentially transmitted from the target scanner after a placement operation of placing an original document of a scan target is performed at the target scanner, the target signal not being transmitted from the target scanner before the placement operation is performed at the target scanner; in response to receiving the target signal from the target scanner, acquiring target communication information for performing wireless communication between the terminal apparatus and the target scanner through a target network; in response to acquiring the target communication information, transmitting a scan request to the target scanner through the target network by using the target communication information; and in response to transmitting the scan request to the target scanner, receiving scan data from the target scanner through the target network.
Abstract: A refrigeration cycle apparatus includes: an expansion device including a valve body to control a flow rate of refrigerant; a pipe connected to the expansion device to extend along moving directions, in controlling the flow rate of the refrigerant, of the valve body of the expansion device, and allowing the refrigerant to pass therethrough; and a transmissive sound suppressing member positioned at a first region, which is defined on an outer side of the pipe to cover at least a tip of the valve body of the expansion device, and a second region, which is continuous to the first region and is defined on an outer side of a portion of the pipe including a portion of connection to the expansion device.
Abstract: A polyethylene terephthalate resin composition which is characterized by having a manganese element content of 30 to 60 ppm, a potassium element content of 2 to 10 ppm, an antimony element content of 70 to 150 ppm, a molar ratio of metal elements to phosphorus element (M/P=(M1+M2/2)/P) satisfying formula (1), and a gelation ratio of 5% by weight or less: 0.6?(M1+M2/2)/P?1.3??(1) wherein M1 represents the content (mol/t) of a bivalent metal element selected from the group consisting of Mg, Mn, and Ca; M2 represents the content (mol/t) of a monovalent metal element selected from the group consisting of Li, Na, and K; and P represents the content (mol/t) of phosphorus element.
Abstract: A unit for a refrigeration cycle device includes a housing that internally includes a sound field space surrounded by surfaces each reflecting sound waves, an expansion device disposed in the sound field space and configured to adjust a flow rate of refrigerant, a refrigerant pipe disposed in the sound field space and connected to the expansion device, and a sound absorber disposed on at least a part of the surfaces defining the sound field space.
Abstract: A non-transitory computer readable medium storing computer readable instructions that are executable by a computer in an information processing apparatus having a display device is provided. The computer readable instructions, when executed by the computer, cause the computer to determine a format to display at least one setup item, which is required in order to accomplish a predetermined process, in the display device between an icon format, in which the at least one setup item is displayed in a figurative image containing a symbolic figure representing the at least one setup item, and a list format, in which the at least one setup item is displayed in a textual image containing text describing the at least one setup item. The computer readable instructions further cause the computer to control the display device to display the at least one setup item in the determined format.
Abstract: A high-strength surface-coated steel sheet includes a base steel sheet having a composition by mass of C: 0.01 to 0.20%, Si: 0.01 to 0.50%, Mn: 0.10 to 2.50%, P: 0.005 to 0.050%, B: 0.0005 to 0.010%, Ti: 0.01 to 0.20%, Nb: 0 to 0.10%, Mo: 0 to 0.50%, Cr: 0 to 0.50%, Al: 0.01 to 0.10%, and the balance of Fe and inevitable impurities; and a Zn—Al—Mg-based coating layer disposed on a surface of the base steel sheet, The steel sheet has a diffusible hydrogen concentration in the base steel sheet of 0.30 ppm or less and having a time until occurrence of red rust of 7000 hours or more as measured by a salt spray test. The high-strength hot-dip Zn—Al—Mg-based-plated steel sheet has a significantly lowered in-steel concentration of hydrogen which has entered the steel in a plating line and exhibits excellent corrosion resistance.
Abstract: A non-transitory storage medium storing instructions readable by an information processing apparatus. When executed by the computer, the instructions cause the information processing apparatus to perform: executing an obtaining processing for obtaining a URL; executing a determining processing for determining whether the number of characters of a first URL obtained in the obtaining processing is less than a threshold value; and executing a creating processing in which: in a case where the number of the characters of the first URL is less than the threshold value, the information processing apparatus creates a first two-dimensional code storing the first URL; and in a case where the number of the characters of the first URL is greater than or equal to the threshold value, the information processing apparatus creates a second two-dimensional code storing a second URL associated with the first URL and having less characters than the first URL.