Patents by Inventor Yoshiaki Watanabe

Yoshiaki Watanabe 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: 20190308958
    Abstract: The present invention provides a compound of formula (1) and a pharmaceutical composition comprising the compound useful as a nerve regeneration promoter wherein R1-L- is R1—OC(O)—, or the like, R1 is hydrogen atom, optionally-substituted C1-6 alkyl group, optionally-substituted 3- to 8-membered cycloalkyl group, or the like, R2 is hydrogen atom or the like, Ring A is formula (2) or formula (3) wherein R3 is hydrogen atom, optionally-substituted C1-6 alkyl group, or the like, the part of X, Y, and Z is X?Y—Z, X—Y?Z, or X—Y—Z, X is nitrogen atom, NR4 (R4 is hydrogen atom, optionally-substituted C1-6 alkyl group, or the like), or the like, Y is carbon atom or the like, and Z is carbon atom, nitrogen atom or the like.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 24, 2019
    Publication date: October 10, 2019
    Applicant: Sumitomo Dainippon Pharma Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Hitoshi Watanabe, Yoshiaki Isobe, Hidenori Kimura, Yuji Fujiwara
  • Publication number: 20190304665
    Abstract: A surface mount inductor includes a coil including a wound portion and a feeder end portion drawn out from the wound portion, a compact that contains a magnetic powder and that encapsulates the coil, and an external terminal disposed on the compact and connected to the coil. The compact has surfaces including two pressed surfaces, opposing each other in a direction of an axis of the wound portion and formed by being pressed in the direction of the axis, and a non-pressed surface, adjacent to the two surfaces and not pressed. The coil is disposed so that the axis of the wound portion is parallel to a mount surface of the compact. The mount surface is included in the non-pressed surface, the feeder end portion is exposed from the mount surface, and the external terminal is formed on only the non-pressed surface and connected to the feeder end portion.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 31, 2019
    Publication date: October 3, 2019
    Applicant: Murata Manufacturing Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Yuki KITASHIMA, Masaki KITAJIMA, Takeo OHAGA, Takeshi SHIMADA, Yoshiaki HIRAMA, Daigo MIZUMURA, Ryota WATANABE, Masato KOIKE, Yuusuke MORITA
  • Publication number: 20190304669
    Abstract: A surface-mounted inductor including a coil having a wound part formed by winding a conductive wire and extended parts extended from an outer circumference of the wound part, a molded body containing the coil, constituted by a composite material containing a magnetic powder, and outer terminals connected to end portions of the extended parts disposed on a mounting surface. The wound part is contained within the molded body so that a winding axis is parallel to the mounting surface. The extended parts are extended toward the mounting surface side, each end portion of the extended parts are exposed from the surface thereof of the molded body. In the molded body, a density of a magnetic powder between the end portions of the extended parts on the mounting-side surface is lower than a density in the surface on the opposite side from the mounting surface.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 29, 2019
    Publication date: October 3, 2019
    Applicant: Murata Manufacturing Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Yoshiaki HIRAMA, Daigo MIZUMURA, Ryota WATANABE
  • Patent number: 10419639
    Abstract: An image reading apparatus includes a line sensor to read an image of a document in a read area, a storage unit to store first reference data previously acquired by reading a first white reference member opposite to light receiving elements of the line sensor, a second white reference member of which a length is shorter than a length of the line sensor in the main scanning direction, an acquiring unit to acquire reference data read by the line sensor with the second white reference member and the line sensor opposed to each other, a correction unit to correct an output of the light receiving elements not opposite to the second white reference member, based on the stored first reference data and second reference data acquired by the light receiving elements opposite to the second white reference member among the reference data acquired by the acquiring unit.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 10, 2017
    Date of Patent: September 17, 2019
    Assignee: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
    Inventors: Yoshiaki Watanabe, Tsuyoshi Yamauchi, Shigeru Kawasaki
  • Patent number: 10412287
    Abstract: The present disclosure relates to a solid-state imaging device, a method for manufacturing the same, and an electronic apparatus capable of improving sensitivity while suppressing degradation of color mixture. The solid-state imaging device includes an anti-reflection portion having a moth-eye structure provided on a boundary surface on a light-receiving surface side of a photoelectric conversion region of each pixel arranged two-dimensionally, and an inter-pixel light-blocking portion provided below the boundary surface of the anti-reflection portion to block incident light. In addition, the photoelectric conversion region is a semiconductor region, and the inter-pixel light-blocking portion has a trench structure obtained by digging the semiconductor region in a depth direction at a pixel boundary. The techniques according to the present disclosure can be applied to, for example, a solid-state imaging device of a rear surface irradiation type.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 18, 2019
