Patents by Inventor Takahiro Sugiyama

Takahiro Sugiyama 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: 11164684
    Abstract: A linear shape member is composed of a linear shape electrical insulating body made of a fluoropolymer resin and including a plurality of crack shape grooves on a surface thereof, and a plating layer coating the surface of the electrical insulating body. The surface of the electrical insulating body meets at least either one of two conditions: that the surface of the electrical insulating body is not lower than 40 nm in arithmetic mean roughness Ra; and that the surface of the electrical insulating body is not lower than 80 nm in root mean square roughness Rms.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 10, 2020
    Date of Patent: November 2, 2021
    Assignee: HITACHI METALS, LTD.
    Inventors: Kazufumi Suenaga, Hideyuki Sagawa, Takahiro Sugiyama
  • Patent number: 11151670
    Abstract: An energy saving support system according to an embodiment is configured to provide a consumer, who has an electric load to which electric energy is supplied from an electric power supply system within a house, with energy consumption-related information through a photo frame or the like. The information providing apparatus is configured to acquire an acceptability level, which stepwise indicates a degree of interest of the consumer in the energy consumption-related information, and to determine the energy consumption-related information to be newly provided to the consumer based on the acceptability level.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 7, 2015
    Date of Patent: October 19, 2021
    Assignee: TOYOTA JIDOSHA KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Tetsuya Hirata, Masayuki Kawamoto, Jun Koreishi, Tatsuya Morii, Hiroaki Sugiyama, Daisuke Takanohashi, Koshi Ito, Kengo Matsunaga, Takahiro Yamada
  • Publication number: 20210285757
    Abstract: A distance measurement device includes a light-emitting-unit that emits irradiation light toward an object; a light-receiving unit that receives reflected light from the object; a distance-calculation unit that calculates a distance to the object based on a transmission time of the reflected light received; a posture-adjustment mechanism that adjusts a posture of at least the light-receiving-unit; and a posture-controller that drives the posture-adjustment mechanism. The light-receiving unit is formed of a two-dimensional sensor in which a plurality of pixels are two-dimensionally arrayed, and the distance-calculation unit calculates two-dimensional distance data from received light data in each of the pixels of the two-dimensional sensor.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 30, 2020
    Publication date: September 16, 2021
    Inventors: Hiroshi OGASAWARA, Toshimichi SHINTANI, Takahiro KOMAKI, Hisataka SUGIYAMA
  • Patent number: 11118014
    Abstract: A polymer compound includes a first chain structure constituted by a polyamideimide and a second chain structure constituted by a vinyl polymer and bonded to terminals of the first chain structures and connecting the first chain structures together. The vinyl polymer constituting the second chain structure is a random copolymer including a bond-constituting unit having a side chain to be bonded to the first chain structure, and a non-bond-constituting unit having no side chain to be bonded to the first chain structure.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 29, 2017
    Date of Patent: September 14, 2021
    Assignee: KABUSHIKI KAISHA TOYOTA JIDOSHOKKI
    Inventors: Yusuke Sugiyama, Takeshi Kondo, Takahiro Sugioka, Kohei Mase, Keigo Oyaizu
  • Publication number: 20210262787
    Abstract: A three-dimensional measurement device includes one or a plurality of light source units configured to irradiate the object to be measured SA with measurement light having a predetermined pattern, one or a plurality of image capture units configured to capture an image of the object to be measured which is irradiated with the measurement light, and a measurement unit configured to measure a three-dimensional shape of the object to be measured on the basis of results of image capture performed by the image capture units. The light source units are constituted by an S-iPMSEL of M-point oscillation.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 12, 2021
    Publication date: August 26, 2021
    Applicant: HAMAMATSU PHOTONICS K.K.
