Patents by Inventor Takashi Kitamura

Takashi Kitamura 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: 10825770
    Abstract: A semiconductor device according to one embodiment includes a semiconductor substrate, a stack body including metal films and first insulating films alternately stacked on the semiconductor substrate and including a stepped end portion, conducting films respectively protruding from the metal films on all steps of the end portion, contact portions respectively provided above the conducting films, a second insulating film surrounding side surfaces of the contact portions, and a barrier metal film provided between the second insulating film and the contact portions and between the conducting films and the contact portions. The entire top surfaces of the conducting films are covered by the barrier metal film and the second insulating film.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 11, 2019
    Date of Patent: November 3, 2020
    Assignee: TOSHIBA MEMORY CORPORATION
    Inventors: Akitsugu Hatazaki, Hiroko Tahara, Naomi Fukumaki, Masayuki Kitamura, Takashi Ohashi
  • Publication number: 20200310546
    Abstract: A non-contact operating apparatus, for a vehicle, includes a generating unit, a projecting device, a detecting device, a stimulation output device, a determining unit, and a stimulation response output unit. The generating unit is configured to generate and update image containing an image object. The projecting device is configured to project the image in a predetermined display region. The detecting device is configured to detect an operation site of an occupant positioned in a vicinity of the predetermined display region. The stimulation output device is configured to output and update a tactile stimulation to the operation site. The determining unit is configured to determine whether the operation site performs a non-contact operation against the image object. The stimulation response output unit is configured to cause the stimulation output device to output the tactile stimulation to the operation site on the basis of a determination result.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 24, 2020
    Publication date: October 1, 2020
    Applicant: SUBARU CORPORATION
    Inventors: Takashi TSUNODA, Hideyuki SASE, Takemi OGURI, Tomoyuki KITAMURA
  • Patent number: 10786506
    Abstract: The present invention provides a medicament for preventing or treating heart failure. More specifically, the present invention provides a medicament for preventing or treating heart failure, comprising a compound selected from the group consisting of (5R)—N-[1-ethyl-1-(4-ethylphenyl)propyl]-2,7,7-trimethyl-5-phenyl-4,5,6,7-tetrahydropyrazolo[1,5-a]pyrimidine-3-carboxamide, (5R)—N-[1-ethyl-1-(4-methoxyphenyl)propyl]-2,7,7-trimethyl-5-phenyl-4,5,6,7-tetrahydropyrazolo[1,5-a]pyrimidine-3-carboxamide, (5R)—N-[1-ethyl-1-(4-ethylphenyl)propyl]-5-(2-fluorophenyl)-2,7,7-trimethyl-4,5,6,7-tetrahydropyrazolo[1,5-a]pyrimidine-3-carboxamide and salts thereof.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 21, 2016
    Date of Patent: September 29, 2020
    Assignee: TAKEDA PHARMACEUTICAL COMPANY LIMITED
    Inventors: Takahisa Matsuda, Takashi Motoyaji, Shuji Kitamura, Masato Yoshida
  • Patent number: 10780538
    Abstract: An automatic tool exchange system which allows a tool management mode to be arbitrarily selectable between a fixed address scheme and a memory random scheme in operation of the same machining center. The control unit for controlling the respective drive units of the tool exchanger and the magazine includes a storage unit for storing tool information containing a registered correspondence relationship between the tools and corresponding addresses of the stowage parts of the magazine, a modifying unit for modifying the tool information, and a tool exchange instruction unit for sequentially designating the tool to be used in each of the machining steps in accordance with the machining program, and driving the magazine to move the stowage part at the address corresponding to the designated tool to a predetermined position based on the tool information so that the tool is located at the exchange position at a predetermined timing.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 18, 2017
    Date of Patent: September 22, 2020
