Patents by Inventor Yasuhisa Matsumoto

Yasuhisa Matsumoto 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: 20230036846
    Abstract: Provided are a pellicle film, a pellicle, an original plate for exposure, an exposure device, a method of producing a semiconductor device, and a method of producing a pellicle, the pellicle film containing carbon nanotubes having a silicon carbide layer in which at least a part of carbon is substituted with silicon at least on a surface layer side.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 16, 2021
    Publication date: February 2, 2023
    Applicant: MITSUI CHEMICALS, INC.
    Inventors: Atsushi OKUBO, Kazuo KOHMURA, Hisako ISHIKAWA, Yosuke ONO, Yasuhisa FUJII, Wataru YOSHIKAWA, Nobuko MATSUMOTO, Tomoe DEGUCHI
  • Publication number: 20220388995
    Abstract: Provided is a heterocyclic compound that can have an antagonistic action on an NMDA receptor containing the NR2B subunit, and is expected to be useful as a prophylactic or therapeutic agent for major depression, bipolar disorder, migraine, pain, peripheral symptoms of dementia and the like. A compound represented by the formula (I): wherein each symbol is as described in the DESCRIPTION, or a salt thereof.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 14, 2021
    Publication date: December 8, 2022
    Applicant: Takeda Pharmaceutical Company Limited
    Inventors: Eiji KIMURA, Masaki OGINO, Yasuhisa KOHARA, Tomoko OHASHI, Tomohiro KAKU, Yuya OGURO, Shigemitsu MATSUMOTO, Takeshi WAKABAYASHI, Norihito TOKUNAGA, Taku KAMEI, Mitsuhiro ITO
  • Publication number: 20220299924
    Abstract: An image forming apparatus includes a first detector detecting an operation sound based on a sound wave received by a receiver; a second detector detecting basis weight of recording material based on an ultrasonic wave transmitted from a transmitter and received by the receiver; a switching unit that switches destination of a reception signal from the receiver between a first path to the first detector and a second path to the second detector; and a controller that controls the switching unit such that the reception signal is output to the first path at a first timing and to the second path at a second timing. When a predetermined condition is satisfied, the controller controls the switching unit such that the reception signal is output to the second path at the first timing or to the first path at the second timing.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 9, 2022
    Publication date: September 22, 2022
    Inventors: Atsunobu Mori, Yohei Suzuki, Seiji Hara, Yasuhisa Matsumoto, Junya Azami, Masafumi Monde, Hirotaka Shiomichi, Tatsuya Hotogi
  • Patent number: 11385587
    Abstract: An image forming apparatus includes a first detector detecting an operation sound based on a sound wave received by a receiver; a second detector detecting basis weight of recording material based on an ultrasonic wave transmitted from a transmitter and received by the receiver; a switching unit that switches destination of a reception signal from the receiver between a first path to the first detector and a second path to the second detector; and a controller that controls the switching unit such that the reception signal is output to the first path at a first timing and to the second path at a second timing. When a predetermined condition is satisfied, the controller controls the switching unit such that the reception signal is output to the second path at the first timing or to the first path at the second timing.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 25, 2021
    Date of Patent: July 12, 2022
    Assignee: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
    Inventors: Atsunobu Mori, Yohei Suzuki, Seiji Hara, Yasuhisa Matsumoto, Junya Azami, Masafumi Monde, Hirotaka Shiomichi, Tatsuya Hotogi
  • Patent number: 11360418
    Abstract: An image forming apparatus that forms images on sheets, includes: a collection unit configured to collect history information relating to operation of the image forming apparatus; a selection unit configured to select, from among a plurality of accomplishment items, an accomplishment item relating to the operation of the image forming apparatus based on the history information; an acquisition unit configured to notify a user of one or more operation options related to the operation of the image forming apparatus that are for accomplishing the accomplishment item selected by the selection unit, and to acquire a selection result of whether or not the one or more operation options are to be used; and an operation control unit configured to control the operation of the image forming apparatus in accordance with the selection result.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 8, 2020
    Date of Patent: June 14, 2022
    Assignee: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
    Inventor: Yasuhisa Matsumoto
  • Publication number: 20210311424
    Abstract: An image forming apparatus includes a first detector detecting an operation sound based on a sound wave received by a receiver; a second detector detecting basis weight of recording material based on an ultrasonic wave transmitted from a transmitter and received by the receiver; a switching unit that switches destination of a reception signal from the receiver between a first path to the first detector and a second path to the second detector; and a controller that controls the switching unit such that the reception signal is output to the first path at a first timing and to the second path at a second timing. When a predetermined condition is satisfied, the controller controls the switching unit such that the reception signal is output to the second path at the first timing or to the first path at the second timing.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 25, 2021
    Publication date: October 7, 2021
    Inventors: Atsunobu Mori, Yohei Suzuki, Seiji Hara, Yasuhisa Matsumoto, Junya Azami, Masafumi Monde, Hirotaka Shiomichi, Tatsuya Hotogi
  • Publication number: 20200393786
