Surface-wave communications and methods thereof

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United States of America Patent

PATENT NO 9042812
APP PUB NO 20150126107A1
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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.

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AT&T INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY I, L.P.RENO, NV6908

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Barnickel, Donald J Flemington, US 113 3838
Barzegar, Farhad Branchburg, US 168 5287
Bennett, Robert Southold, US 206 4518
Gerszberg, Irwin Kendall Park, US 250 9856
Henry, Paul Shala Holmdel, US 174 5158
Willis,, III Thomas M Tinton Falls, US 121 3911

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