Patents by Inventor Yasutomo Tanaka

Yasutomo Tanaka 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: 20210221744
    Abstract: A ceramic matrix composite of the present disclosure includes a fiber substrate including a silicon carbide fiber bundle, and a silicon carbide film formed on a surface of each silicon carbide fiber of the silicon carbide fiber bundle, in which a ratio of an average film thickness D2 to an average film thickness Di is 1.0 to 1.3, the average film thickness Di being an average film thickness of the silicon carbide film formed on a surface of the silicon carbide fiber in an outer layer of the silicon carbide fiber bundle, and the average film thickness D2 being an average film thickness of the silicon carbide film formed on a surface of the silicon carbide fiber in an inner layer, which is positioned inside the outer layer, of the silicon carbide fiber bundle.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 7, 2019
    Publication date: July 22, 2021
    Applicant: IHI Corporation
    Inventors: Yuuta OOTSUKA, Masato ISHIZAKI, Yasutomo TANAKA, Hisato INOUE, Wataru KUBOTA, Izumi MATSUKURA
  • Publication number: 20210078910
    Abstract: A production method for a composite material, which includes a porous substrate and a silicon carbide film formed on a surface of a material forming the porous substrate, includes causing a silicon source containing a silicon atom, a chlorine source containing a chlorine atom, and a carbon source containing a carbon atom to react with each other to form the silicon carbide film on the surface of the material forming the porous substrate.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 30, 2020
    Publication date: March 18, 2021
    Applicant: IHI Corporation
    Inventors: Yuuta OOTSUKA, Yasutomo TANAKA, Hisato INOUE, Wataru KUBOTA, Masato ISHIZAKI, Yasuyuki FUKUSHIMA, Izumi MATSUKURA
  • Publication number: 20210037163
    Abstract: An image forming apparatus that includes an image capturing unit capturing an image in front of the apparatus; a display displaying a screen; and a controller including one or more processors, the controller configured to function as: an acquisition unit acquiring a face image of a user from the image captured by the image capturing unit; an authentication unit authenticating, using the face image of the user acquired by the acquisition unit, the user who is within a first distance from the apparatus; a tracking unit tracking the user authenticated by the authentication unit; and a control unit causing the display to display a screen that is based on information corresponding to the user tracked by the tracking unit when the user has reached a position at a second distance from the apparatus, the second distance being shorter than the first distance.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 27, 2020
    Publication date: February 4, 2021
    Inventors: Yasutomo Tanaka, Chiaki Numata
  • Patent number: 10819873
    Abstract: An image processing apparatus capable of suppressing degradation of the image quality of output image data, caused by electrostatic noise, without increasing a circuit scale. The image processing apparatus transmits image data obtained by reading an original, in synchronism with a synchronization signal. Noise in the synchronization signal is detected and eliminated. An image is printed using the image data. The number of times of detection of the noise is counted, and a notification indicative of the number of times of detection of the noise is made.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 30, 2018
    Date of Patent: October 27, 2020
    Assignee: CANON KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventor: Yasutomo Tanaka
  • Publication number: 20200073842
    Abstract: A bridge device according to an aspect of the present invention is configured to communicate with a first device and a second device, the first device being configured to interrupt output of a first clock signal after completion of the output of the data, the second device being controlled based on the data. The bridge device includes an acquisition unit configured to acquire the data based on the first clock signal, a storage unit configured to store the data acquired by the acquisition unit, and an output unit configured to read out the data stored in the storage unit and output the data to the second device. The output unit receives a second clock signal different from the first clock signal input from the first device, and outputs the data based on the second clock signal.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 14, 2019
    Publication date: March 5, 2020
    Inventors: Yasushi Shinto, Toshio Yoshihara, Yasutomo Tanaka, Daisuke Matsunaga
  • Publication number: 20200076645
    Abstract: A bridge device connected to a master device and a plurality of memory devices, and includes a reception unit configured to receive a command for controlling a memory device, a memory address in the memory device, and data via a same signal line, the command, the memory address, and the data being output from the master device, an output unit configured to output the command received by the reception unit to at least one of the memory devices, and a selection unit configured to select a memory device to perform processing of the command received by the reception unit from among the plurality of memory devices based on the memory address received from the master device by the reception unit.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 15, 2019
    Publication date: March 5, 2020
    Inventors: Yasutomo Tanaka, Daisuke Matsunaga, Toshio Yoshihara, Yasushi Shinto
  • Patent number: 10507414
    Abstract: A reheating collection device for a gas phase process is provided with a container elongated in an axial direction along an axis to define a chamber, an inflow path and an exhaust path respectively in communication with the chamber and apart in the axial direction from each other, and a heater heating the chamber between the inflow path and the exhaust path.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 4, 2019
    Date of Patent: December 17, 2019
    Assignee: IHI Corporation
    Inventors: Yuuta Ootsuka, Yasutomo Tanaka, Wataru Kubota, Masato Ishizaki
  • Patent number: 10443122
