US Pat. No. 11,038,754

CLOUD CONTROLLED MESH NETWORKING

Airties Kablosuz lletisim...

1. A method for optimizing a wireless mesh network of multiple access points (APs), the method comprising:receiving, from the multiple APs in the wireless mesh network, information regarding channel quality for each channel of a plurality of channels, wherein the plurality of channels comprises 802.11 wireless local area network (WLAN) channels, and wherein the channel quality for each channel of the plurality of channels is measured simultaneously by the multiple APs, wherein the information regarding channel quality comprises traffic information that has been categorized into a plurality of categories, wherein the categorization is based in part on examining medium access control, MAC, headers of the traffic information;
forecasting a future state of the plurality of channels based on the information regarding channel quality, wherein the forecasting is based in part on a subset of categories of the plurality of categories of traffic information;
selecting one or more optimal channels based on the forecasting, wherein the one or more optimal channels are selected from the plurality of channels; and
sending, to the multiple APs, a message including a recommendation to switch to the one or more optimal channels in order to optimize the wireless mesh network.

US Pat. No. 11,039,553

CONTROLLED BYPASS TEMPERATURE BASED PRESSURE AND AIRFLOW CONTROL

Amazon Technologies, Inc....

1. A system for controlling airflow, comprising:a datacenter comprising a hot environment, a cold aisle adjacent to the hot environment, a containment element separating the hot environment from the cold aisle, a cold air outlet providing a cold flow of air into the cold aisle, and one or more heat-generating electronic devices positioned between the hot environment and the cold aisle configured to take in cold air from the cold aisle and exhaust hot air to the hot environment;
a hot air bypass duct positioned within a cold air outlet duct and arranged to channel hot air to a mixing region within the cold aisle adjacent the cold air outlet, the hot air bypass duct fluidly connecting the hot environment and the cold aisle to allow hot air to flow from the hot environment to the cold aisle in response to a pressure in the hot environment exceeding a pressure in the cold aisle, an outlet of the hot air bypass duct positioned in the cold aisle proximate to or through the cold air outlet;
a backdraft damper positioned within the hot air bypass duct and arranged to allow flow of air from the hot environment to the cold aisle and restrict flow of air from the cold aisle to the hot environment;
a cold aisle temperature sensor positioned within the cold aisle and separated from the cold air outlet, the cold aisle temperature sensor positioned between an inner mixing boundary and outer mixing boundary within which the hot air flowing from the hot environment mixes with the cold flow of air into the cold aisle when the hot air flows through the hot air bypass duct; and
a controller configured to:
detect a temperature of the air between the inner and outer mixing boundaries within the cold aisle via the cold aisle temperature sensor; and
determine, based on the detected temperature, whether a cold aisle pressure in the cold aisle is less than a hot environment pressure in the hot environment.

US Pat. No. 11,039,559

INFORMATION PROCESSING APPARATUS, MOUNTING APPARATUS, INFORMATION PROCESSING METHOD, AND COMPONENT GRIPPER

FUJI CORPORATION, Chiryu...

1. A mounting apparatus to mount a component on a board, comprising:a component gripper including a pair of opposing positioning grip portions that close around the component to grip the component in a positioned state; and a reference portion on at least one of the opposing, positioning grip portions that represents a reference position serving as a predetermined relative position to a position of the component gripped by the opposing positioning grip portions; and,
a control unit including a processor, the control unit configured to acquire via a camera an image including at least the reference portion in a state where the component k gripped by the component gripper, determine a position of the reference portion based on the acquired image, and determine a position of the component based on the relative position of the component to the position of the reference portion.

US Pat. No. 11,039,558

COMPONENT MOUNTING LINE PRODUCTION MANAGEMENT SYSTEM AND PRODUCTION MANAGEMENT METHOD

FUJI CORPORATION, Chiryu...

1. A component mounting line production management system for a component mounting line configured to produce component-mounted boards using multiple component mounters arranged along a conveyance path on which a circuit board is conveyed, the component mounters picking up a component supplied from a feeder using a suction nozzle and mounting the component on the circuit board, the system comprising:a production job optimization device configured to perform processing to optimize a production job executed by each of the component mounters in the component mounting line;
an automatic exchanging device configured to automatically exchange feeders set on each of the component mounters in accordance with a feeder arrangement specified in the production job; and
a production management device configured to acquire the production job on which optimization processing was performed by the production job optimization device, send the production job to each of the component mounters, and cause the automatic exchanging device to operate so as to change the feeder arrangement of each of the component mounters to the feeder arrangement specified in the sent production job and then cause each of the component mounters to operate,
wherein
the production management device is configured to acquire a production job for which optimization is incomplete from the production job optimization device before starting production, send the production job for which optimization is incomplete to each of the component mounters, and start production with the feeder arrangement specified in the production job for which optimization is incomplete,
the production job optimization device is configured to continue optimization processing of the production job after production has been started, and
the production management device is configured to acquire a latest production job for which optimization has progressed during production from the production job optimization device during production, update the production job being executed at each of the component mounters, cause the automatic exchanging device to operate so as to change the feeder arrangement of each of the component mounters to the feeder arrangement specified in the latest production job, then continue production.

US Pat. No. 11,039,557

MOUNTING APPARATUS AND MOUNTING METHOD

FUJI CORPORATION, Chiryu...

1. A mounting apparatus for collecting and mounting components, the mounting apparatus comprising:a tray configured to move between an accommodating position and a collection position, the tray having fiducial marks in multiple positions and the tray accommodating components;
a camera configured to capture an image of the fiducial marks; and
a control unit, including a processor, configured to
execute a first mode of, at least when the tray is first moved to the collection position, controlling the camera to capture an image of the fiducial marks and calculating a first correction value by which the collection position of the tray is to be corrected based on the positions of the fiducial marks in the captured image, and correcting a position of a component on the tray being based on the first correction value;
execute a second mode of, when the tray is moved to the collection position, controlling the camera to capture an image of the fiducial marks and calculating a second correction value by which the collection position of the tray is to be corrected based on the positions of the fiducial marks in the captured image, and correcting the position of the component on the tray based on the second correction value; and
shift the second mode to the first mode if the second correction value for deformation, obtained while continuously performing the second mode, is continuously within a predetermined permissible range.

US Pat. No. 11,039,552

MULTIFUNCTION COOLANT MANIFOLD STRUCTURES

INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS MA...

1. A cooling system comprising:a coolant loop comprising a coolant and a coolant pumping assembly;
a heat exchange assembly coupled to the coolant loop to cool coolant within the coolant loop;
a coolant supply manifold coupled to the coolant loop;
a multifunction coolant manifold structure to deaerate the coolant, the multifunction coolant supply manifold structure being coupled to the coolant loop and being separate from the heat exchange assembly, the multifunction coolant supply manifold structure including:
a coolant-commoning manifold;
an auxiliary coolant reservoir disposed above and in fluid communication with the coolant-commoning manifold; and
a coolant fill port within the auxiliary coolant reservoir, below a top of the auxiliary coolant reservoir to assist in defining a gas pocket in an upper portion thereof as a coolant expansion region;
multiple cooling structures coupled to the coolant loop in parallel fluid communication between the coolant supply manifold and the coolant-commoning manifold to receive coolant from the coolant supply manifold, and exhaust coolant to the coolant-commoning manifold;
the multifunction coolant manifold structure comprising both the coolant-commoning manifold and a coolant distribution manifold portion integrated together in a single structure, and wherein the multifunction coolant manifold structure is sized larger than the coolant supply manifold; and
wherein the multifunction coolant manifold structure deaerates the coolant by the coolant-commoning manifold being sized larger than the coolant supply manifold to slow therein a flow rate of coolant exhausting from the multiple cooling structures as the coolant enters the coolant-commoning manifold to allow gas within the exhausting coolant to escape the coolant within the coolant-commoning manifold, the escaping gas rising from the coolant-commoning manifold to the auxiliary coolant reservoir, and being replaced within the coolant-commoning manifold by coolant from the auxiliary coolant reservoir.

US Pat. No. 11,039,551

DATA CENTER THAT REGULATES SUPPLY AIR TO MULTIPLE COMPARTMENTS

Dell Products, L.P., Rou...

8. An environmental subsystem of a data center, the environmental subsystem comprising:one or more air handling systems that provides supply air to a cold aisle and that draws return air from a hot aisle of an information technology (IT) compartment of the data center to moderate or cool a temperature of one or more IT components that are configured to be installed within the IT compartment, the one or more IT components positioned between the cold aisle and the hot aisle, the data center comprising a volumetric container that is configured to include the IT compartment and an operation technology (OT) compartment physically separated from the IT compartment by a physical barrier, the one or more air handling systems side-mounted to the volumetric container;
a supply air passage that guides a portion of the supply air in the cold aisle of the IT compartment to the OT compartment of the data center to moderate or cool a temperature of one or more OT components that are configured to be installed within the OT compartment, the supply air passage comprising a supply air duct extending from the cold aisle though a first opening in the physical barrier and across a top of the one or more OT components when installed within the OT compartment;
a return air passage that guides the return air from the OT compartment to the hot aisle of the IT compartment, the return air passage comprising a return air duct elevated over the top of the one or more OT components when installed within the OT compartment and extending from the OT compartment through a second opening in the physical barrier to the hot aisle; and
at least one airflow regulation device positioned in a selected at least one of the supply air passage and the return air passage.

US Pat. No. 11,039,550

HEAT SINK WITH TURBULENT STRUCTURES

Google LLC, Mountain Vie...

1. A heat sink comprising:a base defining a first side having a base planar surface and a second side opposite the first side; and
a plurality of planar fins extending from the base planar surface in parallel disposition relative to each other, each planar fin of the plurality of planar fins comprising:
a fin body having a first side defining a first planar surface and second side opposite the first side defining a second planar surface, a periphery of the fin body defined by:
a bottom fin edge coupled to the base planar surface and running parallel a fin longitudinal axis of the planar fin;
a top fin edge that is opposite the bottom fin edge and running parallel the fin longitudinal axis of the planar fin;
a leading fin edge extending from the bottom fin edge to the top fin edge;
a trailing fin edge opposite the leading fin edge and extending from the bottom fin edge to the top fin edge;
and
a first set of turbulent structures extending from the first planar surface, each of the first set of turbulent structures defining a first longitudinal axis and having a first structure body, a periphery of the first structure body defined by:
a first bottom structure edge substantially flush with the bottom fin edge;
a first top structure edge that is opposite the first bottom structure edge and substantially flush with the top fin edge;
a first edge that is parallel to the first longitudinal axis and attached to the first planar surface, the first edge extending between the first bottom structure edge and the first top structure edge; and
a second edge in a first free space adjacent to the first planar surface, the second edge opposite and spaced apart from the first edge, the second edge varies in distance from the first edge along a length of the first longitudinal axis;
wherein the second edge is further shaped such that a first turbulent flow of a fluid is induced in the fluid flowing over the second edge at at least a predefined flow rate.

US Pat. No. 11,039,547

SERVER

INVENTEC (PUDONG) TECHNOL...

1. A server, comprising:a casing, comprising a bottom plate, a first side plate, a second side plate and a straight partition, wherein the first side plate, the second side plate and the straight partition are connected to a same surface of the bottom plate, the first side plate and the second side plate are respectively located at two opposite sides of the bottom plate, and the straight partition is located between the first side plate and the second side plate;
a host assembly, wherein the host assembly is located between and slidably disposed on the second side plate and the straight partition;
a data storage assembly, wherein the data storage assembly is located between and slidably disposed on the first side plate and the straight partition; and
a power supply assembly, wherein the power supply assembly is located between the first side plate and the straight partition and electrically connected to the host assembly and the data storage assembly;
wherein the straight partition comprises a main plate part and a door part, the main plate part is connected to the bottom plate, the door part is pivotably disposed on the main plate part so as to allow two spaces which are respectively located at two opposite sides of the main plate part to be or not to be connected to each other.

US Pat. No. 11,039,561

COMPONENT MOUNTING SYSTEM AND ADHESIVE INSPECTION DEVICE

CKD CORPORATION, Aichi (...

1. A component mounting system comprising:a component mounting machine that mounts an electronic component having a predetermined electrode portion on a solder printed on a substrate, wherein the electronic component is fixed to the substrate with a thermosetting adhesive; and
an adhesive inspection device, wherein
the component mounting machine:
sets, with regard to the electronic component to be fixed with the adhesive that cures at a temperature lower than a melting temperature of the solder, a target mounting height along a height direction perpendicular to a face of the substrate on which the adhesive is applied; and
mounts the electronic component at the target mounting height,
wherein the target mounting height is:
an ideal mounting height based on design data; or
a height lower than the ideal mounting height by a value that corresponds to a sinking of the electronic component as a result of melting of the solder;
the adhesive inspection device comprises a processor that:
measures a height of the adhesive relative to the substrate;
determines a quality of the adhesive based on the height of the adhesive; and
when the adhesive whose quality is a determination target is specified as a determination target adhesive, and the electronic component to be fixed with the determination target adhesive is specified as a fixation target electronic component,
determines the quality of the determination target adhesive based on whether a height of the determination target adhesive is equal to a predetermined inspection reference height, irrespective of an amount of the solder on which the fixation target electronic component is mounted,
wherein the predetermined inspection reference height is based on the target mounting height of the fixation target electronic component.

US Pat. No. 11,039,560

WORKING MACHINE, STORING-TARGET-BODY SUPPLY DEVICE, AND METHOD FOR MANUFACTURING WORKPIECE HAVING STORING-TARGET BODY INSTALLED THEREON

PANASONIC INTELLECTUAL PR...

1. A working machine that causes a working mechanism to install, on a workpiece, a storing-target body stored in a tape, the working machine comprising:a storing-target-body supply device that supplies the storing-target body stored in the tape to the working mechanism; and
a drive device that gives a drive force to the storing-target-body supply device,
wherein the storing-target-body supply device includes:
a supply-reel storage that stores a supply reel around which the tape storing the storing-target body is wound,
a tape feed mechanism that unwinds the tape from the supply reel so as to feed the storing-target body to a predetermined supply position,
a drive transmitting mechanism that transmits, to the tape feed mechanism, the drive force given from the drive device, and
a housing that accommodates the supply-reel storage, the tape feed mechanism, and the drive transmitting mechanism within the housing, wherein the drive device is arranged outside of the housing and transmits the drive force to the drive transmitting mechanism accommodated by the housing.

US Pat. No. 11,039,556

DATA CENTER COOLING SYSTEM

International Business Ma...

1. A system for cooling a data center, the system comprising:a cooling system comprising:
a closed circuit of piping through which a coolant flows, a portion of the closed circuit of piping within an area of the data center having less insulation than a portion of the closed circuit of piping not within the area of the data center;
a coolant chilling unit;
an air cooling unit, wherein the coolant flows from the coolant chilling unit to the air cooling unit via the piping uninterrupted by any flow control mechanism; and
a flow control mechanism downstream from the air cooling unit and prior to the coolant chilling unit, wherein the flow control mechanism alone moves the coolant through the closed circuit of piping; and
a building management system comprising:
a memory medium comprising program instructions;
a bus coupled to the memory medium; and
a processor, for executing the program instructions, that when executing the program instructions causes the building management system to cause the flow control mechanism to control the flow of coolant through the closed circuit of piping.

US Pat. No. 11,039,555

MODULATING AHU VS RAM AIR COOLING, BASED ON VEHICULAR VELOCITY

Dell Products, L.P., Rou...

1. A method for cooling IT equipment of a velocity cooled (VC) mobile data center (MDC), the method comprising:determining if a velocity of one of an outside air and ram air entering a chamber of the VC MDC is above a minimum threshold velocity that enables sufficient ram air cooling of IT equipment within the VC MDC, the determining comprising measuring the velocity via a corresponding velocity transducer; and
in response to the velocity not being above the minimum threshold velocity, activating a secondary cooling source to provide a flow of cooling air across the IT equipment within the VC MDC, the flow of cooling air supplementing the ram air cooling.

US Pat. No. 11,039,554

ELECTRONIC APPARATUS WITH A TEMPERATURE SENSOR

Wiwynn Corporation, New ...

1. An electronic apparatus, comprising:a temperature sensor, comprising a single component body and a single heat sink thermally and physically attached onto and enclosing the component body, the temperature sensor sensing a temperature through the component body, the heat sink having an outer periphery surface, the outer periphery surface extending in a first direction; and
an airflow generation device, the airflow generation device operating according to a sensing result of the temperature sensor;wherein the temperature sensor is located on a flowing path of an airflow generated by the airflow generation device and senses a temperature of the airflow, the airflow flows by the temperature sensor in a flowing direction, a sectional profile of the outer periphery surface on a plane parallel to the flowing direction comprises a first profile section and a second profile section, the first profile section and the second profile section are connected with each other to form the sectional profile, the first profile section and the second profile section are located at two opposite sides of the heat sink in the flowing direction, and a length of the first profile section is larger than a length of the second profile section.

US Pat. No. 11,039,549

HEAT TRANSFERRING MODULE

HTC Corporation, Taoyuan...

1. A heat transferring module adapted to contact a heating element, comprising:a first plate;
a second plate connected to the first plate to form a cavity therewith, the cavity extending along an extension direction of a reference plane, wherein the reference plane extends along a longitudinal direction of the heat transferring module; and
a working fluid located in the cavity, wherein the cavity is a first area, a portion of the first plate or a portion of the second plate extending beyond the cavity is a second area, the first area transfers heat by heat convection, the second area transfers heat by heat conduction, the first area and the second area are directly connected, and the first plate has an end portion extending parallelly with the second plate along the longitudinal direction of the heat transferring module, and the second plate extends further than the end portion of the first plate toward a direction away from the cavity;
wherein the first plate and the second plate are completely non-overlapped with each other along the extension direction within the second area, a distal edge of the second plate within the second area is completely non-overlapped with the first plate, the first plate and the second plate within the first area are completely overlapped with each other, and the second plate within the second area keeps extending along the extension direction and is non self-overlapped,
the cavity comprises a first space and a second space, the first space is only enclosed by the first plate, the second space is arranged on a lateral side of the heating element, and the heat transferring module further comprising a plurality of supporting structures located in the second space.

US Pat. No. 11,039,548

FLEXIBLE AIR BAFFLE SUPPORTING DIFFERENT CONFIGURATIONS WITH OPTIMIZED AIR FLOW

DELL PRODUCTS L.P., Roun...

1. A chassis comprising:a first sidewall;
a second sidewall;
a baffle having a plurality of penetrations, a first side and a second side and configured to be inserted into the chassis between the first sidewall and the second sidewall; and
an air block disposed in each penetration, wherein each air block can be selectably configured in either a closed position to prevent air flow or an open position to allow air flow;
wherein each air block further comprises a door of the air block configured to be locked in an open position to allow air flow through the air block in the closed position and a closed position to prevent air flow through the air block in the closed position.

US Pat. No. 11,039,416

PAGING METHOD AND APPARATUS UTILIZING PDCCH

Huawei Technologies Co., ...

1. A method, comprising:sending, by a network device, paging-related information of a paging message through a physical downlink control channel (PDCCH), the paging message comprising a first part and a second part, wherein the paging-related information comprises following information without comprising the second part of the paging message:
indication information for a user equipment to receive the paging message, the first part of the paging message comprising a system message update indication (systemInfoModification), and resource location information for locating the second part of the paging message; and
signaling, by the network device, that the paging message comprises the second part.

US Pat. No. 11,036,725

SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR COMPUTERIZED DATA PROCESSING, ANALYSIS AND DISPLAY

Science Applications Inte...

1. A computer-executed method for obtaining information for a user, said method comprising:receiving a query input from the user;
converting the query to data defining
a set of one or more query input datatypes selected from a stored set of datatypes,
a set of one or more query output datatypes selected from the stored set of datatypes, and
a constraint data field for each of the query input datatypes;
determining data path scheme data defining a data path scheme based on
the data defining said one or more query input datatypes,
the data defining said one or more query output datatypes, and
stored data identifying a set of data path modules each having one or more module inputs and one or more module outputs, with each of the module inputs and module outputs being associated with a datatype in the stored set of datatypes;
said data path scheme having one or more data path inputs and one or more data path outputs each associated with a respective one of the datatypes;
said data path scheme data defining linkages of data path modules selected from the set of data path modules so that the data path scheme data defines for each of the data path outputs a respective data path that extends through the data path modules between said data path output and one or more of the data path inputs;
wherein the data path scheme data defines said linkages between the data modules so that the linkages to each of the data module inputs are from a respective one of data path inputs or a respective one of the data module outputs, and linkages from the data module outputs are to a respective one of the data module inputs or to a respective one of the data path outputs; and
wherein, for each of the linkages, the inputs, outputs or input and output linked thereby are associated with the same datatype.

US Pat. No. 11,039,536

PRINTED CIRCUIT BOARD AND PRINTED CIRCUIT BOARD STRIP

LG INNOTEK CO., LTD., Se...

1. A printed circuit board comprising:a first insulating layer including a plurality of first cavities formed in a first region and a plurality of second cavities formed in a second region corresponding to an outer region of the first region;
a second insulating layer disposed on an upper surface of the first insulating layer;
a third insulating layer disposed under a lower surface of the first insulating layer,
a first via disposed to penetrate through the third insulating layer;
a first die disposed in each of the plurality of first cavities; and
a second die disposed in each of the plurality of second cavities,
wherein the first die includes;
a first body; and
a driving device disposed on one surface of the first body and including a terminal directly electrically connected to the first via, and
wherein the second die includes a second body and does not include a terminal and a driving device.

US Pat. No. 11,039,438

METHOD AND DEVICE FOR OPERATING ACCORDING TO GROUP COMMON DCI IN WIRELESS COMMUNICATION SYSTEM

LG ELECTRONICS INC., Seo...

