US Patent No. 10,993,256

VARIABLE-LENGTH TRANSMISSION SCHEMES


Patent No. 10,993,256
Issue Date April 27, 2021
Title Variable-length Transmission Schemes
Inventorship Sony Akkarakaran, Poway, CA (US)
Tao Luo, San Diego, CA (US)
Makesh Pravin John Wilson, San Diego, CA (US)
Sumeeth Nagaraja, San Diego, CA (US)
Kaushik Chakraborty, San Diego, CA (US)
Wooseok Nam, San Diego, CA (US)
Shengbo Chen, San Diego, CA (US)
Xiao feng Wang, San Diego, CA (US)
Assignee QUALCOMM Incorporated, San Diego, CA (US)

Claim of US Patent No. 10,993,256

1. A method of wireless communications, comprising:assigning, by a base station, a mini-slot having a start symbol and a duration to a user equipment (UE);
determining grant content for the UE based on the current configuration of a data channel, the start symbol, and the duration;
selecting a location of a grant within a control channel based on a property of the mini-slot;
transmitting the grant from the base station on the control channel, the grant including the grant content; and
communicating with the UE during the mini-slot according to the grant.