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: 20180112805
    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: Application
    Filed: August 10, 2016
    Publication date: April 26, 2018
    Inventors: Kohei Shigyou, Takashi Hirose, Kouji Nishino, Ryousuke Dohi, Naofumi Yasumoto
  • Patent number: 9921089
    Abstract: A pressure type flow rate control apparatus is provided wherein flow rate of fluid passing through an orifice is computed as Qc=KP1 (where K is a proportionality constant) or as Qc=KP2m (P1-P2)n (where K is a proportionality constant, m and n constants) by using orifice upstream side pressure P1 and/or orifice downstream side pressure P2. A fluid passage between the downstream side of a control valve and a fluid supply pipe of the pressure type flow rate control apparatus comprises at least 2 fluid passages in parallel, and orifices having different flow rate characteristics are provided for each of these fluid passages, wherein fluid in a small flow quantity area flows to one orifice for flow control of fluid in the small flow quantity area, while fluid in a large flow quantity area flows to the other orifice for flow control of fluid in the large flow quantity area.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 2, 2016
    Date of Patent: March 20, 2018
    Assignees: Fujikin Incorporated, National University Corporation Tohuku University, Tokyo Electron Ltd.
    Inventors: Tadahiro Ohmi, Masahito Saito, Shoichi Hino, Tsuyoshi Shimazu, Kazuyuki Miura, Kouji Nishino, Masaaki Nagase, Katsuyuki Sugita, Kaoru Hirata, Ryousuke Dohi, Takashi Hirose, Tsutomu Shinohara, Nobukazu Ikeda, Tomokazu Imai, Toshihide Yoshida, Hisashi Tanaka
  • Publication number: 20180024250
    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: Application
    Filed: February 12, 2016
    Publication date: January 25, 2018
    Applicant: NIPPON TELEGRAPH AND TELEPHONE CORPORATION
    Inventors: Keisuke NISHI, Youichi FUKADA, Akihiro MORITA, Seiji YOSHIDA, Takashi HIROSE
  • Publication number: 20170350984
    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: Application
    Filed: February 12, 2016
    Publication date: December 7, 2017
    Applicant: NIPPON TELEGRAPH AND TELEPHONE CORPORATION
    Inventors: Keisuke NISHI, Youichi FUKADA, Akihiro MORITA, Seiji YOSHIDA, Takashi HIROSE
  • Patent number: 9761749
    Abstract: A photoelectric conversion device with improved electric characteristics is provided. The photoelectric conversion device has a structure in which a window layer is formed by a stack of a first silicon semiconductor layer and a second silicon semiconductor layer, and the second silicon semiconductor layer has high carrier concentration than the first silicon semiconductor layer and has an opening. Light irradiation is performed on the first silicon semiconductor layer through the opening without passing through the second silicon semiconductor layer; thus, light absorption loss in the window layer can be reduced.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 20, 2015
    Date of Patent: September 12, 2017
    Assignee: Semiconductor Energy Laboratory Co., LTD.
