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Seetharama C Deevi, Mohammad R Hajaligol, Herbert Herman, Charles T Higgins, Michael L Watkins, Bruce E Waymack, Sung Yi: Heater for an electric flavor-generating article. Philip Morris Incorporated, Kevin B Osborne, James E Schardt, Charles E B Glenn, June 21, 1994: US05322075 (276 worldwide citation)

A smoking article is provided in which a flavor-generating medium is heated electrically to release an aerosol for inhalation by a consumer. The smoking article includes a heater having resistive heating elements printed on a flexible substrate. The heater can be manufactured by circuit board mass p ...


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Seetharama C Deevi, Francis M Sprinkel: Electrically-powered heating element. Philip Morris Incorporated, July 6, 1993: US05224498 (256 worldwide citation)

A heating element for use within a smoking device which is intended to be held in the lips of a consumer, and which, without burning, heats a flavor-generating medium within the device to produce an aerosol, vapor, or flavor, which the consumer may inhale. More particularly, an electrically-powered ...


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Mary E Counts, Seetharama C Deevi, Grier S Fleischhauer, Mohammad R Hajalogol, Patrick H Hayes, Charles T Higgins, Willie G Houck Jr, Billy J Keen Jr, Bernard C Laroy, Peter J Lipowicz, Donald E Miser, Constance H Nichols, William H Stevens, Mantharam Subbiah, Michael L Watkins, Susan E Wrenn: Electrical smoking system for delivering flavors and method for making same. Philip Morris Incorporated, Burns Doane Swecker & Mathis, February 14, 1995: US05388594 (222 worldwide citation)

A smoking system is provided in which a replaceable cigarette containing tobacco flavor material is electrically heated by a set of electrical heater elements contained within a lighter to evolve tobacco flavors or other components in vapor or aerosol form for delivery to a smoker. The cigarette and ...


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Alfred L Collins, Mary Ellen Counts, Amitabh Das, Seetharama C Deevi, Grier S Fleischhauer, Charles T Higgins, Willie G Houck Jr, Billy J Keen Jr, Robert E Lee III, A Clifton Lilly Jr, D Bruce Losee Jr, Hugh J McCafferty, Constance H Nichols, Wynn R Raymond, Robert L Ripley, Renzer R Ritt Sr, G Robert Scott, F Murphy Sprinkel, Michael L Watkins, Susan E Wrenn, Francis V Utsch: Flavor generating article. Philip Morris Incorporated, Charles E B Glenn, James E Schardt, James T Moore, February 2, 1999: US05865185 (191 worldwide citation)

A smoking article is provided in which a replaceable tobacco flavor unit containing tobacco flavor material is electrically heated by a set of permanent reusable heaters to evolve flavors or other components in vapor or aerosol form for delivery to a smoker. Each heater heats only a portion of the a ...


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Seetharama C Deevi, Francis M Sprinkel: Electrically-powered linear heating element. Philip Morris Incorporated, Charles B Smith, March 3, 1992: US05093894 (167 worldwide citation)

A heating element for use within a smoking device which is intended to be held in the lips of a consumer, and which without burning, heats a flavor-generating medium within the device to produce an aerosol, vapor, or flavor, which the consumer may inhale. More particularly, an electrically-powered h ...


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Seetharama C Deevi, Grier S Fleischhauer, Billy J Keen Jr: Reinforced carbon heater with discrete heating zones. Philip Morris Incorporated, Charles E B Glenn, James E Schardt, Kevin B Osborne, October 11, 1994: US05353813 (153 worldwide citation)

A bladed tubular array for use as a heating element in an electrical smoking article, and a tobacco flavor element for such an article based thereon, are provided. The integral carbon heater preferably provides eight thermally and electrically discrete heating zones to provide an optimized heating z ...


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Seetharama C Deevi, Mohammad R Hajaligol: Flat ceramic heater having discrete heating zones. Philip Morris Incorporated, Charles E B Glenn, James E Schardt, Kevin B Osborne, April 18, 1995: US05408574 (152 worldwide citation)

A plurality of resistive heating elements and conductive elements are screenprinted onto a ceramic substrate to form a heater having multiple resistive heating elements. Slots formed between adjacent resistive heating elements members provide air gaps to thermally insulate each heating element from ...


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Alfred L Collins, Mary E Counts, Amitabh Das, Seetharama C Deevi, Grier S Fleischhauer, Charles T Higgins, Willie G Houck Jr, Billy J Keen Jr, Robert E Lee III, A Clifton Lilly Jr, D Bruce Losee Jr, Hugh J McCafferty, Constance H Nichols, Wynn R Raymond, Robert L Ripley, Renzer R Ritt Sr, G Robert Scott, F Murphy Sprinkel, Michael L Watkins, Susan E Wrenn, Francis V Utsch: Flavor generating article and method for making same. Philip Morris Incorporated, Charles E B Glenn, James E Schardt, Kevin B Osborne, March 25, 1997: US05613504 (126 worldwide citation)

A smoking article is provided in which a replaceable tobacco flavor unit containing tobacco flavor material is electrically heated by a set of permanent reusable heaters to evolve flavors or other components in vapor or aerosol form for delivery to a smoker. Each heater heats only a portion of the a ...


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Mohammad R Hajaligol, Grier S Fleischhauer, Seetharama C Deevi, Charles T Higgins, Patrick H Hayes, Herbert Herman, Robert V Gansert, Alfred L Collins, Billy J Keen Jr, Bernard C Laroy, A Clifton Lilly Jr: Tubular heater for use in an electrical smoking article. Philip Morris Incorporated, James T Moore, James E Schardt, Charles E B Glenn, September 9, 1997: US05665262 (123 worldwide citation)

A cylindrical tube is provided of a mechanically strong and flexible electrical conductor such as a metal and has a plurality of separated regions. An electrically insulating layer such as a ceramic is applied on the outer surface except for one exposed portion. Electrically resistive heaters are th ...


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Seetharama C Deevi, A Clifton Lilly Jr: Electrically powered ceramic composite heater. Philip Morris Incorporated, Burns Doane Swecker & Mathis, March 12, 1996: US05498855 (117 worldwide citation)

An electrically powered ceramic composite heater useful for devices such as a cigarette lighter. The electrical resistance heater includes a discrete heating segment configuration wherein each individual segment of the heater can be activated using an electric control module, and is capable of heati ...