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Method and apparatus for transmitting reception acknowledgement in wireless communication system

Methods and apparatuses for facilitating use of carrier aggregation for device-to-device communications

Radio communication system, radio base station apparatus, user terminal, and radio communication method

Date/App# patent app List of recent Carrier Aggregation-related patents
09/11/14
20140254529
 Communication system for supporting carrier aggregation and method and apparatus for updating system information thereof patent thumbnailCommunication system for supporting carrier aggregation and method and apparatus for updating system information thereof
A communication system for supporting carrier aggregation and a method and apparatus for updating system information thereof are disclosed. A method for providing system information in the communication system supporting carrier aggregation includes: when system information of said communication system changes, generating first information including information for indicating the change of system information; determining a first cell of a terminal related to the change of system information, wherein said first cell is one of cells to which said terminal connects, and corresponds to a carrier unit currently used by said terminal for keeping connection with a base station of said communication system; and transmitting said first information to said terminal through said first cell..
09/11/14
20140254410
 Method and apparatus for transmitting reception acknowledgement in wireless communication system patent thumbnailMethod and apparatus for transmitting reception acknowledgement in wireless communication system
Provided are a method and apparatus for transmitting acknowledgement/not-acknowledgement (ack/nack) of a user equipment in a carrier aggregation system. The method includes: assigning first and second control regions as search spaces for a specific cell; detecting scheduling information with respect to the specific cell from the first control region and/or second control region; receiving a data channel from the specific cell on the basis of the scheduling information; and transmitting ack/nack indicating a reception acknowledgement for the data channel, wherein if the scheduling information is detected from the first control region, the ack/nack is transmitted using a radio resource linked to another radio resource used to receive the scheduling information, and wherein if the scheduling information is detected from the second control region, the ack/nack is transmitted using a pre-set radio resource through a higher layer signal..
09/04/14
20140247802
 Methods and apparatuses for facilitating use of carrier aggregation for device-to-device communications patent thumbnailMethods and apparatuses for facilitating use of carrier aggregation for device-to-device communications
Methods and apparatuses are provided for facilitating use of carrier aggregation for device-to-device communications. A method may include establishing, at a first communication apparatus, a carrier aggregation configuration defining a set of one or more component carriers usable for device-to-device communication between the first communication apparatus and a second communication apparatus.
08/28/14
20140241223
 Radio communication system, radio base station apparatus, user terminal, and radio communication method patent thumbnailRadio communication system, radio base station apparatus, user terminal, and radio communication method
According to the present invention, even when the ratio between uplink subframes and downlink subframes is changed in each component carrier in tdd carrier aggregation, it is still possible to prevent a decrease in capacity. With the radio communication method according to the present invention, a radio base station apparatus generates a downlink control channel signal containing downlink control information including carrier indicator field information, and transmits the downlink control channel signal to a user terminal, and the user terminal receives the downlink control channel signal, and executes signal processing with respect to the downlink signal in accordance with the downlink control information.
08/28/14
20140241220
 Method and apparatus for transmitting control channel depending on ue capability in intra-cell carrier aggregation system patent thumbnailMethod and apparatus for transmitting control channel depending on ue capability in intra-cell carrier aggregation system
A method and an apparatus for transmitting a control channel when cells have different duplex structures in an intra-cell carrier aggregation system are provided. The method of transmitting and/or receiving a control channel by an evolved node b (enb) in a wireless communication system includes receiving capability information of a user equipment (ue) from the ue, transmitting scheduling information to the ue, transmitting downlink data according to the transmitted scheduling information, and receiving an uplink control channel for the downlink data from the ue based on the capability information of the ue..
08/28/14
20140241197
 Power headroom reporting for carrier aggregation patent thumbnailPower headroom reporting for carrier aggregation
Power headroom reporting and report handling are discussed in the context of a physical uplink shared channel (pusch), on which a user equipment (ue) has no valid uplink grant, and a physical uplink control channel (pucch) on which a ue has no transmission. Under these circumstances, it is not possible to directly calculate one or more parameters which are used to calculate power headroom.