    Date of Patent: September 10, 2019
    Assignee: Sony Corporation
    Inventors: Yoshiaki Masuda, Yuki Miyanami, Hideshi Abe, Tomoyuki Hirano, Masanari Yamaguchi, Yoshiki Ebiko, Kazufumi Watanabe, Tomoharu Ogita
  • Publication number: 20190244912
    Abstract: According to one embodiment, a semiconductor device includes a wiring board that has a first surface and a second surface opposed to the first surface, a semiconductor chip provided on the first surface, external connection terminals provided on the second surface, a sealing resin layer provided on the first surface, and a conductive shield layer that covers at least a portion of a side surface of the wiring board and the sealing resin layer. The wiring board includes a first ground wire that is electrically connected to the conductive shield layer, and a second ground wire that is electrically connected to the conductive shield layer and is electrically insulated from the first ground wire.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 17, 2019
    Publication date: August 8, 2019
    Inventors: Yuusuke TAKANO, Yoshiaki GOTO, Takeshi WATANABE, Takashi IMOTO
  • Patent number: 10326920
    Abstract: The present disclosure relates to a solid-state imaging device, a method for manufacturing the same, and an electronic apparatus capable of improving sensitivity while suppressing degradation of color mixture. The solid-state imaging device includes an anti-reflection portion having a moth-eye structure provided on a boundary surface on a light-receiving surface side of a photoelectric conversion region of each pixel arranged two-dimensionally, and an inter-pixel light-blocking portion provided below the boundary surface of the anti-reflection portion to block incident light. In addition, the photoelectric conversion region is a semiconductor region, and the inter-pixel light-blocking portion has a trench structure obtained by digging the semiconductor region in a depth direction at a pixel boundary. The techniques according to the present disclosure can be applied to, for example, a solid-state imaging device of a rear surface irradiation type.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 19, 2018
    Date of Patent: June 18, 2019
    Assignee: Sony Corporation
    Inventors: Yoshiaki Masuda, Yuki Miyanami, Hideshi Abe, Tomoyuki Hirano, Masanari Yamaguchi, Yoshiki Ebiko, Kazufumi Watanabe, Tomoharu Ogita
  • Patent number: 10323024
    Abstract: The present invention provides a compound of formula (1) and a pharmaceutical composition comprising the compound useful as a nerve regeneration promoter wherein R1-L- is R1—OC(O)—, or the like, R1 is hydrogen atom, optionally-substituted C1-6 alkyl group, optionally-substituted 3- to 8-membered cycloalkyl group, or the like, R2 is hydrogen atom or the like, Ring A is formula (2) or formula (3) wherein R3 is hydrogen atom, optionally-substituted C1-6 alkyl group, or the like, the part of X, Y, and Z is X?Y—Z, X—Y?Z, or X—Y—Z, X is nitrogen atom, NR4 (R4 is hydrogen atom, optionally-substituted C1-6 alkyl group, or the like), or the like, Y is carbon atom or the like, and Z is carbon atom, nitrogen atom or the like.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 12, 2017
    Date of Patent: June 18, 2019
    Assignee: SUMITOMO DAINIPPON PHARMA CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Hitoshi Watanabe, Yoshiaki Isobe, Hidenori Kimura, Yuji Fujiwara
  • Patent number: 10319602
    Abstract: A substrate treatment apparatus which can more efficiently regenerate phosphoric acid which is able to be returned to etching treatment along with such etching treatment as much as possible without using a large facility, that is, a substrate treatment apparatus which treats a silicon substrate W on which a nitride film is formed by a liquid etchant which contains phosphoric acid, which comprises an etching treatment unit (the spin treatment unit 30) which gives a suitable quantity of liquid etchant to each substrate which is fed one at a time so as to etch the substrate and remove the nitride film, a phosphoric acid regenerating unit (the spin treatment unit 30) which mixes liquid etchant used for treatment of one substrate and a suitable quantity of liquid hydrofluoric acid for the amount of the used liquid etchant under a predetermined temperature environment to regenerate the phosphoric acid, and a phosphoric acid recovery unit (the pump 38, phosphoric acid recovery tank 50, and pump 52) which returns the
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 19, 2014
    Date of Patent: June 11, 2019
    Assignee: SHIBAURA MECHATRONICS CORPORATION
    Inventors: Nobuo Kobayashi, Koichi Hamada, Yoshiaki Kurokawa, Masaaki Furuya, Hideki Mori, Yasushi Watanabe, Yoshinori Hayashi
  • Publication number: 20190174034
    Abstract: The present disclosure relates to a solid-state imaging device, a method for manufacturing the same, and an electronic apparatus capable of improving sensitivity while suppressing degradation of color mixture. The solid-state imaging device includes an anti-reflection portion having a moth-eye structure provided on a boundary surface on a light-receiving surface side of a photoelectric conversion region of each pixel arranged two-dimensionally, and an inter-pixel light-blocking portion provided below the boundary surface of the anti-reflection portion to block incident light. In addition, the photoelectric conversion region is a semiconductor region, and the inter-pixel light-blocking portion has a trench structure obtained by digging the semiconductor region in a depth direction at a pixel boundary. The techniques according to the present disclosure can be applied to, for example, a solid-state imaging device of a rear surface irradiation type.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 18, 2019
