US 11,882,512 B2
Technique for performing multi-link communication in wireless communication system
Namyeong Kim, Seoul (KR); Jeongki Kim, Seoul (KR); Jinsoo Choi, Seoul (KR); Sungjin Park, Seoul (KR); Taewon Song, Seoul (KR); and Insun Jang, Seoul (KR)
Assigned to LG ELECTRONICS INC., Seoul (KR)
Filed by LG ELECTRONICS INC., Seoul (KR)
Filed on Jul. 10, 2023, as Appl. No. 18/220,170.
Application 18/220,170 is a continuation of application No. 17/910,692, previously published as PCT/KR2021/003221, filed on Mar. 16, 2021.
Claims priority of application No. 10-2020-0032199 (KR), filed on Mar. 16, 2020.
Prior Publication US 2023/0354146 A1, Nov. 2, 2023
Int. Cl. H04W 40/02 (2009.01); H04W 84/12 (2009.01)
CPC H04W 40/02 (2013.01) [H04W 84/12 (2013.01)] 18 Claims
OG exemplary drawing
1. A method used in a wireless local area network (WLAN) system, the method comprising:
transmitting, by a first station (STA) affiliated with a multi-link device (MLD), an Association Request frame through a first link among a plurality of links,
wherein the Association Request frame comprises a link element field related to a second link which is in addition to the first link among the plurality of links, and the link element field carries profile information for a second STA related to the second link,
wherein the link element field includes a first information field related to a link identifier (ID) of the second link and a second information field having a length of 1-bit related to whether complete profile information of the second STA is included in the link element field or partial profile information of the second STA is included in the link element field; and
in response to the Association Request frame, receiving an Association Response frame.