Patents by Inventor Gyoung Min GO

Gyoung Min GO has filed for patents to protect the following inventions. This listing includes patent applications that are pending as well as patents that have already been granted by the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO).

  • Publication number: 20240081404
    Abstract: Provided is a heater for an aerosol-generating device including a first electrically conductive pattern configured to perform heating and a second electrically conductive pattern arranged in parallel with the first electrically conductive pattern. The first electrically conductive pattern and/or the second electrically conductive pattern may include a material having a relatively small resistance temperature coefficient. Accordingly, a temperature increase rate of the heater may be greatly improved.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 13, 2022
    Publication date: March 14, 2024
    Applicant: KT&G CORPORATION
    Inventors: Jong Seong JEONG, Gyoung Min GO, Hyung Jin BAE, Jang Won SEO, Chul Ho JANG, Min Seok JEONG, Jin Chul JUNG
  • Publication number: 20240057661
    Abstract: An aerosol generation system includes a tobacco medium accommodation portion and a moisturizer accommodation portion located at an upstream end or a downstream end of the tobacco medium accommodation portion. In addition, an aerosol generation system includes an aerosol generation device including an elongated cavity for accommodating the cigarette, a first heater for heating the tobacco medium accommodation portion, and a second heater for heating the moisturizer accommodation portion.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 2, 2023
    Publication date: February 22, 2024
    Applicant: KT&G CORPORATION
    Inventors: Yong Joon JANG, Gyoung Min GO, Jang Won SEO, Jin Chul JUNG, Jong Seong JEONG, Chul Ho JANG
  • Publication number: 20240057672
    Abstract: Provided is an aerosol-generating device including a heating assembly including an accommodation space into which at least a portion of the aerosol-generating article is accommodated, and at least one spiral coil arranged outside of the accommodation space and configured to generate an induced magnetic field. The spiral coil has a plate shape curved along a circumference direction of the accommodation space and a center around which the spiral coil is wound is at an external surface of the accommodation space.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 26, 2022
    Publication date: February 22, 2024
    Applicant: KT&G CORPORATION
    Inventors: Jang Won SEO, Jin Chul JUNG, Chul Ho JANG, Gyoung Min GO, Hyung Jin BAE, Jong Seong JEONG
  • Publication number: 20240027014
    Abstract: An insulating material for an aerosol generating device includes an insulation sheet and a waterproof film arranged on at least one surface of the insulation sheet.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 26, 2022
    Publication date: January 25, 2024
    Applicant: KT&G CORPORATION
    Inventors: Jong Seong JEONG, Gyoung Min GO, Hyung Jin BAE, Jang Won SEO, Chul Ho JANG, Jin Chul JUNG
  • Publication number: 20240023634
    Abstract: As an embodiment of the present disclosure, there is disclosed an aerosol generating device including: a heater configured to generate an aerosol by heating an aerosol generating substrate; a storage unit configured to store information regarding a first time period and a second time period for controlling a temperature of the heater; and a controller configured to control power supplied to the heater, wherein the controller, when the first time period time elapses after the temperature of the heater reaches the first target temperature, changes the temperature of the heater to a second target temperature for the second time period, and the sum of the first time period and the second time period is a time period in a preset change.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 5, 2023
    Publication date: January 25, 2024
    Applicant: KT&G CORPORATION
    Inventors: Yong Joon JANG, Gyoung Min GO, Jang Won SEO, Chul Ho JANG, Min Seok JEONG, Jong Seong JEONG, Jin Chul JUNG
  • Publication number: 20240008546
    Abstract: An aerosol generation device having a differentiated heating function and an aerosol-generating article applied thereto are provided. The aerosol generation device according to some embodiments of the present disclosure may include a housing configured to form an accommodation space for accommodating an aerosol-generating article and a heater part configured to heat the aerosol-generating article accommodated in the accommodation space to generate an aerosol. Here, by including a first heating part configured to heat a first part of the aerosol-generating article from a first distance and a second heating part configured to heat a second part of the aerosol-generating article from a second distance longer than the first distance, the heater part can heat each part of the aerosol-generating article in a differentiated manner.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 25, 2022