1. A method performed by a user equipment (UE) operating in a wireless communication system, the method comprising:receiving, from a network, information on a first slot formation;
configuring the first slot formation based on the information on the first slot formation;
receiving, from a network, information on a second slot formation; and
configuring the second slot formation based on the information on the second slot formation,
wherein the information on the first slot formation and the information on the second slot formation are separate information;
wherein, for an unpaired spectrum including an unpaired carrier, and a supplemental uplink (SUL) carrier associated with the unpaired carrier, the first slot formation is for a cell on the unpaired carrier and the second slot formation is for an SUL cell on the SUL carrier; and
wherein, for a paired spectrum comprising a downlink (DL) spectrum and an UL spectrum, the first slot formation is for a DL cell on the DL spectrum and the second slot formation is for a UL cell on the UL spectrum.

US Pat. No. 11,039,404

METHOD FOR CONTROL AND DISTRIBUTION OF THE AMOUNT OF POWER TO BE LOWERED OR RAISED IN A MULTI-LOAD SYSTEM

DELL PRODUCTS L.P., Roun...

1. A system for controlling power, comprising:a plurality of processors;
a control system operating on a processor and configured to interface with each of the plurality of processors, to determine a power consumption level for each processor of the plurality of processors, to determine an overall processor power floor, to determine an overall processor power available to be reduced, to initialize each processor power limit to an average processor power limit when the overall processor power available to be reduced is greater than an amount of power that is needed to be reduced, and to generate one or more processor controls to adjust one or more of the processor power limits from the average processor power limit,
the average processor power limit being the ratio of the difference between an overall processor power consumption and the amount of power that is needed to be reduced over the number of processors in the plurality of processors,
the overall processor power available to be reduced being the difference between the overall processor power consumption and the overall processor power floor.

US Pat. No. 11,038,715

SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR IDENTIFYING SPECIFIC/BEST PATH IN A MESH NETWORK

Gooee Limited, St Albans...

1. A system for determining a best path for dynamic tunneling in a mesh network comprising:at least one network server connected with a gateway and at least one tunneling network routing protocol,
wherein the system is configured to identify and collect path information from all nodes in the mesh network during normal operation of the mesh network,
a first of a plurality of nodes in a mesh network to function as an originator station, wherein the first of the plurality of nodes is associated with an application that transmits high-density data packets;
a second of the plurality of nodes in the mesh network to function as a target station and to receive data from the application; and
a third of the plurality of nodes in the mesh network to function as a coordinating node,
wherein the coordinating node collects path information from all nodes during normal network operation of the mesh network, determines a best path to transmit data to the target station based on the collected path information, and transmits the best path to the plurality of nodes in the mesh network for initiating transmission of the high-density data packets to the target station via the best path using a dynamic tunneling protocol,
wherein the coordinating node provides an interface to set up identification of one or more high bandwidth applications and to associate them with a specific node,
wherein the high bandwidth application utilizes a trigger to indicate to the mesh network that the application need more bandwidth,
wherein the trigger is implemented by transmitting a message that the application needs more bandwidth and indicates a duration,
wherein the dynamic tunneling protocol is based on sending a start message to initiate the dynamic tunneling protocol and sending a close message to stop the dynamic tunneling protocol and to restart normal operation of the mesh network,
wherein the collected path information includes a data rate associated with an ordered sequence of data packets transmitted by a transmitting node and received at the target station as part of a path during normal network operation of the mesh network, and the best path to transmit data to the target station based on the collected path information is based at least in part on the data rate,
and wherein the system further constantly measures times of arrival associated with data packets during transmission of high-density data packets so that the best path may be dynamically changed during transmission of the packets when a slowdown associated with a specific node is determined.

US Pat. No. 11,038,450

SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR PREDICTING THE HEALTH OF INTEGRATED DRIVE GENERATORS

Hamilton Sundstrand Corpo...

1. A method of predicting a health status of an integrated drive generator (IDG), the method comprising:determining an effective deviation across a plurality of IDG output frequencies for a given IDG operation period; and
correlating the effective deviation to an IDG capability to determine a health of the IDG, wherein determining the effective deviation includes isolating the IDG output frequencies when a respective IDG speed is within a tolerance about a straight-through speed of the IDG to generate a plurality of isolated output frequencies, wherein determining the effective deviation includes determining a modified mean output frequency for the given IDG operation period across a plurality of select output frequencies of the plurality of output frequencies, and wherein determining the effective deviation includes determining a delta frequency for each isolated output frequency, wherein the delta isolated output frequency is a difference between a given one of the isolated output frequencies and the modified mean output frequency.

US Pat. No. 11,038,243

SEALED BATTERY, BATTERY MODULE, AND METHOD OF MANUFACTURING BATTERY MODULE

TOYOTA JIDOSHA KABUSHIKI ...

1. A sealed battery comprising:a battery case including at least one terminal mounting hole;
an internal terminal disposed inside the battery case, and including a shaft portion inserted through the terminal mounting hole;
an external terminal disposed on an outside of the battery case, and including an insertion hole through which the shaft portion of the internal terminal is inserted; and
at least one insulating member interposed between the battery case and the internal terminal and between the battery case and the external terminal, the insulating member electrically insulating the battery case from the internal terminal and the external terminal, wherein:
the shaft portion of the internal terminal is fastened to the insertion hole of the external terminal, and the shaft portion of the internal terminal is in direct contact with the insertion hole of the external terminal; and
the external terminal includes a raised portion provided around a portion of the external terminal onto which the shaft portion of the internal terminal is fastened,
wherein an exposed surface of the external terminal includes a flat plate portion extending along the battery case in a direction away from the raised portion and the shaft portion, so that the raised portion is located between the shaft portion and the flat plate portion, and the insulating member is interposed between the external terminal and the battery case.

US Pat. No. 11,036,717

TRIE-STRUCTURE FORMULATION AND NAVIGATION FOR JOINING

MICROSOFT TECHNOLOGY LICE...

1. A computing system comprising:one or more processors; and
one or more computer-readable storage media having thereon one or more computer-executable instructions that are structured such that, when executed by the one or more processors, cause the computing system to perform the following:
receive a data table that includes a plurality of rows, a particular row of the plurality of rows includes an expression comprising a predicate and an argument for said predicate such that both the predicate and the argument are included as parts of the data table within the particular row and such that, in order to form an association with the particular row, a foreign key from a different data table satisfies the predicate and argument combination forming the expression; and
in response to evaluating the expression, automatically augment a computer navigable trie structure, including performing the following:
evaluate the expression to identify the predicate that is included in the expression and the argument that is included in the expression;
augment the trie structure so that the predicate and the argument are included within at least one descendant path of the trie structure; and
associate the particular row with the descendant path such that the trie structure is navigable using the foreign key from the different data table to determine whether the particular row is mappable to the foreign key.

US Pat. No. 11,036,690

GLOBAL NAMESPACE IN A HETEROGENEOUS STORAGE SYSTEM ENVIRONMENT

INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS MA...

1. A method, by a processor, for namespace management between storage systems, comprising:receiving events, containing metadata associated with an operation, from a plurality of heterogeneous storage systems such that the events are indexed into a centralized search index according to the metadata to maintain a single namespace for data in the plurality of heterogeneous storage systems notwithstanding whether any the plurality of storage systems implement a file system architecture, an object storage architecture, or some combination thereof, wherein the events each comprise a storage action initiated by a user or an application to a respective one of the plurality of heterogeneous storage systems such that, as files or objects of the data are accessed by the user or the application from each of the plurality of heterogeneous storage systems, corresponding file or object identifiers including applicable file names and file paths, and object names and object containers of the files or objects are discerned through the event metadata and indexed into the centralized search index to iteratively build the single namespace for the data as the data is accessed within each of the plurality of heterogeneous storage systems;
tagging the data with custom metadata by the user within the centralized search index such that the custom metadata enables the data to be tracked and searched, wherein the custom metadata is indicative of a particular category of the data or group of an entity with which the data is associated; and
normalizing the events and the metadata including amalgamating the events and the corresponding file or object identifiers from differing storage architectures into the centralized search index such that the normalizing provides a searchable global catalog of the events in the plurality of heterogeneous storage systems, wherein, subsequent to normalizing the events and the metadata, the custom metadata is normalized and processed into the centralized search index by identifying a type of the data to which the custom metadata is tagged based on predefined key value tags associated with the data, and inserting the custom metadata corresponding to the type of the data in a specified field of the centralized search index.

US Pat. No. 11,036,626

METHOD AND SYSTEM TO DETERMINE AN OPTIMAL OVER-PROVISIONING RATIO

Lightbits Labs Ltd., Kfa...

1. A method of managing over-provisioning (OP) on non-volatile memory (NVM) computer storage media comprising at least one NVM storage device, by at least one processor, the method comprising:receiving a value of one or more run-time performance parameters pertaining to data access requests to one or more physical block addresses (PBAs) of the storage media, wherein the PBAs are represented by respective logical block addresses (LBAs) in a logical address space and wherein the LB As are organized in write units (WUs);
receiving at least one of a target performance parameter value and a system-inherent parameter value;
analyzing the received at least one run-time performance parameter value, to determine an optimal OP ratio of at least one NVM storage device in view of the received at least of a target performance parameter value and system-inherent parameter value;
calculating a portion of WUs of the logical address space that should be reserved, according to the obtained optimal OP ratio;
marking one or more WUs as reserved, according to the calculation; and
disallowing write access to PBAs of the NVM media, that are represented by one or more LBAs comprised in the marked one or more WUs.

US Pat. No. 11,036,018

WALL BOX ADAPTED TO BE MOUNTED AT A MID-SPAN ACCESS LOCATION OF A TELECOMMUNICATIONS CABLE

CommScope Technologies LL...

1. A wall box comprising:an enclosure having:
a base;
a front cover pivotally connected to the base, wherein the base and the front cover cooperate to enclose an interior region of the enclosure;
a main tray mount pivotally connected to the enclosure, the main tray mount including a top surface and an oppositely disposed bottom surface, wherein a first splice tray mounting area is disposed on the top surface and a second splice tray mounting area is disposed on the bottom surface;
the first splice tray mounting area including a first splice tray mount that allows a plurality of trays to be pivotally mounted so as to allow each of the trays that are to be mounted to the first splice tray mount to be individually pivotable with respect to the other of the plurality of trays; and
the second splice tray mounting area including a second splice tray mount that allows at least one tray to be pivotally mounted to the second splice tray mount.

US Pat. No. 11,035,506

COUPLING APPARATUS FOR JOINING POLY-PIPE

1. A flexible splicer for joining plastic pipe ends, the splicer comprising:a flexible, non-rigid stabilizer adapted to receive both of the pipe ends to be joined, the stabilizer comprising a plurality of adhesive segments adapted to interiorly attach to pipe ends;
a flexible sealing band adapted to exteriorly circumscribe the joined pipe ends over the stabilizer, the sealing band comprising adhesive for externally attaching to the pipe ends and to said stabilizer;
whereby after the stabilizer and the sealing band are attached to the pipe ends, the poly-pipe may assume a generally cylindrical configuration in response to water pressure and;
wherein: the stabilizer is adapted to be transformed between a flat shipping configuration and a generally cylindrical configuration in response to water pressure when the poly-pipe ends are spliced together and the pipe is thereafter pressurized; and, the sealing band is adapted to be transformed between a flat shipping configuration and a generally cylindrical configuration in response to water pressure when the poly-pipe ends are spliced together and the pipe is thereafter pressurized.

US Pat. No. 11,034,216

AIR VENT FOR A VEHICLE

ILLINOIS TOOL WORKS INC.,...

1. An air vent for a vehicle, comprising:a housing with an air duct therethrough, the air duct including an air inlet end and an air outlet end, wherein an air flow flowing through the air duct flows along a main flow direction from the air inlet end to the air outlet end,
a ball head arranged within the air duct,
a damping assembly supported on the ball head, and
an annular air-guiding element which is arranged at the air outlet end and is connected to the damping assembly, for deflecting the air flow from the main flow direction thereof, wherein the air-guiding element is pivotable together with the damping assembly about the ball head,
wherein the damping assembly has a ball-socket-shaped damping element which surrounds the ball head and is composed of a material that is softer than a material of the ball head, at least one socket element which surrounds the damping element in a form-fitting manner at least in sections and is composed of a material that is harder than the material of the damping element, wherein the damping element is composed of an elastomer.

US Pat. No. 11,033,408

QUASI PASSIVE ASSISTIVE DEVICE

REHABILITATION INSTITUTE ...

1. An ankle device for emulating the stiffness of a human ankle during walking, the device comprising:a pneumatic piston disposed along an anterior-posterior axis of a foot of the ankle device; and
a first spring disposed in series with respect to the pneumatic piston,
wherein the pneumatic piston and the first spring are coupled together such that each of i) the pneumatic piston and ii) the first spring passively stores an energy produced by a dorsiflexion of the ankle device and passively releases at least a portion of the stored energy during a plantarflexion of the ankle device.

US Pat. No. 11,039,546

PULL-OUT AIDING DEVICE AND CHASSIS-WALL MODULE WITH PULL-OUT AIDING FUNCTION

Ting-jui Wang, New Taipe...

1. A method for mounting a pull-out aiding device on an object, the pull-out aiding device having a pulling member and a handle member, the pulling member including a first pivot section, the handle member including a second pivot section, the second pivot section being pivotally connected to the first pivot section, the object having a first partitioning wall and a second partitioning wall and being configured for mounting a corresponding apparatus therein, the method comprising the steps of:providing the pulling member with a first limiting unit, the first limiting unit includes two flanged bosses, each of the two flanged bosses has a body portion and a flange portion formed around a free end of the body portion, a distance between the two flanged bosses is fixed;
providing the first partitioning wall with a second limiting unit, the second limiting unit includes two quick-release guide rails, the two quick-release guide rails and the two flanged bosses corresponding to each other, each of the two quick-release guide rails has a rail portion and a quick-release hole portion communicable with the rail portion, a distance between the quick-release hole portions of the two quick-release guide rails is fixed; a distance between the two flanged bosses is larger than a distance between the quick-release hole portions of the two quick-release guide rails; each flange portion of the two flanged bosses having a size larger than a size of each body portion of the two flanged bosses and a width of each rail portion of the two quick-release guide rails and the size of each flange portion of the two flanged bosses being smaller than a size of each quick-release hole portion of the two quick-release guide rails;
inserting the flange portion of one of the two flanged bosses into the quick-release hole portion of one of the two quick-release guide rails, and moving the body portion of the one of the two flanged bosses in the rail portion of the one of the two quick-release guide rails; and
inserting the flange portion of another flanged boss of the two flanged bosses into the quick-release hole portion of another quick-release guide rail of the two quick-release guide rails, and moving the body portion of the another flanged boss of the two flanged bosses in the rail portion of the another quick-release guide rail of the two quick-release guide rails.

US Pat. No. 11,039,545

PULL-OUT AIDING DEVICE AND CHASSIS-WALL MODULE WITH PULL-OUT AIDING FUNCTION

FIVETECH TECHNOLOGY INC.,...

1. A pull-out aiding device for mounting on an object, comprising:a pulling member including a first pivot section and an abutting section;
a handle member including a second pivot section and an operating section; the second pivot section being pivotally connected to the first pivot section, such that the handle member is turnable about the second pivot section; and the operating section being provided with a receiving chamber; and
a releasable fastening element being movably associated with the receiving chamber of the operating section and including one or more latches;
wherein the one or more latches of the releasable fastening element has a hand shifting member movably assembled thereto; the one or more latches including a movement- driven surface and the hand shifting member including a first movement driving surface having a first angle, and a second movement driving surface having a second angle, the second angle being different from the first angle; and the hand shifting member being movable to vertically press the first movement-driving surface against the movement-driven surface of the one or more latches to thereby cause horizontal displacement of the one or more latches in the receiving chamber of the operating section.

US Pat. No. 11,039,544

SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR COUPLING SECTIONS OF AN ELECTRONIC DEVICE

APPLE INC., Cupertino, C...

1. An electronic device comprising:electronic components; and
a housing enclosing the electronic components and defining an exterior surface of the electronic device, the housing comprising:
a first conductive member defining a first corner of the housing and a first portion of the exterior surface;
a second conductive member defining a second portion of the exterior surface;
a first insulating member positioned between the first conductive member and the second conductive member and defining a third portion of the exterior surface;
a third conductive member defining a second corner of the housing and a fourth portion of the exterior surface; and
a second insulating member positioned between the second conductive member and the third conductive member and defining a fifth portion of the exterior surface.

US Pat. No. 11,039,543

VERTICAL MOUNTING RAIL WITH CABLE MANAGEMENT FEATURES

Chatsworth Products, Inc....

1. A method of securing a cable management accessory in an electronic equipment enclosure, the method comprising:(a) providing an equipment mounting rail having a fastening portion, a first support portion, a second support portion, and a third support portion, wherein,
(i) the first support portion is generally flat, extends at an angle from the fastening portion, and includes at least one keyhole-shaped opening disposed adjacent to a slotted opening,
(ii) the second support portion is generally flat, extends at an angle from the first support portion, and includes a plurality of generally circular openings, and
(iii) the third support portion is generally flat, extends at an angle from the second support portion, is generally coextensive with the second support portion, and includes a column of equipment mounting holes;
(b) securing the equipment mounting rail to one or more structural members of the electronic equipment enclosure; and
(c) securing the cable management accessory to at least one of the first support portion, the second support portion, or the third support portion of the equipment mounting rail without a separate fastener;
(d) wherein the fastening portion includes an embossed section that interfaces with a clamp that secures the equipment mounting rail to the one or more structural members of the electronic equipment enclosure.

US Pat. No. 11,039,542

DISPLAY DEVICE

Au Optronics Corporation,...

1. A display device, comprising:a main body, comprising a first body and a second body pivotally connected to each other, wherein a first display surface is located on the first body, a second display surface is located on the second body, and the first body and the second body are adapted to relatively pivot, so that an edge of the first body and an edge of the second body substantially jointly constitute a bending segment; and a support assembly movably connected to the main body, wherein when the support assembly is unfolded from the main body, an end of the bending segment and the support assembly are adapted to jointly support the main body on a surface;
wherein the support assembly comprises a first support member and a second support member, one end of the first support member is pivotally connected to the first body, one end of the second support member is pivotally connected to the other end of the first support member, and when the first support member is unfolded from the first body and the second support member is unfolded from the first support member, the end of the bending segment and the second support member are adapted to jointly support the main body on the surface;
wherein the support assembly further comprises a third support member, the third support member is pivotally connected to the first support member, and when the first support member is unfolded from the first body and the second support member is unfolded from the first support member, the third support member is adapted to be unfolded from the first support member and connected to the second support member, so that the first support member, the second support member, and the third support member define a shape of letter A.

US Pat. No. 11,039,541

DOUBLE-SIDED AND MULTILAYERED PRINTED CIRCUIT BOARD FABRICATION USING INKJET PRINTING

Nano Dimension Technologi...

1. An inkjet printing method for forming a double-sided printed circuit board (PCB) comprising:a. providing a peelable substrate;
b. providing an ink jet printing system comprising:
i. a first print head having: at least one aperture, a first ink reservoir, and a first pump configured to supply the first inkjet ink through the aperture;
ii. a second print head having: at least one aperture, a second ink reservoir, and a second pump configured to supply the second inkjet ink through the aperture; and
iii. a conveyor, operably coupled to the first print head and to the second print head, configured to convey the peelable substrate to the first and second print head;
c. providing a first inkjet conductive ink composition;
d. using the first inkjet ink, forming a first conductive circuit pattern on the peelable substrate;
e. sintering the first conductive circuit pattern;
f. providing a second inkjet ink composition configured to form a reinforced thermoset, insulating board wherein the second inkjet ink composition is a suspension comprising:
i. a continuous phase comprising: a multifunctional acrylate monomer, oligomer, polymer or their combination;
ii. a cross-linking agent;
iii. a radical photoinitiator; and
iv. a suspended phase comprising plurality of porous particulates impregnated with embedded monomer, oligomer, or a combination comprising the foregoing, wherein the monomer, oligomer or a combination thereof has a first terminal end coupled to the porous particulate and a second, functional terminal end, wherein the monomer, oligomer, polymer, or their combination that is operably coupled to the porous particulates are entirely embedded within the particulates and configured to leach out of the porous particulate at a temperature of between about 60° C. and about 150° C. and wherein the monomer, oligomer, polymer or their combination impregnated in the porous particulates is partially soluble in the continuous phase and/or is thermodynamically incompatible with a material forming the particulates, wherein the porous particulate concentration in the dispersed phase is equal to or greater than the 2D bond percolation threshold and below a size-dependent volume concentration conferring on the ink, an apparent viscosity of between about 0.1 cPs and about 30 cPs;
g. using the second inkjet ink, forming an insulating portion on the peelable substrate on all exposed areas of the peelable substrate not occupied by the first circuit pattern;
h. curing the second inkjet ink forming an insulating layer; and
i. removing the peelable substrate, wherein the first circuit pattern and the thermoset reinforced board form a substantially planar surface.

US Pat. No. 11,039,540

MULTI-LAYER CIRCUIT BOARD WITH TRACES THICKER THAN A CIRCUIT BOARD LAYER

CATLAM, LLC, Sunnyvale, ...

1. A multi-layer circuit board comprising:a first layer formed of catalytic layer having a conductive trace formed by electroless deposition in a channel in the first layer;
a second catalytic layer applied, bonded, or laminated to the first layer, the second catalytic layer having a channel formed through the thickness of the second catalytic layer and extending in depth to the conductive trace of the first catalytic layer;
the channel of the second catalytic layer filled with a conductive metal by electroless deposition and in contact with the electroless deposition of the first catalytic layer.

US Pat. No. 11,039,539

MANUFACTURING METHOD FOR FLEXIBLE PRINTED CIRCUIT BOARD

WUHAN CHINA STAR OPTOELEC...