    Inventors: Takashi Hirose, Naoto Kusumoto
  • Patent number: 9746856
    Abstract: A multi-hole orifice plate for flow control includes an orifice plate for controlling the flow rate of a fluid, wherein the opening area of one orifice necessary for the passage of a predetermined flow rate of fluid is divided to provide a plurality of orifices having a total opening area equal to said opening area.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 9, 2014
    Date of Patent: August 29, 2017
    Assignee: FUJIKIN INCORPORATED
    Inventors: Kaoru Hirata, Atsushi Hidaka, Masaaki Nagase, Ryousuke Dohi, Nobukazu Ikeda, Kouji Nishino, Katsuyuki Sugita, Takashi Hirose
  • Patent number: 9676267
    Abstract: A drive apparatus for a vehicle includes an engine output system that outputs power from an engine and a power transmission system that transmits the power from the engine output system to a driving wheel. A power transmission path including a chain mechanism and a one-way clutch is provided between an oil pump and a turbine shaft that is part of the engine output system. Another power transmission path including a corresponding chain mechanism and a corresponding one-way clutch is provided between the oil pump and a primary shaft that is part of the power transmission system.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 21, 2011
    Date of Patent: June 13, 2017
    Assignee: FUJI JUKOGYO KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Takashi Hirose, Keiji Sato, Keiichi Maruyama, Shogo Oki, Satoshi Inoue
  • Publication number: 20170106575
    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: Application
    Filed: November 14, 2014
    Publication date: April 20, 2017
    Applicants: TOYODA IRON WORKS CO., LTD., RP TOPLA LIMITED
    Inventors: Kunihiro IWATA, Hideaki SAKAI, Yasuhiro SONE, Takashi HIROSE, Kazuhiro YOKOBORI
  • Patent number: 9625047
    Abstract: A flow control valve for a flow controller includes a valve main body provided with an open-top valve chamber hole, a metal diaphragm valve element, a lower support cylinder having notches facing each other, an upper support cylinder attached to the lower support cylinder, a support frame horizontally disposed through the notches of the lower support cylinder, a disc spring placed between the support frame and a bottom of the lower support cylinder, a lower cradle placed on the support frame, a piezoelectric element inserted into the support cylinder above the lower cradle, a guide fixed to the valve main body together with the support frame with the support cylinder being inserted through the guide cylinder in a vertically movable manner. The support cylinder is pressed upward by the extension of the piezoelectric element, whereby the metal diaphragm valve element is separated from the valve seat by the elastic force.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 17, 2014
    Date of Patent: April 18, 2017
    Assignee: FUJIKIN INCORPORATED
    Inventors: Takashi Hirose, Michio Yamaji, Toshihide Yoshida, Kohei Shigyou
  • Patent number: 9556966
    Abstract: A gas supply line and gas supplying apparatus that facilitates maintenance and management of various types of devices. The supplying apparatus is formed with a supply line that is made up of a gas inlet-side block, a gas outlet-side block and a plurality of fluid control devices. The gas supplying apparatus is formed with at least two gas supply lines, the fluid control device of each gas supply line includes at least one flow controller, an inlet-side block of the flow controller on one gas supplying line is connected to an inlet-side block of the flow controller on the other gas supply line so as to oppose the inlet-side block, and an outlet-side block of one flow controller is connected to an outlet-side block of the other flow controller so as to oppose the gas outlet-side block.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 31, 2014
    Date of Patent: January 31, 2017
    Assignee: FUJIKIN INCORPORATED
    Inventors: Takashi Hirose, Michio Yamaji
  • Publication number: 20160349763
    Abstract: A pressure-type flow rate controller includes a body provided with a fluid passage which communicates a fluid inlet and a fluid outlet, a control valve for pressure control fixed to the body to open and close the fluid passage, an orifice arranged in the course of the fluid passage on the downstream side of the control valve, and a pressure sensor fixed to the body to detect the internal pressure of the fluid passage between the control valve and the orifice, wherein the fluid passage comprises a first passage portion communicating the control valve and a pressure detection chamber provided on a pressure detection surface of the pressure sensor, and a second passage portion spaced away from the first passage portion and communicating the pressure detection chamber and the orifice.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 25, 2014
    Publication date: December 1, 2016
    Inventors: Takashi Hirose, Toshihide Yoshida, Atsushi Matsumoto, Kaoru Hirata, Nobukazu Ikeda, Kouji Nishino, Ryousuke Dohi, Katsuyuki Sugita
  • Patent number: 9508880
