Patents by Inventor Tsuyoshi Abe

Tsuyoshi Abe 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: 10960678
    Abstract: An inkjet printing apparatus includes a tank in which ink is contained; a print head for ejecting ink supplied from the tank to perform print operation; a supply flow path for supplying ink from the tank to the print head; a collection flow path for collecting ink from the print head to the tank; and a pump provided in the supply flow path or the collection flow path. The pump is driven, during print operation, at a first speed to circulate ink within a circulation path including the tank, the supply flow path, the print head, and the collection flow path, and the pump is driven, from a start of the ink circulation until a lapse of predetermined time period, at a second speed which is faster than the first speed.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 10, 2020
    Date of Patent: March 30, 2021
    Assignee: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
    Inventors: Junya Kosuge, Yumi Mukoyama, Toshiaki Tokisawa, Tsuyoshi Saeki, Takashi Abe
  • Publication number: 20210078801
    Abstract: A control unit that controls a transport apparatus executes selection control to select one accommodation portion as a selected accommodation portion, movement control to control the transport apparatus so as to move a transport support portion to a corresponding position, determination control to determine whether or not a detection target portion is detected by a detecting portion, transfer control to control the transport apparatus so as to transfer an article from the transport support portion to an accommodation support member, and update setting control to set the selected accommodation portion and related accommodation portions as prohibited accommodation portions if it is determined, in the determination control, that the detection target portion is not detected, and after the update setting control, the control unit again executes the selection control to newly select a selected accommodation portion, and executes the movement control so as to move the transport support portion to a corresponding pos
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 11, 2020
    Publication date: March 18, 2021
    Inventors: Takeshi Abe, Tsuyoshi Yoshizaki, Jun Tanaka, Katsumichi Sameshima
  • Patent number: 10948872
    Abstract: A process cartridge mountable in and dismountable from an image forming apparatus includes a frame, a storing portion provided on a mounting surface of the frame and configured to store information on the process cartridge, a projection projecting outwardly of the mounting surface in a direction normal to the mounting surface, and an electrical contact portion mounted on the projection and electrically connected to the storing portion.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 25, 2019
    Date of Patent: March 16, 2021
    Assignee: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
    Inventors: Tsuyoshi Ogawa, Tomonori Mori, Daisuke Abe, Noriyuki Komatsu, Hideshi Kawaguchi, Tadayuki Tsuda
  • Publication number: 20200407186
    Abstract: A paper sheet handling apparatus includes a handling section and a plurality of housing units. The handling section includes an upstream conveyance mechanism and a validation section. The upstream conveyance mechanism conveys paper sheets. The validation section validates paper sheets conveyed by the upstream conveyance mechanism. The housing units each include a downstream conveyance mechanism and a housing section. The downstream conveyance mechanism conveys paper sheets conveyed from the handling section. The housing section houses therein paper sheets conveyed by the downstream conveyance mechanism. Each of the housing units can be coupled to another one thereof via the downstream conveyance mechanisms, and a group of the downstream conveyance mechanisms, which are coupled together, is coupled to a group of the housing sections in a manner that allows the group of the downstream conveyance mechanisms to integrally pivot with respect to the group of the housing sections.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 11, 2020
    Publication date: December 31, 2020
    Applicant: FUJITSU FRONTECH LIMITED
    Inventors: Akira YAMADA, Tsuyoshi ABE, Tetsuya ODAKA, Tatsuya SHIMAMURA, Takashi WADA, Ryoka NIIKUNI
  • Patent number: 10879438
    Abstract: According to one embodiment, a light emitting module includes a first insulating film having optical transparency, a second insulating film arranged facing the first insulating film and having optical transparency, a conductor layer formed on the first insulating film, and a plurality of light emitting elements arranged between the first insulating film and the second insulating film and connected to the conductor layer in a first surface on one side. Each of the plurality of light emitting elements including a first electrode in which a height from a second surface opposite to the first surface is a first height and a second electrode in which a height from the second surface is a second height. The plurality of light emitting elements are arranged such that a distance between the first electrodes of adjacent light emitting elements is smaller than a distance between the second electrodes.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 22, 2019
