|| List of recent F Antenna-related patents
| Perturbation-based dynamic measurement of antenna impedance in real-time|
Devices and methods are disclosed for real-time calibration of a tunable matching network that matches the dynamic impedance of an antenna in a receiver. Processing logic is operable to solve multiple non-linear equations to determine the reflection coefficient of the antenna.
| Radiation redirecting elements for portable communication device|
An antenna or set of antennae for a wireless device is provided by embedding the antennae into the battery case or generally the surface area of a wireless phone. The antenna connections are through the battery's connections to the wireless device.
| Satellite communication having distinct low priority information broadcast into adjacent sub-regions|
A satellite communication system using hierarchical modulation to transmit a plurality of modulated signals to sub-regions within a region. Each modulated signal includes high priority content and low priority content.
| Wireless link apparatus|
A wireless link apparatus includes a plurality of antennas; a signal detector configured to calculate snr based on a signal received from at least one of the plurality of antennas; and a mode selector configured to determine the number of an antenna to be used in modulation method and signal transmission by comparing the calculated snr with a preset critical value. Further, the wireless link apparatus includes a transmitter configured to modulate a signal in the modulation method determined by the mode selector and transmit the modulated signal using an antenna corresponding to the determined number of the antennas..
| Efficient uplink transmission of channel state information|
A user equipment in a wireless communication network includes a multiplicity of antennas, from which a subset of antennas is selected using a selection scheme synchronized to the network. A set of sub-carriers is selected from a plurality of sub-carriers using a selection scheme synchronized to the network.
| On-board radar apparatus|
An on-board radar apparatus includes an antenna unit configured by combining one of a lens and a reflector, and a plurality of antenna elements, a transmission and reception unit configured to emit a radio wave using, for at least one of transmission or reception, a partial antenna of a plurality of patterns configured by the antenna elements that are part of the plurality of antenna elements, and to receive a reflection wave obtained by reflection of the radio wave from an object, and a detection unit configured to detect the object based on the reflection wave received by the transmission and reception unit.. .
|System and method for wireless spectrum allocation|
The invention generally relates to systems and methods for increasing effective spectrum. The invention provides wireless antennas that transmit or receive within a narrow spectrum at distances that overlap the reach of neighboring antennas and that also transmit or receive within a broader spectrum at restricted distances that do not interfere with the operation of neighboring antennas.
|Method and apparatus for controlling operation of a user equipment based on physical layer parameters|
Techniques for controlling internal operation of a user equipment (ue) based on physical layer (phy) parameters of a wireless network are disclosed. The phy parameters may include a system bandwidth, an uplink-downlink configuration, a number of antennas, a number of carriers, etc.
|Implicit switch for switching between receive and transmit modes of antennas|
A millimeter-wave radio frequency front-end circuit is provided. The front-end circuit comprises a millimeter-wave antenna configured to receive and transmit millimeter-wave signals; a matching network including at least a first inductor and a second inductor connected in parallel, wherein the matching network ensures impedance matching with the antenna when transmitting and receiving the millimeter wave signals; a power amplifier coupled to the antenna through the matching network; a low noise amplifier coupled to the antenna through the matching network, wherein the power amplifier is on and the low noise amplifier is off when transmitting the millimeter-wave signals, and the power amplifier is off and the low noise amplifier is on when receiving the millimeter-wave signals..
|Wlan diversity/mimo using shared antenna|
A ue with a limited number of antennas may support multiple radio access technologies (rats). In some instances, the ue may configure a shared antenna for use by a wireless local area network (wlan) radio access technology (rat) or a cellular rat.
|Communications terminal, a network component, a method for transmitting a signal, and a method for providing feedback information to a communications terminal|
A communications terminal may include: a plurality of antennas; and a transmitter configured to transmit a signal on an antenna of the plurality of antennas, wherein the transmitter further may be configured to transmit a delayed signal on another antenna of the plurality of antennas, and wherein the delayed signal may be generated by delaying the signal by a time delay.. .
