Patents by Inventor Takashi Seki

Takashi Seki 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: 11031330
    Abstract: An electroconductive substrate, including: a base material; a foundation layer disposed on the base material; a trench formation layer disposed on the foundation layer, and an electroconductive pattern layer including metal plating. A trench including a bottom surface to which the foundation layer is exposed, is formed. The trench is filled with the electroconductive pattern layer. The foundation layer includes a mixed region which is formed from a surface of the foundation layer on the electroconductive pattern layer side towards the inside thereof, and contains metal particles which contain a metal configuring the electroconductive pattern layer, and enter the foundation layer.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 6, 2020
    Date of Patent: June 8, 2021
    Assignee: TDK CORPORATION
    Inventors: Takashi Daitoku, Susumu Taniguchi, Akiko Seki, Atsushi Sato, Yuhei Horikawa, Makoto Orikasa, Hisayuki Abe
  • Patent number: 11017646
    Abstract: An information processing device and a determination method for determining whether a person other than the persons determined to be permitted to enter each zone has entered the zone is provided. The information processing device has a communication section for receiving face image data from cameras for photographing respective plurality of zones in a building and a control section for collating the face image data with the registered face image data of the persons permitted to enter each zone and for determining whether the entry of the person corresponding to the face image data is permitted or not.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 17, 2020
    Date of Patent: May 25, 2021
    Assignee: PANASONIC I-PRO SENSING SOLUTIONS CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Takashi Kamio, Kosuke Shinozaki, Koji Kawamoto, Hiromichi Sotodate, Yuiko Takase, Masashige Tsuneno, Eisaku Miyata, Nobuhito Seki
  • Publication number: 20210130632
    Abstract: An ink for producing a shaped article includes a photopolymerizable compound, and 5% by volume to 95% by volume of air bubbles relative to the total volume of the ink.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 11, 2020
    Publication date: May 6, 2021
    Applicant: FUJI XEROX CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Yasuo YAMAMOTO, Mieko SEKI, Takashi KIKUCHI, Takashi OYANAGI
  • Publication number: 20210131699
    Abstract: An indoor unit is equipped with a housing having an inlet opening and an outlet opening, a propeller fan disposed in an air passage interconnecting the inlet opening and the outlet opening, a heat exchanger disposed downstream from the propeller fan, and a lateral airflow direction changing plate that is disposed downstream from the heat exchanger and that changes an airflow direction laterally. The heat exchanger is a fin-and-tube type heat exchanger equipped with a plurality of fins and a plurality of heat transfer tubes passing through the fins. The lateral airflow direction plate has slits in an airflow downstream region that is downstream from the heat transfer tubes.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 11, 2017
    Publication date: May 6, 2021
    Applicant: Mitsubishi Electric Corporation
    Inventors: Tadakiyo SEKI, Takashi KOBAYASHI, Hajime IKEDA, Seiji HIRAKAWA, Masayuki OISHI, Akinori SAKABE
  • Patent number: 10995079
    Abstract: The present invention discloses a monoepoxy compound represented by the following Formula (1), a curable composition containing the same, a cured product therefrom, a method of producing the monoepoxy compound, and a reactive diluent containing the monoepoxy compound. The monoepoxy compound represented by the Formula (1) is useful in that it is capable of reducing the viscosity of a curable composition containing the monoepoxy compound, while preventing a reduction in the heat resistance of the curable composition as well as a reduction in the weight of the curable composition upon curing. (In the Formula (1), R1 to R6 are each independently selected from the group consisting of a hydrogen atom, an alkyl group, and an alkoxy group.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 13, 2017
    Date of Patent: May 4, 2021
    Assignee: ENEOS CORPORATION
    Inventors: Atsushi Kameyama, Ryuichi Ueno, Hisashi Sone, Hiroaki Suzuki, Shohei Takata, Takashi Seki
  • Patent number: 10961345