    Abstract: It is an object to provide a method for processing a silicon substrate that can reduce surface reflectance as much as possible. The method includes a first step of forming a thin film including a metal having higher electronegativity than silicon and having a plurality of openings on a silicon substrate, a second step of soaking the silicon substrate subjected to the first step in a hydrofluoric acid solution containing oxidizer, and a third step of soaking the silicon substrate subjected to the second step in an ammonia aqueous solution containing oxidizer. By performing the steps in the above order, a minute uneven structure is formed on a surface of the silicon substrate to reduce the reflectance.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 11, 2012
    Date of Patent: November 29, 2016
    Assignee: SEMICONDUCTOR ENERGY LABORATORY CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Takashi Hirose, Ryosuke Motoyoshi
  • Patent number: 9471065
    Abstract: A plurality of stacked and fixed gas supplying units U, each gas supplying unit U having at least four gas supply lines S is formed by opposingly combining and fixing two flow controllers 3, each flow controller 3 provided with a plurality of flow control units, to a gas inlet-side block 12 and a gas outlet-side block 13 that are disposed in parallel across an interval in plan view and providing each flow controller 3 with an inlet opening and closing valve 1 and an outlet opening and closing valve 5.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 18, 2013
    Date of Patent: October 18, 2016
    Assignee: FUJIKIN INCORPORATED
    Inventors: Mutsunori Koyomogi, Takashi Hirose, Michio Yamaji, Takahiro Matsuda
  • Publication number: 20160274595
    Abstract: A pressure type flow rate control apparatus is provided wherein flow rate of fluid passing through an orifice is computed as Qc=KP1 (where K is a proportionality constant) or as Qc=KP2m(P1?P2)n (where K is a proportionality constant, m and n constants) by using orifice upstream side pressure P1 and/or orifice downstream side pressure P2. A fluid passage between the downstream side of a control valve and a fluid supply pipe of the pressure type flow rate control apparatus comprises at least 2 fluid passages in parallel, and orifices having different flow rate characteristics are provided for each of these fluid passages, wherein fluid in a small flow quantity area flows to one orifice for flow control of fluid in the small flow quantity area, while fluid in a large flow quantity area flows to the other orifice for flow control of fluid in the large flow quantity area.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 2, 2016
    Publication date: September 22, 2016
    Inventors: Tadahiro Ohmi, Masahito Saito, Shoichi Hino, Tsuyoshi Shimazu, Kazuyuki Miura, Kouji Nishino, Masaaki Nagase, Katsuyuki Sugita, Kaoru Hirata, Ryousuke Dohi, Takashi Hirose, Tsutomu Shinohara, Nobukazu Ikeda, Tomokazu Imai, Toshihide Yoshida, Hisashi Tanaka
  • Publication number: 20160197490
    Abstract: An information processing apparatus comprises a power transmission section which transmits electric power to a peripheral device which is associated with the information processing apparatus in a non-contact manner including no mechanical connection, a power receiving section which receives electric power transmitted from the peripheral device in a non-contact manner including no mechanical connection, a power transmission module which transmits electric power to the peripheral device via the power transmission section if electric power is being supplied through a power cable, an output module which outputs power transmission request information indicating a request for the transmission of electric power to the peripheral device if the electric power supplied through the power cable is cut off, and a charging module which charges, via the power receiving section, a battery with the electric power transmitted from the peripheral device to which the output module outputs the power transmission request informati
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 8, 2015
    Publication date: July 7, 2016
    Inventor: Takashi Hirose
  • Patent number: 9383758
    Abstract: A pressure type flow rate control apparatus is provided wherein flow rate of fluid passing through an orifice is computed as Qc=KP1 (where K is a proportionality constant) or as Qc=KP2m(P1?P2)n (where K is a proportionality constant, m and n constants) by using orifice upstream side pressure P1 and/or orifice downstream side pressure P2. A fluid passage between the downstream side of a control valve and a fluid supply pipe of the pressure type flow rate control apparatus comprises at least 2 fluid passages in parallel, and orifices having different flow rate characteristics are provided for each of these fluid passages, wherein fluid in a small flow quantity area flows to one orifice for flow control of fluid in the small flow quantity area, while fluid in a large flow quantity area flows to the other orifice for flow control of fluid in the large flow quantity area.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 21, 2015
    Date of Patent: July 5, 2016
    Assignees: Fujikin Incorporated, National University Corporation Tohoku University, Tokyo Electron Ltd.
