Patents by Inventor Yoshinori Shimizu

Yoshinori Shimizu 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: 20240105653
    Abstract: A method for forming solder bumps by using a solder paste containing solder particles, a flux, and a volatile dispersion medium, the method including: applying the solder paste on a member having a plurality of electrodes on the surface; heating the member and the solder paste at a temperature below the melting point of solder constituting the solder particles to form a solder particle-containing layer; heating the member and the solder particle-containing layer at a temperature equal to or higher than the melting point of the solder constituting the solder particles to form solder bumps; and removing, by cleaning, a residue of the solder particle-containing layer remaining between adjacent solder bumps, in which the solder particles have an average particle size of 10 ?m or less, and the content of the dispersion medium in the solder paste is 30% by mass or more.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 3, 2021
    Publication date: March 28, 2024
    Inventors: Yoshinori EJIRI, Shinichirou SUKATA, Kunihiko AKAI, Masumi SAKAMOTO, Chiaki SHIMIZU, Junichi KAKEHATA, Ayumi YOSHIBA
  • Publication number: 20240080025
    Abstract: A piezoelectric unit includes a piezoelectric element, an output part, an input part, and a control part. The output part performs an output vibrating the piezoelectric element. The input part receives an input of a voltage generated by the piezoelectric element. The control part performs switching such that the output performed by the output part and the input performed by the input part alternate with each other. An input-output device includes a housing that accommodates the piezoelectric unit, and a contact part arranged on an outer surface of the housing. The contact part outputs vibration caused by the piezoelectric element and transmits an input resulting from contact from outside to the piezoelectric element.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 14, 2023
    Publication date: March 7, 2024
    Applicant: OMRON Corporation
    Inventors: Shogo NAGASAKA, Yoshinori SHIMIZU
  • Publication number: 20240042487
    Abstract: Provided are a vibration device, a vibration apparatus, and a method for manufacturing a vibration device. The vibration device includes a vibration element; a substrate having a placement surface on which the vibration element is placed; a wall portion formed around the placement surface; and a potting layer for sealing the vibration element placed on the placement surface of the substrate inside the wall portion. The vibration device is manufactured by forming the substrate by laminating a protective film having an opening on a base film; placing the vibration element in the opening of the protective film on the substrate; and sealing the vibration element placed in the opening of the protective film on the substrate by potting.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 4, 2023
    Publication date: February 8, 2024
    Applicant: OMRON Corporation
    Inventors: Shogo NAGASAKA, Yoshinori SHIMIZU
  • Publication number: 20230256506
    Abstract: A fine metal linear body is provided in which the sintering temperature is lower than that in conventional examples. The fine metal linear body has a length of 0.5 to 200 µm and a thickness of 30 nm to 10 µm. When a length of a crystal of a metal constituting the fine metal linear body, in a direction in which the fine metal linear body extends, is taken as X, and a length thereof in a direction orthogonal to the direction is taken as Y, an X/Y value, which is a ratio of the X to the Y, is 4 or less, in three boundary regions when dividing the length of the fine metal linear body into four equal parts along the extending direction.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 6, 2021
    Publication date: August 17, 2023
    Inventors: Yasuo KOMODA, Yasuhiro SHIBATA, Yoshinori SHIMIZU, Ikuhiro OZAWA
  • Publication number: 20230248324
    Abstract: An X-ray diagnostic apparatus according to an embodiment includes a couchtop, an irradiation unit, a support member, a first opening, and an X-ray detector. The couchtop is a component on which a subject is placed. The irradiation unit outputs X-rays from above the subject. The support member supports both ends of the couchtop in the lateral direction from below and forms a gap between the support member and the couchtop in a center part corresponding to an area excluding both ends. The first opening is formed at either one or both of the ends of the couchtop in the longitudinal direction and is accessible to the gap. The X-ray detector is provided in the gap through the first opening and detects the X-rays.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 1, 2023
    Publication date: August 10, 2023
    Applicant: CANON MEDICAL SYSTEMS CORPORATION
    Inventors: Toshikatsu OOHASHI, Suzuna SAITO, Motohiro SATO, Yoshinori SHIMIZU, Yusuke OKUMURA, Naoko KURATOMI, Yoshinori SAITO
  • Publication number: 20220192029