08/21/14
20140233535
 Uplink transmission method and apparatus in carrier aggregation system patent thumbnailUplink transmission method and apparatus in carrier aggregation system
The invention discloses an uplink transmission method and apparatus in a carrier aggregation system and relates to the field of radio communications so as to address the issue of how to perform uplink transmission in a secondary cell when a base station configures a user equipment additionally with the secondary cell. In the invention, a user equipment selects, under a preset reference carrier selection rule, one of downlink carriers corresponding to cells having already eatablished downlink synchronization with a base station as a timing reference downlink carrier used by a secondary cell after the base station configures the user equipment additionally with the secondary cell; and the user equipment performs uplink transmission in the secondary cell according to downlink timing of the timing reference downlink carrier.
08/21/14
20140233524
 Operating method for wireless communication system using improved carrier aggregation technology and device therefor patent thumbnailOperating method for wireless communication system using improved carrier aggregation technology and device therefor
The present invention relates to a random access processing method, a processing method for processing different time-division setups, a method for reporting downlink timing differences, and a method for transmitting a sounding reference signal, when carrier aggregation technology is used in a wireless communication system. Through the present invention, a user can use improved carrier integration technology, and communicate without an erroneous operation..
08/21/14
20140233491
 Method for transmitting ack/nack signal in wireless communication system applied carrier aggregation and apparatus therefor patent thumbnailMethod for transmitting ack/nack signal in wireless communication system applied carrier aggregation and apparatus therefor
A method and apparatus for transmitting ack/nack (acknowledgement/negative-ack) state information in a wireless communication system. The method includes receiving, by a user equipment (ue), multiple transmission blocks through multiple downlink component carriers from a base station (bs); and transmitting, by the ue, multiple transmission block ack/nack state information through a single uplink component carrier to the bs.
08/21/14
20140233445
 Multi-channel power control patent thumbnailMulti-channel power control
Embodiments of computer-implemented methods, systems, computing devices, and computer-readable media are described herein for assigning transmission power to one or more components carriers in an uplink transmission utilizing carrier aggregation. In one embodiment, power is assigned to a component carrier based on the priority level of the component carrier.
08/21/14
20140233396
Method and apparatus for monitoring for a radio link failure
Methods and apparatus are described for monitoring for a radio link failure in a long term evolution-advanced (lte-a) system operated with carrier aggregation. The methods include criteria for determining radio link failure, recovery events, and the actions that a wireless transmit/receive unit (wtru) may take upon the occurrence of such events..
08/14/14
20140227982
Front end circuitry for carrier aggregation configurations
Radio frequency (rf) front end circuitry includes one or more antenna ports, one or more rf switching ports, and an rf switch matrix coupled between the antenna ports and the rf front end ports. The rf switch matrix comprises a dual 4×4 multiplexer, and is adapted to selectively couple any one of the antennas to any one of the plurality of rf switching ports..
08/14/14
20140226516
Indication of user equipment transmit power capacity in carrier aggregation
A method of power headroom reporting (phr) is proposed. A ue is configured with a plurality of component carriers (ccs) and is served by one or more power amplifiers (pas) in a wireless system with carrier aggregation.
08/07/14
20140219372
Arrangement and method for improving harq feedback in telecommunication systems
A method for execution on an apparatus configured to operate in a telecommunications network comprising a processor, wherein said processor is configured to execute said method, said method comprising encoding a plurality of uplink feedback information elements for carrier aggregation, by a set of codewords where each codeword comprises a channel, wherein at least two information elements have the same channel distribution.. .
08/07/14
20140219185
Forming carrier aggregation timing advance groups in a heterogeneous network
Technology for forming carrier aggregation timing advance groups in a heterogeneous network (hetnet) is disclosed. One method comprises assigning at least a first component carrier cell to one of a first timing advance group and a second timing advance group.
07/31/14
20140213268
Mobile communication method and radio base station
In order to appropriately set ca, a mobile communication method according to the present invention includes the steps where: a mobile station ue notifies a radio base station enb of a “ca band combination” that is supported by the mobile station ue among “ca band combinations”; and the radio base station enb determines whether or not to set carrier aggregation for the mobile station ue on the basis of whether or not “ns” corresponding to a band used in carrier aggregation is included in the “ns” specified by the received “ca band combination”.. .
