Patents by Inventor Susumu Saito

Susumu Saito 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: 11183101
    Abstract: A display driver comprises: digital gamma circuitry configured to generate a voltage data based on an image data for a pixel of interest; compensating circuitry configured to calculate a total current of the display panel; and correction circuitry. The correction circuitry is configured to correct the voltage data, based on the calculated total current.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 15, 2018
    Date of Patent: November 23, 2021
    Assignee: Synaptics Incorporated
    Inventors: Masao Orio, Hirobumi Furihata, Susumu Saito, Masaaki Okawa, Takashi Nose
  • Publication number: 20210356405
    Abstract: This inspection apparatus is for inspecting an inspection subject device. The inspection subject device is formed on an object to be inspected, and is a reverse-side irradiation-type imaging device into which light enters from the reverse side opposite to the side where a wiring layer is provided. This inspection apparatus has: a placement table having a transparent surface on which the object to be inspected is placed; a light irradiation mechanism that is provided in the placement table and that irradiates the to-be-inspected object placed on the placement table with light through the placement surface; and an acquisition unit that acquires in-plane distribution of illuminance of light from the placement table.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 24, 2019
    Publication date: November 18, 2021
    Inventors: Naoki AKIYAMA, Hiroyuki NAKAYAMA, Susumu SAITO
  • Patent number: 11164730
    Abstract: A plasma probe device includes an antenna unit installed at an opening formed in a wall of a processing chamber or a mounting table through a sealing member configured to seal between a vacuum space and an atmospheric space, an electrode connected to the antenna unit, and a dielectric support portion made of a dielectric material and configured to support the antenna unit from an outer peripheral side. A surface of the antenna unit which is exposed through the opening and separated from a facing surface of the wall or the mounting table facing the antenna unit by a width is depressed from a surface of the wall or the mounting table where the opening is formed, which faces a plasma generation space.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 5, 2018
    Date of Patent: November 2, 2021
    Assignee: TOKYO ELECTRON LIMITED
    Inventors: Taro Ikeda, Tomohito Komatsu, Yuki Osada, Hiroyuki Miyashita, Susumu Saito, Kazuhiro Furuki, Mikio Sato, Eiki Kamata
  • Publication number: 20210301044
    Abstract: To provide an acid-type sulfonic acid group-containing polymer which is excellent in hydrogen gas barrier properties and hot water resistance and which generates less oligomer during production; a liquid composition and a polymer electrolyte membrane comprising this acid-type sulfonic acid group-containing polymer; and a membrane electrode assembly and a polymer electrolyte fuel cell provided with the polymer electrolyte membrane. This acid-type sulfonic acid group-containing polymer is a polymer which has perfluoromonomer units, no monomer units having a halogen atom other than a fluorine atom, and acid-type sulfonic acid groups, and of which the hydrogen gas permeability coefficient under the conditions of a temperature of 80° C. and a relative humidity of 10%, is at most 2.5×10?9 cm3·cm/(s·cm2·cmHg), and the mass reduction rate when being immersed in hot water at 120° C.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 26, 2021
    Publication date: September 30, 2021
    Applicant: AGC Inc.
    Inventors: Takeshi HIRAI, Susumu SAITO, Hiroyuki WATABE, Chikaya TAMITSUJI, Daisuke JOMUTA
  • Patent number: 11132952
    Abstract: A display driver comprises gamma processing circuitry, compensation circuitry, and driver circuitry. The gamma processing circuitry is configured to process the image data to generate gamma processed image data. The compensation circuitry is configured to process the gamma-processed image data, based on a ratio of a number of display elements that emit light to a total number of display elements of a display panel, to generate compensated image data. The driver circuitry is configured to drive the display panel based on the compensated image data.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 5, 2020
    Date of Patent: September 28, 2021
    Assignee: Synaptics Incorporated
    Inventors: Akio Sugiyama, Takashi Nose, Hirobumi Furihata, Masao Orio, Susumu Saito
  • Publication number: 20210296673
    Abstract: To provide a liquid composition capable of forming a polymer electrolyte membrane which is excellent in the initial power generation characteristics when made into a membrane electrode assembly, and which is excellent in durability and has few defects. This liquid composition comprises a liquid medium, a sulfonic acid group-containing fluorocarbon polymer and a hardly soluble cerium compound, wherein the ion exchange capacity of the sulfonic acid group-containing fluorocarbon polymer is from 1.36 to 2.50 meq/g dry resin, the average particle size of the hardly soluble cerium compound is from 1 nm to 3,000 nm, and the ratio of the total number of moles of cerium atoms in the hardly soluble cerium compound to the total number of moles of sulfonic acid groups in the sulfonic acid group-containing fluorocarbon polymer is from 0.001 to 0.3.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 28, 2021
    Publication date: September 23, 2021
    Applicant: AGC Inc.
