US Patent No. 10,973,021

TIMING ADVANCE OFFSET FOR UPLINK-DOWNLINK SWITCHING IN NEW RADIO


Patent No. 10,973,021
Issue Date April 06, 2021
Title Timing Advance Offset For Uplink-downlink Switching In New Radio
Inventorship Naga Vishnu Kanth Irukulapati, Gothenburg (SE)
Zhipeng Lin, Nanjing (CN)
Assignee TELEFONAKTIEBOLAGET LM ERICSSON (PUBL), Stockholm (SE)

Claim of US Patent No. 10,973,021

1. A method in a wireless communication device, comprising:determining a timing advance, TA, offset for uplink-downlink switching, wherein:
the TA offset depends on a duplex mode of a cell in which an uplink transmission occurs from the wireless communication device to a network node and depends on a frequency range of the uplink transmission, and
the TA offset is a predetermined constant value for a predetermined frequency band and duplex mode; and
applying the determined TA offset in the uplink transmission.