|Distributed antenna system for mimo communications|
A method and apparatus for determining placement of a plurality of antennas of a distributed antenna system for handling mimo signals includes, at a first location, simulating the communication of a first mimo signal by a first remote unit over an air interface in an environment and, at a second location, simulating the communication of a second mimo signal by a second remote unit over an air interface in the environment. The first and second locations are arranged within the environment to provide overlapping signal coverage of both the first mimo signal and the second mimo signal at a third location in the environment.
|Smart antenna array configuration for multiple-input multiple-output communications|
An access point can include an array of antennas and a smart antenna selector. The smart antenna selector is configured to select a subset of antennas from the antenna array for use in multi-user multiple-input multiple-output (mu mimo) data transmissions.
|Methods and apparatus for increasing diversity in downlink transmissions|
Certain aspects of the present disclosure provide methods and apparatus for obtaining second-order downlink spatial diversity within a wireless communication system in accordance with ieee 802.11ah, for example. One example method generally includes generating a frame comprising a preamble having at least one field, replicating at least one bit of the at least one field to form a replica of the at least one bit, transmitting the at least one bit via a first antenna, and transmitting the replica of the at least one bit via a second antenna.
|Base station having a plurality of antennas for the adaptive offloading of an overloaded area|
Telecommunication stations having a wide coverage area are described. Some embodiments relate to a station for transmitting and/or receiving electromagnetic waves, including at least two antenna ports, each antenna port being capable of being connected to a respective group of antennas comprising one or more antennas, the respective signals being fed to the respective antenna ports being identical to one another, except for, if need be, the respective powers thereof, the station further including adjustment components capable of separately adjusting the respective power of at least one of the respective signals, and a control component capable of controlling the adjustment components according to a control signal received by the station.
|Antenna fabrication with three-dimensional contoured substrates|
An antenna includes a dielectric substrate having a three-dimensional contour, and a set of antenna traces on the dielectric substrate. Each antenna trace spirals around the three-dimensional contour in a helical pattern.
|Mimo antenna assembly having reduced packaging size|
A multiple input, multiple output (mimo) antenna system includes an electrically conductive, substantially planar, ground reference and a plurality of antenna assemblies electrically connected to respective antenna feeds at respective connection points. The antenna assemblies extend on a first side of the ground reference and are formed from a conductive material.
|Systems and methods for reconfigurable faceted reflector antennas|
Systems and methods are disclosed herein for a reconfigurable faceted reflector for producing a plurality of antenna patterns. The reconfigurable reflector includes a backing structure, a plurality of adjusting mechanisms mounted to the backing structure, and a plurality of reflector facets.
|Electronic device with hybrid inverted-f slot antenna|
An electronic device may be provided with a housing. The housing may have a periphery that is surrounded by peripheral conductive structures such as a segmented peripheral metal member.
|Hybrid radio frequency / inductive loop antenna|
Biometric monitoring devices, including various technologies that may be implemented in such devices, are discussed herein. Additionally, techniques, systems, and apparatuses are discussed herein for providing a hybrid antenna including an rf radiator and an electrically coupled inductive loop.
|Electronic device having multiport antenna structures with resonating slot|
Electronic devices may include radio-frequency transceiver circuitry and antenna structures. The antenna structures may include an inverted-f antenna resonating element and an antenna ground that form an inverted-f antenna having first and second antenna ports.
|Mobile wireless communications device with selective load switching for antennas and related methods|
A mobile wireless communications device may include a plurality of antennas, a plurality of wireless transceivers, and signal processing circuitry. The device may further include a controller for selectively switching the signal processing circuitry to a desired one of the wireless transceivers, and for selectively switching a desired one of the antennas to the desired one of the wireless transceivers.
|Antenna alignment device and clamp|
An antenna alignment device includes an enclosure. The enclosure has a top portion having a single radome and a bottom portion.
|Antenna system having two antennas and three ports|
Electronic devices may include radio-frequency transceiver circuitry and antenna structures. The antenna structures may form a dual arm inverted-f antenna and a monopole antenna sharing a common antenna ground.
