Patents by Inventor Yuta Okada

Yuta Okada 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: 10692708
    Abstract: This sputtering cathode has a sputtering target having a tubular shape in which the cross-sectional shape thereof has a pair of long side sections facing each other, and an erosion surface facing inward. Using the sputtering target, while moving a body to be film-formed, which has a film formation region having a narrower width than the long side sections of the sputtering target, parallel to one end face of the sputtering target and at a constant speed in a direction perpendicular to the long side sections above a space surrounded by the sputtering target, discharge is performed such that a plasma circulating along the inner surface of the sputtering target is generated, and the inner surface of the long side sections of the sputtering target is sputtered by ions in the plasma generated by a sputtering gas to perform film formation in the film formation region of the body to be film-formed.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 8, 2019
    Date of Patent: June 23, 2020
    Assignee: KEIHIN RAMTECH CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Hiroshi Iwata, Toshiyuki Nedu, Yuta Takakuwa, Naoya Okada, Ippei Sato, Naonori Shibata, Keiichi Hashimoto
  • Publication number: 20200192236
    Abstract: A holding member includes a first opposing portion (first inner wall surface) and a second opposing portion (second inner wall surface) which oppose side wall surfaces of a lens array. Side wall surfaces of the lens array on opposite end sides with respect to a longitudinal direction of the lens array are exposed from opposite ends of the first opposing portion and opposite ends of the second opposing portion.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 13, 2019
    Publication date: June 18, 2020
    Inventors: Yasuaki Otoguro, Yuta Okada, Daisuke Aruga, Hitoshi Iwai, Shinichiro Hosoi, Yuichiro Imai, Toshiki Momoka, Yoshitaka Otsubo, Saimon Gokyu, Takehiro Ishidate
  • Publication number: 20200174396
    Abstract: Disclosed is an image forming apparatus, including an optical scanning device, wherein the optical scanning device includes: a holding member configured to integrally hold a first cleaning member and a second cleaning member; a first guide member configured to guide a movement of the holding member; a second guide member configured to guide a movement of the holding member; a first groove portion; a second groove portion, and wherein when the holding member moves from end portions of the first guide portion and the second guide portion to an opposite side with respect to a central portion side and a first engaging portion and a second engaging portion of the holding member respectively pass in the first groove portion and the second groove portion, engagements of the first engaging portion and the second engaging portion with the first guide portion and the second guide portion are released.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 27, 2019
    Publication date: June 4, 2020
    Inventors: Yuta Okada, Yasuaki Otoguro, Yuichiro Imai, Toshiki Momoka, Yoshitaka Otsubo
  • Publication number: 20200174420
    Abstract: An image forming apparatus includes a cover pivotable on a body to close an opening at a closed position and open the opening at an open position, first and second replacement units having photosensitive drums, an optical print head pivotable in one direction, a spring, and a stopper. The spring applies, to the optical print head, a force for allowing the optical print head to pivot toward the one direction so that a movement of the optical print head with a pivotal movement of the cover from the open position to the closed position is prevented from being inhibited by the first developing cartridge. The optical print head, having the force applied the optical print head by the spring, so that movement of the optical print head with pivotal movement of the cover from the open to the closed position is prevented from being inhibited by the second developing cartridge.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 27, 2019
    Publication date: June 4, 2020
    Inventors: Yuya Tamura, Takehiro Ishidate, Hitoshi Iwai, Yuta Okada, Toshiki Momoka, Shinichiro Hosoi, Daisuke Aruga, Shinichiro Kaikawa
  • Publication number: 20200174417
    Abstract: Disclosed is an image forming apparatus includes an optical scanning device, wherein the optical scanning device includes: a holding member configured to integrally hold a first cleaning member and a second cleaning member; a first guide member configured to guide a movement of the holding member; a second guide member configured to guide a movement of the holding member, and wherein a first protruding portion that protrudes upward from an upper surface of the holding member is provided at a position closer to an end portion of the holding member than the first cleaning member, and a second protruding portion that protrudes upward from the upper surface of the holding member is provided at a position closer to an end portion of the holding member than the second cleaning member, the first protruding portion and second protruding portion being for bending the holding member.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 27, 2019
