Patents by Inventor Takeshi Nishimura

Takeshi Nishimura 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: 10728475
    Abstract: A pixel is included, the pixel including a photoelectric conversion portion configured to convert incident light to a charge by photoelectric conversion and accumulate the charge, a charge transfer unit configured to transfer the charge generated in the photoelectric conversion portion, a diffusion layer to which the charge is transferred through the charge transfer unit, the diffusion layer having a predetermined storage capacitance, a conversion unit configured to convert the charge transferred to the diffusion layer to a pixel signal, and connection wiring configured to connect the diffusion layer and the conversion unit. The connection wiring is connected to the diffusion layer and the conversion unit through contact wiring extending in a vertical direction with respect to a semiconductor substrate on which the diffusion layer is formed and is formed closer to the semiconductor substrate than other wiring provided in the pixel.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 26, 2016
    Date of Patent: July 28, 2020
    Assignee: Sony Semiconductor Solutions Corporation
    Inventors: Takeshi Yanagita, Masaaki Takizawa, Yuuji Nishimura, Shinichi Arakawa, Yuugo Nakamura, Yohei Chiba
  • Patent number: 10721422
    Abstract: A pixel is included, the pixel including a photoelectric conversion portion configured to convert incident light to a charge by photoelectric conversion and accumulate the charge, a charge transfer unit configured to transfer the charge generated in the photoelectric conversion portion, a diffusion layer to which the charge is transferred through the charge transfer unit, the diffusion layer having a predetermined storage capacitance, a conversion unit configured to convert the charge transferred to the diffusion layer to a pixel signal, and connection wiring configured to connect the diffusion layer and the conversion unit. The connection wiring is connected to the diffusion layer and the conversion unit through contact wiring extending in a vertical direction with respect to a semiconductor substrate on which the diffusion layer is formed and is formed closer to the semiconductor substrate than other wiring provided in the pixel.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 2, 2019
    Date of Patent: July 21, 2020
    Assignee: Sony Semiconductor Solutions Corporation
    Inventors: Takeshi Yanagita, Masaaki Takizawa, Yuuji Nishimura, Shinichi Arakawa, Yuugo Nakamura, Yohei Chiba
  • Publication number: 20200215830
    Abstract: An inkjet recording apparatus includes an image forming section, a roller, a heat source, a calculator, a determination section, and a controller. The determination section determines to activate the heat source when an ink ejection amount calculated by the calculator is larger than a specific reference amount. When the determination section determines to activate the heat source, the controller activates the heat source. When temperature of the roller is equal to or higher than a specific temperature, the controller controls the image forming section to form the image on the sheet.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 23, 2020
    Publication date: July 9, 2020
    Applicant: KYOCERA Document Solutions Inc.
    Inventors: Hiroyuki UEDA, Susumu HIROSHIMA, Takeshi WATANABE, Takatoshi NISHIMURA, Hiroatsu TAMAI, Noriaki OZAWA, Toyotsune INOUE
  • Patent number: 10705039
    Abstract: One object is to increase the amount of abrasion powder accumulated in a sensing region to improve the sensitivity in sensing the abrasion powder. Provided is a sensor for sensing reduction of electric resistance between electrodes, a magnetic field being applied between the electrodes to accumulate magnetic powder floating in a lubricant between the electrodes, wherein at least one sensing region in which the magnetic powder is to be accumulated is provided in at least a part of a region between the electrodes, and the magnetic powder is inhibited from being accumulated in a non-sensing region constituted by a space around the electrodes other than the at least one sensing region.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 26, 2018
    Date of Patent: July 7, 2020
    Assignee: NABTESCO CORPORATION
    Inventors: Takeshi Kiriyama, Takeshi Nishimura, Kazuhiko Sakurai, Masaki Harada
  • Patent number: 10704556
    Abstract: An turbocharger with an electric motor (30) includes a housing (33), stator (32), and motor rotor. The housing (33) has first stator fixing section (131) and a second stator fixing section (132) formed in an inner peripheral surface of the housing (33) that fixes the stator (32) in the housing. The stator (32) has a first fixed section (121) formed in an outer peripheral surface of the stator (32) fitted to the first stator fixing section (131) and a second fixed section (122) that has a smaller outer diameter than the first fixed section (121) fitted to the second stator fixing section (132) in an outer peripheral surface of the stator (32). A large clearance section having a space is formed between the inner peripheral surface of the housing and the outer peripheral surface of the stator. The instant invention allows precise positioning of the stator and improved heat conduction.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 30, 2017
    Date of Patent: July 7, 2020
    Assignee: MITSUBISHI HEAVY INDUSTRIES, LTD.
