Patents by Inventor Takashi Hino

Takashi Hino 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: 20210020415
    Abstract: A plasma processing device member according to the disclosure includes a base material and a film formed of an oxide, or fluoride, or oxyfluoride, or nitride of a rare-earth element, the film being disposed on at least part of the base material, the film including a surface to be exposed to plasma, the surface having an area occupancy of open pores of 8% by area or more, and an average diameter of open pores of 8 ?m or less.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 3, 2019
    Publication date: January 21, 2021
    Inventors: Kazuhiro ISHIKAWA, Takashi HINO, Shuichi SAITO
  • Patent number: 10876994
    Abstract: A sensor element includes an element body having an elongate rectangular parallelepiped shape and including solid electrolyte layers with oxygen ion conductivity, an outer pump electrode disposed on a first surface of the element body, and a protective layer covering at least a part of a second surface of the element body on a side opposite to the first surface and including one or more exposed spaces (a lower space) to which the second surface is exposed.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 18, 2016
    Date of Patent: December 29, 2020
    Assignee: NGK INSULATORS, LTD.
    Inventors: Takashi Hino, Mika Murakami, Koichi Masuda, Hironori Sakakibara
  • Publication number: 20200402771
    Abstract: A member for use in a plasma processing device of the disclosure includes a base material and a film containing yttrium oxide as a main component on the base material. An area occupancy of closed pores of the film is 0.2 area % or less, and a full width at half maximum of a diffraction peak on a (222) plane of yttrium oxide obtained by X-ray diffraction of the film is 0.25° or less. A plasma processing device according to the disclosure includes the member for use in a plasma processing device.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 15, 2019
    Publication date: December 24, 2020
    Inventors: Kazuhiro ISHIKAWA, Takashi HINO, Shuichi SAITO
  • Publication number: 20200402773
    Abstract: A member for use in a plasma processing device of the disclosure includes a base material, and a film of an oxide of a rare earth element on at least a part of the base material. A coefficient of variation of thickness of the film is 0.04 or less. A plasma processing device of the disclosure includes the member for use in a plasma processing device. In the member for use in a plasma processing device according to the disclosure, variation in film thickness is small.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 15, 2019
    Publication date: December 24, 2020
    Inventors: Kazuhiro ISHIKAWA, Takashi HINO, Shuichi SAITO
  • Patent number: 10866206
    Abstract: A sensor element includes an element body having an elongate rectangular parallelepiped shape and including solid electrolyte layers with oxygen ion conductivity, an outer pump electrode disposed on a first surface of the element body, and a protective layer covering at least a part of the first surface of the element body and including one or more exposed spaces (an upper space) to which the first surface is exposed.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 18, 2016
    Date of Patent: December 15, 2020
    Assignee: NGK INSULATORS, LTD.
    Inventors: Takashi Hino, Mika Murakami, Koichi Masuda, Hironori Sakakibara
  • Patent number: 10852270
    Abstract: A sensor element includes an element body having an elongate rectangular parallelepiped shape and including solid electrolyte layers with oxygen ion conductivity, an outer pump electrode disposed on a first surface of the element body, and a protective layer covering at least a part of the first surface of the element body and including one or more spaces (an upper space) that are present apart from the first surface in a direction perpendicular to the first surface.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 18, 2016
    Date of Patent: December 1, 2020
    Assignee: NGK INSULATORS, LTD.
    Inventors: Takashi Hino, Mika Murakami, Koichi Masuda, Hironori Sakakibara
  • Patent number: 10845298
    Abstract: A method of measuring adhesive strength between an element body and a porous protection layer that are included in a sensor element includes (a) a step of holding a portion of the element body where the porous protection layer is absent with an elastic force exerted by a holding jig, and placing a peeling jig at a position between the porous protection layer and the holding jig in the longitudinal direction such that the element body is allowed to move in the longitudinal direction while the porous protection layer is prevented from moving in the longitudinal direction toward the holding jig; and (b) a step of moving, after the step (a), the peeling jig pushes the porous protection layer in the longitudinal direction, and measuring the adhesive strength of the porous protection layer.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 7, 2019
    Date of Patent: November 24, 2020
    Assignee: NGK INSULATORS, LTD.
