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An aerosol generator includes a flow passage having an inlet end, an outlet end, and a constriction in the flow passage at the outlet end. A heater is operable to heat liquid in the flow passage to produce a vapor, which is expelled from the outlet end of the flow passage.

Title
Aerosol generators and methods for producing aerosols
Application Number
11/113298
Publication Number
7500479 (B2)
Application Date
April 25, 2005
Publication Date
March 10, 2009
Inventor
Kenneth A Cox
Powhatan
VA, US
Gene G Faison
Richmond
VA, US
Rajiv Gupta
Glen Allen
VA, US
Walter A Nichols
Chesterfield
VA, US
Agent
Buchanan Ingersoll & Rooney PC
Assignee
Philip Morris USA
VA, US
IPC
A61M 11/00
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