    Inventors: Hidetaka Nishimura, Takeshi Tsujii
  • Patent number: 10696627
    Abstract: A process for producing a pentaerythritol mercaptocarboxylic acid ester of the present invention includes: a step of reacting pentaerythritol with a mercaptocarboxylic acid, in which an absorbance of a 5 wt % aqueous solution of the pentaerythritol at a wavelength of 270 nm, which is measured using a quartz cell having an optical path length of 50 mm, is 0.07 or less.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 24, 2016
    Date of Patent: June 30, 2020
    Assignee: MITSUI CHEMICALS, INC.
    Inventors: Shigetoshi Kuma, Masayuki Furuya, Takeshi Nishimura
  • Patent number: 10680307
    Abstract: A substrate is used as one tube wall of a hollow waveguide, the substrate including a strip line wired in an inner layer, a first ground surface formed on a front surface, and a second ground surface formed on a part of a back surface. As a result of such a configuration, a waveguide strip line transducer having the same dimension as the external dimension of the hollow waveguide can be obtained.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 5, 2017
    Date of Patent: June 9, 2020
    Assignee: Mitsubishi Electric Coporation
    Inventors: Motomi Watanabe, Shinji Arai, Tomohiro Takahashi, Takeshi Oshima, Takeshi Yuasa, Takuma Nishimura, Hidenori Yukawa
  • Publication number: 20200177181
    Abstract: Object: To provide an FPC integrated capacitance switch and a method of manufacturing the same, which allow an FPC portion to have high electrical reliability when used in a bent manner and to have wiring lines to be densely arranged.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 4, 2020
    Publication date: June 4, 2020
    Applicant: Nissha Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Takeshi NISHIMURA, Kenta UEDA, Shinya KAWAMURA
  • Publication number: 20200142342
    Abstract: An inkjet recording apparatus includes an image forming section, a heater, a first calculation section, storage, and a second calculation section. The image forming section ejects ink onto a sheet in which first to M-th regions are defined (M is an integer of at least 2). The heater heats an n-th region of the sheet using an n-th heat source (n is an integer of at least 1 and no greater than M). The storage stores therein temperature information indicating a first heating temperature for the n-th region. The second calculation section calculates a second heating temperature for the n-th region based on the temperature information and the ink ejection amount to the n-th region calculated by the first calculation section.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 9, 2020
    Publication date: May 7, 2020
    Applicant: KYOCERA Document Solutions Inc.
    Inventors: Takeshi WATANABE, Hiroyuki UEDA, Hiroatsu TAMAI, Takatoshi NISHIMURA, Noriaki OZAWA, Toyotsune INOUE, Susumu HIROSHIMA
  • Patent number: 10632763
    Abstract: A decurling device includes a decurler. The decurler includes a first dryer roller, a second dryer roller, and a heat source. The heat source is disposed at the first dryer roller to heat the first dryer roller. The first dryer roller and the second dryer roller rotate while holding a sheet therebetween to convey the sheet.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 23, 2018
    Date of Patent: April 28, 2020
    Assignee: KYOCERA Document Solutions Inc.
