Patents Assigned to NxGen Partners IP, LLC
  • Patent number: 10411804
    Abstract: A communications system comprises first circuitry for receiving and processing a plurality of data streams to associate with each of the plurality of data streams an orthogonal function to cause each of the plurality of data streams to be mutually orthogonal to each other on a link to enable transmission of each of the plurality of data streams on the link at a same time. First quantum key processing circuit generates a secret key for transmissions to second circuitry over the link using a quantum key generation process based on E91 protocol. The first quantum key processing circuit further encoding the plurality of data streams for transmission on the link using the generated secret key based on the E91 protocol. Third circuitry transmits the encoded plurality of data streams on the link.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 2, 2018
    Date of Patent: September 10, 2019
    Assignee: NXGEN PARTNERS IP, LLC
    Inventors: Solyman Ashrafi, Roger Linquist, Nima Ashrafi
  • Patent number: 10405197
    Abstract: A system for providing small cell backhaul communication includes a small cell backhaul network including a plurality of small cell network nodes. A software defined network (SDN) controller controls link configuration between the plurality of small cell network nodes of the small cell backhaul network. The SDN controller communicates control channel information with the plurality of small cell network nodes over a primary access license (PAL) control channel using a citizens broadband radio services (CBRS) band that enables software defined networking.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 7, 2017
    Date of Patent: September 3, 2019
    Assignee: NxGen Partners IP, LLC
    Inventor: Solyman Ashrafi
  • Patent number: 10374710
    Abstract: A system for enabling signal penetration into a building includes first circuitry, located on an outside of the building, for receiving signals at a first frequency that experiences losses when penetrating into an interior of the building and converting the received signals at the first frequency into a first format that overcome the losses caused by penetrating into the interior of the building over a wireless communications link. The first circuitry further includes a first transceiver, implementing a first transmission chipset for RF transmissions in the first format that counteracts losses occurring when penetrating into the interior of the building, for receiving the signals at the first frequency and converting the received signals at the first frequency into the first format that overcomes the losses caused by penetrating into the interior of the building.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 20, 2018
    Date of Patent: August 6, 2019
    Assignee: NxGen Partners IP, LLC
    Inventor: Solyman Ashrafi
  • Patent number: 10334446
    Abstract: A private wireless network for providing connections between a public wireless network and wireless devices includes a first interface to the public wireless network and at least one second interface to the wireless devices. A wireless communications network interconnecting the first interface and the second interface implementing a MulteFire wireless communications standard includes a first plurality of control layers. The wireless communications network further comprises a plurality of nodes within a mesh network. A plurality of transceivers is associated with each of the plurality of nodes within the mesh network. Each of the transceivers implement a software defined radio that may be configured within a plurality of transceiving configurations. At least one server implements at least a portion of the wireless communications network within the at least one server.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 2, 2018
    Date of Patent: June 25, 2019
    Assignee: NxGen Partners IP, LLC
    Inventor: Solyman Ashrafi
  • Patent number: 10326532
    Abstract: A backhaul network comprises at least two of a distribution point, a splitter, an amplifier, a coupler and an optical network for use within the backhaul network. Predetermined locations are selected for the at least two of the distribution point, the splitter, the amplifier, the coupler and the optical network within the backhaul network based upon a constrained optimization process that reduces cost and improves backhaul network reliability. Each of the at least two of the distribution point, the splitter, the amplifier, the coupler and the optical network are located at one of the predetermined locations from the constrained optimization process.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 20, 2018
    Date of Patent: June 18, 2019
    Assignee: NxGen Partners IP, LLC
    Inventor: Solyman Ashrafi
  • Patent number: 10326526
    Abstract: A method for transmitting an orthogonal function processed signal over a communications link on a fiber involves generating at least one mode crosstalk matrix illustrating mode crosstalk between transmitted modes and adjacent modes within the fiber. Adjacent modes to be multiplexed together are selected based on entries within the generated mode crosstalk matrix being less than or equal to a predetermined value. The transmitted modes and the selected adjacent modes are multiplexed together into the orthogonal function processed signal for transmission on the communications link on the fiber.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 8, 2017
    Date of Patent: June 18, 2019
    Assignee: NXGEN PARTNERS IP, LLC
    Inventor: Solyman Ashrafi
  • Patent number: 10314049
    Abstract: A system for providing small cell backhaul communication includes a small cell backhaul network including a plurality of small cell network nodes. A software defined network (SDN) controller controls link configuration between the plurality of small cell network nodes of the small cell backhaul network. The SDN controller communicates control channel information with the plurality of small cell network backhaul nodes over a control channel using a communications protocol that enables software defined networking.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 29, 2017
