Patents by Inventor Hun II LIM

Hun II LIM 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: 20210007393
    Abstract: According to an embodiment, there is provided an aerosol generating apparatus including a case into which a cigarette including an electromagnetic inductor is insertable, a heating unit configured to heat the cigarette, a detector that includes a coil and measures a current characteristic value of a current flowing through the coil according to predetermined time information, and a controller that controls operation of the heating unit by comparing the current characteristic value measured by the detector with a predetermined reference current characteristic value, wherein the reference current characteristic value is set based on at least one current characteristic value measured by the detector.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 31, 2019
    Publication date: January 14, 2021
    Applicant: KT&G CORPORATION
    Inventors: Hyung Jin JUNG, Hun II LIM, Jin Soo SEONG, Jae Sung CHOI
  • Publication number: 20200359681
    Abstract: Provided is an aerosol generating system including a holder configured to generate aerosol by heating a cigarette; and a cradle including an inner space into which the holder is inserted. The holder is configured to be tiltable with respect the cradle. The holder is inserted into the inner space of the cradle and then tilted to generate the aerosol.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 31, 2020
    Publication date: November 19, 2020
    Applicant: KT&G CORPORATION
    Inventors: Jung Ho HAN, Jang Uk Lee, Hun II Lim, Jong Sub Lee, Dae Nam Han, Jin Young Yoon, Young Lea Kim, Ji Soo Jang, Wang Seop Lim, Moon Bong Lee, Soung Ho Ju, Du Jin Park, Seong Won Yoon
  • Publication number: 20200352231
    Abstract: Provided is an aerosol generating system including a holder configured to generate aerosol by heating a cigarette; and a cradle including an inner space into which the holder is inserted. The holder is configured to be tiltable with respect the cradle. The holder is inserted into the inner space of the cradle and then tilted to generate the aerosol.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 31, 2020
    Publication date: November 12, 2020
    Applicant: KT&G CORPORATION
    Inventors: Jung Ho HAN, Jang Uk Lee, Hun II Lim, Jong Sub Lee, Dae Nam Han, Jin Young Yoon, Young Lea Kim, Ji Soo Jang, Wang Seop Lim, Moon Bong Lee, Soung Ho Ju, Du Jin Park, Seong Won Yoon
  • Publication number: 20200337374
    Abstract: Provided is an aerosol generation device including: a case into which a cigarette is insertable; a heater arranged in the case and configured to heat the cigarette inserted into the case; a mainstream smoke passage connecting an internal end portion of the cigarette to the outside; and a vaporizer configured to heat a liquid composition to generate aerosol and deliver the aerosol to the mainstream smoke passage, wherein at least a portion of the mainstream smoke passage extends in a direction crossing a longitudinal direction of the cigarette.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 26, 2018
    Publication date: October 29, 2020
    Applicant: KT&G CORPORATION
    Inventors: Jung Ho HAN, Jae Sung CHOI, Hun II LIM, Tae Hun KIM, Hyung Jin JUNG
  • Publication number: 20200260791
    Abstract: According to an embodiment of the present disclosure, an aerosol generating apparatus having a feedback control function includes a heater configured to heat an aerosol generating substrate to generate an aerosol; a controller configured to generate a control signal for controlling power supplied to the heater; a switch configured to perform a switching operation based on the control signal to supply the power to the heater; and a comparison signal calculator configured to receive a signal by the switching operation to calculate a comparison target signal, wherein the controller is further configured to generate a cut-off signal for stopping the switching operation of the switch based on a comparison value calculated by comparing the comparison target signal with a reference signal exceeding a preset range.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 10, 2018
    Publication date: August 20, 2020
    Applicant: KT&G CORPORATION
    Inventors: Jae Min LEE, Hun II LIM, Sang Kyu PARK, Seung Won LEE, Hyung Jin JUNG, Young Je KIM
  • Publication number: 20200237014
    Abstract: An electronic cigarette control device includes: a communicator configured to establish a communication connection with at least one device; and a processor configured to control an electronic cigarette according to a control message with respect to the electronic cigarette, the control message being received from the at least one device through the established communication connection.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 9, 2018
    Publication date: July 30, 2020
    Applicant: KT&G CORPORATION
    Inventors: Jong Sub LEE, Dae Nam HAN, Jung Ho HAN, Hun II LIM, Jang Uk LEE, Jin Young YOON, Young Lea KIM, Ji Soo JANG, Wang Seop LIM, Moon Bong LEE, Soung Ho JU, Du Jin PARK, Seong Won YOON
  • Publication number: 20200229501
    Abstract: An aerosol generation device includes a case into which a cigarette is inserted, a heater disposed in the case and configured to heat the cigarette inserted into the case, a mainstream smoke passage connecting an end portion of the cigarette to the outside, and a pressure detection sensor configured to detect a change in a pressure of air inhaled to pass through the cigarette.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 25, 2018
    Publication date: July 23, 2020
    Applicant: KT&G CORPORATION
    Inventors: Jung Ho HAN, Jae Sung CHOI, Hun II LIM, Tae Hun KIM, Hyung Jin JUNG
  • Publication number: 20200170298
    Abstract: An aerosol generating device includes: a case; a container mounted inside the case to be movable in a longitudinal direction of the case and having an accommodating space configured to accommodate a cigarette; a heater disposed inside the case such that a front end thereof is inserted into the accommodating space of the container, the heater being configured to heat the cigarette when electricity is applied thereto; and an elastic support portion configured to elastically support the container with respect to the case.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 10, 2018