07/31/14
20140211757
Wireless communication system utilizing staggered device handovers
Carrier aggregation and dual connectivity allow a user device to communicate with one or more base stations on multiple component carrier frequencies. When it is determined that the user device should handover to a new base station, the user device performs a substantial portion of the needed handover operations with the new base station using only one of the component carrier frequencies.
07/31/14
20140211744
Secondary carrier activation/deactivation method and apparatus for mobile communication system supporting carrier aggregation
A method for activating/deactivating secondary carriers of a user equipment (ue) in a mobile communication system supporting carrier aggregation is provided. The method comprises, receiving a control message including an activation/deactivation control element (ce) in a first sub-frame from a base station, identifying an activation command or a deactivation command of at least one secondary carrier based on the control message, determining whether a current sub-frame is a second sub-frame or not, performing at least one first operation for the at least one secondary carrier in a second sub-frame, and performing, when the activation/deactivation ce indicates deactivation of the at least one secondary carrier, at least one second operation for the at least one secondary carrier no later than the second sub-frame..
07/31/14
20140211672
Method, system, access point and computer program product for enhancing the usable bandwidth between of a telecommunications network and a user equipment
A method for enhancing usable bandwidth between an access point of a radio access network of a telecommunications network and a user equipment of a subscriber of the telecommunications network, in which the user equipment and the access point are configured to mutually communicate based on a standardized mobile communication technology using carrier aggregation of at least a first communication carrier having a first carrier frequency and a second communication carrier having a second carrier frequency. The first carrier frequency is a standardized and licensed frequency and is related to the standardized mobile communication technology.
07/31/14
20140211671
Method and apparatus for transmitting control channel in intra-cell carrier aggregation system
The present disclosure relates to a method and an apparatus for transmitting a control channel in an intra-cell carrier aggregation system. The method includes establishing a connection with a base station through a primary cell (pcell) of a time division duplex (tdd) scheme and a secondary cell (scell) of a frequency division duplex (fdd) scheme.
07/24/14
20140204867
Method and terminal of transmitting an uplink signal with fewer transmission resource blocks to prevent a lowering in reference sensitivity in intra-band non-contiguous uplink carrier aggregation
There is provided a method of transmitting an uplink for reference sensitivity test for intra-band non-contiguous ca in lte-a system. The method may comprise: if a carrier aggregation (ca) is configured, if the configured ca corresponds to an intra-band ca, and if the configured ca corresponds to non-contiguous ca, transmitting an uplink on a primary component carrier using allocated resource blocks (rbs).
07/24/14
20140204854
Methods, systems and apparatus for defining and using phich resources for carrier aggregation
Systems, methods, and instrumentalities are disclosed to provide feedback to a user equipment (ue). A ue may transmit uplink data via a supplementary cell.
07/24/14
20140204843
Reliable pdsch decoding on cross-scheduled carrier during random access procedure
In an lte network (10) employing carrier aggregation, a cross-scheduled ue (16) may initiate a random access procedure on a secondary component carrier (scc) by transmitting a random preamble on the ul scc prach. Contrary to normal cross-scheduling procedure—in which the ue (16) reads pdcch on pcc and pdsch on scc using a provisioned pdsch-start parameter—the ue (16) reads pcfich directly on the dl scc to obtain the cfi.
07/24/14
20140204811
Method for feeding back different uplink-downlink configuration ratios for lte-a tdd
Provided is a method for feeding back different uplink-downlink configuration ratios for lte-a tdd. For an asymmetric uplink and downlink sub-frame in a carrier aggregation scenario, the uplink sub-frame of each component carrier only feeds back ack/nack of the downlink sub-frame pdsch of the current carrier, not feeding back ack/nack of other carriers.
07/24/14
20140204777
Cell switching strategy for an lte-advanced system based on carrier aggregation technology
Various embodiments of a cell switching strategy for an lte-advanced system based on the carrier aggregation technology are provided. Compared with the conventional cell switching strategy, the proposed strategy monitors the channel conditions of all the component carriers that are utilized for the communication of a user.
