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1. (WO2018087737) INTER-FREQUENCY MEASUREMENTS ON FS3 SCELLS
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CLAIMS:

1. A method in a wireless device of performing at least one intra-frequency radio measurement on at least one carrier frequency fl in a first set of time resources and at least one inter-frequency radio measurement on at least one carrier frequency f2 in a second set of time resources, wherein at least one of fl and f2 is operating under a flexible frame structure, the method comprising:

obtaining (414) the first set of time resources associated with the intra-frequency radio measurement;

obtaining (416) the second set of time resources associated with the inter-frequency radio measurement;

determining (418) a priority of the inter-frequency measurement with respect to the intra-frequency measurement based on an amount of overlap between the first and the second sets of time resources; and

performing (420) at least one of the intra-frequency and the inter-frequency measurements using the determined priority.

2. The method of Claim 1, further comprising sending (422), to another wireless device or a network node, a result of at least one of the intra-frequency and the inter-frequency measurements.

3. The method of any of Claims 1-2, further comprising indicating (412) to another wireless device or network node whether the wireless device will use measurement gaps to perform the inter-frequency radio measurement.

4. The method of any of Claims 1-3, wherein the second set of time resources includes measurement gaps.

5. The method of any of Claims 1-4, wherein at least one of the first set of time resources and the second set of time resources is associated with a discovery reference signal (DRS) measurement timing configuration (DMTC) or a received signal strength indicator (RSSI) measurement timing configuration (RMTC).

6. The method of any of Claims 1-5, wherein determining (418) the priority comprises determining a first priority when the amount of overlap is below a threshold, and determining a second priority when the amount of overlap is equal to or greater than the threshold.

7. The method of any of Claims 1-5, wherein determining (418) the priority comprises using a first function for determining an amount of time for performing at least one of the intra-frequency measurement and the inter-frequency measurement when there is no overlap between the first and the second sets of time resources, and using a second function for determining the amount of time when the second set of time resources at least partially overlaps with the first set of time resources.

8. The method of Claim 7, wherein determining (418) the priority comprises using a third function for determining the amount of time when the second set of time resources completely overlaps the first set of time resources.

9. The method of any of Claims 1-8, wherein the determined priority of the inter-frequency measurement is lower than a priority of the intra-frequency measurement.

10. The method of any of Claims 1-9, wherein performing (420) at least one of the intra-frequency and the inter-frequency measurements using the determined priority comprises not performing the lower priority measurement in an overlapping time resource.

11. The method of any of Claims 1-9, wherein performing (420) at least one of the intra-frequency and the inter-frequency measurements using the determined priority comprises scaling an amount of time for performing at least one of the intra-frequency and the inter-frequency measurements.

12. The method of Claim 11, wherein scaling the amount of time comprises extending an amount of time for performing the lower priority measurement.

13. The method of Claim 11, wherein scaling the amount of time comprises scaling with a different scaling factor depending on the amount of overlap between the first and second sets of time resources.

14. The method of Claim 11, wherein scaling the amount of time comprises extending the intra-frequency measurement period when there is overlap between the first and second sets of time resources and not extending the intra-frequency measurement period when there is not overlap between the first and second sets of time resources.

15. The method of Claim 1, wherein the inter-frequency measurement comprises a measurement that is performed in a measurement gap or a measurement based on DMTC or RMTC occasions on a secondary carrier component operating under the flexible frame structure.

16. A wireless device (110) capable of performing at least one intra-frequency radio measurement on at least one carrier frequency fl in a first set of time resources and at least one inter-frequency radio measurement on at least one carrier frequency f2 in a second set of time resources, wherein at least one of fl and f2 is operating under a flexible frame structure, the wireless device comprising processing circuitry (620) operable to:

obtain the first set of time resources associated with the intra-frequency radio measurement;

obtain the second set of time resources associated with the inter-frequency radio measurement;

determine a priority of the inter-frequency measurement with respect to the intra-frequency measurement based on an amount of overlap between the first and the second sets of time resources; and

perform at least one of the intra-frequency and the inter-frequency measurements using the determined priority.

17. The wireless device of Claim 16, the processing circuitry further operable to send, to another wireless device (110) or a network node (120), a result of at least one of the intra-frequency and the inter-frequency measurements.

18. The wireless device of any of Claims 16-17, the processing circuitry further operable to indicate to another wireless device (110) or network node (120) whether the wireless device will use measurement gaps to perform the inter-frequency radio measurement.

