Patents by Inventor Yoshihiro Ito

Yoshihiro Ito 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: 10418311
    Abstract: Apparatuses and methods using a silicon on insulator (SOI) substrate are described. An example apparatus includes: a substrate including a first surface and a second surface opposite to the first surface; a circuit formed in the first surface; a first electrode through the substrate from the first surface to the second surface; and a first insulative film around the first electrode. The first electrode includes: a first portion formed in the substrate; and a second portion continuous to the first portion and protruding from the second surface. The first insulative film is formed between the first portion of the first electrode in the substrate and extending to a side surface of the second portion of the first electrode.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 28, 2017
    Date of Patent: September 17, 2019
    Assignee: Micron Technology, Inc.
    Inventors: Toshiyuki Maenosono, Yuta Kikuchi, Manabu Ito, Yoshihiro Saeki
  • Publication number: 20190275881
    Abstract: A fuel supply device includes a valve body and a filter unit accommodating an air filter and a valve cap are attached to a tubular portion provided on a side surface of an inlet pipe. When a fuel tank has a negative pressure, the valve body opens and the negative pressure is eliminated by clean atmospheric air introduction. A projection portion is provided on the filter unit side of the valve body. Accordingly, attachment of the valve body into the tubular portion and attachment of the tubular portion and the filter unit are reliably performed, the reliability of valve body opening and closing is improved, and attachment workability is improved.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 8, 2019
    Publication date: September 12, 2019
    Applicant: Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha
    Inventors: Koji Kojima, Takanori Sakai, Yoshihiro Ito, Kazuhiro Tashiro, Shinji Shimokawa
  • Publication number: 20190280636
    Abstract: A motor control apparatus drives an inverter which supplies and receives electric power with respect to a motor by pulse width modulation. The motor control apparatus sets a frequency of a carrier such that a frequency of a sideband wave component of the carrier which is used for the pulse width modulation and a frequency of a predetermined rotation order of the motor become different from each other.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 4, 2019
    Publication date: September 12, 2019
    Inventors: Kazuyuki Ohta, Shinichi Yataka, Daisuke Hoshino, Yusaku Suzuki, Yoshihiro Ito, Takashi Sugawara, Hirohito Ide
  • Patent number: 10408761
    Abstract: A surface-enhanced Raman scattering element comprises a substrate having a principal surface; a molded layer having a support part formed on the principal surface of the substrate so as to extend along the principal surface and a fine structure part formed on the support part; a frame part formed on the principal surface of the substrate so as to surround the support part and fine structure part along the principal surface; and a conductor layer formed on at least the fine structure part and constituting an optical functional part for generating surface-enhanced Raman scattering; while the fine structure part are formed integrally with the support part.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 9, 2013
    Date of Patent: September 10, 2019
    Assignee: HAMAMATSU PHOTONICS K.K.
    Inventors: Masashi Ito, Katsumi Shibayama, Takafumi Yokino, Masaki Hirose, Toshimitsu Kawai, Kazuto Ofuji, Yoshihiro Maruyama
  • Publication number: 20190271465
    Abstract: Provided is an auxiliary burner for an electric furnace capable of increasing and homogenizing the heating effect of iron scrap by suitably and efficiently burning solid fuel along with gas fuel. This presently disclosed auxiliary burner 100 for an electric furnace comprises a solid fuel injection tube 1, a gas fuel injection tube 2, and a combustion-supporting gas injection tube 3 in the stated order from the center side, all arranged coaxially, and is characterized in that: a combustion-supporting gas flow path 30 of the combustion-supporting gas injection tube 3 is provided with a plurality of swirl vanes 4 for swirling the combustion-supporting gas, and the angle ? formed between the swirl vanes 4 and the burner axis is 5° or more and 45° or less.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 24, 2017
    Publication date: September 5, 2019
    Applicants: JFE STEEL CORPORATION, CHUGAI RO CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Sumito OZAWA, Koichi TSUTSUMI, Yoshihiro MIWA, Ikuhiro SUMI, Kenichi TOMOZAWA, Takayuki ITO
  • Patent number: 10403381