    Abstract: There is provided a method for manufacturing a printed wiring board that effectively suppresses pattern failure and is also excellent in fine circuit forming properties. This method includes: providing an insulating substrate including a roughened surface; performing electroless plating on the roughened surface of the insulating substrate to form an electroless plating layer less than 1.0 ?m thick having a surface having an arithmetic mean waviness Wa of 0.10 ?m or more and 0.25 ?m or less as measured in accordance with JIS B0601-2001 and a kurtosis Sku of 2.0 or more and 3.5 or less as measured in accordance with ISO 25178; laminating a photoresist on the surface of the electroless plating layer; performing exposure and development to form a resist pattern; applying electroplating to the electroless plating layer; stripping the resist pattern; and etching away an unnecessary portion of the electroless plating layer to form a wiring pattern.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 17, 2020
    Publication date: June 16, 2022
    Applicant: MITSUI MINING & SMELTING CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Yoshinori SHIMIZU, Hiroto IIDA, Misato MIZOGUCHI, Akitoshi TAKANASHI, Makoto HOSOKAWA
  • Publication number: 20220183158
    Abstract: There is provided a method for manufacturing a printed wiring board that effectively suppresses pattern failure and is also excellent in fine circuit forming properties. This method includes: providing an insulating substrate including a roughened surface; performing electroless plating on the roughened surface of the insulating substrate to form an electroless plating layer less than 1.0 ?m thick having a surface having an arithmetic mean waviness Wa of 0.10 ?m or more and 0.25 ?m or less and a valley portion void volume Vvv of 0.010 ?m3/?m2 or more and 0.028 ?m3/?m2 or less; laminating a photoresist on the surface of the electroless plating layer; performing exposure and development to form a resist pattern; applying electroplating to the electroless plating layer; stripping the resist pattern; and etching away an unnecessary portion of the electroless plating layer to form a wiring pattern.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 17, 2020
    Publication date: June 9, 2022
    Applicant: MITSUI MINING & SMELTING CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Yoshinori SHIMIZU, Hiroto IIDA, Misato MIZOGUCHI, Akitoshi TAKANASHI, Makoto HOSOKAWA
  • Patent number: 10762634
    Abstract: According to one embodiment, an image processing device includes processing circuitry. The processing circuitry sequentially acquires image data of time-sequential DSA images of an object, and acquires a parameter value for each pixel based on temporal change of a pixel value of the each pixel corresponding to the same region of the object in the sequentially acquired image data of time-sequential DSA images. Further, the processing circuitry sequentially generates image data of parameter images in such a manner that identification information according to the parameter value is assigned to the each pixel corresponding to the same region of the object, each time image data of a DSA image of the latest time phase being acquired.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 27, 2015
    Date of Patent: September 1, 2020
    Assignee: Canon Medical Systems Corporation
    Inventors: Ryoichi Nagae, Yasuto Hayatsu, Yoshiaki Iijima, Naoki Uchida, Yoshinori Shimizu, Yuichiro Watanabe, Takuya Sakaguchi
  • Patent number: 10278667
    Abstract: An X-ray diagnostic apparatus of an embodiment includes an image generator, a detection unit, and an irradiation control unit. The image generator successively generates X-ray images based on X-rays emitted from an X-ray tube and transmitted through a subject. The detection unit detects a position of a predetermined target included in the successively generated X-ray images. The irradiation control unit identifies, based on the detected position of the predetermined target, a region in which the predetermined target can be visualized in the X-ray images, and performs control to reduce an X-ray irradiation dose to a region other than the identified region.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 22, 2015
    Date of Patent: May 7, 2019
    Assignee: Toshiba Medical Systems Corporation
    Inventors: Yoshiaki Iijima, Ryoichi Nagae, Yasuto Hayatsu, Kunio Shiraishi, Yoshinori Shimizu, Yuichiro Watanabe
  • Patent number: 10130324
    Abstract: According to one embodiment, an image analysis device includes a parameter value acquisition unit, a color allocation unit and a time phase image generation unit. The parameter value acquisition unit acquires a parameter value per pixel, on the basis of time variation of pixel values per pixel corresponding to the same region of an object in image data of a plurality of sequential DSA images. The color allocation unit generates a color map in which a (chromatic) color in accordance with the parameter value is allocated per pixel corresponding to the same region of the object. The time phase image generation unit generates color image data of time phase images respectively corresponding to a plurality of time phases, by reflecting information in accordance with pixel values of the DSA images to each pixel of the color map.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 27, 2017
    Date of Patent: November 20, 2018
    Assignee: TOSHIBA MEDICAL SYSTEMS CORPORATION
    Inventors: Ryoichi Nagae, Yoshinori Shimizu, Nobuo Kobayashi, Keisuke Nakamura, Kunio Shiraishi
  • Patent number: 9980690
