Patents by Inventor Ali S. Sadri

Ali S. Sadri 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).

  • Publication number: 20190320498
    Abstract: A remote radio head as part of a small cell or home gateway communication system, comprising a baseband module and a radio unit, the baseband module and the radio unit being configured to be placed on opposing sides of a lossy medium, such as a window. The baseband module is configured to receive and transmit an information signal from a user equipment inside of a structure and the radio unit configured to receive and transmit an information signal from a user equipment or a base station node outside of the structure. The baseband module is further configured to perform signal modulation and demodulation and up-conversion and down-conversion, and the radio unit is configured to perform up-conversion and down-conversion. The baseband module and the radio unit are capable of receiving and transmitting wireless intermediate frequency signals through a lossy medium, so as to avoid signal attenuation, particularly for mmWave wireless signals.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 17, 2017
    Publication date: October 17, 2019
    Inventors: Ali S. Sadri, Liang Xian, Arnaud Lucres Amadjikpe
  • Patent number: 10396885
    Abstract: Various embodiments are generally directed to techniques to dynamically configure a modular antenna array (MAA) for multiple independent uses. An MAA may include a plurality of antenna modules, each of the antenna modules comprising an array of antenna elements coupled to a radio frequency (RF) beamforming circuit, the RF beamforming circuit to adjust phase shifts associated with the antenna elements to generate an antenna beam associated with the antenna module, a dynamic configuration unit to receive an indication of a usage for a one of the plurality of antenna modules, and a main beamforming unit coupled to the dynamic configuration unit and each of the antenna modules, the main beamforming unit to generate signal adjustments relative to the one of the plurality of antenna modules to control the antenna beam associated with the one of the plurality of antenna modules based at least in part on the usage.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 20, 2013
    Date of Patent: August 27, 2019
    Assignee: INTEL CORPORATION
    Inventors: Richard B. Nicholls, Alexander Maltsev, Carlos Cordeiro, Ali S. Sadri
  • Publication number: 20190215215
    Abstract: Communication signals using a first and a second frequency band in a wireless network is described herein. The first frequency band may be associated with a first beamwidth while the second frequency band may be associated with a second beamwidth. An apparatus may include receiver circuitry arranged to receive first signals in a first frequency band associated with a first beamwidth and second signals in a second frequency band associated with a second beamwidth, the first signals comprising a frame synchronization parameter and the second signals comprising frame alignment signals. The apparatus may further include processor circuitry coupled to the receiver circuitry, the processor circuitry arranged to activate or deactivate the receiver circuitry to receive the frame alignment signals based on the frame synchronization parameter. Other embodiments may be described and/or claimed.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 24, 2019
    Publication date: July 11, 2019
    Applicant: Intel Corporation
    Inventors: Alexander Maltsev, Vadim Sergeyev, Alexei Vladimirovich Davydov, Ali S. Sadri, Roman Maslennikov, Alexey Khoryaev
  • Patent number: 10177825
    Abstract: Some demonstrative embodiments include devices, systems and/or methods of beamformed communication with space block coding. For example, an apparatus may include a controller to control a plurality of antenna subarrays to form a plurality of directional beams directed in a plurality of different directions for communicating a multi-input-multi-output (MIMO) wireless transmission, which is encoded according to a space-block coding scheme.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 23, 2017
    Date of Patent: January 8, 2019
    Assignee: INTEL CORPORATION
    Inventors: Alexander Alexandrovich Maltsev, Andrey Pudeyev, Alexei Vladimirovich Davydov, Ali S. Sadri, Carlos Cordeiro
  • Patent number: 10171149
