US Patent No. 9,065,606

ARCHITECTURE TO SUPPORT NETWORK-WIDE MULTIPLE-IN-MULTIPLE-OUT WIRELESS COMMUNICATION OVER A DOWNLINK


Patent No. 9,065,606
Issue Date June 23, 2015
Title Architecture To Support Network-wide Multiple-in-multiple-out Wireless Communication Over A Downlink
Inventorship Krishna Balachandran, Murray Hill, NJ (US)
Srinivas R. Kadaba, Murray Hill, NJ (US)
Kemal M. Karakayali, Murray Hill, NJ (US)
Ashok Rudrapatna, Basking Ridge, NJ (US)
Assignee Alcatel Lucent, Boulogne-Billancourt (FR)

Claim of US Patent No. 9,065,606

1. A physical plane entity to:
receive channel state information for a plurality of wireless communication channels between a plurality of base stations
and at least one mobile unit and queue state information indicative of a status of queues for data to be transmitted over
the downlink to said at least one mobile unit by each of the plurality of base stations;

determine, based on the channel state information and the queue state information, transmission formats for synchronized downlink
transmissions from the plurality of base stations to said at least one mobile unit so that said synchronized downlink transmissions
combine coherently and constructively at said at least one mobile unit; and

provide the transmission formats to the plurality of base stations.