07/17/14
20140200011
Lte/hsdpa carrier aggregation
It is provided an apparatus, including deciding means adapted to decide, based on an availability indication received directly from a slave base station of a second radio access technology, if data to be transmitted to a user equipment are to be transmitted by the slave base station; distributing means adapted to distribute, based on the decision by the deciding means, the data to the slave base station for a transmission to the user equipment; transmitting means adapted to transmit the data to the user equipment according to a base station functionality of a first radio access technology if the data are not to be distributed to the slave base station.. .
07/17/14
20140198773
Systems and methods for special subframe configuration for carrier aggregation
A user equipment (ue) for special subframe configuration for carrier aggregation is described. The ue includes a processor and memory in electronic communication with the processor.
07/17/14
20140198762
Method and apparatus for controlling uplink transmission of a user equipment over a plurality of secondary cells in a group of secondary cells
The invention proposes a method, in a carrier aggregation transmission-based radio communication network, of controlling uplink transmission of a user equipment over a plurality of secondary cells in a group of secondary cells, the user equipment being configured with a group of primary cells and at least one group of secondary cells, and the group of secondary cells belonging to the at least one group of secondary cells, wherein in the event that the group of primary cells and the at least one group of secondary cells each is configured with a time alignment timer, the method comprises the steps of: terminating the uplink transmission of the user equipment over at least one activated secondary cell in the group of secondary cells when the time alignment timer of the group of primary cells expires; in the event that the group of primary cells and the at least one group of secondary cells are configured with a common time alignment timer, the method comprises the steps of: determining whether a time alignment value of the group of secondary cells is valid when the time alignment timer is in operation; and if not, terminating the uplink transmission of the user equipment over the at least one activated secondary cell in the group of secondary cells and transmitting a notification message to a base station.. .
07/17/14
20140198758
Method and apparatus for soft buffer management for carrier aggregation
An apparatus and a method therein include selecting a size of a soft buffer memory partition per component carrier in a carrier aggregation scenario. The method supports multiple carriers to select a size of a soft buffer memory partition, the partition associated with receiving data on at least one component carrier, the multi-carrier system comprising at least two component carriers, each component carrier is associated with a configured bandwidth, the apparatus comprising the processor configured to select a size of a soft buffer memory partition for the first component carrier based at least in part on a first total number of soft channel bits, a first number associated with hybrid automatic retransmit request processes, and the configured bandwidth of the first component carrier..
07/17/14
20140198748
Method and apparatus for performing random access in wireless communication system
Provided are a method and an apparatus for performing random access in a wireless communication system. A terminal receives from a base station a physical downlink control channel (pdcch) indication, which indicates an initiation of the random access with respect to a secondary cell (scell), based on whether a cross-carrier scheduling is supported by the scell; transmits a physical random access channel (prach) preamble to the base station through the scell; and transmits a rach response as a response to the prach preamble, based on whether the scell supports the cross-carrier scheduling, wherein the scell and a primary cell (pcell) comprises a carrier aggregation (ca) system, the pcell is a cell from which the terminal performs radio resource control (rrc) connection with the base station, and wherein the scell is at least one cell from residual cells in the carrier aggregation excluding the pcell..
07/10/14
20140192775
Methods and apparatus for inter-enb carrier aggregation
A method and apparatus for connecting to a secondary enhanced nodeb. A transceiver configured to receive a radio resource control (rrc) message from a master enhanced nodeb (menb).
07/10/14
20140192738
Uplink control information transmissions/receptions in wireless networks
A method and apparatus provide a user equipment (ue) configured to communicate with a plurality of carrier aggregation (ca) groups with at least a first ca group (cg1) and a second ca group (cg2). The ue includes processing circuitry.
07/10/14
20140192730
Method for transmitting and receiving control information of a mobile communication system
Disclosed is a method for transmitting and receiving control information. The method for transmitting control information according to the present invention, in a mobile communication system in which a control channel region and a data channel region are separated from each other, comprises the steps of: determining a control channel resource for transmitting control information by means of the data channel region; and transmitting the control information using the determined control channel resource.
