Patents by Inventor Yasuo Inoue

Yasuo 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).

  • Publication number: 20190319210
    Abstract: The present invention addresses the problem of providing: an organic electroluminescent element which is capable of emitting light with high luminous efficiency, while having a long service life; and a composition for organic materials. An organic electroluminescent element according to the present invention comprises a positive electrode, a negative electrode and one or more organic functional layers arranged between the positive electrode and the negative electrode, and is characterized in that: the organic functional layers contain a phosphorescent metal complex and a fluorescent compound; the phosphorescent metal complex is a compound having a structure that is represented by a specific general formula; and the phosphorescent metal complex is a core-shell type dopant that satisfies a specific formula.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 22, 2017
    Publication date: October 17, 2019
    Inventors: Yuta NAKAMURA, Satoru INOUE, Taketo NAMIKAWA, Yasuo MIYATA, Kenichi TABATA, Hiromoto II
  • Publication number: 20190300698
    Abstract: Provided is a resin composition having improved fluidity in a molten state maintained without lowering heat resistance, containing: a polymer being a reaction product of a first organic compound having a phenolic hydroxyl group and a second organic compound having a glycidyl group, Mw of the polymer being no greater than 10,000; and a thermoplastic resin other than the polymer. A proportion of the polymer contained in the resin composition is from 0.1% to 30% by mass. A melting point of the thermoplastic resin is no less than 200° C. The thermoplastic resin has a benzene ring in a molecule. The polymer and the thermoplastic resin have blended to form a homogeneous phase. Also provided are a molded product formed from the aforementioned resin composition, and a production method of a molded product including: kneading the resin composition by chaotic mixing; and molding a kneaded product obtained after the kneading.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 27, 2017
    Publication date: October 3, 2019
    Applicant: Asahi Yukizai Corporation
    Inventors: Yasuhiro MATUMOTO, Takanori INOUE, Yasuo KURACHI
  • 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: 20190280236
    Abstract: A luminescent film includes a host compound, a blue phosphorescent compound, and a blue fluorescent compound, in which an emission spectrum of the blue phosphorescent compound and an absorption spectrum of the blue fluorescent compound have portions overlapping with each other; shortest wavelength-side maximum emission wavelengths of the blue phosphorescent compound (abbreviated as “BPM” in the expression) and the blue fluorescent compound (abbreviated as “BFM” in the expression) satisfy the following expression (1): ?BFM??BPM: expression (1) in which ?BFM represents the shortest wavelength-side maximum emission wavelength of the blue fluorescent compound and ?BPM represents the shortest wavelength-side maximum emission wavelength of the blue phosphorescent compound; and light emission derived from the blue fluorescent compound is detected.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 22, 2017
    Publication date: September 12, 2019
    Inventors: Kenichi TABATA, Yuta NAKAMURA, Taketo NAMIKAWA, Satoru INOUE, Yasuo MIYATA, Hiromoto II
  • Publication number: 20190252471
    Abstract: A display device and a signal processing device for maximum utilization of a color gamut that a display panel can express. A display device includes a display section in which display pixels that each include a first subpixel, a second subpixel, and a third subpixel that emit three-basic-color light and a fourth subpixel that emits non-basic-color light are arranged two-dimensionally; a first signal processing section that expands a video signal being input and corresponding to the basic-color light and adapts the video signal to a color gamut that the display section can express; and a second signal processing section that converts an expanded video signal being the video signal having been expanded into a first signal, a second signal, and a third signal that correspond to the basic-color light and a fourth signal that corresponds to the non-basic-color light, and outputs the signals to the display section.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 29, 2018
    Publication date: August 15, 2019
    Applicant: Sony Corporation
    Inventor: Yasuo 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
  • Patent number: 10373551
    Abstract: An image processing unit includes: a gain calculating section obtaining, based on first luminance information for each pixel, a first gain, in which the first gain is configured to increase with an increase in pixel luminance value in a range where the pixel luminance value is equal to or larger than a predetermined luminance value, and in which the pixel luminance value is derived from the first luminance information; and a determination section determining, based on the first luminance information and the first gain, second luminance information for each of the pixels.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 7, 2018
    Date of Patent: August 6, 2019
    Assignee: Sony Corporation
    Inventors: Tomoya Yano, Makoto Nakagawa, Mitsuyasu Asano, Yasuo Inoue, Shoji Araki, Hidehisa Shimizu
  • Publication number: 20190224978