    Publication date: January 11, 2024
    Applicant: KT&G CORPORATION
    Inventors: Jang Won SEO, Chul Ho JANG, Gyoung Min GO, Hyung Jin BAE, Min Seok JEONG, Jong Seong JEONG, Jin Chul JUNG
  • Publication number: 20230413904
    Abstract: A laser-based aerosol generation device and a heating method thereof are provided. The aerosol generation device according to some embodiments of the present disclosure may include an aerosol-generating article, a laser radiation part configured to radiate a laser and heat the aerosol-generating article to generate an aerosol, and a controller configured to control the laser radiation part. The controller may adjust a radiation area of the laser to precisely control heating of the aerosol-generating article, and accordingly, development of a burnt taste during smoking can be limited, and smoking satisfaction can be improved.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 25, 2022
    Publication date: December 28, 2023
    Applicant: KT&G CORPORATION
    Inventors: Jin Chul JUNG, Gyoung Min GO, Hyung Jin BAE, Jang Won SEO, Chul Ho JANG, Min Seok JEONG, Jong Seong JEONG
  • Patent number: 11839233
    Abstract: An aerosol generation system includes a tobacco medium accommodation portion and a moisturizer accommodation portion located at an upstream end or a downstream end of the tobacco medium accommodation portion. In addition, an aerosol generation system includes an aerosol generation device including an elongated cavity for accommodating the cigarette, a first heater for heating the tobacco medium accommodation portion, and a second heater for heating the moisturizer accommodation portion.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 18, 2019
    Date of Patent: December 12, 2023
    Assignee: KT&G CORPORATION
    Inventors: Yong Joon Jang, Gyoung Min Go, Jang Won Seo, Jin Chul Jung, Jong Seong Jeong, Chul Ho Jang
  • Publication number: 20230371614
    Abstract: An aerosol generation device having a vibration part and a control method thereof are provided. The aerosol generation device according to some embodiments of the present disclosure may include a housing including an accommodation space for accommodating an aerosol-generating article, a heating element configured to be inserted into the aerosol-generating article accommodated in the accommodation space and heat the accommodated aerosol-generating article to generate an aerosol, and a vibration part. The vibration part may vibrate the heating element to prevent formation of stuck-on residue on the heating element and allow removal of stuck-on residue formed on the heating element.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 21, 2022
    Publication date: November 23, 2023
    Applicant: KT&G CORPORATION
    Inventors: Jang Won SEO, Gyoung Min GO, Hyung Jin BAE, Chul Ho JANG, Min Seok JEONG, Jong Seong JEONG, Jin Chul JUNG
  • Publication number: 20230320416
    Abstract: Provided herein is an ultrasonic-based aerosol generation device. The aerosol generation device according to some embodiments of the present disclosure includes a liquid reservoir configured to store an aerosol-forming substrate in a liquid state, a wick configured to absorb the stored aerosol-forming substrate, an ultrasonic vibrator configured to vaporize the absorbed aerosol-forming substrate through ultrasonic waves to generate an aerosol, and a controller configured to control the ultrasonic vibrator. Here, at least a portion of the wick and at least a portion of the ultrasonic vibrator may be implemented to have a flat shape and may be disposed to come in close contact with each other. In this way, a vaporization area may be maximized, and vapor production may be significantly enhanced.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 8, 2021
    Publication date: October 12, 2023
    Applicant: KT&G CORPORATION
    Inventors: Chul Ho JANG, Gyoung Min GO, Hyung Jin BAE, Jang Won SEO, Min Seok JEONG, Jong Seong JEONG, Jin Chul JUNG
  • Publication number: 20230292843
    Abstract: An aerosol generation device having a differentiated heating function and an aerosol-generating article applied thereto are provided. The aerosol generation device according to some embodiments of the present disclosure may include a housing configured to form an accommodation space for accommodating an aerosol-generating article and a heater part configured to heat the aerosol-generating article accommodated in the accommodation space to generate an aerosol. Here, the heater part may include a first heating part configured to heat a first part of the aerosol-generating article and a second heating part configured to heat a second part of the aerosol-generating article. At least one opening may be formed in the second heating part to heat the first part and the second part of the aerosol-generating article in a differentiated manner.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 25, 2022
