QUALCOMM Incorporated (San Diego, CA)

Certain elements of this disclosure provide ways to implement time domain resource allocation (TDRA), for multiple-transmission times interval (TTI), grants.

Field of the Disclosure

The present disclosure is related to wireless communications, and specifically, techniques that allocate time-domain resources (TDRA) that are used for multi-transmission times interval (TTI) that allows.

Description of related art

A variety of wireless communication systems are used to offer a variety of telecommunications services, such as videos, data, messaging and broadcasts. These wireless communication systems may utilize multiple-access technology that allows communications with multiple users through sharing system resources (e.g., bandwidth, transmit power, etc.). Examples of such multiple-access systems include 3rd Generation Partnership Project (3GPP) Long Term Evolution (LTE) systems, LTEAdvanced (LTE-A) systems, code division multiple access (CDMA) systems, time division multiple access (TDMA) systems, frequency division multiple access (FDMA) systems, orthogonal frequency division multiple access (OFDMA) systems, single-carrierfrequency division multiple access (SC-FDMA) systems, and time division synchronous code division multiple access (TD-SCDMA) systems, to name a few.

A wireless multiple-access communication network can have several base stations (BSs) that can simultaneously enable communication between multiple devices. These are known as userequipments or UEs. An eNodeB (eNB) is a set of base stations that may be utilized in an LTE network or LTE-A. In other instances (e.g., in a next generation radio, a brand new radio (NR), or a 5G-based network), a wireless multiple access communication system may include anumber of distributed units (DUs) (e.g., edge units (EUs), edge nodes (ENs), radio heads (RHs) as well as smart radio heads (SRHs), transmission reception points (TRPs) as well as.) in communication with a number of central units (CUs) like central nodes (CNs) or accessnode controls (ANCs) or accessnode control (ANCs), etc. A set of one or more DUs may connect to a CU to identify access nodes. This may be the following: BS, Next Generation NodeB (gNB, gNodeB), or TRP. A BS or DU can communicate with a set ofUEs on downlink channels (e.g. to transmit messages between an BS or DU to a UE) as well as uplink channels (e.g. for transmissions from an UE to a BS or DU).

These multiple access technologies were implemented in various standards for telecommunications to create a common protocol that allows various wireless devices to communicate at different levels. A brand new radio (e.g. 5G NR) is an example of a standard for telecommunications. 3GPP has released the NR standard, which is an enhancement to the LTE mobile standard. NR is designed to better support mobile broadband Internet access by enhancing the efficiency of the spectral spectrum, decreasing costs, improving services, using new spectrum, and better integrating with other standards that are open, that use OFDMA with an cycled prefix (CP) on the downlink (DL) as well as on the uplink (UL). To these ends, NR supports beamforming, multiple-inputmultiple-output (MIMO) antenna technology, and carrier aggregation.

As the need for broadband services via mobile networks increases there is a need to further improve NR and LTE technology. These enhancements should, at a minimum, be applicable to multi-access technologies as well as the standards for telecommunications that utilize these technologies.

Every one of the disclosed systems, methods or devices includes a number of aspects. But, no single element is responsible for all the desirable characteristics. Without limiting the scope of this disclosure as stated in the claims, a few aspects will be reviewed briefly. After considering this discussion, and particularly after reading the section entitled “Detailed Description” one will understand how the features of this disclosure provide advantages that include improvedcommunications between access points and stations in a wireless network.

Certain features of the method allow wireless communication through the Base Station (BS) to be achieved. The method includes allocating time domain resources to a plurality physical uplink shared channel transmissions (PUSCH) that are based on the TimeDomain Resource Allocation pattern (TDRA) that is selected from an TDRA Table specifically designed to grant multi-PUSCH. DCI provides an indication of the TDRApattern from the TDRA.

Certain aspects offer a method to wirelessly communicate with the User Equipment (UE) according to certain aspects. The method generally includes receiving downlink control information (DCI) scheduling a plurality of physical uplink shared channel (PUSCH) transmissions,wherein time domain resources are allocated for the plurality of PUSCH transmissions according to a Time Domain Resource Allocation (TDRA) pattern selected from a TDRA table designed for multi-PUSCH grants and the DCI comprises an indication of the TDRApattern, determining, based on the indication, the TDRA pattern from the TDRA table, and determining, based on the determined TDRA pattern, the allocation of the time domain resources for the plurality of PUSCH transmissions.

To the accomplishment of the above-mentioned and related goals to achieve the above and related goals, the various aspects comprise the features hereinafter detailed and pointed out in the claims. The attached drawings as well as the description that follows show illustrations of the different aspects. These are examples, however, of but some of the many ways in which the concepts of the various aspects could be utilized.

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