Patents by Inventor Toshiaki Yamashita

Toshiaki Yamashita 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: 20200066951
    Abstract: A light-emitting device includes: a semiconductor laser element; a surrounding member surrounding the semiconductor laser element; a fluorescent member containing a fluorescent material that is excitable by light emitted from the semiconductor laser element so as to emit light having a wavelength different from a wavelength of the light emitted from the semiconductor laser element; a supporting member located above the surrounding member, wherein the supporting member comprises a through-hole that allows light emitted from the semiconductor laser element to pass therethrough, and wherein the fluorescent member is located in the through-hole; a light-transmissive heat dissipating member, wherein a lower surface of the heat dissipating member is bonded to the surrounding member, and an upper surface of the heat dissipating member is bonded to the supporting member; and a reflective film disposed on the heat dissipating member.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 29, 2019
    Publication date: February 27, 2020
    Applicant: NICHIA CORPORATION
    Inventor: Toshiaki YAMASHITA
  • Patent number: 10561914
    Abstract: A softball or baseball bat with modified restitution characteristic is provided. The bat can comprise a substantially rigid core coupled with a single or multi-piece sleeve. The core can comprise a tip end, a barrel portion, a handle taper, and a handle. A sleeve assembly can be disposed over the barrel portion, and the sleeve assembly can comprise one or more materials capable of impact absorption. The sleeve assembly can include a ring portion positioned about a circumference of the barrel portion, an outer sleeve, and an inner sleeve disposed between the outer sleeve and the barrel portion.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 22, 2017
    Date of Patent: February 18, 2020
    Assignee: MIZUNO CORPORATION
    Inventors: Michiharu Tsukamoto, Yohei Yamashita, Toshiaki Kida, Kazuhiko Shindome, Kohei Kikuchi
  • Publication number: 20200041836
    Abstract: A light emitting module includes: a plurality of light emitting elements each having a primary light emitting surface; a plurality of wavelength conversion members arranged respectively on the primary light emitting surfaces of the plurality of light emitting elements; a resin member arranged between the plurality of wavelength conversion members and covering lateral surfaces of the plurality of wavelength conversion members; and a lightguide plate having a first primary surface and a second primary surface, and arranged on the resin member and the plurality of wavelength conversion members so that the second primary surface faces the resin member and the plurality of wavelength conversion members, wherein the lightguide plate includes a plurality of recessed portions on the second primary surface that are located over the plurality of wavelength conversion members.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 1, 2019
    Publication date: February 6, 2020
    Applicant: NICHIA CORPORATION
    Inventors: Mamoru IMADA, Toshiaki MORIWAKI, Yusaku ACHI, Ryohei YAMASHITA
  • Publication number: 20200044121
    Abstract: A light emitting module includes: a plurality of light emitting elements each having a primary light emitting surface and a lateral surface; a plurality of wavelength conversion members arranged respectively on the primary light emitting surfaces of the plurality of light emitting elements; and a lightguide plate having a first primary surface and a second primary surface and arranged continuously on the plurality of wavelength conversion members so that the second primary surface faces the plurality of wavelength conversion members, wherein the lightguide plate includes a plurality of recessed portions located on the second primary surface, and a lateral surface of at least one of the plurality of wavelength conversion members is partially in contact with an inner lateral surface of at least one of the plurality of recessed portions.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 1, 2019
    Publication date: February 6, 2020
    Applicant: NICHIA CORPORATION
    Inventors: Mamoru IMADA, Toshiaki MORIWAKI, Yusaku ACHI, Ryohei YAMASHITA
  • Patent number: 10544931
    Abstract: A wavelength conversion member includes a light-reflecting member and a phosphor-containing layer. The light-reflecting member is configured to reflect laser light. The phosphor-containing layer includes a base component provided on the light-reflecting member and one or more projecting portions protruding from the base component toward a direction away from the light-reflecting member. Each of the one or more projecting portions is configured to be irradiated with laser light. Each of the one or more projecting portions is smaller than the base component and larger than a spot of the laser light to be irradiated.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 3, 2018
