User Equipment Radio Frequency and Band Capability for Carrier Aggregation Measurement Gap

Utility Patent Application (A1)

July 30, 2020

Source: USPTO via Sqoop

Applicants: Apple Inc.

Inventors: Candy YIU, Hong HE, Yang TANG, Youn Hyoung HEO

Briefly, in accordance with one or more embodiments, user equipment (UE) comprising circuitry to connect to a network via a serving cell; and indicate to the network a measurement gap capability of the UE. The measurement gap capability includes information if the UE supports a carrier aggregation (CA) specific measurement gap and if the UE has two or more radio-frequency (RF) chains. The UE then receives a CA specific measurement gap configuration from the network for the two or more RF chains.