Patents by Inventor Yasushi Inagaki

Yasushi Inagaki 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: 10409026
    Abstract: A lens driving device includes a movable part, a plate spring that movably supports the movable part, a coil provided on the movable part, and magnets facing the coil. An outer portion of the movable part includes protrusion opposing parts where first restricting protrusion and second restricting protrusions face each other in an optical axis direction and non-opposing parts where the first restricting protrusion and the second restricting protrusions do not face each other in the optical axis direction, the coil is formed by winding a conductor wire around the outer portion in a circumferential direction and includes first coil portions positioned in the protrusion opposing parts and second coil portions positioned in at least some of the non-opposing parts, and the width of the second coil portions in the optical axis direction is greater than the width of the first coil portions in the optical axis direction.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 6, 2018
    Date of Patent: September 10, 2019
    Assignee: ALPS ALPINE CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Yasushi Inagaki, Hiroshi Osada, Toshiyuki Tanaka, Ken Okochi, Akiyoshi Sarudate
  • Patent number: 10134693
    Abstract: A printed wiring board includes a lowermost resin insulating layer, a first conductor layer formed on first surface of the lowermost layer, a conductor post having upper surface facing the first surface of the lowermost layer, a metal post formed such that the metal post is protruding from second surface of the lowermost layer and is positioned at lower surface of the conductor post, an electronic component embedded in the lowermost layer such that the component is positioned on second surface side of the lowermost layer and has an electrode facing the first surface of the lowermost layer, and via conductors formed in the lowermost layer and including first and second via conductors such that the first via conductor is connecting the first conductor layer and the upper surface of the conductor post and the second via conductor is connecting the first conductor layer and the electrode of the component.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 23, 2017
    Date of Patent: November 20, 2018
    Assignee: IBIDEN CO., LTD.
    Inventor: Yasushi Inagaki
  • Publication number: 20180259741
    Abstract: A lens driving device includes a movable part, a plate spring that movably supports the movable part, a coil provided on the movable part, and magnets facing the coil. An outer portion of the movable part includes protrusion opposing parts where first restricting protrusion and second restricting protrusions face each other in an optical axis direction and non-opposing parts where the first restricting protrusion and the second restricting protrusions do not face each other in the optical axis direction, the coil is formed by winding a conductor wire around the outer portion in a circumferential direction and includes first coil portions positioned in the protrusion opposing parts and second coil portions positioned in at least some of the non-opposing parts, and the width of the second coil portions in the optical axis direction is greater than the width of the first coil portions in the optical axis direction.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 6, 2018
    Publication date: September 13, 2018
    Inventors: Yasushi INAGAKI, Hiroshi OSADA, Toshiyuki TANAKA, Ken OKOCHI, Akiyoshi SARUDATE
  • Patent number: 9854669
    Abstract: A printed wiring board includes a first insulating layer, a first conductor layer formed on first surface of the first insulating layer, a second conductor layer formed on second surface of the first insulating layer, a first via structure formed in the first insulating layer such that the first via structure is connecting the first and second conductor layers, a second insulating layer formed on the second surface of the first insulating layer such that the second conductor layer is embedded into the second insulating layer, a third conductor layer formed on the second insulating layer, and a second via structure formed in the second insulating layer such that the second via structure is connecting the second and third conductor layers. The second conductor layer includes a dedicated wiring layer which transmits data between two electronic components to be mounted to the first surface of the first insulating layer.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 27, 2015
    Date of Patent: December 26, 2017
    Assignee: IBIDEN CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Yasushi Inagaki, Toshiki Furutani
  • Patent number: 9793241
    Abstract: A printed wiring board includes a lowermost resin insulating layer, a first conductor layer formed on a first surface of the lowermost resin insulating layer, a conductor post formed in the lowermost resin insulating layer such that the conductor post has an upper surface facing the first surface and a lower surface on the opposite side with respect to the upper surface, a semiconductor element embedded in the lowermost resin insulating layer such that the semiconductor element has an electrode facing the first surface and is positioned on a second surface side of the lowermost resin insulating layer, and via conductors formed in the lowermost resin insulating layer and including a first via conductor and a second via conductor such that the first via conductor is connecting the first conductor layer and the conductor post and that the second via conductor is connecting the first conductor layer and the electrode.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 30, 2016
    Date of Patent: October 17, 2017
    Assignee: IBIDEN CO., LTD.