    Date of Patent: June 4, 2019
    Assignee: NxGen Partners IP, LLC
    Inventor: Solyman Ashrafi
  • Patent number: 10271217
    Abstract: A system for providing a connection to at least one user device responsive to an application or service being used by the at least one user device includes a configurable network for providing a communications link with the at least one user device. The configurable network also includes a plurality of control layers. At least one server implements at least a portion of the configurable network within the at least one server. The at least one server is configured to select a first slice portion of the plurality of control layers of the configurable network to support operation of a first application or service and to select a second slice portion of the plurality of control layers of the configurable network to support operation of a second application or service.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 17, 2018
    Date of Patent: April 23, 2019
    Assignee: NxGen Partners IP, LLC
    Inventor: Solyman Ashrafi
  • Patent number: 10261244
    Abstract: A preform for making a vortex optical fiber comprises a glass cylinder formed substantially of silicone dioxide that defines a core portion along a longitudinal axis of the glass cylinder and a cladding portion surrounding the core portion. The glass cylinder further defines a plurality of holes running parallel to the longitudinal axis from a first end of the glass cylinder to a second end of the glass cylinder.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 13, 2017
    Date of Patent: April 16, 2019
    Assignee: NxGen Partners IP, LLC
    Inventor: Solyman Ashrafi
  • Patent number: 10209192
    Abstract: A system and method for detecting glycation levels within hemoglobin generates a first correlation matrix using a first light beam at a first wavelength passing through a hemoglobin sample. A second correlation matrix is generated using a second light beam at a second wavelength passing through the hemoglobin sample. The first correlation matrix is multiplied by an inverse of the second correlation matrix to obtain a third matrix. A fourth matrix is generated by taking a singular value decomposition of the third matrix. The fourth matrix comprises a unique biomarker for a level of glycation within the hemoglobin sample. The level of glycation within the hemoglobin sample is determined responsive to the fourth matrix and an indicator identifying the determined level of glycation is output.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 12, 2018
    Date of Patent: February 19, 2019
    Assignee: NXGEN PARTNERS IP, LLC
    Inventor: Solyman Ashrafi
  • Patent number: 10168501
    Abstract: A system for transmission of optical data signals has first optical processing circuitry for receiving a plurality of digital signals and applying at least one of a Hermite-Gaussian function, a Laguerre-Gaussian function or an Ince-Gaussian function to each of the received plurality of digital signals. The first optical processing circuitry also combines each of the at least one of the Hermite-Gaussian function, the Laguerre-Gaussian function or the Ince-Gaussian function applied plurality of digital signals into a single carrier signal. An optical transmitter transmits the single carrier signal. An optical receiver receives the transmitted single carrier signal.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 30, 2017
    Date of Patent: January 1, 2019
    Assignee: NXGEN PARTNERS IP, LLC
    Inventor: Solyman Ashrafi
  • Patent number: 10161870
    Abstract: An apparatus for detecting a material within a sample includes a light emitting unit for directing at least one light beam through the sample. A plurality of units receive the light beam that has passed through the sample and performs a spectroscopic analysis of the sample based on the received light beam. Each of the plurality of units analyze a different parameter with respect to the sample a provide a separate output signal with respect to the analysis. A processor detects the material with respect each of the provided separate output signals.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 15, 2018
    Date of Patent: December 25, 2018
    Assignee: NXGEN PARTNERS IP, LLC
    Inventor: Solyman Ashrafi
  • Patent number: 10153845
    Abstract: A system for enabling signal penetration into a building comprising a receiver located on an outside of the building for receiving millimeter wave signals. At least one frequency downconverter for downconverts the received millimeter wave signals to a frequency level that overcomes losses occurring when the millimeter wave signals are transmitted from the outside the building to an interior of the building. Transceiver circuitry transmits the downconverted millimeter wave signals from the outside the building to the interior of the building. At least one frequency upconverter upconverts the received downconverted millimeter wave signals from the frequency level that overcomes losses occurring when the millimeter wave signals are transmitted from the outside the building to the interior of the building. A second transceiver transmits the upconverted millimeter wave signal in a second format to wireless devices within the building.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 21, 2018
    Date of Patent: December 11, 2018
    Assignee: NXGEN PARTNERS IP, LLC
    Inventor: Solyman Ashrafi
  • Patent number: 10148360
    Abstract: A method for transmitting a plurality of input streams from a transmitter to a receiver processes each of a plurality of input data streams to generate a plurality of parallel pairs of data streams including an in-phase stream (I) and a quadrature-phase stream (Q) for each of the plurality of input data streams. Each of the plurality of parallel pairs of data streams are modulated with a selected one of at least three prolate spheroidal wave functions, respectively, to generate a plurality of data signals, each of the plurality of data signals associated with one of the plurality of parallel pairs of data streams. A plurality of composite data streams are generated by overlaying at least one data signal of the plurality of data signals in a first data layer with the at least one data signal of the plurality of data signals in a second data layer.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 15, 2017
