Patents by Inventor Tsutomu Sasaki

Tsutomu Sasaki 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: 10777596
    Abstract: An imaging apparatus includes a substrate including a photoelectric conversion portion; and a silicon nitride layer arranged to cover at least a portion of the photoelectric conversion portion. The silicon nitride layer contains chlorine. An N/Si composition ratio in the silicon nitride layer is not less than 1.00 and is less than 1.33.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 21, 2018
    Date of Patent: September 15, 2020
    Assignee: CANON KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Katsunori Hirota, Keiichi Sasaki, Tsutomu Tange, Yoshiei Tanaka, Akira Ohtani
  • Patent number: 10732547
    Abstract: An image forming apparatus includes: an opening and closing unit that is openable and closable with respect to an apparatus main body; a transfer unit that is provided in the apparatus main body and transfers an image from an image holding unit to a recording medium at a transfer position; an attaching unit that attaches the transfer unit to the opening and closing unit so as to be movable between the transfer position and a temporary holding position when the opening and closing unit is opened and closed; and a rotating unit that is provided in the apparatus main body, has a cutout portion that rotates while being in contact with the attaching unit when the opening and closing unit is closed, and moves the transfer unit toward the transfer position.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 6, 2019
    Date of Patent: August 4, 2020
    Assignee: FUJI XEROX CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Koji Deguchi, Tsutomu Komiyama, Hibiki Sasaki
  • Publication number: 20200239251
    Abstract: Provided is a transport device including a feeding unit on which a roll-type medium is set and which feeds the medium by rotating the medium, and an endless transport belt that transports the medium in a transport direction by supporting the medium fed out from the feeding unit and rotating. When seen from a support direction in which the transport belt supports the medium, the feeding unit is configured to change the posture thereof so as to incline a rotating shaft of the medium with respect to a width direction that is a direction intersecting the transport direction.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 24, 2020
    Publication date: July 30, 2020
    Inventors: Manabu SUZUKI, Tsutomu SASAKI
  • Publication number: 20200232905
    Abstract: A corrosion resistance tester for a coated metal material including a surface treatment film on a metal substrate includes: a container placed on the surface treatment film, and having a bottom surface in contact with the surface treatment film, the container including a plurality of water-containing electrolyte material holders that open through the bottom surface; the water-containing electrolyte material contained in each of the water-containing electrolyte material holders of the container, and being in contact with an associated one of a plurality of separate measurement target portions of the surface treatment film; a plurality of electrodes being each in contact with the water-containing electrolyte material contained in an associated one of the water-containing electrolyte material holders; an external circuit connecting the electrodes together; and a conduction means configured to conduct electricity to the metal substrate through the electrodes and the external circuit.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 30, 2019
    Publication date: July 23, 2020
    Applicant: MAZDA MOTOR CORPORATION
    Inventors: Teruaki ASADA, Katsunobu SASAKI, Tsutomu SHIGENAGA
  • Publication number: 20200227236
    Abstract: An inductively-coupled plasma processing apparatus for performing an inductively-coupled plasma processing on a rectangular substrate, includes: a processing container; a mounting table for mounting the substrate thereon; a rectangular metal window provided to be electrically insulated from the processing container while facing the mounting table; and an antenna unit for generating an inductively-coupled plasma inside the processing container. The metal window is divided into divided regions electrically insulated from each other by a first division extending in a radial direction toward each corner portion of the metal window. The antenna unit includes a first high-frequency antenna in which antenna segments having planar portions facing an upper surface of the metal window are arranged. Each antenna segment is configured by spirally winding an antenna wire in a vertical direction orthogonal to the upper surface of the rectangular metal window so that a winding axis is parallel to the upper surface.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 8, 2020
    Publication date: July 16, 2020
    Inventors: Hitoshi SAITO, Kazuo SASAKI, Tsutomu SATOYOSHI, Toshihiro TOJO
  • Publication number: 20200219652
    Abstract: A method for producing a ceramic substrate that includes a substrate body having ceramic layers and columnar projecting electrodes on a first primary surface of the substrate body. The method includes a step of preparing electrode formation sheets for forming the projecting electrodes, a step of perforating the electrode formation sheets with through holes and filling the through holes with a first electrically conductive paste containing a first electrically conductive powder, a step of building a composite multilayer body by stacking ceramic green sheets and the electrode formation sheets on a first primary surface of the stack of ceramic green sheets. The first electrically conductive powder contains electrically conductive metal(s) and anti-sintering ceramic(s) that controls the sintering of particles of the electrically conductive metal(s), with at least part of the surface of the particles of the electrically conductive metal(s) covered with the anti-sintering ceramic(s).