    Assignee: KITAMURA MACHINERY CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Akihiro Kitamura, Kosaku Kitamura, Shigeru Yamada, Takashi Asano
  • Patent number: 10767247
    Abstract: There are provided: an aluminum alloy magnetic disk substrate including: an aluminum alloy base material including an aluminum alloy containing 0.4 to 3.0 mass % (hereinafter, simply referred to as “%”) of Fe, 0.1 to 3.0% of Mn, 0.005 to 1.000% of Cu, and 0.005 to 1.000% of Zn, with the balance of Al and unavoidable impurities; and an electroless Ni—P plated layer formed on a surface of the aluminum alloy base material, in which the peak value (BLEI) of Fe emission intensity at an interface between the electroless Ni—P plated layer and the aluminum alloy base material, as determined by a glow discharge optical emission spectrometry device, is lower than Fe emission intensity (AlEI) in the interior of the aluminum alloy base material, as determined by the glow discharge optical emission spectrometry device; and a method for producing the aluminum alloy magnetic disk substrate.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 30, 2018
    Date of Patent: September 8, 2020
    Assignees: UACJ Corporation, Furukawa Electric Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Takuya Murata, Kotaro Kitawaki, Makoto Yonemitsu, Naoki Kitamura, Takashi Nakayama, Hideyuki Hatakeyama, Ryo Sakamoto, Sadayuki Toda
  • Publication number: 20200252726
    Abstract: A terminal is provided with a first audio output unit and a second audio output unit configured to output an audio content, and the terminal includes: an audio acquiring unit configured to acquire a first audio content and a second audio content; a setting unit configured to set information indicating an output destination of the first audio content and the second audio content; and an audio output controller configured to output the first audio content to one of the first audio output unit and the second audio output unit and output the second audio content to the other of the first audio output unit and the second audio output unit based on the information set by the setting unit.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 8, 2017
    Publication date: August 6, 2020
    Inventors: Shogo KITAMURA, Yuusuke YATABE, Takashi MATSUBARA
  • Publication number: 20200233669
    Abstract: A processor system (200) includes one task execution unit (220), another task execution unit (250), and a flag storage unit (230) provided with a control unit (232) and a flag area (234). When flag information stored in the flag area (234) does not satisfy a predetermined condition, the one task execution unit (220) outputs, to the control unit (232), a signal indicating that the flag information is being monitored, and suspends access to the flag information. The control unit (232) monitors the presence or absence of access to the flag information from the other task execution unit (250), and when there is access to the flag information, the control unit (232) outputs, to the one task execution unit (220), an instruction to release the suspension of access to the flag information.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 16, 2017
    Publication date: July 23, 2020
    Inventors: Toshiaki Kitamura, Takashi Mochiyama
  • Publication number: 20200232538
    Abstract: Balancer device has upper and lower housings 3 and 4 having therein an accommodation section 10, a pair of drive and driven side shafts 5 and 6 which are rotatably supported by four plain bearings 11 to 14 provided in the accommodation section and to which a rotation force is transmitted from a crankshaft, and arc band-shaped thrust receiving portions 32a and 33a which thrust flange portions of drive and driven gears 8 and 9 provided at the drive and driven side shafts respectively can contact from a thrust direction. First and second oil storing grooves 34 and 35, groove passages 36 and 37 and vertical groove passages 38a to 39b are formed at the thrust receiving portions on a gravity direction lower side with respect to a meshing portion of the both gears. With this configuration, it is possible to suppress occurrence of abrasion of the thrust receiving portion.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 6, 2018
    Publication date: July 23, 2020
    Applicant: HITACHI AUTOMOTIVE SYSTEMS, LTD.