    Abstract: The present invention discloses a curable composition comprising: an epoxy compound represented by the following Formula (1); and one selected from the group consisting of: a thermal cationic polymerization initiator, an acid anhydride-based curing agent and a curing accelerator, and a photo-cationic polymerization initiator as well as the cured product therefrom. The above described curable composition is useful in that it allows for the production of a cured product having a high heat resistance. (In the Formula (1), A represents CR17R18; B represents CR19R20; R1 to R20 each independently represents a substituent selected from the group consisting of a hydrogen atom, an alkyl group and an alkoxy group; and n represents 0 or 1, with the proviso that when n is 0, m represents 1, and when n is 1, m represents 0.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 22, 2017
    Date of Patent: March 30, 2021
    Assignee: ENEOS CORPORATION
    Inventors: Atsushi Kameyama, Ryuichi Ueno, Hisashi Sone, Shohei Takata, Takashi Seki
  • Publication number: 20200299458
    Abstract: The present invention discloses a curable composition comprising: an epoxy compound represented by the following Formula (1); and one selected from the group consisting of: a thermal cationic polymerization initiator, an acid anhydride-based curing agent and a curing accelerator, and a photo-cationic polymerization initiator as well as the cured product therefrom. The above described curable composition is useful in that it allows for the production of a cured product having a high heat resistance. (In the Formula (1), A represents CR17R18; B represents CR19R20; R1 to R20 each independently represents a substituent selected from the group consisting of a hydrogen atom, an alkyl group and an alkoxy group; and n represents 0 or 1, with the proviso that when n is 0, m represents 1, and when n is 1, m represents 0.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 22, 2017
    Publication date: September 24, 2020
    Applicant: JXTG NIPPON OIL & ENERGY CORPORATION
    Inventors: Atsushi KAMEYAMA, Ryuichi UENO, Hisashi SONE, Shohei TAKATA, Takashi SEKI
  • Patent number: 10697887
    Abstract: A measuring apparatus that measures an optical characteristic of a surface in accordance with a standard selected from a plurality of standards is provided. The apparatus includes an illumination device configured to illuminate the surface with light from a light source, an imaging device configured to image the light source with reflected light from the surface illuminated by the illumination device, and a processor configured to process image data having number of pixels obtained by reducing number of pixels of the imaging device by a reduction rate to obtain the optical characteristic of the surface. The processor is configured to determine the reduction rate based on the selected standard.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 13, 2016
    Date of Patent: June 30, 2020
    Assignee: CANON KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Yusuke Kasai, Hiroshi Kawanago, Takashi Seki
  • Patent number: 10533845
    Abstract: A measuring device for measuring an object includes a controller, a projector, an imaging unit, and a processor, the controller controls the projector and the imaging unit to start projection and imaging in a second condition after starting projection and imaging in a first condition, and to start imaging in the second condition with a time interval of an integer multiple of a period of intensity of light other than a pattern of light from an imaging start time in the first condition, and the processor obtains intersection point positions of gradation values between image data obtained at the same imaging time in each condition among image data obtained at each imaging time in the first condition and image data obtained at each imaging time in the second condition, and calculates the shape information based on the obtained intersection point positions.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 19, 2016
    Date of Patent: January 14, 2020
    Assignee: CANON KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventor: Takashi Seki
  • Publication number: 20200012018
    Abstract: An antifogging member has an concave-convex surface defined by convex portions and concave portions, a Fourier-transformed image obtained by applying two-dimensional fast-Fourier transform processing to an observation image of the concave-convex surface exhibits a circular or annular pattern having an origin for which the absolute value of the wave number is 0 ?m?1 as the substantial center thereof, the convex portions and the concave portions extend in random directions in plan view, the average pitch of the concave portions and convex portions of the concave-convex surface is in the range of 50-250 nm, and the water contact angle on a smooth surface formed from the material constituting the concave-convex surface is 90 degrees or less. The antifogging member has high abrasion resistance, minimal haze, and a small difference in chromaticity and transmittance when viewed from oblique and perpendicular directions, and the transmittance and chromaticity thereof are not azimuth dependent.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 20, 2019