    Date of Patent: December 4, 2018
    Assignee: NXGEN PARTNERS IP, LLC
    Inventor: Solyman Ashrafi
  • Patent number: 10132750
    Abstract: An apparatus that detects a material within a sample includes signal generation circuitry that generates a first light beam having at least one fractional orbital angular momentum applied thereto and applies the first light beam to the sample. The at least one fractional orbital angular momentum imparts a phase factor to the first light beam. The orbital angular momentum generation circuitry includes a spiral phase plate having fraction step height to impart the at least one angular momentum to the first light beam. A detector receives the first light beam after the first light beam passes through the sample and detects the material responsive to a detection of a predetermined phase factor within the first light beam received from the sample.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 14, 2017
    Date of Patent: November 20, 2018
    Assignee: NXGEN PARTNERS IP, LLC
    Inventors: Solyman Ashrafi, Roger Linquist
  • Patent number: 10129778
    Abstract: A system for providing small cell backhaul communication includes a small cell backhaul network including a plurality of small cell network nodes. At least one mmWave transceiver at each of the plurality of small cell network nodes establishes communication links with other small cell network nodes within the small cell backhaul network. A software defined network (SDN) controller for controls communication link configuration by the at least one mmWave transceiver between the plurality of small cell network backhaul nodes of the small cell backhaul network. The link configurations are established by the SDN controller using mmWave communications.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 29, 2017
    Date of Patent: November 13, 2018
    Assignee: NXGEN PARTNERS IP, LLC
    Inventor: Solyman Ashrafi
  • Patent number: 10105058
    Abstract: An apparatus for performing an endoscopic procedure for detecting cancerous tissue includes a detection probe for detecting the cancerous tissue. The detection probe includes a first fiber for emitting an ultraviolet light beam having an orthogonal function applied thereto and a second fiber for receiving emissions from tissues responsive to the ultraviolet light beam emitted for the first fiber. An ultraviolet emission source generates the ultraviolet light beam. Orthogonal function circuitry applies the orthogonal function twist to the ultraviolet light beam. Detection circuitry detects fluorescence and orthogonal function within the emissions from the tissues received over the second fiber.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 7, 2017
    Date of Patent: October 23, 2018
    Assignee: NXGEN PARTNERS IP, LLC
    Inventors: Solyman Ashrafi, Roger Linquist, Nima Ashrafi
  • Patent number: 10082463
    Abstract: An apparatus for identifying a concentration of a specific material within a first material includes an input for receiving a signal after the signal passes through the first material. The signal has at least one orthogonal function therein and the at least one orthogonal function comprises at least one of an orbital angular momentum function or a Laguerre-Gaussian function. A detector detects the at least one orthogonal function within the signal, determines the concentration of the specific material within the first material based upon the detected at least one orthogonal function and generates an indication responsive to the determination. An output provides for an output of the generated indication.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 19, 2017
    Date of Patent: September 25, 2018
    Assignee: NXGEN PARTNERS IP, LLC
    Inventors: Solyman Ashrafi, Roger Linquist, Nima Ashrafi
  • Patent number: 10084541
    Abstract: A method for transmission of orbital angular momentum (OAM) data over an optical fiber involves generating an optical signal at a selected wavelength. A ratio of a diameter of a core of the optical fiber to the selected wavelength of the optical signal enables transmission of a predetermined number of orbital angular momentum modes over the optical fiber. The optical signal is modulated with at least one input data stream and an OAM signal is applied to the modulated optical signal to generate the OAM data signal. The OAM data signal is transmitted over the optical fiber using a fiber launcher. A received OAM data signal is processed to extract the at least one input data stream.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 15, 2017
    Date of Patent: September 25, 2018
    Assignee: NXGEN PARTNERS IP, LLC
    Inventor: Solyman Ashrafi
  • Patent number: 10073417
    Abstract: A system for generating a light beam having a plurality of orthogonal function modes includes a light source for generating a plane wave light beam. A MicroElectroMechanical (MEM) system including an array of micro-mirrors for generating the light beam having the plurality of orthogonal function modes applied thereto responsive to the plane wave light beam and control signals for controlling the array of micro-mirrors. A controller generates the control signals to control a position of each of a plurality of micro-mirrors of the array of micro-mirrors. The controller controls the position of the micro-mirrors to generate a plurality of holograms for applying the plurality of orbital angular momentum modes to the plane wave light beam responsive to the control signals.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 24, 2015
    Date of Patent: September 11, 2018
    Assignee: NxGen Partners IP, LLC
    Inventors: Solyman Ashrafi, Roger Linquist