07/10/14
20140192729
Method for transceiving reference signal in wireless access system and terminal therefor
Disclosed are a method for transceiving reference signals in a wireless access system supporting carrier aggregation and a terminal therefor. Specifically, the method comprising the steps of: generating a beacon reference signal for estimating an uplink channel using an uplink reference signal; inserting the generated beacon reference signal into the last symbol of a subframe in an uplink frequency region; and transmitting the inserted beacon reference signal to a base station using a subframe that is equivalent to a demodulation reference signal..
07/10/14
20140192688
Method for transmitting control information and apparatus for same
The present invention relates to a wireless communication system. More particularly, the present invention relates to a method and an apparatus for transmitting uplink control information in the wireless communication system, which supports carrier aggregation and operates by a tdd, and comprises the steps of: deciding harq-ack bit numbers for each cell from a plurality of cells; composing a harq-ack payload comprising harq-ack bit(s) for each of the plurality of cells; and transmitting the harq-ack payload from a subframe n through a pusch..
07/10/14
20140192663
Power difference between scell and pcell in a carrier aggregation system
In accordance with an example embodiment of the present invention, a method is disclosed. Determining that downlink reception on a first cc is degraded due to interference caused by a second cc.
07/10/14
20140191799
Predistorter and predistorter control method
In a predistorter that can compensate an intermodulation distortion component generated in a power amplifier even when employing carrier aggregation, a linear transmission path delays and transmits an input signal. Signal generation units generate individual carrier distortion signals for respective carriers included in an input signal to output an individual carrier distortion compensation signal.
07/03/14
20140185496
Low latency arq/harq operating in carrier aggregation for backhaul link
Described embodiments reduce arq/harq latency using carrier aggregation and cross-carrier arq/harq signaling. In embodiments, a wireless backhaul transmission link uses multiple paired carriers with complementary tdd frame timing.
07/03/14
20140185467
Enhanced node b, user equipment and methods for discontinuous reception in inter-enb carrier aggregation
Embodiments of user equipment (ue) and methods for enhanced discontinuous reception (drx) operations for inter enb carrier aggregation (ca) in an lte network are generally described herein. In some embodiments, a ue is configured to be served by multiple serving cells.
06/26/14
20140179328
Control channel signaling and acquisition for carrier aggregation
A method and apparatus for handling a control channel for carrier aggregation in wireless communications. The method includes determining which component carrier to listen to, detecting the downlink control channel, processing mapping information related to downlink and uplink transmissions and operating discontinuous reception with respect to carrier aggregation.
06/26/14
20140179253
Diversity receiver with shared local oscillator signal in diversity mode
A multi-mode receiver is disclosed that is reconfigurable to share a local oscillator signal in diversity mode to save power consumption. In an exemplary embodiment, an apparatus includes a primary receiver having a primary mixer configured to down-convert a primary signal and a secondary mixer configured to down-convert a secondary signal in carrier aggregation mode.
06/26/14
20140177555
Inter-enb coordination methods to support inter-enb carrier aggregation for lte-advanced
Various inter-enodeb (enb) coordination methods and systems are disclosed. For example, in one approach, a user equipment (ue) configured to communicate with a plurality of enodebs (enbs).
06/26/14
20140177527
Method and device for information transmission in wireless communication system
The present invention relates to a wireless communication system and more specifically relates to a method and device for transmitting information. A wireless communication system can support carrier aggregation (ca).
06/19/14
20140169418
Receiver and transmitter apparatus for carrier aggregation
An rf receiver/transmitter apparatus for carrier aggregation is disclosed, to provide a routing circuitry formed by a plurality of mixer modules for achieving both the function of carrier aggregation and the mixing frequency process of signals. This architecture allows sharing an rf front-end, improving degree of integration, and reducing hardware cost and circuitry power consumption.
06/19/14
20140169361
Method for transmitting and receiving synchronization signals in wireless access system and apparatus therefor
The present invention relates to a method for transmitting and receiving synchronization signals in a wireless access system for supporting carrier aggregation/multiple cells (ca) and an apparatus therefor. Specifically, the present invention includes the steps of transmitting a first synchronization signal through an extension carrier which is not operated as a single carrier but is operated as a part of the ca, wherein a transmission area of the first synchronization signal differs from a transmission area of a second synchronization signal which is transmitted through a legacy carrier capable of being operated as the single carrier..