1. A manufacturing method for flexible printed circuit board, comprising steps of:providing a flexible substrate and forming a printed circuit on at least a side of the flexible substrate;
coating a liquefied flexible insulating material over the printed circuit and solidifying the liquefied flexible insulating material to form a flexible insulating layer of the printed circuit, and controlling the thickness of the flexible insulating layer to be less than 10 ?m through coating; and
coating a liquefied metal material over the flexible insulating layer, and solidifying the liquefied metal material to form an anti-electromagnetic interference (anti-EMI) layer, and controlling the thickness of the anti-EMI layer to be less than 18 ?m through coating so as to form the flexible printed circuit board;
wherein the flexible insulating material is coated in a liquid form onto the printed circuit and then solidified to form the flexible insulating layer and the metal material is coated in a liquid form onto the flexible insulating layer to be in direct contact with the flexible insulating material and then solidified on the flexible insulating material so that the anti-EMI layer is in direct contact with the flexible insulating layer;
wherein the liquefied flexible insulating material comprises one of liquid polyimide (PI) and liquid polyethylene terephthalate (PET);
wherein the liquefied metal material comprises one of liquid aluminum and liquid silver;
wherein the thickness of the flexible insulating layer is from 4 ?m-6 ?m; and
wherein the thickness of the anti-EMI layer is from 8 ?m-12 ?m.

US Pat. No. 11,039,538

COMMUNICATION SYSTEM INCLUDING ANTENNAS ON FLEXIBLE CIRCUIT BOARD

Whoborn, Inc., Seoul (KR...

1. A communication system comprising:a flexible circuit board;
a plurality of antennas disposed on the flexible circuit board; and
a radio frequency (RF) tag,
wherein a distance between the RF tag and at least one antenna among the plurality of antennas is detected based on a signal emitted by the RF tag and received by the at least one antenna, and
wherein a deformation of the flexible circuit board is detected based on the distance between the RF tag and the at least one antenna.

US Pat. No. 11,039,537

ELECTRONIC COMPONENT EMBEDDED SUBSTRATE

SAMSUNG ELECTRO-MECHANICS...

1. An electronic component embedded substrate comprising:a core member including a first wiring layer, a first insulating layer covering the first wiring layer and having a first through-portion, a second wiring layer disposed on the first insulating layer, a second insulating layer disposed on the first insulating layer and having a second through-portion exposing at least a portion of the second wiring layer, a third wiring layer disposed on the second insulating layer, and a third insulating layer disposed on the second insulating layer and having a third through-portion exposing at least a portion of the third wiring layer;
a first electronic component disposed in the first through-portion;
a second electronic component disposed in the second through-portion;
a third electronic component disposed in the third through-portion; and
an insulating resin covering at least a portion of each of the first electronic component, the second electronic component, and the third electronic component,
wherein the second wiring layer includes a first wiring pattern in which at least a portion of an upper surface of the second wiring layer is covered with the second insulating layer, and a second wiring pattern in which at least a portion of the upper surface of the second wiring layer is covered with the insulating resin,
wherein the second electronic component is connected to the second wiring pattern,
the third wiring layer includes a third wiring pattern in which at least a portion of an upper surface of the third wiring layer is covered with the third insulating layer, and a fourth wiring pattern in which at least a portion of the upper surface of the third wiring layer is covered with the insulating resin, and
the third electronic component is connected to the fourth wiring pattern.

US Pat. No. 11,039,535

MANUFACTURING HOLES IN COMPONENT CARRIER MATERIAL

1. A method, comprising:providing an electrically conductive layer structure on top of an electrically insulating layer structure;
forming a window in the electrically conductive layer structure and removing material of the electrically insulating layer structure below the window by a first laser beam;
subsequently removing further material of the electrically insulating layer structure below the window by a second laser beam having a smaller size than a size of the window;
wherein the first laser beam is configured to introduce more of its energy horizontally into the electrically conductive layer structure than vertically into the electrically insulating layer structure;
wherein the first laser beam is configured to introduce its energy substantially horizontally when opening the window in the electrically conductive layer structure;
wherein the first laser beam and the second laser beam are independent from one another, in particular are adjusted concerning their properties, in particular concerning their energy, independent from each other.

US Pat. No. 11,039,534

ELECTRONIC COMPONENT MODULE AND MANUFACTURING METHOD THEREOF

MURATA MANUFACTURING CO.,...

1. An electronic component module comprising: an electronic component; a resin structure body that covers at least a portion of the electronic component; a through wiring that extends through the resin structure body; a wiring layer that electrically connects the electronic component and the through wiring to each other; and a close-contact layer that is provided at least between the resin structure body and the through wiring and is in contact with the resin structure body and the through wiring; wherein the close-contact layer includes an inorganic insulation film; the close-contact layer further includes a diffusion prevention film that is made of a material differing from a material of the inorganic insulation film and that reduces diffusion of metal; and the diffusion prevention film is disposed between the inorganic insulation film and the through wiring.

US Pat. No. 11,039,533

PRINTED WIRING BOARD AND METHOD FOR MANUFACTURING PRINTED WIRING BOARD

PANASONIC INTELLECTUAL PR...

1. A printed wiring board comprising:a first insulating layer having a first surface and a second surface opposite from the first surface;
a second insulating layer stacked on the first surface of the first insulating layer; and
a conductor wiring interposed between the first insulating layer and the second insulating layer,
the first insulating layer containing a liquid crystal polymer,
the second insulating layer containing a cured product of a thermosetting composition and a fibrous base member, the thermosetting composition containing an inorganic filler and a thermosetting component,
the second insulating layer having such a property that a temperature, at which a decrease in the mass of the second insulating layer that has had its temperature increased at a temperature increase rate of 10° C./min from an initial-state temperature of 25° C. reaches 5% of its initial-state mass, is equal to or higher than 355° C. when measured by thermogravimetric-differential thermal analysis; wherein
the first surface of the first insulating layer has a region that is in contact with the second insulating layer, the region having a plurality of depressions, and the plurality of depressions having an average opening diameter within a range from 0.1 ?m to 1.0 ?m.

US Pat. No. 11,039,532

PRINTED CIRCUIT BOARD AND MANUFACTURING METHOD THEREOF

SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO., ...

1. A printed circuit board (PCB) comprising:a substrate;
an electrode layer formed on the substrate;
a photo solder resist (PSR) layer formed in a patterned manner on a first area of a side of the electrode layer; and
a conductive layer formed on the PSR layer in the patterned manner, the conductive layer being configured to conduct heat and static electricity,
wherein the electrode layer comprises a second area on which the PSR layer is not provided,
wherein the electrode layer is configured to be directly connected with a plurality of elements through the second area, without being connected with the conductive layer,
wherein the conductive layer comprises graphene material, and
wherein the PCB further comprises one or more micro light emitting diodes directly physically connected to the electrode layer in the second area where the PSR layer is not formed.

US Pat. No. 11,039,531

SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR IN-MOLDED ELECTRONIC UNIT USING STRETCHABLE SUBSTRATES TO CREATE DEEP DRAWN CAVITIES AND FEATURES

Flex Ltd., Singapore (SG...

1. A device comprising:a. a thermoplastic layer;
b. a stretchable substrate laminated to the thermoplastic layer, wherein the stretchable substrate is made of a different material than the thermoplastic layer, further wherein the stretchable substrate includes a first surface and a second surface opposite the first surface, further wherein the second surface of the stretchable substrate is laminated directly to and in contact with the thermoplastic layer, further wherein the stretchable substrate is non-conductive; and
c. an electrically stretchable conductor ink pattern on the first surface of the stretchable substrate to form a conductive interconnect, wherein the thermoplastic layer, the stretchable substrate and the conductive interconnect are thermoformed to a molded shape.

US Pat. No. 11,039,530

COMMUNICATION DEVICE

TARO06 LLC, Pacific Pali...

1. A communication device comprising:a circuit printed on a portion of fabric, the circuit comprised of conductive lines and means for transmitting electrical signals to and from a user;
a controller for communicating with an electronic device and electrically pairable to the circuit; and
means for attaching the circuit to an item of apparel,
wherein the circuit is attached on the item of apparel interior, exterior, as a lining, as a sleeve, or combinations thereof.

US Pat. No. 11,039,529

COVER PLATES THAT ATTENUATE ELECTROSTATIC DISCHARGE AT PRINTHEADS

Ricoh Company, Ltd., Tok...

1. A system comprising:a printer comprising:
a marking engine comprising multiple printheads, each printhead including a cover plate that mitigates electrostatic discharge from print media to circuitry that controls the printhead, each cover plate comprising:
multiple layers of electrically conductive material;
a layer of nonconductive ferrite that is sandwiched between the multiple layers;
at least one connector that penetrates through the multiple layers and the layer of nonconductive ferrite to form a conductive pathway for electric current between the multiple layers through the nonconductive layer of ferrite; and
at least one opening that penetrates through the multiple layers and the layer of nonconductive ferrite; and
a print controller that directs operations of the marking engine during printing.

US Pat. No. 11,039,528

ASSEMBLY AND SUB-ASSEMBLY FOR THERMAL CONTROL OF ELECTRONIC DEVICES

DELTA DESIGN, INC., Powa...

1. A thermal control assembly comprising:a heat sink configured to be maintained at a temperature below a desired set point temperature;
a heater element having a surface configured to be thermally coupled to a surface of a device; and
a thermally conductive pedestal interposed between the heat sink and the heater element;
wherein the heater element is configured to apply heat to the device when the temperature of the device falls below the set point temperature, and heat is transferable to the heat sink through the pedestal and heater element when the temperature of the device is above the set point temperature.

US Pat. No. 11,039,527

AIR LEAK DETECTION IN PLASMA PROCESSING APPARATUS WITH SEPARATION GRID

MATTSON TECHNOLOGY, INC.,...

1. A method of detecting presence of nitrogen in a plasma processing apparatus, the method comprising:admitting an oxygen-containing gas into a plasma chamber;
generating one or more species from the oxygen-containing gas in the plasma chamber, the one or more species comprising an oxygen plasma;
filtering the one or more species to create a mixture via a separation grid that separates the plasma chamber from a processing chamber located downstream of the plasma chamber, the mixture comprising one or more oxygen radicals, wherein the oxygen plasma is contained in the plasma chamber such that the mixture in the processing chamber is separated from the oxygen plasma via the separation grid;
obtaining data associated with luminescence generated in the processing chamber, wherein the luminescence is emitted from excited nitrogen dioxide molecules located downstream from the oxygen plasma; and
determining the presence of nitrogen in the plasma processing apparatus based at least in part on the data associated with the luminescence corresponding to a peak wavelength of 600-615 nanometers.

US Pat. No. 11,039,526

X-RAY GENERATION DEVICE

HAMAMATSU PHOTONICS K.K.,...

1. An X-ray generation device comprising:an X-ray tube including an electron gun configured to generate an electron beam and a target configured to generate an X-ray by incidence of the electron beam;
a power supply portion including a booster configured to boost an input voltage from outside to generate a high voltage and an insulating block configured to seal the booster with an insulating material; and
a control unit configured to perform control to generate the X-ray,
wherein the control unit includes a first information processing element configured to perform at least part of the control using a digital signal at a high potential based on the high voltage,
wherein the first information processing element is sealed with the insulating material in the insulating block,
wherein the power supply portion further includes a conductive member covering at least a part of the first information processing element and sealed with the insulating material in the insulating block,
wherein a voltage based on the high voltage is applied to the conductive member,
wherein the first information processing element is mounted on a substrate which is disposed outside the X-ray tube, and
wherein the conductive member blocks the booster from the first information processing element.

US Pat. No. 11,039,525

CARTRIDGE-TYPE X-RAY SOURCE APPARATUS AND X-RAY EMISSION APPARATUS USING SAME

VATECH Co., Ltd., Gyeong...

1. An X-ray emission apparatus comprising:a main body including a cartridge mounting part configured to allow an X-ray source to be replacebley mounted therein,
wherein the X-ray source generates X-rays onto an X-ray irradiation path, and the X-ray source includes:
a cathode electrode located at a first end and having a nanostructure to be used as an electron emission source;
an anode electrode located at a second end having a target surface to emit the X-rays; and
a housing to secure and insulate the cathode electrode and the anode electrode, and the housing configured to expose a cathode electrode terminal connected to the cathode electrode and an anode electrode terminal connected to the anode electrode to an outside thereof, wherein the cathode electrode terminal and
the anode electrode terminal differ from each other in at least one of exposure direction, height, size, and shape, and the cartridge mounting part includes first and
second connection terminals connected with the anode electrode terminal and the cathode electrode terminal, respectively.

US Pat. No. 11,039,524

AUTOMATED SYSTEM FOR LIGHTING CONTROL

Powercast Corporation, P...

1. An apparatus, comprising:a wireless device configured to be operatively coupled to a wireless controller that receives at least one of a first data packet or a second data packet from the wireless device,
the wireless device configured to send the first data packet at a first time on a first frequency, the first data packet including a payload,
the wireless device configured to send the second data packet at a second time on a second frequency different from the first frequency, the second data packet including a payload corresponding to the payload of the first data packet,
the wireless device including a display configured to indicate at least one of a value of a set point associated with the wireless controller or a status associated with the wireless controller.

US Pat. No. 11,039,523

MULTIFUNCTION LIGHT CONTROLLER

ROUNDTRIPPING LTD., Taip...

1. A method comprising:providing a plurality of electrical receptacles, each of the plurality of electrical receptacles comprising a conventional two- or three-prong plug receptacle that accepts a conventional two- or three-prong plug of a lighting array;
electrically coupling a plurality of two- or three-prong plugs of a respective plurality of conventional light arrays to the plurality of electric receptacles;
receiving from an interactive remote control device user-selectable control signals;
receiving sound input signals from a sound input stage operative to detect sound; and
separately modulating each one of the receptacles according to both the received user-selectable control signals and the received sound input signals, wherein modulating causes the light arrays to produce a decorative lighting effect responsive to sound input including one or more of dimming or fading, and wherein modulating each of the receptacles includes modulating power supplied to the receptacles.

US Pat. No. 11,039,522

METHOD, SYSTEM AND COMPUTER READABLE MEDIA FOR THE SYNCHRONIZED ILLUMINATION OF LIGHT SOURCES

Eliana J. Fields, Lilbur...

1. A method of synchronizing a trinket with a configuration terminal, the method comprising:obtaining an audio sample for a predefined duration of time in the form of electrical signals from an audio device, said audio sample corresponding to sound in an environment;
using a discriminator to determine one or more individual components of the audio sample that correspond to predefined threshold levels of sound intensity at predefined frequency bands;
determining one or more mode values for controlling a trinket light source in response to each determined one or more individual components of said audio sample, said determination is based on user defined or preset mode values;
sending instructions containing information about the one or more mode values to the trinket through a communications system; and
updating a property of the trinket light source based on the instructions that contain the information about said one or more mode values.

US Pat. No. 11,039,521

PROXIMITY SENSOR WITH A SLICED INTEGRATION TIME SENSING MECHANISM AND SENSING METHOD THEREOF

ANPEC ELECTRONICS CORPORA...

1. A proximity sensor with a sliced integration time sensing mechanism, wherein the proximity sensor is disposed in an electronic device and applicable to sense a distance between the electronic device and a detected object, the proximity sensor comprising:a light transmitter configured to emit a sensing light toward the detected object during a first phase time, wherein an integration time indicated by an integration time signal is divided into a plurality of phase times including the first phase time and a second phase time; and
a light receiver disposed in a path along which the sensing light is reflected by the detected object, configured to receive a first light signal formed by the sensing light reflected by the detected object and an ambient light during the first phase time, and configured to receive a second light signal of the ambient light during the second phase time;
wherein a first brightness of the first light signal is integrated over the first phase time to form a first integrated brightness value, a second brightness of the second light signal is integrated over the second phase time to form a second integrated brightness value, and the light receiver is configured to subtract the second integrated brightness value from the first integrated brightness value to obtain a first integrated brightness correction value by phase cancellation.

US Pat. No. 11,039,520

ELECTRONIC DEVICES FOR CONTROLLING LIGHTS

Amazon Technologies, Inc....

1. An electronic device comprising:a back portion;
a transformer disposed at least partially within the back portion, the transformer for converting power received from an external power source at a first voltage to a second voltage that is less than the first voltage;
at least one connector disposed at least partially within the back portion and electrically coupled to the transformer, the at least one connector for providing the power at the second voltage to at least a hard-wired light emitter;
at least one network interface;
a cover;
a component that attaches the cover to the back portion, the component to allow the cover to move between a first position in which the at least one connector is at least partly exposed to a second position in which the at least connector is at least partly enclosed by the cover; and
a light source disposed near a surface of the back portion.

US Pat. No. 11,039,519

DOOR MOUNTED SANITIZER LIGHT

1. A system for sanitizing a fixture of a door, comprising:a door having a front surface and a back surface;
a glass push plate fixture having an outer surface and a rear surface, said fixture secured to either said door front surface or said door back surface;
at least one ultraviolet light source positioned to illuminate through said glass push plate rear surface such that when activated the at least one ultraviolet light source provides ultraviolet light that is used directly or indirectly for sanitizing said fixture;
a motion sensor configured to detect movement in an area adjacent to said door and disable the at least one ultraviolet light source; and
a control and timing circuit in communication with the at least one ultraviolet light source and in communication with the motion sensor; the control and timing circuit programmed to receive information from the motion sensor when the motion sensor detects movement in the area and the control and timing circuit programmed to activate the at least one ultraviolet light source for a previously configured period of time when movement in the area has ceased; and
a power source for powering the control and timing circuit.

US Pat. No. 11,039,518

METHOD FOR LED FAULT DETECTION AND MECHANISM HAVING LED FAULT DETECTION

MTD PRODUCTS INC, Valley...

1. An illumination mechanism, comprising:an optical sensor adapted to measure relative motion of a vehicle;
a first set of light-emitting diodes (LEDs) and a second set of LEDs electrically connected in parallel to one another via terminal connections of each of the first and second sets of LEDs, wherein the first and second sets of LEDs are disposed equally and circumferentially about a lens of the optical sensor, and arranged to illuminate a ground surface;
a power source arranged to power the first and second sets of LEDs;
a voltage measuring circuitry arranged to separately measure a voltage at each of the first and second sets of LEDs; and
a control circuitry in communication with the voltage measuring circuitry and configured to compare against one another the voltages measured at each of the first and second sets of LEDs and to output a fault indicator where a difference between the measured voltages is discerned as being at least one of less than a minimum predetermined voltage threshold or greater than a maximum predetermined voltage threshold, and
wherein the minimum predetermined voltage threshold is a negative of a minimum forward voltage of an LED of the first set of LEDs or the second set of LEDs, and
the maximum predetermined voltage is a minimum forward voltage of an LED of the first set of LEDs or the second set of LEDs.

US Pat. No. 11,039,517

FRACTION PWM WITH MULTIPLE PHASE DISPLAY CLOCK

SCT LTD., Grand Cayman (...

1. A system for generating pulse width modulation (PWM) pulses to drive an LED array, comprising:a system clock that outputs n phases of clock signals, wherein n is an integer of 2 or more;
a demultiplexier circuit that separates PWM data into an integer section and a fraction section;
a pulse generator circuit that outputs a first phase PWM pulses using inputs comprising the integer section of the PWM data and a first phase among the n phases of clock signals,
a sampler circuit that outputs a second phase PWM pulses using inputs comprising the first phase PWM pulses and the second to n phases of clock signals;
a multiplexer that outputs a selected phase of PWM pulses using inputs comprising the second phase PWM pulses and the fraction section of the PWM data; and
a fraction logic circuit that outputs fraction PWM pulses using inputs comprising the first phase PWM pulses, the selected phase of PWM pulses, the integer section of the PWM data, and the fraction section of the PWM data.

US Pat. No. 11,039,516

SOLID STATE LIGHTING CIRCUIT AND CONTROL METHOD

SIGNIFY HOLDING B.V., Ei...

1. A lighting circuit, comprising:a switch mode power converter having a main control switch;
a solid state lighting arrangement comprising a lighting unit and a lighting control switch, at the output of the switch mode power converter;
a pulse width modulation controller for providing a pulse width modulation control signal to the lighting control switch for controlling dimming of the solid state lighting arrangement, the pulse width modulation control signal having a predetermined frequency and period and comprising pulses during which the lighting unit is activated; and
a power converter controller for controlling the main control switch independently of the pulse width modulation control signal,
a sync circuit for generating a synchronization signal (SYNC) based on a voltage over the main control switch,
wherein the switch mode power converter is adapted to deliver a triangular current waveform which cycles between upper and lower threshold currents,
and wherein the pulse width modulation controller is adapted to delay the start of each of the pulses until a predetermined point within the triangular current waveform, wherein the synchronization signal is used to identify the predetermined point within the triangular current waveform.

US Pat. No. 11,039,515

LIGHT EMITTING SEMICONDUCTOR DEVICE FOR GENERATION OF SHORT LIGHT PULSES

AMS AG, Premstaetten (AT...

1. A light emitting semiconductor device, comprising:a bipolar transistor with emitter, base, collector, base-collector junction and base-emitter junction,
a collector-to-base breakdown voltage,
a quenching component electrically connected with the base or the collector, and
a switching circuitry configured to apply a forward bias to the base-emitter junction, the bipolar transistor being configured for operation at a reverse collector-to-base voltage above the breakdown voltage.

US Pat. No. 11,039,514

INTERACTIVE PORTABLE LIGHTING SYSTEM

Caster Sleep Inc., New Y...