    Publication date: January 9, 2020
    Applicant: JXTG NIPPON OIL & ENERGY CORPORATION
    Inventors: Ayano TAKESHITA, Kaori TAKANO, Madoka TAKAHASHI, Takashi SEKI
  • Patent number: 10432392
    Abstract: A frame synchronization method of an embodiment is disclosed. The method includes comparing a preamble arranged at a predetermined position in a received signal with a predetermined signal pattern to calculate a maximum preamble correlation value, using the maximum preamble correlation value to estimate a C/N ratio of the received signal, setting a correlation threshold for frame synchronization detection according to the estimated C/N ratio, and comparing an access address arranged at a predetermined position in the received signal with a predetermined signal pattern to calculate a preamble correlation value, and detecting timing at which the preamble correlation value first exceeds the set correlation threshold as a frame synchronization point.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 5, 2018
    Date of Patent: October 1, 2019
    Assignees: KABUSHIKI KAISHA TOSHIBA, TOSHIBA ELECTRONIC DEVICES & STORAGE CORPORATION
    Inventors: Masayoshi Oshiro, Takashi Seki
  • Publication number: 20190296889
    Abstract: A frame synchronization method of an embodiment is disclosed. The method includes comparing a preamble arranged at a predetermined position in a received signal with a predetermined signal pattern to calculate a maximum preamble correlation value, using the maximum preamble correlation value to estimate a C/N ratio of the received signal, setting a correlation threshold for frame synchronization detection according to the estimated C/N ratio, and comparing an access address arranged at a predetermined position in the received signal with a predetermined signal pattern to calculate a preamble correlation value, and detecting timing at which the preamble correlation value first exceeds the set correlation threshold as a frame synchronization point.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 5, 2018
    Publication date: September 26, 2019
    Applicants: KABUSHIKI KAISHA TOSHIBA, TOSHIBA ELECTRONIC DEVICES & STORAGE CORPORATION
    Inventors: Masayoshi OSHIRO, Takashi SEKI
  • Publication number: 20190241771
    Abstract: A conductive film includes an elongated release film and a plurality of conductive adhesive film pieces provided on the release film. Then, the plurality of adhesive film pieces are arranged in a longitudinal direction X of the release film. For this reason, the adhesive film piece can be set to an arbitrary shape. Accordingly, it is possible to attach the adhesive film piece to adhesive surfaces having various shapes and to efficiently use the adhesive film piece.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 26, 2017
    Publication date: August 8, 2019
    Inventors: Takashi TATSUZAWA, Kazuya MATSUDA, Yutaka TSUCHIDA, Takashi SEKI, Mitsuyoshi SHIMAMURA, Kengo SHINOHARA, Tetsuyuki SHIRAKAWA, Yasunori KAWABATA, Satoru MATSUMOTO
  • Publication number: 20190186410
    Abstract: An aluminum alloy having excellent high temperature strength and thermal conductivity; and an internal combustion engine piston including the alloy. The aluminum alloy includes 11.0-13.0% Si, ?0.3% Fe, 0.3-2.0% Mg, 2.0-5.0% Cu, 3.0-4.0% Ni, 0.2-1.0% Mn, 0.05-0.4% Cr, and 0.05-0.4% V, with the remainder including aluminum and unavoidable impurities.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 29, 2016
    Publication date: June 20, 2019
    Applicants: NIPPON LIGHT METAL COMPANY, LTD., ART METAL MFG. CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Izumi YAMAMOTO, Kazuhiro ODA, Hiroshi HORIKAWA, Katsumi FUKAYA, Takashi SEKI, Tadashi WATANABE
  • Patent number: 10235743
    Abstract: A measuring apparatus includes an optical system configured to project light onto a sample and to receive light via the sample, an imaging device configured to take an image of a light source via the optical system, and a processor configured to obtain an optical characteristic of the sample based on an output of the imaging device. The processor is configured to determine a coefficient of a Wiener filter based on one of the image and a Fourier transform thereof and corresponding one of the light source (an aperture in an aperture unit) and a Fourier transform thereof, and obtain the optical characteristic based on the Wiener filter of which the coefficient has been determined, a Fourier transform of the image, and a Fourier transform of the light source.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 2, 2016
    Date of Patent: March 19, 2019
    Assignee: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