    Inventors: Kazuyoshi HIROSE, Hiroki KAMEI, Takahiro SUGIYAMA, Akiyoshi WATANABE
  • Publication number: 20210249842
    Abstract: A light emission device of one embodiment reduces zero-order light included in output of an S-iPM laser. The light emission device includes a light emission unit and a phase modulation layer. The phase modulation layer has a base layer and modified refractive index regions each including modified refractive index elements. In each unit constituent region centered on a lattice point of an imaginary square lattice set on the phase modulation layer, the distance from the corresponding lattice point to each of the centers of gravity of the modified refractive index elements is greater than 0.30 times and is not greater than 0.50 times of the lattice spacing. In addition, the distance from the corresponding lattice point to the center of gravity of the modified refractive index elements as a whole is greater than 0 and is not greater than 0.30 times of the lattice spacing.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 4, 2019
    Publication date: August 12, 2021
    Applicant: HAMAMATSU PHOTONICS K.K.
    Inventors: Kazuyoshi HIROSE, Takahiro SUGIYAMA, Yuu TAKIGUCHI, Yoshiro NOMOTO, Soh UENOYAMA
  • Patent number: 11088511
    Abstract: In a semiconductor light emitting element provided with an active layer 4, a pair of cladding layers 2, 7 between which the active layer 4 is interposed, and a phase modulation layer 6 optically coupled to the active layer 4, the phase modulation layer 6 includes a base layer 6A and a plurality of different refractive index regions 6B having different refractive indices from the base layer 6A. When an XYZ orthogonal coordinate system having a thickness direction of the phase modulation layer 6 as a Z-axis direction is set and a square lattice of a virtual lattice constant a is set in an XY plane, each of the different refractive index regions 6B is disposed so that a centroid position G thereof is shifted from a lattice point position in a virtual square lattice by a distance r, and the distance r is 0<r?0.3a.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 25, 2019
    Date of Patent: August 10, 2021
    Assignee: HAMAMATSU PHOTONICS K.K.
    Inventors: Yoshitaka Kurosaka, Yuu Takiguchi, Takahiro Sugiyama, Kazuyoshi Hirose, Yoshiro Nomoto
  • Publication number: 20210226412
    Abstract: The present embodiment relates to a light emission device capable of removing zero-order light from output light of an S-iPM laser. The light emission device comprises an active layer and a phase modulation layer. The phase modulation layer includes a base layer and a plurality of modified refractive index regions. In a state in which a virtual square lattice is set on the phase modulation layer, a center of gravity of each modified refractive index region is separated from a corresponding lattice point, and a rotation angle around each lattice point that decides a position of the center of gravity of each modified refractive index region is set according to a phase distribution for forming an optical image. A lattice spacing and an emission wavelength satisfy a condition of M-point oscillation in a reciprocal lattice space of the phase modulation layer.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 27, 2019
    Publication date: July 22, 2021
    Applicant: HAMAMATSU PHOTONICS K.K.
    Inventors: Kazuyoshi HIROSE, Yuu TAKIGUCHI, Takahiro SUGIYAMA, Yoshitaka KUROSAKA
  • Publication number: 20210199142
    Abstract: A clip may include an attachment base, and an anchor including a pillar formed on the attachment base and a pair of engagement legs formed on the pillar. When the anchor is inserted into an attaching hole formed on an object member, the anchor is held in the attaching hole, so that the clip is attached to the panel. The clip further comprises a rotation preventive mechanism that is configured to prevent the pillar from rotating relative to the attaching hole in a condition in which the anchor is held in the attaching hole. The rotation preventive mechanism includes a pair of projections formed on one end portion of the pillar, and at least one projection formed on another end portion of the pillar. The pair of projections formed on one end portion of the pillar respectively have through bores formed thereon.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 18, 2020
    Publication date: July 1, 2021
    Inventors: Takahiro SUGIYAMA, Katsuya HIRAKAWA
  • Patent number: 11031747
    Abstract: The present embodiment relates to a light emitting device having a structure capable of removing zero order light from output light of an S-iPM laser. The light emitting device includes a semiconductor light emitting element and a light shielding member. The semiconductor light emitting element includes an active layer, a pair of cladding layers, and a phase modulation layer. The phase modulation layer has a basic layer and a plurality of modified refractive index regions, each of which is individually disposed at a specific position. The light shielding member has a function of passing through a specific optical image output along an inclined direction and shielding zero order light output along a normal direction of a light emitting surface.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 10, 2017
    Date of Patent: June 8, 2021
    Assignee: HAMAMATSU PHOTONICS K.K.
