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  1. CORESTA Congress, Kunming, 2018, Smoke Science/Product Technology Groups, ST 08 (also presented at TSRC 2018)

    FTIR chemometrics applied to e-liquids quantitative analysis

    HIGGINS F.; THORN E.K.; RUSYNIAK M.J.
    Altria Client Services LLC, Richmond, VA, U.S.A.
    As the electronic cigarette industry evolves, the need for new rapid analytical techniques also grows. New methods are needed, both to monitor quality in a high throughput manufacturing environment and in a fast-paced product development space. We report ...
  2. CORESTA Congress, Kunming, 2018, Smoke Science/Product Technology Groups, ST 18

    Infrared thermal imaging applied to e-cigarette heater core temperature measurement

    HIGGINS F.; SKAPARS J.; RUSYNIAK M.J.
    Altria Client Services LLC, Richmond, VA, U.S.A.
    The core of most electronic nicotine delivery systems (ENDS) is a heater designed to aerosolize a nicotine containing liquid formulation. Accurate temperature measurement of the heater core can be difficult. Traditional thermocouple measurements are ...
  3. CORESTA Congress, Kunming, 2018, Smoke Science/Product Technology Groups, STPOST 42

    Observation of wicking behavior of an electronic nicotine delivery system (ENDS) device using weight-time measurements

    PLATT S.P.; THORN E.K.; RAGLAND R.B.; RUSYNIAK M.J.
    Altria Client Services LLC, Richmond, VA, U.S.A.
    The rate of liquid uptake (wicking) of an e-vapor liquid is an important factor for the performance of an electronic nicotine delivery system (ENDS) device. A common method for quantifying the wicking rate uses Lucas-Washburn theory. Here the time ...