1. A lighting system comprising: at least one portable lamp comprising:a light source comprising at least one light emitting diode for providing illumination;
a control circuit configured to control illumination of said light source;
a translucent housing adapted to permit illumination from said light source to pass through it, said housing adapted for being held in a user's hand while said light source is illuminating a space exterior to said translucent housing;
a spatial sensor coupled to said control circuit, said spatial sensor configured to sense changes in spatial orientation of said at least one portable lamp based on a user's manipulation of said translucent housing; and
a power source for providing power to said spatial sensor, said controller, and said light source;
wherein said control circuit controls operation of said at least one portable lamp based on a signal from said spatial sensor, such that said at least one portable lamp animates its illumination;
wherein said power source, said light source, said control circuit, and said spatial sensor are located within the interior space of said translucent housing, such that said power source. said control circuit. and said sensor are covered under a translucent cover of said translucent housing: and
wherein, upon the user's manual rotation of said translucent housing about a horizontal axis passing through said translucent housing, said control circuit causes said at least one portable lamp to enter a float mode, in which said control circuit dynamically changes which light emitting diode is on depending on the portable lamp's spatial orientation, and in which said light source appears to gravitate to a side of said housing that is closer to ground.

US Pat. No. 11,039,513

WIRELESS EMERGENCY LIGHTING SYSTEM

Amazon Technologies, Inc....

1. A first electronic device comprising:a first light source;
a wireless receiver;
a wireless transmitter;
one or more processors; and
one or more computer-readable media storing instructions that, when executed by the one or more processors, cause the first electronic device to perform operations comprising:
causing the wireless receiver to deactivate;
determining that a first period of time has elapsed since causing the wireless receiver to deactivate;
based at least in part on determining that the first period of time has elapsed, causing the wireless receiver to activate;
while the wireless receiver is activated, receiving a first control signal from a control device;
based at least in part on receiving the first control signal, causing the first light source to emit light; and
based at least in part on receiving the first control signal, sending, using the wireless transmitter and for a second period of time that is longer than the first period of time, a second control signal to a second electronic device that includes a second light source.

US Pat. No. 11,039,512

DEFROSTING APPARATUS WITH LUMPED INDUCTIVE MATCHING NETWORK AND METHODS OF OPERATION THEREOF

NXP USA, Inc., Austin, T...

1. A thermal increase system electrically coupled to a cavity for containing a load, the thermal increase system comprising:a radio frequency (RF) signal source configured to supply an RF signal;
a transmission path electrically coupled between an output of the RF signal source and a first electrode that is positioned within the cavity, wherein the RF signal has a forward signal power along the transmission path;
an impedance matching network electrically coupled along the transmission path between the output of the RF signal source and the first electrode, wherein the impedance matching network is an inductor-only network that does not include capacitors, and the impedance matching network comprises
a first lumped inductor with a first terminal connected to the output of the RF signal source, and a second terminal connected to an intermediate node,
a second lumped inductor with a first terminal connected to the intermediate node, and a second terminal connected to the electrode,
a first variable inductance network coupled in shunt between the intermediate node and a ground reference node, and
a second variable inductance network coupled in shunt between the output of the RF signal source and the ground reference node;
power detection circuitry configured to detect reflected signal power along the transmission path; and
a controller configured to modify, based on the reflected signal power, an inductance value of the first variable inductance network to reduce a ratio of the reflected signal power to the forward signal power.

US Pat. No. 11,039,511

DEFROSTING APPARATUS WITH TWO-FACTOR MASS ESTIMATION AND METHODS OF OPERATION THEREOF

NXP USA, Inc., Austin, T...

1. A thermal increase system comprising:a radio frequency (RF) signal source configured to supply an RF signal;
an electrode coupled to the RF signal source;
at least one variable impedance network that includes at least one variable passive component having at least one current variable component value, wherein the at least one variable impedance network is coupled between the RF signal source and the electrode; and
a controller configured to determine an initial estimated mass of a load that is proximate to the electrode based at least on the at least one current variable component value of the at least one variable impedance network, to determine one or more desired signal parameters for the RF signal, including a desired RF power level, based on at least the estimated mass of the load, to control the RF signal source to supply an initial-mass-estimate-based RF signal with the one or more desired signal parameters, to determine a rate of change of a parameter of the RF signal source while the initial-mass-estimate-based RF signal is supplied, to determine a refined estimated mass of the load based on at least the rate of change of the parameter, to determine one or more refined signal parameters for the RF signal based on at least the refined estimated mass of the load, and to control the RF signal source to supply a refined-mass-estimate-based RF signal with the one or more refined signal parameters, wherein the parameter is selected from a group consisting of: an S11 parameter, a voltage standing wave ratio, and a reflected power of the RF signal.

US Pat. No. 11,039,510

METHOD AND DEVICE FOR ELECTROMAGNETIC COOKING USING ASYNCHRONOUS SENSING STRATEGY FOR RESONANT MODES REAL-TIME TRACKING

Whirlpool Corporation, B...

1. An electromagnetic cooking device comprising:an enclosed cavity configured to receive a food load;
a plurality of high power amplifiers and RF feeds for introducing electromagnetic radiation into the cavity; and
a controller for controlling the frequency, phase and amplitude of the electromagnetic radiation fed into the cavity by the RF feeds, where the controller is configured to:
(a) scan the cavity by causing the plurality of high power amplifiers and RF feeds to introduce electromagnetic radiation at various frequencies and phases into the cavity to create an efficiency map;
(b) identify resonant modes in the efficiency map;
(c) develop a heating strategy based on the identified resonant modes;
(d) implement the heating strategy by causing the plurality of high power amplifiers and RF feeds to introduce electromagnetic radiation at specific frequencies and phases into the cavity, wherein the specific frequencies and phases are selected in accordance with the heating strategy;
(e) utilize an asynchronous manager to automatically detect when a variable has changed to a degree that requires an updated identification of resonant modes and an updated heating strategy;
(f) if the asynchronous manager determines that updates are needed, repeat steps (a)-(e); and
(g) if the asynchronous manager determines that updates are not needed, repeat steps (d)-(e) with the current heating strategy without repeating steps (a)-(c),
wherein the controller is further configured to utilize a synchronous manager to periodically perform steps (a)-(d).

US Pat. No. 11,039,509

OVEN DOOR FOR A MICROWAVE OVEN

Electrolux Appliances Akt...

1. An oven door for closing an oven cavity of a microwave oven or a cooking oven with microwave heating functions, wherein:the oven door comprises at least one door cover and an inner glass panel,
the door cover and the inner glass panel form an inner part of the oven door,
the door cover encloses the inner glass panel,
the door cover and the inner glass panel are connected by a welded joint,
the welded joint is formed in an overlap area of the door cover and the inner glass panel, andthe welded joint forms an elongated path, wherein the door cover has an L-shaped cross-section, wherein a first leg of the L-shaped cross-section forms an inner portion of the door cover, while a second leg of the L-shaped cross-section encloses the first leg and extends away from the oven cavity in a closed state of the oven door.

US Pat. No. 11,039,508

INDUCTION RANGE

Spring (U.S.A.) Corporati...

1. An induction warming range comprising:a top surface for concurrent placement of a plurality of induction-ready vessels, wherein a heating surface comprises substantially all of the top surface;
a control unit comprising a controller processing instructions to control heating of the plurality of induction-ready vessels when placed anywhere on the heating surface, wherein the control unit senses a location of one or more of the plurality of induction-ready vessels placed on the top surface; and
a heating element comprising a plurality of non-concentric individual coil shaped sections distributed evenly beneath and defining the heating surface to heat each of the plurality of induction-ready vessels, wherein the plurality of non-concentric individual coil shaped sections of the heating element are formed from a same continuous conductive element and wherein the control unit controls induction heating of the induction-ready vessels based on a sensed current change identifying one or both of a first vessel placed at a first heating surface location adjacent to a first portion of the heating element and a second vessel placed at a second heating surface location adjacent to a second portion of the heating element.

US Pat. No. 11,039,507

METHOD OF BRAZING A TREATMENT AREA OF A LOAD-BEARING COMPONENT

GENERAL ELECTRIC COMPANY,...

1. A method of brazing a treatment area of a load-bearing component, comprising:applying a repair material over the treatment area of the component;
positioning an induction brazing coil having a geometry corresponding to the treatment area over the repair material and the treatment area such that a treating portion of the induction brazing coil facing the treatment area overlays the entire treatment area at one time; and
heating the repair material utilizing the induction brazing coil to a temperature sufficient to cause at least partial melting of the repair material, thereby effecting a brazed joint between the treatment area and the repair material.

US Pat. No. 11,039,506

STOVE CONTROL SAFETY MECHANISM

International Business Ma...

1. A stovetop burner assembly for use with a cookware vessel, the assembly including:a first burner sub-assembly including a vessel support hardware set and a first burner hardware set; and
a control module;
wherein:
the burner hardware set includes electro-resistive burner circuitry;
the control module is operatively connected to the first non-inductive burner hardware set to control on/off status of the electro-resistive circuitry of the burner hardware set;
the vessel support hardware set includes two vessel receiving portions located in a spaced apart relationship so that the cookware vessel contacts of the two vessel receiving portions when the cookware vessel is placed on the vessel support hardware set;
the control module is structured, programmed and connected to provide an electromagnetic signal to the two vessel receiving portions of the vessel support hardware set; and
the control module is connected, structured and programmed to control the on/off status of the burner hardware set in a manner that is based, at least in part upon whether the cookware vessel is in contact with both of the two vessel receiving portions of the vessel support hardware set.

US Pat. No. 11,039,505

METHOD, EQUATION, DESIGN, AND CONSTRUCT TO PROVIDE UNIFORM HEATING FOR THREE-DIMENSIONAL AND VARIOUS SHAPED HEATERS WITH IMPROVED BUSBAR DESIGNS

7788746 Canada, Inc., La...

1. A method for heating of a surface, comprising using conductive continuous busbars and transparent dielectric coatings so as to have an intermittent electrical contact with a conductive film to provide heating,wherein the intermittent electrical contact is determined by non-contact spacing M,
wherein non-contact spacing M used to provide the heating between busbars is determined by the equation
whereL1 is a first linear path across the surfaces between busbars, L1 being the longest vertical path between busbars when busbars are located along a top edge and a bottom edge of the surface,
L2 is any second linear path across the surface between busbars, L2 being shorter than and parallel to L1, and
W is the width of a busbar contact region, and
wherein contact between the conductive film and the electrical busbar is continuous except where a dielectric coating underneath the busbar prevents electrical contact between the busbar and the conductive film.

US Pat. No. 11,039,504

METHODS AND APPARATUS FOR A POWER SUPPLY CONTROL CIRCUIT

SEMICONDUCTOR COMPONENTS ...

1. A control circuit adapted to control a heating element powered by a battery, comprising:a memory configured to store known battery data comprising a first profile and a second profile;
a fuel gauge circuit in communication with the memory and the battery and configured to determine a resistance of the battery according to the first and second profiles;
a logic circuit connected to the fuel gauge circuit and configured to calculate a first power value based on the determined resistance; and
a signal generator circuit responsive to the logic circuit and configured to generate a control signal according to the calculated first power value;
wherein the control circuit selectively connects the battery to the heating element according to the control signal.

US Pat. No. 11,039,503

WIRELESS BROADBAND METER COLLAR

Avista Edge, Inc., Spoka...

1. A premise device comprising:a unit including a first antenna and a first communication module communicatively coupled to the first antenna, the first communication module configured to wirelessly communicate via the first antenna with a hub device using a first telecommunication protocol for accessing internet services available on an internet network; and
a premise device housing configured to be received within at least a portion of an electrical utility meter, the premise device housing including:
one or more processors communicatively coupled to the unit;
a second antenna;
a second communication module communicatively coupled to the first communication module, the second antenna, and the one or more processors, the second communication module configured to communicate with a plurality of user equipment (UE) using a second telecommunication protocol via the second antenna for providing access to the broadband internet services to the plurality of UE; and
a power interface module coupled to the one or more processors, the first communication module, and the second communication module, the power interface module configured to supply electrical power to the one or more processors, the first communication module, and the second communication module from the electric utility meter.

US Pat. No. 11,039,502

SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR ESTABLISHING AND MODIFYING USER PLANE COMMUNICATIONS

Verizon Patent and Licens...

1. A device, comprising:one or more processors configured to:
receive, from an evolved Node B (“eNB”) of a Long-Term Evolution (“LTE”) radio access network (“RAN”), a first message associated with a User Equipment (“UE”) that is communicatively coupled to the eNB;
generate, based on receiving the first message, information associated with a virtual UE, the information including a first identifier of the virtual UE;
output, to one or more devices of a Fifth Generation (“5G”) core network, a second message that includes the first identifier of the virtual UE, wherein the one or more devices establish a Protocol Data Unit (“PDU”) Session based on the second message, the PDU Session being associated with a second identifier, the PDU Session establishment process including correlating a third identifier to the first identifier of the virtual UE;
receive a third message indicating that the PDU Session has been established, the third message including the second identifier and the third identifier;
output, to the eNB and based on receiving the third message, a fourth message that includes the second identifier and the third identifier, wherein the UE and the eNB use the second and third identifiers to establish a communications session, via the LTE RAN, between the UE and the one or more devices of the 5G core network.

US Pat. No. 11,039,501

CONVERGED CONTROLLER SELECTION METHOD, DEVICE, AND CONVERGED CONTROLLER SELECTION SYSTEM

Huawei Technologies Co., ...

1. A method, comprising:receiving, by a network element selector, a first message from a first external network element, wherein the first message carries a first session index, and the first session index identifies a user equipment (UE) served by the first external network element;
sending, by the network element selector, the first message to a first converged controller based on mapping information corresponding to the UE and the first session index carried in the first message, wherein the mapping information comprises a mapping relationship between the first converged controller and a plurality of different session indexes of the UE, and the plurality of different session indexes of the UE comprises the first session index;
receiving, by the network element selector, a third message from a third external network element, wherein the third message is used to provide a service for the UE by the third external network element, and the third message carries a third session index;
updating, by the network element selector based on running status information of the first converged controller and running status information of a second converged controller of a plurality of converged controllers, the mapping information by updating the first converged controller in the mapping information corresponding to the UE to the second converged controller; and
sending, by the network element selector, the third message to the second converged controller based on the updated mapping information corresponding to the UE and the third session index.

US Pat. No. 11,039,500

RESOURCE ALLOCATION FOR GROUP COMMUNICATION IN A NETWORK

Telefonaktiebolaget LM Er...

1. A method for resource allocation for Push to Talk (PTT) group communication in a network, the method comprising a server node of a group communication system:receiving a first request from a client node for the client node to affiliate with a group of client nodes in order for the client node to join a group communication session of the group communication;
requesting, from a Policy and Charging Rules Function (PCRF) node and in response to the first request, a first allocation of network resources to be used by the client node for floor control of the group communication session;
receiving a second request for a group call from the client node; and
requesting, from the PCRF node and upon reception of the second request, a second allocation of network resources to be used by the client node for media transmission in the group call.

US Pat. No. 11,039,499

DISCONTINUOUS RECEPTION WAKE UP PROCEDURES

QUALCOMM Incorporated, S...

1. A method for wireless communication at a user equipment (UE), comprising:receiving a beam-swept set of signals from a base station while operating in a discontinuous reception (DRX) mode, the beam swept set of signals comprising one or more reference signals, or one or more synchronization signals, or a combination thereof, wherein the beam-swept set of signals is received by the UE prior to a scheduled active state of the DRX mode;
receiving, while operating in the discontinuous reception (DRX) mode, a control channel that indicates at least a portion of a cell radio network temporary identifier (C-RNTI) of the UE, the control channel transmitted by the base station using a beam sweeping configuration in accordance with the DRX mode, wherein receiving the control channel is based at least in part on receiving the beam-swept set of signals and wherein the beams used for the control channel indicating C-RNTI are quasi-co-located with the beams used for the beam-swept set of signals;
selecting, by the UE, a downlink transmit beam of the base station based at least in part on the received control channel; and
transmitting an indication of the selected downlink transmit beam to the base station.

US Pat. No. 11,039,498

TRANSMISSION CONTROL METHOD OF CONNECTION CONFIRMATION DATA PACKETS AND TERMINAL

Dialog Semiconductor Kore...

1. A terminal, comprising:at least one processor;
a memory connected with the at least one processor, wherein the memory comprises at least one program instruction and the at least one processor executes the at least one program instruction to:
transmit connection confirmation data packets to a wireless network device, and receive response data packets corresponding to the connection confirmation data packets, wherein the connection confirmation data packets are used to keep data links between the terminal and the wireless network device alive;
determine whether to receive the response data packets from the wireless network device responsive to the connection confirmation data packets, and re-transmit the connection confirmation data packets to the wireless network device within a preset re-transmission number when the terminal receives no response data packet, such that the terminal adaptively adjusts a transmission characteristic of the connection confirmation data packets, wherein the transmission characteristic is defined as transmission time intervals of the connection confirmation data packets;
store variable parameters corresponding to the transmission characteristic of the connection confirmation data packets;
compute the variable parameters based on information of signal strength of wireless channels;
adaptively adjust the transmission time intervals of the connection confirmation data packets in re-transmissions to the wireless network device based on computed variable parameters, such that the terminal avoids burst errors of a wireless communication; and
manage one of conversions of a low power mode and an active mode of the terminal, and determine whether data link between the terminal and the wireless network device is kept alive based on a reception of the response data packet, such that the terminal changes a mode from the low-power mode to the active mode.

US Pat. No. 11,039,497

USER PLANE BASED SMALL DATA SERVICE

QUALCOMM Incorporated, S...

1. A method of wireless communication at a core network, comprising:receiving data from at least one of an Application Function (AF), a Data Network (DN), and a user equipment;
processing the data at a User Plane Function (UPF), wherein the data is below a size threshold, wherein the UPF is configured to allow small data below the size threshold to be communicated between the UPF and the user equipment without initiating a bearer set up protocol; and
transmitting the data from the UPF to the user equipment or receiving the data from the user equipment as a Radio Resource Control (RRC) payload without initiating the bearer set up protocol.

US Pat. No. 11,039,496

METHOD AND APPARATUS

HMD Global Oy, Espoo (FI...

1. A method comprising:determining whether a base station is to operate in a first, second or third mode of operation, wherein said first mode of operation is associated with a long active state of the base station, said second mode of operation is associated with a short active state and a short dormancy state of the base station and said third mode of operation is associated with a long dormancy state of the base station;
wherein said first mode of operation comprises a first level of activity in which data and at least one type of reference signal are sent, said second mode of operation comprises a second level of activity that is lower than said first level of activity in which at least one type of the reference signal is sent, and said third mode of operation comprises a third level of activity that is lower than said second level of activity, wherein said data is included in communication of traffic with a user equipment when in said first mode of operation, the user equipment performs data transmission only when the base station is in the long active state, and said at least one type of reference signal comprises a synchronization signal for the user equipment when in said first mode of operation, including one or more of a primary synchronization signal (PSS) used for synchronization with a primary cell (P-cell) or a secondary synchronization signal (SSS) used for synchronization with a secondary cell (S-cell);
applying a first reference signal transmission regime from the base station to the user equipment during the short dormancy state in which a plurality of said at least one type of reference signal are sent less often than when operating at the first level of activity, with no further data transmission being made, when in said second mode of operation, wherein when the user equipment has synchronized with the P-cell or S-cell that includes the base station and the base station is in the short dormancy state, to maintain a connection of the user equipment with the base station within the P-cell or S-cell, there is no data transmission by the user equipment with the base station, but the user equipment performs one or more measurements of the at least one type of reference signal and reports the one or more measurements; and
applying a second reference signal transmission regime in which no data nor reference signals are sent from the base station, when in said third mode of operation.

US Pat. No. 11,039,495

METHOD INTERLAYER INTERACTION METHOD IN WIRELESS COMMUNICATION SYSTEM AND APPARATUS THEREFOR

LG Electronics Inc., Seo...

1. A method for transporting a non-access stratum (NAS) message of an access and mobility management function (AMF) in a wireless communication system, the method comprising:receiving, from a user equipment (UE), an uplink (UL) NAS message including a session management (SM) message for a request related to a protocol data unit (PDU) session;
transporting, to a predetermined second Session Management Function (SMF), the SM message based on a determination that it is impossible to route the SM message to a first SMF as a transport target of the SM message;
receiving, from the second SMF, an SM rejection message for the SM message; and
transmitting, to the UE, a downlink (DL) NAS message including the SM rejection message.

US Pat. No. 11,039,494

BASE STATION SLEEPING CELL RECOVERY

T-Mobile USA, Inc., Bell...

1. At least one non-transitory computer-readable medium storing instructions that, when executed by a processor in an Internet of Things (IoT) module, cause the IoT module to perform a method of recovering from sleeping cell failure, the method comprising:initiating a connection request to a cellular radio cell;
receiving and storing configuration parameters for monitoring the cellular radio cell for sleeping cell failure when the connection request to the cellular radio cell is successful;
sending a request to a remote server,
wherein the request to the remote server is a ping request sent through the cellular radio cell, and
the ping request is based on the stored configuration parameters;
determining, based on the stored configuration parameters, if a response from the remote server was successfully received,
wherein the response from the remote server is a ping response;
resetting the cellular radio cell in response to determining that a response from the remote server was not successfully received,
wherein the resetting of the radio cell is performed by the IoT module temporarily disconnecting a baseband unit (BBU) of the cellular radio cell from a power supply unit (PSU of the cellular radio cell.

US Pat. No. 11,039,493

ELECTRONIC DEVICE FOR SUPPORTING DATA COMMUNICATION AND METHOD THEREFOR

Samsung Electronics Co., ...

1. An electronic device, comprising:a communication circuitry;
a processor operatively connected to the communication circuitry; and
a memory operatively connected to the processor,
wherein the memory stores instructions that, when executed, cause the processor to:
obtain, from an external server, application information comprising information of at least one application configured to perform data communication using a first packet data network (PDN) which corresponds to a specified internet PDN of a mobile network operator (MNO) associated with the electronic device,
establish a first PDN connection to the first PDN and a second PDN connection to a second PDN using the communication circuitry, wherein the second PDN comprises a default internet PDN associated with the MNO, and
in response to a request for data transmission through the second PDN connection from a first application included in the application information, configure a first communication environment associated with the first PDN connection for the first application and transmit data associated with the first application to the first PDN.