|Tunable antenna with slot-based parasitic element|
Electronic devices may be provided that contain wireless communications circuitry. The wireless communications circuitry may include radio-frequency transceiver circuitry and antenna structures.
|Single-package phased array module with interleaved sub-arrays|
Embodiments of the present disclosure are directed to a single-package communications device that includes an antenna module with a plurality of independently selectable arrays of antenna elements. The antenna elements of the different arrays may send and/or receive data signals over different ranges of signal angles.
|Simple 2d phase-mode enabled beam-steering means|
System and apparatus embodiments are provided for beam-steering. In an embodiment, an apparatus includes a first hybrid splitter/combiner connected to a 0-th phase-mode feed of an array of antenna elements, a second hybrid splitter/combiner, a first pair of variable phase shifters connecting the first hybrid splitter/combiner to the second hybrid splitter/combiner, wherein the first pair of variable phase shifters control a steering direction of a main output beam radial with respect to an array axis by adjustments of respective phases of the variable phase shifters, and wherein the array axis is perpendicular to a plane of the array, and a third variable phase shifter connecting a 1-st phase-mode feed of an array of elements to an input of the first hybrid splitter/combiner, wherein the third variable phase shifter is configured to independently control a direction of the main output beam in a direction circumferential with respect to the array axis..
|Adaptive transmit array for beam-steering|
A method includes receiving a remote transmitter signal at an antenna array including a number of antenna elements, mixing the received signal with in-phase and quadrature-phase local oscillator (lo) signals from voltage controlled oscillators (vcos) of a coupled vco array, and configuring each phase locked loop (pll) of a number of plls to receive an in-phase output of the mixing corresponding to a vco and a quadrature-phase output of the mixing corresponding to another vco adjacent to the vco as inputs thereto. The method also includes feeding back an output of the each pll to the vco, driving the in-phase and the quadrature-phase outputs of the mixing from a transmit modulator, and transmitting, in a direction of the remote transmitter, an antenna array signal based on the driving.
|Method and system for random steerable sar using compressive sensing|
A synthetic aperture radar image is generated by directing randomly a beam of transmitted pulses at an area using a steerable array of antennas, wherein the area is uniformly by the transmitted pulses while the array of antennas moves along a path. A sparse reconstruction procedure is applied to received signals from the area due to reflecting the transmitted pulses to generate the image corresponding to the area.
|Omni-inducer transmitting devices and methods|
Omnidirectional electromagnetic signal inducer (omni-inducer) devices are disclosed. The omni-inducer device may include a housing, which may include a conductive base for coupling signals to ground, and an omnidirectional antenna node including a plurality of antenna coil assemblies, where the node may be disposed on or within the housing.
|Ion source having negatively biased extractor|
An ion source for use in a radiation generator includes a sealed envelope containing an ionizable gas therein. The ion source also includes a rf antenna external to the sealed envelope, the rf antenna to transmit time-varying electromagnetic fields within the sealed envelope for producing ions from the ionizable gas.
|Rfid tag with reinforced structure|
A rfid tag with reinforced structure is capable of reducing the chance of electrical disconnection between the silicon chip and the antenna, extending the life of the rfid tag, and improving the accuracy of reading the rfid tag. The rfid tag is provided with a base, a silicon chip, an antenna and at least one reinforced portion.
|Method and apparatus for generating highly repetitive pulsed plasmas|
A pulsed radio frequency inductive plasma source and method are provided. The source may generate plasma at gas pressures from 1 torr to 2000 torr.
|Rf antenna assembly with feed structure having dielectric tube and related methods|
An rf antenna assembly may be positioned within a wellbore in a subterranean formation for hydrocarbon resource recovery. The rf antenna assembly includes first and second tubular conductors and a feed structure therebetween defining a dipole antenna to be positioned within the wellbore, and an rf transmission line extending within one of the tubular conductors.
