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Naoki Fukutomi, Yoshiaki Tsubomatsu, Fumio Inoue, Toshio Yamazaki, Hirohito Ohhata, Shinsuke Hagiwara, Noriyuki Taguchi, Hiroshi Nomura: Fabrication process of semiconductor package and semiconductor package. Hitachi Chemical Company, Pennie & Edmonds, November 2, 1999: US05976912 (297 worldwide citation)

A semiconductor package substrate is provided, which can meet the move toward high integration of semiconductors. A nickel layer is plated on an electroplated copper foil to form a wiring pattern. An LSI chip is mounted on the copper foil, and terminals of the LSI chip and the wiring pattern are con ...


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Hiroshi Nomura, Arthur R Kydd, August R Hanson, Robert J Petersen: Surface-modified wick for diagnostic test strip. QuestStar Medical, Altera Law Group, November 22, 2005: US06967105 (113 worldwide citation)

A wicking material is disclosed that exhibits a horizontal wicking velocity of at least about 1.0 millimeter per second when contacted with a physiological fluid such as blood, lymph or cellular interstitial fluid. This high wicking rate is achieved by means of treatment of a fibrous wicking materia ...


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Hiroshi Nomura: Code plate mounting device. Asahi Kogaku Kogyo Kabushiki Kaisha, Sandler Greenblum & Bernstein, November 30, 1993: US05267088 (84 worldwide citation)

A code plate mounting device for mounting a code plate on an outer peripheral surface of an annular member in a lens barrel. A pair of engaging portions are provided on the outer peripheral surface of the annular member, and are spaced from one another in a circumferential or axial direction of the ...


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Seiji Uziie, Kazuyoshi Azegami, Hiroshi Nomura: Driving apparatus of camera. Asahi Kogaku Kogyo Kabushiki Kaisha, Sandler Greenblum & Bernstein, July 4, 1995: US05430516 (65 worldwide citation)

A driving apparatus of a camera includes a stationary barrel fixed to a camera body, a cam ring threadedly engaged with the stationary barrel on an inside of the stationary barrel, and a circumferential gear formed on an outer peripheral surface of the cam ring. Also provided is a gear train for tra ...


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Hiroshi Nomura, Eiji Okazawa: Selectively removing power from multiple display areas of a display unit. Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba, Finnegan Henderson Farabow Garrett & Dunner L, March 9, 1999: US05881299 (63 worldwide citation)

On one display panel, first and second display areas are provided. To display information on each area, an X-driver, a Y-driver, and an LCD controller are provided in each of the display areas. If a display cover is overlaid on the display panel, a predetermined switch is turned on. A CPU sends an i ...


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Hiroshi Nomura: Zoom lens barrel and camera incorporating such barrel. Asahi Kogaku Kogyo Kabushiki Kaisha, Sandler Greenblum & Bernstein, September 1, 1992: US05144493 (62 worldwide citation)

A zoom lens barrel is disclosed with includes a stationary barrel. A rotatable cam ring is supported by the stationary barrel and is adapted to move along an optical axis direction in association with rotation of the rotatable cam ring. A lens guide ring is adapted to move together with the cam ring ...


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Hiroshi Nomura, Norio Sato, Nobuaki Aoki: Backlash removing mechanism for zoom lens assembly. Asahi Kogaku Kogyo Kabushiki Kaisha, Sandler Greenblum & Bernstein, January 16, 1996: US05485315 (60 worldwide citation)

A zoom lens assembly has a rotatable cam ring having first helicoid threads and a cam groove, a front lens group held by a front lens group frame having second helicoid threads held in mesh with the first helicoid threads for moving the front lens group along an axis of the rotatable cam ring, and a ...


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Hiroshi Nomura, Takamitsu Sasaki: Retractable lens system and method of retracting a retractable lens system. PENTAX Corporation, Greenblum & Bernstein, December 20, 2005: US06978089 (58 worldwide citation)

A retractable lens system includes a plurality of optical elements. All of the plurality of optical elements are positioned on a common optical axis when the retractable lens is in use. A removable element of the plurality of optical elements is moved to a removed position outside of the common opti ...


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Hiroshi Nomura, Yukihiro Kato, Akira Shintai: Semiconductor physical quantity sensor device having semiconductor sensor chip integrated with semiconductor circuit chip. Denso Corporation, Pillsbury Madison & Sutro, September 7, 1999: US05948991 (58 worldwide citation)

An IC chip for signal processing circuit is enclosed in a mold IC and a pressure sensitive element unit is integrally provided thereon. When the mold IC is housed in a case, the mold IC is fixed to the case under a state where ends of connector pins insert-molded to the case are electrically connect ...


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Hiroshi Nomura: Cam mechanism of lens. Asahi Kogaku Kogyo Kabushiki Kaisha, Sandler Greenblum & Bernstein, May 11, 1993: US05210644 (51 worldwide citation)

A cam mechanism of a lens including a cam groove having a conical side face, formed in an inner peripheral surface of a cam ring, and a cam follower which is provided on a lens holder for holding a lens group and which is fitted in the cam groove, so that the cam follower can be moved in an optical ...