    Date of Patent: January 28, 2020
    Assignee: NICHIA CORPORATION
    Inventor: Toshiaki Yamashita
  • Patent number: 10532708
    Abstract: A circuit body routing structure includes a circuit body routed, with respect to a vehicle body having a rocker on which a center pillar is erected, along the rocker. The circuit body is formed of a long flat conductor having a conductor portion of a flat cross-sectional shape. The circuit body includes a linear portion disposed overlapping an upper surface of the rocker, and a detour portion disposed overlapping a side surface of the rocker on a vehicle interior side or a side surface of the center pillar on the vehicle interior side at a junction between the rocker and the center pillar.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 7, 2018
    Date of Patent: January 14, 2020
    Assignees: YAZAKI CORPORATION, TOYOTA JIDOSHA KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Toshiaki Yamashita, Noriaki Sasaki, Shinji Oshita, Hiroki Kawakami
  • Patent number: 10527235
    Abstract: A light emitting device includes a support member, a semiconductor laser element, a light reflecting member, and a wavelength conversion member. The support member has a base and a cap that includes a light extraction window from which light is extracted upward. The semiconductor laser element is disposed within a space defined by the base and the cap. The light reflecting member is disposed in the space at a position where light from the semiconductor laser element is reflected toward the light extraction window. The wavelength conversion member is disposed between the semiconductor laser element and the light reflecting member, and includes a support surface that supports the light reflecting member, and a light incidence surface on which the light emitted by the semiconductor laser element is incident. Part of the wavelength conversion member is fitted into the light extraction window.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 21, 2017
    Date of Patent: January 7, 2020
    Assignee: NICHIA CORPORATION
    Inventor: Toshiaki Yamashita
  • Publication number: 20190372321
    Abstract: A vehicle circuit body includes a flat routing member that forms a main line of the vehicle circuit body, and an electrical wire bundle that includes a plurality of electrical wires in a prescribed routing shape, in which a part of the electrical wire bundle which forms the main line is routed on the flat routing member.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 30, 2019
    Publication date: December 5, 2019
    Applicant: Yazaki Corporation
    Inventors: Masahiro Takamatsu, Hideo Takahashi, Toshiaki Yamashita, Satoru Goto
  • Patent number: 10497844
    Abstract: A light-emitting device includes: a semiconductor laser element; a supporting member located above the semiconductor laser element, the supporting member having a through-hole that allows light emitted from the semiconductor laser element to pass therethrough; a fluorescent member located in the through-hole, the fluorescent member containing a fluorescent material that is excitable by light emitted from the semiconductor laser element so as to emit light having a wavelength different from a wavelength of the light emitted from the semiconductor laser element; and a light-transmissive heat dissipating member including: a base portion, and a projecting portion projecting from the base portion into the through-hole. An upper surface of the projecting portion of the heat dissipating member is bonded to a lower surface of the fluorescent member. An upper surface of the base portion of the heat dissipating member is bonded to a lower surface of the supporting member.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 21, 2018
    Date of Patent: December 3, 2019
    Assignee: NICHIA CORPORATION
    Inventor: Toshiaki Yamashita
  • Patent number: 10483687
    Abstract: A tolerance absorbing structure of a first power supply distribution box includes a connection terminal to which one end part of a flat distribution member is connected and fixed; a storage case including a connection opening member into which the connection terminal is inserted and fixed to a vehicle body; an elastic support member configured to support the connection terminal freely movably in a three-dimensional direction with respect to the connection opening member; and a flexible conductor configured to connect a substrate connection part of a circuit conductor stored in the storage case and the connection terminal with an extra length.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 7, 2018
    Date of Patent: November 19, 2019
