Electronic cigarette

  • US 8,910,641 B2
  • Filed: 06/19/2013
  • Issued: 12/16/2014
  • Est. Priority Date: 04/29/2003
  • Status: Expired
First Claim
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1. An electronic cigarette, comprising:

  • a housing having an inlet and an outlet;

    a battery and an atomizer in the housing, with the atomizer including a tube having a metal wire heater coil within the tube electrically linked to the battery;

    a liquid source in the housing and outside of the tube;

    with liquid in the liquid source capable of moving from the liquid source into the tube and contacting the wire heater coil to create vapor.

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