Patents by Inventor Yoshinori Honguh

Yoshinori Honguh 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: 20180372625
    Abstract: According to one embodiment, an optical test apparatus includes a photodetector and a processing circuit. The photodetector outputs, as a light receiving signal, information concerning a light direction of received light. The processing circuit processes the light receiving signal to acquire information concerning a standard light direction as a standard and information concerning a passing light direction of passed light which has passed through an object; compares the information concerning the passing light direction with the information concerning the standard light direction, and on the basis of results of the comparison, acquires information concerning internal physical quantities of the object.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 20, 2018
    Publication date: December 27, 2018
    Applicant: Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba
    Inventors: Hiroshi OHNO, Hiroya Kano, Hideaki Okano, Yoshinori Honguh
  • Patent number: 9746140
    Abstract: An LED lighting device of embodiment comprising an LED light source which generates an ultraviolet light or a visible light, an axisymmetric transparent member which is provided over the light source and which is transparent to visible light, and an axisymmetric light scattering member disposed in the transparent member apart from the light source. A distance of closest approach L2 between the light source and the light scattering member, and an area C of a light emitting surface of the light source satisfy the settled relation. A length L1 of the light scattering member, and an absorption coefficient ? (1/mm) of the light scattering member satisfy the settled relation. A diameter d1 of the bottom surface of the light scattering member, the distance of closest approach L2, and a refractive index n of the transparent member satisfy the settled relation.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 20, 2015
    Date of Patent: August 29, 2017
    Assignees: KABUSHIKI KAISHA TOSHIBA, TOSHIBA MATERIALS CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Hiroshi Ohno, Mitsuaki Kato, Katsumi Hisano, Yoshinori Honguh, Masataka Shiratsuchi, Yuichiro Yamamoto, Hiromichi Hayashihara, Masatoshi Hirono, Takeshi Morino
  • Patent number: 9484382
    Abstract: According to one embodiment, an image sensor includes an image-sensing element region formed by arranging a plurality of image-sensing elements on a semiconductor substrate, and a logic circuit region formed in a region different from the image-sensing element region on the substrate and including a plurality of gate patterns. Further, dummy gate patterns are formed with a constant pitch on the image-sensing element region.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 21, 2015
    Date of Patent: November 1, 2016
    Assignee: KABUSHIKI KAISHA TOSHIBA
    Inventors: Hiroshi Ohno, Osamu Fujii, Masataka Shiratsuchi, Yoshinori Honguh
  • Patent number: 9466517
    Abstract: According to one embodiment, a microwave annealing apparatus is provided, including a housing shielding electromagnetic waves, a first electromagnetic wave source configured to apply a first electromagnetic wave into the housing, a second electromagnetic wave source configured to apply, into the housing, a second electromagnetic wave having a higher frequency than the first electromagnetic wave, a susceptor configured to hold a semiconductor substrate, made of a material transparent to the first electromagnetic wave and provided in the housing, a temperature measuring device configured to measure the temperature of the semiconductor substrate, and a control unit configured to control the power of each of the first and second electromagnetic wave sources in accordance with the temperature measured by the temperature measuring device.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 9, 2013
    Date of Patent: October 11, 2016
    Assignee: Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba
    Inventors: Hiroshi Ohno, Tomonori Aoyama, Kiyotaka Miyano, Yoshinori Honguh, Masataka Shiratsuchi
  • Patent number: 9281328
    Abstract: According to one embodiment, an image sensor includes an image-sensing element region formed by arranging a plurality of image-sensing elements on a semiconductor substrate and element isolation portions formed to isolate the image-sensing elements, and a logic circuit region formed in a region different from the image-sensing element region on the substrate and including a plurality of gate patterns. Further, dummy element isolation portions are arranged with a constant pitch in the boundary region between the image-sensing element region and the logic circuit region.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 9, 2013
    Date of Patent: March 8, 2016
    Assignee: KABUSHIKI KAISHA TOSHIBA
    Inventors: Hiroshi Ohno, Osamu Fujii, Masataka Shiratsuchi, Yoshinori Honguh
