Patents by Inventor Takashi Hirose

Takashi Hirose 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: 20210372854
    Abstract: A light detection device includes a Fabry-Perot interference filter, a light detector, a spacer that has a placement surface on which a portion outside a light transmission region in a bottom surface of the interference filter is placed, and an adhesive member that adheres the interference filter and the spacer to each other. Elastic modulus of the adhesive member is smaller than elastic modulus of the spacer. At least a part of a lateral surface of the interference filter is located on the placement surface such that a part of the placement surface of the spacer is disposed outside the lateral surface. The adhesive member is disposed in a corner portion formed by the lateral surface of the interference filter and the part of the placement surface of the spacer and contacts each of the lateral surface and the part of the placement surface.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 10, 2021
    Publication date: December 2, 2021
    Applicant: HAMAMATSU PHOTONICS K.K.
    Inventors: Masaki HIROSE, Katsumi SHIBAYAMA, Takashi KASAHARA, Toshimitsu KAWAI, Takehiko YASHIRO, Mitsushi MINENO, Shigeru SUZUKI
  • Publication number: 20210364681
    Abstract: A suction method is provided as a method of performing, by using a suction collet, suction of a Fabry-Perot interference filter including a substrate and a laminated structure that is provided on the substrate and that includes a main surface facing the side opposite to the substrate, the method including a first step of arranging the suction collet so as to face the main surface, a second step of bringing the suction collet into contact with the Fabry-Perot interference filter after the first step, and a third step of suctioning the Fabry-Perot interference filter by using the suction collet after the second step.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 9, 2018
    Publication date: November 25, 2021
    Applicant: HAMAMATSU PHOTONICS K.K.
    Inventors: Masaki HIROSE, Katsumi SHIBAYAMA, Takashi KASAHARA, Toshimitsu KAWAI, Hiroki OYAMA, Yumi KURAMOTO
  • Publication number: 20210362351
    Abstract: A suction method is provided as a method of performing, by using a suction collet, suction of a Fabry-Perot interference filter including: a substrate; a laminated structure that is provided on the substrate and that includes a main surface facing a side opposite to the substrate; and a thinned portion that is located outside the laminated structure when viewed in a direction intersecting the main surface and that is recessed to a side of the substrate with respect to the main surface, the method including: a first step of arranging the suction collet so as to face the main surface; a second step of bringing the suction collet into contact with the Fabry-Perot interference filter after the first step; and a third step of suctioning the Fabry-Perot interference filter by using the suction collet after the second step.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 9, 2018
    Publication date: November 25, 2021
    Applicant: HAMAMATSU PHOTONICS K.K.
    Inventors: Masaki HIROSE, Katsumi SHIBAYAMA, Takashi KASAHARA, Toshimitsu KAWAI, Hiroki OYAMA, Yumi KURAMOTO
  • Publication number: 20210346264
    Abstract: The present invention provides an oily moisturizer composed of an esterified product of a component A and a component B, or an esterified product of the component A, the component B and a component C, wherein the hydroxyl value of the esterified product is within a range from 0 to 180 mgKOH/g, and the mass ratio between fatty acid residues derived from the component B and fatty acid residues derived from the component C within the fatty acid residues that constitute the esterified product of the component A, the component B and the component C is within a range from 99.9:0.1 to 25:75. The invention also provides a topical skin composition containing the oily moisturizer.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 2, 2021
    Publication date: November 11, 2021
    Applicant: The Nisshin OilliO Group, Ltd.
    Inventors: Hirofumi Denda, Tadashiro Hirose, Hisanori Kachi, Takashi Wada
  • Patent number: 11156500
    Abstract: Provided is a non-transitory computer-readable recording medium recording an optical measurement control program in a light detection device, the program causing a computer to execute a process of measuring light to be measured by acquiring an electric signal output from the light detector, the optical measurement control program causing the computer to function as: a voltage control unit controlling the potential difference generated between the pair of mirrors to gradually increase until the potential difference reaches a set potential difference corresponding to a wavelength of the light to be measured before the acquisition of the electric signal is started; and a signal acquisition unit acquiring the electric signal in a state where the voltage control unit allows the set potential difference to be generated between the pair of mirrors.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 24, 2018
    Date of Patent: October 26, 2021
    Assignee: HAMAMATSU PHOTONICS K.K.
