Patents by Inventor Yasunori Inoue

Yasunori Inoue 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: 10893222
    Abstract: An imaging device including: a photoelectric converter including first and second electrodes and a conversion layer therebetween; a voltage supplier; an outputter outputting a signal indicating the potential of the second electrode; and a detector detecting the signal level, in which the change rate of the conversion efficiency of the photoelectric converter with respect to a bias voltage, applied between the electrodes, when the bias voltage is in a first range is greater than when the bias voltage is in a second range greater than the first range, and the voltage supplier, when the detected level is less than a first threshold, causes the potential difference between the electrodes to become a first difference, and, when the detected level is greater than or equal to a second threshold greater than or equal to the first threshold, causes the potential difference to become a second difference greater than the first difference.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 13, 2019
    Date of Patent: January 12, 2021
    Assignee: PANASONIC INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY MANAGEMENT CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Masashi Murakami, Kazuko Nishimura, Yasuo Miyake, Yasunori Inoue
  • Patent number: 10861904
    Abstract: An imaging device includes at least one unit pixel cell including a photoelectric converter that converts incident light into electric charges. The photoelectric converter includes: a first electrode; a light-transmitting second electrode; a first photoelectric conversion layer disposed between the first electrode and the second electrode and containing a first material having an absorption peak at a first wavelength; and a second photoelectric conversion layer disposed between the first photoelectric conversion layer and the second electrode and containing a second material having an absorption peak at a second wavelength different from the first wavelength. The absolute value of the ionization potential of the first material is larger by at least 0.2 eV than the absolute value of the ionization potential of the second material.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 31, 2019
    Date of Patent: December 8, 2020
    Assignee: PANASONIC INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY MANAGEMENT CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Manabu Nakata, Masumi Izuchi, Shinichi Machida, Yasunori Inoue
  • Patent number: 10850548
    Abstract: Provided is a precursor for lithographic printing having excellent printing durability and ink repellency as well as high reproducibility of the high definition images. The precursor for lithographic printing includes, at least a heat sensitive layer and an ink repellent layer wherein the ink repellent layer has an elastic modulus of the plate surface under the surface load of 14000 N/m2 of at least 25 MPa and up to 35 MPa.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 17, 2017
    Date of Patent: December 1, 2020
    Assignee: TORAY INDUSTRIES, INC.
    Inventors: Yasunori Kuse, Yuki Kase, Takejiro Inoue
  • Patent number: 10837990
    Abstract: A semiconductor device is provided which can detect a fluctuation of a power supply voltage. The semiconductor device includes a counter circuit that outputs a signal when a period during which a power supply voltage of a system to be monitored is lower than or equal to a first voltage value exceeds a predetermined time, a first flag circuit that sets a first flag based on the signal, a second flag circuit that sets a second flag when the power supply voltage becomes a second voltage value or lower, and a circuit that outputs a reset signal that resets the system when both the first and the second flags are set. The first voltage value and the second voltage value are higher than a minimum voltage that guarantees normal operation of the system. The first voltage value is higher than the second voltage value.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 29, 2018
    Date of Patent: November 17, 2020
    Assignee: RENESAS ELECTRONICS CORPORATION
    Inventors: Toshiharu Saito, Makoto Inoue, Yasunori Kubota
  • Patent number: 10813617
    Abstract: Provided are a radiation emitting device forming a radiography apparatus, a method for controlling the radiation emitting device, and a program which can reduce power consumption. A radiation emitting device includes a radiation source, a collimator that sets a radiation field region, imaging unit for capturing an image of an imaging target, a display unit that displays the image captured by the imaging unit, an exposure switch, and a control unit that issues a collimator driving command to direct the collimator to set the radiation field region determined from the captured image to the collimator in a case in which the exposure switch is operated.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 19, 2017
    Date of Patent: October 27, 2020
    Assignee: FUJIFILM Corporation
    Inventors: Tomoki Inoue, Yasunori Ohta, Ryosuke Ogura, Yuzo Aoshima, Fumito Nariyuki, Masayoshi Matsuura, Haruyasu Nakatsugawa
  • Patent number: 10808006
