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Kenneth A Cox, Timothy Paul Beane, William R Sweeney, Walter A Nichols, F Murphy Sprinkel Jr: Aerosol generator and methods of making and using an aerosol generator. Philip Morris USA, Buchanan Ingersoll & Rooney PC, October 10, 2006: US07117867 (110 worldwide citation)

An aerosol generator includes a flow passage having an inlet and an outlet, a heater arranged relative to the flow passage for heating the flow passage, a source of material to be volatilized in communication with the inlet of the flow passage, a valve to open and close communication between the sou ...


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Walter A Nichols, Donald L Brookman, Gary E Grollimund, Ulysses Smith: Aerosol generator for drug formulation and methods of generating aerosol. Philip Morris USA, Burns Doane Swecker & Mathis, February 15, 2005: US06854461 (108 worldwide citation)

An aerosol generator and methods of delivering aerosol to a user inhaling on a mouthpiece when a pressure drop is detected within the mouthpiece are disclosed. A medicated fluid passing through a capillary passage is heated to vaporize the fluid and form the aerosol by condensation or mixture of the ...


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John Louis Felter, Robert E Lee, Ashok Solanky, Clint Blake, Pamela Davis, David E Sharpe, Mark E Watson, Robert L Ripley, Brett W Stevenson, William J Crowe: Electrically heated cigarette smoking system with internal manifolding for puff detection. Philip Morris USA, Burns Doane Swecker & Mathis, November 2, 2004: US06810883 (104 worldwide citation)

An electrically heated cigarette smoking device includes a heater unit, heater blades for applying heat to portions of a cigarette that is supported within the heater unit, the heater unit having an opening adapted to receive an end of a cigarette and adapted to position the end of the cigarette in ...


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William T Griffin, John M Adams, Charles T Higgins: Electrically heated cigarette smoking system. Philip Morris USA, Buchanan Ingersoll & Rooney PC, November 13, 2007: US07293565 (82 worldwide citation)

A stand for an electrically heated cigarette smoking device can removably support an electrically heated cigarette smoking device, which includes a rechargeable power supply. The stand is configured to fit in a receptacle, such as a receptacle in a vehicle. Charging electronics controls charging of ...


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Ali A Rostami, Susan E Wrenn: Flow distributor of an electrically heated cigarette smoking system. Philip Morris USA, Buchanan Ingersoll PC, February 7, 2006: US06994096 (66 worldwide citation)

A heater fixture for use in an electrically heated cigarette smoking system having a source of electrical energy for heating a cigarette includes an inner wall or barrel having at least one opening through the inner wall extending from an outer peripheral surface to an inner surface of the inner wal ...


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Roberto O Pellizzari: Method and apparatus for generating power by combustion of vaporized fuel. Philip Morris USA, Roberts Mlotkowski & Hobbes, January 1, 2008: US07313916 (63 worldwide citation)

An apparatus for producing power from a source of liquid fuel. The apparatus includes at least one capillary flow passage, the at least one capillary flow passage having an inlet end and an outlet end, the inlet end in fluid communication with the source of liquid fuel, a heat source arranged along ...


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David E Sharpe: Inductive heating magnetic structure for removing condensates from electrical smoking device. Philip Morris USA, Buchanan Ingersoll & Rooney PC, March 6, 2007: US07185659 (63 worldwide citation)

Thermal cleaning of an electrically heated smoking device, and in particular the removal of condensates formed within the smoking device as a result of extended periods of use, is achieved with a cleaning system that utilizes inductive heating that provides efficient and intense localized heating in ...


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Kenneth A Cox, Walter A Nichols, F Murphy Sprinkel Jr, Douglas D McRae, William R Sweeney: Aerosol generator having temperature controlled heating zone and method of use thereof. Philip Morris USA, Buchanan Ingersoll & Rooney PC, February 6, 2007: US07173222 (62 worldwide citation)

A temperature and flow rate controlled capillary aerosol generator includes two heating zones optionally separated by a region in which a pressure drop is induced. Power is metered or applied to the downstream, second zone to achieve a target resistance, and therefore a target temperature, while pow ...


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Robert C Lanier Jr, Steven M Campbell, Stephen J Bellamah: Method and apparatus for making cigarette filters with a centrally located flavored element. Philip Morris USA, Burns Doane Swecker & Mathis, July 11, 2006: US07074170 (55 worldwide citation)

A filter making apparatus includes a positioning device having a passageway therethrough, with the passageway guiding a continuous flavor element such as a continuous strand of textile material from an inlet of the passageway to an outlet of the passageway. A liquid flavorant is introduced into the ...


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Tung T Nguyen, Christopher L Irving, Kenneth A Cox, Douglas D McRae, Walter A Nichols: Aerosol generating devices and methods for generating aerosols suitable for forming propellant-free aerosols. Philip Morris USA, Buchanan Ingersoll PC, May 9, 2006: US07040314 (55 worldwide citation)

Liquid aerosol formulations for generating aerosols include at least one high volatility carrier and a second component. In some embodiments, the liquid aerosol formulation is propellant free. An aerosol generating device generates an aerosol by passing liquid aerosol formulation through a flow pass ...