US Patent No. 10,973,008

WIRELESS DEVICE PREFERRED BANDWIDTH PART CONFIGURATION AND DUTY CYCLE INDICATION


Patent No. 10,973,008
Issue Date April 06, 2021
Title Wireless Device Preferred Bandwidth Part Configuration And Duty Cycle Indication
Inventorship Sami M. Almalfouh, San Jose, CA (US)
Yuchul Kim, Santa Clara, CA (US)
Wei Zhang, Santa Clara, CA (US)
Tianyan Pu, Cupertino, CA (US)
Zhu Ji, San Jose, CA (US)
Dawei Zhang, Saratoga, CA (US)
Wei Zeng, San Diego, CA (US)
Johnson O. Sebeni, Fremont, CA (US)
Yang Li, Plano, TX (US)
Assignee Apple Inc., Cupertino, CA (US)

Claim of US Patent No. 10,973,008

1. A wireless device, comprising:an antenna;
a radio coupled to the antenna; and
a processor coupled to the radio;
wherein the wireless device is configured to:
establish a radio resource control (RRC) connection with a cellular base station according to a first radio access technology (RAT);
transmit an indication a preferred bandwidth part configuration for the RRC connection to the cellular base station, wherein the indication of the preferred bandwidth part configuration is for active component carriers configured for the wireless device by the cellular base station, wherein at least one active component carrier configured for the wireless device includes a plurality of bandwidth parts; and
receive an indication of a bandwidth part configuration selected for the RRC connection from the cellular base station.