US Patent No. 10,251,168

METHOD, BASE STATION AND USER EQUIPMENT FOR SUBFRAME CONFIGURATION IN TIME DIVISION DUPLEX SYSTEM


Patent No. 10,251,168
Issue Date April 02, 2019
Title Method, Base Station And User Equipment For Subframe Configuration In Time Division Duplex System
Inventorship Chaojun Li, Beijing (CN)
Yongxia Lv, Beijing (CN)
Xiaoan Fan, Beijing (CN)
Assignee Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd., Shenzhen (CN)

Claim of US Patent No. 10,251,168

1. A method, comprising:determining, by a base station, a subframe number of a flexible subframe;
determining, by the base station, a feature of the flexible subframe identified by the subframe number, wherein the feature of the flexible subframe indicates whether the flexible subframe is uplink or downlink; and
sending, by the base station, downlink control information to at least two user equipments (UEs) via a physical downlink control channel (PDCCH) within a common search space, wherein the downlink control information indicates the feature of the flexible subframe, the downlink control information is scrambled by a radio network temporary identifier (RNTI), and the RNTI used to scramble the downlink control information is the same for each UE of the at least two UEs.