Yukihiro Matsushita, Motoyasu Yano, Masahiko Komoda: Ultrasonic motor having integrated electrodes and manufacturing method of the same. Asmo, Posz Law Group, August 23, 2005: US06933656 (86 worldwide citation)

A stator includes first and second piezoelectric elements, a flexible aluminum-based connective arrangement and upper and lower aluminum-based metal blocks. The flexible aluminum-based connective arrangement includes first to fourth aluminum-based electrodes, which apply a voltage to the piezoelectr ...

Fumio Kaneko, Kouichi Takemura, Takao Sugano, Hiroyuki Matsuo, Yukihiro Matsushita: Light source package incorporating thermal expansion compensating device and image forming apparatus using the same. Fujitsu, Armstrong Westerman Hattori McLeland & Naughton, January 26, 1999: US05864739 (15 worldwide citation)

A light source package includes a light source, a lens for collimating the light from the light source, and a support member for supporting the light source and the lens so that the optical axis of the lens is set to a desired position relative to the light source. The support member includes a comp ...

Yukihiro Matsushita, Takao Sugano: Optical unit, and electrophotographic recording device having same. Fujitsu Kawasaki, Armstrong Westerman & Hattori, June 25, 2002: US06411325 (11 worldwide citation)

It is an exemplified object of the present invention to provide an optical unit that can easily and inexpensively align an optical axis of the lens and a beam from a light source during continuous operation, and to provide an electrophotographic recording device that has such an optical unit and the ...

Motoyasu Yano, Masahiko Komoda, Shigeaki Kageme, Katsunori Mochizuki, Yukihiro Matsushita, Yasuhiro Osawa: Sunshade system having blind sheet. ASMO, Posz Law Group, January 1, 2008: US07314079 (10 worldwide citation)

A rotatable rod includes a plurality of cylindrical center rods and a plurality of joints. Each joint connects between corresponding two of the plurality of center rods. Each of opposed ends of each center rod has at least one engaging projection, which projects from the end of the center rod in a d ...

Kouichi Takemura, Yoshitaka Murakawa, Hiroyuki Matsuo, Takao Sugano, Kazuki Ogawa, Fumio Kaneko, Yukihiro Matsushita: Image forming apparatus. Fujitsu, Armstrong Westerman Hattori McLeland & Naughton, May 22, 2001: US06236040 (8 worldwide citation)

An image forming apparatus includes a plurality of light sources emitting beams of light, a photoconductor, a scanner for reflecting the beams of light emitted by the light sources to scan the photoconductor periodically, a light detector for receiving the beams of light from the scanner to determin ...


Yukihiro Matsushita, Motoyasu Yano, Masahiro Takeda: Apparatus and method for controlling ultrasonic motor. ASMO, Sheridan Ross PC, October 26, 2004: US06809458 (4 worldwide citation)

A control apparatus controls an ultrasonic motor. The ultrasonic motor includes a stator, a piezoelectric element provided in the stator, and a rotor. The rotor is slidably pressed against the stator. When a driving high frequency voltage is applied to the piezoelectric element, the stator is vibrat ...

Yukihiro Matsushita: Auxiliary mechanism for seat belt apparatus. Asmo, Akerman Senterfitt, July 19, 2011: US07980635 (3 worldwide citation)

An auxiliary mechanism for a seat belt apparatus includes a support portion and a guide portion. The support portion supports a webbing in a manner drawable to the front of a seat back. The support portion is movable between a storage position, which is near the seat back, and a projection position, ...

Yukihiro Matsushita, Takao Sugano, Fumio Kaneko: Optical unit and its manufacturing method and electrophotographic recording device. Fujitsu, Armstrong Westerman Hattori McLeland & Naughton, December 25, 2001: US06333756 (3 worldwide citation)

The present invention aims at providing an optical unit, its manufacturing method, and electrophotographic device that can easily and inexpensively achieve a reliable latent image formation on a photosensitive drum, and can form a high-quality image. To realize the above aims, a lens barrel and a co ...

Yoshihiko Taira, Youji Houki, Yukihiro Matsushita: Exposure apparatus, image forming apparatus and heating method. Fuji Xerox, Sughrue Mion PLLC, November 15, 2011: US08059147 (2 worldwide citation)

The exposure apparatus is provided with: a substrate; plural light emitting elements that are arranged in a line on a first surface of the substrate; and a heating unit that heats the substrate from the first surface side.