    Abstract: An ink cartridge storing ink inside the ink cartridge including an ink flow path extending from the inside where the ink is stored to outside of the ink cartridge, wherein the ink flow path includes a first opening that opens toward the outside, a second opening that opens to an opposite side of the first opening, a first valve configured to seal the first opening, a second valve configured to seal the second opening, and a biasing member connected to the first and second valves and configured to bias the first and second valves.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 11, 2019
    Publication date: July 25, 2019
    Inventors: Takeho Miyashita, Yasuo Kotaki, Tetsuya Ohashi, Ryoji Inoue, Takashi Fukushima, Hironori Murakami, Kyosuke Nagaoka, Kenichi Kanno
  • Publication number: 20190224979
    Abstract: Provided is an ink cartridge having an ink storage portion for storing an ink therein and a plurality of flow paths for supplying the ink to the outside of the ink cartridge. In the ink cartridge, the plurality of flow paths each has a bottom flow path having a bottom opening in a vertically lower direction in the ink storage portion during use of the ink cartridge and a top flow path having a top opening in a vertically upper direction in the ink storage portion than the bottom flow path during use of the ink cartridge; the bottom flow path has a resistance different from that of the top flow path; and air is not introduced into the ink storage portion when the ink is supplied from the bottom flow path and the top flow path.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 17, 2019
    Publication date: July 25, 2019
    Inventors: Hironori Murakami, Yasuo Kotaki, Tetsuya Ohashi, Ryoji Inoue, Takashi Fukushima, Kyosuke Nagaoka, Takeho Miyashita, Kenichi Kanno
  • Publication number: 20190224904
    Abstract: A blown bottle includes at least two layers including an inner layer and an outer layer, wherein the inner layer includes an inner layer flange, the outer layer includes an outer layer flange, and wherein a protrusion is formed on either one of the inner layer flange or the outer layer flange, a recess is formed in the other, and the protrusion is fitted to the recess.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 22, 2019
    Publication date: July 25, 2019
    Inventors: Takashi Fukushima, Tetsuya Ohashi, Ryoji Inoue, Hironori Murakami, Takeho Miyashita, Kyosuke Nagaoka, Yasuo Kotaki, Kenichi Kanno
  • Publication number: 20190225361
    Abstract: A blow bottle includes an outer layer and an inner layer, wherein the inner layer has blackness higher than that of the outer layer, and wherein the outer layer has an L* value of 20 or more and 90 or less in an International Commission on Illumination (CIE) L*a*b* color system.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 17, 2019
    Publication date: July 25, 2019
    Inventors: Kyosuke Nagaoka, Tetsuya Ohashi, Ryoji Inoue, Takashi Fukushima, Hironori Murakami, Takeho Miyashita, Yasuo Kotaki, Hitoshi Takada, Kenichi Kanno
  • Publication number: 20190002728
    Abstract: The invention provides a varnish produced through reaction between a compound having an amino group and a resin having a functional group capable of reacting with an amino group, and having a polycyclic structure, wherein a portion of a plurality of the functional group of the resin is caused to react with the amino group of the compound in a solvent, and also a varnish produced through reaction between a compound having a phenolic hydroxyl group and a resin having a functional group capable of reacting with a phenolic hydroxyl group, and having a polycyclic structure, wherein a portion of a plurality of the functional group of the resin is caused to react with the phenolic hydroxyl group of the compound in the solvent. The invention also provides a prepreg, a resin-coated film, a metal-foil-clad laminate, and a printed wiring board produced by use of any of the varnishes.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 7, 2018
    Publication date: January 3, 2019
    Inventors: Kouji MORITA, Hikari MURAI, Shin TAKANEZAWA, Yasuo INOUE, Kazunaga SAKAI
  • Publication number: 20180197459
    Abstract: An image processing unit includes: a gain calculating section obtaining, based on first luminance information for each pixel, a first gain, in which the first gain is configured to increase with an increase in pixel luminance value in a range where the pixel luminance value is equal to or larger than a predetermined luminance value, and in which the pixel luminance value is derived from the first luminance information; and a determination section determining, based on the first luminance information and the first gain, second luminance information for each of the pixels.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 7, 2018
    Publication date: July 12, 2018
    Inventors: Tomoya Yano, Makoto Nakagawa, Mitsuyasu Asano, Yasuo Inoue, Shoji Araki, Hidehisa Shimizu
  • Patent number: 9940870
    Abstract: An image processing unit includes: a gain calculating section obtaining, based on first luminance information for each pixel, a first gain, in which the first gain is configured to increase with an increase in pixel luminance value in a range where the pixel luminance value is equal to or larger than a predetermined luminance value, and in which the pixel luminance value is derived from the first luminance information; and a determination section determining, based on the first luminance information and the first gain, second luminance information for each of the pixels.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 21, 2013
    Date of Patent: April 10, 2018
    Assignee: Sony Corporation
    Inventors: Tomoya Yano, Makoto Nakagawa, Mitsuyasu Asano, Yasuo Inoue, Shoji Araki, Hidehisa Shimizu
  • Patent number: 9666113