    Abstract: An image forming apparatus that forms images on sheets, includes: a collection unit configured to collect history information relating to operation of the image forming apparatus; a selection unit configured to select, from among a plurality of accomplishment items, an accomplishment item relating to the operation of the image forming apparatus based on the history information; an acquisition unit configured to notify a user of one or more operation options related to the operation of the image forming apparatus that are for accomplishing the accomplishment item selected by the selection unit, and to acquire a selection result of whether or not the one or more operation options are to be used; and an operation control unit configured to control the operation of the image forming apparatus in accordance with the selection result.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 8, 2020
    Publication date: December 17, 2020
    Inventor: Yasuhisa Matsumoto
  • Patent number: 10712984
    Abstract: A control unit of the invention compares printing setting suitable for a determined type of a recording material and printing setting of the recording material input by a user, and in a case where a difference between the printing setting suitable for the determined type of the recording material and the printing setting of the recording material input by the user falls in a predetermined range, the control unit performs a printing operation in accordance with the printing setting of the recording material input by the user, and in a case where the difference is greater than the predetermined range, the control unit performs the printing operation by changing the printing setting of the recording material input by the user, which is used when the difference is smaller than the predetermined range.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 17, 2020
    Date of Patent: July 14, 2020
    Assignee: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
    Inventors: Ryo Suzuki, Munehito Kurata, Teruhiko Namiki, Yasuhisa Matsumoto
  • Publication number: 20200150913
    Abstract: A control unit of the invention compares printing setting suitable for a determined type of a recording material and printing setting of the recording material input by a user, and in a case where a difference between the printing setting suitable for the determined type of the recording material and the printing setting of the recording material input by the user falls in a predetermined range, the control unit performs a printing operation in accordance with the printing setting of the recording material input by the user, and in a case where the difference is greater than the predetermined range, the control unit performs the printing operation by changing the printing setting of the recording material input by the user, which is used when the difference is smaller than the predetermined range.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 17, 2020
    Publication date: May 14, 2020
    Inventors: Ryo Suzuki, Munehito Kurata, Teruhiko Namiki, Yasuhisa Matsumoto
  • Patent number: 10558410
    Abstract: A control unit of the invention compares printing setting suitable for a determined type of a recording material and printing setting of the recording material input by a user, and in a case where a difference between the printing setting suitable for the determined type of the recording material and the printing setting of the recording material input by the user falls in a predetermined range, the control unit performs a printing operation in accordance with the printing setting of the recording material input by the user, and in a case where the difference is greater than the predetermined range, the control unit performs the printing operation by changing the printing setting of the recording material input by the user, which is used when the difference is smaller than the predetermined range.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 19, 2018
    Date of Patent: February 11, 2020
    Assignee: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
    Inventors: Ryo Suzuki, Munehito Kurata, Teruhiko Namiki, Yasuhisa Matsumoto
  • Patent number: 10496018
    Abstract: In a warm-up period of a fixing apparatus of the present disclosure, a control unit supplies first electric power to a heater and thereafter supplies second electric power larger than the first electric power to the heater. The timing of starting to supply the second electric power is determined according to the degree of an increase in temperature sensed by a temperature sensing member after a driving signal is transmitted to a driving source.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 19, 2018
    Date of Patent: December 3, 2019
    Assignee: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
    Inventors: Hiroki Eguchi, Shinji Hashiguchi, Yasuhisa Matsumoto, Ryo Suzuki
  • Patent number: 10452008
    Abstract: An image forming apparatus includes a position deviation detection unit configured to detect a position deviation of a recording medium in a width direction of the recording medium in a current job on a basis of (a) an amount of change over time in a difference between temperature detected by a first temperature detection element and temperature detected by a second temperature detection element and (b) information on temperature distribution on a fixing unit that occurred before the current job.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 18, 2018
    Date of Patent: October 22, 2019
    Assignee: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
    Inventors: Shinji Hashiguchi, Ryo Suzuki, Yasuhisa Matsumoto
  • Publication number: 20190101852
    Abstract: In a warm-up period of a fixing apparatus of the present disclosure, a control unit supplies first electric power to a heater and thereafter supplies second electric power larger than the first electric power to the heater. The timing of starting to supply the second electric power is determined according to the degree of an increase in temperature sensed by a temperature sensing member after a driving signal is transmitted to a driving source.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 19, 2018
    Publication date: April 4, 2019
    Inventors: Hiroki Eguchi, Shinji Hashiguchi, Yasuhisa Matsumoto, Ryo Suzuki
  • Publication number: 20190086845