|Rf antenna assembly with dielectric isolator and related methods|
An rf antenna assembly is positioned within a wellbore in a subterranean formation for hydrocarbon resource recovery. The rf antenna assembly includes first and second tubular conductors and a dielectric isolator therebetween.
|Rf antenna assembly with series dipole antennas and coupling structure and related methods|
An rf antenna assembly is to be positioned within a wellbore in a subterranean formation for hydrocarbon resource recovery. The rf antenna assembly includes a series of tubular dipole antennas to be positioned within the wellbore, each tubular dipole antenna having a pair of dipole elements, and an rf transmission line extending within the series of tubular dipole antennas.
|Mobile device for power reduction and method thereof|
A device and a method for saving power in a mobile electronic device are provided. A mobile electronic device includes a plurality of antennas and a transceiver, wherein the transceiver includes a control unit configured to switch to a low power mode to operate in the low power mode, or to operate at least one of the plurality of antennas in the low power mode when a data non-transmission period occurs for a predetermined time in an active state..
|Detecting electromagnetic energy for alarm or log using mobile phone devices|
A mobile phone is configured to employ existing antennae or other exiting input electronics to receive electromagnetic waves, for detection of energy magnitudes. The mobile phone has wireless receiver electronics to receive, through the antennae, communication signals in a plurality of different communication bands that correspond to the plurality of different frequency ranges.
|Antenna switching apparatus based on spatial modulation|
An antenna switching apparatus based on spatial modulation includes a plurality of antennas; a control signal generator configured to generate a plurality of switching control signals; and a plurality of switches configured to switch on to apply a transmission signal to the respective antennas according to the respective switching control signals. Further, the antenna switching apparatus includes a delay analyzer configured to receive the transmission signal output from each of the plurality of switches to calculate delay information for synchronizing the switching control signals applied to the respective switches; and a delay adjuster configured to synchronize the switching control signals to apply the synchronized switching control signals to the respective switches according to the calculated delay information..
|Method and apparatus for transmitting feedback in a wireless communication system|
Disclosed are a method and apparatus for transmitting feedback in a wireless communication system. A terminal transmits first csi (channel state information) on a first node combination to a base station, or a terminal transmits second csi on a second node combination to the base station.
|Method and apparaptus for transmitting and receiving channel related information|
The present disclosure relates to a method and an apparatus for transmitting and receiving channel related information. A method of transmitting channel related information of a ue according to an embodiment of the present disclosure includes configuring a sub-channel corresponding to a part of a plurality of antennas of an enb; acquiring a channel estimation error (cee) and a precoding matrix indicator (pmi) corresponding to the sub-channel; and transmitting a sub-channel indicator (si) indicating the sub-channel, according to the cee and the pmi.
|Antenna control system and method|
A wireless router applying an antenna control method includes a number of antennas and communicates with a number of terminal devices via the antennas. The antenna control method includes detecting a current bandwidth bcur of each terminal device communicating with the wireless router and determining a maximum bandwidth bmax of each of the terminal devices, computing a weighted sum sumb of the bandwidths of the terminal devices according to the detected current bandwidth bcur and the maximum bandwidth bmax of each terminal device, comparing the weighted sum sumb of the bandwidths with a first preset value, and turning on or turning off at least one of the antennas according to the compared result.
|Antenna of inverted f antenna type integrated into a printed card, and system|
An ifa type antenna is integrated into a printed card, the printed card having a main-extension plane. The ifa type antenna has a first electrically conducting element, serving as earth plane, a second electrically conducting element, serving as radiating element of the antenna, an electrically conducting connection, serving to short-circuit the first electrically conducting element and the second electrically conducting element, and an excitation element being in electrical contact with the second electrically conducting element.
|Quad-sector antenna using circular polarization|
Systems and methods for providing a mimo capable antenna with unique properties are provided herein. In some embodiments, a 4×4 mimo capable antenna is provided with unique properties.
|Facilitation of determination of antenna location|
Assisted global positioning system (agps) information is retrieved from mobile devices and employed to facilitate antenna location. Measurement information, including agps information, can be received from a plurality of mobile devices dispersed over a geographical region.