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 17, 2020
    Publication date: July 9, 2020
    Inventors: Kumiko ISHIKAWA, Seiji FUJITA, Tsutomu SASAKI
  • Patent number: 10640703
    Abstract: An object of the present invention is to provide a semiconductor nanoparticle having high emission efficiency and excellent durability; a method of producing the same; and a dispersion liquid and a film obtained by using a semiconductor nanoparticle. The semiconductor nanoparticle of the present invention is a semiconductor nanoparticle in which oxygen, zinc, and sulfur are detected by X-ray photoelectron spectroscopy analysis and a peak (ICH3) which is derived from a hydrocarbon group and present in a range of 2800 cm?1 to 3000 cm?1 and a peak (ICOO) which is derived from COO? and present in a range of 1400 cm?1 to 1600 cm?1 are detected by Fourier transform infrared spectroscopy analysis.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 27, 2018
    Date of Patent: May 5, 2020
    Assignee: FUJIFILM Corporation
    Inventor: Tsutomu Sasaki
  • Patent number: 10634431
    Abstract: To provide a structure of a heat exchanger core that enables the outer periphery of an stacked body 8 including an assembly of flat tubes to be held in a previously fastened state and is excellent in mass-productivity, external frame portions of a pair of frame bodies are fitted onto both ends of a bulging portion of the stacked body of the flat tubes, and, in the state where the stacked body is restrained, a casing is additionally fitted onto the outer periphery of the stacked body.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 21, 2016
    Date of Patent: April 28, 2020
    Assignee: T.RAD Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Kensuke Shiozawa, Yoshihiko Sasaki, Tsutomu Wada, Atsushi Okubo, Yasushi Yoshino
  • Publication number: 20200063286
    Abstract: A crystal growth apparatus includes: a chamber including a gas inlet, a gas outlet, a welded portion, and a water-cooling portion configured to water-cool a portion at least including the welded portion; an exhaust pump connected to the gas outlet; a dew point instrument disposed between the gas outlet and the exhaust pump, the dew point instrument being configured to measure a dew point of gas passing through the gas outlet.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 29, 2019
    Publication date: February 27, 2020
    Applicant: Sumitomo Electric Industries, Ltd.
    Inventors: Shin HARADA, Tsutomu HORI, Sho SASAKI, Tetsuya KISHIDA
  • Publication number: 20200052068
    Abstract: An object of the present invention is to provide a semiconductor nanoparticle exhibiting excellent air durability, a semiconductor nanoparticle-containing dispersion liquid containing the semiconductor nanoparticle, and a film containing the semiconductor nanoparticle. In the semiconductor nanoparticle of the present invention, zinc, sulfur, and indium are detected by energy dispersive X-ray analysis, and a molar ratio Zn/In of zinc to indium which is acquired by the energy dispersive X-ray analysis satisfies Expression (1a).
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 22, 2019
    Publication date: February 13, 2020
    Applicant: FUJIFILM Corporation
    Inventor: Tsutomu SASAKI
  • Patent number: 10556443
    Abstract: A printing apparatus includes a recording section including a plurality of ink heads configured to discharge, ink, a first reaction solution head, and a second reaction solution head configured to discharge the reaction solution, a driving section configured to drive the recording section, and a controller configured to execute causing the driving section to move the recording section in a first direction, causing the plurality of ink heads to discharge the ink, and causing the first reaction solution head and the second reaction solution head to discharge the reaction solution. The plurality of ink heads are arranged in the first direction. The first reaction solution head is located downstream in the first direction of an ink head located most downstream in the first direction. The second reaction solution head is located between two ink heads located adjacent to each other in the first direction.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 22, 2017
    Date of Patent: February 11, 2020
    Assignee: Seiko Epson Corporation
    Inventors: Satoru Katagami, Kazuyoshi Tanase, Tsutomu Sasaki, Yuichi Washio
  • Patent number: 10519369
    Abstract: An object of the present invention is to provide a core shell particle having high luminous efficacy and a narrow emission half-width; a method of producing the same; and a film formed of the core shell particle. The core shell particle of the present invention includes: a core which contains a Group III element and a Group V element; a first shell which covers at least a part of a surface of the core; a second shell which covers at least a part of the first shell; and a coordination molecule in at least a part of an outermost surface, in which at least silicon is detected by X-ray photoelectron spectroscopy analysis, and a molar ratio of the silicon to the Group III element contained in the core, which is acquired by X-ray photoelectron spectroscopy analysis, is 3.1 or less.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 13, 2019
    Date of Patent: December 31, 2019
    Assignee: FUJIFILM Corporation
    Inventors: Masashi Ono, Tsutomu Sasaki
  • Patent number: 10513799
    Abstract: A method for manufacturing a silicon carbide single crystal includes: packing a silicon carbide source material into a crucible, the silicon carbide source material having a flowability index of not less than 70 and not more than 100; and sublimating the silicon carbide source material by heating the silicon carbide source material.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 17, 2018
    Date of Patent: December 24, 2019
    Assignee: Sumitomo Electric Industries, Ltd.