    Inventors: Susumu SAITO, Takumi OKUYAMA, Hiroyuki WATABE
  • Publication number: 20210284813
    Abstract: To provide a liquid composition capable of forming a membrane excellent in durability against hydrogen peroxide or peroxide radicals and excellent in hydrogen gas barrier property; a polymer electrolyte membrane; a membrane electrode assembly; and a polymer electrolyte fuel cell. Liquid composition comprising a liquid medium, an acid-type sulfonic acid group-containing fluorocarbon polymer of which the hydrogen gas permeation coefficient under the conditions of a temperature of 80° C. and a relative humidity of 10% is at most 2.5×10?9 cm3·cm/(s·cm2·cmHg), and cerium atoms; a polymer electrolyte membrane 15 comprising the acid-type sulfonic acid group-containing fluorocarbon polymer, and cerium atoms; and a membrane electrode assembly 10 comprising an anode 13 having a catalyst layer, a cathode 14 having a catalyst layer, and the polymer electrolyte membrane 15 disposed between the anode 13 and the cathode 14.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 27, 2021
    Publication date: September 16, 2021
    Applicant: AGC Inc.
    Inventors: Takumi OKUYAMA, Takeshi HIRAI, Susumu SAITO, Chikaya TAMITSUJI, Daisuke JOMUTA
  • Publication number: 20210284772
    Abstract: To provide a method for producing a polymer, whereby it is possible to obtain a sulfonic acid group-containing polymer having a high TQ value and a high ion exchange capacity. A method for producing a fluorosulfonyl group-containing fluorinated polymer, which comprises polymerizing a monomer represented by the following formula ml and tetrafluoroethylene, at a temperature of at least 110° C. and at most 250° C.: in the above formula, RF1 and RF2 are each a C1-3 perfluoroalkylene group.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 26, 2021
    Publication date: September 16, 2021
    Applicant: AGC Inc.
    Inventors: Takeshi HIRAI, Susumu SAITO
  • Patent number: 11112536
    Abstract: A thermal emission source is provided that has a structure capable of suppressing deterioration of an optical assembly over time. The thermal emission source includes an optical assembly (1) having an optical structure in which a member made of a semiconductor has a refractive index distribution so as to resonate with light of a wavelength shorter than a wavelength that corresponds to an absorption edge corresponding to a band gap of the semiconductor. The optical assembly (1) includes a coating structure (30) with a coating material that differs from the semiconductor of refractive portions (10) and through which light of a wavelength included in a wavelength range from visible light to far infrared rays can be transmitted.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 28, 2017
    Date of Patent: September 7, 2021
    Assignees: Osaka Gas Co., Ltd., Kyoto University
    Inventors: Masahiro Suemitsu, Tadashi Saito, Susumu Noda, Takashi Asano, Menaka De Zoysa
  • Patent number: 11107471
    Abstract: A dialog processing server is configured by including a relay unit which communicates with each of a first information processing terminal and a second information processing terminal, each serving as a portable or vehicle-mounted terminal and including an input/output interface unit with an artificial intelligence provided outside, and a determination unit which determines whether or not a predetermined dialog condition is established, in which between the artificial intelligence with which the first terminal communicates and the artificial intelligence with which the second terminal communicates, dialog contents respectively generated by the artificial intelligences can be transmitted and received when the dialog condition is established.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 20, 2017
    Date of Patent: August 31, 2021
    Assignee: HONDA MOTOR CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Chikashi Takiguchi, Manabu Ichikawa, Takao Yamamoto, Satoshi Honma, Tatsuya Ryuzaki, Susumu Saito, Atsushi Ito
  • Publication number: 20210253926
    Abstract: Disclosed are a thermally conductive composition that contains 10 to 50 parts by mass of a thermoplastic resin (A) and 50 to 90 parts by mass of a metal oxide (B) such as magnesium oxide (a total of the thermoplastic resin (A) and the metal oxide (B) being 100 parts by mass), and a thermally conductive composition that contains a thermoplastic resin (A) and a metal oxide (B) such as magnesium oxide, in which a modified polyolefin-based wax (C) is further contained in an amount of 0.1 to 20 parts by mass with respect to 100 parts by mass of the thermoplastic resin (A), such thermally conductive compositions being useful for applications such as a container, a piece of tableware, a heat dissipating member, a water-circulating structure material, an electronic device casing, a timepiece exterior material, a tumbler, and a commodity for daily use.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 31, 2017
    Publication date: August 19, 2021
    Applicant: MITSUI CHEMICALS, INC.
