Patents by Inventor Takahiro Hatada

Takahiro Hatada 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: 20210181462
    Abstract: An optical system with a fixed focal length includes a front lens unit closest to an object, a rear lens unit having a negative refractive power closest to an image plane, and a middle unit having a positive refractive power as a whole, including one or more lens units, and disposed between the front lens unit and the rear lens unit. A distance between adjacent lens units changes during focusing. The rear lens unit includes two or more positive lenses. A predetermined condition is satisfied.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 13, 2020
    Publication date: June 17, 2021
    Inventor: Takahiro Hatada
  • Patent number: 11022783
    Abstract: Provided is a zoom lens including a plurality of lens units, which consist of, in order from an object side to an image side: a positive first lens unit; a negative second lens unit; and a rear lens group including a plurality of lens units and having a positive refractive power as a whole, the first lens unit including a negative lens G1n arranged closest to the object side, and a plurality of positive lenses arranged on the image side of the negative lens, and the rear lens group includes a positive lens Grp. A lens unit arranged closest to the image side in the rear lens group includes the positive lens Grp. At this time, an Abbe number of the negative lens G1n, a refractive index of the positive lens Grp, and back focuses at a wide-angle end and a telephoto end, respectively, are appropriately set.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 4, 2019
    Date of Patent: June 1, 2021
    Assignee: CANON KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventor: Takahiro Hatada
  • Patent number: 10895714
    Abstract: An optical system used in an imaging apparatus includes an optical element. In a case where the optical element is disposed on a magnification side with respect to an intersection point of an optical axis and a chief paraxial ray, the optical element is a negative lens, and in a case where the optical element is disposed on a reduction side with respect to the intersection point, the optical element is a positive lens. The optical element is configured to satisfy all of the following conditional expressions: 30??d?40 1.225?[nd?(14.387/?d)]?1.276 0.4300?[?gF?(2.9795/?d)]?0.5010, where ?d represents an Abbe number of the optical element, ?gF is a partial dispersion ratio of the optical element for g-line and F-line, and nd is a refractive index of the optical element for d-line.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 18, 2017
    Date of Patent: January 19, 2021
    Assignee: CANON KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Shunji Iwamoto, Shinichiro Saito, Satoshi Maetaki, Takahiro Hatada, Suguru Inoue
  • Patent number: 10895722
    Abstract: The zoom lens according to the present invention consists of, in order from an object side to an image side, a positive first lens unit, a negative second lens unit, and a positive rear unit including at least four lens units. The second lens unit moves toward the object side during zooming from a wide angle end to a telephoto end, and an interval between each pair of adjacent lens units is changed during zooming. The rear unit includes a positive lens unit LP, which is arranged closest to the image side. Focal lengths of the zoom lens at the wide angle end and at the telephoto end, focal lengths of the first lens unit and the second lens unit, and a distance from the lens surface of the lens unit LP on the image side to an image plane at the telephoto end are each set appropriately.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 27, 2018
    Date of Patent: January 19, 2021
    Assignee: CANON KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventor: Takahiro Hatada
  • Patent number: 10855898
    Abstract: A lens apparatus includes an imaging optical system, a movable member holding at least one of lenses and configured to move in a direction including a component perpendicular to an optical axis of the imaging optical system, a fixed member whose movement in the direction is restricted, a coil provided at one of the movable member and the fixed member, a magnet provided at the other of the movable member and the fixed member, and a first shield member configured to cover at least a part of the coil as viewed in a direction parallel to the optical axis and as viewed in the direction perpendicular to the optical axis. At least a part of the first shield member being arranged closer to an image plane than the coil, and a predetermined conditional expression is satisfied.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 15, 2019
    Date of Patent: December 1, 2020
    Assignee: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
    Inventors: Makoto Nakahara, Shu Ito, Takahiro Hatada
  • Publication number: 20200319436
    Abstract: A zoom lens includes, in order from an object side to an image side, a first lens unit having a positive refractive power, a second lens unit having a negative refractive power, and a subsequent unit having a positive refractive power as a whole. A distance between adjacent lens units changes during zooming. The first lens unit includes a single lens, and the subsequent unit includes a third lens unit having a positive refractive power closest to the object side in the subsequent unit and a lens unit LP having a positive refractive power closest to the image side among the zoom lenses. During zooming from a wide-angle end to a telephoto end, the second lens unit moves toward the object side. A predetermined condition is satisfied.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 31, 2020
    Publication date: October 8, 2020
    Inventor: Takahiro Hatada
  • Publication number: 20200257095
    Abstract: A zoom lens comprising, in order from an object side to an image side, a first lens unit having a positive refractive power, a second lens unit having a negative refractive power, a third lens unit having a positive refractive power, and a fourth lens unit having a positive refractive power an interval between adjacent lens units changing and the first to fourth lens units moving during zooming. An image blur is corrected by moving a sub-unit having a negative refractive power as a whole in the third lens unit orthogonally to an optical axis. A predetermined conditions are satisfied.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 31, 2020