    Inventors: Takashi Kasahara, Katsumi Shibayama, Masaki Hirose, Toshimitsu Kawai, Hiroki Oyama, Yumi Kuramoto
  • Patent number: 11152472
    Abstract: A crystalline oxide semiconductor with excellent crystalline qualities that is useful for semiconductors requiring heat dissipation is provided. A crystalline oxide semiconductor including a first crystal axis, a second crystal axis, a first side, and a second side that is shorter than the first side, a linear thermal expansion coefficient of the first crystal axis is smaller than a linear thermal expansion coefficient of the second crystal axis, a direction of the first side is parallel and/or substantially parallel to a direction of the first crystal axis, and a direction of the second side is parallel and/or substantially parallel to a direction of the second crystal axis.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 23, 2019
    Date of Patent: October 19, 2021
    Assignees: FLOSFIA INC., DENSO CORPORATION
    Inventors: Isao Takahashi, Tatsuya Toriyama, Masahiro Sugimoto, Takashi Shinohe, Hideyuki Uehigashi, Junji Ohara, Fusao Hirose, Hideo Matsuki
  • Patent number: 11150353
    Abstract: A time synchronization method that is capable of selecting whether synchronization, by a timepiece unit that generates a time signal synchronized with a standard time and outputs it to an exterior, with the time is performed by time information obtained by receiving a radio wave including information relating to the time, or is performed by means of a holdover performed using a clock signal from an internal or external clock source. A schedule having a first time period in which the above-mentioned time information is used, and a second time period by means of the holdover is determined according to temporal reception characteristics of the radio wave at a reception location of the radio wave, and according to the schedule, supplying the timepiece unit with the time information or supplying the timepiece unit with the clock signal from the internal or external clock source.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 12, 2016
    Date of Patent: October 19, 2021
    Assignee: NIPPON TELEGRAPH AND TELEPHONE CORPORATION
    Inventors: Keisuke Nishi, Youichi Fukada, Akihiro Morita, Seiji Yoshida, Takashi Hirose
  • Publication number: 20210283037
    Abstract: The present invention provides an oily moisturizer composed of an esterified product of a component A and a component B, or an esterified product of the component A, the component B and a component C, wherein the hydroxyl value of the esterified product is within a range from 0 to 160 mgKOH/g, and the mass ratio between fatty acid residues derived from the component B and fatty acid residues derived from the component C within the fatty acid residues that constitute the esterified product of the component A, the component B and the component C is within a range from 99.9:0.1 to 45:55. The invention also provides a topical skin composition containing the oily moisturizer.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 2, 2021
    Publication date: September 16, 2021
    Applicant: The Nisshin OilliO Group, Ltd.
    Inventors: Hirofumi Denda, Tadashiro Hirose, Hisanori Kachi, Takashi Wada
  • Patent number: 11118972
    Abstract: A light detection device includes a Fabry-Perot interference filter, a light detector, a spacer that has a placement surface on which a portion outside a light transmission region in a bottom surface of the interference filter is placed, and an adhesive member that adheres the interference filter and the spacer to each other. Elastic modulus of the adhesive member is smaller than elastic modulus of the spacer. At least a part of a lateral surface of the interference filter is located on the placement surface such that a part of the placement surface of the spacer is disposed outside the lateral surface. The adhesive member is disposed in a corner portion formed by the lateral surface of the interference filter and the part of the placement surface of the spacer and contacts each of the lateral surface and the part of the placement surface.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 19, 2016
    Date of Patent: September 14, 2021
    Assignee: HAMAMATSU PHOTONICS K.K.
