US Patent No. 11,032,818

RADIO-UNLICENSED (NR-U) CHANNEL RESERVATION AT SLOT BOUNDARY


Patent No. 11,032,818
Issue Date June 08, 2021
Title Radio-unlicensed (nr-u) Channel Reservation At Slot Boundary
Inventorship Jing Sun, San Diego, CA (US)
Xiaoxia Zhang, San Diego, CA (US)
Kapil Bhattad, Bangalore (IN)
Assignee QUALCOMM Incorporated, San Diego, CA (US)

Claim of US Patent No. 11,032,818

1. A method of wireless communication, comprising:transmitting, by a first wireless communication device, a first configuration indicating a first set of channel monitoring occasions for a channel, wherein each channel monitoring occasion of the first set of channel monitoring occasions is aligned to a start of a transmission slot;
transmitting, by the first wireless communication device based on a first listen-before-talk (LBT) in the channel, a first channel reservation signal to reserve a first transmission opportunity (TXOP) in the channel, the first channel reservation signal transmitted during a first channel monitoring occasion of the first set of channel monitoring occasions that is within the first TXOP; and
communicating, by the first wireless communication device with a second wireless communication device, a first communication signal in the channel during the first TXOP.