    Inventors: Takashi HIRANO, Masaharu KITAMURA
  • Patent number: 10719028
    Abstract: A process cartridge includes a developer carrier including a dielectric portion and a conductive portion on a surface thereof, a regulation member, and an image carrier disposed so as to come into contact with the developer carrier. The developer carrier and the image carrier are rotationally driven such that a surface of the developer carrier and a surface of the image carrier move at linear velocities different from each other at a contact portion, and the developer remaining on the image carrier after the developer image is transferred from the image carrier, is collected by the developer carrier at the contact portion.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 7, 2019
    Date of Patent: July 21, 2020
    Assignee: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
    Inventors: Koji An, Kazunari Hagiwara, Takuya Kitamura, Takashi Hiramatsu, Jun Miura
  • Patent number: 10714838
    Abstract: An array antenna apparatus includes: a wiring substrate having a plurality of fed patch antennas and a plurality of active element circuits electrically connected to the plurality of fed patch antennas, respectively; and a plurality of antenna substrates each having a parasitic patch antenna. The plurality of antenna substrates are joined onto one wiring substrate. Thereby, it becomes possible to provide an array antenna apparatus that can be reduced in size and has excellent antenna characteristics.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 13, 2015
    Date of Patent: July 14, 2020
    Assignee: MITSUBISHI ELECTRIC CORPORATION
    Inventors: Yoichi Kitamura, Takashi Maruyama, Takeshi Nakazato
  • Publication number: 20200218935
    Abstract: A reduced attention state estimation system includes an eyeball movement and eyelid activity measurement unit that measures an eyeball movement and an eyelid activity of a subject to obtain eyeball movement and eyelid activity data, a section determination unit that determines an eye opening section, an eye closing section, an eye-blinking section and a cluster section based on the eyeball movement and eyelid activity data, an eyeball movement and eyelid activity-related information calculation unit that calculates a sharpness of microsaccade or the like for each eye opening section based on the eyeball movement and eyelid activity data, and an attention assessment unit that determines an attention assessment or the like for an eye opening/cluster section, which is an eye opening section and cluster section, based on the sharpness of microsaccade or the like.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 22, 2017
    Publication date: July 9, 2020
    Inventors: Takashi Abe, Satoshi Furukawa, Katsuhiko Ogata, Kazuo Mishima, Shingo Kitamura
  • Publication number: 20200216113
    Abstract: A power conversion apparatus converts power from a power supply to power to be supplied to a motor including windings for n phases where n is an integer equal to or greater than three. The power conversion apparatus includes a first inverter connected to one end of the winding for each phase of the motor, a second inverter connected to another end of the winding for each phase, and a control circuit to control an operation of each of the first and second inverters. The windings for the n phases include a winding for a first phase and a winding for a second phase, and the control circuit superimposes a correction wave to reduce an induced electric current induced in the winding for the second phase by passing electricity through the winding for the first phase on a fundamental wave to pass electricity through the winding for the second phase.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 28, 2018
    Publication date: July 9, 2020
    Applicant: Nidec Corporation
    Inventors: Kaori NABESHI, Takashi KITAMURA
  • Publication number: 20200201421
    Abstract: An information processing apparatus includes a first processor, a second processor, and a positioning processor. The second processor consumes a reduced amount of power compared to the first processor during an operation. The positioning processor receives radio waves from positioning satellites and converts the radio waves into positioning data. The second processor controls the positioning processor. The second processor stores the positioning data received from the positioning processor. The second processor transfers the stored positioning data to the first processor at a timing determined in accordance with an operating condition of the first processor.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 4, 2020
    Publication date: June 25, 2020
    Applicant: CASIO COMPUTER CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Tsuyoshi MINAMI, Kimiyasu MIZUNO, Hideo SUZUKI, Takashi SUENAGA, Keiichi NOMURA, Shuhei UCHIDA, Shigeki KITAMURA, Munetaka SEO, Toshiya SAKURAI
  • Publication number: 20200146529
    Abstract: A diagnosis support apparatus performs identification for a plurality of support items, which are identification classifications about diagnosis support, and the diagnosis support apparatus is provided with a processor. The processor performs analysis processing for acquiring analysis results including an analysis result about an observation mode by analyzing at least one of an input signal specifying the observation mode and an observation image obtained by observing an inside of a subject with an endoscope; performs support item setting processing for setting a support item corresponding to the analysis results obtained by the analysis processing, among the plurality of support items, which are the identification classifications; and generates diagnosis support information, which is information used for diagnosis of a legion candidate area included in the observation image, based on an identification index corresponding to the set support item and the observation image.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 17, 2020