  • Publication number: 20150228688
    Abstract: According to one embodiment, an image sensor includes an image-sensing element region formed by arranging a plurality of image-sensing elements on a semiconductor substrate, and a logic circuit region formed in a region different from the image-sensing element region on the substrate and including a plurality of gate patterns. Further, dummy gate patterns are formed with a constant pitch on the image-sensing element region.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 21, 2015
    Publication date: August 13, 2015
    Applicant: KABUSHIKI KAISHA TOSHIBA
    Inventors: Hiroshi OHNO, Osamu FUJII, Masataka SHIRATSUCHI, Yoshinori HONGUH
  • Publication number: 20150192258
    Abstract: An LED lighting device of embodiment comprising an LED light source which generates an ultraviolet light or a visible light, an axisymmetric transparent member which is provided over the light source and which is transparent to visible light, and an axisymmetric light scattering member disposed in the transparent member apart from the light source. A distance of closest approach L2 between the light source and the light scattering member, and an area C of a light emitting surface of the light source satisfy the settled relation. A length L1 of the light scattering member, and an absorption coefficient ? (1/mm) of the light scattering member satisfy the settled relation. A diameter d1 of the bottom surface of the light scattering member, the distance of closest approach L2, and a refractive index n of the transparent member satisfy the settled relation.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 20, 2015
    Publication date: July 9, 2015
    Applicant: TOSHIBA MATERIALS CO., LTD
    Inventors: Hiroshi Ohno, Mitsuaki Kato, Katsumi Hisano, Yoshinori Honguh, Masataka Shiratsuchi, Yuichiro Yamamoto, Hiromichi Hayashihara, Masatoshi Hirono, Takeshi Morino
  • Patent number: 9059060
    Abstract: According to one embodiment, an image sensor includes an image-sensing element region formed by arranging a plurality of image-sensing elements on a semiconductor substrate, and a logic circuit region formed in a region different from the image-sensing element region on the substrate and including a plurality of gate patterns. Further, dummy gate patterns are formed with a constant pitch on the image-sensing element region.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 9, 2013
    Date of Patent: June 16, 2015
    Assignee: KABUSHIKI KAISHA TOSHIBA
    Inventors: Hiroshi Ohno, Osamu Fujii, Masataka Shiratsuchi, Yoshinori Honguh
  • Patent number: 8696184
    Abstract: According to one embodiment, a surface light source device includes a light guide plate, and first and second light-emitting units. The light guide plate includes a flat portion and a curved portion. The curved portion guides, to the flat portion, light introduced from the end surface and transmits light introduced from the inner circumferential surface. The flat portion includes a light diffusing portion to diffuse the light guided by the curved portion, and a light-emitting surface to output the light diffused by the light diffusing portion. The first light-emitting unit emits light toward the end surface. The second light-emitting unit emits light toward the inner circumferential surface.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 9, 2012
    Date of Patent: April 15, 2014
    Assignee: Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba
    Inventors: Takeshi Morino, Masataka Shiratsuchi, Yoshinori Honguh
  • Publication number: 20140073065
    Abstract: According to one embodiment, a microwave annealing apparatus is provided, including a housing shielding electromagnetic waves, a first electromagnetic wave source configured to apply a first electromagnetic wave into the housing, a second electromagnetic wave source configured to apply, into the housing, a second electromagnetic wave having a higher frequency than the first electromagnetic wave, a susceptor configured to hold a semiconductor substrate, made of a material transparent to the first electromagnetic wave and provided in the housing, a temperature measuring device configured to measure the temperature of the semiconductor substrate, and a control unit configured to control the power of each of the first and second electromagnetic wave sources in accordance with the temperature measured by the temperature measuring device.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 9, 2013
    Publication date: March 13, 2014
    Applicant: KABUSHIKI KAISHA TOSHIBA
    Inventors: Hiroshi OHNO, Tomonori AOYAMA, Kiyotaka MIYANO, Yoshinori HONGUH, Masataka SHIRATSUCHI
  • Publication number: 20140049986