    Abstract: According to embodiments, in a medical diagnostic imaging apparatus, an imaging unit captures a subject in a second X-ray irradiation area narrower than a first X-ray irradiation area. An X-ray image generating unit generates a first X-ray image in the first X-ray irradiation area and a second X-ray image in the second X-ray irradiation area based on an imaging result by the imaging unit. The adjusting unit calculates a statistic of a pixel value of the first X-ray image and adjusts an operating condition of the imaging unit so that the statistic approaches a threshold. A control unit causes the imaging unit and the X-ray image generating unit to generate the X-ray image based on the adjusted operating condition. Subsequently, the control unit performs control for causing the imaging unit and the X-ray image generating unit to generate the second X-ray image based on the operating condition.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 31, 2014
    Date of Patent: May 29, 2018
    Assignee: Toshiba Medical Systems Corporation
    Inventors: Toshio Muroi, Manabu Tanaka, Yoshinori Shimizu, Takuya Sakaguchi
  • Patent number: 9931091
    Abstract: According to one embodiment, a dose distribution display apparatus includes storage circuitry, processing circuitry, and display circuitry. The storage circuitry stores position information of a support frame which supports an X-ray tube, and X-ray information concerning X-rays generated by the X-ray tube. The processing circuitry edits at least one of the X-ray information and the position information in accordance with an operator instruction, and generates a plurality of simulated dose distributions in time series based on the X-ray information and the position information, at least one of which has been edited, The display circuitry sequentially superimposes and displays the simulated dose distributions on an object model.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 21, 2015
    Date of Patent: April 3, 2018
    Assignee: Toshiba Medical Systems Corporation
    Inventors: Yuichiro Watanabe, Takuya Sakaguchi, Yoshinori Shimizu
  • Publication number: 20180055472
    Abstract: According to one embodiment, an image analysis device includes a parameter value acquisition unit, a color allocation unit and a time phase image generation unit. The parameter value acquisition unit acquires a parameter value per pixel, on the basis of time variation of pixel values per pixel corresponding to the same region of an object in image data of a plurality of sequential DSA images. The color allocation unit generates a color map in which a (chromatic) color in accordance with the parameter value is allocated per pixel corresponding to the same region of the object. The time phase image generation unit generates color image data of time phase images respectively corresponding to a plurality of time phases, by reflecting information in accordance with pixel values of the DSA images to each pixel of the color map.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 27, 2017
    Publication date: March 1, 2018
    Applicant: TOSHIBA MEDICAL SYSTEMS CORPORATION
    Inventors: Ryoichi NAGAE, Yoshinori Shimizu, Nobuo Kobayashi, Keisuke Nakamura, Kunio Shiraishi
  • Patent number: 9888899
    Abstract: An X-ray diagnostic apparatus according to one embodiment includes an X-ray generating device, an X-ray detector, an image generation device, a display device, a portion detection device, and an attenuation device. The X-ray generation device generates X-rays to irradiate an object. The X-ray detector detects X-rays transmitted through the object. The image generation device generates an X-ray image based on the detected X-rays. The display device displays the X-ray image. The portion detection device detects an exposure dose reduction target portion based on the X-ray image. The attenuation device attenuates the X-rays to irradiate a region including the detected portion.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 12, 2014
    Date of Patent: February 13, 2018
    Assignee: Toshiba Medical Systems Corporation
    Inventors: Yoshinori Shimizu, Manabu Tanaka, Teruomi Gunji, Takayuki Ishikawa
  • Patent number: 9833211
    Abstract: According to one embodiment, an image analysis device (24) includes a parameter value acquisition unit (24b), a color allocation unit (24c) and a time phase image generation unit (24d). The parameter value acquisition unit acquires a parameter value per pixel, on the basis of time variation of pixel values per pixel corresponding to the same region of an object in image data of a plurality of sequential DSA images. The color allocation unit generates a color map in which a (chromatic) color in accordance with the parameter value is allocated per pixel corresponding to the same region of the object. The time phase image generation unit generates color image data of time phase images respectively corresponding to a plurality of time phases, by reflecting information in accordance with pixel values of the DSA images to each pixel of the color map.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 5, 2014
    Date of Patent: December 5, 2017
    Assignee: Toshiba Medical Systems Corporation
    Inventors: Ryoichi Nagae, Yoshinori Shimizu, Nobuo Kobayashi, Keisuke Nakamura, Kunio Shiraishi
  • Patent number: 9801602