    Inventor: Yasushi Inagaki
  • Patent number: 9763319
    Abstract: A package substrate includes an inner interlayer, a first conductor layer, a second conductor layer, an outermost interlayer, an outermost conductor layer including first and second pads to mount electronic components, vias including first and second vias such that the first vias are connecting the first conductor layer and first pads and the second vias are connecting the first conductor layer and second pads, and skip vias penetrating through the outermost and inner interlayers such that the skip vias are connecting the outermost and second conductor layers. Sum of insulation distances (t1, t2) is in range of 40 ?m or less to 10 ?m or more, where the insulation distance (t1) is insulation distance between the outermost and first conductor layers and the insulation distance (t2) is insulation distance between the first and second conductor layers, and difference between the insulation distances (t1, t2) is less than 5 ?m.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 7, 2015
    Date of Patent: September 12, 2017
    Assignee: IBIDEN CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Yasushi Inagaki, Yasuhiro Takahashi, Satoshi Kurokawa
  • Publication number: 20170213799
    Abstract: A printed wiring board includes a lowermost resin insulating layer, a first conductor layer formed on first surface of the lowermost layer, a conductor post having upper surface facing the first surface of the lowermost layer, a metal post formed such that the metal post is protruding from second surface of the lowermost layer and is positioned at lower surface of the conductor post, an electronic component embedded in the lowermost layer such that the component is positioned on second surface side of the lowermost layer and has an electrode facing the first surface of the lowermost layer, and via conductors formed in the lowermost layer and including first and second via conductors such that the first via conductor is connecting the first conductor layer and the upper surface of the conductor post and the second via conductor is connecting the first conductor layer and the electrode of the component.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 23, 2017
    Publication date: July 27, 2017
    Applicant: IBIDEN CO., LTD.
    Inventor: Yasushi INAGAKI
  • Patent number: 9716059
    Abstract: A package substrate includes an outermost interlayer, an outermost conductive layer including first pads positioned to mount at electronic component and second pads positioned to mount another electronic component, a first conductive layer including first circuits and formed such that the outermost interlayer is on the first conductive layer and that the first circuits are connecting the first and second pads, an inner interlayer formed such that the first conductive layer is on the inner interlayer, a second conductive layer formed such that the inner interlayer is on the second conductive layer, via conductors penetrating through the outermost interlayer and including first via conductors connecting the first conductive layer and the first pads and second via conductors connecting the first conductive layer and the second pads, and third via conductors penetrating through the inner interlayer and positioned such that the first and third via conductors form stacked via conductors.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 31, 2015
    Date of Patent: July 25, 2017
    Assignee: IBIDEN CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Yasushi Inagaki, Osamu Futonagane
  • Patent number: 9704795
    Abstract: A printed wiring board includes an insulating layer, a first conductor layer embedded into first surface of the insulating layer and including multiple wirings such that the wirings include connecting portions positioned to connect an electronic component, respectively, a second conductor layer projecting from second surface of the insulating layer on the opposite side, a solder resist layer formed on the first surface of the insulating layer such that the solder resist layer is covering the first conductor layer and has an opening structure exposing the connecting portions of the wirings, and multiple metal posts formed on the connecting portions respectively such that each of the metal posts has a width which is larger than a width of a respective one of the wirings having the connecting portions. The wirings are formed such that the connecting portions are positioned side by side on every other adjacent one of the wirings.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 7, 2015
    Date of Patent: July 11, 2017
    Assignee: IBIDEN CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Yasushi Inagaki, Kota Noda
  • Patent number: 9699909
    Abstract: A wiring board with a built-in electronic component includes a core substrate, an electronic component in the substrate, a first upper-layer structure on first surface of the substrate, a second upper-layer structure on second surface of the substrate, and via conductors in the substrate and first upper-layer structure such that the via conductors are connected to an electrode of the component. The substrate has an accommodating layer, a first connection layer on first surface of the accommodating layer, and a second connection layer on second surface of the accommodating layer, the accommodating layer includes inner wiring and insulation layers and has cavity accommodating the component, the first connection layer includes inner wiring and insulation layers, and the second connection layer includes inner wiring and insulation layers such that the second connection layer includes greater number of inner wiring and insulation layers than the first connection layer.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 8, 2014
    Date of Patent: July 4, 2017
    Assignee: IBIDEN CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Naohito Ishiguro, Yasushi Inagaki
  • Publication number: 20170154871
    Abstract: A printed wiring board includes a lowermost resin insulating layer, a first conductor layer formed on a first surface of the lowermost resin insulating layer, a conductor post formed in the lowermost resin insulating layer such that the conductor post has an upper surface facing the first surface and a lower surface on the opposite side with respect to the upper surface, a semiconductor element embedded in the lowermost resin insulating layer such that the semiconductor element has an electrode facing the first surface and is positioned on a second surface side of the lowermost resin insulating layer, and via conductors formed in the lowermost resin insulating layer and including a first via conductor and a second via conductor such that the first via conductor is connecting the first conductor layer and the conductor post and that the second via conductor is connecting the first conductor layer and the electrode.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 30, 2016
    Publication date: June 1, 2017
    Applicant: IBIDEN CO., LTD.