|Codebook and codebook search|
Briefly, in accordance with one or more embodiments, a codebook used to provide a precoding matrix indicator and/or channel state information comprises one or more rank-1 codewords and at least one or more rank-2 codewords exhibiting a nesting property with the rank-1 codewords, and one or more rank-2 codewords not exhibiting a nesting property with the rank-1 codewords. Further, the rank-1 codewords may include at least some discrete fourier transform (dft) vectors, and at least some vectors that are optimized for a cross polarize array of antennas if the array of antennas is cross polarized.
|Base station and communication control method|
A communication section controls the transmission directivity of a plurality of antennas, based on a known signal transmitted from a communication terminal. A radio resource allocating section allocates a downlink radio resource and allocates an uplink radio resource.
|Initializing reference signal generation in wireless networks|
A transmitting node uses different reference signal sequences for different types of enhanced control channels. An example method begins with generating (1410) a first reference signal sequence, from a first initialization value, and generating (1420) a second reference signal sequence, from a second initialization value.
A global navigation satellite system (gnss) antenna system includes interference mitigation and multipath canceling. Multiple ports or phased arrays of antennas can be provided.
In one example, the present disclosure describes an antenna system with at least two linear antenna arrays, each having a plurality of antenna elements. Each array is designed to transmit and receive signals from different respective spectrum bands.
|Wireless device with antenna array and separate antenna|
An apparatus (e.g., a wireless device) with an antenna array and a separate antenna is disclosed. The antenna array includes a plurality of antenna elements having a first antenna beam.
|Method and apparatus for calibrating multiple antenna arrays|
A method includes transmitting a calibration command to multiple antenna arrays. Each antenna array includes a plurality of antenna elements, a plurality of transmitter and receiver channels, and a calibration circuit comprising a calibration receiver and a calibration transmitter.
|Apparatus and method for dynamically altering a downlink mimo configuration|
A mobile wireless device may dynamically alter a downlink mimo function by switching it on and off, or switching between different downlink mimo configurations, such as 2×mimo and 4×mimo. Still further, a mobile device having greater than two antennas may dynamically select a subset of the antennas to be used to receive a mimo transmission, and further, enable a mobile device to request a subset of antennas at a base station to be used for the mimo transmission.
|Electronic device with diverse antenna array having soldered connections|
A wireless electronic device may be provided with antenna structures. The antenna structures may be formed from an antenna ground and an array of antenna resonating elements.
|Antennas using over-coupling for wide-band operation|
Systems and methods in which antenna system configurations use over-coupling between a plurality of antenna elements for effectively providing wide-band operation are shown. Such over-coupling comprises a multiple antenna element configuration in which adaptation to one antenna element (e.g., an influencing antenna element) results in substantial operational frequency band adaptation to a second antenna element (e.g., a respondent antenna element).
|Multiband rf antenna|
This invention relates to a miniature multiband antenna, in which a substrate being the carrier of a conductive element, and the conductive element configured as a layer onto the substrate and being the radiator in form of a slot, and a conductive layer configured onto the substrate and being the antenna feed line in form of a polygon patch area. Alternative embodiments illustrate use of slot type—and meander type antennas.
|Portable terminal with antenna device for display element or display assembly including flexible functional region|
A portable terminal is provided. The portable terminal includes a flexible display element, a first antenna element disposed at a first region on the display element, a second antenna element disposed at a foldable second region on the display element to face the first region, and a switch element configured to selectively connect the second antenna element.
|Methods and apparatus for ceiling-mounted rfid-enabled tracking|
Systems and methods for tracking a subject using radio-frequency identification (rfid). In an embodiment, an antenna array comprising a plurality of articulating brackets and a plurality of antennas is provided.
|Rf aperture coldplate|
An rf aperture coldplate for positioning in heat transfer proximity to heat-generating elements of an rf antenna system is presented. The rf aperture coldplate has a front side and a rear side.