    Inventors: Takayuki Uozumi, Shigeki Kato, Takashi Seki, Yusuke Kasai
  • Publication number: 20190071409
    Abstract: The present invention discloses a monoepoxy compound represented by the following Formula (1), a curable composition containing the same, a cured product therefrom, a method of producing the monoepoxy compound, and a reactive diluent containing the monoepoxy compound. The monoepoxy compound represented by the Formula (1) is useful in that it is capable of reducing the viscosity of a curable composition containing the monoepoxy compound, while preventing a reduction in the heat resistance of the curable composition as well as a reduction in the weight of the curable composition upon curing. (In the Formula (1), R1 to R6 are each independently selected from the group consisting of a hydrogen atom, an alkyl group, and an alkoxy group.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 13, 2017
    Publication date: March 7, 2019
    Applicant: JXTG NIPPON OIL & ENERGY CORPORATION
    Inventors: Atsushi KAMEYAMA, Ryuichi UENO, Hisashi SONE, Hiroaki SUZUKI, Shohei TAKATA, Takashi SEKI
  • Patent number: 9859512
    Abstract: There are provided a fine concave-convex structure substrate which is hydrophobic and excellent in heat resistance, a solution used for producing the concave-convex structure substrate, and a method for producing the concave-convex structure substrate. The concave-convex structure substrate having the concave-convex structure includes a concave-convex structure layer made of a sol-gel material, and a contact angle of water on the sol-gel material in a flat and smooth film shape is not less than 80°. The concave-convex structure substrate according to the present invention has a hydrophobic surface, and thus, in the element in which the concave-convex structure substrate is incorporated, moisture adsorption onto the surface of the concave-convex structure substrate can be prevented, thereby making it possible to lengthen a service life of the element.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 6, 2015
    Date of Patent: January 2, 2018
    Assignee: JXTG NIPPON OIL & ENERGY CORPORATION
    Inventors: Keisuke Nakayama, Madoka Takahashi, Takashi Seki
  • Patent number: 9823392
    Abstract: An optical substrate according to one embodiment includes a support substrate, and a projection-depression structure layer on a surface of which shapes of projections and depressions are formed, the projection-depression structure layer being laminated on the support substrate. The extending directions of projection portions contained in the projection-depression structure layer are irregularly distributed seen in planar view. An outline seen in planar view of a projection portion contained in a region per unit area of the projection-depression structure layer includes more straight line sections than curved line sections.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 17, 2014
    Date of Patent: November 21, 2017
    Assignee: JX NIPPON OIL & ENERGY CORPORATION
    Inventors: Satoshi Masuyama, Takashi Seki, Maki Fukuda, Suzushi Nishimura
  • Patent number: 9790903
    Abstract: An intake sound introducing apparatus has, for example, a branch pipe, a sound creator, a communication pipe, and a resonator. The branch pipe branches from an intake pipe of the engine. The sound creator includes a vibrator that vibrates with the intake pulsation of the intake sound propagating within the branch pipe. The communication pipe provides communication between the inside of a casing of the sound creator and the inside of the cabin. The resonator is provided in the communication pipe.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 29, 2016
    Date of Patent: October 17, 2017
    Assignee: SUBARU CORPORATION
    Inventors: Tetsuro Takahashi, Kenichi Tsuchiya, Takashi Seki
  • Patent number: 9719922
    Abstract: An optical system comprising: a light source; a photodetector; a first light-receiving system for causing the photodetector to receive first reflected light with a first angle of reflection from a surface; and a second light-receiving system for causing the photodetector to receive second reflected light with a second angle of reflection, different from the first angle of reflection, from the surface is provided. Here, a first light-receiving area of the photodetector with respect to light, of reflected light from the surface, via the first light-receiving system is spaced apart from a second light-receiving area of the photodetector with respect to light, of the reflected light from the surface, via the second light-receiving system.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 26, 2015
    Date of Patent: August 1, 2017
    Assignee: CANON KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Takashi Seki, Hiroyuki Yuki