Transmission device with mode division multiplexing and methods for use therewith

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PATENT NO 9742521
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15350709

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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 302 14483
Barzegar, Farhad Branchburg, US 370 16939
Bennett, Robert Southold, US 402 15184
Gerszberg, Irwin Kendall Park, US 472 22915
Henry, Paul Shala Holmdel, US 381 16988
Willis,, III Thomas M Tinton Falls, US 312 14822

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