    Abstract: According to one embodiment, a magnetic memory device includes a first magnetic member, a first electrode, a first magnetic layer, a first non-magnetic layer, a first conductive layer and a controller. The first magnetic member includes a first extending portion and a third magnetic portion. The first extending portion includes first and second magnetic portions. The third magnetic portion is connected with the second magnetic portion. The first electrode is electrically connected with the first magnetic portion. The first non-magnetic layer is provided between the first magnetic layer and at least a part of the third magnetic portion. The first conductive layer includes first and second conductive portions, and a third conductive portion being between the first conductive portion and the second conductive portion. The controller is electrically connected with the first electrode, the first magnetic layer, the first conductive portion and the second conductive portion.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 12, 2018
    Date of Patent: September 3, 2019
    Assignee: Toshiba Memory Corporation
    Inventors: Michael Arnaud Quinsat, Takuya Shimada, Susumu Hashimoto, Nobuyuki Umetsu, Yasuaki Ootera, Masaki Kado, Tsuyoshi Kondo, Shiho Nakamura, Tomoya Sanuki, Yoshihiro Ueda, Yuichi Ito, Shinji Miyano, Hideaki Aochi, Yasuhito Yoshimizu
  • Publication number: 20190264914
    Abstract: Provided is an auxiliary burner for an electric furnace capable of increasing and homogenizing the heating effect of iron scrap by suitably and efficiently burning solid fuel along with gas fuel. This auxiliary burner 100 for an electric furnace comprises a solid fuel injection tube 1, a gas fuel injection tube 2, and a combustion-supporting gas injection tube 3 in the stated order from the center side, all arranged coaxially, and is characterized in that: a flow path 30 of the combustion-supporting gas injection tube 3 is provided with a plurality of swirl vanes 4 for swirling the combustion-supporting gas, and a flow path 20 of the gas fuel injection tube 2 is provided with a plurality of swirl vanes 5 for swirling the gas fuel; and the angle ?1 of the swirl vanes 4 and the ?2 of the swirl vanes 5 satisfy the relationship ?1<?2.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 24, 2017
    Publication date: August 29, 2019
    Applicants: JFE STEEL CORPORATION, CHUGAI RO CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Koichi TSUTSUMI, Yoshihiro MIWA, Sumito OZAWA, Ikuhiro SUMI, Kenichi TOMOZAWA, Takayuki ITO
  • Publication number: 20190267195
    Abstract: A solid electrolytic capacitor element that includes a porous body, a dielectric layer on a surface of the porous body, and a solid electrolyte layer on a surface of the dielectric layer. The porous body is made from a sintered body of a Ti-alloy-containing grain having a Ti—Zr—X multicomponent alloy on a surface thereof, where X is at least one valve metal element selected from Si, Hf, Y, Al, Mo, W, Ta, Nb, and V, and a composition of the Ti—Zr—X multicomponent alloy is Ti: 50 atm % to 80 atm %, Zr: 8 atm % to 32 atm %, and X: 1 atm % to 20 atm %.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 10, 2019
    Publication date: August 29, 2019
    Inventors: Daisuke Obara, Takeo Arakawa, Takeshi Furukawa, Yuji Yokoyama, Yoshihiro Fujita, Masahiro Matsuo, Hideo Ito
  • Publication number: 20190266771
    Abstract: An editing method includes: obtaining a high quality image and a first low quality image that are still images showing an identical scene, and edit management information that indicates whether or not to permit editing at least one image of the high quality image and the first low quality image; and editing the at least one image when the edit management information indicates to permit editing the at least one image, and when the edit management information indicates not to permit editing the at least one image, the at least one image is not edited.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 25, 2017
    Publication date: August 29, 2019
    Inventors: TOSHIYUKI FUKUSHIMA, YASUSHI UESAKA, ATSUSHI ITO, KIYOAKI WATANABE, TOSHIYA NORITAKE, KAZUHIKO KOUNO, YOSHIICHIRO KASHIWAGI, MASAYUKI KOZUKA, YOSHIHIRO MORI
  • Patent number: 10393663
    Abstract: An SERS element includes a substrate, a fine structure portion formed on a surface of the substrate and having a plurality of pillars, and a conductor layer formed on the fine structure portion and constituting an optical functional portion that causes surface-enhanced Raman scattering. A groove is provided in an outer surface of each pillar. A plurality of gaps are formed in the conductor layer by forming the conductor layer on the outer surface of each pillar in a state in which at least a portion of an inner surface of the groove is exposed.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 10, 2016
    Date of Patent: August 27, 2019
    Assignee: HAMAMATSU PHOTONICS K.K.