    Inventors: Yoshitaka Kurosaka, Kazuyoshi Hirose, Takahiro Sugiyama, Yuu Takiguchi, Yoshiro Nomoto
  • Patent number: 11031751
    Abstract: The present embodiment relates to a light emitting device having a structure capable of removing zero order light from output light of an S-iPM laser. The light emitting device includes a semiconductor light emitting element and a light shielding member. The semiconductor light emitting element includes an active layer, a pair of cladding layers, and a phase modulation layer. The phase modulation layer has a basic layer and a plurality of modified refractive index regions, each of which is individually disposed at a specific position. The light shielding member has a function of passing through a specific optical image output along an inclined direction and shielding zero order light output along a normal direction of a light emitting surface.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 7, 2019
    Date of Patent: June 8, 2021
    Assignee: HAMAMATSU PHOTONICS K.K.
    Inventors: Yoshitaka Kurosaka, Kazuyoshi Hirose, Takahiro Sugiyama, Yuu Takiguchi, Yoshiro Nomoto
  • Patent number: 10991487
    Abstract: A cable is composed of a linear shape conductor, a first electrical insulating member coating a periphery of the conductor, a shield made of a plating layer coating a surface of the first electrical insulating member, a second electrical insulating member coating a surface of the shield, and an exposed shield portion provided in at least one end portion of the cable with the second electrical insulating member being removed therefrom and the shield being exposed therein during termination. An adhesion strength between the shield and the second electrical insulating member in the exposed shield portion is lower than an adhesion strength between the shield and the second electrical insulating member in an other part of the surface of the shield.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 10, 2020
    Date of Patent: April 27, 2021
    Assignee: HITACHI METALS, LTD.
    Inventors: Hideyuki Sagawa, Takahiro Sugiyama, Kazufumi Suenaga
  • Patent number: 10930988
    Abstract: A signal transmission cable includes a signal line, an insulation layer configured to cover the signal line, and a plating layer configured to cover the insulation layer. An arithmetic average roughness Ra of an outer peripheral surface of the insulation layer is between 0.6 ?m and 10 ?m inclusive. A method of manufacturing the signal transmission cable includes covering the signal line with the insulation layer, followed by conducting a dry-ice-blasting on the outer peripheral surface of the insulation layer, followed by conducting a corona discharge exposure process on the outer peripheral surface, and forming the plating layer on the outer peripheral surface.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 29, 2020
    Date of Patent: February 23, 2021
    Assignee: Hitachi Metals, Ltd.
    Inventors: Kazufumi Suenaga, Yuju Endo, Hideyuki Sagawa, Takahiro Sugiyama, Hiroshi Ishikawa
  • Publication number: 20210043338
    Abstract: A high frequency signal transmission cable includes a conductor, an insulator provided over a periphery of the conductor, a plating layer provided over a periphery of the insulator, and a sheath provided over a periphery of the plating layer. A crack suppressing layer includes a non-cross-linked polyethylene is provided between the insulator and the plating layer, in such a manner as to remain in contact with the insulator while being provided with the plating layer over an entire periphery of a roughened outer surface of the crack suppressing layer. The crack suppressing layer is unadhered to the insulator. The plating layer is adhered to the crack suppressing layer. The crack suppressing layer suppresses an occurrence of a cracking in the plating layer by bending together with the plating layer while being integral and moving with the plating layer in a longitudinal direction of the cable.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 23, 2020
    Publication date: February 11, 2021
    Inventors: Detian HUANG, Yoshinori TSUKAMOTO, Masashi MORIYAMA, Hideyuki SAGAWA, Takahiro SUGIYAMA
  • Patent number: 10910133
    Abstract: A linear shape member is composed of a linear shape electrical insulating body comprising irregularities on a surface, and a plating layer coating the surface of the electrical insulating body. An average irregularities spacing Sm of the irregularities is not more than 20.0 ?m.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 9, 2020
    Date of Patent: February 2, 2021
    Assignee: HITACHI METALS, LTD.
