09467870 is referenced by 27 patents and cites 1436 patents.

Aspects of the subject disclosure may include, for example, a system including a frequency mixer that combines a signal and a carrier wave to form a combined signal, and a transmitter that generates a transmission based on the combined signal. The system can also include a coupling device that emits the transmission as an electromagnetic wave guided by an outer surface of a transmission medium. The electromagnetic wave can propagate longitudinally along the surface of the transmission medium and at least partially around the surface of the transmission medium. Other embodiments are disclosed.

Title
Surface-wave communications and methods thereof
Application Number
14/838997
Publication Number
9467870 (B2)
Application Date
August 28, 2015
Publication Date
October 11, 2016
Inventor
Thomas M Willis III
Tinton Falls
NJ, US
Paul Shala Henry
Holmdel
NJ, US
Irwin Gerszberg
Kendall Park
NJ, US
Farhad Barzegar
Branchburg
NJ, US
Donald J Barnickel
Flemington
NJ, US
Robert Bennett
Southold
NY, US
Agent
Ed Guntin
Guntin & Gust
Assignee
AT&T Intellectual Property I
GA, US
IPC
H02J 5/00
H04B 7/02
H04B 5/00
H04B 3/52
H01Q 1/46
H04W 16/26
H04B 3/36
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