    Publication date: September 21, 2023
    Applicant: KT&G CORPORATION
    Inventors: Jang Won SEO, Chul Ho JANG, Gyoung Min GO, Hyung Jin BAE, Min Seok JEONG, Jong Seong JEONG, Jin Chul JUNG
  • Publication number: 20230225415
    Abstract: An aerosol generation device and a control method thereof are provided. The aerosol generation device according to some embodiments of the present disclosure may include a liquid supply part configured to supply a liquid aerosol-forming substrate, a vaporization element configured to vaporize the supplied liquid aerosol-forming substrate to generate an aerosol in a vaporization space, and an airflow path configured to allow the aerosol generated in the vaporization space to move toward a mouthpiece. Here, the vaporization element, an inlet of the airflow path, and an outlet of the airflow path may be formed in a nonlinear structure, and accordingly, a droplet discharge phenomenon and an airflow path blockage phenomenon may be prevented.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 12, 2021
    Publication date: July 20, 2023
    Applicant: KT&G CORPORATION
    Inventors: Chul Ho JANG, Gyoung Min GO, Hyung Jin BAE, Jang Won SEO, Min Seok JEONG, Jong Seong JEONG, Jin Chul JUNG
  • Publication number: 20230180832
    Abstract: An aerosol generation device with improved heating efficiency is provided. The aerosol generation device according to some embodiments of the present disclosure includes a case in which an insertion hole is formed to receive an aerosol-generating article, a heater configured to heat the aerosol-generating article inserted through the insertion hole to generate an aerosol, and an adapter disposed between the insertion hole and the heater. The adapter may allow a medium portion of the inserted aerosol-generating article to be deformed to a desired pressed shape so that the heating efficiency of the heater is improved.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 16, 2021
    Publication date: June 15, 2023
    Applicant: KT&G CORPORATION
    Inventors: Chul Ho JANG, Gyoung Min GO, Hyung Jin BAE, Jang Won SEO, Min Seok JEONG, Jong Seong JEONG, Jin Chul JUNG
  • Publication number: 20230172271
    Abstract: A heater for aerosol generation devices and an aerosol generation device including the same are provided. The heater according to some embodiments of the present disclosure may include a first electroconductive pattern which is configured to perform a heating function and a second electroconductive pattern which is made of a material with a temperature coefficient of resistance higher than that of the first electroconductive pattern and is configured to perform a temperature measurement function for the heater. In this case, since a temperature of a heating surface of the heater may be accurately measured through the second electroconductive pattern, control precision for the heater may be improved.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 12, 2021
    Publication date: June 8, 2023
    Applicant: KT&G CORPORATION
    Inventors: Jong Seong JEONG, Gyoung Min GO, Hyung Jin BAE, Jang Won SEO, Chul Ho JANG, Min Seok JEONG, Jin Chul JUNG
  • Publication number: 20230172272
    Abstract: A laser-based aerosol generation device and a heating method thereof are provided. The aerosol generation device according to some embodiments of the present disclosure may include a laser radiation part configured to heat an aerosol-generating article to generate an aerosol by radiating laser to aerosol-generating article. By instantaneously heating a local surface of the aerosol-generating article, the laser heating method may ensure immediate aerosol generation without a preheating time.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 12, 2021
    Publication date: June 8, 2023
    Applicant: KT&G CORPORATION
    Inventors: Jin Chul JUNG, Gyoung Min GO, Hyung Jin BAE, Jang Won SEO, Chul Ho JANG, Min Seok JEONG, Jong Seong JEONG
  • Publication number: 20230090811
    Abstract: Provided herein are an induction heating-type aerosol-generating article and device with improved heating efficiency. The induction heating-type aerosol-generating article according to some embodiments of the present disclosure includes a medium portion which includes an aerosol-forming substrate, a susceptor element which forms a closed loop to wrap around at least a portion of the medium portion and which is configured to, due to induction heating being performed therein, heat at least a portion of the medium portion, and an outer wrapper which wraps around at least a portion of the susceptor element. In this case, since the susceptor element is embedded in the aerosol-generating article and directly transmits heat to the medium portion, and an induced current may smoothly flow through the formed closed loop, heating efficiency may be significantly improved.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 14, 2021
    Publication date: March 23, 2023