    Publication date: June 4, 2020
    Inventors: Yuichiro Imai, Yasuaki Otoguro, Yuta Okada, Toshiki Momoka, Yoshitaka Otsubo
  • Patent number: 10643162
    Abstract: A method includes: first creating determination information on whether or not the second file is derived from the first file based on a file name or file content of a first file to which writing is performed by a first job and a file name or file content of a second file from which reading is performed by a second job; second creating predecessor-successor information indicating a predecessor-successor relationship between the first job and the second job based on the determination information; and outputting the predecessor-successor information in a manner that allows an administrator to keep track of the predecessor-successor relationship between the first job and the second job.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 7, 2016
    Date of Patent: May 5, 2020
    Assignee: FUJITSU LIMITED
    Inventors: Masashi Katou, Masahiro Fukuda, Shinji Nagasawa, Takamasa Ohashi, Kazuyuki Sakai, Yuta Kojima, Eiichi Higuchi, Shotaro Okada
  • Publication number: 20200117114
    Abstract: An image forming apparatus includes a third link portion which is rotatably connected to said first link portion at a position between said first connecting portion and said first moving portion so that said first moving portion and said second moving portion are moved toward said drum unit by rotation of said first link portion about said first connecting portion as a rotation shaft and by rotation of said second link portion about said second connecting portion as a rotation shaft in interrelation with slide of said slidable portion, and which is rotatable relative to the apparatus main assembly. The third link portion is out of contact with the optical print head at a portion corresponding to an end portion on the optical print head side.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 13, 2019
    Publication date: April 16, 2020
    Inventors: Yoshitaka Otsubo, Yasuaki Otoguro, Yuta Okada, Daisuke Aruga, Hitoshi Iwai, Shinichiro Hosoi, Yuichiro Imai, Toshiki Momoka, Saimon Gokyu, Takehiro Ishidate
  • Patent number: 10604086
    Abstract: A decoration member includes a base member having a design surface, and a film material that covers the design surface, wherein the base member has an edge portion that sharpens toward a tip portion when seen in a normal direction of the design surface, and a paste wall section on which the film material is able to be pasted while protruding away from the design surface is formed on a surface of the edge portion opposite to the design surface.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 12, 2018
    Date of Patent: March 31, 2020
    Assignees: Honda Lock Mfg. Co., Ltd., Honda Motor Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Hiroyuki Kozuma, Naoki Okada, Minoru Shibutani, Jun Kamioka, Hidenobu Yasuda, Yuta Orikasa
  • Publication number: 20200080202
    Abstract: According to an aspect of the present disclosure, a substrate state determining apparatus includes: an image capturing unit that captures an image of a substrate placed on a stage; a learning unit that executes a machine learning using training data in which information indicating a state of the substrate is attached to the image of the substrate, so as to generate a substrate state determination model in which the image of the substrate is taken as an input and a value related to the state of the substrate corresponding to the image of the substrate is taken as an output; and a determination unit that determines the state of the substrate corresponding to the image of the substrate captured by the image capturing unit, using the substrate state determination model generated by the learning unit.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 23, 2019
    Publication date: March 12, 2020
    Inventors: Nao Akashi, Yuta Haga, Hiroyuki Sato, Motoi Okada, Kei Sano, Junya Sato, Takayuki Kita, Atsushi Suzuki, Kiwamu Tsukino, Takuro Tsutsui
  • Publication number: 20200049119
    Abstract: A vehicle control system comprises: a roof opening-closing button (12) provided inside a passenger compartment of a vehicle and configured to accept opening and closing manipulations for a roof unit (4); and a control unit (25) configured to control an engine (2), a roof actuator (10) of the roof unit, and an air conditioner (34), wherein the control unit is operable, when the roof opening-closing button accepts the closing manipulation for shifting the roof unit from an opened state to a closed state, in a situation where the roof unit is in the opened state, and the engine is in an idle-stop state, to control the engine such that the engine being in an idle-stop state is restarted, and control the roof actuator such that the roof unit being in the opened state is shifted to the closed state.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 12, 2017
    Publication date: February 13, 2020
    Applicant: MAZDA MOTOR CORPORATION
    Inventors: Ryohei YASUTOMI, Shohei KIYAMA, Jun NAITO, Hidemasa TOMIYORI, Miwa SHINOHARA, Yuta TSUDA, Hisanobu OKADA
