09544006 is referenced by 70 patents and cites 1919 patents.

Aspects of the subject disclosure may include, for example, a transmission device that includes at least one transceiver configured to modulate data to generate a plurality of first electromagnetic waves. A plurality of couplers are configured to couple at least a portion of the plurality of first electromagnetic waves to a transmission medium, wherein the plurality of couplers generate a plurality of mode division multiplexed second electromagnetic waves that propagate along the outer surface of the transmission medium. Other embodiments are disclosed.

Title
Transmission device with mode division multiplexing and methods for use therewith
Application Number
14/548411
Publication Number
9544006 (B2)
Application Date
November 20, 2014
Publication Date
January 10, 2017
Inventor
Thomas M Willis III
Tinton Falls
NJ, US
Donald J Barnickel
Flemington
NJ, US
Farhad Barzegar
Branchburg
NJ, US
Irwin Gerszberg
Kendall Park
NJ, US
Robert Bennett
Southold
NY, US
Paul Shala Henry
Holmdel
NJ, US
Agent
Ed Guntin
Guntin & Gust
Assignee
AT&T Intellectual Property I
GA, US
IPC
H01Q 1/46
H04J 14/04
H04B 10/2581
H04B 3/52
H04B 1/40
H04B 1/18
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