19. The wireless device of any of Claims 16-18, wherein the second set of time resources includes measurement gaps.

20. The wireless device of any of Claims 16-19, wherein at least one of the first set of time resources and the second set of time resources is associated with a discovery reference signal (DRS) measurement timing configuration (DMTC) or a received signal strength indicator (RSSI) measurement timing configuration (RMTC).

21. The wireless device of any of Claims 16-20, wherein the processing circuitry is operable to determine the priority by determining a first priority when the amount of overlap is below a threshold, and determining a second priority when the amount of overlap is equal to or greater than the threshold.

22. The wireless device of any of Claims 16-20, wherein the processing circuitry is operable to determine the priority by using a first function for determining an amount of time for performing at least one of the intra-frequency measurement and the inter-frequency measurement when there is no overlap between the first and the second sets of time resources, and using a second function for determining the amount of time when the second set of time resources at least partially overlaps with the first set of time resources.

23. The wireless device of Claim 22, wherein the processing circuitry is operable to determine the priority by using a third function for determining the amount of time when the second set of time resources completely overlaps the first set of time resources.

24. The wireless device of any of Claims 16-23, wherein the determined priority of the inter-frequency measurement is lower than a priority of the intra-frequency measurement.

25. The wireless device of any of Claims 16-24, wherein the processing circuitry is operable to perform at least one of the intra-frequency and the inter-frequency measurements using the determined priority by not performing the lower priority measurement in an overlapping time resource.

26. The wireless device of any of Claims 16-25, wherein the processing circuitry is operable to perform at least one of the intra-frequency and the inter-frequency measurements using the determined priority by scaling an amount of time for performing at least one of the intra-frequency and the inter-frequency measurements.

27. The wireless device of Claim 26, wherein scaling the amount of time comprises extending an amount of time for performing the lower priority measurement.

28. The wireless device of Claim 26, wherein scaling the amount of time comprises scaling with a different scaling factor depending on the amount of overlap between the first and second sets of time resources.

29. The wireless device of Claim 26, wherein scaling the amount of time comprises extending the intra-frequency measurement period when there is overlap between the first and second sets of time resources and not extending the intra-frequency measurement period when there is not overlap between the first and second sets of time resources.

30. The wireless device of Claim 16, wherein the inter-frequency measurement comprises a measurement that is performed in a measurement gap or a measurement based on DMTC or RMTC occasions on a secondary carrier component operating under the flexible frame structure.

31. A method in a network node, the network node capable of operating in a network with a wireless device operable to perform at least one intra-frequency radio measurement on at least one carrier frequency fl in a first set of time resources and at least one inter-frequency radio measurement on at least one carrier frequency f2 in a second set of time resources, wherein at least one of fl and f2 is operating under a flexible frame structure, the method comprising:

determining (514) a priority of the inter-frequency measurement with respect to the intra-frequency measurement based on an amount of overlap between the first and the second sets of time resources; and

performing (516) a measurement configuration using the determined priority.

32. The method of Claim 31, further comprising obtaining (512) an ability of the wireless device to perform the inter-frequency radio measurement with or without measurement gaps.

33. The method of any of Claims 31-32, wherein determining (514) the priority comprises determining a first priority when the amount of overlap is below a threshold, and determining a second priority when the amount of overlap is equal to or greater than the threshold.

34. The method of any of Claims 31-32, wherein determining (514) the priority comprises using a first function for determining an amount of time for performing at least one of the intra-frequency measurement and the inter-frequency measurement when there is no overlap between the first and the second sets of time resources, and using a second function for determining the amount of time when the second set of time resources at least partially overlaps with the first set of time resources.

35. The method of Claim 34, wherein determining (514) the priority comprises using a third function for determining the amount of time when the second set of time resources completely overlaps the first set of time resources.

36. The method of any of Claims 31-35, wherein the determined priority of the inter-frequency measurement is lower than a priority of the intra-frequency measurement.

37. The method of any of Claims 31-36, wherein at least one of the first set of time resources and the second set of time resources is associated with a discovery reference signal (DRS) measurement timing configuration (DMTC) or a received signal strength indicator (RSSI) measurement timing configuration (RMTC); and

wherein performing (516) the measurement configuration comprises adapting at least one of the DMTC or RMTC based on the determined priority.

38. The method of any of Claims 31-37, wherein performing (516) the measurement configuration comprises scaling an amount of time for performing at least one of the intra-frequency and the inter-frequency measurements.

39. The method of Claim 38, wherein scaling the amount of time comprises extending an amount of time for performing the lower priority measurement.

40. The method of Claim 38, wherein scaling the amount of time comprises scaling with a different scaling factor depending on the amount of overlap between the first and second sets of time resources.