US Pat. No. 11,039,492

DATA RECEIVING MODE CONFIGURATION FOR DUAL CONNECTIVITY COMMUNICATION

Telefonaktiebolaget LM Er...

1. A method in a primary access node of a wireless network for configuring a data receiving mode for an intra-carrier, dual-connectivity communication, the method comprising:sending a measurement configuration to a secondary access node and a wireless device;
receiving measurement reports from the secondary access node and the wireless device in response to sending the measurement configuration;
determining the data receiving mode based on one or more mode determination parameters obtained from the received measurement reports;
sending the determined data receiving mode to the secondary access node and the wireless device; and
sending data according to the determined data receiving mode to the wireless device.

US Pat. No. 11,039,491

SYSTEMS, APPARATUSES AND METHODS FOR SECURE INDUCTIVE PAIRING BETWEEN TWO DEVICES

Becton, Dickinson and Com...

1. A method of pairing a first device with a second device for wireless communication therebetween comprising:the first device transmitting inductive pulses via a near field communication (NFC) antenna, and scanning during scanning windows of selected duration via a first antenna having a different operational range than the NFC antenna; and
a second device starting a timer upon detecting one of the inductive pulses from the first device via a near field communication (NFC) antenna, transmitting advertising signals at intervals via a second antenna having a similar operational range to the first antenna, and generating time stamps for each of its advertising signals using the timer and transmitting respective ones of the time stamps with corresponding ones of the advertising signals;
wherein the first device synchronizes the scanning windows with corresponding ones of the advertising signals using the time stamps.

US Pat. No. 11,039,490

MESH CONNECTIVITY BETWEEN NETWORK NODES IN HIERARCHICAL NETWORK

1. A system, comprising:a processor; and
a memory that stores executable instructions that, when executed by the processor, facilitate performance of operations, comprising:
receiving a first condition, wherein the first condition indicates whether to setup a mesh connection with a first distributed unit node of a first integrated access and backhaul node device serving at least one user equipment;
in response to determining that the first condition indicates establishment of the mesh connection, facilitating establishing a peer-to-peer wireless connection directly between the first distributed unit node of the first integrated access and backhaul node device and a second distributed unit node of a second integrated access and backhaul node device serving at least one other user equipment; and
facilitating transmission of a user plane message between the first distributed unit node and the second distributed unit node via the peer-to-peer wireless connection to exchange connection information.

US Pat. No. 11,039,489

CONNECTION IDENTIFIER SYSTEM AND METHOD

NEC CORPORATION, Tokyo (...

1. A Mobility Management Entity (MME), configured to operate in accordance with an S1 Application Protocol (S1AP), the MME comprising:a controller; and
a transceiver;
wherein the controller is configured to control the transceiver:
to communicate with a base station over an S1 interface;
to transmit, to the base station, over the S1 interface, a handover request message for S1AP communication which includes an MME User Equipment S1AP (MME UE S1AP) identity,
wherein the MME UE S1AP identity uniquely identifies a UE over an S1 interface within the MME; and
to receive, from the base station, over the S1 interface, a handover request acknowledgement message for S1AP communication.

US Pat. No. 11,039,488

ADAPTATION LAYER SETUP AND CONFIGURATION IN INTEGRATED ACCESS BACKHAULED NETWORKS

Telefonaktiebolaget LM Er...

1. A method, in a relay node, for configuring an adaptation layer, wherein the relay node communicates with a central unit of a donor base station through a distributed unit of the donor base station, the relay node comprising a mobile terminal (MT) part and a distributed unit part, the donor base station comprising the central unit and one or more distributed units, with an F1 interface defined between the central unit and each of the distributed units, the method comprising:connecting to the donor base station;
after establishing the connection, configuring an adaptation layer in a protocol stack for the MT part of the relay node, the adaptation layer providing for routing of incoming packets to one or more further relay nodes or to one or more user equipments (UEs) connected to the relay node and for mapping of those incoming packets to bearers; and
after configuring the adaptation layer for the MT part of the relay node, configuring an adaptation layer for the distributed unit part of the relay node for forwarding packets exchanged between the central unit of the donor base station and the first further relay node downstream of the relay node.

US Pat. No. 11,039,487

CLIENT STEERING FOR A WIRELESS LOCAL AREA NETWORK

ON SEMICONDUCTOR CONNECTI...

1. A method comprising:accessing current proximity metrics for a given wireless device within a proximity distance of a wireless access point (WAP);
analyzing the current proximity metrics in view of a historical proximity record to predict a probability for future proximity states based on a historical dwell time of the historical proximity records; and
selecting a communication option for the wireless device based on the historical dwell time and the future proximity state with a highest probability for a criterion, the communication option including a beamsteering communication option.

US Pat. No. 11,039,486

SYSTEM, METHOD AND COMPUTER PROGRAM PRODUCT FOR SECURE BLUETOOTH CRYPTOGRAPHY IN A VIRTUAL MOBILE DEVICE PLATFORM

Hypori LLC, Reston, VA (...

1. A system for enabling secure communication between a virtual smartphone and a physical smartphone's Bluetooth accessory via the physical smartphone, the system comprising:a virtual device platform comprising a plurality of virtual devices, the plurality of virtual devices comprising the virtual smartphone executing a smartphone operating system via which a user interface of the virtual smartphone is generated, wherein the virtual device platform is coupled to the physical smartphone over the Internet, wherein the virtual device platform comprises one or more processors programmed with computer readable instructions that, when executed, cause the one or more processors to:
cause a graphical representation of the user interface of the virtual smartphone to be presented on a touchscreen display of the physical smartphone, wherein the presentation of the graphical representation of the user interface of the virtual smartphone enables a user of the physical smartphone to interact with the user interface of the virtual smartphone via the touchscreen display of the physical smartphone;
generate a first event and send, via the Internet, the first event to the physical smartphone, the first event including first key exchange data to connect the virtual smartphone implemented on the virtual device platform to the physical smartphone's Bluetooth accessory;
obtain, via the Internet, a second event from the physical smartphone, the second event including second key exchange data to connect the virtual smartphone to the Bluetooth accessory, and the second key exchange data being obtained by the physical smartphone from the Bluetooth accessory via a wireless connection between the physical smartphone and the Bluetooth accessory;
establish a key between the virtual smartphone and the Bluetooth accessory based on the obtained second event; and
exchange encrypted data between the virtual smartphone implemented on the virtual device platform and the Bluetooth accessory via the physical smartphone by using the wireless connection between the physical smartphone and the Bluetooth accessory, wherein the data is encrypted using the key established between the Bluetooth accessory and the virtual smartphone.

US Pat. No. 11,039,485

METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR IMPLEMENTING WIRELESS PROTOCOL CONFIGURABLE ACCORDING TO SERVICES AND DEVICES

Samsung Electronics Co., ...

1. A method performed by a user equipment (UE), the method comprising:receiving, from a base station, a radio resource control (RRC) message including logical channel configuration information, wherein the logical channel configuration information includes information related to an orthogonal frequency division multiplexing (OFDM) numerology; and
selecting one or more logical channels for an uplink grant based on the logical channel configuration information,
wherein the uplink grant is associated with the information related to the OFDM numerology.

US Pat. No. 11,039,484

COMMUNICATIONS DEVICE, AN ACCESS POINT AND METHODS THEREIN FOR ACCESSING A RESOURCE UNIT

TELEFONAKTIEBOLAGET LM ER...

1. A method performed by an Access Point, AP, for controlling access to a Resource Unit, RU, by a communications device, wherein the AP and the communications device are operating in a wireless communications network, and wherein the method comprises:receiving, from the communications device, a request for the communications device to make contention-based RU access attempts for purposes of regularly transmitting data at points in time spaced apart by T time units;
determining a start point of time T0 for an access attempt to be made within a time interval of length 2?, wherein ? transmitting, to the communications device, information relating to the start point of time T0, and ? of the time interval,
wherein the determining of the start point of time T0 for the access attempt comprises:
determining a load in the wireless communications network; and
determining the start point of time T0 for the access attempt for the communications device based on the determined load.

US Pat. No. 11,039,483

INTEGRATED CIRCUIT FOR CONTROLLING SELECTION OF RANDOM ACCESS PREAMBLE SEQUENCE

Panasonic Corporation, O...

1. An integrated circuit to control a process, the process comprising:transmitting, to a terminal, an index that is associated with a sequence number a and a sequence number N?a, wherein a is an integer, and N is a sequence length; and
receiving, from the terminal, a random access preamble generated from a sequence with the sequence number a or a sequence with the sequence number N?a based on the index.

US Pat. No. 11,039,482

METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR ESTABLISHING CONNECTION BETWEEN TERMINAL AND BASE STATION

Samsung Electronics Co., ...

1. A radio resource control (RRC) layer connection method in a terminal of a wireless communication system, the method comprising:storing a timing advance value acquired based on a random access (RA) response message in establishing an RRC layer connection with a base station;
receiving an uplink resource allocation message indicating uplink resources allocated to the terminal from the base station after releasing the RRC layer connection with the base station; and
establishing an RRC connection with the base station by transmitting an RRC layer connection request message based on the stored timing advance value and the allocated uplink resources without transmitting an RA preamble message if the RRC layer connection with the base station is determined.

US Pat. No. 11,039,481

METHOD FOR TRANSMITTING SIGNAL FOR MTC AND APPARATUS FOR SAME

LG ELECTRONICS INC., Seo...

1. A method for performing a random access procedure in a wireless communication system supporting coverage enhancement, the method performed by a user equipment (UE) and comprising:determining a coverage enhancement level required for the UE;
repeatedly transmitting a physical random access channel (PRACH) signal based on the determined coverage enhancement level; and
monitoring a physical downlink control channel (PDCCH) candidates for a random access response (RAR) in response to the PRACH signal,
wherein the PDCCH candidates for the RAR are determined based on the coverage enhancement level required for the UE.

US Pat. No. 11,039,480

SUPPLEMENTARY UPLINK FOR RANDOM ACCESS PROCEDURES

Comcast Cable Communicati...

1. A method comprising:receiving, by a wireless device, at least one configuration parameter for a cell, wherein the cell comprises a downlink carrier, a normal uplink carrier, and a supplementary uplink carrier;
determining a signal strength of a downlink reference signal associated with the downlink carrier;
determining a channel occupancy level of the normal uplink carrier; and
based on a determination that that the signal strength of the downlink reference signal is greater than a first value and that the channel occupancy level of the normal uplink carrier is greater than a second value, sending a preamble via the supplementary uplink carrier.

US Pat. No. 11,039,479

INFORMATION TRANSMISSION METHOD AND APPARATUS, RANDOM ACCESS METHOD AND APPARATUS, AND COMMUNICATION SYSTEM

FUJITSU LIMITED, Kawasak...

1. A terminal comprising:a transmitter configured to transmit a random access preamble sequence for a system information (SI) request to a network side;
a receiver configured to receive a random access response message; and
a controller configured to determine that a Medium Access Control (MAC) sub-header indicates acknowledgement of the SI request when the random access response message includes a Medium Access Control (MAC) sub-data unit (sub PDU) having a MAC sub-header containing a random access preamble sequence identifier of the random access preamble sequence without corresponding MAC Random Access Response in the random access response message, wherein the random access preamble sequence identifier corresponds to one of a plurality of random access preamble sequences in a sequence identifier set, wherein the sequence identifier set is preconfigured for the SI request, and wherein the SI is sent in a dedicated manner from the network side.

US Pat. No. 11,039,478

METHOD FOR PERFORMING INITIAL ACCESS IN WIRELESS COMMUNICATION SYSTEM, AND APPARATUS THEREFOR

LG Electronics Inc., Seo...

1. A method of performing initial access by a user equipment in a wireless communication system, the method comprising:receiving, from a base station, configuration information representing one or more physical random access channel (PRACH) configurations,
receiving, from the base station, downlink control information comprising information representing a specific PRACH configuration among the one or more PRACH configurations, through a physical downlink control channel, and
transmitting, to the base station, at least one of data or a preamble related to the initial access through a PRACH, based on the specific PRACH configuration,
wherein the one or more PRACH configurations are configured based on pre-configured types,
wherein each of the pre-configured types represents a structure related to the PRACH, and
wherein the pre-configured types are configured based on (i) whether the structure includes (A) a preamble region only or (B) the preamble region and data region, and (ii) a position of the preamble region associated with the data region.

US Pat. No. 11,039,477

NB-IOT PRACH RESOURCE PARTITIONING AND MULTIPLE GRANTS IN RAR FOR EDT

MediaTek Inc.

1. A method, comprising:scheduling, by a processor of a network node of a wireless network, a plurality of grants for early data transmission (EDT) during a random access (RA) procedure with a user equipment (UE); and
transmitting, by the processor, to the UE a message indicating the plurality of grants mapped to a plurality of maximum broadcast transport block sizes (TBSs) configured for one or more preamble resource of a plurality of preamble resources,
wherein the plurality of grants indicate a plurality of modulations, a plurality of resource units (RUs) and a plurality of data packet sizes for the UE to choose from to optimize an effective code rate of the UE,
wherein the effective code rate of the UE is expressed in terms of TBS, cyclic redundancy check (CRC) and resource elements (RE) as:
effective code rate=(TBS+CRC)/(RE×bits per RE), and
wherein the bits per RE pertain to modulation.

US Pat. No. 11,039,476

CONTENTION MECHANISM FOR ACCESS TO RANDOM RESOURCE UNITS IN AN 802.11 CHANNEL

Canon Kabushiki Kaisha, ...

1. A wireless communication method in a wireless network comprising an access point and a plurality of nodes, the method being performed at one node among the plurality of nodes, wherein the node is associated with a resource unit (RU) backoff counter to be used to contend for access to at least one random RU, wherein the RU backoff counter is distinct from an enhanced distributed channel access (EDCA) backoff counter to be used by the communication apparatus to contend access by EDCA scheme:receiving a trigger frame from the access point, the trigger frame including information relating to at least one random RU;
transmitting data using a random RU among the at least one random RU to the access point based on the RU backoff counter; and
updating the RU backoff counter according to the transmitting of the data, by randomly selecting a value within a contention window range which is defined based on a RU contention window, wherein the RU contention window is updated depending on a success or failure in the transmitting of the data in the random RU, and wherein the RU contention window is distinct from a contention window which is used for updating the EDCA backoff counter.

US Pat. No. 11,039,475

DETECTION OF BEGINNING OF A TRANSMISSION SESSION IN NEW RADIO UNLICENSED SPECTRUM

MediaTek Inc.

1. A method, comprising:detecting, by a processor of a user equipment (UE), presence of an indication from a base station of a wireless network in a New Radio unlicensed spectrum (NR-U);
determining, by the processor, that a transmission opportunity (TXOP) follows the indication responsive to the detecting;
receiving, by the processor, a downlink (DL) transmission in the NR-U from the base station during the TXOP;
monitoring, by the processor, some but not all of a plurality of orthogonal frequency-divisional multiplexing (OFDM) symbols in each slot to detect a leading physical downlink control channel (PDCCH) in a DL TXOP,
wherein the monitoring comprises:
monitoring according to a first PDCCH monitoring behavior during a phase of detection of a beginning of the DL TXOP; and
monitoring according to a second PDCCH monitoring behavior after the phase of detection of the beginning of the DL TXOP, the second PDCCH monitoring behavior being different from the first PDCCH monitoring behavior.

US Pat. No. 11,039,474

ELECTRONIC DEVICE AND METHOD FOR WIRELESS COMMUNICATION

SONY CORPORATION, Tokyo ...

1. An electronic apparatus for wireless communications, comprising:transceiving circuitry configured to receive an energy resource mapping table from a network control terminal,
wherein the energy resource mapping table is generated by the network control terminal based on a distribution of network nodes in both time and frequency on an unlicensed frequency band; and
processing circuitry, configured to:
detect whether the unlicensed frequency band is idle;
upon detecting that the unlicensed frequency band is idle, sense an energy level of a first broadcast signal transmitted by the network control terminal;
based on the sensed enemy level and the energy resource mapping table, determine time/frequency transmission resources, among a plurality of time/frequency transmission resources in the unlicensed frequency band allocated to the electronic device, to be used by the electronic device,
wherein the energy resource mapping table includes an upper energy bound and a lower energy bound for the plurality of time/frequency transmission resources allocated to the electronic device; and
wherein the transceiving circuitry is further configured to transmit an uplink signal to the network control terminal aria the determined time/frequency transmission resources.

US Pat. No. 11,039,473

WIRELESS COMMUNICATION METHOD AND WIRELESS COMMUNICATION TERMINAL USING MULTIPLE CHANNELS

WILUS INSTITUTE OF STANDA...

1. A wireless communication terminal comprising:a transceiver; and
a processor,
wherein the processor performs respective contention procedures in a plurality of channels, and performs, by using the transceiver, transmission in a first channel of the plurality of channels based on a contention procedure in the first channel and transmission in a second channel of the plurality of channels based on a contention procedure in the second channel,
wherein the contention procedure in the first channel and the contention procedure in the second channel are performed independently of each other.

US Pat. No. 11,039,472

MAC PROTOCOL FOR DIRECTIVE TRANSMISSIONS

GUANGDONG OPPO MOBILE TEL...

8. A non-transitory computer-readable medium storing program code executable by a wireless communication system comprising a network first node and a network second node, wherein execution of the program code causes the the wireless communication system to perform operations comprising:configuring, by the second network node, a pilot signal to announce a directive signal transmission between the second network node and at least one further node, the pilot signal having a narrower bandwidth than the announced directive signal transmission between the second network node and the at least one further node;
including, by the second network node, in the pilot signal, information defining channel resources used by the announced directive signal transmission; and
transmitting, by the second network node, the pilot signal to reserve a shared media to the first node;
receiving, by the first network node from the second node the pilot signal announcing the directive signal transmission to or from the second node;
predicting, by the first network node, based on the information in the received pilot signal, a collision rate between an intended directive signal transmission from the first network node and the announced directive signal transmission, the information in the received pilot signal defining channel resources used by the announced directive signal transmission,
wherein the step of predicting the collision rate comprises: estimating interference between the intended directive signal transmission and the announced directive signal transmission estimating interference between the intended directive signal transmission and the announced directive signal transmission;
accessing, by the first network node, the shared media based on the predicted collision rate.

US Pat. No. 11,039,471

METHOD AND DEVICE FOR RANDOM ACCESS

GUANGDONG OPPO MOBILE TEL...

1. A method for random access, comprising:continuously transmitting, by a terminal device, at least one random access signal to a network device;
detecting, by the terminal device, a random access response transmitted by the network device in a random access response window corresponding to continuous transmissions in multiple times of random access signals, wherein the continuous transmissions in multiple times of the random access signals comprise continuous transmission of the at least one random access signal;
continuing to transmit, by the terminal device, a subsequent random access signal to the network device when the terminal device fails to detect the random access response transmitted by the network device before ending of the random access response window; and
stopping transmitting, by the terminal device, a random access signal, which is not transmitted, of the random access signals which should be transmitted in multiple times and the subsequent random access signal to the network device when the random access response transmitted by the network device is detected by the terminal device before ending of the random access response window.

US Pat. No. 11,039,470

MESSAGE DECODING METHOD, TRANSMITTING END DEVICE AND RECEIVING END DEVICE

CHINA ACADEMY OF TELECOMM...

1. A message decoding method, comprising:receiving, by a receiving end device, a second message associated with a first message from a transmitting end device;
determining, by the receiving end device, a target receiver parameter for decoding the first message in accordance with the second message; and
decoding, by the receiving end device, the first message from the transmitting end device in accordance with the target receiver parameter,
wherein the target receiver parameter comprises at least one of such parameters as reception beam, equalizer and receiver filter.

US Pat. No. 11,039,469

DIFFERENT METHODS FOR PRACH AND PUSCH SEPARATION IN NR

QUALCOMM Incorporated, S...

1. A method of wireless communication of a user equipment (UE), comprising:determining, based on a random access channel (RACH) subcarrier spacing and a data tone subcarrier spacing, a number of RACH tones allocated for a transmission of a RACH preamble sequence, wherein the RACH subcarrier spacing is one of a plurality of RACH subcarrier spacings and the data tone subcarrier spacing is one of a plurality of data tone subcarrier spacings, and the number of RACH tones allocated for a transmission of a RACH preamble sequence correspond to a ratio between the RACH subcarrier spacing and the data tone subcarrier spacing; and
transmitting the RACH preamble sequence in RACH resources within the determined number of RACH tones.

US Pat. No. 11,039,468

EFFICIENT SIGNALING OVER ACCESS CHANNEL

QUALCOMM Incorporated, S...

1. A method of wireless communication by an access terminal, the method comprising:receiving system information comprising an indication of a threshold associated with data transmission;
selecting an access sequence group from a plurality of access sequence groups based at least in part on comparing a metric of a data transmission to the indicated threshold;
selecting an access sequence from a plurality of access sequences in the selected access sequence group;
transmitting the selected access sequence;
receiving, based at least in part on transmitting the selected access sequence, an access grant message defining one or more resource assignments to be used by one or more access terminals, wherein the access grant message is sent to the one or more access terminals;
determining a resource assignment allocated to the access terminal from the one or more resource assignments for the one or more access terminals; and
sending data according to the resource assignment allocated to the access terminal in the access grant message.

US Pat. No. 11,039,467

GRANTING RESOURCES TO A WIRELESS DEVICE

TELEFONAKTIEBOLAGET LM ER...

1. A method for granting resources to a wireless device, the method comprising a network node:obtaining an indication for granting the resources to the wireless device;
transmitting, to the wireless device, a grant for the resources in a transmission time interval (sTTI) frequency band;
wherein the grant comprises an index; and
wherein the index identifies a position of the resources within the sTTI frequency band.