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a terpenoid derivative that has the ability to activate the Keap1/Nrf2/ARE signaling pathway and is excellent in anti-inflammatory action and cytoprotective action, and a sustained-release pharmaceutical composition effective for the treatment and prevention of a posterior eye disease caused by oxidative stress, comprising the terpenoid derivative as an active ingredient. The present invention provides a local administration-type sustained-release pharmaceutical composition for the treatment or prevention of a posterior eye disease, comprising the terpenoid derivative of the present invention as an active ingredient, wherein the sustained-release pharmaceutical composition maintains a pharmacological action thereof for 1 week or longer by the sustained release of the terpenoid derivative under physiological conditions and has a base material administrable to the vitreous body and a form administrable to the vitreous body.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 15, 2019
    Date of Patent: October 20, 2020
    Assignee: Daiichi Sankyo Company, Limited
    Inventors: Yuji Kasuya, Yasuhiro Nakagami, Emiko Hatano, Tatsuya Inoue, Kazuhiro Yoshida, Satoshi Komoriya, Yoko Murakami, Masaru Iwasaki, Atsunobu Sakamoto, Kayoko Masuda, Masako Minami, Mayumi Iizuka, Yasunori Ono, Takashi Ohnuki
  • Publication number: 20200321365
    Abstract: An imaging device includes: a photoelectric converter including first and second electrodes, and a photoelectric conversion layer located between the first electrode and the second electrode; a voltage supply circuit applying a bias voltage between the first electrode and the second electrode: an amplifier transistor including a gate electrically connected to the second electrode, the amplifier transistor configured to output a signal corresponding to a potential of the second electrode; and a detection circuit configured to detect a level of the signal from the amplifier transistor. The voltage supply circuit applies the bias voltage in a first voltage range when the level detected by the detection circuit is greater than or equal to a first threshold value, and applies the bias voltage in a second voltage range that is greater than the first voltage range when the level detected by the detection circuit is less than a second threshold value.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 22, 2020
    Publication date: October 8, 2020
    Inventors: Masashi MURAKAMI, Kazuko NISHIMURA, Yasuo MIYAKE, Yasunori INOUE
  • Publication number: 20200269263
    Abstract: An electrode device includes a discharge electrode and a counter electrode, and discharges when a voltage is applied across the discharge electrode and the counter electrode. The discharge electrode is a columnar electrode having a discharge portion on its front end. The counter electrode faces the discharge portion. The counter electrode has a peripheral electrode portion and a projecting electrode portion. The peripheral electrode portion is disposed to surround an axis of the discharge electrode. The projecting electrode portion projects from a part of the peripheral electrode portion toward the axis of the discharge electrode. A distance from the peripheral electrode portion to the discharge portion is shorter than a distance from the projecting electrode portion to the discharge portion.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 20, 2020
    Publication date: August 27, 2020
    Inventors: Hayato KIKUCHI, Yasunori MATSUI, Hiroyuki INOUE, Yohei ISHIGAMI, Masato KINOSHITA
  • Patent number: 10734421
    Abstract: An imaging device including: a photoelectric converter including first and second electrodes and a photoelectric conversion layer therebetween; a voltage supplier; an output circuit for outputting a signal corresponding to the potential of the second electrode; and a detector for detecting the signal level. The change rate of the conversion efficiency of the photoelectric converter with respect to a bias voltage applied between the electrodes when the bias voltage is in a first range is greater than that when the bias voltage is in a second range higher than the first range. The voltage supplier, when the detected level is a first threshold or higher, causes the potential difference between the electrodes to be a first difference, and, when the detected level is lower than a second threshold that is the first threshold or lower, causes the potential difference to be a second difference greater than the first difference.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 25, 2019
    Date of Patent: August 4, 2020
    Assignee: PANASONIC INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY MANAGEMENT CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Masashi Murakami, Kazuko Nishimura, Yasuo Miyake, Yasunori Inoue
  • Publication number: 20200177787
    Abstract: An imaging device includes a pixel including a photoelectric converter, where the pixel captures first data in a first exposure period and captures second data in a second exposure period different from the first exposure period, the first exposure period and the second exposure period being included in a frame period. A sensitivity of the photoelectric converter in the first exposure period is different from a sensitivity of the photoelectric converter in the second exposure period, and the imaging device generates multiple-exposure image data including at least the first data and the second data.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 5, 2020