    Applicant: KT&G CORPORATION
    Inventors: Jin Chul JUNG, Jang Won SEO, Min Seok JEONG, Gyoung Min GO, Hyung Jin BAE, Chul Ho JANG, Jong Seong JEONG
  • Publication number: 20230063257
    Abstract: Provided herein are an induction heating-type aerosol generation device, which has a function of determining the suitability of an aerosol-generating article, and a control method thereof. The induction heating-type aerosol generation device according to some embodiments of the present disclosure includes a housing which has an accommodation space for accommodating an aerosol-generating article, an inductor disposed to surround at least a portion of the aerosol-generating article accommodated in the accommodation space, and configured to inductively heat the accommodated aerosol-generating article, and a controller which controls the inductor. The controller may apply a predetermined article determining frequency to the inductor, may measure an electrical signal that changes according to the applied article determining frequency, and may determine suitability of the accommodated aerosol-generating article only on the basis of a result of measurement of the electrical signal, without an additional sensor.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 14, 2021
    Publication date: March 2, 2023
    Applicant: KT&G CORPORATION
    Inventors: Jang Won SEO, Gyoung Min GO, Hyung Jin BAE, Chul Ho JANG, Min Seok JEONG, Jong Seong JEONG, Jin Chul JUNG
  • Publication number: 20230034703
    Abstract: Provided herein are an ultrasonic-based aerosol generation device with a new structure capable of reducing cartridge replacement costs and a control method thereof. The ultrasonic-based aerosol generation device according to some embodiments of the present disclosure may include a replaceable cartridge which is configured to store a liquid aerosol-forming substrate and a control main body which is configured to be coupled to the cartridge. Also, the control main body may include a controller and a vibration member which is configured to generate ultrasonic vibrations to vaporize the aerosol-forming substrate stored in the cartridge. Here, the controller may monitor a temperature of the vibration member and controls operation of the vibration member on the basis of a monitoring result.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 16, 2021
    Publication date: February 2, 2023
    Applicant: KT&G CORPORATION
    Inventors: Jin Chul JUNG, Gyoung Min GO, Hyung Jin BAE, Jang Won SEO, Chul Ho JANG, Min Seok JEONG, Jong Seong JEONG
  • Publication number: 20230030615
    Abstract: Provided herein are an ultrasonic-based aerosol generation device, which is capable of reducing cartridge replacement costs and ensuring immediate aerosol generation, and a cartridge recognition method thereof. The ultrasonic-based aerosol generation device according to some embodiments of the present disclosure may include a liquid reservoir configured to store a liquid aerosol-forming substrate, a vibration element configured to provide ultrasonic vibrations to the stored liquid aerosol-forming substrate to form an aerosol, and a porous member which is disposed to be spaced apart from the vibration element and has a plurality of holes formed therein. Here, the liquid aerosol-forming substrate may be pushed in a direction toward the porous member due to ultrasonic vibrations of the vibration element, and the pushed liquid may be rapidly vaporized by passing through the plurality of holes. Accordingly, an aerosol can be generated immediately upon a puff.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 13, 2021
    Publication date: February 2, 2023
    Applicant: KT&G CORPORATION
    Inventors: Chul Ho JANG, Gyoung Min GO, Hyung Jin BAE, Jang Won SEO, Min Seok JEONG, Jong Seong JEONG, Jin Chul JUNG
  • Publication number: 20230031971
    Abstract: Provided herein is an ultrasonic-based aerosol generation device capable of ensuring immediate aerosol generation according to puffs and reducing cartridge replacement costs. The ultrasonic-based aerosol generation device according to some embodiments of the present disclosure may include a control main body which includes a vibration member configured to generate ultrasonic vibrations and a cartridge which is replaceable and coupled to the control main body. In this structure, since the vibration member, which is a relatively expensive component, is disposed at the control main body side, the cartridge replacement costs may be significantly reduced. Further, since a vibration transmission member configured to transmit the ultrasonic vibrations of the vibration member to a liquid aerosol-forming substrate is disposed in the cartridge, an aerosol may be smoothly generated.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 16, 2021
    Publication date: February 2, 2023
    Applicant: KT&G CORPORATION
    Inventors: Jin Chul JUNG, Gyoung Min GO, Hyung Jin BAE, Jang Won SEO, Chul Ho JANG, Min Seok JEONG, Jong Seong JEONG