    Abstract: A device of executing vacuum processing has a chamber capable of keeping the chamber as a whole in a depressurized state; a feeding roller so disposed as to hang a reinforcement fiber down in the chamber; a processor so disposed in the chamber as to pass the reinforcement fiber hung down in the chamber through the processor; a capture device so disposed as to capture and keep a leading end of the reinforcement fiber passing the processor and vertically falling down in place; a winding bobbin configured to wind the reinforcement fiber processed by the processor; and a resilient cord withdrawn in synchronism with the winding bobbin from a first position where the resilient cord surrounds the leading end kept in place by the capture device to a second position where the resilient cord gets in contact with and leads the reinforcement fiber to the winding bobbin.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 3, 2016
    Date of Patent: October 15, 2019
    Assignees: IHI Corporation, Kaji Seisakusho Co., Ltd
    Inventors: Yukihiro Nakada, Kenichiro Watanabe, Yasutomo Tanaka, Hideki Kitagawa, Kenichi Sodeno
  • Patent number: 10423557
    Abstract: Even in the case where a ring bus interface that is connected to an internal ring bus of an LSI is provided as an interface of the LSI in order to add a new image processing function, the position of a function extension module on the ring bus is fixed. An information processing apparatus including: a first controller unit having a plurality of modules and a ring bus that connects the plurality of modules in the form of a ring; and a second controller unit having a plurality of modules and a ring bus that connects the plurality of modules in the form of a ring, and the first controller unit having an interface that transmits data to the ring bus within the second controller unit and a switch capable of switching an output destination of data output from at least one of the plurality of modules of the first controller unit to the interface.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 1, 2017
    Date of Patent: September 24, 2019
    Assignee: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
    Inventors: Yasushi Shinto, Yasutomo Tanaka
  • Publication number: 20190256362
    Abstract: This disclosure is to make it possible to easily stabilize a chlorosilane polymer while preventing a solid chlorosilane polymer from being generated. Disclosed is a method for stabilizing a chlorosilane polymer generated secondarily in a step of a chemical vapor deposition method using chlorosilane-based gas, the method including: a step of bringing alcohol into contact with the chlorosilane polymer, degrading the chlorosilane polymer to alkoxide, hydrogen chloride and hydrogen, and diluting the degraded alkoxide with the alcohol; and a step of performing hydrolysis for the alkoxide.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 22, 2019
    Publication date: August 22, 2019
    Applicant: IHI Corporation
    Inventors: Yasutomo TANAKA, Yuuta OOTSUKA, Wataru KUBOTA, Masato ISHIZAKI, Kozue AKAZAKI
  • Publication number: 20190135640
    Abstract: Provided is a method of producing a silicon compound material, including the steps of: storing a silicon carbide preform in a reaction furnace; supplying a raw material gas containing methyltrichlorosilane to the reaction furnace to infiltrate the preform with silicon carbide; and controlling and reducing a temperature of a gas discharged from the reaction furnace at a predetermined rate to subject the gas to continuous thermal history, to thereby decrease generation of a liquid or solid by-product derived from the gas.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 4, 2019
    Publication date: May 9, 2019
    Applicants: IHI Corporation, The University of Tokyo
    Inventors: Yasuyuki FUKUSHIMA, Kozue AKAZAKI, Yasutomo TANAKA, Kazuma AKIKUBO, Takeshi NAKAMURA, Yukihiro SHIMOGAKI, Takeshi MOMOSE, Noboru SATO, Kohei SHIMA, Yuichi FUNATO
  • Publication number: 20190134545
    Abstract: A reheating collection device for a gas phase process is provided with a container elongated in an axial direction along an axis to define a chamber, an inflow path and an exhaust path respectively in communication with the chamber and apart in the axial direction from each other, and a heater heating the chamber between the inflow path and the exhaust path.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 4, 2019
    Publication date: May 9, 2019
    Applicant: IHI Corporation
    Inventors: Yuuta OOTSUKA, Yasutomo TANAKA, Wataru KUBOTA, Masato ISHIZAKI
  • Publication number: 20190075215
    Abstract: An image processing apparatus capable of suppressing degradation of the image quality of output image data, caused by electrostatic noise, without increasing a circuit scale. The image processing apparatus transmits image data obtained by reading an original, in synchronism with a synchronization signal. Noise in the synchronization signal is detected and eliminated. An image is printed using the image data. The number of times of detection of the noise is counted, and a notification indicative of the number of times of detection of the noise is made.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 30, 2018
    Publication date: March 7, 2019
    Inventor: Yasutomo Tanaka
  • Publication number: 20180213103
    Abstract: An image processing apparatus comprises a first controller that includes a plurality of processing units, a second controller that includes a plurality of processing units that include a first processing unit for executing processing in common with at least one of the plurality of processing units. The image processing apparatus measures, when executing a job by using at least one of the plurality of processing units, a memory band performance between a memory and a processing unit to be used for executing the job, and controls to cause, in a case that the measured memory band performance is higher than a predetermined value, the first processing unit to substitute processing to be executed by the at least one of the plurality of processing units, otherwise to stop power supply to the second controller.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 22, 2018
    Publication date: July 26, 2018
    Inventor: Yasutomo Tanaka
  • Publication number: 20180074986
