Patents by Inventor Alexander Min

Alexander Min has filed for patents to protect the following inventions. This listing includes patent applications that are pending as well as patents that have already been granted by the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO).

  • Patent number: 11911553
    Abstract: A system for concentrating cells, wherein a syringe comprises a lumen and an axial end comprising a port and a radial end closed to liquid flow. A plunger divides the axial and radial ends, and the syringe is configured to hold a cellular suspension. A filter disposed at the radial end is configured to maintain sterility of the syringe. A cap comprises a vent disposed at the radial end. The plunger is configured to be actuated towards the axial end by air pressure being applied into the radial end and the plunger is configured to be actuated towards the radial end by a vacuum being applied into the radial end.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 17, 2019
    Date of Patent: February 27, 2024
    Assignee: Fenwal, Inc.
    Inventors: Kyungyoon Min, Christopher J. Wegener, Alexander Dodge
  • Publication number: 20240031871
    Abstract: This disclosure describes systems, methods, and devices related to multi-link traffic steering. A device may establish one or more links with a station multi-link device (STA MLD), wherein the STA MLD comprises one or more logical entities defining separate station devices. The device may generate a traffic indication map (TIM) bitmap of a plurality of bits, wherein one or more bits are associated with an association identification (AID) corresponding to the STA MLD. The device may set the one or more bits to a first value to indicate that there is data to be retrieved by the STA MLD on any of the one or more links. The device may generate one or more beacon frames each comprising a same TIM element, wherein the TIM element comprises the TIM bitmap. The device may cause to send one or more beacon frames on each of the one or more links.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 29, 2023
    Publication date: January 25, 2024
    Applicant: Intel Corporation
    Inventors: Laurent Cariou, Minyoung Park, Po-Kai Huang, Alexander Min
  • Patent number: 11832182
    Abstract: A cellular wakeup receiver (C-WuRx) for reducing power consumption of a wireless wide area network (WWAN) radio of a user equipment (UE) includes receiver circuitry to receive a wakeup signal from a base station in response to the UE performing link aggregation by which downlink communications from the base station are offloaded to a wireless local area network (WLAN). The C-WuRx also includes processing circuitry to configure the receiver circuitry to periodically monitor at least a portion of a WWAN band for the wakeup signal and process the wakeup signal to cause the WWAN radio to resume receiving the downlink communications from the base station.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 23, 2022
    Date of Patent: November 28, 2023
    Assignee: APPLE INC.
    Inventors: Maruti Gupta, Alexander Min
  • Publication number: 20230292245
    Abstract: This disclosure describes systems, methods, and devices related to initial power state. A device may identify a request frame received from a non-AP MLD on a first link of a plurality of links, wherein the non-AP MLD comprises a plurality of station devices (STAs), and wherein the first link is associated with a first STA of the plurality of STAs. The device may cause to send a response frame to the non-AP MLD on the first link to establish the plurality of links between the device and the non-AP MLD. The device may determine, based on the request frame, a power save mode associated with each of the STAs of the non-AP MLD. The device may communicate with the non-AP MLD based on the power save mode.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 18, 2023
    Publication date: September 14, 2023
    Applicant: Intel Corporation
    Inventors: Laurent Cariou, Po-Kai Huang, Alexander Min, Minyoung Park
  • Patent number: 11743834
    Abstract: This disclosure describes systems, methods, and devices related to multi-band opportunistic power saving. A device may determine a first traffic indication associated with a first frequency band and a second traffic indication associated with a second frequency band. The device may determine a first power save indication associated with a station device and the first frequency band. The device may determine a second power save indication associated with the station device and the second frequency band. The device may generate a frame including the first traffic indication, the second traffic indication, the first power save indication, and the second power save indication. The device may send the frame using the first frequency band.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 27, 2019
    Date of Patent: August 29, 2023
    Assignee: INTEL CORPORATION
    Inventors: Alexander Min, Laurent Cariou, Rath Vannithamby
  • Publication number: 20230013426
    Abstract: A cellular wakeup receiver (C-WuRx) for reducing power consumption of a wireless wide area network (WWAN) radio of a user equipment (UE) includes receiver circuitry to receive a wakeup signal from a base station in response to the UE performing link aggregation by which downlink communications from the base station are offloaded to a wireless local area network (WLAN). The C-WuRx also includes processing circuitry to configure the receiver circuitry to periodically monitor at least a portion of a WWAN band for the wakeup signal and process the wakeup signal to cause the WWAN radio to resume receiving the downlink communications from the base station.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 23, 2022
    Publication date: January 19, 2023
    Inventors: Maruti Gupta, Alexander Min
  • Patent number: 11490333
    Abstract: A cellular wakeup receiver (C-WuRx) for reducing power consumption of a wireless wide area network (WWAN) radio of a user equipment (UE) includes receiver circuitry to receive a wakeup signal from a base station in response to the UE performing link aggregation by which downlink communications from the base station are offloaded to a wireless local area network (WLAN). The C-WuRx also includes processing circuitry to configure the receiver circuitry to periodically monitor at least a portion of a WWAN band for the wakeup signal and process the wakeup signal to cause the WWAN radio to resume receiving the downlink communications from the base station.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 12, 2017
    Date of Patent: November 1, 2022
    Assignee: APPLE INC.