    Abstract: According to one embodiment, a light guide body includes a light guide plate and a prism array unit. The light guide plate has a major surface, a first side surface, and a second side surface on an opposite side to the first side surface. The prism array unit is provided on the major surface to be in contact with the major surface. The prism array unit includes a plurality of prism bodies. Each of the prism bodies extends along a first direction from the first side surface to the second side surface. The prism bodies are disposed to align along a second direction parallel to the major surface and perpendicular to the first direction. A vertex angle of the prism bodies is a substantially right angle. A refractive index of the prism bodies is higher than a refractive index of the light guide plate.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 23, 2013
    Publication date: February 20, 2014
    Applicant: KABUSHIKI KAISHA TOSHIBA
    Inventors: Yutaka Nakai, Tsuyoshi Hioki, Yoshinori Honguh, Takeshi Morino, Masataka Shiratsuchi
  • Patent number: 8610967
    Abstract: According to one embodiment, illumination apparatus including, first light source module which includes light-emitting module that emits light, light-emitting module having line shape, and first reflection member which includes first reflection surface that reflects light emitted from light-emitting module of first light source module for predetermined range, wherein first reflection surface has cross section that has zigzag line shape including plurality of line segments running along standard oval, which has major axis that forms predetermined angle with direction perpendicular to predetermined range, in direction perpendicular to longitudinal direction of light-emitting module of first light source module.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 7, 2012
    Date of Patent: December 17, 2013
    Assignee: Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba
    Inventors: Seiji Ikari, Hiroshi Fukuta, Takeshi Morino, Yoshinori Honguh, Masataka Shiratsuchi
  • Publication number: 20130188253
    Abstract: According to one embodiment, a substrate with an interference filter layer includes a plate-like first substrate and a filter layer. The filter layer includes optically semi-transparent first and second reflective layers and a light-transmitting layer, the light-transmitting layer being formed of first, second, and third spacer layers, the first, second, and third spacer layers being optically transparent, the light-transmitting layer including first, second, and third areas which include the first spacer layer in common, the first, second, and third areas having different optical film thicknesses due to the second and the third spacer layers, the first, second, and the third areas transmitting light with different wavelengths.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 20, 2012
    Publication date: July 25, 2013
    Inventors: Yutaka NAKAI, Tomio Ono, Yoshinori Honguh, Hideki Nukada, Yuzo Hirayama, Hitoshi Nagato, Takashi Miyazaki
  • Publication number: 20130114293
    Abstract: According to one embodiment, a surface light source device includes a light guide plate, and first and second light-emitting units. The light guide plate includes a flat portion and a curved portion. The curved portion guides, to the flat portion, light introduced from the end surface and transmits light introduced from the inner circumferential surface. The flat portion includes a light diffusing portion to diffuse the light guided by the curved portion, and a light-emitting surface to output the light diffused by the light diffusing portion. The first light-emitting unit emits light toward the end surface. The second light-emitting unit emits light toward the inner circumferential surface.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 9, 2012
    Publication date: May 9, 2013
    Inventors: Takeshi Morino, Masataka Shiratsuchi, Yoshinori Honguh
  • Publication number: 20120236539
    Abstract: A light guide plate comprising a flat-plate member provided with a first surface including a flat surface portion and a recessed portion in a conic-like solid shape and a second surface opposed to the first surface, the flat-plate member configured to receive light from the recessed portion, to propagate the light inside the flat-plate member while diffusing the light, and to radiate the diffused light from the second surface, wherein an angle between an inclined surface of the recessed portion and a normal line to the flat surface portion is smaller than a value obtained by calculation in which twice a critical angle where the light is totally reflected by the second surface inside the flat-plate member is subtracted from 90°.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 31, 2011
    Publication date: September 20, 2012
    Applicant: KABUSHIKI KAISHA TOSHIBA
    Inventors: Masataka Shiratsuchi, Takeshi Morino, Yoshinori Honguh
  • Publication number: 20120218611
