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Katsumi Inaba, Tsutomu Satoh, Hirohisa Warita, Atsushi Kanamori: Power supply circuit having soft start. Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha, Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch, October 31, 2006: US07129679 (44 worldwide citation)

The voltage booster type switching power supply circuit is provided with a drive circuit for controlling a switching element, a start/stop circuit for turning the drive circuit on and off according to a brightness control signal for adjusting a brightness of a light source of a liquid crystal displa ...


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Atsushi Kanamori, Jon Thomason: Method and system for calling one of a set of routines designed for direct invocation by programs of a second type when invoked by a program of the first type. Microsoft Corporation, Seed and Berry, March 31, 1998: US05734904 (39 worldwide citation)

A method and system for providing a set of routines that may be invoked by programs of two or more types is provided. In a preferred embodiment, a group of libraries that each are able to be called by programs of a different one of the types is provided. Each of the routines is provided by a functio ...


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Atsushi Kanamori, Jon Thomason: Method and system for providing a group of parallel resources as a proxy for a single shared resource. Microsoft Corporation, Seed and Berry, May 19, 1998: US05754854 (34 worldwide citation)

A method and system for providing a group of parallel resources as a proxy for a single shared resource is provided. In a preferred embodiment, a resource grouping facility ("the facility") is incorporated in a "non-global" operating system. A non-global operating system is an operating system that ...


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Atsushi Kanamori: Method and system of custom marshaling of inter-language parameters. Microsoft Corporation, Klarquist Sparkman Campbell Leigh & Whinston, December 26, 2000: US06167565 (25 worldwide citation)

A computer-based custom marshaling method and system for custom marshaling of parameters during invocation of functions implemented in a second language by computer programs implemented in an first language. The parameter to be custom marshaled has a first type in the first language and a second typ ...


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Atsushi Kanamori, Jon Thomason: Method and system for providing a group of parallel resources as a proxy for a single shared resource. Microsoft Corporation, Leydig Voit & Mayer, January 8, 2002: US06338079 (22 worldwide citation)

A method and system for providing a group of parallel resources as a proxy for a single shared resource is provided. In a preferred embodiment, a resource grouping facility (“the facility”) is incorporated in a “non-global” operating system. A non-global operating system is an operating system that ...


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Atsushi Kanamori, Hirohisa Warita: LED drive circuit, dimming device, LED illumination fixture, LED illumination device, and LED illumination system. Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha, Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch, March 19, 2013: US08400079 (19 worldwide citation)

An LED drive circuit in which an alternating voltage from a phase control dimmer is input and an LED is driven. The LED drive circuit comprises a phase angle detector for detecting the phase angle at which a phase control element inside the phase control dimmer switches from off to on; a switching p ...


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Atsushi Kanamori, Jon Thomason: Method and system for threaded resource allocation and reclamation. Microsoft Corporation, Christensen O&apos Connor Johnson Kindness PLLC, March 26, 2002: US06363410 (17 worldwide citation)

A method and system for threaded resource allocation and reclamation are provided. In a preferred embodiment, a threaded resource allocation and reclamation facility (“the facility”) provides available instances of a resource in response to requests from resource consumers. The facility maintains bo ...


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Hirohisa Warita, Atsushi Kanamori, Katsumi Inaba, Tsutomu Satoh: Switching power supply circuit and electronic apparatus provided therewith. Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha, Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch, August 28, 2007: US07262582 (16 worldwide citation)

In a switching power supply circuit, completion of discharging of a capacitance provided in a soft-start circuit requires a period longer than a cycle with which an activating/deactivating portion switches switching control operation of a driving portion (which performs switching control to turn on/ ...


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Atsushi Kanamori: Method and system for accessing objects of different thread types. Microsoft Corporation, Klarquist Sparkman, July 2, 2002: US06415334 (13 worldwide citation)

A method in a computer system for accessing Microsoft Component Object Model (“COM”) objects of varying thread types from a Java-based program. The computer system has a Java virtual machine (“VM”) that executes statements of the Java program and that executes in a multithreaded process. When execut ...


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Atsushi Kanamori, Jonathan G Thomason: In-memory modification of computer programs. Microsoft Corporation, The Law Offices of Albert S Michalik PLLC, August 20, 2002: US06438621 (13 worldwide citation)

The present invention provides a facility for performing self-patching of computer code in memory. The facility patches a segment of executable code at runtime under the control of the code segment. The code segment has a selected entry point, a patching section, and a patched section. The patching ...