Transmission device with mode division multiplexing and methods for use therewith

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PATENT NO 9531427
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15070064

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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.

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Inventor Name Address # of filed Patents Total Citations
Barnickel, Donald J Flemington, US 323 16141
Barzegar, Farhad Branchburg, US 391 18708
Bennett, Robert Southold, US 424 16823
Gerszberg, Irwin Kendall Park, US 496 24844
Henry, Paul Shala Holmdel, US 406 18755
Willis,, III Thomas M Tinton Falls, US 336 16504

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