    Inventors: Maruti Gupta, Alexander Min
  • Patent number: 11452080
    Abstract: This disclosure describes systems, methods, and devices related to probes with service set identifier (SSID). A device may determine one or more access points (APs) in an enterprise extended service set (ESS). The device may identify a probe request received from a first station device, wherein the probe request comprises a service set element, wherein the service set element comprises a variable number of service set fields based on a number of APs in the ESS. The device may determine that a service set that matches at least one of the service set fields in the service set element. The device may cause to send a probe response to the first station device in response to the probe request.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 17, 2019
    Date of Patent: September 20, 2022
    Assignee: INTEL CORPORATION
    Inventors: Alexander Min, Laurent Cariou, Shahrnaz Azizi, Rath Vannithamby, Carlos Cordeiro, Thomas Kenney, Ravikumar Balakrishnan, Javier Perez-Ramirez
  • Publication number: 20220123880
    Abstract: Provided herein is a method and apparatus for frame preemption in downlink communications for next generation Wi-Fi. The disclosure provides an apparatus, comprising: interface circuitry; and processor circuitry coupled with the interface circuitry, wherein the processor circuitry is to: encode a Preemptable Physical Protocol Data Unit (P-PPDU) packet; and cause transmission of the P-PPDU packet to a Station (STA) via the interface circuitry, wherein the P-PPDU packet includes a plurality of MPDU segments of an Aggregated MPDU (A-PDU), each MPDU segment includes one or more IPDUs, and wherein the P-PPDU packet includes a midamble (MA) for each MPDU segment. Other embodiments may also be disclosed and claimed.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 24, 2021
    Publication date: April 21, 2022
    Applicant: Intel Corporation
    Inventors: Dave Cavalcanti, Juan Fang, Mikhail Galeev, Javier Perez-Ramirez, Laurent Cariou, Alexander Min
  • Patent number: 11277739
    Abstract: This disclosure generally relates to methods, systems, and devices for enhanced physical (PHY) layer security. A device may determine a physical layer (PHY) frame to be sent to a station device. The device may identify an encryption seed sequence to be used for encrypting a first portion of the PHY frame. The device may include an indication of the encryption seed sequence in a first field of one or more fields of the PHY frame. The device may encode the first portion of the PHY frame using the encryption seed sequence. The device may cause to send the PHY frame to the station device.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 18, 2017
    Date of Patent: March 15, 2022
    Assignee: Intel Corporation
    Inventors: Alexander Min, Thomas J. Kenney
  • Publication number: 20220011852
    Abstract: Methods, apparatus, systems, and articles of manufacture are disclosed to align network traffic to improve power consumption. Example instructions cause one or more processors to classify a workload based on network packets obtained via a wireless communication; determine heuristics of platform activities corresponding to the workload; and schedule network interrupts based on hardware-based wake interrupts from a sleep mode using the heuristics.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 24, 2021
    Publication date: January 13, 2022
    Inventors: Venkateshan Udhayan, Sravan Akepati, Shahrnaz Azizi, Ajay Gupta, Binu John, Bharath Prabhu Perdoor, Leor Rom, Ashraf H Wadaa, Alexander Min
  • Publication number: 20210377728
    Abstract: This disclosure generally relates to methods, systems, and devices for enhanced physical (PHY) layer security. A device may determine a physical layer (PHY) frame to be sent to a station device. The device may identify an encryption seed sequence to be used for encrypting a first portion of the PHY frame. The device may include an indication of the encryption seed sequence in a first field of one or more fields of the PHY frame. The device may encode the first portion of the PHY frame using the encryption seed sequence. The device may cause to send the PHY frame to the station device.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 18, 2017
    Publication date: December 2, 2021
    Inventors: Alexander MIN, Thomas J. KENNEY
  • Publication number: 20210120612
    Abstract: This disclosure describes systems, methods, and devices related to association identification (AID) re-assignment. A device may perform an association with a station multi-link device (STA MLD), wherein the STA MLD comprises one or more logical entities defining separate station devices. The device may assign a first AID to the STA MLD. The device may establish one or more links with the STA MLD. The device may cause to send an indication of an assignment of a second AID to the STA MLD. The device may communicate with the STA MLD using the second AID.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 24, 2020
    Publication date: April 22, 2021
    Inventors: Minyoung Park, Laurent Cariou, Po-Kai Huang, Alexander Min
  • Publication number: 20210100053
    Abstract: This disclosure describes systems, methods, and devices related to multi-link power save indication. A device may establish two or more links with a non-access point (AP) multi-link device (MLD). The device may connect a first AP of the AP MLD to a first station device (STA) of the non-AP MLD using a first link. The device may connect a second AP of the AP MLD to a second STA of the non-AP MLD using a second link. The device may use a link bitmap field included in a frame, wherein the link bitmap field comprises a first bit associated with the first STA and a second bit associated with the second STA. The device may communicate with the non-AP MLD based on the link bitmap.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 14, 2020
    Publication date: April 1, 2021