    Inventor: Yasushi INAGAKI
  • Patent number: 9655242
    Abstract: A printed wiring board includes a first insulating layer having concave portions on first surface of the first insulating layer, a first conductor layer including first circuits formed in the concave portions, a second conductor layer including second circuits on second surface of the first insulating layer, a first via conductor connecting the first and second conductor layers, and a second insulating layer formed on the second surface of the first insulating layer and covering the second conductor layer. Each first circuit has upper, lower and side surfaces such that the upper surface is exposed from the first insulating layer and the side and lower surfaces are not roughened surfaces, each second circuit has top, back and side surfaces such that the side and back surfaces are roughened surfaces, and a thinnest first circuit has a line width L1 smaller than a line width L2 of a thinnest second circuit.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 16, 2015
    Date of Patent: May 16, 2017
    Assignee: IBIDEN CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Yasushi Inagaki, Toshiki Furutani
  • Patent number: 9638885
    Abstract: A lens driving apparatus includes a lens holding member, a static member including a housing, a biasing member, and a moving mechanism. The biasing member includes upper and lower leaf springs. The upper leaf spring includes an upper first portion, an upper second portion, and an upper elastic arm portion. A through hole is formed in the upper first portion of the upper leaf spring. The lens holding member includes a fastening portion that includes a mount surface on which the upper leaf spring is placed, a recess facing the through hole, and a protrusion inserted into the through hole. An adhesive held in the recess surrounds the protrusion and part of the adhesive spreads to an upper surface of the upper first portion of the upper leaf spring through the through hole. The upper leaf spring is fixed to the lens holding member with the adhesive.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 26, 2015
    Date of Patent: May 2, 2017
    Assignee: ALPS ELECTRIC CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Yasushi Inagaki, Katsuhiko Otomo
  • Patent number: 9564392
    Abstract: A printed wiring board includes a resin insulating layer, a wiring conductor layer embedded in the insulating layer such that the conductor layer has a first surface exposed on a first surface side of the insulating layer, and a conductor post formed on a second surface of the conductor layer on the opposite side with respect to the first surface such that the conductor post has a side surface covered by the insulating layer. The conductor post has an end surface on the opposite with respect to the conductor layer such that the end surface of the conductor post is exposed on a second surface side of the insulating layer, and the conductor post has an end portion on a wiring conductor layer side such that the side surface in the end portion is a curved side surface which is bending outward increasingly toward from the conductor layer.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 11, 2016
    Date of Patent: February 7, 2017
    Assignee: IBIDEN CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Toshiki Furutani, Shunsuke Sakai, Yasushi Inagaki
  • Patent number: 9538651
    Abstract: A printed wiring board includes an insulating layer, a first conductor layer embedded into a first surface of the insulating layer and including connecting portions to connect an electronic component, a second conductor layer projecting from a second surface of the insulating layer, a solder resist layer covering the first conductor layer and having an opening structure exposing the connecting portions, a barrier metal layer formed on the connecting portions such that the barrier layer is projecting from the first surface of the insulating layer, and metal posts formed on the barrier layer such that the metal posts are positioned on the connecting portions, respectively. Each metal post has width which is greater than width of a respective connecting portion, and the barrier metal layer includes a metal material which is different from a metal material forming the metal posts and a metal material forming the first conductor layer.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 7, 2015
    Date of Patent: January 3, 2017
    Assignee: IBIDEN CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Yasushi Inagaki, Kota Noda
  • Patent number: 9510447
    Abstract: A printed wiring board includes an insulation layer, a first conductive layer embedded into first surface of the insulation layer, a second conductive layer formed on second surface of the insulation layer, a via conductor penetrating through the insulation layer and electrically connecting the first and second layers, and a solder-resist layer covering the first layer and having an opening structure forming an exposed structure of the first layer. The exposed structure is formed to connect an electronic component to the first layer, and the first layer has a barrier-metal layer and a metal layer on the first layer such that the barrier-metal layer is on surface of the first layer and includes metal different from metal forming the metal layer and that the metal layer is on surface of the barrier-metal layer in the exposed structure and protruding from the first surface of the insulation layer.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 15, 2015
