US Patent No. 10,512,061


Patent No. 10,512,061
Issue Date December 17, 2019
Title Bandwidth Agnostic Tone Mapping
Inventorship Muhammad Nazmul Islam, Edison, NJ (US)
Tao Luo, San Diego, CA (US)
Juergen Cezanne, Ocean Township, NJ (US)
Bilal Sadiq, Basking Ridge, NJ (US)
Sundar Subramanian, Bridgewater, NJ (US)
Junyi Li, Chester, NJ (US)
Assignee QUALCOMM Incorporated, San Diego, CA (US)

Claim of US Patent No. 10,512,061

1. A method of wireless communications by a base station, comprising:mapping at least one of a physical broadcast channel (PBCH) or a beamformed reference signal (BRS) to tones of a symbol of a subframe, wherein the mapping is independent of system bandwidth, and wherein the mapping comprises:
mapping coded bits of one period of PBCH transmission to a plurality of segments; and
for each segment, mapping coded bits of that segment to a fixed starting offset regardless of available resource for the transmission; and
transmitting the at least one of the PBCH or BRS in the symbol according to the mapping.