    Publication date: August 13, 2020
    Inventors: Kohei Kimura, Takahiro Hatada
  • Publication number: 20200132974
    Abstract: Provided is a zoom lens including, in order from an object side to an image side, a positive first lens unit, a negative second lens unit, a positive third lens unit, a positive fourth lens unit and a rear lens group consisting of at least one lens unit. An interval between each pair of adjacent lens units is changed during zooming. The rear lens group includes a negative N-th lens unit configured to move during focusing. The second lens unit and the third lens unit are configured to move during zooming. A focal length of the second lens unit, a focal length of the third lens unit, a focal length of the fourth lens unit, a lateral magnification of the fourth lens unit at a wide angle end and a lateral magnification of the fourth lens unit at a telephoto end are appropriately set.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 21, 2019
    Publication date: April 30, 2020
    Inventors: Kohei Kimura, Takahiro Hatada
  • Patent number: 10634876
    Abstract: A zoom lens includes a first lens unit L1 having positive refractive power, a second lens unit L2 having negative refractive power, and a rear lens group LB including a plurality of lens units and having positive refractive power. The rear lens group LB includes a lens unit LF configured to move during focusing and having negative refractive power, a lens unit LN disposed on the image side of the lens unit LF and having negative refractive power, and a lens unit LP disposed on the image side of the lens unit LN and having the largest positive refractive power among the lens units having positive refractive power. The lens units LP and LN move to the object side in a predetermined locus during zooming from the wide-angle end to the telephoto end, and the lens units LP and LF satisfy a predetermined conditional expression.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 20, 2019
    Date of Patent: April 28, 2020
    Assignee: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
    Inventor: Takahiro Hatada
  • Publication number: 20200077001
    Abstract: A lens apparatus includes an imaging optical system, a movable member holding at least one of lenses and configured to move in a direction including a component perpendicular to an optical axis of the imaging optical system, a fixed member whose movement in the direction is restricted, a coil provided at one of the movable member and the fixed member, a magnet provided at the other of the movable member and the fixed member, and a first shield member configured to cover at least a part of the coil as viewed in a direction parallel to the optical axis and as viewed in the direction perpendicular to the optical axis. At least a part of the first shield member being arranged closer to an image plane than the coil, and a predetermined conditional expression is satisfied.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 15, 2019
    Publication date: March 5, 2020
    Inventors: Makoto Nakahara, Shu Ito, Takahiro Hatada
  • Publication number: 20190278068
    Abstract: Provided is a zoom lens including a plurality of lens units, which consist of, in order from an object side to an image side: a positive first lens unit; a negative second lens unit; and a rear lens group including a plurality of lens units and having a positive refractive power as a whole, the first lens unit including a negative lens G1n arranged closest to the object side, and a plurality of positive lenses arranged on the image side of the negative lens, and the rear lens group includes a positive lens Grp. A lens unit arranged closest to the image side in the rear lens group includes the positive lens Grp. At this time, an Abbe number of the negative lens G1n, a refractive index of the positive lens Grp, and back focuses at a wide-angle end and a telephoto end, respectively, are appropriately set.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 4, 2019
    Publication date: September 12, 2019
    Inventor: Takahiro Hatada
  • Publication number: 20190271829
    Abstract: A zoom lens includes a first lens unit L1 having positive refractive power, a second lens unit L2 having negative refractive power, and a rear lens group LB including a plurality of lens units and having positive refractive power. The rear lens group LB includes a lens unit LF configured to move during focusing and having negative refractive power, a lens unit LN disposed on the image side of the lens unit LF and having negative refractive power, and a lens unit LP disposed on the image side of the lens unit LN and having the largest positive refractive power among the lens units having positive refractive power. The lens units LP and LN move to the object side in a predetermined locus during zooming from the wide-angle end to the telephoto end, and the lens units LP and LF satisfy a predetermined conditional expression.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 20, 2019
    Publication date: September 5, 2019
    Inventor: Takahiro Hatada
  • Patent number: 10379325
    Abstract: An optical system includes a negative lens satisfying the following conditional expressions: 30??d?40, 1.225?[nd?(14.387/?d)]?1.276, and 0.4300?[?gF?(2.9795/?d)]?0.5010, where ?d is an Abbe number of the negative lens, ?gF is a partial dispersion ratio of the negative lens at a g-line and an F-line, and nd is a refractive index of the negative lens at a d-line.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 18, 2017
    Date of Patent: August 13, 2019
    Assignee: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
    Inventors: Shunji Iwamoto, Shinichiro Saito, Satoshi Maetaki, Takahiro Hatada, Suguru Inoue
  • Patent number: 10353171