    Inventors: Sho Sasaki, Shin Harada, Tsutomu Hori
  • Patent number: 10494735
    Abstract: A crystal growth apparatus includes: a chamber including a gas inlet, a gas outlet, a welded portion, and a water-cooling portion configured to water-cool a portion at least including the welded portion; an exhaust pump connected to the gas outlet; a dew point instrument disposed between the gas outlet and the exhaust pump, the dew point instrument being configured to measure a dew point of gas passing through the gas outlet.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 17, 2015
    Date of Patent: December 3, 2019
    Assignee: Sumitomo Electric Industries, Ltd.
    Inventors: Shin Harada, Tsutomu Hori, Sho Sasaki, Tetsuya Kishida
  • Publication number: 20190341273
    Abstract: A circulating EFEM includes an introduction port for introducing a gas, a housing for circulating the introduced gas, and a discharge port for discharging the gas from the housing into a discharge pipe. The discharge port includes a box and a damper. The box is disposed to surround a discharge opening formed on the housing and connected to the discharge pipe. The damper is disposed inside the box to close and open the discharge port and adjusts a discharge amount of the gas via the discharge opening by at least partially moving in response to a differential pressure between the housing and the box.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 26, 2019
    Publication date: November 7, 2019
    Applicant: TDK CORPORATION
    Inventors: Hiroshi IGARASHI, Tsutomu OKABE, Mutsuo SASAKI
  • Patent number: 10465111
    Abstract: An object of the present invention is to provide a core shell particle having high luminous efficacy and a narrow emission half-width; a method of producing the same; and a film formed of the core shell particle. The core shell particle of the present invention includes: a core which contains a Group III element and a Group V element; a first shell which covers at least a part of a surface of the core; a second shell which covers at least a part of the first shell; and a coordination molecule in at least a part of an outermost surface, in which at least oxygen is detected by X-ray photoelectron spectroscopy analysis, and a molar ratio of the oxygen to the Group III element contained in the core, which is acquired by X-ray photoelectron spectroscopy analysis, is 6.1 or less.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 13, 2019
    Date of Patent: November 5, 2019
    Assignee: FUJIFILM Corporation
    Inventors: Masashi Ono, Tsutomu Sasaki
  • Patent number: 10427324
    Abstract: A silicon carbide ingot includes an end surface and an end surface opposite to the end surface. In the silicon carbide ingot, the end surface and the end surface face each other in a growth direction, and a gradient of a nitrogen concentration in the growth direction is not less than 1×1016 cm?4 and not more than 1×1018 cm?4.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 14, 2014
    Date of Patent: October 1, 2019
    Assignee: SUMITOMO ELECTRIC INDUSTRIES, LTD.
    Inventors: Tsutomu Hori, Makoto Sasaki, Tsubasa Honke, Tomohiro Kawase
  • Publication number: 20190291990
    Abstract: There is provided a medium conveying device which includes a conveyance belt passed around a first roller and a second roller and configured to support and convey a medium on a supporting surface, and in which a controlling unit is able to execute first control to determine whether a first skewing direction and a second skewing direction are the same, the first skewing direction indicating whether, when the first roller and the second roller are caused to rotate in the first rotational direction, the conveyance belt moves toward one side or the other side in a width direction intersecting a moving direction of the conveyance belt, and the second skewing direction indicating whether, when the first roller and the second roller are caused to rotate in the second rotational direction, the conveyance belt moves toward the one side or the other side in the width direction.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 19, 2019
    Publication date: September 26, 2019
    Inventors: Tsutomu SASAKI, Takahiro YAMASHITA
  • Publication number: 20190283468
    Abstract: Provided is a printing apparatus that includes a printing unit, a conveyance belt that is stretched over a first roller and a second roller such that a tension is applied to the conveyance belt, and a control unit configured to perform on the conveyance belt a forward rotation operation configured to convey a medium in a conveyance direction and a reverse rotation operation configured to convey the medium in a reverse conveyance direction. When the reverse rotation operation has been performed during a print pause period and the tension at the end of the print pause period has changed from the tension when printing of a first image is complete due to the reverse rotation operation performed during the print pause period, the control unit corrects a rotation amount of the conveyance belt in a first rotation direction during printing of a second image.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 15, 2019
    Publication date: September 19, 2019
    Inventors: Takahiro YAMASHITA, Tsutomu SASAKI
  • Patent number: 10414303
    Abstract: A seat (1) comprises: a seat member (3(2)) that includes a cushioning material (4); and a fastening member (5) that allows a trim cover (7) to be detachably attached to a predetermined position on the seat member (3). The fastening member (5) is constituted by a slide fastener that includes: a fastener part (51) constituted by one fastener half (511) and another fastener half (512); and a slider part. At least part of a base part (6) provided in the one fastener half (511) is embedded in the cushioning material (4), and part of the other fastener half (512) is fixed to the trim cover (7).
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 12, 2016
    Date of Patent: September 17, 2019
    Assignees: Tachi-S Co., Ltd., Honda Motor Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Tsutomu Fujikake, Tomoyo Futakawame, Tomoyuki Uemura, Taku Nagasawa, Shinobu Sasaki