    Date of Patent: December 29, 2020
    Assignee: Toshiba Hokuto Electronics Corporation
    Inventor: Tsuyoshi Abe
  • Patent number: 10879442
    Abstract: A light-emitting device according to embodiments of the invention includes a film having light transmissive property to visible light; a conductor layer formed on one surface of the film; and a light-emitting element having electrodes connected to the conductor layer via bumps protruding toward the film. The curvature of the film curved on the outer edge of a contact area of the conductor layer contacting the bumps is defined by a radius of a circle contacting the conductor layer at at least three points on the outer edge of the contact area, and the radius of this circle is 13 ?m or larger.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 21, 2019
    Date of Patent: December 29, 2020
    Assignee: Toshiba Hokuto Electronics Corporation
    Inventors: Naoki Takojima, Yojiro Yarimizu, Tsuyoshi Abe, Kouji Tanaka
  • Patent number: 10864749
    Abstract: According to one embodiment, a thermal print head includes a heat sink; a head substrate placed on the heat sink and having a plurality of heat generating elements arranged in a primary scanning direction; a circuit board placed on the heat sink so as to be adjacent to the head substrate in an auxiliary scanning direction and provided with a connection circuit; and a control element electrically connected to the heat generating element via a first bonding wire and electrically connected to the connection circuit via a second bonding wire, in which at least one of the first bonding wire and the second bonding wire includes any of a copper wire, a copper alloy wire, and a wire mainly made of copper and coated with a metal different from copper.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 7, 2018
    Date of Patent: December 15, 2020
    Assignee: Toshiba Hokuto Electronics Corporation
    Inventors: Megumi Yamauchi, Seiichi Noro, Masakatsu Doi, Tsuyoshi Yamamoto, Yoshihide Abe, Tomonori Suzuki, Yuuki Komori
  • Publication number: 20200369489
    Abstract: A conveyance mechanism can convey bills to openings in two locations regarding at least one conveyance port of two conveyance ports of a determination unit. The conveyance mechanism can convey the bills between an acceptance unit and a plurality of cassettes through the determination unit. The conveyance mechanism can convey the bills from any cassette of the plurality of cassettes to other cassettes through the determination unit.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 12, 2020
    Publication date: November 26, 2020
    Applicant: FUJITSU FRONTECH LIMITED
    Inventors: Tatsuya SHIMAMURA, Tsuyoshi ABE, Isamu ESAKI, Tetsuya ODAKA, Akihiro TANAKA, Ryoka NIIKUNI, Takashi WADA, Akira YAMADA
  • Patent number: 10800922
    Abstract: The present invention relates to [1] a process for producing a pigment composition, including the step of subjecting a raw material pigment composition containing PY74 and a specific by-product to a treatment with an oxidizing agent, in which a content of the specific by-product in the pigment composition after the treatment on the basis of a content of PY74 in the pigment composition after the treatment is not more than 1,200 mg/kg; [2] a process for producing a pigment composition, including the step of subjecting a raw material pigment composition containing PY74, a specific by-product and water to a treatment with hydrogen peroxide; [3] a method of reducing a content of a specific by-product in a raw material pigment composition containing PY74 and the specific by-product, said method including the step of subjecting the raw material pigment composition to a treatment with an oxidizing agent; and [4] a method of preventing an ink for ink-jet printing from suffering from ejection defects, including the ste
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 4, 2016
    Date of Patent: October 13, 2020
    Assignee: KAO CORPORATION
    Inventors: Shuichi Abe, Tsuyoshi Oda, Toshiya Iwasaki, Masayuki Narita
  • Patent number: 10780703
    Abstract: A channel control apparatus includes: a diaphragm portion displaceable between an opening position to open a channel and a closing position to close the channel; an abutment portion for moving in a first direction and a second direction opposite to the first direction by a driving source; and a gripping member that has an inclined surface portion for abutting against the abutment portion and grips the diaphragm portion, wherein when the abutment portion moves in the first direction, the gripping member displaces the diaphragm portion to the opening position by the abutment portion abutting against the inclined surface portion, and wherein when the abutment portion moves in the second direction, the gripping member displaces the diaphragm portion to the closing position by the abutment portion being separated from the inclined surface portion.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 16, 2019