    Inventors: Masaki Hirose, Katsumi Shibayama, Takashi Kasahara, Toshimitsu Kawai, Takehiko Yashiro, Mitsushi Mineno, Shigeru Suzuki
  • Patent number: 11118076
    Abstract: Provided is a more versatile black marker composition which achieves excellent adhesion between a mark and an electronic component element body and excellent contrast of a mark regardless of the composition of the electronic component element body, the black marker composition containing borosilicate glass and a black oxide, in which a crystallization temperature of the borosilicate glass is less than 910° C., and an amount of Zn in terms of ZnO is 0.05% by mass or less based on 100% by mass of an inorganic solid content in terms of an oxide contained in the black marker composition.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 26, 2020
    Date of Patent: September 14, 2021
    Assignee: TDK CORPORATION
    Inventors: Takashi Fukui, Osamu Hirose, Masanori Abe, Kazunari Kimura, Hisashi Kobuke
  • Publication number: 20210265550
    Abstract: A thermoelectric conversion material is composed of a compound semiconductor including a plurality of base material elements, and includes: an amorphous phase; and crystal phases having an average grain size of more than or equal to 5 nm, each of the crystal phases being in a form of a grain. The plurality of base material elements include a specific base material element that causes an increase of a band gap by increasing a concentration of the specific base material element. An atomic concentration of the specific base material element included in the crystal phases with respect to a whole of the plurality of base material elements included in the crystal phases is higher than an atomic concentration of the specific base material element included in the compound semiconductor with respect to a whole of the plurality of base material elements included in the compound semiconductor.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 26, 2019
    Publication date: August 26, 2021
    Applicants: SUMITOMO ELECTRIC INDUSTRIES, LTD., TOYOTA SCHOOL FOUNDATION
    Inventors: Kotaro HIROSE, Masahiro ADACHI, Takashi MATSUURA, Yoshiyuki YAMAMOTO, Tsunehiro TAKEUCHI
  • Patent number: 11099506
    Abstract: A sheet conveying device, which is included in a fixing device and an image forming apparatus, includes a sheet contacting body and a lateral relative position shifting body. The sheet contacting body is configured to contact a sheet to be conveyed. The lateral relative position shifting body is configured to shift a passing position of the sheet being conveyed toward the sheet contacting body, in a width direction perpendicular to a sheet conveying direction and a relative position to the sheet contacting body, each time the sheet is conveyed by a number of sheets based on a setting. The setting of the number of sheets varies based on information of the sheet.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 9, 2018
    Date of Patent: August 24, 2021
    Assignee: RICOH COMPANY, LTD.
    Inventors: Fumihiro Hirose, Naoto Suzuki, Yohhei Watanabe, Akiyasu Amita, Masateru Ujiie, Shinichi Namekata, Takashi Sakamaki, Teppei Kawata
  • Publication number: 20210199210
    Abstract: A first lever portion includes a first point-of-effort portion, a first fulcrum portion, and a first point-of-load portion. A second lever portion has a second point-of-effort portion, a second fulcrum portion, and a second point-of-load portion. A first point-of-effort portion is located between a first fulcrum portion and a first point-of-load portion in a direction orthogonal to an axis of a stem. A second fulcrum portion is located between a second point-of-effort portion and a second point-of-load portion in the direction orthogonal to the axis. A distance between the second fulcrum portion and the second point-of-load portion is configured longer than a distance between the second fulcrum portion and the second point-of-effort portion. The second point-of-load portion of the second lever portion is displaced toward the stem and moves the stem toward the piezoelectric element by means of displacement of the intermediate member to the second lever portion side.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 29, 2021
    Publication date: July 1, 2021
    Inventors: Takashi HIROSE, Masahiko NAKAZAWA, Nobuo NAKAMURA, Tomoko YUHARA
  • Publication number: 20210167211
    Abstract: A semiconductor device with high reliability is provided. The semiconductor device includes a first insulator, a second insulator, and a transistor; the transistor includes an oxide in a channel formation region; the oxide is surrounded by the first insulator; and the first insulator is surrounded by the second insulator. The first insulator includes a region with a lower hydrogen concentration than the second insulator. Alternatively, the first insulator includes a region with a lower hydrogen concentration than the second insulator and with a lower nitrogen concentration than the second insulator.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 18, 2019
    Publication date: June 3, 2021
    Inventors: Shunpei YAMAZAKI, Yasumasa YAMANE, Takashi HIROSE, Teruyuki FUJI, Hajime KIMURA, Daigo SHIMADA
  • Patent number: 10703032
