Patents by Inventor Yuki Matsushima

Yuki Matsushima 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: 20240186380
    Abstract: There is provided a SiC substrate including a biaxially oriented SiC layer, wherein when analyzed by photoluminescence (PL) to obtain a graph by plotting PL intensity I as the vertical axis versus distance (?m) in the [11-20] direction as the horizontal axis, (i) the graph has a shape such that a maximum point and a minimum point are repeated, (ii) when a maximum value of PL intensity I at a maximum point PM is assumed to be M, and a minimum value of PL intensity I at a minimum point Pm whose distance in the [11-20] direction is longer than that of the maximum point PM, and point Pm being present at a position nearest to point PM, is assumed to be m, a ratio of M/m is 1.05 or more, and (iii) distance L in the [11-20] direction between point PM and point Pm is 15 to 150 ?m.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 14, 2024
    Publication date: June 6, 2024
    Inventors: Yuki URATA, Kiyoshi MATSUSHIMA, Jun YOSHIKAWA
  • Publication number: 20240177963
    Abstract: To provide a technique of the above charged particle beam apparatus, a technique that can prevent the lowering of apparatus performance due to the influence of vibration and noise by an air blower (fan). The charged particle beam apparatus includes a body device that is provided in a body cover, a plurality of air blowers that are provided on the body cover, and a controller that controls the plurality of air blowers. The body device has a stage on which a sample is placed, and a microscope that images the sample. The controller obtains an image obtained by imaging the sample by the microscope, obtains vibration information from the image, compares the vibration information and a specification value, and on the basis of the result of the comparison, controls the numbers of rotations of the plurality of air blowers.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 13, 2023
    Publication date: May 30, 2024
    Inventors: Yuki UCHIOKE, Masaru Matsushima, Masaki Mizuochi, Go Miya, Katsumi Kambe
  • Patent number: 11936836
    Abstract: An information processing apparatus, an information processing system, an information processing method, and a non-transitory recording medium. The information processing apparatus acquires colorimetric values from a patch of a target color with metallicity, the colorimetric values being measured by a colorimeter, calculates two or more physical quantities including a metallic value indicating a degree of metallicity and a color value indicating a degree of color from the colorimetric values, determines priority of the physical quantities of the target color, and derives an amount of metallic colorant and an amount of process color colorant in an image forming apparatus from the two or more physical quantities according to the priority.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 8, 2022
    Date of Patent: March 19, 2024
    Assignee: Ricoh Company, Ltd.
    Inventors: Yuki Matsushima, Yukiko Maeo
  • Patent number: 11818320
    Abstract: An image processing apparatus includes control circuitry. The control circuitry is configured to: acquire first image data to be subjected to color conversion; and convert the first image data acquired, into second image data in which a dot area ratio of a target process color of process colors indicated by the first image data is distributed into a distributed dot area ratio of a fluorescent color different from the target process color and a distributed dot area ratio of the target process color.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 14, 2021
    Date of Patent: November 14, 2023
    Assignee: Ricoh Company, Ltd.
    Inventors: Yuki Matsushima, Takuroh Sawada
  • Patent number: 11785169
    Abstract: An image processing apparatus includes: an acquisition unit configured to acquire a plurality of first color values in a device independent color space, from information defining a predetermined gamut; a setting unit configured to set predetermined first dot percentages of a fluorescent color for the plurality of first color values acquired by the acquisition unit; a calculation unit configured to calculate a second dot percentage of the fluorescent color, based on a relationship between the plurality of first color values and the first dot percentages, the second dot percentage corresponding to an arbitrary second color value in the color space; and a generation unit configured to generate a first profile to convert the second color value to dot percentages of a process color and the fluorescent color, based on the second color value and the second dot percentage calculated by the calculation unit.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 12, 2021
    Date of Patent: October 10, 2023
    Assignee: RICOH COMPANY, LTD.
    Inventor: Yuki Matsushima
  • Patent number: 11760183
    Abstract: A vehicle includes a drive battery unit including a battery unit case, a pair of left and right battery side frames, and a plurality of fixing members. The drive battery unit is fixed to the vehicle. The battery unit case includes a left side wall and a right side wall. One of the pair of left and right battery side frames is disposed on a left side of the left side wall of the battery unit case. Another of the pair of left and right battery side frames is disposed on a right side of the right side wall of the battery unit case. Each of the fixing members is fixed to the pair of left and right battery side frames, and a length of each of the fixing members in the front-rear direction is longer than a length thereof in the vehicle width direction.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 29, 2021
    Date of Patent: September 19, 2023
    Assignee: HONDA MOTOR CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Wataru Yamamoto, Chihiro Sakurada, Ryo Fukuyama, Yuki Matsushima
  • Publication number: 20230171367
    Abstract: An information processing apparatus, an information processing system, an information processing method, and a non-transitory recording medium. The information processing apparatus acquires colorimetric values from a patch of a target color with metallicity, the colorimetric values being measured by a colorimeter, calculates two or more physical quantities including a metallic value indicating a degree of metallicity and a color value indicating a degree of color from the colorimetric values, determines priority of the physical quantities of the target color, and derives an amount of metallic colorant and an amount of process color colorant in an image forming apparatus from the two or more physical quantities according to the priority.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 8, 2022
    Publication date: June 1, 2023
    Applicant: Ricoh Company, Ltd.