    Publication date: June 4, 2020
    Applicant: KT&G CORPORATION
    Inventors: Jong Sub LEE, Dae Nam HAN, Jang Uk LEE, Jung Ho HAN, Hun II LIM, Jin Young YOON, Young Lea KIM, Ji Soo JANG, Wang Seop LIM, Moon Bong LEE, Soung Ho JU, Du Jin PARK, Seong Won YOON
  • Publication number: 20200163380
    Abstract: An aerosol generating apparatus provided with a movable heater includes a heater that has an end portion into which a cigarette is inserted and heats the cigarette by operating by means of an electrical signal; a support portion supporting the heater to be movable within a pre-determined range in a longitudinal direction of the cigarette; and a rotating member rotatably coupled to the support portion, and rotating and transmitting a driving force to the heater to move the heater in the longitudinal direction of the cigarette.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 10, 2018
    Publication date: May 28, 2020
    Applicant: KT&G CORPORATION
    Inventors: Jong Sub LEE, Dae Nam HAN, Jang UK LEE, Jung Ho HAN, Hun II LIM, Jin Young YOON, Young Lea KIM, Ji Soo JANG, Wang Seop LIM, Moon Bong LEE, Soung Ho JU, Du Jin PARK, Seong Won YOON
  • Publication number: 20200154775
    Abstract: Provided is a smoking member cleaning device formed to clean a smoking member, the smoking member cleaning device including a main body unit; an accommodating unit formed in one region of the main body unit to accommodate one region of the smoking member when the smoking member is being cleaned; a cleaning unit formed in the accommodating unit and configured to clean the smoking member; a cleaning driving unit connected to the cleaning unit and configured to clean the smoking member by moving the cleaning unit; and a power supply unit configured to supply driving energy to the cleaning driving unit.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 10, 2018
    Publication date: May 21, 2020
    Applicant: KT&G CORPORATION
    Inventors: Jong Sub LEE, Dae Nam HAN, Jang Uk LEE, Jung Ho HAN, Hun II LIM, Jin Young YOON, Young Lea KIM, Ji Soo JANG, Wang Seop LIM, Moon Bong LEE, Soung Ho JU, Du Jin PARK, Seong Won YOON
  • Publication number: 20200154776
    Abstract: Provided is a smoking member supporting device which is placed in an arrangement region with or without a smoking member mounted thereon, the smoking member supporting device including a base unit including an arrangement surface corresponding to the arrangement region; an accommodating unit formed adjacent to the base unit and configured to accommodate at least one region of the smoking member; a hook unit formed at an edge of the accommodating unit to define the accommodating unit and to maintain a state that the smoking member is accommodated in the accommodating unit and mounted; and a connecting unit formed to face the smoking member when the smoking member is accommodated in the accommodating unit and to supply electrical energy to the smoking member.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 10, 2018
    Publication date: May 21, 2020
    Applicant: KT&G CORPORATION
    Inventors: Jong Sub LEE, Dae Nam HAN, Jang Uk LEE, Jung Ho HAN, Hun II LIM, Jin Young YOON, Young Lea KIM, Ji Soo JANG, Wang Seop LIM, Moon Bong LEE, Soung Ho JU, Du Jin PARK, Seong Won YOON
  • Publication number: 20200154765
    Abstract: An aerosol generating device includes: a hollow casing comprising a path for accommodating a cigarette, an opening open to the outside at one end of the path such that the cigarette is inserted into the opening from the outside, a through hole connected to the other end of the path, and a protrusion protruding from the path to contact a portion of an outer surface of the cigarette; and a heater having one side end portion passing through the through hole and arranged inside the path to be inserted into the cigarette accommodated in the path, the heater being configured to heat the cigarette when electricity is applied.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 10, 2018
    Publication date: May 21, 2020
    Applicant: KT&G CORPORATION
    Inventors: Jong Sub LEE, Jang Uk LEE, Jung Ho HAN, Hun II LIM, Dae Nam HAN, Jin Young YOON, Young Lea KIM, Ji Soo JANG, Wang Seoup LIM, Moon Bong LEE, Soung Ho JU, Du Jin PARK, Seong Won YOON
  • Publication number: 20200154768
    Abstract: An aerosol generating device provided with a rotary heater includes a casing having a hollow shape and including a path in which a cigarette is accommodated; a rotating member rotatably coupled to the casing; and a heater which has an end portion located inside the path to be inserted into the cigarette accommodated in the path, is connected to the rotating member to rotate along with the rotating member, and heats the cigarette when electricity is applied to the heater.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 10, 2018
    Publication date: May 21, 2020
    Applicant: KT&G CORPORATION
    Inventors: Jung Ho HAN, Hun II LIM, Jong Sub LEE, Dae Nam HAN, Jin Young YOON, Young Lea KIM, Jang Uk LEE, Ji Soo JANG, Wang Seop LIM, Moon Bong LEE, Soung Ho JU
  • Publication number: 20190380389
    Abstract: Provided is a fine particle generating apparatus outputting usage information, and in particular, a fine particle generating apparatus that generates fine particles through electrical heating and outputs usage information thereof to a user. Also, provided is a fine particle generating apparatus that generates fine particles by determining whether a puff has occurred according to a temperature variation amount per unit time. Also, provided is a fine particle generating apparatus or an aerosol generating apparatus capable of changing puff conditions by controlling a heater. Also, provided is a fine particle generating apparatus that generates fine particles through electrical heating.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 18, 2018
    Publication date: December 19, 2019
    Applicant: KT&G CORPORATION
    Inventors: Choong Sheek HONG, Seung Kiu JEONG, Jung Ho HAN, Jong Sub LEE, Hun II LIM