Patents by Inventor Yasushi Shinjo

Yasushi Shinjo 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: 11454581
    Abstract: The molecule detecting apparatus of an embodiment includes a light source 31, a fluorescent layer 42 emitting different fluorescence depending on the kind of a target molecule 60 captured when being irradiated with light from the light source 31, a photodetector 32 configured to detect fluorescence, and the photodetector 32 is an array of avalanche photodiodes operating in Geiger mode.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 30, 2019
    Date of Patent: September 27, 2022
    Assignee: Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba
    Inventors: Honam Kwon, Ikuo Fujiwara, Kazuhiro Suzuki, Keita Sasaki, Yuki Nobusa, Yasushi Shinjo
  • Publication number: 20210293756
    Abstract: According to one embodiment, a molecular sensor contains a sensitive film in which a porous member and an ionic liquid coexist. The molecular sensor is capable of detecting a target molecule by measuring a change in physical quantity of the sensitive film due to adsorption of the target molecule to the sensitive film.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 8, 2021
    Publication date: September 23, 2021
    Applicant: KABUSHIKI KAISHA TOSHIBA
    Inventors: Yasushi SHINJO, Hirohisa MIYAMOTO, Reiko YOSHIMURA
  • Publication number: 20210134397
    Abstract: According to one embodiment, an information processing apparatus comprises a processor. The processor is configured to receive a first number of outputs from the first number of sensors mutually different in response to an odor, obtain a second number of indicators by using the first number of outputs from the first number of sensors, the second number being larger than the first number, obtain the second number of indicator values by using the first number of outputs and the second number of indicators, and discriminate the odor based on the second number of indicator values.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 10, 2020
    Publication date: May 6, 2021
    Applicant: KABUSHIKI KAISHA TOSHIBA
    Inventors: Hirohisa MIYAMOTO, Yasushi SHINJO, Reiko YOSHIMURA, Koji MIZUGUCHI, Yoshiyuki KOKOJIMA
  • Patent number: 10761051
    Abstract: A molecular detection apparatus according to an arrangement includes: a collection unit collecting a detection target gas containing a molecule to be detected; a detector including a detection cell that has an organic probe provided in a sensor unit, the organic probe capturing the collected molecule, and a discriminator discriminating the molecule by a detection signal generated by the molecule being captured by the organic probe of the detection cell. The detection cell has the organic probe including a dicyanovinyl structure or a coumarin structure.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 6, 2018
    Date of Patent: September 1, 2020
    Assignee: KABUSHIKI KAISHA TOSHIBA
    Inventors: Ko Yamada, Hirohisa Miyamoto, Reiko Yoshimura, Hiroko Nakamura, Mitsuhiro Oki, Yasushi Shinjo, Masaki Atsuta
  • Publication number: 20200256778
    Abstract: The molecule detecting apparatus of an embodiment includes a light source 31, a fluorescent layer 42 emitting different fluorescence depending on the kind of a target molecule 60 captured when being irradiated with light from the light source 31, a photodetector 32 configured to detect fluorescence, and the photodetector 32 is an array of avalanche photodiodes operating in Geiger mode.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 30, 2019
    Publication date: August 13, 2020
    Applicant: Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba
    Inventors: Honam KWON, Ikuo FUJIWARA, Kazuhiro SUZUKI, Keita SASAKI, Yuki NOBUSA, Yasushi SHINJO
  • Publication number: 20200191687
    Abstract: A molecular detection apparatus includes a detector. The detector includes: a vibrator having a piezoelectric member that has a first surface and a second surface, a first electrode connected to the first surface, a second electrode connected to the second surface, and a third electrode connected to the second surface and disconnected from the second electrode; a sensitive film overlapping at least one part of the second electrode and at least one part of the third electrode and configured to change a vibration frequency of the vibrator in response to an interaction with target molecules; and a detection electrode to detect the changed vibration frequency.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 5, 2019
    Publication date: June 18, 2020
    Applicant: Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba
    Inventors: Yasushi SHINJO, Yongfang LI, Hirohisa MIYAMOTO, Yutaka NAKAI, Reiko YOSHIMURA
  • Patent number: 10519367
    Abstract: A metal organic framework is configured to emit fluorescence and deform by interaction with a target molecule. The metal organic framework includes: a metal ion; a quadridentate ligand bonded to the metal ion; and a bidentate ligand bonded to the metal ion.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 31, 2018
    Date of Patent: December 31, 2019
    Assignee: Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba
    Inventors: Yasushi Shinjo, Hirohisa Miyamoto, Satoshi Takayama
  • Publication number: 20190293588
    Abstract: A molecular detection apparatus of an embodiment includes: a first detector which includes a first sensor containing a MOF having a fluorescence emitting property, a light source which irradiates the MOF with light, and a light receiver which receives fluorescence from the MOF; a second detector which includes a sensor layer electrodes electrically connected with the sensor layer; and a type discrimination and concentration calculation part which discriminates a type of the molecules to be detected based on a measurement result measured by the first detector, and calculates a concentration of the molecules a measurement result measured by the second detector based on a discrimination result of a type of the molecules.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 14, 2018