    Inventors: Tadahiro Ohmi, Masahito Saito, Shoichi Hino, Tsuyoshi Shimazu, Kazuyuki Miura, Kouji Nishino, Masaaki Nagase, Katsuyuki Sugita, Kaoru Hirata, Ryousuke Dohi, Takashi Hirose, Tsutomu Shinohara, Nobukazu Ikeda, Tomokazu Imai, Toshihide Yoshida, Hisashi Tanaka
  • Publication number: 20160142489
    Abstract: A connection control apparatus includes a linkup detector that detects a linkup with the host apparatus, a port information generator that generates port group information containing port information to identify a port of the storage apparatus whose linkup is detected by the linkup detector, a host information generator that generates host group information containing host information to identify the host apparatus whose linkup is detected by the linkup detector, a logical volume information generator that generates logical volume group information containing logical volume information to identify the logical volumes of all unallocated logical volumes, and an access processing information generator that generates access processing information associating the port group information, the host group information, and the logical volume group information.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 16, 2015
    Publication date: May 19, 2016
    Applicant: FUJITSU LIMITED
    Inventors: Hironobu Sazuka, Hidekazu KAWANO, Katsuhiko Hada, Shigeyuki Kashima, Toru Nagasawa, Takashi Hirose, Hiroyuki Watanabe
  • Patent number: 9337361
    Abstract: In a method for manufacturing a photoelectric conversion device, a method for forming an embedded electrode is provided, which is suitable for a groove with a high aspect ratio. A first groove and a second groove intersecting with the first groove are formed in a crystalline silicon substrate, an i-type first silicon semiconductor layer, a second silicon semiconductor layer with one conductivity type, and a light-transmitting conductive film are sequentially formed on the surface of the crystalline silicon substrate and on the grooves, a conductive resin is injected into the first groove, and the second groove is filled with the conductive resin by a capillary action to form a grid electrode.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 18, 2011
    Date of Patent: May 10, 2016
    Assignee: Semiconductor Energy Laboratory Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Takashi Hirose, Naoto Kusumoto
  • Publication number: 20160109886
    Abstract: A pressure type flow rate control apparatus is provided wherein flow rate of fluid passing through an orifice is computed as Qc=KP1 (where K is a proportionality constant) or as Qc=KP2m(P1?P2)n (where K is a proportionality constant, m and n constants) by using orifice upstream side pressure P1 and/or orifice downstream side pressure P2. A fluid passage between the downstream side of a control valve and a fluid supply pipe of the pressure type flow rate control apparatus comprises at least 2 fluid passages in parallel, and orifices having different flow rate characteristics are provided for each of these fluid passages, wherein fluid in a small flow quantity area flows to one orifice for flow control of fluid in the small flow quantity area, while fluid in a large flow quantity area flows to the other orifice for flow control of fluid in the large flow quantity area.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 21, 2015
    Publication date: April 21, 2016
    Inventors: Tadahiro Ohmi, Masahito Saito, Shoichi Hino, Tsuyoshi Shimazu, Kazuyuki Miura, Kouji Nishino, Masaaki Nagase, Katsuyuki Sugita, Kaoru Hirata, Ryousuke Dohi, Takashi Hirose, Tsutomu Shinohara, Nobukazu Ikeda, Tomokazu Imai, Toshihide Yoshida, Hisashi Tanaka
  • Publication number: 20160070271
    Abstract: A multi-hole orifice plate for flow control includes an orifice plate for controlling the flow rate of a fluid, wherein the opening area of one orifice necessary for the passage of a predetermined flow rate of fluid is divided to provide a plurality of orifices having a total opening area equal to said opening area.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 9, 2014
    Publication date: March 10, 2016
    Applicant: FUJIKIN INCORPORATED
    Inventors: Kaoru HIRATA, Atsushi HIDAKA, Masaaki NAGASE, Ryousuke DOHI, Nobukazu IKEDA, Kouji NISHINO, Katsuyuki SUGITA, Takashi HIROSE