    Abstract: A zoom lens includes a first lens unit L1 having positive refractive power, a second lens unit L2 having negative refractive power, and a rear lens group LB including a plurality of lens units and having positive refractive power. The rear lens group LB includes a lens unit LF configured to move during focusing and having negative refractive power, a lens unit LN disposed on the image side of the lens unit LF and having negative refractive power, and a lens unit LP disposed on the image side of the lens unit LN and having the largest positive refractive power among the lens units having positive refractive power. The lens units LP and LN move to the object side in a predetermined locus during zooming from the wide-angle end to the telephoto end, and the lens units LP and LF satisfy a predetermined conditional expression.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 26, 2018
    Date of Patent: July 16, 2019
    Assignee: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
    Inventor: Takahiro Hatada
  • Patent number: 10353185
    Abstract: A conversion lens having a negative refractive power includes a positive lens GP. The positive lens GP satisfies all the following conditional expressions: 30??d?40, 1.225?[nd?(14.387/?d)]?1.276, and 0.4300?[?gF?(2.9795/?d)]?0.5010, where ?d is an Abbe number of the positive lens GP, ?gF is a partial dispersion ratio of the positive lens GP for g-line and F-line, and nd is a refractive index of the positive lens GP for d-line.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 18, 2017
    Date of Patent: July 16, 2019
    Assignee: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
    Inventors: Shunji Iwamoto, Shinichiro Saito, Satoshi Maetaki, Takahiro Hatada, Suguru Inoue
  • Patent number: 10247926
    Abstract: An optical system includes an optical element. When the optical element is disposed on a magnification side with respect to an intersection point between an optical axis and a chief paraxial ray, the optical element is a positive lens. When the optical element is disposed on a reduction side with respect to the intersection point, the optical element is a negative lens. The optical element satisfies all of the following conditional expressions: 30??d?40 1.225?[nd?(14.387/?d)]?1.276 0.4300?[?gF?(2.9795/?d)]?0.5010 where ?d is Abbe number of the optical element, ?gF is a partial dispersion ratio of the optical element for g-line and F-line, and nd is a refractive index of the optical element for d-line.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 18, 2017
    Date of Patent: April 2, 2019
    Assignee: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
    Inventors: Shunji Iwamoto, Shinichiro Saito, Satoshi Maetaki, Takahiro Hatada, Suguru Inoue
  • Publication number: 20190004295
    Abstract: The zoom lens according to the present invention consists of, in order from an object side to an image side, a positive first lens unit, a negative second lens unit, and a positive rear unit including at least four lens units. The second lens unit moves toward the object side during zooming from a wide angle end to a telephoto end, and an interval between each pair of adjacent lens units is changed during zooming. The rear unit includes a positive lens unit LP, which is arranged closest to the image side. Focal lengths of the zoom lens at the wide angle end and at the telephoto end, focal lengths of the first lens unit and the second lens unit, and a distance from the lens surface of the lens unit LP on the image side to an image plane at the telephoto end are each set appropriately.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 27, 2018
    Publication date: January 3, 2019
    Inventor: Takahiro Hatada
  • Patent number: 10120170
    Abstract: Provided is a zoom lens, including, in order from an object side to an image side: a first lens unit having a positive refractive power; a second lens unit having a negative refractive power; and a rear unit including a plurality of lens units and having a positive refractive power as a whole, in which an interval between adjacent lens units is changed during zooming. The rear unit includes a focus unit having a positive refractive power, which is configured to move during focusing. An optical system arranged on the image side of the focus unit has a negative refractive power at a telephoto end. A focal length (ft) of the zoom lens at the telephoto end and a combined focal length (fpt) of an optical system arranged on the object side of the focus unit are each appropriately set.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 18, 2015
    Date of Patent: November 6, 2018
    Assignee: CANON KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventor: Takahiro Hatada
  • Publication number: 20180252895
    Abstract: A zoom lens includes a first lens unit L1 having positive refractive power, a second lens unit L2 having negative refractive power, and a rear lens group LB including a plurality of lens units and having positive refractive power. The rear lens group LB includes a lens unit LF configured to move during focusing and having negative refractive power, a lens unit LN disposed on the image side of the lens unit LF and having negative refractive power, and a lens unit LP disposed on the image side of the lens unit LN and having the largest positive refractive power among the lens units having positive refractive power. The lens units LP and LN move to the object side in a predetermined locus during zooming from the wide-angle end to the telephoto end, and the lens units LP and LF satisfy a predetermined conditional expression.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 26, 2018
    Publication date: September 6, 2018
    Inventor: Takahiro Hatada
  • Publication number: 20180095255
    Abstract: A conversion lens having a negative refractive power includes a positive lens GP. The positive lens GP satisfies all the following conditional expressions: 30??d?40, 1.225?[nd?(14.387/?d)]?1.276, and 0.4300?[?gF?(2.9795/?d)]?0.5010, where ?d is an Abbe number of the positive lens GP, ?gF is a partial dispersion ratio of the positive lens GP for g-line and F-line, and nd is a refractive index of the positive lens GP for d-line.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 18, 2017
    Publication date: April 5, 2018
    Inventors: Shunji Iwamoto, Shinichiro Saito, Satoshi Maetaki, Takahiro Hatada, Suguru Inoue