US Pat. No. 11,039,466

USER EQUIPMENT (UE), EVOLVED NODE-B (ENB) AND METHODS FOR MULTIPLEXING NEW RADIO (NR) PHYSICAL UPLINK SHARED CHANNEL (NR PUSCH) AND NR PHYSICAL UPLINK CONTROL CHANNEL (NR PUCCH)

Apple Inc., Cupertino, C...

1. An apparatus comprising:one or more processors, configured to cause a user equipment (UE) to:
decode downlink control information (DCI) that indicates an allocation for a new radio (NR) physical uplink shared channel (NR PUSCH) transmission, by the UE, in a channel of multiple frequency resources in a slot that comprises:
a data region of one or more symbol periods, and
a reference signal region of one or more symbol periods reserved for NR reference signal transmissions, wherein the DCI is configurable to indicate whether the allocation includes one or more of the multiple frequency resources in the reference signal region, and wherein one or more bits in the DCI provide this indication;
store at least a portion of the DCI; and
determine the allocation based on the DCI, wherein the allocation includes one or more of the multiple frequency resources in one or more of the symbol periods of the data region, wherein the allocation is configurable to include one or more of the multiple frequency resources in one or more of the symbol periods of the reference signal region.

US Pat. No. 11,039,465

UPLINK CONTROL INFORMATION PIGGYBACKING IN WIRELESS SYSTEMS

QUALCOMM Incorporated, S...

1. A method for wireless communication, comprising:receiving, from a base station, a downlink control message that comprises a grant for communication with the base station and an indication of which component carrier to use for transmission of uplink control information (UCI) on a shared channel, wherein the downlink control message comprises scheduling information for an uplink shared channel transmission on a first component carrier, and wherein the indication indicates a second component carrier different from the first component carrier;
determining a set of uplink channel resources on the first or second component carrier for transmission of the UCI based at least in part on the indication received in the downlink control message and a channel configuration of the UE; and
transmitting, to the base station, an uplink message that comprises the UCI via the determined component carrier based at least in part on the determined set of uplink channel resources.

US Pat. No. 11,039,464

SIMULTANEOUS HARQ-ACK FEEDBACK AND UPLINK TRANSMISSION WITHOUT DYNAMIC GRANT

Apple Inc., Cupertino, C...

1. An apparatus of a user equipment (UE), comprising:one or more baseband processors to process instructions received from a New Radio (NR) NodeB (gNB) to indicate i) a scheduling of a first uplink (UL) transmission or ii) a transmission opportunity for the first UL transmission, wherein the one or more baseband processors are further configured to process a dynamic indication to interrupt the first UL transmission and wherein a reference uplink resource (RUR) is defined and a time offset between the dynamic indication is received and the RUR accommodates an application time limited by the minimum UE processing time for PUSCH preparation supported by the UE, Tproc,2; and
radio frequency circuitry (RF) configured to transmit the first UL transmission.

US Pat. No. 11,039,463

METHOD FOR UPLINK CONTROL INFORMATION TRANSMISSION, TERMINAL DEVICE AND ACCESS NETWORK DEVICE

GUANGDONG OPPO MOBILE TEL...

6. A terminal device, a first type of physical resources in a target time unit being configured for transmission of a first scheduling request (SR), the first type of physical resources comprising multiple first physical resources, and the multiple first physical resources having a correspondence with multiple uplink logical channels, the terminal device comprising a processor connected with a memory, whereinthe processor is configured to, when uplink information needs to be sent in the target time unit, simultaneously send the uplink information and a second SR to an access network device on a second type of physical resources in the target time unit;
wherein the second type of physical resources is used for transmission of the uplink information, the first SR is used for indicating at least one uplink logical channel carrying data to be sent in the multiple uplink logical channels, the second SR is used for indicating there is uplink data in the terminal device to be sent, the second SR is not used for indicating at least one uplink logical channel carrying data to be sent in the multiple uplink logical channels, and parameters of at least two of the multiple uplink logical channels are different, and wherein
the target time unit is a slot and is not a subframe, and the uplink information comprises feedback response information Acknowledgement (ACK)/Non-Acknowledgement (NACK).

US Pat. No. 11,039,462

TERMINAL APPARATUS, BASE STATION APPARATUS, COMMUNICATION METHOD, AND INTEGRATED CIRCUIT

SHARP KABUSHIKI KAISHA, ...

1. A terminal apparatus comprising:reception circuitry configured to and/or programmed to receive a PDCCH (Physical Downlink Control Channel) with an uplink grant which is used for scheduling of an initial transmission of a PUSCH (Physical Uplink Shared Channel);
transmission circuitry configured to and/or programmed to:
perform transmission of the PUSCH; and
drop remaining of the transmission of the PUSCH, if a termination command is detected; and
medium access control layer processing circuitry configured to and/or programmed to start an UL HARQ RTT (Uplink Hybrid Automatic Repeat Request Round Trip Time) timer for a HARQ process based on a condition that the PDCCH indicates an uplink transmission and the termination command has not been received.

US Pat. No. 11,039,461

METHOD AND DEVICE OF RESOURCE ALLOCATIONS FOR SCHEDULING ASSIGNMENTS IN DEVICE TO DEVICE COMMUNICATIONS

Telefonaktiebolaget LM Er...

1. A method for a user equipment (UE) in device to device (D2D) communications, comprising:obtaining parameters indicating available resources for scheduling assignments (SAs), wherein:
the available resources are arranged into a plurality of distinct resources and a plurality of SA resource patterns;
each of the distinct resources can be allocated for one or more SAs related to a single UE;
each SA resource pattern is related to one or more of the distinct resources; and
transmitting and/or receiving SAs using particular distinct resources autonomously selected from the available resources according to a particular SA resource pattern and a parameter specific to a cell serving the UE.

US Pat. No. 11,039,460

METHOD FOR TRANSMITTING/RECEIVING DATA IN WIRELESS COMMUNICATION SYSTEM SUPPORTING NARROW BAND INTERNET-OF-THINGS AND DEVICE THEREFOR

LG Electronics Inc., Seo...

1. A method for transmitting/receiving data by a user equipment (UE) in a wireless communication system supporting NarrowBand-Internet of Things (NB-IoT), the method comprising:receiving a system information block including carrier configuration information representing a carrier through which a first Narrowband Physical Downlink Control Channel (NPDCCH) and a first Narrowband Physical Downlink Shared Channel (NPDSCH) are transmitted;
monitoring a first search space configured for the first NPDCCH, wherein the first NPDCCH includes first control information for scheduling the first NPDSCH carrying a Single Cell-Multicast Control Channel (SC-MCCH);
receiving the first NPDSCH based on the first control information;
monitoring a second search space configured for a second NPDCCH by using a group identifier acquired through the SC-MCCH, wherein the second NPDCCH includes second control information for scheduling a second NPDSCH carrying a Single Cell-Multicast Traffic Channel (SC-MTCH); and
receiving the second NPDSCH based on the second control information,
wherein the second NPDCCH and the second NPDSCH related to the SC-MTCH are transmitted on one carrier, and
wherein carrier configuration information representing the one carrier for the SC-MTCH is carried through the SC-MCCH.

US Pat. No. 11,039,459

DATA TRANSMISSION METHOD AND APPARATUS, AND ELECTRONIC DEVICE

ZTE Corporation, Shenzhe...

1. A data transmission method, comprising:transmitting, by a transmitting end, data over an allocated resource,
wherein the allocated resource comprises one of:
a first type of resource and a second type of resource; or
the second type of resource,
wherein a starting time of the second type of resource is later than a starting time of the first type of resource, or an ending time of the second type of resource is earlier than an ending time of the first type of resource, and the data transmitted over the first type of resource and the data transmitted over the second type of resource are aligned on a time-domain symbol,
wherein when the allocated resource comprises the first type of resource and the second type of resource, the data is a first type of data; and when the allocated resource is the second type of resource, the data is a second type of data;
wherein the first type of data and the second type of data have different key performance indicator (KPI) requirements;
wherein the method further comprises:
transmitting, by the transmitting end, a first redundancy version of the first type of data over the allocated first type of resource; and
transmitting, by the transmitting end, a second redundancy version of the first type of data over the allocated second type of resource,
wherein the first redundancy version is different from the second redundancy version,
wherein a version number of the first redundancy version is equal to 0 when the first type of data is transmitted for a first time.

US Pat. No. 11,039,458

METHODS AND APPARATUSES FOR TRANSMISSION SCHEDULING ON MULTIPLE FREQUENCIES

QUALCOMM Incorporated, S...

1. A method of wireless communication by a user equipment (UE), comprising:determining a number of users on each of one or more subchannels based in part on one or more of: a received demodulation reference signal, a received power during a predetermined time period, and a number of packets successfully decoded;
determining by the UE a multi-frequency transmission schedule based at least in part on the determined number of users on the subchannel, wherein determining the multi-frequency transmission schedule comprises assigning the one or more subchannels of multiple transmission frequencies of different wireless technologies to the UE in such a way that results in a reduced number of fragmentations of a transport block of data for communications with at least one other UE in a distributed vehicle-to-everything (V2X) environment;
transmitting by the UE the multi-frequency transmission schedule directly to the at least one other UE; and
transmitting by the UE the transport block of data based on the multi-frequency transmission schedule.

US Pat. No. 11,039,457

TRAFFIC COEXISTENCE FOR COLLOCATED TRANSCEIVERS INCLUDING BLUETOOTH TRANSCEIVERS

Cypress Semiconductor Cor...

1. A method comprising:receiving a QuietIE request from a wireless device communicatively coupled to a first transceiver;
generating, using a processing device, a QuietIE schedule for the first transceiver and the wireless device based on a transmission parameter identifying one or more transmission times designated by a transmission protocol of a second transceiver, wherein the second transceiver is collocated with the first transceiver and shares at least part of a transmission medium with the first transceiver, and wherein the QuietIE schedule identifies a plurality of quiet periods and a plurality of available periods to the wireless device; and
transmitting the QuietIE schedule to the wireless device.

US Pat. No. 11,039,456

CONTROL CHANNEL RESOURCE ALLOCATION

T-MOBILE INNOVATIONS LLC,...

1. A method for scheduling resources in a control channel of a radio frame, the method comprising:determining an increase in a number of wireless devices that are located near an edge of a coverage area of an access node, wherein determining the increase in the number of wireless devices further comprises receiving one or more power headroom reports from said plurality of wireless devices attached to the access node, and identifying the wireless devices that are located near the edge of the coverage area of the access node based on the one or more power headroom reports;
based on the increase in the number of wireless devices, increasing an aggregation level of one or more control channel elements (CCEs) assigned to the wireless devices;
increasing a power level of the one or more CCEs with the increased aggregation level; and
repeating the determining and increasing operations every expiration of a time interval,
wherein the time interval is based on a transmission time interval of the radio frame, and
wherein the CCEs are utilized to broadcast control information within the control channel to a plurality of wireless devices attached to the access node.

US Pat. No. 11,039,455

WIRELESS COMMUNICATION DEVICE AND METHOD OF WIRELESS COMMUNICATION FOR IMPROVING THE UTILIZATION EFFICIENCY OF RADIO RESOURCES

SONY CORPORATION, Tokyo ...

1. A first wireless communication device, comprising:circuitry configured to:
wirelessly communicate with a second wireless communication device based on an Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) 802.11 standard;
control schedule information to be included in a header portion of physical layer protocol data unit (PPDU) defined in the IEEE 802.11 standard, wherein the schedule information is associated with orthogonal frequency-division multiple access (OFDMA); and
control transmission of the PPDU to the second wireless communication device, wherein
the header portion comprises a first field, a second field, and a third field,
the first field comprises flag information that identifies the second field and the third field,
the second field comprises length information that indicates a length of the third field,
the third field comprises a common field and a plurality of user specific fields,
the third field indicates a plurality of resources to be used by each user in the plurality of user specific fields by a combination of the common field and a user specific field of the plurality of user specific fields,
the common field comprises resource information related to a resource allocation pattern in frequency domain,
the resource information is represented by a first number of bits,
the first number of bits is set based on frequency bandwidth for the transmission of the PPDU,
the first number of bits is different between a first case in which the frequency bandwidth corresponds to 40 MHz, a second case in which the frequency bandwidth corresponds to 80 MHz, and a third case in which the frequency bandwidth corresponds to 80+80 MHz,
each user specific field of the plurality of user specific fields comprises a terminal identifier (ID) and Modulation and Coding Scheme (MCS) information, the terminal ID being represented by a second number of bits, the MCS information is represented by a third number of bits,
the second number of bits is larger than the third number of bits, and
the third number of bits corresponds to 4.

US Pat. No. 11,039,454

USER TERMINAL AND RADIO COMMUNICATION METHOD

NTT DOCOMO, INC., Tokyo ...

1. A terminal comprising:a receiver that receives, for each cell to measure, a plurality of Channel State Information Reference Signal (CSI-RS) resource indices corresponding respectively to a plurality of CSI-RS resources and configuration information that is common to the plurality of CSI-RS resources; and
a processor that performs Radio Resource Management (RRM) measurement by using the configuration information and at least one of the plurality of CSI-RS resources,
wherein the receiver receives information indicative of synchronization signal block indices that are associated with the plurality of CSI-RS resource indices, and
the processor performs the RRM measurement by using a CSI-RS resource that is associated with a synchronization block index of a detected synchronization signal block.

US Pat. No. 11,039,453

METHOD FOR INTERFERENCE MEASUREMENT IN WIRELESS COMMUNICATION SYSTEM AND APPARATUS FOR SAME

LG Electronics Inc., Seo...

7. A user equipment (UE) configured to perform interference measurement in a wireless communication system, the UE comprising:a transmitter,
a receiver; and
at least one processor configured to control the transmitter and the receiver,
wherein the at least one processor is further configured to:
control the receiver to receive, from a base station (BS), information on semi-persistent measurement configuration for channel state information-interference measurement (CSI-IM) resource,
control the receiver to receive, from the BS, Medium Access Control (MAC) signaling for a command on activation of semi-persistent CSI-IM resource for the interference measurement, and
perform the interference measurement based on the semi-persistent measurement configuration and the command,
wherein the semi-persistent measurement configuration includes a periodicity used for the semi-persistent CSI-IM resource, and
wherein CSI-IM transmission is applied starting from a first timing point that is after an interval from a second timing point related to reception of the command.

US Pat. No. 11,039,452

LTE-U AND WIFI 5G CHANNEL SELF-INTERFERENCE ADDRESSING METHOD AND SYSTEM

JRD Communication (Shenzh...

1. A non-transitory storage medium, in which program data is stored in the storage medium, wherein the program data is executable to perform following operations:receiving a status change message of a Long Term Evolution-unlicensed (LTE-U) by a radio resource control layer of an LTE protocol stack, and reporting the same to a mobile terminal application layer by a registration module of an non-access layer;
configuring corresponding system parameters according to the status change message of the LTE-U, and configuring a WIFI available channel list by using the system parameters to control on and off of 5 GHz channel;
wherein system parameters are global variables;
wherein the status change message includes: a cell status, a cell identification number, a cell frequency point and a cell data bandwidth of the LTE-U as a secondary cell; wherein the cell status includes an activated state and a deactivated state;
the system parameters include: a first system parameter for initiating a Wireless Fidelity (WIFI) hotspot channel check and a second system parameter for initiating a WIFI peer-to-peer (P2P) channel check.

US Pat. No. 11,039,451

RESOURCE POOL DETERMINING METHOD AND RELATED DEVICE

China Academy of Telecomm...

1. A method for determining a resource pool, comprising:receiving, by a Next-generation Radio Access Technology-Vehicle to Everything (NR-V2X) terminal, assistance information transmitted by a Long Term Evolution-Vehicle to Everything (LTE-V2X) terminal;
determining, by the NR-V2X terminal, a first resource pool based upon the assistance information, wherein the first resource pool is a transmission resource pool for direct communication by the NR-V2X terminal with the LTE-V2X terminal; and
communicating, by the NR-V2X terminal, directly with the LTE-V2X terminal in a communication range of the NR-V2X terminal using the first resource pool;
wherein the assistance information transmitted by the LTE-V2X terminal to the NR-V2X terminal comprises any one or combination of:
a part of a parameter configuration for LTE network communication by the LTE-V2X terminal, wherein the part of the parameter configuration comprises at least configuration parameters of a cell where the LTE-V2X terminal resides and a Time Division Duplexing (TDD) sub-frame configuration pattern for the LTE-V2X terminal, wherein the configuration parameters of the cell comprise a cell frequency and a system bandwidth;
parameter configurations for direct communication by the LTE-V2X terminal; or
parameter configurations for direct communication by the NR-V2X terminal with the LTE-V2X terminal.

US Pat. No. 11,039,450

ELECTRONIC DEVICE AND METHOD FOR THE ELECTRONIC DEVICE

SONY CORPORATION, Tokyo ...

1. An electronic apparatus, comprising:processing circuitry, configured to:
determine secondary systems in a particular area; and
cluster, based on relative interferences among the secondary systems and quality of service requirements of the secondary systems,
wherein the processing circuitry is configured to perform the clustering based on a degree of relative interferences among the secondary systems relative to the quality of service requirements thereof,
wherein the processing circuitry is configured to perform clustering as follows:
selecting a secondary system with the highest quality of service requirement as a first member of a cluster; and
selecting a secondary system which has the lowest relative interferences with existing members in the cluster as a new member to be added in the cluster under a condition of satisfying the quality of service requirement of each member in the cluster after the adding.

US Pat. No. 11,039,449

DOWNLINK INTERFERENCE CANCELLATION METHODS

QUALCOMM Incorporated, S...

1. A method for mitigating interference in a wireless communication system, by a user equipment (UE), comprising:receiving an interfering wireless transmission from an interfering base station;
accessing a constrained set of available parameters used by the interfering base station to generate the interfering wireless transmission, wherein the constrained set of available parameters includes a reduced first set of UE identities as compared to a second set of UE identities used by a serving base station to generate downlink transmissions;
decoding the interfering wireless transmission using the reduced first set of UE identities; and
mitigating the interfering wireless transmission based on the decoding.

US Pat. No. 11,039,448

RESOURCE SCHEDULING METHOD AND APPARATUS

Huawei Technologies Co., ...

1. A method, wherein the method comprises:sending, by a terminal device, a scheduling request and a buffer status report to an access network device, and reporting a resource configuration parameter requirement to the access network device;
obtaining, by the terminal device, a first resource configuration parameter and a second resource configuration parameter from the access network device, wherein the first resource configuration parameter corresponds to a first medium access control protocol data unit (MAC PDU) and the second resource configuration parameter corresponds to a second MAC PDU;
aggregating, by the terminal device, data on a first plurality of logical channels (LCHs) to constitute the first MAC PDU and sending the first MAC PDU to the access network device; and
aggregating, by the terminal device, data on a second plurality of LCHs to constitute the second MAC PDU and sending the second MAC PDU to the access network device.

US Pat. No. 11,039,447

METHOD FOR TRANSMITTING AND RECEIVING SIGNAL IN WIRELESS COMMUNICATION SYSTEM AND APPARATUS THEREFOR

LG Electronics Inc., Seo...

1. A method of receiving a downlink signal by a user equipment, the method comprising:receiving first time offset information and second time offset information from a base station, each of the first time offset information and the second time offset information indicating a time offset between a receiving time of a specific signal and a receiving time of a specific channel related to the specific signal, the first time offset information being configured to have a shorter length than the second time offset information; and
monitoring the specific signal at a time position determined based on one offset information of the first time offset information and the second time offset information,
wherein the one offset information is determined based on a capability of the user equipment.

US Pat. No. 11,039,446

SUPPORTING 320 MHZ OPERATING BW

QUALCOMM Incorporated, S...

1. An apparatus for wireless communication at a station, comprising: a processor, memory coupled with the processor; and instructions stored in the memory and executable by the processor to cause the apparatus to:identify an operating mode for an operating bandwidth of the station;
determine, based at least in part on the identified operating mode, a first value for a first parameter of a first bandwidth query report (BQR) element and a second value for a second parameter of a second BQR element, wherein the first parameter indicates a first bandwidth of at least 160 MHz and the second parameter indicates a second bandwidth of at least 160 MHz, wherein the first bandwidth and the second bandwidth comprise different sub-channels of the operating bandwidth; and
transmit a BQR comprising the first BQR element including an indication of the determined first value for the first parameter and the second BQR element including an indication of the determined second value for the second parameter.

US Pat. No. 11,039,445

INFORMATION SENDING METHOD, INFORMATION RECEIVING METHOD, APPARATUS AND SYSTEM

GUANGDONG OPPO MOBILE TEL...

1. A method for transmitting capability information in a wireless communication network, comprising:generating, by a terminal, terminal capability information, the terminal capability information being used for indicating a parallel processing capability of the terminal for signals sent and/or received by at least two subcarriers with different subcarrier spacings, and/or used for indicating a data buffer capability of the terminal; and
sending, by the terminal, the terminal capability information to a network device;
wherein the terminal capability information comprises at least one of the following:
uplink subcarrier spacing and uplink bandwidth supported by the terminal for sending signals in parallel, at least two of the uplink subcarrier spacing being different; and,
downlink subcarrier spacing and downlink bandwidth supported by the terminal for receiving signals in parallel, at least two of the downlink subcarrier spacing being different;
wherein before generating, by the terminal, the terminal capability information, the method further comprises:
receiving, by the terminal, first uplink subcarrier spacing and first uplink bandwidth and/or first downlink subcarrier spacing and first downlink bandwidth supported by a camped cell sent by the network device;
wherein generating, by the terminal, the terminal capability information comprises:
generating, by the terminal, the terminal capability information, the terminal capability information comprising: second uplink subcarrier spacing and second uplink bandwidth, and/or second downlink subcarrier spacing and second downlink bandwidth;
wherein the camped cell is a cell in which the terminal camps currently, the second uplink subcarrier spacing and the second uplink bandwidth are a subset of the first uplink subcarrier spacing and the first uplink bandwidth, and the second downlink subcarrier spacing and the second downlink bandwidth are a subset of the first downlink subcarrier spacing and first downlink bandwidth.