    Abstract: Some demonstrative embodiments include apparatuses, systems and/or methods of wireless backhaul and access communication via a common antenna array. For example, an apparatus may include a wireless communication unit to control an antenna array to form one or more first beams for communicating over one or more access links and to form one or more second beams for communicating over one or more backhaul links, the access links including wireless communication links between a wireless communication node and one or more mobile devices, and the backhaul links including wireless communication links between the wireless node and one or more other wireless communication nodes.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 2, 2017
    Date of Patent: January 1, 2019
    Assignee: INTEL CORPORATION
    Inventors: Alexander Maltsev, Ali S. Sadri, Reza Arefi, Vadim Sergeyev, Alexei Davydov
  • Patent number: 10129758
    Abstract: Embodiments of a wireless station and method for controlling use of the 60 GHz band are described. The station (STA) can include memory and processing circuitry. The processing circuitry is configured to decode a packet received from a second STA via a microwave wireless channel. The packet includes information indicating that a millimeter wave wireless channel is unavailable for communication. A current geographic location and a mobility status for the second STA may be determined based on an authentication message originating from a third STA. The mobility status may indicate whether the second STA is moving or is stationary. The second STA may be authenticated based at least on the mobility status. Upon authenticating the second STA, usage of the millimeter wave wireless channel may be suspended for a pre-determined period of time.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 8, 2016
    Date of Patent: November 13, 2018
    Assignee: Intel IP Corporation
    Inventors: Carlos Cordeiro, Reza Arefi, Ali S. Sadri
  • Patent number: 10103434
    Abstract: A reflect array-feeding array (RA-FA) antenna is disclosed. The RA-FA antenna comprising: a reflect array base comprising a plurality of reflecting elements with a phase shift distribution to reflect an incident beam to generate a reflected beam having a narrower beamwidth in an elevation plane and a same beamwidth in an azimuth plane, and a feeding array comprising a phased antenna array with a beam-steering ability to direct the incident beam at the reflecting elements. The reflecting elements may be configured in a pattern with rows and columns and reflecting elements along rows have a same phase shift, and reflecting elements along columns have phase shifts to narrow the incident beam to form the reflected beam narrower in the elevation plane.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 1, 2016
    Date of Patent: October 16, 2018
    Assignee: Intel Corporation
    Inventors: Alexander Maltsev, Ali S. Sadri, Andrey Pudeyev
  • Publication number: 20180254805
    Abstract: One aspect provides an extensible architecture that can optionally utilize an IntelĀ® WiFi chipset and a mmWave Modular Antenna Array (MAA) technology to develop an extensible system that is capable of operating at multiple mmWave bands by connecting to different mmWave capable Remote Radio Heads (RRH). The end result of one exemplary aspect will be a low cost distribution network for both access and backhaul extending the industries proven WiFi technology thus enabling mmWave MAAs to be developed within a short period of time.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 2, 2017
    Publication date: September 6, 2018
    Inventors: Ali S. SADRI, Carlos H. ALDANA, Liang XIAN
  • Publication number: 20180167822
    Abstract: Embodiments of a wireless station and method for controlling use of the 60 GHz band are described. The station (STA) can include memory and processing circuitry. The processing circuitry is configured to decode a packet received from a second STA via a microwave wireless channel. The packet includes information indicating that a millimeter wave wireless channel is unavailable for communication. A current geographic location and a mobility status for the second STA may be determined based on an authentication message originating from a third STA. The mobility status may indicate whether the second STA is moving or is stationary. The second STA may be authenticated based at least on the mobility status. Upon authenticating the second STA, usage of the millimeter wave wireless channel may be suspended for a pre-determined period of time.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 8, 2016
    Publication date: June 14, 2018
    Inventors: Carlos Cordeiro, Reza Arefi, Ali S. Sadri
  • Publication number: 20180123651
    Abstract: Some demonstrative embodiments include devices, systems and/or methods of beamformed communication with space block coding. For example, an apparatus may include a controller to control a plurality of antenna subarrays to form a plurality of directional beams directed in a plurality of different directions for communicating a multi-input-multi-output (MIMO) wireless transmission, which is encoded according to a space-block coding scheme.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 23, 2017