  • Patent number: 10558140
    Abstract: A leaf spring configured to mount an optical element to a housing, the housing containing: a rotary polygon mirror configured to deflect a laser beam emitted from a light source; and the optical element configured to guide the laser beam deflected by the rotary polygon mirror to a member to be scanned, wherein an adhesive is applied to the leaf spring, the adhesive being configured to adhere separated material scraped from the housing, the separated material being scraped from the housing by rubbing between the leaf spring and the housing at a time of mounting the optical element to the housing.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 28, 2018
    Date of Patent: February 11, 2020
    Assignee: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
    Inventors: Yuta Okada, Hitoshi Iwai, Yasuaki Otoguro
  • Publication number: 20200039338
    Abstract: A vehicle control system comprises: a roof opening-closing button (12) provided inside a passenger compartment of a vehicle and configured to accept opening and closing manipulations for a roof unit (4); and a control unit (25) configured to control an engine (2) and a roof actuator (10) of the roof unit, wherein the control unit is operable, when the roof opening-closing button accepts the opening manipulation for shifting the roof unit from a closed state to an opened state, in a situation where the roof unit is in the closed state, and the engine is in an idle-stop state, to control the engine such that the engine being in an idle-stop state is restarted, and control the roof actuator such that the roof unit being in the closed state is shifted to the opened state.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 12, 2017
    Publication date: February 6, 2020
    Applicant: MAZDA MOTOR CORPORATION
    Inventors: Ryohei YASUTOMI, Shohei KIYAMA, Jun NAITO, Hidemasa TOMIYORI, Miwa SHINOHARA, Yuta TSUDA, Hisanobu OKADA
  • Patent number: 10539901
    Abstract: A simple structure is provided to move an optical print head toward a photosensitive drum. An image forming apparatus includes an optical print head having a first link portion and a second link portion, a sliding portion configured to move by sliding as to an image forming apparatus main body, and an abutting portion where one end of the optical print head abuts. When the sliding portion moves by sliding, the first link portion and the second link portion pivot as to the sliding portion, with the one end of the optical print head abutting the abutting portion, and the optical print head moves toward the photosensitive drum.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 6, 2018
    Date of Patent: January 21, 2020
    Assignee: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
    Inventors: Takehiro Ishidate, Yasuaki Otoguro, Yuta Okada, Daisuke Aruga, Hitoshi Iwai, Shinichiro Hosoi, Yuichiro Imai, Toshiki Momoka, Yoshitaka Otsubo, Saimon Gokyu
  • Patent number: 10520851
    Abstract: A light scanning apparatus including: a light source; a rotary polygon mirror configured to deflect a light beam emitted from the light source; an optical component of an incident optical system configured to introduce the light beam to the rotary polygon mirror; an optical box configured to contain the rotary polygon mirror and the optical component; and a supporting base installed between the light source and the rotary polygon mirror and configured to support the optical component, wherein the supporting base includes: a first dust-proof member configured to seal a boundary portion between the optical box and the supporting base; and a protrusion configured to enter an opening, which is formed in a side wall of the optical box from the inside of the optical box in a state in which the supporting base is mounted to the optical box, the light source being fixed to the opening.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 31, 2019
    Date of Patent: December 31, 2019
    Assignee: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
    Inventors: Daisuke Aruga, Yasuaki Otoguro, Yuta Okada, Yoshitaka Otsubo, Yuichiro Imai
  • Patent number: 10498920
    Abstract: A light scanning apparatus including: a light receiving portion configured to receive a first laser beam to generate a synchronization signal; and a standing portion, wherein a first opening through which a part of the first laser beam that is emitted from a first light source and travels toward a rotary polygon mirror and the first laser beam that is emitted from the first light source and is deflected by the rotary polygon mirror pass and a second opening through which a part of the second laser beam that is emitted from a second light source and travels toward the rotary polygon mirror passes are provided in the standing portion, and wherein the first laser beam that is deflected by the rotary polygon mirror and passes through the first opening is incident on the light receiving portion.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 13, 2018
    Date of Patent: December 3, 2019
    Assignee: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
    Inventors: Yuta Okada, Yuichiro Imai, Takehiro Ishidate, Daisuke Aruga, Yasuaki Otoguro