US Pat. No. 11,039,444

ANNOUNCEMENT FOR APPLICATION AWARE SCHEDULING

Telefonaktiebolaget LM Er...

1. A method by a user equipment, UE, for a wireless communication network, the method comprising:receiving, from a network node, an Radio Resource Control, RRC, Connection Reconfiguration message comprising an announcement message indicating a Network Type and Software Version Number, N-TSVN, for an extended protocol;
determining that a UE Software Version Number, UE-SVN, is compatible with the N-TSVN received in the announcement message; and
transmitting, to the network node, an initial message comprising a UE type and Software Version Number, UE-TSVN, indicating a UE type and the UE-SVN, in response to the determining that the UE-SVN is compatible with the N-TSVN.

US Pat. No. 11,039,443

TRANSMISSION DEVICE, RECEPTION DEVICE, COMMUNICATION SYSTEM, AND COMMUNICATION METHOD

SHARP KABUSHIKI KAISHA, ...

1. A base station device configured to communicate with a terminal device, the base station device comprising:control information generation circuitry configured to generate control information, and
transmission circuitry configured to transmit to the terminal device a physical downlink shared channel, a reference signal for demodulation of the physical downlink shared channel, and the control information,
wherein, the control information includes at least 3-bit information, 5-bit modulation and coding scheme (MCS) information for a first codeword, 1-bit new data indicator (NDI) information for the first codeword, 2-bit redundancy version (RV) information for the first codeword, 5-bit MCS information for a second codeword, 1-bit NDI information for the second codeword, 2-bit RV information for the second codeword,
the 3-bit information indicates a number of layers used for transmission of the physical downlink shared channel.

US Pat. No. 11,039,442

APPARATUS AND METHODS FOR CARRIER AGGREGATION USING RADIO RESOURCE CONTROL SIGNALING

SHARP KABUSHIKI KAISHA, ...

4. A method performed by a base station apparatus, the method comprising:communicating with a terminal apparatus by carrier aggregation using a plurality of component carriers including a first component carrier and one or more second component carriers for the terminal apparatus;
broadcasting first system information on the first component carrier;
providing, to the terminal apparatus, second system information corresponding to a component carrier of the one or more second component carriers; and
transmitting a system information update notification in order for the terminal apparatus to determine, by monitoring the system information update notification only in the first component carrier among the plurality of component carriers, whether the first system information is updated, wherein
the second system information corresponding to the component carder of the one or more second component carriers is used in a connected state and is updated using dedicated radio resource control signaling.

US Pat. No. 11,039,441

METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR ALLOCATING WIRELESS RESOURCE IN ORDER TO PREVENT INTERFERENCE IN WIRELESS LAN

LG ELECTRONICS INC., Seo...

1. A method used in a wireless local area network (WLAN), the method comprising:receiving, by a station (STA), a physical protocol data unit (PPDU) including a signal field,
wherein a plurality of resource units (RUs) are allocated within the PPDU based on orthogonal frequency division multiple access (OFDMA),
wherein the plurality of RUs include a basic tone unit (BTU) and a small tone unit (STU) having a number of tones being less than that of the BTU,
wherein direct current (DC) tones of the PPDU are allocated between two STUs of the PPDU,
wherein the two STUs are allocated for the STA,
wherein the signal field includes allocation information related to the two STUs; and
decoding, by the STA, the two STUs based on the signal field.

US Pat. No. 11,039,440

OFDMA WITH BLOCK TONE ASSIGNMENT FOR WLAN

NXP USA, INC., Austin, T...

1. A method for transmitting to a plurality of client stations in a wireless local area network (WLAN), the method comprising:assigning, at an access point (AP) device, respective blocks of orthogonal frequency division multiplexing (OFDM) tones to the plurality of client stations for an orthogonal frequency division multiple access (OFDMA) data unit;
receiving, at the AP device, respective independent data for the plurality of client stations;
generating, at the AP device, a preamble of the OFDMA data unit to include:
respective legacy preamble portions in respective sub-channels, wherein each legacy preamble portion includes a legacy signal field that indicates a duration of the OFDMA data unit, and
a non-legacy preamble portion;
generating, at the AP device, a data portion of the OFDMA data unit to include respective independent data for respective client stations, the respective independent data included within the respective blocks of OFDM tones; and
transmitting, by the AP device, the OFDMA data unit.

US Pat. No. 11,039,439

METHOD FOR SELECTING CARRIER SET FOR DEVICE-TO-DEVICE MULTI-CARRIER AGGREGATION AND RELATED DEVICES

Yulong Computer Telecommu...

1. A method for selecting a carrier set for device-to-device (D2D) multi-carrier aggregation, comprising:receiving, by a base station, reporting information from a terminal, the reporting information comprising a plurality of carriers measured as meeting a reporting condition by the terminal; and
selecting, by the base station, according to resource status of the plurality of carriers, a carrier set for carrier aggregation used for D2D communication of the terminal.

US Pat. No. 11,039,437

COMMUNICATION APPARATUS, COMMUNICATION METHOD, AND COMMUNICATION SYSTEM

SONY CORPORATION, Tokyo ...

1. A communication device, comprising:circuitry configured to:
generate a plurality of media access control (MAC) information fields that includes trigger information, wherein
the trigger information indicates that uplink frame transmission is permitted, and
the plurality of MAC information fields is addressed to respective communication devices of a plurality of communication devices;
transmit the plurality of MAC information fields at a downlink frame time to the plurality of communication devices; and
concurrently receive, at an uplink frame time Short Inter Frame Space (SIFS) after the downlink frame time, a plurality of response frames compliant with the trigger information sent from the respective communication devices of the plurality of communication devices, wherein
the circuitry is further configured to specify a common frame length for the plurality of response frames in conjunction with the indication of the uplink frame transmission in the trigger information, and a duration based on duration information for network allocation vector,
the plurality of response frames has the common frame length, and
the plurality of response frames is within the duration.

US Pat. No. 11,039,436

METHOD AND DEVICE BY WHICH DEVICE-TO-DEVICE USER EQUIPMENT TRANSMITS DATA IN WIRELESS COMMUNICATION SYSTEM

LG ELECTRONICS INC., Seo...

1. A method for a first user equipment (UE) to communicate with a second UE in a wireless communication system, the method comprising:receiving, by the first UE from a network node, a Radio Resource Control (RRC) information element related with a resource pattern for N subframes;
receiving, by the first UE from the second UE, a scheduling assignment (SA) including an index of a bitmap, wherein the index of the bitmap is for determining M subframes used for a data transmission within the N subframes,
wherein M is an integer related with a number of transmission subframes and is equal to or less than N;
receiving, by the first UE from the second UE, the data on the M subframes based on the index of the bitmap,
wherein the information element related with the resource pattern for the N subframes is used for limiting available values for the index of the bitmap for the M subframes, and
wherein the index of the bitmap is one bitmap out of a set of pre-configured bitmaps.

US Pat. No. 11,039,435

SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR ADAPTIVE TRANSMISSION TIME INTERVAL (TTI) STRUCTURE

Huawei Technologies Co., ...

1. A method comprising:receiving, by an apparatus, a first indication in a first group control channel or a first UE-specific control channel within a first bandwidth partition of a carrier from a network device, the first indication indicating a first downlink (DL) transmission time interval (TTI) length, wherein the first bandwidth partition comprises a first uplink related (UL-related) control channel carrying a first UL grant, wherein a first periodicity of the first UL grant is configurable by the network device, and wherein the first periodicity of the first UL grant is independent from the first DL TTI length; and
receiving, by the apparatus, first DL data from the network device using the first DL TTI length.

US Pat. No. 11,039,434

USER EQUIPMENT AND METHOD FOR RESOURCE ALLOCATION AND DEVICE-TO-DEVICE DISCOVERY HOPPING

Apple Inc., Cupertino, C...

8. A User Equipment (UE) arranged for device-to-device (D2D) discovery operations in a wireless network, the UE comprising:wireless communication circuitry; and
one or more processor coupled to the wireless communication circuitry, wherein the one or more processors are configured to:
receive signaling from a base station indicating discovery resources within an operation zone, the discovery resources comprising a plurality of physical resource blocks (PRBs); and
transmit a discovery signal for receipt by one or more other UEs for D2D discovery within at least some PRBs of the discovery resources, wherein the PRBs for transmission of the discovery signal are in accordance with a hopping mode, wherein when the signaling from the base station indicates that the discovery resources comprises a discovery zone, the UE is arranged to determine the PRBs for transmission of the discovery signal within the discovery zone in accordance with the hopping mode, wherein the hopping mode comprises one of intra-subframe hopping, inter-subframe hopping or joint intra/inter-subframe hopping,
wherein the UE is configured for either Type 1 hopping or Type 2 hopping in accordance with one of the hopping modes, wherein when configured for Type 1 hopping, the UE is configured to use an explicit hopping pattern to determine the PRBs for the transmission of the discovery signal, and wherein when configured for Type 2 hopping, the UE is configured to use a subband hopping and mirroring technique to determine the PRBs for the transmission of the discovery signal,
wherein for Type 1 intra-subframe hopping:
a hopping pattern comprises one of a plurality of intra-subframe hopping patterns and is based at least in part on the bandwidth of the discovery zone, and
the discovery signal is transmitted in first and second slots of an initially selected subframe, wherein the PRBs of the first and second slots have different frequencies, the PRBs selected based on the intra-subframe hopping pattern and are selected for frequency diversity within the discovery zone bandwidth.

US Pat. No. 11,039,433

CHANNEL FORMATS WITH FLEXIBLE DURATION IN WIRELESS COMMUNICATIONS

QUALCOMM Incorporated, S...

1. A method for wireless communication, comprising:determining a channel format of an uplink control channel for transmitting uplink communications in a slot based on an indication of the channel format received from a base station, wherein the channel format is based at least in part on a payload size of the uplink communications and based at least in part on an uplink channel duration for transmitting the uplink communications, wherein the channel format is determined from multiple channel formats defined for uplink control channels, wherein the channel format defines a pattern for transmitting a reference signal in at least a first one of multiple symbols in the slot and the uplink communications in at least a second one of the multiple symbols in the slot, and wherein the channel format defines the pattern as one of a first pattern based on frequency hopping being configured or a second pattern, different from the first pattern, based on frequency hopping not being configured;
determining a starting symbol and an ending symbol of the uplink channel duration of the slot for transmitting the uplink communications;
determining, based at least in part on the starting symbol and the ending symbol and based on the channel format, one or more symbols to utilize in transmitting the uplink communications in the slot; and
transmitting, based on determining the one or more symbols, the uplink communications in the one or more symbols in the slot.

US Pat. No. 11,039,432

CONTROL CHANNEL RESOURCE TRANSMISSION METHOD, USER EQUIPMENT AND BASE STATION

Huawei Technologies Co., ...

1. A method comprising:determining, by a terminal device for a mth candidate control channel in a search space, an index of an antenna port based on an identity of the terminal device and a configuration parameter of a candidate control channel set associated with the search space,
wherein the configuration parameter comprises an aggregation level of the search space and a sequence number of the 1st control channel element of the mth candidate control channel; and
receiving, by the terminal device, the mth candidate control channel by using the antenna port identified by the index.

US Pat. No. 11,039,431

METHOD FOR TRANSMITTING AND RECEIVING CONTROL INFORMATION OF A MOBILE COMMUNICATION SYSTEM

Electronics and Telecommu...

1. A communication method comprising:receiving, by the terminal, at least a part of a first subframe, wherein the first subframe consists of resource elements arranged in frequency and time domain, the first subframe consists of a first slot and a second slot, the second slot being subsequent to the first slot, the first slot consists of a first region of resource elements and a second region of resource elements, the second slot consists of a third region of resource elements, each of the resource elements in the first region precedes each of the resource elements in the second region in time domain, the first region includes a physical downlink control channel (PDCCH), and the second and third regions include a physical downlink shared channel (PDSCH) for data transmission;
determining, by the terminal, a location of a search space for a control channel in one of the second and third resource regions; and
obtaining, by the terminal, the control channel at least based on the location of the search space,
wherein the location of the search space is determined using a slot number of the first slot or the second slot.

US Pat. No. 11,039,430

METHOD AND DEVICE FOR SETTING CONTROL AND DATA CHANNEL TRANSMISSION TIME IN WIRELESS COMMUNICATION SYSTEM

Samsung Electronics Co., ...

1. A method performed by a terminal in a wireless communication system, the method comprising:receiving, from a base station, downlink control information (DCI) including uplink scheduling information for a plurality of subframes in an unlicensed band;
identifying a start point and an end point of a duration for uplink transmission based on the uplink scheduling information; and
transmitting, to the base station, the uplink transmission from the start point to the end point,
wherein the uplink scheduling information configures a first duration of a starting subframe of the plurality of subframes and a second duration of a last subframe of the plurality of subframes, and
wherein the start point is identified from a last symbol of the starting subframe based on the first duration, and the end point is identified from a first symbol of the last subframe based on the second duration.

US Pat. No. 11,039,429

METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR DOWNLINK CONTROL INFORMATION COMMUNICATION AND INTERPRETATION

Huawei Technologies Co., ...

1. A method for wireless communication, the method comprising:receiving, by an apparatus, a downlink control information (DCI) in a physical downlink control channel (PDCCH) in an active downlink (DL) bandwidth part (BWP), the DCI for scheduling a data transmission, and the DCI comprising a frequency domain resource allocation field;
determining, by the apparatus, that the DCI is a fallback DCI for the data transmission with a non-interleaved virtual resource block (VRB)-to-physical resource block (PRB) mapping; and
receiving, by the apparatus, the data transmission in a time-frequency resource defined at least by a starting resource block (RB) and a length of contiguously allocated RBs,
the starting RB based on: a value of the frequency domain resource allocation field in the fallback DCI, a reference RB, and a number of RBs of a first control resource set (CORESET), and
the length of contiguously allocated RBs based on: the value of the frequency domain resource allocation field in the fallback DCI and the number of RBs of the first CORESET,
wherein the reference RB is a lowest-numbered PRB in a second CORESET, wherein the fallback DCI is decoded in a common search space, wherein, for the data transmission, a VRB n is mapped to a PRB n+nCORESETstart, wherein n is an integer greater than or equal to zero, wherein nCORESETstart is an index number of the lowest-numbered PRB in the second CORESET, and wherein the second CORESET is a CORESET where the fallback DCI has been decoded by the apparatus.

US Pat. No. 11,039,428

SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR SCALABLE DIGITAL COMMUNICATIONS WITH ADAPTIVE SYSTEM PARAMETERS

Huawei Technologies Co., ...

1. A method for a network device, the method comprising:transmitting, to a user equipment (UE), first information about at least one parameter indicating a first multiple access mode out of a plurality of multiple access modes, for a first contention-based uplink transmission between the network device and the UE, the at least one parameter including a number of nonzero elements in a signature or a codebook; and
transmitting, to the UE, second information about the at least one parameter indicating a second multiple access mode out of the plurality of multiple access modes, for a second contention-based uplink transmission between the network device and the UE, the second multiple access mode being a sparse code multiple access mode having a larger spreading factor than the first multiple access mode, the larger spreading factor being configured to support a larger number of contention-based users.

US Pat. No. 11,039,427

METHOD FOR DEACTIVATING CONTROL CHANNELS AND COMMUNICATION SYSTEM FOR THE COMMUNICATION OF A USER WITH GROUPS OF TARGET DEVICES

1. A method for deactivating control channels (30, 31) between individual communication platforms (14, 21) and groups (15, 20) of target devices (11, 12, 13, 17, 18, 19), said method comprising the following steps:a first control channel (30) to a first group (15) of target devices (11, 12, 13) is realized via a first individual communication platform (14),
a second control channel (31) to a second group (20) of target devices (17, 18, 19) is realized via a second individual communication platform (21),
before deactivation of the control channels (30, 31), a user (24) can control the first group (15) of target devices (11, 12, 13) via a first terminal device (25), a universal communication platform (23), and the first control channel (30), and control the second group (20) of target devices (17, 18, 19) via the first terminal device (25), the universal communication platform (23), and the second control channel (31),
the user (24) deactivates the first control channel (30) and the second control channel (31) by transmitting a single deactivation command from a terminal device (25, 32, 33) to the universal communication platform (23),
the control channels (30, 31) are only deactivated after a user-defined (24) deactivation password is transmitted correctly to the universal communication platform (23), and,
the universal communication platform (23), after receiving the correct deactivation password, sends a confirmation password to the user (24) via an emergency communication channel previously specified by the user (24) and deactivates the control channels (30, 31) only after correct transmission of the confirmation password to the universal communication platform (23).

US Pat. No. 11,039,426

VARIABLE SIZE PHYSICAL SIDELINK CONTROL CHANNEL AND AGGREGATION

QUALCOMM Incorporated, S...

1. A method of wireless communication of a user equipment (UE), comprising:determining an aggregation level of a plurality of aggregation levels associated with a physical sidelink control channel (PSCCH), each different aggregation level of the plurality of aggregation levels being associated with a different, particular number of time-frequency resources dedicated for the PSCCH and a different, particular modulation and coding scheme (MCS) used for modulating and coding sidelink control information (SCI) in the PSCCH;
receiving SCI in the time-frequency resources associated with the aggregation level; and
decoding the SCI received in the time-frequency resources of the PSCCH associated with the determined aggregation level, the decoding being based on the particular MCS associated with the determined aggregation level.

US Pat. No. 11,039,425

POLAR CODES WITH A CROSS-REFERENCEABLE NESTED STRUCTURE FOR HIERARCHICAL SIGNALING

QUALCOMM Incorporated, S...

1. A method for wireless communication, comprising:monitoring a common portion, a dedicated portion, and a group portion of a control channel, the common portion assigned to a first set of control channel resources, the dedicated portion assigned to a second set of control channel resources, and the group portion assigned to a third set of control channel resources within the control channel;
concatenating, based at least in part on the monitoring, information fields of one or more symbols received via the first, second, and third sets of control channel resources to form a polar-encoded codeword; and
decoding the polar-encoded codeword to obtain common information from the common portion, dedicated information from the dedicated portion, and group information from the group portion.

US Pat. No. 11,039,424

NETWORK NODE, USER DEVICE AND METHODS THEREOF

Huawei Technologies Co., ...

1. A network node, comprising:a processor, configured to determine, for each of a plurality of user devices, a corresponding check element position of a corresponding check element in a single control information message addressed to the respective user device, wherein the determined corresponding check element positions are bitmaps or bit offset positions with respect to a common bit reference position; and
a transmitter, configured to transmit a first control signal (CS1) to each of the plurality of user devices in a same time-frequency radio resource, each first control signal (CS1) indicating the determined corresponding check element position;
wherein the processor is further configured to compose the single control information message (M) addressed to at least two user devices of the plurality of user devices, wherein the single control information message (M) comprises, for each of the at least two user devices, the corresponding check element which is generated based on control information (d) and an identity (iz) of the respective user device, and wherein each generated corresponding check element is appended to the control information (d) in dependence on its corresponding determined corresponding check element position in the single control information message (M), and wherein the at least two user devices comprise user devices selected for multiuser superposed transmission or reception of a data channel in a common set or in an overlapping set of time and frequency resources; and
wherein the transmitter is further configured to transmit the single control information message (M) to the at least two user devices.

US Pat. No. 11,039,423

METHOD FOR DETERMINING RESOURCE AREA TO BE ALLOCATED TO BANDWIDTH PART IN WIRELESS COMMUNICATION SYSTEM, AND APPARATUS THEREFOR

LG Electronics Inc., Seo...

1. A method for determining, by a terminal, a resource area to be allocated to a bandwidth part (BWP) in a wireless communication system, the method comprising:receiving, from a network, a first resource allocation field associated with a resource allocation group (RBG) size for a first BWP and a second resource allocation field associated with an RBG size for a second BWP, on the first BWP; and
when the size of the first resource allocation field is greater than the size of the second resource allocation field, determining a resource area to be allocated to the second BWP, based on a value of the first resource allocation field, which corresponds to the size of the second BWP, starting from a predefined point.

US Pat. No. 11,039,422

LOAD MANAGER PERFORMANCE MANAGEMENT FOR 5G OR OTHER NEXT GENERATION NETWORK

1. A method, comprising:promoting, by network equipment comprising a processor, a first user equipment, of user equipment, from being a non-management user equipment to being a management user equipment;
in response to promoting the first user equipment, assigning, by the network equipment to the first user equipment, a resource pool associated with a resource to be allocated to a second user equipment of the user equipment;
based on a condition having been satisfied, receiving, by the network equipment from the second user equipment, indication data indicative of the condition being satisfied, wherein the condition having been satisfied comprises exceeding a threshold value representative of a number of the user equipment failing to have received the resource, of the resource pool, from the first user equipment; and
in response to receiving the indication data, demoting, by the network equipment, the first user equipment from being the management user equipment to being the non-management user equipment.

US Pat. No. 11,039,421

METHOD AND APPARATUS OF FLEXIBLE DATA TRANSMISSIONS AND RECEPTIONS IN NEXT GENERATION CELLULAR NETWORKS

Samsung Electronics Co., ...

1. A method performed by a terminal in a wireless communication system, the method comprising:receiving, from a base station, a master information block (MIB) on a carrier frequency in a frequency range (FR), the MIB including information associated with a subcarrier spacing for a physical downlink control channel (PDCCH);
based on the FR, identifying one of a first subcarrier spacing set and a second subcarrier spacing set, wherein each of the first subcarrier spacing set and the second subcarrier spacing set includes a lower subcarrier spacing and a higher subcarrier spacing;
based on the information included in the MIB, identifying one subcarrier spacing among the lower subcarrier spacing and the higher subcarrier spacing of the first subcarrier spacing set or the second subcarrier spacing set; and
receiving, from the base station, the PDCCH based on the identified subcarrier spacing.