    Inventors: Susumu SAITO, Masatoshi SASAKI, Tateo TAKASHIMA
  • Patent number: 11031618
    Abstract: To provide a polymer capable of forming a polymer electrolyte membrane that is resistant to breakage even when being repeatedly subjected to humidification and drying or a catalyst layer that is resistant to formation of cracks; a polymer electrolyte membrane employing said polymer; and a membrane/electrode assembly for a polymer electrolyte fuel cell. A polymer comprising units (u1) having two ion-exchange groups and units (u2) of e.g. a perfluoro(alkyl vinyl ether), wherein the molar ratio (u2)/((u1)+(u2)) is more than 0.30 and at most 0.70. A membrane/electrode assembly 10 comprising an anode 13 having a catalyst layer 11 and a gas diffusion layer 12, a cathode 14 having a catalyst layer 11 and a gas diffusion layer 12, and a polymer electrolyte membrane 15 disposed between the anode 13 and the cathode 14 in a state of being contact with the catalyst layers 11, wherein either one or each of the catalyst layers 11 and the polymer electrolyte membrane 15 contains the aforementioned polymer.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 25, 2019
    Date of Patent: June 8, 2021
    Assignee: AGC Inc.
    Inventors: Susumu Saito, Hiroyuki Watabe, Takumi Okuyama
  • Patent number: 10975209
    Abstract: To provide a method for producing a fluorinated polymer which enables stable production of a fluorinated polymer having a high molecular weight at a high polymerization rate with good productivity and reduced environmental burdens, a method for producing a fluorinated polymer having functional groups, and a method for producing an electrolyte membrane. A method for producing a fluorinated polymer, which comprises polymerizing a monomer mixture containing tetrafluoroethylene and a fluorinated monomer having a group convertible to a sulfonic acid group or a carboxylic acid group in a polymerization medium, wherein the polymerization medium contains as the main component a C4-10 cyclic hydrofluorocarbon. Further, a method for producing a fluorinated polymer having functional groups and a method for producing an electrolyte membrane, employing the production method.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 17, 2019
    Date of Patent: April 13, 2021
    Assignee: AGC Inc.
    Inventors: Susumu Saito, Atsushi Watakabe
  • Publication number: 20210070903
    Abstract: To provide a method for producing a fluorinated polymer, in which it is possible to efficiently and easily control the molecular weight to be proper when polymerizing a perfluoromonomer having a dioxolane ring containing a polymerizable double bond in the ring skeleton, and in which the obtainable fluorinated polymer is less susceptible to a decrease in molecular weight even when contacted with a base.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 2, 2020
    Publication date: March 11, 2021
    Applicant: AGC Inc.
    Inventors: Susumu SAITO, Satoru HOMMURA, Hiroyuki WATABE
  • Patent number: 10879551
    Abstract: To provide a membrane/electrode assembly excellent in the power generation characteristics in a wide temperature range and a wide humidity range; an electrolyte material suitable for a catalyst layer of the membrane/electrode assembly; and a liquid composition suitable for forming a catalyst layer of the membrane/electrode assembly. To use an electrolyte material which is formed of a polymer (H) obtained by converting precursor groups in a polymer (F) having structural units (A) based on a perfluoromonomer having a precursor group represented by the formula (g1), structural units (B) represented by the formula (u2), and structural units (C) based on tetrafluoroethylene, wherein the proportion of the structural units (A) is from 8 to 19 mol %, the proportion of the structural units (B) is from 65 to 80 mol %, and the proportion of the structural units (C) is from 1 to 27 mol %, to ion exchange groups.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 20, 2017
    Date of Patent: December 29, 2020
    Assignee: AGC Inc.