    Assignees: YAZAKI CORPORATION, TOYOTA JIDOSHA KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Toshiaki Yamashita, Noriaki Sasaki, Shinji Oshita, Hiroki Kawakami
  • Patent number: 10468852
    Abstract: A method of manufacturing a light emitting device includes: disposing a first glass that does not contain a fluorescent material on a light-reflecting member; disposing a fluorescent material containing member on the light-reflecting member via the first glass; fusing the first glass to the fluorescent material containing member at a first temperature to fix the fluorescent material containing member to the light-reflecting member; placing a second glass containing a second fluorescent material on a light emitting surface side of the fluorescent material containing member; fusing the second glass to at least one of the light-reflecting member and the first glass at a second temperature that is lower than the first temperature; and disposing a light emitting element such that light emitted from the light emitting element is irradiated on a light incident surface of the fluorescent material containing member.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 8, 2018
    Date of Patent: November 5, 2019
    Assignee: NICHIA CORPORATION
    Inventor: Toshiaki Yamashita
  • Publication number: 20190300339
    Abstract: An output-torque estimation unit obtains a value of a current input to a motor, from a power converter, and calculates an estimated output torque value which is an estimated value of output torque of the motor, from the obtained value of the current. A load estimation unit estimates a load value of a hanging cargo based on the estimated output torque value which is calculated by the output-torque estimation unit, a speed reduction ratio of a speed reducer, an effective radius of a winch drum, and the winding number which is set by the number setting unit.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 5, 2017
    Publication date: October 3, 2019
    Applicants: KABUSHIKI KAISHA KOBE SEIKO SHO (Kobe Steel, Ltd.), KOBELCO CONSTRUCTION MACHINERY CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Hiroaki KAWAI, Takashi HIEKATA, Koji INOUE, Takashi TOKUYAMA, Hiroshi HASHIMOTO, Toshiaki SHIMODA, Shintaroh SASAI, Tetsuya OGAWA, Toshiro YAMASHITA
  • Publication number: 20190257437
    Abstract: A pressure regulating valve includes a casing, a holder, a fixed valve, a movable valve, a spring member, a diaphragm, and a filter. The filter is configured to filter fluid flowing from a flow inlet of the casing into a pressure chamber. The filter includes a filtering part for filtering fluid and a holding part including a frame part for holding an outer periphery of the filtering part. An alignment structure configured to align the holding part at a predetermined position is provided between the holding part of the filter and the holder, or between the holding part of the filter and the casing.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 14, 2017
    Publication date: August 22, 2019
    Applicant: AISAN KOGYO KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Shinya HIGASHI, Koji YOSHIDA, Toshiaki AKAMATSU, Yuji YAMASHITA, Satoshi NAKAMURA, Kensuke NIWA
  • Publication number: 20190212304
    Abstract: An inspection operator can perform a hammering inspection without operation to move an inspection device to a location to be inspected, and the hammering inspection can also be performed to the location to be inspected where a vehicle has difficulty in entering. An inspection system includes a flying device including a hammering inspection unit that performs an inspection and a flying unit that flies with the hammering inspection unit, a ground-side device that is fixedly installed at a position relative to a location to be inspected and detects a position of the flying device, and a flight instruction unit that controls the flying device in such a way that a forwarding direction of the flying device is a direction from the ground-side device to the location to be inspected based on the position of the flying device.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 17, 2017
    Publication date: July 11, 2019
    Applicant: NEC Corporation
    Inventors: Toshiaki YAMASHITA, Hideo ADACHI, Michitaro SHOZAWA
  • Publication number: 20190181584
    Abstract: A tolerance absorbing structure of a first power supply distribution box includes a connection terminal to which one end part of a flat distribution member is connected and fixed; a storage case including a connection opening member into which the connection terminal is inserted and fixed to a vehicle body; an elastic support member configured to support the connection terminal freely movably in a three-dimensional direction with respect to the connection opening member; and a flexible conductor configured to connect a substrate connection part of a circuit conductor stored in the storage case and the connection terminal with an extra length.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 7, 2018
