US Patent No. 9,967,862

DEVICE AND METHOD FOR MONITORING CONTROL CHANNEL IN MULTICARRIER SYSTEM


Patent No. 9,967,862
Issue Date May 08, 2018
Title Device And Method For Monitoring Control Channel In Multicarrier System
Inventorship So Yeon Kim, Anyang-si (KR)
Sung Ho Moon, Anyang-si (KR)
Jae Hoon Chung, Anyang-si (KR)
Yeong Hyeon Kwon, Anyang-si (KR)
Han Gyu Cho, Anyang-si (KR)
Assignee LG ELECTRONICS INC., Seoul (KR)

Claim of US Patent No. 9,967,862

1. A method for monitoring a control channel in a multiple carrier system, the method comprising:if an aggregation of carriers is configured and if a carrier indicator field (CIF) is configured, monitoring a plurality of downlink control channels within a plurality of UE-specific search spaces of a first carrier; and
receiving downlink control information (DCI) on at least one of the plurality of the downlink control channels, which is successfully decoded, via the first carrier,
wherein a start point for each of the plurality of UE-specific search spaces is determined based on the CIF, and
wherein the DCI includes scheduling information on either a downlink channel or an uplink channel in a second carrier.