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Noritaka Mochizuki, Akio Yoshida, Makoto Ogura, Tatsundo Kawai: Illumination device. Canon Kabushiki Kaisha, Fitzpatrick Cella Harper & Scinto, April 12, 1988: US04737896 (62 worldwide citation)

An illumination device is provided which comprises a light source, a first light-deflecting means for converting the rays emitted from the light source into parallel rays and a second light-deflecting means for directing the parallel rays to an object to be illuminated.


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Makoto Ogura, Tatsundo Kawai, Katsuhiko Yamada, Shinichi Seitoh: Image reading apparatus with illumination timing control. Canon Kabushiki Kaisha, Fitzpatrick Cella Harper & Scinto, December 13, 1988: US04791493 (40 worldwide citation)

An image reading apparatus for reading an image by radiating the light onto an original includes a photosensor array the photosensors of which are arranged along the width of the original and receive the light scattered from the original surface and convert that light into electric signals. A period ...


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Hirofumi Iwamoto, Tatsundo Kawai, Makoto Ogura, Katsumi Nakagawa, Shinichi Seitoh, Noriyuki Kaifu: Image reading apparatus with block lighting and pulsing. Canon Kabushiki Kaisha, Fitzpatrick Cella Harper & Scinto, May 15, 1990: US04926058 (37 worldwide citation)

An image reading apparatus in which a plurality of light sources are provided and the lights emitted from the light sources are incident on to photoelectric converting means from an object to be read, thereby reading an image of the object; and dividing the light sources into a plurality of blocks, ...


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Makoto Ogura: Light conductive member, illuminating device having the same, and information processing apparatus having the illuminating device. Canon Kabushiki Kaisha, Fitzpatrick Cella Harper & Scinto, January 18, 2000: US06015200 (34 worldwide citation)

For providing a compact illuminating device capable of uniform illumination with a high intensity, there is provided a light conductive member including a light entrance face provided in a part of a lateral face of a rod-shaped translucent member, an area provided on a side opposed to the light entr ...


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Masayoshi Murata, Katsumi Komiyama, Tatsundo Kawai, Makoto Ogura, Hiroo Ichihashi, Osamu Hamamoto: Photoelectric converter and image reading apparatus mounting the same. Canon Kabushiki Kaisha, Fitzpatrick Cella Harper & Scinto, June 9, 1992: US05121225 (32 worldwide citation)

A photoelectric converter includes a transparent substrate having a photoelectric converting element provided on a surface opposing a document relating to reading of image information, a transparent support for supporting the substrate, and a light source provided on a surface of the support opposit ...


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Makoto Ogura, Tatsundo Kawai, Katsuhiko Yamada, Shinichi Seito: Image reading apparatus with jam-prevention feature. Canon Kabushiki Kaisha, Fitzpatrick Cella Harper & Scinto, April 24, 1990: US04920431 (32 worldwide citation)

There is an image reading apparatus for use in a facsimile apparatus, a copying machine or the like. This apparatus illuminates the light from a light source such as an LED array onto an original which is conveyed by a conveying device and thereby reading an image data on the original. To smoothly g ...


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Makoto Ogura, Katsumi Komiyama, Tetsuya Shimada: Photoelectric conversion device and information processing apparatus with resin covering the side of the photosensor substrate. Canon Kabushiki Kaisha, Fitzpatrick Cella Harper & Scinto, December 12, 1995: US05475211 (30 worldwide citation)

A photoelectric conversion device and an information processing apparatus having the device, provided with a photosensor substrate having a plurality of photoelectric conversion elements on a light transparent substrate and a mounting plate having a resin covering the side of the photosensor substra ...


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Makoto Ogura, Hiroo Ichihashi, Katsumi Komiyama, Yoshikazu Sano, Osamu Hamamoto, Tetsuya Shimada: Original image reading apparatus having device for conveying an original at a position deviated from an original reading position of a contact-type reading sensor. Canon Kabushiki Kaisha, Fitzpatrick Cella Harper & Scinto, June 11, 1996: US05526141 (29 worldwide citation)

An original image reading device includes a first supporting device having an original platen roller, provided on a side of an original opposed to an image reading device, for conveying the original at a position deviated from an original reading position, and a non-cylindrical original contact devi ...


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Tatsundo Kawai, Makoto Ogura, Koji Tomoda, Hiroo Ichihashi, Shinichi Seitoh, Yasuo Kuroda, Hiroyuki Noguchi: Light emitting device and original reading apparatus having the device. Canon Kabushiki Kaisha, Fitzpatrick Cella Harper & Scinto, February 26, 1991: US04996606 (29 worldwide citation)

An image reading apparatus comprises a light emitting device for illuminating an original including information to be read; image sensor for inputting an optical information and converting it into an electric signal; and wherein the light emitting device has a xeron glow lamp and a light source whic ...


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Masayoshi Murata, Katsumi Komiyama, Tatsundo Kawai, Makoto Ogura, Hiroo Ichihashi, Osamu Hamamoto: Photoelectric converter and image reading apparatus mounting the same. Canon Kabushiki Kaisha, Fitzpatrick Cella Harper & Scinto, November 9, 1993: US05261013 (29 worldwide citation)

A photoelectric converter includes a transparent substrate having a photoelectric converting element provided on a surface opposing a document relating to reading of image information, a transparent support for supporting the substrate, and a light source provided on a surface of the support opposit ...