Yohei Ogawa 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).
Abstract: There is provided a depth information generating apparatus. A first generating unit generates first depth information on the basis of a plurality of viewpoint images which are obtained from first shooting and which have mutually-different viewpoints. A second generating unit generates second depth information for a captured image obtained from second shooting by correcting the first depth information so as to reflect a change in depth caused by a difference in a focal distance of the second shooting relative to the first shooting.
Abstract: Embodiments of the present invention are directed to forming a ternary compound using a modified atomic layer deposition (ALD) process. In a non-limiting embodiment of the invention, a first precursor and a second precursor are selected. The first precursor includes a first metal and a first ligand. The second precursor includes a second metal and a second ligand. The second ligand is selected based on the first ligand to target a second metal uptake. A substrate is exposed to the first precursor during a first pulse of an ALD cycle and the substrate is exposed to the second precursor during a second pulse of the ALD cycle, the second pulse occurring after the first pulse. The substrate is exposed to a third precursor (e.g., an oxidant) during a third pulse of the ALD cycle. The ternary compound can include a ternary oxide film.
July 17, 2019
January 21, 2021
Martin Michael Frank, John Rozen, Yohei Ogawa
Abstract: Embodiments of the present invention are directed to forming a sub-stoichiometric metal-oxide film using a modified atomic layer deposition (ALD) process. In a non-limiting embodiment of the invention, a first precursor and a second precursor are selected. The first precursor can include a metal and a first ligand. The second precursor can include the same metal and a second ligand. A substrate can be exposed to the first precursor during a first pulse of an ALD cycle. The substrate can be exposed to the second precursor during a second pulse of the ALD cycle. The second pulse can occur directly after the first pulse without an intervening thermal oxidant. The substrate can be exposed to the thermal oxidant during a third pulse of the ALD cycle.
July 19, 2019
January 21, 2021
John Rozen, Martin Michael Frank, Yohei Ogawa
Abstract: A proton conductor contains a metal oxide that has a perovskite structure and that is represented by formula (1): AxB1-yMyO3-?, where an element A is at least one element selected from the group consisting of Ba, Ca, and Sr, an element B is at least one element selected from the group consisting of Ce and Zr, an element M is at least one element selected from the group consisting of Y, Yb, Er, Ho, Tm, Gd, In, and Sc, ? indicates an oxygen deficiency amount, and 0.95?x?1 and 0<y?0.5 are satisfied.
November 16, 2018
January 7, 2021
Kyoto University, SUMITOMO ELECTRIC INDUSTRIES, LTD.
Abstract: A constant current circuit includes a depletion-type NMOS transistor having a drain connected to a constant current output terminal, and a resistance element provided between the depletion-type NMOS transistor and a ground terminal. The depletion-type NMOS transistor includes a first depletion-type NMOS transistor and a second depletion-type NMOS transistor which are connected in parallel and arranged to have current directions forming an angle of 90 degrees. The resistance element includes a first resistor and a second resistor which are arranged to have current directions forming an angle of 90 degrees.
Abstract: A control unit of a server device, as an information processing apparatus of the present disclosure, is configured to execute: notifying a terminal held by a first user associated with pick-up/delivery (P/D) of a package of a P/D route and a scheduled passing time of the P/D route, at a predetermined time before a scheduled P/D time; receiving a boarding request of the first user, which is for boarding at a first location on the P/D route or within a first predetermined range around the P/D route, from the terminal; and transmitting to a moving object traveling for the P/D, a command for transporting the first user from the first location to a P/D destination.
Abstract: Provided is a system including: a first vehicle equipped with a land mobile station for mobile communication; and a second vehicle that transports the first vehicle and a user holding a terminal for mobile communication. The system further includes a control unit configured to acquire radio wave intensity of the mobile communication at a current location of the second vehicle, and generate, when the acquired radio wave intensity is less than a predetermined intensity, a command to unload the first vehicle from the second vehicle; and generating a command to relay the mobile communication by the land mobile station of the first vehicle.
Abstract: A semiconductor device includes a semiconductor substrate; a vertical Hall element including a magnetosensitive portion, and formed in the semiconductor substrate; and an excitation wiring provided above a surface of the semiconductor substrate and apart from the magnetosensitive portion. The excitation wiring is formed of a single wiring with a plurality of turns. The excitation wiring includes a plurality of main wiring portions arranged side by side, and apart from one another in an overlapping region that overlaps the magnetosensitive portion as viewed in plan view from a direction orthogonal to the surface of the semiconductor substrate; and auxiliary wiring portions connecting each of the plurality of main wiring portions to one another in series.
Abstract: An information processing apparatus includes a first port, a second port, a storage device, and a determining unit. The first port is to be connected to a first network having a first security level. The second port is to be connected to a second network having a second security level. The second security level is lower than the first security level. The storage device holds first setting information for connection to the first network and second setting information for connection to the second network. The determining unit makes network connection to at least the first port in accordance with the second setting information and determines, on the basis of a result from the network connection to at least the first port in accordance with the second setting information, whether the network connection to the first port is made properly.
