US 11,659,574 B2
BWP configurations for UEs having different capabilities
Jing Lei, San Diego, CA (US); Muhammad Nazmul Islam, Littleton, MA (US); and Peter Gaal, San Diego, CA (US)
Assigned to QUALCOMM INCORPORATED, San Diego, CA (US)
Filed by QUALCOMM Incorporated, San Diego, CA (US)
Filed on Jul. 22, 2022, as Appl. No. 17/871,879.
Claims priority of provisional application 63/234,674, filed on Aug. 18, 2021.
Prior Publication US 2023/0074775 A1, Mar. 9, 2023
Int. Cl. H04W 72/04 (2009.01); H04L 5/14 (2006.01); H04W 56/00 (2009.01); H04W 72/044 (2023.01)
CPC H04W 72/048 (2013.01) [H04L 5/14 (2013.01); H04W 56/001 (2013.01); H04W 72/044 (2013.01)] 30 Claims
OG exemplary drawing
 
1. An apparatus for wireless communication at a user equipment (UE) having a first capability associated with a lower maximum UE bandwidth than a second capability, comprising:
a memory; and
at least one processor coupled to the memory and, based at least in part on stored information in the memory, the at least one processor is configured to:
perform at least part of an initial access using a first initial downlink bandwidth part (BWP) that is shared among UEs having the first capability and UEs having the second capability; and
switch, after the at least part of the initial access, to an active downlink BWP and an active uplink BWP that are dedicated for the UEs having the first capability.