    Date of Patent: September 22, 2020
    Assignee: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
    Inventors: Takashi Abe, Tsuyoshi Saeki, Toshiaki Tokisawa, Ryoma Arai, Yumi Mukoyama
  • Patent number: 10770107
    Abstract: Provided is a method, computer program product, and system for handling seek commands for a tape drive. The method includes receiving a seek command for moving tape in the tape drive to a target position. The method further includes determining whether to move the tape according to a first procedure or a second procedure. The first procedure includes directly moving the tape from the current position to the target position with the tape at the first tension. The second procedure includes moving the tape from the current position to the HWM with the tape at the first tension and moving the tape from the HWM to the target position with the tape at the second tension. The method further includes moving the tape according to the determined first or second procedure.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 4, 2019
    Date of Patent: September 8, 2020
    Assignee: International Business Machines Corporation
    Inventors: Atsushi Abe, Tsuyoshi Miyamura, Eiji Ogura
  • Publication number: 20200207111
    Abstract: An inkjet printing apparatus includes a tank in which ink is contained; a print head for ejecting ink supplied from the tank to perform print operation; a supply flow path for supplying ink from the tank to the print head; a collection flow path for collecting ink from the print head to the tank; and a pump provided in the supply flow path or the collection flow path. The pump is driven, during print operation, at a first speed to circulate ink within a circulation path including the tank, the supply flow path, the print head, and the collection flow path, and the pump is driven, from a start of the ink circulation until a lapse of predetermined time period, at a second speed which is faster than the first speed.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 10, 2020
    Publication date: July 2, 2020
    Inventors: Junya Kosuge, Yumi Mukoyama, Toshiaki Tokisawa, Tsuyoshi Saeki, Takashi Abe
  • Patent number: 10688807
    Abstract: According to one embodiment, a thermal print head includes a heat sink, a head substrate having a plurality of heat generating elements placed on the heat sink and disposed in a primary scanning direction, a circuit board placed on the heat sink so as to be adjacent to the head substrate in an auxiliary scanning direction and provided with a connection circuit, and a control element electrically connected to the heat generating element via a first bonding wire and electrically connected to the connection circuit via a second bonding wire, wherein a plurality of first bonding wires is disposed in parallel in the primary scanning direction, and among the first bonding wires, the first bonding wire having a length of at least 2 mm or more is a metal wire having a Young's modulus greater than that of gold.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 7, 2018
    Date of Patent: June 23, 2020
    Assignee: Toshiba Hokuto Electronics Corporation
    Inventors: Megumi Yamauchi, Seiichi Noro, Masakatsu Doi, Yoshihide Abe, Tomonori Suzuki, Yuuki Komori, Tsuyoshi Yamamoto
  • Patent number: 10685676
    Abstract: Provided is a method, computer program product, and system for handling seek commands for a tape drive. The method includes receiving a seek command for moving tape in the tape drive to a target position. The method further includes moving the tape from the current position to a high water mark (HWM) with the tape at a first tension and moving the tape from the HWM to the target position with the tape at a second tension. The method further includes updating the HWM to reference the target position.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 4, 2019
    Date of Patent: June 16, 2020
    Assignee: International Business Machines Corporation
    Inventors: Atsushi Abe, Tsuyoshi Miyamura, Eiji Ogura
  • Publication number: 20200180320
    Abstract: Provided is an inkjet printing apparatus comprising: a print head that ejects ink; a tank that contains ink to be supplied to the print head; a floating body that floats on the liquid surface of the ink inside the tank; and an electrode pin that detects the level of the liquid surface inside the tank. The floating body includes an opening portion in which to insert the electrode pin, and a perimeter of the opening portion protrudes from a top surface side of the floating body.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 13, 2020
    Publication date: June 11, 2020
    Inventors: Takashi Abe, Tsuyoshi Saeki
  • Publication number: 20200174423