    Inventors: Minyoung Park, Laurent Cariou, Po-Kai Huang, Alexander Min
  • Publication number: 20210058868
    Abstract: This disclosure describes systems, methods, and devices related to initial power state. A device may identify a request frame received from a non-AP MLD on a first link of a plurality of links, wherein the non-AP MLD comprises a plurality of station devices (STAs), and wherein the first link is associated with a first STA of the plurality of STAs. The device may cause to send a response frame to the non-AP MLD on the first link to establish the plurality of links between the device and the non-AP MLD. The device may determine, based on the request frame, a power save mode associated with each of the STAs of the non-AP MLD. The device may communicate with the non-AP MLD based on the power save mode.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 6, 2020
    Publication date: February 25, 2021
    Inventors: Laurent Cariou, Po-Kai Huang, Alexander Min, Minyoung Park
  • Publication number: 20210051513
    Abstract: This disclosure describes systems, methods, and devices related to traffic indications for multi-link devices (MLDs). A device may generate a first traffic indication map (TIM) with a first bitmap including a first indication that traffic is to be sent by a first access point (AP) device of the MLD to a first non-AP device of a second MLD using a first communication link. The device may generate a second TIM with a second bitmap including a second indication that no traffic is to be sent by a second AP device of the MLD to a second non-AP device of the second MLD using a second communication link. The device may send, using the first communication link, the beacon, the beacon including the first TIM and the second TIM. The device may send, using the first communication link, a data frame to the first non-AP device of the second MLD.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 30, 2020
    Publication date: February 18, 2021
    Inventors: Alexander Min, Laurent Cariou, Minyoung Park, Po-Kai Huang
  • Publication number: 20210029588
    Abstract: This disclosure describes systems, methods, and devices related to multi-link traffic steering. A device may establish one or more links with a station multi-link device (STA MLD), wherein the STA MLD comprises one or more logical entities defining separate station devices. The device may generate a traffic indication map (TIM) bitmap of a plurality of bits, wherein one or more bits are associated with an association identification (AID) corresponding to the STA MLD. The device may set the one or more bits to a first value to indicate that there is data to be retrieved by the STA MLD on any of the one or more links. The device may generate one or more beacon frames each comprising a same TIM element, wherein the TIM element comprises the TIM bitmap. The device may cause to send one or more beacon frames on each of the one or more links.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 11, 2020
    Publication date: January 28, 2021
    Inventors: Laurent Cariou, Minyoung Park, Po-Kai Huang, Alexander Min
  • Patent number: 10701688
    Abstract: This disclosure describes systems, methods, and devices related to dynamic channel bonding and multi-band aggregation. A device may determine a plurality of aggregated medium access control (MAC) protocol data unit (A-MPDU) subframes to send to a station device including a first A-MPDU subframe and a second A-MPDU subframe. The device may determine a quiet period between the first A-MPDU subframe and the second A-MPDU subframe. The device may cause to send the plurality of A-MPDU subframes to the station device on a first channel. The device may determine a status of a second channel during the quiet period. The device may cause to send the second A-MPDU subframe to the station device using a multi-band transmission on the first channel and the second channel.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 11, 2018
    Date of Patent: June 30, 2020
    Assignees: Intel Corporation, Intel IP Corporation
    Inventors: Laurent Cariou, Xiaogang Chen, Feng Jiang, Thomas J. Kenney, Qinghua Li, Alexander Min, Rath Vannithamby
  • Publication number: 20200137683
    Abstract: This disclosure describes systems, methods, and devices related to traffic indication map (TIM) piggybacking. A device may determine a frame including one or more TIMs indicating that the device has data to send in a first frequency band of a plurality of supported frequency bands. The device may cause to send the frame in a second frequency band of the plurality of supported frequency bands, wherein the first frequency band is different from the second frequency band, wherein the frame indicates a request for a first station device to be awake in the first frequency band to receive the data. The device may cause to send the data using the first frequency band.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 27, 2019
    Publication date: April 30, 2020
    Inventors: Laurent Cariou, Po-Kai Huang, Alexander Min, Minyoung Park, Rath Vannithamby
  • Publication number: 20200137690
    Abstract: This disclosure describes systems, methods, and devices related to multi-band opportunistic power saving. A device may determine a first traffic indication associated with a first frequency band and a second traffic indication associated with a second frequency band. The device may determine a first power save indication associated with a station device and the first frequency band. The device may determine a second power save indication associated with the station device and the second frequency band. The device may generate a frame including the first traffic indication, the second traffic indication, the first power save indication, and the second power save indication. The device may send the frame using the first frequency band.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 27, 2019
    Publication date: April 30, 2020
    Inventors: Alexander Min, Laurent Cariou, Rath Vannithamby