Electronic cigarette

  • US 9,326,550 B2
  • Filed: 05/22/2015
  • Issued: 05/03/2016
  • Est. Priority Date: 05/16/2006
  • Status: Active Grant
First Claim
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1. A vaporizing device comprising:

  • an electronic cigarette including;

    a battery assembly comprising a tubular battery assembly housing having a first end and a second end, with a battery and a micro-controller unit electrically connected to a circuit board within the battery assembly housing;

    a first screw thread electrode on the first end of the battery assembly housing, with a first through hole at a center of the first screw thread electrode;

    an atomizer assembly comprising;

    a tubular atomizer assembly housing having a first end and a second end;

    an atomizer having a porous body, and a liquid supply in the tubular atomizer assembly housing;

    with the atomizer including a heater wire wound on a part of the porous body which is perpendicular to a longitudinal axis of the tubular atomizer assembly housing;

    an airflow path through an opening in the atomizer to a suction nozzle at the second end of the tubular atomizer assembly housing;

    a second screw thread electrode on the second end of the atomizer assembly housing, with a second through hole at a center of the second screw thread electrode; and

    the battery assembly and the atomizer assembly mechanically connected to form the electronic cigarette by engagement of the first screw thread electrode with the second screw thread electrode, and with electricity conducted from the battery to the heater wire through the first and second screw thread electrodes for heating the heater wire.

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