06/19/14
20140169243
Mobile communication circuitry for three or more antennas
Communication circuitry is disclosed that is capable of switching between three or more antennas while providing low harmonic interference during carrier aggregation. In one embodiment, a communication system includes a first switch with two poles and four throws, a second switch with two poles and four throws, and four diplexers associated with four antennas.
06/19/14
20140169242
Method for transmitting control information and apparatus for same
The present invention relates to a wireless communication system. More particularly, the present invention relates to a method for transmitting uplink control information in a wireless communication system that supports carrier aggregation and operates in a time division duplex (tdd) scheme, the method comprising a step of transmitting a hybrid automatic repeat request-acknowledgement (harq-ack) for each component carrier (cc) according to a specific parameter; wherein if the specific parameter is smaller than a specific value, the harq-ack for each cc is individually transmitted, and if the specific parameter is equal to or larger than the specific value, the harq-ack for each cc is transmitted using the specific number of bit values corresponding to said harq-ack.
06/12/14
20140161111
Method and apparatus for transmitting data using a multi-carrier in a mobile communication system
Transmitting data using a multi-carrier in a mobile communication system by transmitting data in user equipment of a wireless communication system using a carrier aggregation technique including setting secondary cells included in an s-tag (secondary-timing advance group) configured of only secondary cells (scells), deactivating a downlink timing reference cell in the s-tag, determining whether other activated secondary cells exist besides the deactivated downlink timing reference cell in the s-tag, and when the other activated secondary cells exist in the s-tag, setting one of the other activated secondary cells as a new downlink timing reference cell. Accordingly, the uplink transmission speed can be increased in the user equipment and user qos can be improved by transmitting data using one or more uplink carriers in the terminal..
06/12/14
20140161110
Method and device for allocating multi transmission timing to at least one timing advance group in a wireless access system for supporting carrier aggregation
The present invention relates to methods of allocating a timing advance (ta) value used for at least one timing advance group in a wireless access system for supporting carrier aggregation (ca). According to one embodiment of the present invention, a method of adjusting transmission timing for at least one ta group in a wireless access system for supporting ca includes: receiving, by a terminal, a physical downlink control channel (pdcch) signal including a reserved bit indicating at least one ta group; receiving a medium access control (mac) message including at least one ta value corresponding to at least one ta group; and transmitting an uplink signal by applying a ta value corresponding to a ta group in the ta group that the reserved bit indicates.
06/12/14
20140161058
Carrier aggregation
A method implemented in a mobile communications system is disclosed. The method includes selecting primary component carrier cp for a new user according to a formula, and performing joint secondary cc selection for one or more long term evolution (lte)-advanced users and resource scheduling for one or more lte users and said one or more lte-advanced users.
06/12/14
20140161052
Methods, network node, and user equipment related to channel spacing
It is presented a method for obtaining a capability of channel spacing between component carriers used in carrier aggregation for a user equipment, ue. The method is performed in a network node and comprises the step of: determining, from a plurality of alternatives, the capability of channel spacing for the ue based on signalling between the ue and the network node, the channel spacing capability comprising at least one of the alternatives of: a multiple of 300 khz, a multiple of 15 khz and any other channel spacing.
06/12/14
20140161034
Carrier with configurable downlink control region
A first carrier of a carrier aggregation system has a downlink control region dcr which is selectively enabled and disabled. For the case the dcr of the first carrier is disabled, a dcr of a second carrier is used to cross-schedule a user equipment for radio resources on the first carrier.
06/12/14
20140160985
Method for communicating with data through component carriers in mobile communication system to which carrier aggregation method is applied and apparatus therefor
The present invention relates to a method for enabling a terminal to communicate with data by modifying an association relationship among component carriers in a mobile communication system supporting carrier aggregation and an apparatus therefor. The method in accordance with one embodiment of the present invention, comprises: receiving a message including identifier information for modifying an association relationship among at least one downlink component carrier and at least one uplink component carrier from a base station; receiving predetermined data through at least one downlink component carrier from the base station; and transmitting feedback data to the base station for data received through the uplink component carrier modified according to the identifier information..