    Abstract: Even in the case where a ring bus interface that is connected to an internal ring bus of an LSI is provided as an interface of the LSI in order to add a new image processing function, the position of a function extension module on the ring bus is fixed. An information processing apparatus including: a first controller unit having a plurality of modules and a ring bus that connects the plurality of modules in the form of a ring; and a second controller unit having a plurality of modules and a ring bus that connects the plurality of modules in the form of a ring, and the first controller unit having an interface that transmits data to the ring bus within the second controller unit and a switch capable of switching an output destination of data output from at least one of the plurality of modules of the first controller unit to the interface.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 1, 2017
    Publication date: March 15, 2018
    Inventors: Yasushi Shinto, Yasutomo Tanaka
  • Patent number: 9760285
    Abstract: An image processing system includes, a reconfigurable circuit, a storage unit storing first configuration data for a first logical circuit in a predetermined area on the reconfigurable circuit, and second configuration data for a second logical circuit in the predetermined area, and a configuration unit configured to perform first configuration processing for configuring the first logical circuit in the predetermined area, by using the stored first configuration data and predetermined configuration data, on the predetermined area and a different area, and to perform second configuration processing for configuring the second logical circuit in the predetermined area, by using the stored second configuration data and predetermined configuration data, on the predetermined area and the different area. The predetermined configuration data used for the first configuration processing and the predetermined configuration data used for the second configuration processing are not stored in a duplicated way.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 7, 2015
    Date of Patent: September 12, 2017
    Assignee: CANON KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventor: Yasutomo Tanaka
  • Publication number: 20170022606
    Abstract: A device of executing vacuum processing has a chamber capable of keeping the chamber as a whole in a depressurized state; a feeding roller so disposed as to hang a reinforcement fiber down in the chamber; a processor so disposed in the chamber as to pass the reinforcement fiber hung down in the chamber through the processor; a capture device so disposed as to capture and keep a leading end of the reinforcement fiber passing the processor and vertically falling down in place; a winding bobbin configured to wind the reinforcement fiber processed by the processor; and a resilient cord withdrawn in synchronism with the winding bobbin from a first position where the resilient cord surrounds the leading end kept in place by the capture device to a second position where the resilient cord gets in contact with and leads the reinforcement fiber to the winding bobbin.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 3, 2016
    Publication date: January 26, 2017
    Applicants: IHI Corporation, Kaji Seisakusho Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Yukihiro NAKADA, Kenichiro WATANABE, Yasutomo TANAKA, Hideki KITAGAWA, Kenichi SODENO
  • Publication number: 20160162193
    Abstract: An image processing system includes, a reconfigurable circuit, a storage unit storing first configuration data for a first logical circuit in a predetermined area on the reconfigurable circuit, and second configuration data for a second logical circuit in the predetermined area, and a configuration unit configured to perform first configuration processing for configuring the first logical circuit in the predetermined area, by using the stored first configuration data and predetermined configuration data, on the predetermined area and a different area, and to perform second configuration processing for configuring the second logical circuit in the predetermined area, by using the stored second configuration data and predetermined configuration data, on the predetermined area and the different area. The predetermined configuration data used for the first configuration processing and the predetermined configuration data used for the second configuration processing are not stored in a duplicated way.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 7, 2015
    Publication date: June 9, 2016
    Inventor: Yasutomo Tanaka
  • Patent number: 9344603
    Abstract: An image processing apparatus has: an obtaining unit configured to obtain first information used to correct a deviation in an image in a sub scanning direction due to a curve of a scanning line of a first beam and second information used to correct a deviation in an image in the sub scanning direction due to a curve of a scanning line of a second beam; a setting unit configured to set a common position in a main scanning direction to image data of a single color plane for each of the first beam and the second beam based on the obtained first and second information; and a correcting unit configured to shift pixels included in the image data of the single color plane for each of the first beam and the second beam in the sub scanning direction at the set common position.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 22, 2014
    Date of Patent: May 17, 2016
    Assignee: CANON KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventor: Yasutomo Tanaka
  • Patent number: 9313364
    Abstract: An image processing apparatus having a reconfigurable circuit in which a circuit configuration is partially performable, and a method for controlling the same are provided. Circuit configuration information for configuring the reconfigurable circuit is stored in advance, pieces of stored circuit configuration information that correspond to functions necessary for executing a job are specified, and the necessary functions are partially reconfigured in the reconfigurable circuit by configuring partial reconfiguration units of the reconfigurable circuit using the specified pieces of circuit configuration information. If the reconfiguring is successful, the job is executed using the reconfigurable circuit, whereas if the reconfiguring fails, reconfiguring is re-executed.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 11, 2015
    Date of Patent: April 12, 2016
    Assignee: CANON KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventor: Yasutomo Tanaka