    Publication date: May 3, 2018
    Inventors: Alexander Alexandrovich Maltsev, Andrey Pudeyev, Alexei Vladimirovich Davydov, Ali S. Sadri, Carlos Cordeiro
  • Patent number: 9887755
    Abstract: Some demonstrative embodiments include apparatuses, devices, systems and methods of beam tracking For example, an apparatus may include a transmitter to transmit data to a wireless communication device via a first beam direction of a plurality of beam directions, and to transmit one or more pilot signals via one or more other beam directions of the plurality of beam directions; and a receiver to receive from the wireless communication device a feedback indicating a second beam direction of the plurality of beam directions, the second beam direction being one of the one or more other beam directions, wherein the transmitter is to switch to the second beam direction to communicate with the wireless communication device.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 27, 2014
    Date of Patent: February 6, 2018
    Assignee: INTEL IP CORPORATION
    Inventors: Joongheon Kim, Hwan-Joon Kwon, Carlos Cordeiro, Ali S. Sadri
  • Patent number: 9887867
    Abstract: A multiple-input multiple output (MIMO) receiver includes circuitry to receive a MIMO transmission through a plurality of antennas over a channel comprising two or more 20 MHz portions of bandwidth. The MIMO transmission comprises a plurality of streams, each transmitted over a corresponding spatial channel and configured for reception by multiple user stations. The MIMO receiver also includes circuitry to simultaneously accumulate signal information within at least two or more of the 20 MHz portions of bandwidth. Each 20 MHz portion comprises a plurality of OFDM subcarriers. The MIMO receiver also includes circuitry to demodulate at least one of the steams using receive beamforming techniques. In this way, multi-user protocol data units can be received.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 14, 2014
    Date of Patent: February 6, 2018
    Assignee: Intel Corporation
    Inventors: Alexander Maltsev, Ali S. Sadri, Sergey E. Sergeyev, Alexander N. Belonozhkin, Vadim Sergeyev
  • Patent number: 9876545
    Abstract: Some demonstrative embodiments include apparatuses, devices, systems and methods of wireless communication via polarized antennas. For example, an apparatus may include circuitry configured to cause a wireless station to generate an information element including a plurality of antenna identifiers of a plurality of directional antennas of the wireless station, and a plurality of polarization indicators corresponding to the plurality of antenna identifiers, a polarization indicator corresponding to an antenna identifier to indicate a polarization setting of a directional antenna identified by the antenna identifier; and to transmit a frame including the information element.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 2, 2015
    Date of Patent: January 23, 2018
    Assignee: Intel IP Corporation
    Inventors: Carlos Cordeiro, Alexander Maltsev, Ali S. Sadri
  • Patent number: 9786985
    Abstract: Some demonstrative embodiments include apparatuses, devices, systems and methods of beamforming training. For example, an apparatus may include a transmitter, a receiver, and a controller to repeat a beamforming training sequence including a transmit (Tx) mode and a receive (Rx) mode, at the Tx mode the transmitter is to transmit a directional Tx training signal to a wireless communication device, and at the Rx mode the receiver is to be at an omnidirectional Rx state, wherein subsequent to successful receipt of a directional Rx training signal from the wireless communication device at the receiver, the transmitter is to transmit the directional Tx training signal including an Rx beam indication to indicate a beam direction of the Rx training signal.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 27, 2014
    Date of Patent: October 10, 2017
    Assignee: INTEL IP CORPORATION
    Inventors: Joongheon Kim, Carlos Cordeiro, Ali S. Sadri
  • Patent number: 9768841
    Abstract: Some demonstrative embodiments include devices, systems and/or methods of beamformed communication with space block coding. For example, an apparatus may include a controller to control a plurality of antenna subarrays to form a plurality of directional beams directed in a plurality of different directions for communicating a multi-input-multi-output (MIMO) wireless transmission, which is encoded according to a space-block coding scheme.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 22, 2016
