Patents by Inventor Tomoko Kitamura

Tomoko 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: 10366814
    Abstract: The present invention provides a permanent magnet with a composition ratio of RXT(100-X-Y)CY having a main phase with Nd5Fe17 type crystal structure, wherein: R is one or more rare earth elements including Sm as a necessary element, and the rare earth elements are Sm, Y, La, Pr, Ce, Nd, Eu, Gd, Tb, Dy, Ho, Er, Tm, Yb and Lu; and T is one or more transition metal elements including Fe or a combination of Fe and Co as necessary elements; and 15<X<40, 5<Y<15, 1.5<(100-X-Y)/X<4.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 18, 2016
    Date of Patent: July 30, 2019
    Assignee: TDK CORPORATION
    Inventors: Masashi Ito, Tomoko Kitamura, Masaki Tomita
  • Patent number: 10362686
    Abstract: First solder is lead-free solder that contains no lead (Pb). The first solder includes a first metal that contains at least Sn; and a second metal that contains at least a Ni—Fe alloy.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 23, 2015
    Date of Patent: July 23, 2019
    Assignee: TDK CORPORATION
    Inventors: Tsutomu Yasui, Hisayuki Abe, Kenichi Kawabata, Tomoko Kitamura
  • Publication number: 20160276075
    Abstract: The present invention provides a permanent magnet with a composition ratio of RXT(100-X-Y)CY having a main phase with Nd5Fe17 type crystal structure, wherein: R is one or more rare earth elements including Sm as a necessary element, and the rare earth elements are Sm, Y, La, Pr, Ce, Nd, Eu, Gd, Tb, Dy, Ho, Er, Tm, Yb and Lu; and T is one or more transition metal elements including Fe or a combination of Fe and Co as necessary elements; and 15<X<40, 5<Y<15, 1.5<(100-X-Y)/X<4.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 18, 2016
    Publication date: September 22, 2016
    Applicant: TDK CORPORATION
    Inventors: Masashi ITO, Tomoko KITAMURA, Masaki TOMITA
  • Patent number: 9258905
    Abstract: A first solder is lead-free solder that contains no lead (Pb). The first solder includes a first metal that contains at least Sn; and a second metal that contains at least a Ni—Fe alloy. An electronic component built-in module may include an electronic component and a substrate on which the electronic component is installed, where a terminal of the electronic component and a terminal of the substrate are joined together by using the lead-free solder.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 13, 2011
    Date of Patent: February 9, 2016
    Assignee: TDK CORPORATION
    Inventors: Tsutomu Yasui, Hisayuki Abe, Kenichi Kawabata, Tomoko Kitamura
  • Publication number: 20160008930
    Abstract: First solder is lead-free solder that contains no lead (Pb). The first solder includes a first metal that contains at least Sn; and a second metal that contains at least a Ni—Fe alloy.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 23, 2015
    Publication date: January 14, 2016
    Applicant: TDK Corporation
    Inventors: Tsutomu YASUI, Hisayuki ABE, Kenichi KAWABATA, Tomoko KITAMURA
  • Patent number: 9176524
    Abstract: According to one embodiment, an electronic apparatus includes a hinge, a member attached to the hinge, and a housing. The housing accommodates the member and includes a wall configured to support the member and a portion configured to support the member from a side opposite to the wall.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 15, 2011
    Date of Patent: November 3, 2015
    Assignee: KABUSHIKI KAISHA TOSHIBA
    Inventors: Tomoko Kitamura, Toshikazu Shiroishi, Seiji Hashimoto
  • Patent number: 8947602
    Abstract: According to one embodiment, television receiver includes: first component; second component; pressing member. The pressing member includes: two second fixing portions; pressing portion; first and second arms; first and second reinforcements. Pressing portion presses the first component. First and second arms extend between the pressing portion and the two second fixing portions, respectively. First reinforcement includes a first portion extended from one of the second fixing portions to a first middle point between the one of the second fixing portion and the pressing portion, and positioned away from one of the first fixing portions. Second reinforcement includes a second portion extended from other one of the second fixing portions to a second middle point between the other one of the second fixing portions and the pressing portion, and positioned away from other one of the fixing portions. Second fixing portions are positioned on one side of the first component.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 13, 2012
    Date of Patent: February 3, 2015
    Assignee: Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba
    Inventors: Tomoko Kitamura, Toshikazu Shiroishi, Tomohiro Hamada
  • Patent number: 8844597
    Abstract: A first base is interfolded along a folding line 1c extending in a flow direction thereof, one portion 1a of two portions divided by the folding line of the first base overlaps with a second base so as to be sealed thereto, a laminated structure formed by the first to third bases is punched into a predetermined shape so as to include the folding line portion, and a handle portion is formed by sealed portions of the first and second bases.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 25, 2009
    Date of Patent: September 30, 2014
    Assignee: Fujimori Kogyo Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Tomoko Kitamura, Yasuharu Takada, Tomoyuki Sasaki
  • Patent number: 8717769