    Inventors: Yuki MATSUSHIMA, Yukiko MAEO
  • Patent number: 11355809
    Abstract: A vehicle substructure is capable of changing arrangement in a battery case depending on the type and/or size of batteries. The vehicle substructure includes: a battery case having a battery housed therein and including a bottomed case pan having an opening at a top thereof, and a case cover to close the opening of the case pan; a floor panel positioned above the battery case; a pair of right and left seat frames fixed to a top surface of the floor panel; and a battery cross member extending in a vehicle width direction in the battery case, fastened to the pair of right and left seat frames and fixed to the floor panel, wherein the pair of right and left seat frames extend in a vehicle front-rear direction and are provided with mounting holes in the vehicle front-rear direction for fastening the battery cross member.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 5, 2020
    Date of Patent: June 7, 2022
    Assignee: HONDA MOTOR CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Yuki Matsushima, Chihiro Sakurada, Koichi Takahashi
  • Publication number: 20220097510
    Abstract: A vehicle includes a drive battery unit including a battery unit case, a pair of left and right battery side frames, and a plurality of fixing members. The drive battery unit is fixed to the vehicle. The battery unit case includes a left side wall and a right side wall. One of the pair of left and right battery side frames is disposed on a left side of the left side wall of the battery unit case. Another of the pair of left and right battery side frames is disposed on a right side of the right side wall of the battery unit case. Each of the fixing members is fixed to the pair of left and right battery side frames, and a length of each of the fixing members in the front-rear direction is longer than a length thereof in the vehicle width direction.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 29, 2021
    Publication date: March 31, 2022
    Applicant: HONDA MOTOR CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Wataru YAMAMOTO, Chihiro SAKURADA, Ryo FUKUYAMA, Yuki MATSUSHIMA
  • Publication number: 20220070335
    Abstract: An image processing apparatus includes: an acquisition unit configured to acquire a plurality of first color values in a device independent color space, from information defining a predetermined gamut; a setting unit configured to set predetermined first dot percentages of a fluorescent color for the plurality of first color values acquired by the acquisition unit; a calculation unit configured to calculate a second dot percentage of the fluorescent color, based on a relationship between the plurality of first color values and the first dot percentages, the second dot percentage corresponding to an arbitrary second color value in the color space; and a generation unit configured to generate a first profile to convert the second color value to dot percentages of a process color and the fluorescent color, based on the second color value and the second dot percentage calculated by the calculation unit.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 12, 2021
    Publication date: March 3, 2022
    Applicant: Ricoh Company, Ltd.
    Inventor: Yuki MATSUSHIMA
  • Publication number: 20210329144
    Abstract: An image processing apparatus includes control circuitry. The control circuitry is configured to: acquire first image data to be subjected to color conversion; and convert the first image data acquired, into second image data in which a dot area ratio of a target process color of process colors indicated by the first image data is distributed into a distributed dot area ratio of a fluorescent color different from the target process color and a distributed dot area ratio of the target process color.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 14, 2021
    Publication date: October 21, 2021
    Applicant: Ricoh Company, Ltd.
    Inventors: Yuki Matsushima, Takuroh Sawada
  • Patent number: 11108934
    Abstract: An information processing apparatus includes circuitry configured to: receive designation of a particular color; obtain device values of a plurality of colors that are present within a predetermined distance or less from the designated particular color in a color space; and determine a patch configuration based on the device values. In determination the patch configuration, the circuitry is configured to determine a gradation change width of each color material based on a degree of change of a device value of each color material.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 4, 2020
    Date of Patent: August 31, 2021
    Assignee: Ricoh Company, Ltd.