    Date of Patent: September 19, 2017
    Assignee: INTEL CORPORATION
    Inventors: Alexander Alexandrovich Maltsev, Andrey Pudeyev, Alexei Vladimirovich Davydov, Ali S. Sadri, Carlos Cordeiro
  • Patent number: 9768501
    Abstract: Some demonstrative embodiments include apparatuses, devices systems and/or methods of steering an antenna array. For example, an apparatus may include a baseband processor including a plurality of baseband processing chains to process signals to be communicated via a plurality of antenna modules of an antenna array, wherein the baseband processing chains include a plurality of frequency domain delay modules, a frequency domain delay module of the delay modules is to apply a time delay to a signal to be communicated via an antenna module of the plurality of antenna modules.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 8, 2013
    Date of Patent: September 19, 2017
    Assignee: INTEL CORPORATION
    Inventors: Alexander Maltsev, Ali S. Sadri, Alexei Davydov, Vadim Sergeyev, Andrey Pudeyev
  • Publication number: 20170245192
    Abstract: Embodiments include devices, systems and/or methods of communicating with a vehicle (102) along a transportation route (104). For example, a system may include a plurality of access points (APs) (120) along the transportation route, an AP of the plurality of APs including a directional antenna (123) to communicate with the vehicle moving along the transportation route via a directional link (127); and at least one AP manager (132) to control handover of the vehicle between the plurality of APs. Communicating with the vehicle may include switching a directional antenna of an AP of the plurality of APs between a plurality of beam settings to steer the directional antenna towards a respective plurality of coverage areas of the transportation route. For example, AP (128) may switch directional antenna (123) between the plurality of beam settings to steer directional antenna (123) towards the respective plurality of coverage areas of transportation route (104).
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 28, 2014
    Publication date: August 24, 2017
    Inventors: Ali S. Sadri, Alexander A. Maltsev, Vadim S. Sergeyev, Alexey V. Davydov
  • Patent number: 9692459
    Abstract: A communication device communicates with other communication devices in a wireless network using a first and a second frequency band. In accordance with some embodiments, inter-band beamforming assistance may be provided by the lower frequency band.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 28, 2012
    Date of Patent: June 27, 2017
    Assignee: Intel Corporation
    Inventors: Alexander Maltsev, Ali S. Sadri, Vadim Sergeyev, Alexei Davydov
  • Publication number: 20170180028
    Abstract: Some demonstrative embodiments include apparatuses, systems and/or methods of wireless backhaul and access communication via a common antenna array. For example, an apparatus may include a wireless communication unit to control an antenna array to form one or more first beams for communicating over one or more access links and to form one or more second beams for communicating over one or more backhaul links, the access links including wireless communication links between a wireless communication node and one or more mobile devices, and the backhaul links including wireless communication links between the wireless node and one or more other wireless communication nodes.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 2, 2017
    Publication date: June 22, 2017
    Inventors: Alexander Maltsev, Ali S. Sadri, Reza Arefi, Vadim Sergeyev, Alexei Davydov
  • Patent number: 9660854
    Abstract: A multiple-input multiple output (MIMO) receiver includes circuitry to receive a MIMO transmission through a plurality of antennas over a channel comprising two or more 20 MHz portions of bandwidth. The MIMO transmission comprises a plurality of streams, each transmitted over a corresponding spatial channel and configured for reception by multiple user stations. The MIMO receiver also includes circuitry to simultaneously accumulate signal information within at least two or more of the 20 MHz portions of bandwidth. Each 20 MHz portion comprises a plurality of OFDM subcarriers. The MIMO receiver also includes circuitry to demodulate at least one of the steams using receive beamforming techniques. In this way, multi-user protocol data units can be received.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 10, 2014
    Date of Patent: May 23, 2017
    Assignee: Intel Corporation
    Inventors: Alexander Maltsev, Ali S. Sadri, Sergey E. Sergeyev, Alexander N. Belonozhkin, Vadim Sergeyev