    Abstract: An image forming apparatus includes a position deviation detection unit configured to detect a position deviation of a recording medium in a width direction of the recording medium in a current job on a basis of (a) an amount of change over time in a difference between temperature detected by a first temperature detection element and temperature detected by a second temperature detection element and (b) information on temperature distribution on a fixing unit that occurred before the current job.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 18, 2018
    Publication date: March 21, 2019
    Inventors: Shinji Hashiguchi, Ryo Suzuki, Yasuhisa Matsumoto
  • Publication number: 20190087138
    Abstract: A control unit of the invention compares printing setting suitable for a determined type of a recording material and printing setting of the recording material input by a user, and in a case where a difference between the printing setting suitable for the determined type of the recording material and the printing setting of the recording material input by the user falls in a predetermined range, the control unit performs a printing operation in accordance with the printing setting of the recording material input by the user, and in a case where the difference is greater than the predetermined range, the control unit performs the printing operation by changing the printing setting of the recording material input by the user, which is used when the difference is smaller than the predetermined range.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 19, 2018
    Publication date: March 21, 2019
    Inventors: Ryo Suzuki, Munehito Kurata, Teruhiko Namiki, Yasuhisa Matsumoto
  • Patent number: 9304430
    Abstract: An image forming apparatus includes: a scanning unit configured to scan a photosensitive member with light; a developing unit configured to develop a latent image; a driving unit configured to cause the developing unit to come into contact with the photosensitive member or to be separated from the photosensitive member; and a control unit configured to let the scanning unit perform a preparation operation, in order for the scanning unit to form the latent image. The developing unit is separated from the photosensitive member while the preparation operation of the scanning unit is performed, and the control unit is configured to start, before the preparation operation of the scanning unit is completed, controlling the driving unit to bring the separated developing unit into contact with the photosensitive member.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 30, 2014
    Date of Patent: April 5, 2016
    Assignee: CANON KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Yasuhisa Matsumoto, Keita Sato
  • Patent number: 9275845
    Abstract: A ceramic metal-halide lamp is provided that can improve both lamp efficacy and color characteristics, and in which light color shift from the white region can be prevented when the lamp is dimmed. The lamp includes a luminous material, which contains sodium iodide (NaI), cerium iodide (CeI3), thallium iodide (TIl), dysprosium iodide (DyI3) and indium iodide (InI). The amount D[DyI3] of dysprosium iodide DyI3 is selected so as to fall within a range of 0.07 mg/cm3?D[DyI3]?1.53 mg/cm3 and a weight ratio R[InI/TIl] of indium iodide InI relative to thallium iodide TIl contained in the luminous material is selected to so as to fall within a range of 0<R[InI/TIl]?0.23.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 9, 2013
    Date of Patent: March 1, 2016
    Assignee: Iwasaki Electric Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Yasuhisa Matsumoto, Yasushi Sasai, Akiyoshi Maehara
  • Publication number: 20140369704
    Abstract: An image forming apparatus includes: a scanning unit configured to scan a photosensitive member with light; a developing unit configured to develop a latent image; a driving unit configured to cause the developing unit to come into contact with the photosensitive member or to be separated from the photosensitive member; and a control unit configured to let the scanning unit perform a preparation operation, in order for the scanning unit to form the latent image. The developing unit is separated from the photosensitive member while the preparation operation of the scanning unit is performed, and the control unit is configured to start, before the preparation operation of the scanning unit is completed, controlling the driving unit to bring the separated developing unit into contact with the photosensitive member.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 30, 2014
    Publication date: December 18, 2014
    Applicant: CANON KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Yasuhisa Matsumoto, Keita Sato
  • Patent number: 8886066
    Abstract: The image forming apparatus detects a color deviation amount in a timing when a developing roller separates from or contacts a photosensitive drum to set a difference in peripheral velocities between the photosensitive drum and an intermediate transfer belt or a transfer material conveying belt based on the color deviation amount and information about the use degree of the intermediate transfer belt.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 19, 2010
    Date of Patent: November 11, 2014
    Assignee: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
    Inventor: Yasuhisa Matsumoto
  • Publication number: 20140077694
    Abstract: A ceramic metal-halide lamp is provided that can improve both lamp efficacy and color characteristics, and in which light color shift from the white region can be prevented when the lamp is dimmed. The lamp includes a luminous material, which contains sodium iodide (NaI), cerium iodide (CeI3), thallium iodide (TIl), dysprosium iodide (DyI3) and indium iodide (InI). The amount D[DyI3] of dysprosium iodide DyI3 is selected so as to fall within a range of 0.07 mg/cm3?D[DyI3]?1.53 mg/cm3 and a weight ratio R[InI/TIl] of indium iodide InI relative to thallium iodide TIl contained in the luminous material is selected to so as to fall within a range of 0<R[InI/TIl]?0.23.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 9, 2013
    Publication date: March 20, 2014
    Applicant: IWASAKI ELECTRIC CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Yasuhisa Matsumoto, Yasushi Sasai, Akiyoshi Maehara