    Publication date: June 6, 2019
    Applicant: SONY CORPORATION
    Inventors: Yoshiaki MASUDA, Yuki MIYANAMI, Hideshi ABE, Tomoyuki HIRANO, Masanari YAMAGUCHI, Yoshiki EBIKO, Kazufumi WATANABE, Tomoharu OGITA
  • Publication number: 20190174033
    Abstract: The present disclosure relates to a solid-state imaging device, a method for manufacturing the same, and an electronic apparatus capable of improving sensitivity while suppressing degradation of color mixture. The solid-state imaging device includes an anti-reflection portion having a moth-eye structure provided on a boundary surface on a light-receiving surface side of a photoelectric conversion region of each pixel arranged two-dimensionally, and an inter-pixel light-blocking portion provided below the boundary surface of the anti-reflection portion to block incident light. In addition, the photoelectric conversion region is a semiconductor region, and the inter-pixel light-blocking portion has a trench structure obtained by digging the semiconductor region in a depth direction at a pixel boundary. The techniques according to the present disclosure can be applied to, for example, a solid-state imaging device of a rear surface irradiation type.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 18, 2019
    Publication date: June 6, 2019
    Applicant: SONY CORPORATION
    Inventors: Yoshiaki MASUDA, Yuki MIYANAMI, Hideshi ABE, Tomoyuki HIRANO, Masanari YAMAGUCHI, Yoshiki EBIKO, Kazufumi WATANABE, Tomoharu OGITA
  • Patent number: 10307125
    Abstract: According to one embodiment, an image processing apparatus includes processing circuitry. The processing circuitry obtains a parameter value representing temporal information on blood flow for each pixel of multiple image data items, and generates a parameter image by determining a pixel value of each pixel according to the parameter value representing the temporal information on blood flow. The processing circuitry further generates a composite image of an X-ray fluoroscopic image of an object obtained in real time and a road map image using at least a part of the parameter image, and causes a display to display the composite image.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 15, 2016
    Date of Patent: June 4, 2019
    Assignee: Toshiba Medical Systems Corporation
    Inventors: Ryoichi Nagae, Yasuto Hayatsu, Yoshiaki Iijima, Naoki Uchida, Yuichiro Watanabe, Takuya Sakaguchi
  • Patent number: 10185482
    Abstract: In the case where entertainment information is acquired as information to be displayed on an instrument panel display 1 when an object indicating driving information is displayed on the instrument panel display 1, an object indicating the entertainment information is moved from the outside of a screen of the instrument panel display 1 to the inside of the screen, and the object indicating the driving information and the object indicating the entertainment information are displayed such that all or part of the object indicating the entertainment information passes behind the object indicating the driving information during the movement.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 12, 2013
    Date of Patent: January 22, 2019
    Assignee: MITSUBISHI ELECTRIC CORPORATION
    Inventors: Yoshihiko Mori, Takehisa Mizuguchi, Yoshiaki Watanabe, Yasuaki Takimoto, Hiroyuki Yokota
  • Publication number: 20180366612
    Abstract: [Object] To provide a light-emitting device and a display apparatus that high-output can be achieved without enlarging a light confinement width, i.e., without enlarging a beam spot size. [Solving Means] A light-emitting device includes a first electrode layer, a first conduction type layer, a second conduction type layer, an active layer, and second electrode layer. The first conduction type layer includes a current injection region formed by the first electrode layer and a current non-injection region. A waveguide structure included in the first conduction type layer, the active layer, and the second conduction type layer includes a first region and a second region. The first region has a first waveguide that is the current injection region and the current non-injection region and has a first refractive index difference.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 30, 2016
    Publication date: December 20, 2018
    Inventors: KENTARO FUJII, TOMOKI ONO, YOSHIAKI WATANABE
  • Publication number: 20180341076
    Abstract: A surface light emitting semiconductor laser element, comprises a substrate, a lower reflector including a semiconductor multi-layer disposed on the substrate, an active layer disposed on the lower reflector, an upper reflector including a semiconductor multi-layer disposed on the active layer, a compound semiconductor layer having a first opening for exposing the upper reflector and extending over the upper reflector, and a metal film having a second opening for exposing the upper reflector disposed inside of the first opening and extending over the compound semiconductor layer, wherein the metal film and the compound semiconductor layer constitute a complex refractive index distribution structure where a complex refractive index is changed from the center of the second opening towards the outside. A method of emitting laser light in a single-peak transverse mode is also provided.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 19, 2018
    Publication date: November 29, 2018
    Inventors: Yoshiaki Watanabe, Hironobu Narui, Yuichi Kuromizu, Yoshinori Yamauchi, Yoshiyuki Tanaka