Abstract: A control section of a server apparatus as an information processing apparatus in the disclosure executes: inquiring of a terminal of a user who desires to board a self-driving vehicle operating for pickup-delivery of an item, whether or not the user is able to handle work of pickup-delivery of the item at a pickup-delivery location between the self-driving vehicle and a pickup-delivery service user; and when a response indicating that the user is able to handle the work of pickup-delivery when the user is on board the self-driving vehicle is received from the terminal, transmitting to the self-driving vehicle an instruction to allow the user who desires to board and is able to handle the work of pickup-delivery to board the self-driving vehicle.
Abstract: An information processing apparatus manages operation of an autonomous vehicle that delivers a package. The information processing apparatus includes a control section that before the autonomous vehicle arrives at a basic delivery destination that is an original delivery destination of the package, acquires a location, at a planned delivery time of the package, of a user that receives the package, and where the location is different from the basic delivery destination, transmits an instruction for delivering the package to the location to the autonomous vehicle.
Abstract: A semiconductor device includes a semiconductor substrate having a surface perpendicular to the first direction; a vertical Hall element formed in the semiconductor substrate, and including a magnetosensitive portion having a depth in the first direction, a width in the second direction, and a length in the third direction; and an excitation wiring extending in the third direction and disposed above the semiconductor substrate and at a position that overlaps the center position of the width of the magnetosensitive portion, and the value u derived from Expression (1) is 0.
Abstract: A semiconductor device includes a semiconductor substrate: a vertical Hall element formed in the semiconductor substrate, and having a magnetosensitive portion; a first excitation wiring disposed above the magnetosensitive portion, and configured to apply a first calibration magnetic field (M1) to the magnetosensitive portion; and second excitation wirings disposed above the magnetosensitive portion on one side and on another side of the first excitation wiring, respectively, along the first excitation wiring as viewed in plan view from immediately above a front surface of the semiconductor substrate, and configured to apply second calibration magnetic fields (M2) to the magnetosensitive portion.
Abstract: The present disclosure relates to an autonomous traveling vehicle having a loading space for loading a package and/or a user. The autonomous traveling vehicle includes: a partition apparatus for performing switching between a partitioned state where the loading space is partitioned into a plurality of spaces separated from each other and a communicating state where the loading space forms one continuous space; and a control unit that controls the partition apparatus such that the loading space is brought into the communicating state when only any one of the package and the user is loaded in the loading space and the loading space is brought into the partitioned state when both of the package and the user are loaded in the loading space.
Abstract: The disclosure is an information processing device that manages an operation of an autonomous vehicle having a loading space in which a parcel is loaded. The information processing device includes a control unit that executes: acquiring operation plan information including a route along which the autonomous vehicle travels when the autonomous vehicle delivers the parcel, and a delivery time for the parcel; and acquiring vacant space information based on the operation plan information, the vacant space information including a traveling section where a vacant space is generated in the loading space of the autonomous vehicle, a time when the vacant space is generated in the loading space of the autonomous vehicle, and the size of the vacant space that is generated in the loading space of the autonomous vehicle.
Abstract: The present invention provides a mold casting device including a raising and lowering mechanism that raises and lowers the upper mold; a die plate that is fixed to the upper mold; and a base member that is provided on upper end portions of the raising and lowering mechanism and supports the die plate from below.
Abstract: An information processing system that manages traveling of a plurality of autonomous vehicles when the autonomous vehicles travel in a platoon is provided. Each of the autonomous vehicles is equipped with a motor, and an operation source as a substance consumed for operating the motor. The information processing system includes a controller configured to obtain a parameter correlated with an operation source remaining amount as a remaining amount of the operation source installed on each of the autonomous vehicles, and determine a traveling order of the autonomous vehicles traveling in the platoon, based on the parameter of each of the autonomous vehicles.
Abstract: An electronic apparatus includes a wireless communication unit which performs wireless communication, and a processing unit which controls the communication of the wireless communication unit. In a state in which the wireless communication unit performs wireless connections with a plurality of terminal apparatuses (existing connection terminals) and the wireless communication unit starts a wireless connection with a new connection terminal, which is different from the plurality of terminal apparatuses, the processing unit cuts the wireless connections with the plurality of terminal apparatuses, and establishes the wireless connections with the plurality of terminal apparatuses after waiting for establishment of the wireless connection with the new connection terminal.
Abstract: A gate structure for effective work function adjustments of semiconductor devices that includes a gate dielectric on a channel region of a semiconductor device; a first metal nitride in direct contact with the gate dielectric; a conformal carbide of Aluminum material layer having an aluminum content greater than 30 atomic wt. %; and a second metal nitride layer in direct contact with the conformal aluminum (Al) and carbon (C) containing material layer. The conformal carbide of aluminum (Al) layer includes aluminum carbide, or Al4C3, yielding an aluminum (Al) content up to 57 atomic % (at. %) and work function setting from 3.9 eV to 5.0 eV at thicknesses below 25 ?. Such structures can present metal gate length scaling and resistance benefit below 25 nm compared to state of the art work function electrodes.
Abstract: In a measuring device, a second objective optical system is arranged to have a parallax with respect to a first objective optical system. An imaging unit captures a first subject image formed through the first objective optical system at a first imaging timing and captures a second subject image formed through the second objective optical system at a second imaging timing different from the first imaging timing. A virtual image generating unit generates a virtual image based on the first subject image acquired in a case in which the imaging unit is assumed to capture the first subject image at the second imaging timing. A measurement processing unit measures a shape of a subject on the basis of a second image based on the second subject image and the virtual image.