    Inventors: Katsumi Shibayama, Masashi Ito, Kazuto Ofuji, Hiroki Oyama, Yoshihiro Maruyama, Nao Inoue
  • Publication number: 20190253687
    Abstract: A reproducing method includes: an obtaining step of obtaining a high quality image and a first low quality image that are still images showing an identical scene, and conversion determination information; a first determining step of determining whether or not the display device can display the high quality image; a first reproducing step of reproducing the high quality image when the display device can display the high quality image; a second determining step of determining whether or not to generate a second low quality image by using the conversion determination information when the display device cannot display the high quality image; a second reproducing step of reproducing the first low quality image when it is determined not to generate the second low quality image; and a third reproducing step of generating the second low quality image from the high quality image and reproducing the second low quality image when it is determined to generate the second low quality image.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 25, 2017
    Publication date: August 15, 2019
    Inventors: TOSHIYUKI FUKUSHIMA, YASUSHI UESAKA, ATSUSHI ITO, KIYOAKI WATANABE, TOSHIYA NORITAKE, KAZUHIKO KOUNO, YOSHIICHIRO KASHIWAGI, MASAYUKI KOZUKA, YOSHIHIRO MORI
  • Publication number: 20190243306
    Abstract: A driving-force transmission member includes a coupling portion that includes a driving-force transmission surface and that transmits a driving force to a cartridge coupling, a first helical gear portion that engages with a driven gear of a cartridge to transmit the driving force, and a second helical gear portion that engages with a drive gear to receive the driving force. The portions rotate integrally with each other when the driving-force transmission member rotates about the axis of rotation. The driving-force transmission surface is shaped with a twist in the same direction as the driving-force transmission member. Helical teeth of the first helical gear portion are shaped with a twist in the same direction as the driving-force transmission surface. Helical teeth of the second helical gear portion are shaped with a twist in a direction opposite to the twist direction of the helical teeth of the first helical gear portion.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 17, 2019
    Publication date: August 8, 2019
    Inventors: Yuichiro Inaba, Tetsuji Suzuki, Yoshihiro Ito, Ryuta Murakami
  • Publication number: 20190219017
    Abstract: A movable iron core, a primary attracting and holding coil, a resistor electrically connected to an upstream start-up electric contact, and an auxiliary attracting and holding coil electrically connected to the upstream start-up electric contact are included. The movable iron core displaces a pinion from a separated position to a contact position. After the pinion is displaced from the separated position to the contact position, the upstream start-up electric contact is electrically disconnected from another start-up electric contact to cut off a current to the motor, and the movable iron core displaces the pinion from the contact position to an engaged position with the magnetomotive force of the primary attracting and holding coil and a magnetomotive force of the auxiliary attracting and holding coil. After the pinion is displaced from the contact position to the engaged position, main electric contacts are electrically connected to resume electric connection to the motor.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 5, 2016
    Publication date: July 18, 2019
    Applicant: Mitsubishi Electric Corporation
    Inventors: Takuma ONO, Yoshihiro MORIMOTO, Tasuku ITO
  • Patent number: 10354739
    Abstract: According to one embodiment, a magnetic memory device includes a first magnetic portion, a first magnetic layer, a first nonmagnetic layer, a second magnetic portion, a second magnetic layer, a second nonmagnetic layer, a first electrode, and a second electrode. The first magnetic portion includes a first magnetic part and a second magnetic part. The first nonmagnetic layer is provided between the first magnetic layer and the first magnetic part. The second magnetic portion includes a third magnetic part and a fourth magnetic part. The second nonmagnetic layer is provided between the second magnetic layer and the third magnetic part. The first electrode electrically is connected to the second magnetic part and the fourth magnetic part. The second electrode is electrically connected to the first magnetic part and the third magnetic part.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 13, 2018
    Date of Patent: July 16, 2019
    Assignee: Toshiba Memory Corporation
    Inventors: Yasuaki Ootera, Tsuyoshi Kondo, Nobuyuki Umetsu, Michael Arnaud Quinsat, Takuya Shimada, Masaki Kado, Susumu Hashimoto, Shiho Nakamura, Hideaki Aochi, Tomoya Sanuki, Shinji Miyano, Yoshihiro Ueda, Yuichi Ito, Yasuhito Yoshimizu
  • Patent number: D855205
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 5, 2017
    Date of Patent: July 30, 2019
    Inventors: Masashi Ito, Katsumi Shibayama, Kazuto Ofuji, Yoshihiro Maruyama
  • Patent number: D855206
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 5, 2017
    Date of Patent: July 30, 2019
    Inventors: Masahi Ito, Katsumi Shibayama, Kazuto Ofuji, Yoshihiro Maruyama
  • Patent number: D855207
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 5, 2017
    Date of Patent: July 30, 2019
    Inventors: Masashi Ito, Katsumi Shibayama, Kazuto Ofuji, Yoshihiro Maruyama
  • Patent number: D855208
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 5, 2017
    Date of Patent: July 30, 2019
    Inventors: Masashi Ito, Katsumi Shibayama, Kazuto Ofuji, Yoshihiro Maruyama
  • Patent number: D855209
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 5, 2017
    Date of Patent: July 30, 2019
    Inventors: Masashi Ito, Katsumi Shibayama, Kazuto Ofuji, Yoshihiro Maruyama
  • Patent number: D855210
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 5, 2017
    Date of Patent: July 30, 2019
    Inventors: Masashi Ito, Katsumi Shibayama, Kazuto Ofuji, Yoshihiro Maruyama