  • Patent number: 10025051
    Abstract: A surface light emitting semiconductor laser element, comprises a substrate, a lower reflector including a semiconductor multi-layer disposed on the substrate, an active layer disposed on the lower reflector, an upper reflector including a semiconductor multi-layer disposed on the active layer, a compound semiconductor layer having a first opening for exposing the upper reflector and extending over the upper reflector, and a metal film having a second opening for exposing the upper reflector disposed inside of the first opening and extending over the compound semiconductor layer, wherein the metal film and the compound semiconductor layer constitute a complex refractive index distribution structure where a complex refractive index is changed from the center of the second opening towards the outside. A method of emitting laser light in a single-peak transverse mode is also provided.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 3, 2017
    Date of Patent: July 17, 2018
    Assignee: Sony Corporation
    Inventors: Yoshiaki Watanabe, Hironobu Narui, Yuichi Kuromizu, Yoshinori Yamauchi, Yoshiyuki Tanaka
  • Patent number: 9983375
    Abstract: A surface light emitting semiconductor laser element, comprises a substrate, a lower reflector including a semiconductor multi-layer disposed on the substrate, an active layer disposed on the lower reflector, an upper reflector including a semiconductor multi-layer disposed on the active layer, a compound semiconductor layer having a first opening for exposing the upper reflector and extending over the upper reflector, and a metal film having a second opening for exposing the upper reflector disposed inside of the first opening and extending over the compound semiconductor layer, wherein the metal film and the compound semiconductor layer constitute a complex refractive index distribution structure where a complex refractive index is changed from the center of the second opening towards the outside. A method of emitting laser light in a single-peak transverse mode is also provided.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 29, 2015
    Date of Patent: May 29, 2018
    Assignee: Sony Corporation
    Inventors: Yoshiaki Watanabe, Hironobu Narui, Yuichi Kuromizu, Yoshinori Yamauchi, Yoshiyuki Tanaka
  • Patent number: 9966500
    Abstract: A semiconductor optical device includes: a ridge stripe structure portion 20 in which a first compound semiconductor layer 31, an active layer 32, and a second compound semiconductor layer 32 are stacked and which has a first end surface 21 which emits light and a second end surface 22 opposite to the first end surface 21; and a current regulation region 41 provided to be adjacent to at least one of ridge stripe adjacent portions 40 positioned at both sides of the ridge stripe structure portion 20, at the second end surface side, and to be away from the ridge stripe structure portion 20. A bottom surface of the current regulation region 41 is under the active layer 33, and a top surface of the ridge stripe adjacent portion 40 excluding the current regulation region 41 is above the active layer 33.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 20, 2015
    Date of Patent: May 8, 2018
    Assignee: SONY CORPORATION
    Inventors: Yoshiaki Watanabe, Takayuki Kawasumi
  • Publication number: 20180059344
    Abstract: A surface light emitting semiconductor laser element, comprises a substrate, a lower reflector including a semiconductor multi-layer disposed on the substrate, an active layer disposed on the lower reflector, an upper reflector including a semiconductor multi-layer disposed on the active layer, a compound semiconductor layer having a first opening for exposing the upper reflector and extending over the upper reflector, and a metal film having a second opening for exposing the upper reflector disposed inside of the first opening and extending over the compound semiconductor layer, wherein the metal film and the compound semiconductor layer constitute a complex refractive index distribution structure where a complex refractive index is changed from the center of the second opening towards the outside. A method of emitting laser light in a single-peak transverse mode is also provided.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 3, 2017
    Publication date: March 1, 2018
    Inventors: Yoshiaki Watanabe, Hironobu Narui, Yuichi Kuromizu, Yoshinori Yamauchi, Yoshiyuki Tanaka
  • Publication number: 20180033910
    Abstract: [Solving Means] A first conductive layer of a semiconductor light-emitting device including a light-emitting edge and an opposite edge includes a current narrowing structure configured such that a current injection area is narrowed. A longitudinal direction of the current narrowing structure is provided along one direction from the opposite edge to the light-emitting edge. An active layer is provided between the first conductive layer and a second conductive layer. A first electrode layer and a second electrode layer respectively come into contact with the first conductive layer and the second conductive layer. The current narrowing structure includes a spread area. The spread area is provided such that a width of the current narrowing structure in a direction along a surface of the first conductive layer widens from a predetermined position toward the light-emitting edge in the one direction. The first electrode layer includes an electrode area.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 25, 2015
    Publication date: February 1, 2018
    Applicant: SONY CORPORATION
    Inventors: YOSHIAKI WATANABE, TAKAYUKI KAWASUMI