US Patent No. 10,893,516

TRANSMISSION OF BEAM SWITCH COMMANDS THROUGH CONTROL CHANNEL SIGNALING


Patent No. 10,893,516
Issue Date January 12, 2021
Title Transmission Of Beam Switch Commands Through Control Channel Signaling
Inventorship Wooseok Nam, San Diego, CA (US)
Tao Luo, San Diego, CA (US)
Sony Akkarakaran, Poway, CA (US)
Makesh Pravin John Wilson, San Diego, CA (US)
Sumeeth Nagaraja, San Diego, CA (US)
Xiao Feng Wang, San Diego, CA (US)
Shengbo Chen, San Diego, CA (US)
Assignee QUALCOMM Incorporated, San Diego, CA (US)

Claim of US Patent No. 10,893,516

1. A method for wireless communication by a user equipment (UE), comprising:establishing a connection with a base station using a first beam;
receiving configuration information configuring the UE to decode a first downlink control information (DCI) including a bit field comprising a beam switch command, wherein the UE is configurable to decode at least the first DCI including the bit field or a second DCI not including the bit field;
receiving a DCI transmission using the first beam, the DCI transmission including the beam switch command; and
communicating with the base station using a second beam based at least in part on the DCI transmission.