    Inventors: Ryo Onishi, Yosuke Adachi, Takashi Hino
  • Patent number: 10813556
    Abstract: An estimation device includes at least one of a facial skin temperature acquisition unit and a facial photographic image acquisition unit, and an evaluation unit. The facial skin temperature acquisition unit acquires, in time-series, facial skin temperature data of a facial surface of a subject to which brain function activation information is provided. The facial photographic image acquisition unit obtains, in time-series, facial photographic image data obtained by imaging the facial surface of the subject to which the brain function activation information is provided. The evaluation unit evaluates a degree of interest of the subject based on at least one of the facial skin temperature data acquired by the facial skin temperature acquisition unit and the facial surface photographic image data acquired by the facial surface photographic image data acquisition unit.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 17, 2016
    Date of Patent: October 27, 2020
    Assignees: Daikin Industries, Ltd., Tokyo Institute of Technology
    Inventors: Junichiro Arai, Takashi Gotou, Makoto Iwakame, Kenichi Hino, Tomoya Hirano, Yasunori Kotani, Yoshimi Ohgami, Taro Tomatsu
  • Publication number: 20200309730
    Abstract: A gas sensor element includes: an element base being a ceramic structure including a sensing part; and a leading-end protective layer being a porous layer disposed around an outer periphery of the element base in a predetermined range on a side of the sensing part. The leading-end protective layer includes: a first layer disposed at least on two main surfaces of the element base; a second layer disposed to cover the end portion and four side surfaces of the element base including the two main surfaces; and a third layer disposed to cover the second layer. The second layer has a porosity of 30% to 80%, and has a thickness of 30 to 50 times thickness of the first layer, and the third layer has a porosity of 15% to 30%, and has a thickness of 5 to 10 times the thickness of the first layer.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 24, 2020
    Publication date: October 1, 2020
    Inventors: Takashi HINO, Atsushi WATANABE, Ryo HAYASE
  • Publication number: 20200309732
    Abstract: A sensor element for a gas sensor includes: an element base being a ceramic structure including a sensing part to sense a gas component to be measured; and a leading-end protective layer being a porous layer to surround a predetermined range from a leading end portion on a side of the sensing part of the element base. The leading-end protective layer protrudes at a first end portion thereof opposite to a portion surrounding the element base in a longitudinal direction of the element base. A/B?1.1 where A is maximum thickness of the leading-end protective layer, and B is thickness of the leading-end protective layer in a base portion that does not protrude.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 24, 2020
    Publication date: October 1, 2020
    Inventors: Takashi HINO, Ryo HAYASE
  • Publication number: 20200309733
    Abstract: A gas sensor element includes: an element base being a ceramic structure including a sensing part to sense a gas component to be measured; and a leading-end protective layer being a porous layer disposed around an outer periphery of the element base in a predetermined range from an end portion of the element base on a side of the sensing part. A near-surface portion of the leading-end protective layer near a surface thereof has a porosity of 15% to 30%, and has a value of surface roughness Ra of 3 ?m to 35 ?m.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 24, 2020
    Publication date: October 1, 2020
    Inventor: Takashi HINO
  • Patent number: 10786207
    Abstract: A physiological state determination system includes a CPU and a camera. The camera acquires a photographic image data of a time-series change in facial data of a subject to which brain function activation information that activates human brain function was provided. The CPU determines a mental or physical physiological state of the subject based on facial change information corresponding to the photographic image data.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 12, 2018
    Date of Patent: September 29, 2020
    Assignees: Daikin Industries, Ltd., Tokyo Institute of Technology
    Inventors: Junichiro Arai, Takashi Gotou, Makoto Iwakame, Kenichi Hino, Tomoya Hirano, Takahiro Hirayama, Yasunori Kotani, Yoshimi Ohgami, Taro Tomatsu
  • Patent number: 10733426
    Abstract: A driver state determination device includes a facial change information acquisition unit acquiring facial change information indicating a time-series change in facial data of a subject, and a driver state determination unit determining the driver state of the subject based on the facial change information. The subject is selected from the group consisting of a subject driving a machine from when brain function activation information that activates human brain function is provided, a subject driving a machine from when the brain function activation information provided to the subject driving the machine is detected, and a subject performing a predetermined operation on a machine.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 17, 2016
    Date of Patent: August 4, 2020
    Assignees: Daikin Industries, Ltd., Tokyo Institute of Technology
    Inventors: Junichiro Arai, Takashi Gotou, Makoto Iwakame, Kenichi Hino, Tomoya Hirano, Yasunori Kotani, Yoshimi Ohgami, Taro Tomatsu
  • Patent number: 10709338
    Abstract: A useful information presentation device includes a facial skin temperature acquisition unit and/or a blood circulation volume acquisition unit, a brain activity estimation unit, and a useful information presentation unit. The facial skin temperature acquisition unit acquires facial skin temperature data in time-series. The blood circulation volume acquisition unit acquires photographic image data by imaging the facial surface in time-series. The brain activity estimation unit decomposes the facial skin temperature data and/or the facial blood circulation volume data into a plurality of components by singular value decomposition, principal component analysis, or independent component analysis, and the brain activity estimation unit estimating brain activity of the subject based on the plurality of components.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 17, 2016