    Inventor: Yuki Matsushima
  • Publication number: 20210101463
    Abstract: A vehicle substructure is capable of efficiently transmitting a load inputted from a front subframe or a front suspension mechanism. The vehicle substructure includes a battery case having a battery housed therein, wherein the battery case includes a bottomed case pan having an opening at a top thereof, and a case cover to close the opening of the case pan, wherein the battery caser is partly formed of a cast member which is arranged at a front end of the case cover and coupled to a rear end of the front subframe.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 5, 2020
    Publication date: April 8, 2021
    Inventors: Yuki MATSUSHIMA, Chihiro SAKURADA, Koichi TAKAHASHI
  • Publication number: 20210104717
    Abstract: A vehicle substructure is capable of changing arrangement in a battery case depending on the type and/or size of batteries. The vehicle substructure includes: a battery case having a battery housed therein and including a bottomed case pan having an opening at a top thereof, and a case cover to close the opening of the case pan; a floor panel positioned above the battery case; a pair of right and left seat frames fixed to a top surface of the floor panel; and a battery cross member extending in a vehicle width direction in the battery case, fastened to the pair of right and left seat frames and fixed to the floor panel, wherein the pair of right and left seat frames extend in a vehicle front-rear direction and are provided with mounting holes in the vehicle front-rear direction for fastening the battery cross member.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 5, 2020
    Publication date: April 8, 2021
    Inventors: Yuki MATSUSHIMA, Chihiro SAKURADA, Koichi TAKAHASHI
  • Publication number: 20210101464
    Abstract: A vehicle substructure prevents a side sill, when a load is inputted, from being turned. The vehicle substructure includes a battery case having a battery housed therein. The battery case includes a bottomed case pan having an opening at a top thereof, and a case cover to close the opening of the case pan. The case cover vertically has a top plate at a top, a bottom plate at a bottom, and partitions disposed between the top and bottom plates to couple the top plate with the bottom plate and linearly extending in a vehicle width direction so as to be substantially in parallel to each other. Both ends in the vehicle width direction of the case cover are connected to a pair of right and left side sills disposed on both the right and left sides in the vehicle width direction and extending in a vehicle front-rear direction.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 5, 2020
    Publication date: April 8, 2021
    Inventors: Yuki MATSUSHIMA, Chihiro SAKURADA, Koichi TAKAHASHI, Yusuke OKAMOTO
  • Publication number: 20210029270
    Abstract: An information processing apparatus includes circuitry configured to: receive designation of a particular color; obtain device values of a plurality of colors that are present within a predetermined distance or less from the designated particular color in a color space; and determine a patch configuration based on the device values. In determination the patch configuration, the circuitry is configured to determine a gradation change width of each color material based on a degree of change of a device value of each color material.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 4, 2020
    Publication date: January 28, 2021
    Applicant: Ricoh Company, Ltd.
    Inventor: YUKI MATSUSHIMA
  • Publication number: 20190328674
    Abstract: Disclosed are orally disintegrating tablet having advantageous physical strength and disintegrability, and their method for production. The orally disintegrating tablet is a compression molding product of a mixture comprising granules A that contains a pharmaceutically active ingredient, and at least a disintegrant, wherein (a) the mean particle size of granules A is not greater than 300 ?m, (b) the particle distribution index for granules A is 3.0 or less, and (c) the angle of repose of granules A is not greater than 38 degrees.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 15, 2017
    Publication date: October 31, 2019
    Inventors: Isamu SAEKI, Yuki MATSUSHIMA, Hiroko KABASHIMA, Yutaka OKUDA
  • Patent number: 10440235
    Abstract: An information processing apparatus generates a second profile for reproducing, on a recording medium having a fluorescent characteristic, a color defined in a first profile. The information processing apparatus includes a processor configured to acquire, as a white color value of the recording medium, a colorimetric value obtained by colorimetric measurement of the recording medium under a colorimetric condition using a light source including ultraviolet rays; set a white reference value different from the white color value, based on the white color value; acquire, as a first target value, a color value in a Lab uniform color space defined by the first profile; acquire, as a second target value, a color value obtained by converting the acquired color value, based on the white reference value; and set the second target value with respect to a gamut having a chroma that is less than a first chroma.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 21, 2019
    Date of Patent: October 8, 2019
    Assignee: Ricoh Company, Ltd.
    Inventor: Yuki Matsushima
  • Publication number: 20190260912
    Abstract: An information processing apparatus generates a second profile for reproducing, on a recording medium having a fluorescent characteristic, a color defined in a first profile. The information processing apparatus includes a processor configured to acquire, as a white color value of the recording medium, a colorimetric value obtained by colorimetric measurement of the recording medium under a colorimetric condition using a light source including ultraviolet rays; set a white reference value different from the white color value, based on the white color value; acquire, as a first target value, a color value in a Lab uniform color space defined by the first profile; acquire, as a second target value, a color value obtained by converting the acquired color value, based on the white reference value; and set the second target value with respect to a gamut having a chroma that is less than a first chroma.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 21, 2019
    Publication date: August 22, 2019
    Applicant: Ricoh Company, Ltd.
    Inventor: Yuki MATSUSHIMA
  • Patent number: 10137934
    Abstract: A vehicle body front structure includes a front side frame body provided on the front portion of the vehicle body, the front side frame including a front frame extending to the longitudinal direction and a rear frame extending downward from the rear end portion of the front frame to the rear direction, the rear portion of the front frame has a front bulkhead and a rear bulkhead which are longitudinally spaced from each other, a recessed portion which recesses the outside wall outside in the width direction of the vehicle to the inside in the width direction of the vehicle, and the recessed portion is positioned between the front bulkhead and the rear bulkhead.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 27, 2016
    Date of Patent: November 27, 2018
    Assignee: HONDA MOTOR CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Naoki Nakamoto, Yuki Matsushima