    Publication date: June 4, 2020
    Inventors: Yoshiaki SATOU, Yasuo MIYAKE, Yasunori INOUE, Tokuhiko TAMAKI
  • Publication number: 20200157988
    Abstract: An exhaust valve device includes a valve body, a valve seat, a support shaft, a coil spring, and a cushion member. The valve body is placed in an exhaust passage in a silencer, and configured to open and close the exhaust passage. The valve body abuts against the valve seat when the valve body is closed. The support shaft is fixed to the valve seat, and supports the valve body to be able to swing freely. The support shaft is inserted in the coil spring. The coil spring biases the valve body. The cushion member is interposed between the coil spring and the support shaft. The cushion member is rotatable relative to the support shaft.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 19, 2018
    Publication date: May 21, 2020
    Inventors: Katsufumi INOUE, Hiroaki MASUBUCHI, Yasunori KOZUKA, Shou UCHIDA, Youhei MAEZONO, Mizuki HAYASHIDA
  • Publication number: 20200144332
    Abstract: An imaging device includes at least one unit pixel cell including a photoelectric converter that converts incident light into electric charges. The photoelectric converter includes: a first electrode; a light-transmitting second electrode; a first photoelectric conversion layer disposed between the first electrode and the second electrode and containing a first material having an absorption peak at a first wavelength; and a second photoelectric conversion layer disposed between the first photoelectric conversion layer and the second electrode and containing a second material having an absorption peak at a second wavelength different from the first wavelength. The absolute value of the ionization potential of the first material is larger by at least 0.2 eV than the absolute value of the ionization potential of the second material.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 31, 2019
    Publication date: May 7, 2020
    Inventors: Manabu NAKATA, Masumi IZUCHI, Shinichi MACHIDA, Yasunori INOUE
  • Patent number: 10594948
    Abstract: An imaging device includes a unit pixel cell. The unit pixel cell captures first data in a first exposure period and captures second data in a second exposure period different from the first exposure period, the first exposure period and the second exposure period being included in a frame period. A sensitivity per unit time of the unit pixel cell in the first exposure period is different from a sensitivity per unit time of the unit pixel cell in the second exposure period. The imaging device outputs multiple-exposure image data including at least the first data and the second data.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 25, 2017
    Date of Patent: March 17, 2020
    Assignee: Panasonic Intellectual Property Management Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Yoshiaki Satou, Yasuo Miyake, Yasunori Inoue, Tokuhiko Tamaki
  • Patent number: 10559629
    Abstract: An imaging device includes at least one unit pixel cell including a photoelectric converter that converts incident light into electric charges. The photoelectric converter includes: a first electrode; a light-transmitting second electrode; a first photoelectric conversion layer disposed between the first electrode and the second electrode and containing a first material having an absorption peak at a first wavelength; and a second photoelectric conversion layer disposed between the first photoelectric conversion layer and the second electrode and containing a second material having an absorption peak at a second wavelength different from the first wavelength. The absolute value of the ionization potential of the first material is larger by at least 0.2 eV than the absolute value of the ionization potential of the second material.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 14, 2018
    Date of Patent: February 11, 2020
    Assignee: Panasonic Intellectual Property Management Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Manabu Nakata, Masumi Izuchi, Shinichi Machida, Yasunori Inoue
  • Patent number: 10483125
    Abstract: A semiconductor device includes a first interlayer film formed on an upper surface of a substrate, a first metal wiring line, a second interlayer film, a second metal wiring line, a first via electrically connecting the first metal wiring line and the second metal wiring line, a landing pad embedded in an upper portion of the first interlayer film and penetrating the second interlayer film, and a second via penetrating the substrate and the first interlayer film from a back side of the substrate and connected to the landing pad. The lower surface position of the landing pad is different from that of the first metal wiring line.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 28, 2018
    Date of Patent: November 19, 2019
    Assignee: TOWERJAZZ PANASONIC SEMICONDUCTOR CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Yuka Inoue, Mitsunori Fukura, Nobuyoshi Takahashi, Masahiro Oda, Hisashi Yano, Yutaka Ito, Yasunori Morinaga
  • Publication number: 20190306442
