US Patent No. 10,798,689

METHODS AND RELATED DEVICES OF CHANNEL STATE INFORMATION (CSI) REPORTING FOR BANDWIDTH PART (BWP) SWITCH OPERATION


Patent No. 10,798,689
Issue Date October 06, 2020
Title Methods And Related Devices Of Channel State Information (csi) Reporting For Bandwidth Part (bwp) Switch Operation
Inventorship Chien-Chun Cheng, Taipei (TW)
Chie-Ming Chou, Hsinchu (TW)
Yu-Hsin Cheng, Hsinchu (TW)
Assignee FG Innovation Company Limited, Tuen Mun (HK)

Claim of US Patent No. 10,798,689

1. A method for reporting Channel State Information (CSI), the method comprising:receiving, by a User Equipment (UE), a CSI reporting configuration via a Radio Resource Control (RRC) message comprising a plurality of trigger states from a base station on a first Bandwidth Part (BWP), one of the plurality of trigger states being associated with the CSI reporting configuration;
reserving, by the UE, the CSI reporting configuration during a BWP switch operation including:
receiving, by the UE, a first BWP switch indication from the base station to change the first BWP to a second BWP; and
receiving, by the UE, a second BWP switch indication from the base station to switch from an active BWP of the UE back to the first BWP; and
sending, by the UE, a CSI report based on the CSI reporting configuration in a case that the UE receives a CSI reporting activation command via Downlink Control Information (DCI) from the base station after receiving the second BWP switch indication, the CSI reporting activation command comprising an indication of the one of the plurality of trigger states associated with the CSI reporting configuration.