US Patent No. 11,071,172

BANDWIDTH ADAPTATION FOR WIRELESS COMMUNICATION SYSTEM


Patent No. 11,071,172
Issue Date July 20, 2021
Title Bandwidth Adaptation For Wireless Communication System
Inventorship Hong He, Sunnyvale, CA (US)
Gang Xiong, Portland, OR (US)
Hwan-Joon Kwon, Portland, OR (US)
Alexei Davydov, Nizhny Novgorod (RU)
Dae Won Lee, Portland, OR (US)
Assignee APPLE INC., Cupertino, CA (US)

Claim of US Patent No. 11,071,172


1. An apparatus of a user equipment (UE) operable for bandwidth part (BWP) indication, the apparatus comprising:one or more processors configured to:decode, at the UE, downlink control information (DCI), received from a base station, with a DCI format;
identify, at the UE, a BWP indicator field value from the DCI, wherein the BWP indicator field comprises a bitmap identifying a contiguous set of physical resource blocks (PRBs) of a selected subband among a plurality of subbands within a system bandwidth; and
determine, at the UE, a BWP from the BWP indicator field value, the BWP corresponding to the contiguous set of PRBs of the selected subband; and

a memory interface configured to store in a memory the BWP indicator field value.