    Inventors: Kazufumi Suenaga, Hideyuki Sagawa, Takahiro Sugiyama
  • Publication number: 20210005351
    Abstract: A high frequency signal transmission cable includes a conductor, an insulator provided over a periphery of the conductor, a plating layer provided over a periphery of the insulator, and a sheath provided over a periphery of the plating layer. A crack suppressing layer is provided between the insulator and the plating layer, in such a manner as to remain in contact with the insulator while being provided with the plating layer over an outer surface of the crack suppressing layer. The crack suppressing layer suppresses the occurrence of a cracking in the plating layer by bending while moving in a longitudinal direction of the cable relative to a bending of the insulator.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 8, 2019
    Publication date: January 7, 2021
    Inventors: Detian Huang, Yoshinori Tsukamoto, Masashi Moriyama, Hideyuki Sagawa, Takahiro Sugiyama
  • Patent number: 10867725
    Abstract: A high frequency signal transmission cable includes a conductor, an insulator provided over a periphery of the conductor, a plating layer provided over a periphery of the insulator, and a sheath provided over a periphery of the plating layer. A crack suppressing layer is provided between the insulator and the plating layer, in such a manner as to remain in contact with the insulator while being provided with the plating layer over an outer surface of the crack suppressing layer. The crack suppressing layer suppresses the occurrence of a cracking in the plating layer by bending while moving in a longitudinal direction of the cable relative to a bending of the insulator.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 8, 2019
    Date of Patent: December 15, 2020
    Assignee: HITACHI METALS, LTD.
    Inventors: Detian Huang, Yoshinori Tsukamoto, Masashi Moriyama, Hideyuki Sagawa, Takahiro Sugiyama
  • Publication number: 20200373740
    Abstract: The present embodiment relates to a light-emitting device or the like having a structure capable of reducing one power of ±1st-order light with respect to the other power. The light-emitting device includes a substrate, a light-emitting portion, and a phase modulation layer including a base layer and a plurality of modified refractive index regions. Each of the plurality of modified refractive index regions has a three-dimensional shape defined by a first surface facing the substrate, a second surface positioned on a side opposite to the substrate with respect to the first surface, and a side surface. In the three-dimensional shape, at least one of the first surface, the second surface, and the side surface has a portion inclined with respect to a main surface.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 28, 2018
    Publication date: November 26, 2020
    Applicant: HAMAMATSU PHOTONICS K.K.
    Inventors: Kazuyoshi HIROSE, Yoshitaka KUROSAKA, Yuu TAKIGUCHI, Takahiro SUGIYAMA
  • Publication number: 20200373739
    Abstract: The embodiment relates to a light-emitting device in which a positional relationship between a modified refractive index region's gravity-center position and the associated lattice point differs from a conventional device, and a production method. In this device, a stacked body including a light-emitting portion and a phase modulation layer optically coupled to the light-emitting portion is on a substrate. The phase modulation layer includes a base layer and plural modified refractive index regions in the base layer. Each modified refractive index region's gravity-center position locates on a virtual straight line passing through a corresponding reference lattice point among lattice points of a virtual square lattice on the base layer's design plane. A distance between the reference lattice point and the modified refractive index region's gravity center along the virtual straight line is individually set such that this device outputs light forming an optical image.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 28, 2018
    Publication date: November 26, 2020
    Applicant: HAMAMATSU PHOTONICS K.K.
    Inventors: Kazuyoshi HIROSE, Yoshitaka KUROSAKA, Yuu TAKIGUCHI, Takahiro SUGIYAMA
  • Patent number: 10808743
    Abstract: A clip main body of a clip may include a head portion, a pair of inner legs continuous with the head portion, and a pair of elastically deformable outer legs respectively continuous with distal end portions of the inner legs. The outer legs are configured such that when an extraction force is applied to the clip main body in an attached condition in which the clip main body connected to a coupling rib of an attachment base is inserted into and held in an attaching hole of an object member while pressing portions formed in distal end portions of the outer legs are respectively pressed to bearing surfaces formed in a bearing member, the pressing portions of the outer legs are respectively disengaged from the bearing surfaces of the bearing member before most-bulged portions formed in the outer legs pass through a rear surface-side periphery of the attaching hole.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 21, 2018
    Date of Patent: October 20, 2020
    Assignee: DAIWA JASEI KOGYO KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Toshio Iwahara, Takahiro Sugiyama