06/05/14
20140153535
Harq timing scheme for signle-carrier uplink control information with inter-site carrier aggregation
There is a pattern for downlink almost blank sub frames absfs for a first network node (e.g., macro enb) operating in a first component carrier (e.g., pcell). For a user equipment ue operating with the first network node on the first component carrier and also with a second network node on the second component carrier, then either or both of the following are imposed.
06/05/14
20140153452
Method for transceiving data in a wireless access system, and base station and terminal for same
Disclosed are a method for transceiving data in a wireless access system, and a base station and terminal therefor. More particularly, the present invention relates to a method for transceiving data, and to a base station device for the method, wherein the method comprises the steps of: transmitting, in a single first subframe, a physical downlink control channel (pdcch) including downlink scheduling information on each terminal; and transmitting, in a plurality of second subframes, a physical downlink shared channel (pdsch) relevant to said pdcch to each terminal.
05/29/14
20140146779
Methods for carrier aggregation
Methods to manage multiple component carriers (ccs) efficiently in a mobile network with carrier aggregation (ca) enabled are proposed. For cc activation/deactivation, a single lcid value is used to represent both activation and deactivation command.
05/29/14
20140146777
Method and apparatus for power control of sounding reference signal (srs) transmission
Methods and apparatus for sounding reference signal (srs) power control for a wireless transmitter/receiver unit (wtru) are disclosed. These methods and apparatus include methods and apparatus for carrier-specific and carrier-common srs power control in wtrus that utilize carrier aggregation techniques.
05/29/14
20140146737
Mobile station, base station, communication system, display control method, communication control method, and program
A mobile station is provided to which multimedia broadcast/multicast service can be applied also during carrier aggregation. A mobile station communicates with a base station by carrier aggregation using a plurality of component carriers having different frequency bands.
05/22/14
20140140309
Method of channel management for multiple component carrier in mobile communication system
Disclosed are channel management methods in a multicarrier structure in a mobile communication system. Uplink (ul) and downlink (dl) channel management methods in a carrier aggregation environment are used as the channel management methods.
05/22/14
20140140281
Prioritizing multiple channel state information (csi) reporting with carrier aggregation
A method for reporting uplink control information (uci) on a user equipment (ue) is described. Multiple channel state information (csi) reports are generated for multiple component carriers (ccs) that are scheduled to be transmitted in a subframe.
05/22/14
20140140251
Data transmission method and device in carrier aggregation system
Disclosed are a data transmission method and device in a carrier aggregation system, used for realizing the data transmission of ue which does not support uplink and downlink transmission simultaneously in a carrier aggregation system which uses different tdd uplink and downlink configurations. The data transmission method in a carrier aggregation system provided in the present application includes: an enb performing data transmission with specific user equipment (ue) according to the time division duplex (tdd) uplink and downlink sub-frame configuration employed by a specific component carrier in a carrier aggregation system by means of a component carrier in the carrier aggregation system, wherein said specific ue is tddue which does not support simultaneously performing uplink data transmission and downlink data transmission in an identical sub-frame..
05/15/14
20140135055
Apparatus and method for controlling transmitting power control in carrier aggregation system across the enbs and device
A method and terminal device for power control in a carrier aggregation system across the enbs includes: a ue receiving semi-static power control parameters, as well as transmission power control commands tpc, from pcell enb and scell enb; and, the ue controls a transmitting power for transmitting harq feedback information on pucch resource, according to the semi-static power control parameters and the tpc. A method includes computing the corresponding, maximum transmitting power available under the current condition and properly configuring the transmitting power at the terminal device by comprehensive analysis of the power control parameters received from a plurality of enbs so as to optimize the performances of the communication system..
05/15/14
20140133474
Uplink transmission for carrier aggregation via multiple nodes
Uplink control channel management is disclosed in which a user equipment receives a configuration for multiple uplink control channels for transmission to multiple nodes in multiflow communication with the ue. The ue generates the uplink control channels based on the configuration, wherein each of the uplink control channels is generated for a corresponding one of the nodes.
05/15/14
20140133415
Uplink control and data transmission in multiflow-enabled networks
Signaling and procedural considerations are disclosed for uplink multiflow operations in user equipment configured for carrier aggregation. Advanced wireless networks may take advantage of unused capacity of neighboring cells by configuring network nodes and ues to both receive on the downlink and transmit on the uplink to multiple cells or network nodes.