    Abstract: An imaging device including: a photoelectric converter including first and second electrodes and a conversion layer therebetween; a voltage supplier; an outputter outputting a signal indicating the potential of the second electrode; and a detector detecting the signal level, in which the change rate of the conversion efficiency of the photoelectric converter with respect to a bias voltage, applied between the electrodes, when the bias voltage is in a first range is greater than when the bias voltage is in a second range greater than the first range, and the voltage supplier, when the detected level is less than a first threshold, causes the potential difference between the electrodes to become a first difference, and, when the detected level is greater than or equal to a second threshold greater than or equal to the first threshold, causes the potential difference to become a second difference greater than the first difference.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 13, 2019
    Publication date: October 3, 2019
    Inventors: MASASHI MURAKAMI, KAZUKO NISHIMURA, YASUO MIYAKE, YASUNORI INOUE
  • Publication number: 20190267560
    Abstract: A method for manufacturing a photoelectric conversion element includes providing a base structure including a semiconductor substrate having a principal surface, a first electrode located on or above the principal surface, second electrodes which are located on or above the principal surface and which are one- or two-dimensionally arranged, and a photoelectric conversion film covering at least the second electrodes; forming a mask layer on the photoelectric conversion film, the mask layer being conductive and including a covering section covering a portion of the photoelectric conversion film that overlaps the second electrodes in plan view; and partially removing the photoelectric conversion film by immersing the base structure and the mask layer in an etchant.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 12, 2019
    Publication date: August 29, 2019
    Inventors: MASAYA HIRADE, MANABU NAKATA, KATSUYA NOZAWA, YASUNORI INOUE
  • Publication number: 20190244987
    Abstract: An imaging device including: a photoelectric converter including first and second electrodes and a photoelectric conversion layer therebetween; a voltage supplier; an output circuit for outputting a signal corresponding to the potential of the second electrode; and a detector for detecting the signal level. The change rate of the conversion efficiency of the photoelectric converter with respect to a bias voltage applied between the electrodes when the bias voltage is in a first range is greater than that when the bias voltage is in a second range higher than the first range. The voltage supplier, when the detected level is a first threshold or higher, causes the potential difference between the electrodes to be a first difference, and, when the detected level is lower than a second threshold that is the first threshold or lower, causes the potential difference to be a second difference greater than the first difference.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 25, 2019
    Publication date: August 8, 2019
    Inventors: MASASHI MURAKAMI, KAZUKO NISHIMURA, YASUO MIYAKE, YASUNORI INOUE
  • Publication number: 20190233466
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a terpenoid derivative that has the ability to activate the Keap1/Nrf2/ARE signaling pathway and is excellent in anti-inflammatory action and cytoprotective action, and a sustained-release pharmaceutical composition effective for the treatment and prevention of a posterior eye disease caused by oxidative stress, comprising the terpenoid derivative as an active ingredient. The present invention provides a local administration-type sustained-release pharmaceutical composition for the treatment or prevention of a posterior eye disease, comprising the terpenoid derivative of the present invention as an active ingredient, wherein the sustained-release pharmaceutical composition maintains a pharmacological action thereof for 1 week or longer by the sustained release of the terpenoid derivative under physiological conditions and has a base material administrable to the vitreous body and a form administrable to the vitreous body.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 15, 2019
    Publication date: August 1, 2019
    Applicant: Daiichi Sankyo Company, Limited
    Inventors: Yuji Kasuya, Yasuhiro Nakagami, Emiko Hatano, Tatsuya Inoue, Kazuhiro Yoshida, Satoshi Komoriya, Yoko Murakami, Masaru Iwasaki, Atsunobu Sakamoto, Kayoko Masuda, Masako Minami, Mayumi Iizuka, Yasunori Ono, Takashi Ohnuki
  • Publication number: 20190214427
    Abstract: An image sensor includes: a substrate; pixel electrodes disposed on the substrate; a control electrode disposed on the substrate; a photoelectric conversion film disposed on the pixel electrodes; a transparent electrode disposed on the photoelectric conversion film; and a connector that is made of a metal or a metal nitride and electrically connects the control electrode to the transparent electrode. The control electrode is configured to be connected to a circuit that applies a voltage to the photoelectric conversion film. The transparent electrode is made of a semiconductor, and the control electrode is made of a metal or a metal nitride. The connector includes a first region in contact with the transparent electrode and a second region in contact with the control electrode. The area of the first region is larger than the area of the second region.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 11, 2018
    Publication date: July 11, 2019
    Inventors: KATSUYA NOZAWA, YASUNORI INOUE