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1. (WO2017155591) CODE DIVISION MULTIPLEXING OF UPLINK CONTROL INFORMATION

Pub. No.:    WO/2017/155591    International Application No.:    PCT/US2016/068982
Publication Date: Fri Sep 15 01:59:59 CEST 2017 International Filing Date: Thu Dec 29 00:59:59 CET 2016
IPC: H04J 13/00
H04J 11/00
Applicants: INTEL IP CORPORATION
Inventors: BHORKAR, Abhijeet
NIU, Huaning
KWON, Hwan-Joon
YE, Qiaoyang
JEON, Jeongho
HAMIDI-SEPEHR, Fatemeh
HAN, Seunghee
Title: CODE DIVISION MULTIPLEXING OF UPLINK CONTROL INFORMATION
Abstract:
Methods and apparatus are described by which a user equipment (UE) transmits uplink control information (UCI) over an unlicensed carrier that are applicable to, for example, MulteFire and Licensed-Assisted Access (LAA) systems. Embodiments are described that utilize spreading sequences to code division multiplex the UCI with UCI from other UEs in a block-interleaved frequency division multiple access (B-IFDMA) waveform.