    Inventors: Hiroyuki Ueda, Susumu Hiroshima, Takeshi Watanabe, Takatoshi Nishimura, Hiroatsu Tamai, Noriaki Ozawa, Toyotsune Inoue
  • Patent number: 10632065
    Abstract: The present invention provides a microneedle device comprising: a substrate; a microneedle disposed on the substrate; and a coating layer formed on the microneedle; in which the coating layer comprises a recombinant follicle-stimulating hormone, arginine, and glycerin, in the coating layer, the mass of arginine is 0.07 to 0.75-fold of the mass of the recombinant follicle-stimulating hormone and the mass of glycerin is 0.1 to 2.75-fold of the mass of the recombinant follicle-stimulating hormone.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 19, 2015
    Date of Patent: April 28, 2020
    Assignees: HISAMITSU PHARMACEUTICAL CO., INC., ASKA PHARMACEUTICAL CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Shinpei Nishimura, Seiji Tokumoto, Takeshi Ito, Hajime Asada
  • Patent number: 10627297
    Abstract: A sensor includes a base layer and a pressing unit protruding with respect to the base layer. The pressing unit includes a first structure unit and a hollow second structure unit disposed on the first structure unit and having a bottom side opened. The second structure unit has a shape portion on a surface facing the base layer.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 21, 2017
    Date of Patent: April 21, 2020
    Assignee: SONY CORPORATION
    Inventors: Akira Ebisui, Hiroshi Mizuno, Tomoko Katsuhara, Taizo Nishimura, Yoshiaki Sakakura, Toshio Kano, Toshiyuki Onodera, Takeshi Takahashi, Toru Takahashi, Tatsuo Suzuki
  • Publication number: 20200101998
    Abstract: A steering apparatus includes a steering wheel that rotates about a first rotation axis, a folding mechanism that folds the steering wheel along the first rotation axis, a moving mechanism that moves the steering wheel between a protruding position in which the steering wheel protrudes from a dashboard of the vehicle and a stored position closer to the dashboard than the protruding position, and an electronic control unit that drives the folding mechanism and the moving mechanism. When the folded steering wheel is moved from the protruding position to the stored position, the electronic control unit drives, in advance, a drive member mounted on the vehicle so that the steering wheel is retracted relative to a body of a driver.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 17, 2019
    Publication date: April 2, 2020
    Applicant: JTEKT CORPORATION
    Inventors: Yousuke NISHIMURA, Norihiro OCHI, Takeshi WATANABE, Yasuyuki NOZAWA, Kei KITAHARA
  • Publication number: 20200093353
    Abstract: A flexible tube insertion support apparatus includes a generation section configured to generate propriety information regarding a propriety of a twisting operation of a flexible tube in accordance with a force quantity of an external force applied to the flexible tube when the flexible tube is twisted in a counterclockwise direction or a clockwise direction around a central axis of the flexible tube. The external force is detected by at least one external force detector that is disposed on the flexible tube to be inserted into the subject and configured to detect the external force. The flexible tube insertion support apparatus also includes an output section configured to output the propriety information generated by the generation section.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 27, 2019
    Publication date: March 26, 2020
    Applicant: OLYMPUS CORPORATION
    Inventors: Ryo TEZUKA, Hirokazu NISHIMURA, Takeshi TAKAHASHI
  • Publication number: 20200056956
    Abstract: A contact vibration detection device 100 for detecting contact vibration due to contact between a rotational shaft 12 and a stationary part 13 includes: a rotation waveform determination unit 101 configured to determine a rotation waveform of the rotational shaft 12 based on displacement of the rotational shaft 12 during rotation; a parameter change detection unit 102 configured to detect a change in a parameter of at least one of an effective value of the rotation waveform or a phase angle of the rotation waveform; and a contact vibration determination unit 103 configured to determine whether the contact vibration occurs based on presence or absence of the change in the parameter.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 17, 2019
    Publication date: February 20, 2020
    Applicant: MITSUBISHI HEAVY INDUSTRIES, LTD.