    Date of Patent: November 29, 2016
    Assignee: IBIDEN CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Toshiki Furutani, Yasushi Inagaki
  • Patent number: 9510450
    Abstract: A printed wiring board includes a insulation layer, a first conductive layer embedded into first surface of the insulation layer and having surface exposed on the first surface of the insulation layer, a second conductive layer formed on second surface of the insulation layer and protruding from the second surface of the insulation layer, a via penetrating through the insulation layer and electrically connecting the first and second conductive layers, a solder-resist layer covering the first conductive layer and having an opening structure forming an exposed structure of the first conductive layer, and a metal layer formed on the exposed structure and protruding from the first surface of the insulation layer. The exposed structure of the first conductive layer includes pads positioned to mount an electronic component to the first conductive layer, and the metal layer has a solder layer formed on the metal layer and having a flat surface.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 15, 2015
    Date of Patent: November 29, 2016
    Assignee: IBIDEN CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Toshiki Furutani, Yasushi Inagaki
  • Publication number: 20160336261
    Abstract: A printed wiring board includes a resin insulating layer, a wiring conductor layer embedded in the insulating layer such that the conductor layer has a first surface exposed on a first surface side of the insulating layer, and a conductor post formed on a second surface of the conductor layer on the opposite side with respect to the first surface such that the conductor post has a side surface covered by the insulating layer. The conductor post has an end surface on the opposite with respect to the conductor layer such that the end surface of the conductor post is exposed on a second surface side of the insulating layer, and the conductor post has an end portion on a wiring conductor layer side such that the side surface in the end portion is a curved side surface which is bending outward increasingly toward from the conductor layer.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 11, 2016
    Publication date: November 17, 2016
    Applicant: IBIDEN CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Toshiki FURUTANI, Shunsuke SAKAI, Yasushi INAGAKI
  • Patent number: 9443800
    Abstract: A package substrate includes interlayer insulating layers including outermost and inner-layer layers, conductor layers including an outermost layer, a first layer between the outermost and inner-layer layers, and a second layer on which the inner-layer layer is formed, via conductors including first and second conductors through the outermost insulating layer, and skip via conductors through the outermost and inner-layer insulating layers to connect the outermost and second conductor layers. The outermost conductor layer includes first and second pads to mount first and second electronic components on the outermost insulating layer, the first conductors are positioned to connect the first conductor layer and first pads, the second conductors are positioned to connect the first conductor layer and second pads, and the first conductor layer has area on surface of the inner-layer insulating layer which is in range of 3 to 15% of area of the surface of the inner-layer insulating layer.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 26, 2015
    Date of Patent: September 13, 2016
    Assignee: IBIDEN CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Yasushi Inagaki, Yasuhiro Takahashi, Satoshi Kurokawa
  • Publication number: 20160255717
    Abstract: A multilayer wiring board includes wiring bodies each including an insulating layer, a conductor layer embedded in the insulating layer and having exposed surface on first surface of the insulating layer, and a conductor post formed on embedded surface of the conductor layer on the opposite side and having end surface on second surface of the insulating layer. The bodies include first and second bodies forming outermost layers on the opposite sides, the exposed surface is recessed from the first surface of the insulating layer in the first body, the end surface is recessed from the second surface in the second body in recess amount greater than that of the exposed surface in the first body, the post of the first body has the exposed surface bonded to the conductor layer of an adjacent body, the second body has the conductor layer bonded to the post of an adjacent body.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 24, 2016
    Publication date: September 1, 2016
    Applicant: IBIDEN CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Toshiki FURUTANI, Yasushi INAGAKI, Shunsuke SAKAI