    Abstract: A method for manufacturing a hollow part with a branch, including a resin filling step of filling a mold, the mold having a main cavity in which a hollowing piece is placed, and a branch cavity to communicate with the main cavity, in which a slide shaft is inserted to advance and withdraw, and that forms a branch pipe portion in an annular space between the branch cavity and the slide shaft, a step of forming a hollow main pipe portion by moving the hollowing piece to force excess resin out of the main cavity, and a shaft removing step of withdrawing the slide shaft to form a branch hollow portion, the hollow part with a branch being made of a resin and having the branch pipe portion integrally connected to the main pipe portion such that the main hollow portion and the branch hollow portion communicate with each other.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 14, 2014
    Date of Patent: July 7, 2020
    Assignees: TOYODA IRON WORKS CO., LTD., RP TOPLA LIMITED
    Inventors: Kunihiro Iwata, Hideaki Sakai, Yasuhiro Sone, Takashi Hirose, Kazuhiro Yokobori
  • Patent number: 10573801
    Abstract: A piezoelectric linear actuator comprising a laminated piezoelectric actuator having a cylindrical shape; a lower support member supporting the laminated piezoelectric actuator and extending laterally to the left and right of the laminated piezoelectric actuator; a pair of displacement transfer members extending along the left and right sides of the laminated piezoelectric actuator, respectively, to slidably intersect the lower support member and transferring displacement due to the piezoelectric effect of the laminated piezoelectric actuator; and an output part locked to the pair of displacement transfer members below the lower support member and coupling lower end portions of the displacement transfer members, wherein the pair of displacement transfer members are formed to have a width dimension that is the same or substantially the same as the width dimension of the laminated piezoelectric actuator.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 9, 2016
    Date of Patent: February 25, 2020
    Assignee: FUJIKIN INCORPORATED
    Inventors: Kohei Shigyou, Takashi Hirose, Kouji Nishino, Ryousuke Dohi, Naofumi Yasumoto
  • Patent number: 10520605
    Abstract: A satellite signal reception characteristic estimation apparatus includes a satellite orbital information collection unit that collects and outputs orbital information for a satellite; a peripheral environment spatial information collection unit that collects spatial information for a peripheral environment of an installation position of a satellite antenna; a positional information collection unit that collects and outputs positional information for the installation position of the satellite antenna; and a simulation server unit that estimates reception characteristics of satellite signals at the installation position of the satellite antenna by performing a simulation based on the orbital information, the spatial information, and the positional information outputted from the satellite orbital information collection unit, the peripheral environment spatial information collection unit, and the positional information collection unit.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 12, 2016
    Date of Patent: December 31, 2019
    Assignee: NIPPON TELEGRAPH AND TELEPHONE CORPORATION
    Inventors: Keisuke Nishi, Youichi Fukada, Akihiro Morita, Seiji Yoshida, Takashi Hirose
  • Patent number: 10385998
    Abstract: Passage members each have a required width, a required height, and a required length, and are provided at middle portions in the width direction with fluid passages, respectively. As coupling means, two bolts are used. The middle portion in the width direction of each of the passage members has opposite end portions that are each provided with a female screw and a bolt insertion hole to be faced by the female screw, respectively. The upper bolt is inserted into one of the passage members and is screwed into the female screw of the other passage member. The lower bolt is inserted into the other passage member and is screwed into the female screw of the one of the passage members. The passage members are coupled with use of the two upper and lower bolts whereby a seal member is securely fixed.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 10, 2016
    Date of Patent: August 20, 2019
    Assignee: FUJIKIN INCORPORATED
    Inventors: Kohei Shigyou, Takashi Hirose, Kouji Nishino, Ryousuke Dohi, Naofumi Yasumoto
  • Patent number: 10371821
    Abstract: A navigation satellite signal reception apparatus includes a satellite antenna; a satellite orbital information collection unit that collects orbital information of a navigation satellite; a peripheral environment spatial information collection unit that collects spatial information for a peripheral environment of an installation position of the satellite antenna; a positional information collection unit that collects positional information for the installation position of the satellite antenna; and a signal correction unit that performs a determination process to determine whether a navigation satellite associated with the received satellite signal is in a directly viewable state or in a non-directly-viewable state from the installation position of the satellite antenna, and that performs a correction process on a satellite signal from a navigation satellite in an NLOS state, on the assumption that the satellite signal is a reflected wave.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 17, 2016
    Date of Patent: August 6, 2019
    Assignee: NIPPON TELEGRAPH AND TELEPHONE CORPORATION
    Inventors: Keisuke Nishi, Seiji Yoshida, Takashi Hirose
  • Patent number: D879248
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 15, 2018
    Date of Patent: March 24, 2020
    Assignee: FUJIKIN INCORPORATED
    Inventors: Kohei Shigyou, Takashi Hirose, Kouji Nishino, Ryousuke Dohi, Naofumi Yasumoto