    Publication date: September 26, 2019
    Applicant: KABUSHIKI KAISHA TOSHIBA
    Inventors: Hirohisa MIYAMOTO, Yasushi SHINJO, Ko YAMADA, Mitsuhiro OKI
  • Publication number: 20190292449
    Abstract: A metal organic framework is configured to emit fluorescence and deform by interaction with a target molecule. The metal organic framework includes: a metal ion; a quadridentate ligand bonded to the metal ion; and a bidentate ligand bonded to the metal ion.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 31, 2018
    Publication date: September 26, 2019
    Applicant: Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba
    Inventors: Yasushi SHINJO, Hirohisa Miyamoto, Satoshi Takayama
  • Publication number: 20190086359
    Abstract: A molecular detection apparatus according to an arrangement includes: a collection unit collecting a detection target gas containing a molecule to be detected; a detector including a detection cell that has an organic probe provided in a sensor unit, the organic probe capturing the collected molecule, and a discriminator discriminating the molecule by a detection signal generated by the molecule being captured by the organic probe of the detection cell. The detection cell has the organic probe including a dicyanovinyl structure or a coumarin structure.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 6, 2018
    Publication date: March 21, 2019
    Applicant: KABUSHIKI KAISHA TOSHIBA
    Inventors: Ko YAMADA, Hirohisa MIYAMOTO, Reiko YOSHIMURA, Hiroko NAKAMURA, Mitsuhiro OKI, Yasushi SHINJO, Masaki ATSUTA
  • Publication number: 20190086327
    Abstract: A molecular detection apparatus, comprising: a chamber; a light source provided in the chamber and configured to emit light; a detector including at least one sensor and configured to generate a first detection data and a second detection data, the sensor being provided in the chamber and being configured to capture molecules of target molecules, the first detection data corresponding to the number of captured molecules per predetermined time under a first emission condition of the light, and the second detection data corresponding to the number of captured molecules per predetermined time under a second emission condition of the light; and a discriminator to discriminate the target molecules using the first and second detection data.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 9, 2018
    Publication date: March 21, 2019
    Applicant: KABUSHIKI KAISHA TOSHIBA
    Inventors: Masaki Atsuta, Ko Yamada, Hiroko Nakamura, Mitsuhiro Oki, Hirohisa Miyamoto, Yasushi Shinjo, Reiko Yoshimura
  • Patent number: 9865835
    Abstract: An organic electroluminescent device includes first and second substrates, first and second electrodes, an insulating layer, an organic light emitting layer, and an intermediate layer. The first electrode is provided on the first substrate. The insulating layer is provided on the first electrode. The insulating layer includes first and second openings. The second electrode includes first and second conductive parts. The first conductive part covers the first opening. The second conductive part covers the second opening. The organic light emitting layer includes first and second light emitting parts. The first light emitting part is provided between the first electrode and the first conductive part. The second light emitting part is provided between the first electrode and the second conductive part. The second substrate is provided on a stacked body including above. The intermediate layer is provided between the stacked body and the second substrate.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 30, 2015
    Date of Patent: January 9, 2018
    Assignee: Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba
    Inventors: Yasushi Shinjo, Tomoaki Sawabe, Akio Amano
  • Patent number: 9773980
    Abstract: According to one embodiment, the organic electroluminescent device includes an anode, a cathode provided apart from the anode, and a luminous layer. The luminous layer is disposed between the anode and the cathode and contains a host material and a luminous dopant. The host material includes a polymer having a skeleton represented by Formula 1 below in a repeating unit, and a number of repetitions being 20 to 10,000. (X is an element composing a polymer backbone, R1, R2, R3, and R4 may be identical or different, and each of them is selected from a hydrogen atom, an alkyl group, an aromatic ring group, an alkoxy group, an alkothio group, and a halogen atom.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 5, 2014
    Date of Patent: September 26, 2017
    Assignee: KABUSHIKI KAISHA TOSHIBA
    Inventors: Yukitami Mizuno, Yasushi Shinjo, Akio Amano, Tomoko Sugizaki
  • Patent number: 9680124
    Abstract: An organic electroluminescent device includes first and second electrode and an organic light emitting layer. The first electrode has an upper face. The organic light emitting layer is provided on the first electrode. The second electrode is provided on the organic light emitting layer. The second electrode includes a plurality of conductive parts. The conductive parts extend in a first direction parallel to the upper face and are arranged in a second direction. The second direction is parallel to the upper face and intersects with the first direction. When a length of each of the conductive parts in the second direction is set to W1 (micrometer), and a pitch of each of the conductive parts is set to P1 (micrometer). The W1 and the P1 satisfy a relationship of W1??647(1?W1/P1)+511 and a relationship of W1??882(1?W1/P1)+847.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 31, 2015
    Date of Patent: June 13, 2017
    Assignee: Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba
    Inventors: Daimotsu Kato, Hayato Kakizoe, Tomoaki Sawabe, Keiji Sugi, Atsushi Wada, Yukitami Mizuno, Tomio Ono, Shintaro Enomoto, Tomoko Sugizaki, Akio Amano, Yasushi Shinjo
  • Publication number: 20160268545