    Abstract: According to one embodiment, an electronic apparatus includes a housing including a transparent portion, a printed circuit board contained in the housing, a light source provided on the printed circuit board, a first member, a second member, and a reinforcing plate. The first member includes a first opening portion configured to allow light emitted from the light source to the transparent portion to pass therethrough, and a duct-shaped first main body defining the periphery of the first opening portion. The second member includes a second opening portion configured to allow light emitted from the light source to the transparent portion to pass therethrough, and a duct-shaped second main body defining the periphery of the second opening portion, and brought into contact with the first member so that the first opening portion communicates with the second opening portion.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 26, 2011
    Date of Patent: May 6, 2014
    Assignee: Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba
    Inventors: Issei Takahashi, Tomohiro Hamada, Tomoko Kitamura
  • Patent number: 8634032
    Abstract: According to one embodiment, a television apparatus includes a housing, a vibration module attached to the housing, a supporting portion which is secured to the housing and supports the vibration module for vibration, and an oscillation unit which causes the vibration module to vibrate. In addition, the television apparatus includes a plurality of first projections protruding from one of the vibration module and the housing toward the other, a sheet spanning between respective distal end portions of the first projections, and a plurality of second projections provided on the other of the vibration module and the housing and abutting the sheet at positions between the first projections.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 19, 2012
    Date of Patent: January 21, 2014
    Assignee: Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba
    Inventors: Tomoko Kitamura, Satoshi Yokote, Masataka Tokoro, Kohei Wada, Ryosuke Kasaya, Tetsuo Okazaki
  • Publication number: 20130286296
    Abstract: According to one embodiment, A television receiver includes: a display device comprising a screen; a first housing configured to house at least a part of the display device in a state exposing the screen, the first housing comprising an accommodating part and a first connector facing the accommodating part; a second housing configured to be detachably accommodated in the accommodating part, the second housing comprising a second connector configured to be electrically connected to the first connector; a cover configured to cover the accommodating part and to be removably placed on the first housing; and a first buffer between the second housing and the cover, the first buffer being configured to extend in a longitudinal direction of the accommodating part.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 21, 2012
    Publication date: October 31, 2013
    Applicant: Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba
    Inventors: Tomoko KITAMURA, Tetsuhiko FUKAZAWA
  • Patent number: 8506024
    Abstract: According to one embodiment, an electronic apparatus includes a first housing, a second housing, a mounting portion, and a hinge. The mounting portion is provided in the first housing. The mounting portion includes a mounting surface, a first pin protruding from the mounting surface, and a receiver including an insertion groove. The hinge is attached to the second housing and includes a fixing portion. The fixing portion includes a main portion mounted on the mounting surface, an elongated hole provided in the main portion and configured to engage with the first pin, and an inserting portion configured to be inserted into the insertion groove and supported by the receiver from a side opposite to the mounting surface.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 26, 2012
    Date of Patent: August 13, 2013
    Assignee: Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba
    Inventors: Tomohiro Hamada, Toshikazu Shiroshi, Tomoko Kitamura, Toshio Konno, Kohei Wada, Ryosuke Saito
  • Publication number: 20130194513
    Abstract: According to one embodiment, television receiver includes: first component; second component; pressing member. The pressing member includes: two second fixing portions; pressing portion; first and second arms; first and second reinforcements. Pressing portion presses the first component. First and second arms extend between the pressing portion and the two second fixing portions, respectively. First reinforcement includes a first portion extended from one of the second fixing portions to a first middle point between the one of the second fixing portion and the pressing portion, and positioned away from one of the first fixing portions. Second reinforcement includes a second portion extended from other one of the second fixing portions to a second middle point between the other one of the second fixing portions and the pressing portion, and positioned away from other one of the fixing portions. Second fixing portions are positioned on one side of the first component.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 13, 2012
    Publication date: August 1, 2013
    Applicant: KABUSHIKI KAISHA TOSHIBA
    Inventors: Tomoko KITAMURA, Toshikazu SHIROISHI, Tomohiro HAMADA
  • Patent number: 8425079
    Abstract: According to one embodiment, a lighting unit incorporated in the housing of a note PC includes a lens unit provided with a plurality of light guiding lenses formed of a transparent resin, and a plurality of couplers coupling the light guiding lenses. A plurality of light shielding plates project from the inner surface of the housing between the light guiding lenses. Each light shielding plate has an upper edge at a level higher than the light input surfaces of the light guiding lenses.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 10, 2010