    Abstract: In an X-ray diagnostic apparatus of one embodiment, an image data generator sequentially generates X-ray images based on X-rays transmitted through a subject. An image processor executes: first processing where, in response to an instruction to start correction processing, a position of a target contained in a predetermined X-ray image is obtained as a reference position; and second processing where corrected images in which positions of the target are set at the reference position are sequentially generated from newly generated X-ray images. An image data storage unit stores therein information on a reference position with respect to each set of conditions of manipulation on the subject. Upon receiving the instruction to start correction processing, the image processor executes the second processing by using information on the reference position stored in the image data storage unit, in accordance with a set of the conditions of manipulation on the subject.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 27, 2015
    Date of Patent: October 31, 2017
    Assignee: Toshiba Medical Systems Corporation
    Inventors: Ryoichi Nagae, Yasuto Hayatsu, Yoshiaki Iijima, Kunio Shiraishi, Yoshinori Shimizu, Yuichiro Watanabe
  • Patent number: 9751408
    Abstract: A motor driving unit (1) includes a controller (15) that performs driving control of a motor (3) by controlling an inverter (11). During regeneration of the motor (3), the controller (15) performs output stopping control for causing the inverter (11) to stop an output, when an inter-terminal voltage of a capacitor (12) is equal to or greater than a first threshold value. The controller (15) performs output restarting control for causing the inverter (11) to restart the output, when the inter-terminal voltage of the capacitor (12) is equal to or smaller than a second threshold value which is smaller than the first threshold value. The controller (15) performs regenerative braking by allowing the output stopping control and the output restarting control to be repeatedly performed.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 6, 2016
    Date of Patent: September 5, 2017
    Assignee: KABUSHIKI KAISHA TOYOTA JIDOSHOKKI
    Inventors: Keisuke Kitamura, Yoshinori Shimizu
  • Patent number: 9681849
    Abstract: According to one embodiment, an X-ray diagnostic apparatus includes an input circuit, an X-ray tube and an X-ray detector, and processing circuitry. The input circuit converts an input operation into an electric signal and output the electric signal. The X-ray tube and the X-ray detector image X-ray images of an object. The processing circuitry detects positions of feature points of devices from the X-ray images; generates corrected images by motion correction of the X-ray images when an electric signal corresponding to an input operation for selecting a predetermined device has been input from the input circuit; and displays the corrected images as the moving image in real time. The motion correction is performed based on positions of a feature point of the selected device. At least a part of the selected device nearly stops when the X-ray images have been displayed, by the motion correction.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 17, 2015
    Date of Patent: June 20, 2017
    Assignee: Toshiba Medical Systems Corporation
    Inventors: Yoshinori Shimizu, Yuichiro Watanabe, Yasuto Hayatsu, Ryoichi Nagae, Yoshiaki Iijima, Kunio Shiraishi
  • Publication number: 20170001523
    Abstract: A motor driving unit (1) includes a controller (15) that performs driving control of a motor (3) by controlling an inverter (11). During regeneration of the motor (3), the controller (15) performs output stopping control for causing the inverter (11) to stop an output, when an inter-terminal voltage of a capacitor (12) is equal to or greater than a first threshold value. The controller (15) performs output restarting control for causing the inverter (11) to restart the output, when the inter-terminal voltage of the capacitor (12) is equal to or smaller than a second threshold value which is smaller than the first threshold value. The controller (15) performs regenerative braking by allowing the output stopping control and the output restarting control to be repeatedly performed.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 6, 2016
    Publication date: January 5, 2017
    Applicant: KABUSHIKI KAISHA TOYOTA JIDOSHOKKI
    Inventors: Keisuke KITAMURA, Yoshinori SHIMIZU
  • Publication number: 20160151031
    Abstract: According to one embodiment, a dose distribution display apparatus includes storage circuitry, processing circuitry, and display circuitry. The storage circuitry stores position information of a support frame which supports an X-ray tube, and X-ray information concerning X-rays generated by the X-ray tube. The processing circuitry edits at least one of the X-ray information and the position information in accordance with an operator instruction, and generates a plurality of simulated dose distributions in time series based on the X-ray information and the position information, at least one of which has been edited, The display circuitry sequentially superimposes and displays the simulated dose distributions on an object model.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 21, 2015
    Publication date: June 2, 2016
    Applicants: Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba, Toshiba Medical Systems Corporation
    Inventors: Yuichiro WATANABE, Takuya SAKAGUCHI, Yoshinori SHIMIZU