US Patent No. 10,602,520

MULTI-LINK CONTROL BEAM SWITCHING


Patent No. 10,602,520
Issue Date March 24, 2020
Title Multi-link Control Beam Switching
Inventorship Makesh Pravin John Wilson, San Diego, CA (US)
Tao Luo, San Diego, CA (US)
Sony Akkarakaran, Poway, CA (US)
Xiao Feng Wang, San Diego, CA (US)
Sumeeth Nagaraja, San Diego, CA (US)
Assignee QUALCOMM Incorporated, San Diego, CA (US)

Claim of US Patent No. 10,602,520

1. A method for wireless communications by a user equipment (UE), comprising:obtaining a configuration, from a downlink control information (DCI) in a first signal from a base station (BS), comprising at least one first pattern of beams to monitor when performing a beam recovery procedure;
sending a first acknowledgment of the DCI to the BS;
communicating using beamforming, with the BS, via an active transmit and receive beam pair;
determining a beam failure of the active transmit and receive beam pair; and
monitoring the beams according to the first pattern in response to determining the beam failure.