    Abstract: According to one embodiment, an organic electroluminescent element includes a first electrode, a first insulating layer, an organic layer, a second electrode, and a second insulating layer. The first insulating layer is provided on the first electrode. The first insulating layer has an opening. The organic layer is provided on the first electrode. At least a portion of the organic layer is provided in the opening. At least a portion of the second electrode is provided on the organic layer. A second insulating layer covers at least a portion of an outer edge of the first insulating layer. A density of the second insulating layer is higher than a density of the first insulating layer.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 25, 2016
    Publication date: September 15, 2016
    Applicant: Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba
    Inventors: Tomoko SUGIZAKI, Keiji SUGI, Akio AMANO, Yasushi SHINJO
  • Publication number: 20150340642
    Abstract: An organic electroluminescent device includes first and second substrates, first and second electrodes, an insulating layer, an organic light emitting layer, and an intermediate layer. The first electrode is provided on the first substrate. The insulating layer is provided on the first electrode. The insulating layer includes first and second openings. The second electrode includes first and second conductive parts. The first conductive part covers the first opening. The second conductive part covers the second opening. The organic light emitting layer includes first and second light emitting parts. The first light emitting part is provided between the first electrode and the first conductive part. The second light emitting part is provided between the first electrode and the second conductive part. The second substrate is provided on a stacked body including above. The intermediate layer is provided between the stacked body and the second substrate.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 30, 2015
    Publication date: November 26, 2015
    Applicant: KABUSHIKI KAISHA TOSHIBA
    Inventors: Yasushi SHINJO, Tomoaki Sawabe, Akio Amano
  • Patent number: 9168557
    Abstract: Certain embodiments provided a coating apparatus includes an applicator, material supply unit, and first, second, and third moving mechanisms. The applicator includes a meniscus pillar forming portion configured to form a meniscus pillar of the material in conjunction with a surface to be coated of the object to be coated and a recess. The material supply unit supplies the material to the applicator. The first moving mechanism moves the position of the applicator relative to the surface along the surface. The second moving mechanism moves the position of the applicator relative to the surface so that the meniscus pillar between the surface and the recess. The third moving mechanism moves the position of the applicator relatively toward and away from the surface.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 13, 2012
    Date of Patent: October 27, 2015
    Assignee: KABUSHIKI KAISHA TOSHIBA
    Inventors: Tatuya Saeki, Hiroaki Kobayashi, Yasushi Shinjo
  • Patent number: 9125256
    Abstract: In general, according to one embodiment, an illumination device includes a light emitting unit, a connection unit, a containing unit, and a second sealing unit. The light emitting unit includes a first substrate, a second substrate, an organic electroluminescent element, and a first sealing unit. The organic electroluminescent element is provided between the first substrate and the second substrate. The first sealing unit seals circumferential edge portions between the first substrate and the second substrate. The connection unit supplies power to the organic electroluminescent element. The containing unit has a space being airtight in an interior of the containing unit. The containing unit contains the light emitting unit inside the space. The second sealing unit is provided in the containing unit. The second sealing unit seals between a portion of the unit extending outside the containing unit and the containing unit.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 7, 2013
    Date of Patent: September 1, 2015
    Assignee: Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba
    Inventors: Daimotsu Kato, Hayato Kakizoe, Tomoko Sugizaki, Tomoaki Sawabe, Keiji Sugi, Akio Amano, Yasushi Shinjo, Tomio Ono, Shintaro Enomoto
  • Patent number: 9109790
    Abstract: According to one embodiment, a liquid container includes a tank unit and a light emitting unit. The tank unit is capable of storing a liquid in an interior of the tank unit. At least one portion of the tank unit is light-transmissive. The light emitting unit contacts the at least one portion. The light emitting unit includes a first electrode opposing an outer surface of the at least one portion, a second electrode provided between the first electrode and the at least one portion, the second electrode being light-transmissive, and an organic light emitting layer provided between the first electrode and the second electrode.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 12, 2013
    Date of Patent: August 18, 2015
    Assignee: Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba
    Inventors: Tomoaki Sawabe, Yasushi Shinjo, Shintaro Enomoto
  • Patent number: 9099405
    Abstract: According to one embodiment, a display device, includes: a display unit and a control unit. The display unit has a plurality of segments. Each of the plurality of segments includes a plurality of organic light emitting layers to emit light of mutually different colors. The plurality of segments forms one of a plurality types of images by changing the colors of the emitted light from the plurality of segments. The control unit drives each of the plurality of segments of the display unit to emit light.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 3, 2013
    Date of Patent: August 4, 2015
    Assignee: Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba
    Inventors: Tomio Ono, Keiji Sugi, Tomoaki Sawabe, Daimotsu Kato, Hayato Kakizoe, Yasushi Shinjo, Shintaro Enomoto