US Patent No. 10,512,098

TIME DIVISION DUPLEX (TDD) SUBFRAME STRUCTURE SUPPORTING SINGLE AND MULTIPLE INTERLACE MODES


Patent No. 10,512,098
Issue Date December 17, 2019
Title Time Division Duplex (tdd) Subframe Structure Supporting Single And Multiple Interlace Modes
Inventorship Jing Jiang, San Diego, CA (US)
Peter Pui Lok Ang, San Diego, CA (US)
Krishna Kiran Mukkavilli, San Diego, CA (US)
Tingfang Ji, San Diego, CA (US)
John Edward Smee, San Diego, CA (US)
Assignee QUALCOMM Incorporated, San Diego, CA (US)

Claim of US Patent No. 10,512,098

1. A method of wireless communication in a wireless communication network for a subordinate entity to communicate with a scheduling entity utilizing a time division duplex (TDD) carrier, wherein the TDD carrier comprises a plurality of subframes, the method comprising:receiving first control information in a control portion of a first subframe, wherein the first control information comprises a first downlink assignment for the subordinate entity;
receiving first data corresponding to the first downlink assignment in a data portion of the first subframe;
transmitting first acknowledgement information corresponding to the first data in an acknowledgement portion of the first subframe, wherein the acknowledgement portion comprises an end of the first subframe; and
receiving second control information scheduling a retransmission of at least part of the first data in the control portion of a second subframe following the first subframe.