Method and apparatus for launching a wave mode that mitigates interference

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United States of America Patent

PATENT NO 9882257
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14799324

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Aspects of the subject disclosure may include, for example, a system that performs operations including receiving first electromagnetic waves on an outer surface of a transmission medium, detecting a degradation of a signal quality of the first electromagnetic waves due to first electric fields of the first electromagnetic waves inducing first currents in an obstruction disposed on the outer surface of the transmission medium, and generating second electromagnetic waves having second electric fields that induce second currents in the obstruction that are lower in magnitude than the first currents, the electromagnetic waves having a cutoff frequency. Other embodiments are disclosed.

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AT&T INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY I, L.P.RENO, NV6956

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Barnickel, Donald J Flemington, US 279 12977
Barzegar, Farhad Branchburg, US 344 15314
Bennett, Robert Southold, US 377 13688
Gerszberg, Irwin Kendall Park, US 445 21094
Henry, Paul Shala Holmdel, US 355 15343
Willis,, III Thomas M Tinton Falls, US 289 13291

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