    Publication date: May 14, 2020
    Applicant: OLYMPUS CORPORATION
    Inventors: Takashi KONO, Makoto KITAMURA, Hirokazu GODO, Toshiya KAMIYAMA, Katsuyoshi TANIGUCHI, Yamato KANDA
  • Publication number: 20200126224
    Abstract: An image processing device includes a processor. The processor detects a lesion candidate based on a medical image obtained by picking up an image of a subject, detects a feature including a swelling direction of the lesion candidate, determines a display state of a mark displayed according to the feature of the lesion candidate, generates mark display information including information on the display state, and determines a position of the mark in a predetermined peripheral region of the lesion candidate according to the detected swelling direction. The image processing device generates a display image in which the mark is added to the position of the mark of the medical image based on the mark display information.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 19, 2019
    Publication date: April 23, 2020
    Applicant: OLYMPUS CORPORATION
    Inventors: Toshiya KAMIYAMA, Makoto KITAMURA, Takashi KONO, Hirokazu GODO, Katsuyoshi TANIGUCHI, Yamato KANDA
  • Publication number: 20200126223
    Abstract: An endoscope diagnosis support system includes a processor. The processor performs detection of an anomaly candidate area from an endoscope image obtained by performing image pickup of an inside of a subject to obtain a detection result, and generates a display image in which an indicator indicating detection of the anomaly candidate area is arranged in a periphery portion of the endoscope image in accordance with the detection result.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 28, 2019
    Publication date: April 23, 2020
    Applicant: OLYMPUS CORPORATION
    Inventors: Makoto KITAMURA, Katsuyoshi TANIGUCHI, Hirokazu GODO, Takashi KONO, Toshiya KAMIYAMA, Yamato KANDA
  • Patent number: 10605956
    Abstract: The present invention addresses the problem of providing a resin having a high Abbe number and a small difference in hygroscopic expansion coefficient with respect to a polycarbonate resin having a low Abbe number and a high refractive index. The above problem can be solved by a polycarbonate resin including structural units represented by general formula (1). In general formula (1), R represents H, CH3, or C2H5.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 9, 2018
    Date of Patent: March 31, 2020
    Assignee: MITSUBISHI GAS CHEMICAL COMPANY, INC.
    Inventors: Noriyuki Kato, Manabu Hirakawa, Takashi Motoi, Mitsuharu Kitamura
  • Publication number: 20200091081
    Abstract: A semiconductor device according to one embodiment includes a semiconductor substrate, a stack body including metal films and first insulating films alternately stacked on the semiconductor substrate and including a stepped end portion, conducting films respectively protruding from the metal films on all steps of the end portion, contact portions respectively provided above the conducting films, a second insulating film surrounding side surfaces of the contact portions, and a barrier metal film provided between the second insulating film and the contact portions and between the conducting films and the contact portions. The entire top surfaces of the conducting films are covered by the barrier metal film and the second insulating film.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 11, 2019
    Publication date: March 19, 2020
    Applicant: TOSHIBA MEMORY CORPORATION
    Inventors: Akitsugu HATAZAKI, Hiroko Tahara, Naomi Fukumaki, Masayuki Kitamura, Takashi Ohashi
  • Patent number: 10591223
    Abstract: A heat pipe that includes a pipe casing, a porous wick, and sealing members. Both end portions of the pipe casing are sealed by the sealing members, respectively. The sealing members each comprise a first metal foil and an intermetallic compound phase. The inside of the pipe casing is filled with a working fluid. The porous wick generates capillarity for the working fluid by a plurality of pores. The porous wick is provided inside the pipe casing. As a result, the pipe casing and the porous wick form a cavity extending in a longitudinal direction of the pipe casing. The porous wick comprises first metal grains, second metal grains, and an intermetallic compound phase.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 8, 2018
    Date of Patent: March 17, 2020
    Assignee: MURATA MANUFACTURING CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Seitaro Washizuka, Yoshihiro Kawaguchi, Takashi Kitamura
  • Patent number: 10591982
    Abstract: An information processing apparatus includes a first processor, a second processor and a positioning processor. The second processor consumes a reduced amount of power compared to the first processor during an operation. The positioning processor receives radio waves from positioning satellites and converts the radio waves into positioning data. The second processor controls the positioning processor. The second processor stores the positioning data received from the positioning processor. The second processor transfers the stored positioning data to the first processor at a timing determined in accordance with an operating condition of the first processor.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 8, 2018
    Date of Patent: March 17, 2020
    Assignee: CASIO COMPUTER CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Tsuyoshi Minami, Kimiyasu Mizuno, Hideo Suzuki, Takashi Suenaga, Keiichi Nomura, Shuhei Uchida, Shigeki Kitamura, Munetaka Seo, Toshiya Sakurai