US Patent No. 11,071,114

SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR SUPPORTING BEAMFORMED SOUNDING REFERENCE SIGNALS


Patent No. 11,071,114
Issue Date July 20, 2021
Title System And Method For Supporting Beamformed Sounding Reference Signals
Inventorship Richard Stirling-Gallacher, San Diego, CA (US)
Bin Liu, San Diego, CA (US)
Assignee Futurewei Technologies, Inc., Plano, TX (US)

Claim of US Patent No. 11,071,114


1. A computer implemented method for operating a user equipment (UE), the method comprising:receiving, by the UE from a transmit-receive point (TRP), a sounding reference signal (SRS) configuration for a SRS resource, the SRS configuration indicating a specific TRP beam listened to for reception of a SRS by the TRP;
determining, by the UE, a specific UE beam for transmitting a SRS by the UE based on the specific TRP beam listened to for reception of a SRS by the TRP; and
transmitting, by the UE, the SRS on the SRS resource using the specific UE beam determined by the UE.