  • Patent number: 10484566
    Abstract: A light scanning apparatus including: a rotary polygon mirror configured to deflect a laser beam emitted from a light source; optical elements configured to guide the laser beam to a photosensitive member; a housing having a bottom surface and a side wall portion standing from the bottom surface and intersecting with a longitudinal direction of the optical elements; and a plurality of wall portions provided on the bottom surface so as to intersect with the longitudinal direction between the bottom surface and a lens of the optical elements that is closest to the rotary polygon mirror, the plurality of wall portions forming an air flow path for guiding an air flow caused by rotation of the rotary polygon mirror from a first space in which the rotary polygon mirror is arranged to a second space opposite to the first space with respect to the lens.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 7, 2018
    Date of Patent: November 19, 2019
    Assignee: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
    Inventors: Hisashi Namba, Masahiro Ogura, Yosuke Murakami, Ken Katsuta, Yuta Okada
  • Patent number: 10473922
    Abstract: A casing of an optical scanning apparatus housing a rotary polygon mirror and an optical member: a mounting portion on which a sound insulation member separating the optical member from the rotary polygon mirror is mountable; a first support portion supporting a transparent member which covers an opening of the casing on which the sound insulation member is mounted; a second support portion supporting a transparent member which covers the opening of the casing on which the sound insulation member is not mounted and is thicker than the transparent member to be supported by the first support portion; and a bearing surface of the second support portion located on an inner side of the casing than a bearing surface of the first support portion so that light beam emission surfaces of the transparent members to be supported by the first and second support portions are on a substantially same plane.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 7, 2018
    Date of Patent: November 12, 2019
    Assignee: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
    Inventors: Daisuke Aruga, Hiroshi Nakahata, Yasuaki Otoguro, Takehiro Ishidate, Yuta Okada
  • Patent number: 10465367
    Abstract: According to one embodiment, a sanitary washing device includes base and case plates, a case cover, a pivotally supporting unit, and a back cover. The base plate is fixed to a rear part of a toilet bowl. The case plate mounts a washing function part washing a private part of a human body. The case cover covers the washing function part and is fixed onto the case plate. The pivotally supporting unit includes first and second pivotally supporting parts and is fixed to the base plate. The back cover is provided backward the pivotally supporting unit. Front and rear parts of the base plate are fixed to the toilet bowl via first and second position adjusting unit. The case plate is fixed to the base plate via a third position adjusting unit. A fourth position adjusting unit is provided between the pivotally supporting unit and the back cover.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 2, 2018
    Date of Patent: November 5, 2019
    Assignee: TOTO LTD.
    Inventors: Takuya Ogawa, Yuta Shinden, Sho Kiyama, Nozomu Okada, Sachiko Niwano
  • Patent number: 10466612
    Abstract: An image forming apparatus has a holding member that holds a lens array and a circuit board. In the holding member, a portion where a light emission portion is attached, a portion where the lens array is attached, a portion where the circuit board is attached, and a portion where a first link member and a second link member are connected, are integrally molded as a molded resin article.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 6, 2018
    Date of Patent: November 5, 2019
    Assignee: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
    Inventors: Yuta Okada, Yasuaki Otoguro, Daisuke Aruga, Hitoshi Iwai, Shinichiro Hosoi, Yuichiro Imai, Toshiki Momoka, Yoshitaka Otsubo, Saimon Gokyu, Takehiro Ishidate
  • Patent number: 10459364
    Abstract: An opening, from which a cleaning member is inserted from the outer side of a main body of the image forming apparatus according to the present invention, is provided further toward the front side than an end portion of a front side of a holding member. The opening guides movement of the cleaning member in the direction of insertion as the inserted cleaning member moves toward the downstream side in the direction of insertion, so that downstream-side end portions of engaging portions in the insertion direction engage upstream-side end portions of protruding portions formed on the holding member in the direction of insertion.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 6, 2018
    Date of Patent: October 29, 2019
    Assignee: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
    Inventors: Toshiki Momoka, Yasuaki Otoguro, Yuta Okada, Daisuke Aruga, Hitoshi Iwai, Shinichiro Hosoi, Yuichiro Imai, Yoshitaka Otsubo, Saimon Gokyu, Takehiro Ishidate