    Abstract: According to one embodiment, illumination apparatus including, first light source module which includes light-emitting module that emits light, light-emitting module having line shape, and first reflection member which includes first reflection surface that reflects light emitted from light-emitting module of first light source module for predetermined range, wherein first reflection surface has cross section that has zigzag line shape including plurality of line segments running along standard oval, which has major axis that forms predetermined angle with direction perpendicular to predetermined range, in direction perpendicular to longitudinal direction of light-emitting module of first light source module.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 7, 2012
    Publication date: August 30, 2012
    Applicant: KABUSHIKI KAISHA TOSHIBA
    Inventors: Seiji Ikari, Hiroshi Fukuta, Takeshi Morino, Yoshinori Honguh, Masataka Shiratsuchi
  • Publication number: 20120176423
    Abstract: According to one embodiment, a display device includes an optical switch panel, and a light source device. The optical switch panel includes pixels and a drive part controlling transmissivity of the pixels. The light source device is stacked with the panel and includes a light source to emit a source light, a light guiding unit, interference filters, and light controlling parts. The light guiding unit includes a light guide region guiding the source light, a reflecting part provided around the region to reflect the source light, and apertures provided around the region and causing semi-collimated light to be emitted. The interference filters cause lights in certain wavelength dands of the light emitted from the aperture to pass. The light controlling parts cause the lights through the filters to enter the pixels to form an image.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 19, 2012
    Publication date: July 12, 2012
    Applicant: Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba
    Inventors: Hitoshi NAGATO, Takashi MIYAZAKI, Yutaka NAKAI, Tomio ONO, Yoshinori HONGUH, Hideki NUKADA, Yuzo HIRAYAMA, Hajime YAMAGUCHI
  • Publication number: 20120113680
    Abstract: According to one embodiment, a light guide body includes a light guide plate and a prism array unit. The light guide plate has a major surface, a first side surface, and a second side surface on an opposite side to the first side surface. The prism array unit is provided on the major surface to be in contact with the major surface. The prism array unit includes a plurality of prism bodies. Each of the prism bodies extends along a first direction from the first side surface to the second side surface. The prism bodies are disposed to align along a second direction parallel to the major surface and perpendicular to the first direction. A vertex angle of the prism bodies is a substantially right angle. A refractive index of the prism bodies is higher than a refractive index of the light guide plate.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 13, 2011
    Publication date: May 10, 2012
    Applicant: Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba
    Inventors: Yutaka NAKAI, Tsuyoshi HIOKI, Yoshinori HONGUH, Takeshi MORINO, Masataka SHIRATSUCHI
  • Publication number: 20120113682
    Abstract: According to one embodiment, a surface lighting apparatus includes surface light source units stacked, and a control unit. Each surface light source unit includes a light guide plate and light-emitting units. The light guide plate includes a light incident surface for introducing light emitted by the light-emitting units, and a light-outputting region configured to output light through a front surface. The front surface is provided with a light transmission control part to prevent light from diffusing in a direction of arranging the light-emitting units. The light-emitting units are linearly arranged opposite to the light incident surface. The control unit controls a light intensity for each of the light-emitting units. A light guide plate of each surface light source unit other than a lowermost surface light source unit further includes a window region configured to transmit light output from one or more lower surface light source units.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 23, 2011
    Publication date: May 10, 2012
    Inventors: Takeshi Morino, Masataka SHIRATSUCHI, Yoshinori HONGUH, Masahiro BABA, Ryosuke NONAKA, Masako KASHIWAGI, Yutaka NAKAI
  • Patent number: 8131192
    Abstract: A record-medium determining apparatus constituted such that a luminescent light source irradiates modulated light to a surface of a record medium, a part of reflected light by the record medium of this irradiated light is detected by a photodetector, the photodetector changes the detected light into an electric signal, and a signal-intensity detecting device detects intensity of a signal modulated from this electric signal is provided further on an upstream side than a fixing unit of a record-medium conveying path.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 16, 2007
    Date of Patent: March 6, 2012
    Assignees: Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba, Toshiba Tec Kabushiki Kaisha
    Inventors: Yoshinori Honguh, Takeshi Morino