US Pat. No. 11,039,420

TECHNIQUES FOR SELECTING RSMA SPREADING CODE FOR PERIODIC TRAFFIC IN INTERNET-OF-EVERYTHING DEVICES

QUALCOMM Incorporated, S...

1. A method for wireless communications, comprising:establishing, at an internet-of-everything (IoE) device, initial access with a base station during a first time period based on selection of a first resource spread multiple access (RSMA) spreading code from a first access pool, wherein the first access pool includes a first set of RSMA spreading codes;
transmitting a notification to the base station during the initial access that includes information associated with uplink traffic periodicity and access duration of the IoE device;
receiving, from the base station, an assignment of a second RSMA spreading code from a second access pool in response to the notification, wherein the second access pool includes a second set of RSMA spreading codes; and
selecting the second RSMA spreading code for periodic uplink communication with the base station during a second time period, wherein the second time period is associated with the uplink traffic periodicity of the IoE device.

US Pat. No. 11,039,419

PAGING OPTIMIZATION FOR VENB

Parallel Wireless, Inc., ...

1. A method, comprising:creating, at a coordinating server, a user page cache table, the user page cache table associates a user equipment (UE) identifier with a last known location of the UE and a virtual base station instance; wherein the virtual base station instance manages a plurality of base stations of the radio access technology presented by the virtual base station instance;
creating, at the coordinating server, a neighbor relation table, the neighbor relation table associates each cell to neighbor cells;
receiving, at the coordinating server from a core network, a paging message for a user equipment (UE), the paging message comprising a tracking area identity (TAI), the UE identifier, and the virtual base station instance;
querying, at the coordinating server, in the user page cache table based on the UE identifier received in the paging message to identify the virtual base station instance and the last known location; and
forwarding, from the coordinating server to the last known location of the UE, the paging message based on the queried last known location for the UE identifier received in the paging message,
thereby making efficient use of radio resources and computing resources to page the UE; wherein the virtual base station virtualizes a plurality of different base stations to a core network using a single identifier.

US Pat. No. 11,039,418

METHOD FOR PROCESSING SYSTEM MESSAGE, NETWORK DEVICE, AND USER TERMINAL

Huawei Technologies Co., ...

1. A method for processing a system message, comprising:obtaining, by a user terminal, a first system information block;
when identification information of a cell cluster does not appear in the first system information block, determining, by the user terminal, that a system information of the cell cluster has changed;
when the identification information of the cell cluster appears in the first system information block:
obtaining, by the user terminal, from the first system information block, identification information of the cell cluster, wherein the cell cluster is a set of cells having a same attribute;
determining, by the user terminal, a value of the identification information;
determining, by the user terminal, that the value of the identification information is different from a value of previously obtained identification information of another cell cluster;
based on the determining that the value of the identification information is different from a value of previously obtained identification information, reading, by the user terminal, a second system information block, the second system information block is a system information block of the cell cluster; and
updating system information on the user terminal based on the second system information block.

US Pat. No. 11,039,417

ENHANCED PAGING SCHEMES AND CONNECTED-STATE DRX

Apple Inc., Cupertino, C...

1. A user equipment device (UE), comprising:at least one radio, wherein the at least one radio is configured to perform orthogonal frequency-division multiplexing (OFDM) cellular communication using at least one radio access technology (RAT); and
a processor coupled to the at least one radio, and configured to:
determine that the UE is link budget limited based on signal strength;
in response to determining that the UE is link budget limited:
inform a network via a base station that the UE is link budget limited;
determine a UE identifier based on a subscriber identity of the UE;
determine a paging frame based on the UE identifier; and
determine a paging occasion using a first value for a numerical parameter Ns used by UEs that are link budget limited, wherein Ns defines a number of available paging occasion identifier values;
wherein the first value for the numerical parameter Ns is determined independently of a second value for the numerical parameter Ns, wherein the second value for the numerical parameter Ns is usable for computing a paging occasion for a non-link budget limited UE in a cell based on system information broadcast by the base station; and
in a discontinuous reception mode of operation:
wake from sleep at a particular subframe of a particular downlink frame transmitted by the base station, wherein the particular downlink frame and particular subframe within a frame are identified respectively by the paging frame and the paging occasion;
determine if the particular subframe of the particular downlink frame transmitted by the base station includes a control channel comprising paging control information; and
in response to determining that the particular subframe includes the control channel comprising paging control information:
determine the location of the paging payload data in a paging data channel based on the paging control information;
receive repetitions of paging payload data in a plurality of transmission time intervals; and
in response to a determination that the paging payload data contains information identifying the UE device, perform a random access procedure to connect to the network through the base station.

US Pat. No. 11,039,415

DOWNLINK DATA TRANSMISSION METHOD, APPARATUS, AND DEVICE

BEIJING XIAOMI MOBILE SOF...

1. A method for downlink data transmission, comprising:sending, from a base station, a paging message in a wireless notification area, the paging message carrying downlink data need to be sent to user equipment (UE) and an identifier of the UE without establishing a connection between the base station and UE, wherein the downlink data are identified with the identifier of the UE; and
receiving a receipt confirmation message returned by the UE, the receipt confirmation message being indicative of the UE successfully receiving the downlink data.

US Pat. No. 11,039,414

FINGERPRINT DATA PRE-PROCESS METHOD FOR IMPROVING LOCALIZATION MODEL

International Business Ma...

1. A computer-implemented method comprising:acquiring a first plurality of pieces of observation data, each piece of observation data including a position of a mobile object and a received signal strength of a wireless signal, wherein the position is supplied by the mobile object and the received signal strength of the wireless signal is observed by the mobile object;
obtaining a time window set based on a delay amount of a change of the received signal strength that accompanies a movement of the mobile object, including setting a time span based on the received signal strength included in each of a second plurality of pieces of observation data;
correcting, for each observation timing of the received signal strength, each respective position of the mobile object included in each piece of observation data of the first plurality of pieces of observation data using at least one position of the mobile object within the time window;
calculating a prediction value of the received signal strength of the wireless signal for each of a second plurality of pieces of observation data, using a distance between a transmission apparatus and the position of the mobile object included in each of the second plurality of pieces of observation data acquired during the process of setting the time window;
correcting the prediction value to obtain a corrected prediction value using the prediction value within the time window; and
setting the time span as a time span for which a residual between the corrected prediction value and the received signal strength of the wireless signal included in each of the second plurality of pieces of observation data is at a minimum.

US Pat. No. 11,039,413

METHODS, APPARATUS AND SYSTEMS FOR SUPPORTING MOBILE INITIATED CONNECTION ONLY (MICO) WIRELESS TRANSMIT/RECEIVE UNITS (WTRUS)

IDAC HOLDINGS, INC., Wil...

1. A method implemented by a Wireless Transmit/Receive Unit (WTRU), comprising:performing a first registration with a network entity (NE), the WTRU indicating a preference for the WTRU to operate in a Mobile Initiated Communication Only (MICO) mode;
determining that a Service Request (SR) is to be sent;
on condition that the WTRU is operating in the MICO mode and is not registered in an “all PLMN” registration area, determining whether the WTRU is outside of a registration area associated with the first registration; and
on condition that the WTRU is determined to be outside of the registration area, performing a second registration or a registration update prior to sending of the SR.

US Pat. No. 11,039,412

SIMPLE AND ASSISTED MECHANISM FOR REGISTERING AN INTERNET-OF-THINGS (IOT) DEVICE

Transform SR Brands LLC, ...

1. A method of automatically associating an Internet addressable endpoint device of an end-user with an account of the end-user at a remote system supporting a plurality of Internet addressable endpoint devices each associated with a respective end-user, each end-user having a respective wireless personal communication device, the method comprising:setting the Internet addressable endpoint device in a first mode of operation, the first mode of operation comprising:
transmitting a radio frequency signal representative of a wireless access point of a wireless network, the signal configured for communication with the personal communication device of the end-user and comprising information identifying the access point as originating from the Internet addressable endpoint device, and
receiving, from a software application running on the personal communication device of the end-user, information identifying the end-user and information comprising a set of access parameters that enable the Internet addressable endpoint device to wirelessly establish communication with the remote system via an Internet gateway device at a physical location associated with the end-user; and
after receiving the information identifying the end-user and the set of access parameters, setting the Internet addressable endpoint device in a second mode of operation, the second mode of operation comprising:
stopping transmission of the radio frequency signal representative of a wireless access point of a wireless network,
wirelessly establishing communication with the remote system via the Internet gateway device using the set of access parameters received from the personal communication device of the end-user,
causing the Internet addressable endpoint device to become undiscoverable by other Internet-of-Things (IoT) applications, and
attempting to register the Internet addressable endpoint device of the end-user with the remote system via the Internet gateway device, using the information identifying the end-user and information identifying the Internet addressable endpoint device, wherein the Internet addressable endpoint device, if not yet registered, determines a pattern of availability of the end-user, and wherein the Internet addressable endpoint device is set to the first mode of operation according to the pattern of availability of the end-user.

US Pat. No. 11,039,411

SYNCHRONIZATION METHOD FOR SYNCHRONIZING CLOCKS OF A BLUETOOTH DEVICE

TAP SOUND SYSTEM, Fonten...

1. A method for synchronizing a host system of a Bluetooth device of a Bluetooth piconet with a timing reference of a master device of the Bluetooth piconet, said host system supporting a host stack of a Bluetooth protocol, and said Bluetooth device including a controller supporting a controller stack of the Bluetooth protocol, wherein the method comprises:receiving, at the controller, a piconet-synchronized signal;
providing, by the controller to the host system, a derivative of the piconet-synchronized signal;
computing, by the host system, a latency of the providing; and
synchronizing, at the host system of the Bluetooth device, a host clock with the timing reference of the master device of the Bluetooth piconet using said latency and the derivative of the piconet-synchronized signal;
wherein the derivative of the piconet-synchronized signal is provided via an interface between the host system and the controller.

US Pat. No. 11,039,410

RESOURCE ALLOCATION METHODS AND NODES WITH SELF-ADAPTING TO DIFFERENT SYNCHRONIZATIONS

TELEFONAKTIEBOLAGET LM ER...

1. A method of operating a network node providing control in a radio access network (“RAN”), the method comprising:granting a first resource for use by a user equipment (“UE”) for transmissions, the first resource being identified by a first time identifier mapped to a first synchronization reference and by a first frequency identifier, the first time identifier and the first frequency identifier being identified by a first relative resource identifier;
reserving a second resource for use by the UE for transmissions, the second resource being identified by the first time identifier mapped to a second synchronization reference and by the first frequency identifier, wherein the first synchronized reference and the second synchronization references are usable by the UE for synchronization of the transmissions;
transmitting the first relative resource identifier to the UE;
responsive to transmitting the first relative resource identifier to the UE, receiving information reported by the UE indicating that the UE is using the second synchronization reference for synchronization of the transmissions; and
responsive to receiving the information, transmitting to the UE a second relative resource identifier that identifies a second time identifier mapped to the second synchronization reference that corresponds to a location of the second resource and identifies a frequency.

US Pat. No. 11,039,409

NETWORK COORDINATION

QUALCOMM INCORPORATED, S...

1. A method performed by a secondary device, the method comprising:listening to a primary device during a receiving slot group of a primary/secondary (P/S) piconet shared between the primary device and the secondary device;
determining based on the listening during the receiving slot group whether the primary device is attempting to communicate with the secondary device;
listening to a host device on a host piconet during a transmitting slot group of the P/S piconet in response to a determination that the primary device is not attempting to communicate with the secondary device; and
transmitting to the primary device over the P/S piconet during the transmitting slot group of the P/S piconet in response to a determination that the primary device is attempting to communicate with the secondary device.

US Pat. No. 11,039,408

METHODS AND APPARATUS FOR SYNCHRONIZATION AMONG INTEGRATED CIRCUITS WITHIN A WIRELESS NETWORK

Apple Inc., Cupertino, C...

1. A method for synchronization of integrated circuits (IC) within a wireless device, comprising:generating an edge signal and transmitting the edge signal to a receiver, wherein the receiver is within the wireless device;
calculating a value associated with the edge signal; and
transmitting the value to the receiver, the value comprising a time reference instruction that is configured to modify calculation of a time reference with respect to the transmitted edge signal;
wherein the transmitting the value occurs before the generating the edge signal, and
wherein the edge signal is generated according to an atomic operation that is executed without compiler optimization.

US Pat. No. 11,039,407

POWER HEADROOM REPORT METHOD AND APPARATUS, AND COMPUTER STORAGE MEDIUM

GUANGDONG OPPO MOBILE TEL...

1. A method for reporting power headroom, comprising:calculating, by a terminal, power headroom (PH) of an uplink signal in each bandwidth part (BWP) among a plurality of BWPs according to a transmission parameter and/or a power control parameter of the uplink signal in each BWP among the plurality of BWPs, wherein the plurality of BWPs comprise at least two active uplink BWPs for the terminal; and
sending, by the terminal, the PH of the uplink signal in the at least two active uplink BWPs among the plurality of BWPs to a network device;
wherein for each BWP among the plurality of BWPs, the transmission parameter and/or the power control parameter of the uplink signal in the BWP is a transmission parameter and/or a power control parameter of the uplink signal that is sent in the BWP at a moment when the PH is calculated; and
when the terminal sends an uplink signal in a first BWP among the plurality of BWPs at the moment when the PH is calculated, said calculating, by the terminal, the PH of the uplink signal in each BWP comprises:
calculating, by the terminal, the PH of the uplink signal in the first BWP according to the transmission parameter and the power control parameter of the uplink signal in the first BWP.

US Pat. No. 11,039,406

TERMINAL APPARATUS, BASE STATION APPARATUS, COMMUNICATION METHOD AND INTEGRATED CIRCUIT

SHARP KABUSHIKI KAISHA, ...

1. A terminal apparatus that communicates with a base station apparatus, the terminal apparatus comprising:higher-layer processing circuitry that receives
first information indicating whether a subframe belongs to a first subframe set “X=0” or a second subframe set “X=1”,
second information indicating a first parameter value, the first parameter value being used for setting of transmission power for transmission of a physical uplink shared channel for the first subframe set “X=0”,
third information indicating a second parameter value, the second parameter value being used for setting of the transmission power for the transmission of the physical uplink shared channel for the second subframe set “X=1”, and
fourth information indicating whether a transmission power control (TPC) command accumulation is enabled or disabled; and
transmission power processing circuitry that computes a power headroom,
in a case that the TPC command accumulation is enabled,
using a first set of parameter values, in a case that the subframe belongs to the first subframe set “X=0”, the first set of parameter values comprising the first parameter value and a third parameter value,
using a second set of parameter values, in a case that the subframe belongs to the second subframe set “X=1”, the second set of parameter values comprising the second parameter value and a fourth parameter value, wherein
the third parameter value is given by a first formula determined based on the fourth information, the first formula is given by
fc,setX(i)=fc,setX(i?1)+?PUSCH,c,setX(i?KPUSCH), where the fc,setX(i) the third parameter value, the ?PUSCH,c,setX(i?KPUSCH) is referred to as the TPC command, X=0, and
the fourth parameter value is given by a second formula determined based on the fourth information, the second formula is given by
fc,setX(i)=fc,setX(i?1)+?PUSCH,c,setX(i?KPUSCH), where the fc,setX(i), is f the fourth parameter value, the ?PUSCH,c,setX(i?KPUSCH) is referred to as the TPC command, X=1, wherein
the transmission power processing circuitry computes a power headroom based on the TPC command accumulation being disabled,
using a third set of parameter values, in a case that the subframe belongs to the first subframe set “X=0, the third set of parameter values comprising the first parameter value and a fifth parameter value,
using a fourth set of parameter values, in a case that the subframe belongs to the second subframe set “X=1”, the fourth set of parameter values comprising the second parameter value and a sixth parameter value,
the fifth parameter value and the sixth parameter value is given by a third formula is given by
fc,setX(i)=?PUSCH,c(i?KPUSCH), where the ?PUSCH,c(i?KPUSCH) is referred to as the TPC command for X=0 and X=1.

US Pat. No. 11,039,405

POWER HEADROOM REPORT METHOD AND DEVICE

TELEFONAKTIEBOLAGET LM ER...

1. A method of operating a terminal device with respect to a wireless communication network, the method comprising:triggering a power headroom report (PHR) for a particular carrier group, according to a specific PHR configuration determined for the particular carrier group, wherein the particular carrier group is one among two or more carrier groups encompassed by a carrier aggregation associated with the terminal device, the two or more carrier groups corresponding to different carrier-frequency ranges and having different specific PHR configurations; and
transmitting, for a network node of the wireless communication network, the PHR for the particular carrier group, according to a specific PHR media access control (MAC) control element (CE) format determined for the particular carrier group, wherein the two or more carrier groups have different specific PHR MAC CE formats.

US Pat. No. 11,039,403

TRANSMISSION POWER REGULATION OF ANTENNAS

Hewlett-Packard Developme...

1. An electronic device comprising:a first antenna;
a second antenna; and
a power modulator to:
determine a simultaneous operation of the first antenna and the second antenna;
monitor a first signal parameter of the first antenna;
monitor a second signal parameter of the second antenna, wherein the first signal parameter and the second signal parameter are indicative of a signal strength, a signal power, or a combination thereof;
generate a set of combinations of transmission powers based on the first signal parameter and the second signal parameter; and
dynamically regulate a first transmission power of the first antenna and a second transmission power of the second antenna by selecting a combination of transmission powers from the set for the first transmission power and the second transmission power based on a threshold transmission value.

US Pat. No. 11,039,402

TRANSMIT POWER CONTROL

Intel Corporation, Santa...

1. A device, the device comprising processing circuitry coupled to storage, the processing circuitry configured to:identify a link measurement request frame received from a first station device;
determine, for each transmit chain of the first station device, a transmit power control (TPC) action to be performed by the first station device;
cause to send a link measurement report frame comprising a value indicative of the TPC action for each transmit chain, wherein the link measurement report frame includes a directional multi-gigabit (DMG) Link Margin element that comprises an element ID field, a length field, an activity field, an MCS field, a link margin field, an SNR field, a reference timestamp field, and a rate adaptation control field, and wherein the rate adaptation control field comprises first bits that indicate a number of chains, second bits that indicate a number of space-times streams, one or more third bits indicating physical layer protocol data unit (PPDU) information, and one or more fourth bits indicating low-density parity-check (LDPC) information; and
identify an acknowledgement received from the first station device.

US Pat. No. 11,039,401

ELECTRONIC DEVICE AND METHOD FOR ADJUSTING ELECTRICAL LENGTH OF RADIATING PORTION

Samsung Electronics Co., ...

1. An electronic device comprising:a radiating portion configured to radiate a signal at a specified frequency;
a feeding portion electrically connected with the radiating portion;
a tunable element electrically connected with one point of the radiating portion and configured to influence an electrical length of the radiating portion; and
a control circuit electrically connected with the radiating portion, the feeding portion, and the tunable element,
wherein the control circuit is configured to:
transmit a first signal at the specified frequency to the radiating portion through the feeding portion;
monitor the first signal, a second signal reflected from the radiating portion, or a first voltage standing wave ratio (VSWR) associated with the first signal and the second signal while the first signal is transmitted through the radiating portion;
determine a radiation efficiency to degrade due to a frequency shift of the radiating portion, if at least one of strength of the first signal, strength of the second signal, or the first VSWR satisfies a specified condition;
acquire first values associated with reflection of the first signal corresponding to a first time constant of the tunable element and a plurality of time constants adjacent to the first time constant of the tunable element;
control the tunable element to have a second time constant corresponding to a smallest value among the first values associated with the reflection of the first signal;
transmit a third signal to the radiating portion through the feeding portion when the tunable element is controlled to have the second time constant;
acquire second values associated with reflection of the third signal corresponding to the second time constant of the tunable element and a plurality of time constants adjacent to the second time constant of the tunable element, if at least one of strength of the third signal, strength of a fourth signal reflected from the radiating portion while the third signal is transmitted through the radiating portion, or a second VSWR associated with the third signal and the fourth signal satisfies the specified condition, and
control the tunable element to have a third time constant corresponding to a smallest value among the second values associated with the reflection of the third signal.

US Pat. No. 11,039,400

METHOD FOR PERFORMING RADAR-ASSISTED WIRELESS DATA COMMUNICATION

Sony Corporation, Tokyo ...

1. A method for performing wireless data communication between a first device and a second device, comprising:transmitting an outgoing radar signal by the first device in a frequency range at least partially overlapping with a frequency range used by the first device for wireless data communication;
determining, by the first device, a receive property of an incoming radar signal which is associated with the outgoing radar signal, the receive property being indicative of a local environment of the first device; and
setting at least one parameter for performing the wireless data communication by the first device based on the receive property of the incoming radar signal, wherein setting the at least one parameter takes the local environment into account.

US Pat. No. 11,039,399

OPEN LOOP POWER CONTROL FOR TWO-STEP RANDOM ACCESS

QUALCOMM Incorporated, S...

1. A method for wireless communications at a user equipment (UE), comprising:obtaining system information received from a base station, the system information including an indication of at least one configuration rule for power control parameter setting for random access;
estimating a path loss of wireless communications between the base station and the UE based at least in part on one or more reference signals;
selecting, based at least in part on the estimated path loss and the at least one configuration rule for power control parameter setting, a first transmit power for a physical random access channel portion of a random access message and a second transmit power for a physical uplink shared channel portion of the random access message; and
transmitting the physical random access channel portion of the random access message over a physical random access channel and the physical uplink shared channel portion of the random access message over a physical uplink shared channel according to the first transmit power and the second transmit power, respectively.