    Abstract: A process cartridge mountable in and dismountable from an image forming apparatus includes a frame, a storing portion provided on a mounting surface of the frame and configured to store information on the process cartridge, a projection projecting outwardly of the mounting surface in a direction normal to the mounting surface, and an electrical contact portion mounted on the projection and electrically connected to the storing portion.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 25, 2019
    Publication date: June 4, 2020
    Inventors: Tsuyoshi Ogawa, Tomonori Mori, Daisuke Abe, Noriyuki Komatsu, Hideshi Kawaguchi, Tadayuki Tsuda
  • Publication number: 20200160777
    Abstract: A drive circuit 3 includes a power source 11; current control units 12-1 to 12-n configured to control the amount of currents supplied to a light emitting element in accordance with a pulse modulation signal; and a calculation unit 13 configured to change a duty ratio of a pulse modulation signal. The current control units 12-1 to 12-n include a first switching element 21 configured to be switched on/off in accordance with a pulse modulation signal; and a second switching element 22 configured to be switched on/off in accordance with an inversion signal of the pulse modulation signal input to the first switching element 21; and an inductor 23. The first switching element 21 and the inductor 23 are serially connected between the power source and the light emitting element. The second switching element 22 is connected between ground 25 and a contact point 24 of the first switching element 21 and the inductor 23. The two or more current control units 12-1 to 12-n are connected in parallel.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 23, 2018
    Publication date: May 21, 2020
    Applicants: Ricoh Company, Ltd., Kyushu Institute of Technology
    Inventors: Tsuyoshi UENO, Yuuki OKA, Tetsuya SATOH, Seiya ABE
  • Patent number: 10654449
    Abstract: A windscreen wiper control system controls a drive mechanism for at least one windscreen wiper arm to effect a reciprocating movement of the at least one windscreen wiper arm within a wiping range between a first position and a second position. The control system includes a detector that detects, upon activation of the control system, an uncertain position of the windscreen wiper arm within the wiping range but different from the first position. Upon detection of such an uncertain position, the control system returns the windscreen wiper arm to the first position at a predetermined reduced speed, the reduced speed being applied at least in a sub-range of the wiping range in the vicinity of the first position.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 5, 2015
    Date of Patent: May 19, 2020
    Inventors: Akira Matsuura, Yasushi Azuma, Haruki Nakamura, Tatsuya Ishikawa, Makoto Kukihara, Tsuyoshi Abe, St├ęphane Boursier, Laurent Takejiro Pascal Ochiai Bonneville, Philippe Frin, Tom Teriierooiterai, Wenhan Zhang
  • Patent number: 10654283
    Abstract: A printing apparatus includes: a print head configured to eject ink; an ink tank configured to contain the ink; an ink flow path plate having a supply flow path for guiding ink to be supplied from the ink tank to the print head, and a collection flow path for guiding ink to be collected from the print head to the ink tank and provided below the ink tank in a gravitational direction; an atmosphere communication plate provided above the ink tank in the gravitational direction and having an atmosphere communication flow path for communicating the ink tank with atmosphere; a first functional component provided above the ink flow path plate in the gravitational direction to act on at least one of the supply flow path and the collection flow path; and a second functional component provided below the atmosphere communication plate in the gravitational direction to act on the atmosphere communication flow path.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 21, 2019
    Date of Patent: May 19, 2020
    Assignee: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
    Inventors: Tsuyoshi Saeki, Toshiaki Tokisawa, Takashi Abe, Yumi Mukoyama
  • Publication number: 20200147233
    Abstract: It is an object of the present invention to provide a method for killing tumor cells, having a few side effects. The present invention provides a method for killing tumor cells, comprising: (1) a step of allowing an immunotoxin formed by binding an antibody binding to ROBO1 or a fragment thereof to a cytotoxin to come into contact with tumor cells; (2) a step of allowing a photosensitizer that induces photochemical cytoplasmic internalization to come into contact with the tumor cells; and (3) a step of irradiating the tumor cells with a wave length that is effective for activating the sensitizer, so as to kill the cells.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 3, 2019
    Publication date: May 14, 2020
    Applicant: PhotoQ3 Inc.
    Inventors: Takao HAMAKUBO, Noriko KOMATSU, Kenichi MITSUI, Osamu ARAI, Hiroko IWANARI, Tsuyoshi TAKATO, Takahiro ABE