    Date of Patent: April 23, 2013
    Assignee: Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba
    Inventors: Toshikazu Shiroishi, Tomohiro Hamada, Tomoko Kitamura, Toshio Konno, Kohei Wada, Ryosuke Saito
  • Patent number: 8373994
    Abstract: According to one embodiment, an electronic apparatus includes a housing, a circuit board in the housing, a module, a holder, and a buffer. The housing includes a wall. The circuit board includes a first connector. The module includes a second connector configured to engage with the first connector. The holder holds the module. The buffer is configured to be interposed between the wall and the holder such that a gap remains between the first connector and the second connector in a range in which the first connector is electrically connected to the second connector.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 20, 2010
    Date of Patent: February 12, 2013
    Assignee: Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba
    Inventors: Tomoko Kitamura, Tomohiro Hamada, Tsutomu Iwaki, Toshio Konno, Kohei Wada
  • Patent number: 8339523
    Abstract: According to one embodiment, a television apparatus includes a housing, a vibration module attached to the housing, a supporting portion which is secured to the housing and supports the vibration module for vibration, and an oscillation unit which causes the vibration module to vibrate. In addition, the television apparatus includes a plurality of first projections protruding from one of the vibration module and the housing toward the other, a sheet spanning between respective distal end portions of the first projections, and a plurality of second projections provided on the other of the vibration module and the housing and abutting the sheet at positions between the first projections.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 24, 2010
    Date of Patent: December 25, 2012
    Assignee: Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba
    Inventors: Tomoko Kitamura, Satoshi Yokote, Masataka Tokoro, Kohei Wada, Ryosuke Kasaya, Tetsuo Okazaki
  • Publication number: 20120206884
    Abstract: According to one embodiment, an electronic apparatus includes a hinge, a member attached to the hinge, and a housing. The housing accommodates the member and includes a wall configured to support the member and a portion configured to support the member from a side opposite to the wall.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 15, 2011
    Publication date: August 16, 2012
    Applicant: KABUSHIKI KAISHA TOSHIBA
    Inventors: Tomoko Kitamura, Toshikazu Shiroishi, Seiji Hashimoto
  • Patent number: 8238119
    Abstract: According to one embodiment, a USB port for connecting a note PC to an external device includes a rib structure that faces an opening formed in a side wall of the housing of the note PC and receives a gasket. The rib structure includes a frame member surrounding the gasket, and a plurality of ribs. The frame member has a cutout formed in a portion thereof remote from the side wall. When the gasket is pressed and elastically deformed by the receptacle of a connector, the deformed portion of the gasket escapes through the cutout.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 9, 2010
    Date of Patent: August 7, 2012
    Assignee: Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba
    Inventors: Toshikazu Shiroishi, Tomohiro Hamada, Tomoko Kitamura, Toshio Konno, Kohei Wada, Ryosuke Saito
  • Publication number: 20120134109
    Abstract: According to one embodiment, an electronic apparatus includes a housing including a transparent portion, a printed circuit board contained in the housing, a light source provided on the printed circuit board, a first member, a second member, and a reinforcing plate. The first member includes a first opening portion configured to allow light emitted from the light source to the transparent portion to pass therethrough, and a duct-shaped first main body defining the periphery of the first opening portion. The second member includes a second opening portion configured to allow light emitted from the light source to the transparent portion to pass therethrough, and a duct-shaped second main body defining the periphery of the second opening portion, and brought into contact with the first member so that the first opening portion communicates with the second opening portion.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 26, 2011
    Publication date: May 31, 2012
    Applicant: KABUSHIKI KAISHA TOSHIBA
    Inventors: Issei Takahashi, Tomohiro Hamada, Tomoko Kitamura
  • Patent number: 8174846
    Abstract: According to one embodiment, an electronic device includes a casing including a cover, an input portion provided on the cover and configured to receive an external input, a circuit board contained in the casing and including a switch configured to be operated by the input portion, a support member configured to permit the circuit board to be supported by the cover, and an engagement portion integral with the support member and configured to hold the circuit board in cooperation with the support member.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 9, 2010
    Date of Patent: May 8, 2012
    Assignee: Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba
    Inventors: Tomohiro Hamada, Toshikazu Shiroishi, Tomoko Kitamura, Toshio Konno, Kohei Wada, Ryosuke Saito