US 11,659,553 B2
Radio sidelink communications
Tao Chen, Beijing (CN); Zhixun Tang, Beijing (CN); and Min Lei, Beijing (CN)
Assigned to MEDIATEK SINGAPORE PTE. LTD., Singapore (SG)
Filed by MEDIATEK SINGAPORE PTE. LTD., Singapore (SG)
Filed on Sep. 29, 2020, as Appl. No. 17/37,078.
Application 17/037,078 is a continuation of application No. PCT/CN2019/109798, filed on Oct. 2, 2019.
Claims priority of application No. 202010979602.1 (CN), filed on Sep. 17, 2020.
Prior Publication US 2021/0105760 A1, Apr. 8, 2021
Int. Cl. H04W 72/04 (2009.01); H04L 27/26 (2006.01); H04W 72/0446 (2023.01)
CPC H04W 72/0406 (2013.01) [H04L 27/2601 (2013.01); H04W 72/0446 (2013.01)] 20 Claims
OG exemplary drawing
 
1. A method, comprising:
receiving at a user equipment (UE) a first configuration for a first resource pool, the first configuration indicating first size information of a first first-stage sidelink control information (SCI) to be transmitted from the UE utilizing resources of the first resource pool, the first size information including a first size of the first first-stage SCI in terms of a number of orthogonal frequency division multiplexing (OFDM) symbols and a second size of the first first-stage SCI in terms of a number of physical resource blocks (PRBs), the first resource pool being divided into slots in time domain and sub-channels each occupying a set of PRBs in frequency domain; and
transmitting, from the UE, utilizing the resources of the first resource pool based on the first size information of the first first-stage SCI in the first configuration for the first resource pool, the first first-stage SCI having the first size of the number of OFDM symbols and the second size of the number of PRBs indicated by the first configuration for the first resource pool, the first first-stage SCI being transmitted within a first slot and a first sub-channel of the first resource pool.