41. The method of Claim 38, wherein scaling the amount of time comprises extending the intra-frequency measurement period when there is overlap between the first and second sets of time resources and not extending the intra-frequency measurement period when there is not overlap between the first and second sets of time resources.

42. The method of Claim 31, wherein the inter-frequency measurement comprises a measurement that is performed in a measurement gap or a measurement based on DMTC or RMTC occasions on a secondary carrier component operating under the flexible frame structure.

43. A network node (120) capable of operating in a network with a wireless device (110) operable to perform at least one intra-frequency radio measurement on at least one carrier frequency fl in a first set of time resources and at least one inter-frequency radio measurement on at least one carrier frequency £2 in a second set of time resources, wherein at least one of fl and £2 is operating under a flexible frame structure, the network node comprising processing circuitry (720) operable to:

determine a priority of the inter-frequency measurement with respect to the intra-frequency measurement based on an amount of overlap between the first and the second sets of time resources; and

perform a measurement configuration using the determined priority.

44. The network node of example 43, the processing circuitry further operable to obtain an ability of the wireless device to perform the inter-frequency radio measurement with or without measurement gaps.

45. The network node of any of Claims 43-44, wherein the processing circuitry is operable to determine the priority by determining a first priority when the amount of overlap is below a threshold, and determining a second priority when the amount of overlap is equal to or greater than the threshold.

46. The network node of any of Claims 43-44, wherein the processing circuitry is operable to determine the priority by using a first function for determining an amount of time for performing at least one of the intra-frequency measurement and the inter-frequency measurement when there is no overlap between the first and the second sets of time resources, and using a second function for determining the amount of time when the second set of time resources at least partially overlaps with the first set of time resources.

47. The network node of Claim 46, wherein the processing circuitry is operable to determine the priority by using a third function for determining the amount of time when the second set of time resources completely overlaps the first set of time resources.

48. The network node of any of Claims 43-47, wherein the determined priority of the inter-frequency measurement is lower than a priority of the intra-frequency measurement.

49. The network node of any of Claims 43-48, wherein at least one of the first set of time resources and the second set of time resources is associated with a discovery reference signal (DRS) measurement timing configuration (DMTC) or a received signal strength indicator (RSSI) measurement timing configuration (RMTC); and

wherein the processing circuitry is operable to perform the measurement configuration by adapting at least one of the DMTC or RMTC based on the determined priority.

50. The network node of any of Claims 43-49, wherein the processing circuitry is operable to perform the measurement configuration by scaling an amount of time for performing at least one of the intra-frequency and the inter-frequency measurements.

51. The network node of Claim 50, wherein scaling the amount of time comprises extending an amount of time for performing the lower priority measurement.

52. The network node of Claim 50, wherein scaling the amount of time comprises scaling with a different scaling factor depending on the amount of overlap between the first and second sets of time resources.

53. The network node of Claim 50, wherein scaling the amount of time comprises extending the intra-frequency measurement period when there is overlap between the first and second sets of time resources and not extending the intra-frequency measurement period when there is not overlap between the first and second sets of time resources.

54. The network node of Claim 43, wherein the inter-frequency measurement comprises a measurement that is performed in a measurement gap or a measurement based on DMTC or RMTC occasions on a secondary carrier component operating under the flexible frame structure.

55. A wireless device (110) capable of performing at least one intra-frequency radio measurement on at least one carrier frequency fl in a first set of time resources and at least one inter-frequency radio measurement on at least one carrier frequency f2 in a second set of time resources, wherein at least one of fl and f2 is operating under a flexible frame structure, the wireless device comprising an obtaining module (652), a determining module (654), and a measuring module (656);

the obtaining module is operable to:

obtain the first set of time resources associated with the intra-frequency radio measurement;

obtain the second set of time resources associated with the inter-frequency radio measurement;

the determining module is operable to determine a priority of the inter-frequency measurement with respect to the intra-frequency measurement based on an amount of overlap between the first and the second sets of time resources; and

the measuring module is operable to perform at least one of the intra-frequency and the inter-frequency measurements using the determined priority.

56. A network node (120) capable of operating in a network with a wireless device (110) operable to perform at least one intra-frequency radio measurement on at least one carrier frequency fl in a first set of time resources and at least one inter-frequency radio measurement on at least one carrier frequency £2 in a second set of time resources, wherein at least one of fl and £2 is operating under a flexible frame structure, the network node comprising a determining module (750) and a configuring module (754);

the determining module is operable to determine a priority of the inter-frequency measurement with respect to the intra-frequency measurement based on an amount of overlap between the first and the second sets of time resources; and

the configuring module is operable to perform a measurement configuration using the determined priority.