    Abstract: A display includes: a gain calculation section obtaining, according to an area of a high luminance region in a frame image, a first gain for each pixel in the region; a determination section determining, based on first luminance information for each pixel in the high luminance region and the first gain, second luminance information for each pixel in the high luminance region; and a display section performing display based on the second luminance information.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 4, 2013
    Date of Patent: May 30, 2017
    Assignee: SONY CORPORATION
    Inventors: Makoto Nakagawa, Tomoya Yano, Mitsuyasu Asano, Yasuo Inoue, Yohei Funatsu
  • Patent number: 9601048
    Abstract: Provided is an image processing device including a luminance information generating unit that generates fourth luminance information, which becomes the basis of luminance of a fourth pixel, on the basis of variation characteristics with the passage of time regarding light-emission luminance in the fourth pixel of a display unit including a first pixel, a second pixel, and a third pixel which emit three basic color light beams, and the fourth pixel that emits a non-basic color light beam, and first luminance information, second luminance information, and third luminance information which correspond to the first pixel, the second pixel, and the third pixel, respectively.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 4, 2015
    Date of Patent: March 21, 2017
    Assignee: Sony Corporation
    Inventors: Tomoya Yano, Yasuo Inoue, Yohei Funatsu
  • Patent number: 9552762
    Abstract: There is provided a self-luminous display device including a deterioration amount acquisition section configured to acquire a cumulative deterioration amount for each of a plurality of pixels arranged in a matrix shape on a screen, each of the pixels including a light emitting element which emits light by itself in accordance with a current amount, a deterioration amount calculation section configured to calculate a deterioration amount when an image is displayed based on a supplied video signal in each of the pixels by using a deterioration characteristic determined in accordance with a luminance of the video signal, and a cumulative information update section configured to reflect the cumulative deterioration amount acquired by the deterioration amount acquisition section in the deterioration amount calculated by the deterioration amount calculation section, and to update the reflected cumulative deterioration amount as a new cumulative deterioration amount.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 19, 2013
    Date of Patent: January 24, 2017
    Assignee: Sony Corporation
    Inventors: Yasuo Inoue, Yohei Funatsu, Takashi Uchida
  • Publication number: 20160181147
    Abstract: A first MISFET which is a semiconductor element is formed on an SOI substrate. The SOI substrate includes a supporting substrate which is a base, BOX layer which is an insulating layer formed on a main surface (surface) of the supporting substrate, that is, a buried oxide film; and an SOI layer which is a semiconductor layer formed on the BOX layer. The first MISFET as a semiconductor element is formed to the SOI layer. In an isolation region, an isolation groove is formed penetrating though the SOI layer and the BOX layer so that a bottom surface of the groove is positioned in the middle of a thickness of the supporting substrate. An isolation film is buried in the isolation groove being formed. Then, an oxidation resistant film is interposed between the BOX layer and the isolation film.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 26, 2016
    Publication date: June 23, 2016
    Inventors: Jiro YUGAMI, Toshiaki IWAMATSU, Katsuyuki HORITA, Hideki MAKIYAMA, Yasuo INOUE, Yoshiki YAMAMOTO
  • Patent number: 9343527
    Abstract: A first MISFET which is a semiconductor element is formed on an SOI substrate. The SOI substrate includes a supporting substrate which is a base, BOX layer which is an insulating layer formed on a main surface (surface) of the supporting substrate, that is, a buried oxide film; and an SOI layer which is a semiconductor layer formed on the BOX layer. The first MISFET as a semiconductor element is formed to the SOI layer. In an isolation region, an isolation groove is formed penetrating though the SOI layer and the BOX layer so that a bottom surface of the groove is positioned in the middle of a thickness of the supporting substrate. An isolation film is buried in the isolation groove being formed. Then, an oxidation resistant film is interposed between the BOX layer and the isolation film.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 2, 2012
    Date of Patent: May 17, 2016
    Assignee: Renesas Electronics Corporation
    Inventors: Jiro Yugami, Toshiaki Iwamatsu, Katsuyuki Horita, Hideki Makiyama, Yasuo Inoue, Yoshiki Yamamoto
  • Patent number: 9336705
    Abstract: Provided is a self-luminous display device including a data calculation section configured to calculate, by using a supplied video signal, data relating to a luminance amount accumulated in a unit of a first block in a target region for luminance control in a screen on which a plurality of pixels are arranged in a matrix, each of the pixels including a light emitting element which emits light by itself according to a current amount, a resampling section configured to resample the data relating to the luminance amount in the target region, in a unit of a second block, the data relating to the luminance amount being calculated by the data calculation section, the second block being larger than the first block, and a scaling section configured to generate data for luminance control in the target region by scaling the data resampled by the resampling section.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 19, 2013
    Date of Patent: May 10, 2016
    Assignee: Joled Inc.
    Inventors: Yasuo Inoue, Yohei Funatsu, Hidehisa Shimizu, Takashi Uchida