    Date of Patent: July 14, 2020
    Assignees: Daikin Industries, Ltd., Tokyo Institute of Technology
    Inventors: Junichiro Arai, Takashi Gotou, Makoto Iwakame, Kenichi Hino, Tomoya Hirano, Yasunori Kotani, Yoshimi Ohgami, Taro Tomatsu
  • Publication number: 20200209185
    Abstract: A sensor element includes: an element base including: a ceramic body made of an oxygen-ion conductive solid electrolyte, and having an inlet at one end portion thereof; at least one internal chamber located inside the ceramic body, and communicating with the gas inlet; and an electrochemical pump cell including an outer electrode, an inner electrode facing the chamber, and a solid electrolyte therebetween, and a porous leading-end protective layer covering a leading end surface and four side surfaces in a predetermined range of the element base on the one end portion, wherein the protective layer has an extension extending into the gas inlet and fixed to an inner wall surface of the ceramic body demarcating the gas inlet, and a gap communicating with the gas inlet is located in the protective layer, with demarcated by a portion of the protective layer continuous with the extension.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 16, 2019
    Publication date: July 2, 2020
    Inventors: Yusuke WATANABE, Takashi HINO, Mika KAI
  • Publication number: 20200208253
    Abstract: A component comprises a film containing yttrium oxide. A cross section of the film has a first portion, a second portion, and a third portion, and the first to third portions are separated from each other by 0.5 mm or more. A Vickers hardness B1 measured in the first portion, a Vickers hardness B2 measured in the second portion, a Vickers hardness B3 measured in the third portion, and an average value A of the Vickers hardnesses B1 to B3 are numbers satisfying 0.8A?B1?1.2A, 0.8A?B2?1.2A, and 0.8A?B3?1.2A.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 28, 2020
    Publication date: July 2, 2020
    Applicants: SHIBAURA INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY, TOSHIBA MATERIALS CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Atsushi YUMOTO, Tomohiro SUGANO, Takashi HINO, Tetsuo INOUE, Shuichi SAITO
  • Publication number: 20200165715
    Abstract: A component includes a film containing polycrystalline yttrium oxide. In an X-ray diffraction pattern of the film, a ratio Im/Ic of a maximum intensity Im of a peak attributed to monoclinic yttrium oxide to a maximum intensity Ic of a peak attributed to cubic yttrium oxide satisfies an expression: 0?Im/Ic?0.002.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 30, 2020
    Publication date: May 28, 2020
    Applicants: KABUSHIKI KAISHA TOSHIBA, TOSHIBA MATERIALS CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Takashi HINO, Tetsuo INOUE, Shuichi SAITO
  • Publication number: 20200072785
    Abstract: A sensor element includes: an element base including: a ceramic body made of an oxygen-ion conductive solid electrolyte, and having a gas inlet at one end portion thereof; at least one internal chamber located inside the ceramic body, and communicating with the gas inlet under predetermined diffusion resistance; an electrochemical pump cell including an electrode located on an outer surface of the ceramic body, an electrode facing the chamber, and a solid electrolyte located therebetween; and a heater buried in the ceramic body, and an leading-end protective layer being porous, and covering a leading end surface and four side surfaces in a predetermined range of the element base on the one end portion. The leading-end protective layer has an extension extending into the gas inlet, and fixed to an inner wall surface of the ceramic body demarcating the gas inlet.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 27, 2019
    Publication date: March 5, 2020
    Inventors: Yusuke WATANABE, Mika KAI, Tomoya SEIMORI, TAKASHI HINO
  • Patent number: 10371340
    Abstract: According to one embodiment, a vehicle lighting device includes a mounting portion that has a recessed portion; a plurality of bayonets that are provided on an outside surface of the mounting portion; a substrate that is provided on a bottom surface of the recessed portion; and a light emitting element that is provided on a side of the substrate opposite to a bottom surface side of the recessed portion. In a case where the vehicle lighting device is viewed from a light emitting side, at least one corner portion of the substrate overlaps with one of the plurality of bayonets.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 9, 2017
    Date of Patent: August 6, 2019
    Assignee: Toshiba Lighting & Technology Corporation
    Inventors: Masayuki Ishiyama, Ryuji Tsuchiya, Kiyokazu Hino, Takashi Kaneko, Daisuke Kosugi, Toshihiro Hatanaka, Hiromitsu Shiraishi
  • Publication number: 20190212247
    Abstract: A method of measuring adhesive strength between an element body and a porous protection layer that are included in a sensor element includes (a) a step of holding a portion of the element body where the porous protection layer is absent with an elastic force exerted by a holding jig, and placing a peeling jig at a position between the porous protection layer and the holding jig in the longitudinal direction such that the element body is allowed to move in the longitudinal direction while the porous protection layer is prevented from moving in the longitudinal direction toward the holding jig; and (b) a step of moving, after the step (a), the peeling jig pushes the porous protection layer in the longitudinal direction, and measuring the adhesive strength of the porous protection layer.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 7, 2019
    Publication date: July 11, 2019
    Inventors: Ryo ONISHI, Yosuke ADACHI, Takashi HINO