    Inventors: Satoru Hommura, Susumu Saito, Hiroyuki Watabe
  • Publication number: 20200289605
    Abstract: An object of the present invention is to provide a composition for preventing or improving fat deposition on the liver in spite of the alcohol intake history of a level that a liver disease is not caused. The inventors found that glutathione has an effect of preventing or improving fat deposition on the liver, which is not caused by alcohol, and completed the present invention. Among nonalcoholic fat diseases, the present invention is particularly effective in an early stage of the treatment or in a case where treatment for another disease is not performed.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 1, 2020
    Publication date: September 17, 2020
    Applicants: KOHJIN LIFE SCIENCES CO., LTD., PUBLIC UNIVERSITY CORPORATION YOKOHAMA CITY UNIVERSITY, KYOTO PREFECTURAL PUBLIC UNIVERSITY CORPORATION, SAGA UNIVERSITY
    Inventors: Takaomi KESSOKU, Atsushi NAKAJIMA, Yoshio SUMIDA, Yuichiro EGUCHI, Susumu SAITO, Yusuke SAUCHI
  • Publication number: 20200286431
    Abstract: A display driver comprises gamma processing circuitry, compensation circuitry, and driver circuitry. The gamma processing circuitry is configured to process the image data to generate gamma processed image data. The compensation circuitry is configured to process the gamma-processed image data, based on a ratio of a number of display elements that emit light to a total number of display elements of a display panel, to generate compensated image data. The driver circuitry is configured to drive the display panel based on the compensated image data.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 5, 2020
    Publication date: September 10, 2020
    Inventors: Akio SUGIYAMA, Takashi NOSE, Hirobumi FURIHATA, Masao ORIO, Susumu SAITO
  • Patent number: 10771132
    Abstract: Disclosed is a MIMO system including a transmitter and a receiver, in which an overall BER characteristic is improved. The transmitter (1) maps data, distributed among transmit antennas, onto an IQ plane to generate carrier symbols, and then, applies an inter-polarization interleave processing in a time direction to the carrier symbols between the transmit antennas, to generate OFDM signals. Receiving the OFDM signals, the receiver (2) demodulates the OFDM signals to generate complex baseband signals, and after that, applies a first deinterleave processing in a time direction to the complex baseband signals to generate time deinterleaved data. Further, the receiver (2) applies a MIMO separation processing to the time deinterleaved data to generate a plurality of sets of MIMO separated data and applies a second deinterleave processing between the receive antennas to the plurality of sets of MIMO separated data, so as to generate carrier symbols.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 9, 2016
    Date of Patent: September 8, 2020
    Assignees: NIPPON HOSO KYOKAI, NHK Engineering System, Inc.
    Inventors: Shingo Asakura, Madoka Honda, Kenichi Murayama, Takuya Shitomi, Susumu Saito, Yoshikazu Narikiyo, Hiroaki Miyasaka, Akihiko Satou, Tomoaki Takeuchi, Kenichi Tsuchida, Masahiro Okano, Masayuki Takada, Kazuhiko Shibuya
  • Publication number: 20200279519
    Abstract: A display driver comprises: digital gamma circuitry configured to generate a voltage data based on an image data for a pixel of interest; compensating circuitry configured to calculate a total current of the display panel; and correction circuitry. The correction circuitry is configured to correct the voltage data, based on the calculated total current.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 15, 2018
    Publication date: September 3, 2020
    Applicant: Synaptics Incorporated
    Inventors: Masao Orio, Hirobumi Furihata, Susumu Saito, Masaaki Okawa, Takashi Nose
  • Publication number: 20200191590
    Abstract: An information processing system and an information processing device that are capable of reflecting an emotion of a user and performing route search. In an information processing system including a search unit that performs the route search on the basis of route search information that is input, to output a result searched by the search unit, the search unit performs the route search on the basis of the route search information, and emotion information obtained from an artificial intelligence module that generates an emotion of the same quality as in an emotion of a searcher.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 28, 2016
    Publication date: June 18, 2020
    Inventors: Yusuke Yamagishi, Kazuhiro Ito, Yoji Motegi, Susumu Saito, Shinji Kawasaki