    Publication date: June 13, 2019
    Inventors: Toshiaki Yamashita, Noriaki Sasaki, Shinji Oshita, Hiroki Kawakami
  • Publication number: 20190176723
    Abstract: A circuit body routing structure includes a circuit body routed, with respect to a vehicle body having a rocker on which a center pillar is erected, along the rocker. The circuit body is formed of a long flat conductor having a conductor portion of a flat cross-sectional shape. The circuit body includes a linear portion disposed overlapping an upper surface of the rocker, and a detour portion disposed overlapping a side surface of the rocker on a vehicle interior side or a side surface of the center pillar on the vehicle interior side at a junction between the rocker and the center pillar.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 7, 2018
    Publication date: June 13, 2019
    Inventors: Toshiaki Yamashita, Noriaki Sasaki, Shinji Oshita, Hiroki Kawakami
  • Publication number: 20190176725
    Abstract: There is provided a routing structure of a circuit body in a rocker formed on a vehicle body. The circuit body routing structure has a recessed housing groove formed along an extending direction of the rocker on a side surface of the rocker at a vehicle interior side, a circuit body that is formed of a long flat conductor having a conductor portion of a flat cross-sectional shape and that is housed in the housing groove and routed on the rocker, and an interior material that is mounted on the rocker so as to cover an upper surface and the side surface of the rocker, and that holds the circuit body in the housing groove.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 5, 2018
    Publication date: June 13, 2019
    Inventors: Toshiaki Yamashita, Noriaki Sasaki, Shinji Oshita, Hiroki Kawakami
  • Publication number: 20190148609
    Abstract: A light-emitting device includes: a semiconductor laser element; a supporting member located above the semiconductor laser element, the supporting member having a through-hole that allows light emitted from the semiconductor laser element to pass therethrough; a fluorescent member located in the through-hole, the fluorescent member containing a fluorescent material that is excitable by light emitted from the semiconductor laser element so as to emit light having a wavelength different from a wavelength of the light emitted from the semiconductor laser element; and a light-transmissive heat dissipating member including: a base portion, and a projecting portion projecting from the base portion into the through-hole. An upper surface of the projecting portion of the heat dissipating member is bonded to a lower surface of the fluorescent member. An upper surface of the base portion of the heat dissipating member is bonded to a lower surface of the supporting member.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 21, 2018
    Publication date: May 16, 2019
    Applicant: NICHIA CORPORATION
    Inventor: Toshiaki YAMASHITA
  • Publication number: 20190101276
    Abstract: A wavelength conversion member includes a light-reflecting member and a phosphor-containing layer. The light-reflecting member is configured to reflect laser light. The phosphor-containing layer includes a base component provided on the light-reflecting member and one or more projecting portions protruding from the base component toward a direction away from the light-reflecting member. Each of the one or more projecting portions is configured to be irradiated with laser light. Each of the one or more projecting portions is smaller than the base component and larger than a spot of the laser light to be irradiated.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 3, 2018
    Publication date: April 4, 2019
    Inventor: Toshiaki YAMASHITA
  • Patent number: 10215204
    Abstract: A region extending over a predetermined distance from a first latch claw center portion, out of an end part on one side in the longitudinal direction of a first latch claw opening, toward one side in the longitudinal direction is bulged radially inward to form a first latch claw while both sides of the center portion do not form the first latch claw. A region extending over a predetermined distance from a second latch claw center portion, out of an end part on the other side in the longitudinal direction of a second latch claw opening, toward the other side in the longitudinal direction is bulged radially outward to form a second latch claw while both sides of the center portion do not form the second latch claw.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 5, 2014
    Date of Patent: February 26, 2019
    Assignee: Suncall Corporation
    Inventors: Hiroya Kobayakawa, Toshiaki Yamashita