US Patent No. 10,368,350

CONCURRENT MINI-SLOT BASED AND SLOT BASED TRANSMISSIONS TO A SINGLE DEVICE


Patent No. 10,368,350
Issue Date July 30, 2019
Title Concurrent Mini-slot Based And Slot Based Transmissions To A Single Device
Inventorship Milap Majmundar, Austin, TX (US)
Thomas Novlan, Austin, TX (US)
Arunabha Ghosh, Austin, TX (US)
Assignee

Claim of US Patent No. 10,368,350

1. A method, comprising:generating, by a network device comprising a processor, a first transport block from first logical channels scheduled for a slot based transmission and a second transport block from second logical channels scheduled for a mini-slot based transmission;
transmitting, by the network device, first data via a first control channel indicating the slot based transmission for a device and second data via a second control channel indicating the mini-slot based transmission for the device, wherein a first length of the slot based transmission comprises a defined number of symbols and a second length of the mini-slot based transmission comprises some of the defined number of symbols; and
transmitting, by the network device, the slot based transmission and the mini-slot based transmission, wherein the slot based transmission and the mini-slot based transmission are logically separate transmissions that are scheduled to be concurrent transmissions for the device.