05/15/14
20140133369
Method and apparatus for operation with carrier aggregation of time division duplex cells
According to the network-side teachings herein, transmission adaptations taken with respect to a secondary serving cell provide improved operation in the context of serving a half-duplex wireless device having a carrier aggregation configuration involving primary and secondary cells with different time division duplex (tdd) uplink/downlink configurations. Transmission adaptations are taken with respect to a normal downlink subframe in a secondary cell that is time-wise overlapped by a special subframe in the primary cell.
05/15/14
20140133364
Antenna interface circuits with quadplexers
Techniques for supporting data transmission and reception on multiple bands for carrier aggregation are disclosed. In an exemplary design, an apparatus (e.g., a wireless device) includes first and second antenna interface circuits coupled to first and second antennas, respectively.
05/08/14
20140126556
Signalling arrangement for inter-site carrier aggregation having only single component carrier available in uplink direction
An apparatus is described which is connectable to a first network node by a first downlink component carrier and to at least a second network node by a at least second downlink component carrier, wherein the apparatus provides a single uplink connection. The uplink connection is shared among a first uplink component carrier to the first network node and at least a second up link component carrier to the at least second network node.
05/08/14
20140126547
Method and apparatus for measurement reporting in carrier aggregation wireless communication systems
When detecting occurrence of an event for transmitting a measurement report of a radio condition of a cell at a frequency set for a base station apparatus, to the base station apparatus (3) communicating with a terminal apparatus (2), the terminal apparatus (2) in a wireless communication system (1) creates a measurement report including information indicating radio conditions of cells at a frequency at which the event occurred and at another different frequency. The base station apparatus (3) controls whether or not to perform handover of the terminal apparatus (2) to another cell, on the basis of the measurement report transmitted from the terminal apparatus (2).
05/08/14
20140126485
Managing cross-carrier scheduling in carrier aggregation with epdcch in lte
A method, an apparatus, and a computer program product for wireless communication are provided for cross-carrier scheduling when both pdcch and epdcch are employed in a network that supports carrier aggregation. The apparatus receives a first component carrier and a second component carrier, where the first component carrier includes a first control channel, a second control channel, and carrier indication information.
05/08/14
20140126457
Method and system for transmitting mbms control information in multicarrier aggregation system
A method and system for transmitting multimedia broadcast multicast service (mbms) control information in a multicarrier aggregation system are disclosed in embodiments of the disclosure. The method includes that: when an mbms needs to be sent, a network side determines an mbms-including component carrier (cc) and a non-mbms-including cc, and sends service control information and service data of the mbms in the mbms-including cc.
05/08/14
20140126433
Method for transmitting control information and apparatus for same
The present invention relates to a wireless communication system. More particularly, the present invention relates to a method and an apparatus for transmitting uplink control information in the wireless communication system, which supports carrier aggregation and operates by a tdd, and comprises the steps of: receiving periodic information for reporting csi; generating a/n information with respect to at least one cell from a plurality of cells to transmit from an uplink subframe n; and performing an action for transmitting the csi information from the uplink subframe n according to the periodic information, wherein the csi information and the a/n information are transmitted from the uplink subframe n through the same physical channel when a specific condition is satisfied, and only the a/n information is transmitted from the uplink subframe n when the specific condition is not satisfied, wherein the specific condition is mp=0, and the a/n information comprising only a/n with respect to a first piece of specific downlink data that is received through a specific scell, wherein the mp expresses the number of downlink subframes that corresponds to the uplink subframe n with respect to a pcell..
05/08/14
20140126401
Gain control for intra-band carrier aggregation
In a wireless communication system, carrier aggregation may be used to provide desired amounts of bandwidth, where a primary carrier and one or more secondary carriers are aggregated. At the receive side of a system in which the aggregated carriers are in a single frequency band, an amplifier may be used to apply a common gain to the aggregated carriers in the single frequency band, and the common gain may be determined as a function of indications of received signal quality associated with groups of aggregated carriers containing one or more of the aggregated carriers, where one group contains the primary carrier and possible one or more secondary carriers and another group contains only secondary carriers..


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