    Inventors: Tadashi Yoshida, Ryoji Sasaki, Hidetaka Nishimura, Takeshi Tsuji
  • Patent number: 10558158
    Abstract: An inkjet recording apparatus includes an image forming section, a heater, a calculation section, storage, and a determination section. The image forming section ejects ink onto a sheet in which first to M-th regions are defined (M is an integer of at least 2). The heater includes first to M-th heat sources and heats an n-th region of the sheet using an n-th heat source (n is an integer of at least 1 and no greater than M). The calculation section calculates an ink ejection rate of ink to be ejected onto the n-th region. The storage stores therein heating information indicating whether it is necessary to heat the n-th region. The determination section determines whether or not to cause the n-th heat source to generate heat.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 26, 2018
    Date of Patent: February 11, 2020
    Assignee: KYOCERA Document Solutions Inc.
    Inventors: Takeshi Watanabe, Hiroyuki Ueda, Hiroatsu Tamai, Takatoshi Nishimura, Noriaki Ozawa, Toyotsune Inoue, Susumu Hiroshima
  • Patent number: 10544857
    Abstract: The present application discloses a sensor provided with a detection portion that detects a foreign substance of a predetermined size or larger generated in a lubricant in a gear device and an output portion that, upon the detection portion detecting the foreign substance, outputs information indicating that the foreign substance has been detected.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 11, 2017
    Date of Patent: January 28, 2020
    Assignee: NABTESCO CORPORATION
    Inventor: Takeshi Nishimura
  • Patent number: 10517485
    Abstract: An acoustic wave receiving apparatus is used, which includes: a holding member; a reception transducer array; a liquid vessel to which the reception transducer array is fixed and configured to store an acoustic matching liquid; a liquid supplying unit; a controlling unit configured to control a supplying rate of the acoustic matching liquid; and a scanning unit, wherein the controlling unit is configured to reduce the supply of the acoustic matching liquid into the liquid vessel when the reception transducer array detects an acoustic wave.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 30, 2017
    Date of Patent: December 31, 2019
    Assignee: CANON KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Takeshi Yamamoto, Mitsuo Nishimura
  • Patent number: 10513128
    Abstract: A decurling device includes a belt, a roller, and a heat source. The heat source heats either or both of the belt and the roller. The belt has a first holding surface extending in a rotational direction of the belt. The roller has a second holding surface extending in a rotational direction of the roller. The decurling device has either or both of a plurality of belt through holes penetrating the first holding surface and a plurality of through holes penetrating the second holding surface.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 27, 2018
    Date of Patent: December 24, 2019
    Assignee: KYOCERA Document Solutions Inc.
    Inventors: Hiroatsu Tamai, Takeshi Watanabe, Hiroyuki Ueda, Noriaki Ozawa, Toyotsune Inoue, Susumu Hiroshima, Takatoshi Nishimura
  • Patent number: 10514037
    Abstract: There is provided a liquid feeding type screw compressor that can reduce size and weight and improve vibration insulation and sound insulation. A liquid feeding type screw compressor includes as components: a compressor main body; a motor driving the compressor main body; and a gas-liquid separator separating a liquid from a compressed air discharged from the compressor main body. The motor is arranged above the compressor main body. The gas-liquid separator is arranged below the compressor main body. A compressor main body casing constituting an inner cylindrical space forming a compression operation chamber together with the screw rotor and constituting the contour of the compressor main body and a casing constituting the contour of another component consist of an integrally molded single member.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 28, 2016
    Date of Patent: December 24, 2019
    Assignee: HITACHI INDUSTRIAL EQUIPMENT SYSTEMS CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Kosuke Sadakata, Hitoshi Nishimura, Toshikazu Harashima, Kentaro Yamamoto, Takeshi Tsuchiya, Kotaro Chiba