US Patent No. 10,342,008

TERMINAL, BASE STATION, COMMUNICATION SYSTEM, AND COMMUNICATION METHOD


Patent No. 10,342,008
Issue Date July 02, 2019
Title Terminal, Base Station, Communication System, And Communication Method
Inventorship Toshizo Nogami, Sakai (JP)
Kazuyuki Shimezawa, Sakai (JP)
Kimihiko Imamura, Sakai (JP)
Daiichiro Nakashima, Sakai (JP)
Assignee SHARP KABUSHIKI KAISHA, Sakai (JP)

Claim of US Patent No. 10,342,008

1. A user equipment (UE) apparatus that is configured to communicate with a base station apparatus using a serving cell, the UE apparatus comprising:reception circuitry that receives a higher layer signalling; and
control channel processing circuitry that monitors a physical downlink control channel (PDCCH) on the serving cell; wherein
the higher layer signaling includes at least an information element;
the information element specifies a PDCCH configuration for the serving cell;
the PDCCH configuration includes a frequency domain resource information indicating frequency domain resources for the PDCCH and a monitoring periodicity information indicating subframes for PDCCH monitoring configured as periodicity.