Patents by Inventor Ki-Bum Kwon

Ki-Bum Kwon 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: 20190348418
    Abstract: Disclosed are a semiconductor device capable of reducing parasitic capacitance between adjacent conductive structures and a method for fabricating the same. The semiconductor device includes a plurality of bit line structures each comprising a first contact plug formed over a substrate and a bit line formed over the first contact plug. A spacer structure having air gaps is formed on sidewalls of the first contact plug and on sidewalls of the bit line. An plug isolation layer is formed between the plurality of bit line structures. The isolation layer includes an opening. A second contact plug is formed in the opening and a memory element is formed over the second contact plug.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 24, 2019
    Publication date: November 14, 2019
    Inventors: Chang-Youn HWANG, Noh-Jung KWAK, Hong-Gu YI, Yun-Je CHOI, Se-Han KWON, Ki-Soo CHOI, Seung-Bum KIM, Do-Hyung KIM, Doo-Sung JUNG, Dae-Sik PARK
  • Publication number: 20190335465
    Abstract: A method of supporting a buffer status report associated with a device-to-device (D2D) communication includes: establishing an RRC connection with an eNB; receiving, by a UE, configuration information associated with a D2D communication from the eNB, the configuration information including information of a resource selection mode for a D2D data transmission, the information of a resource selection mode indicating a resource pool from which the UE selects a resource for a D2D data transmission to another UE; identifying a D2D target identity of at least one target UE to which the UE transmits D2D data by performing a D2D discovery procedure; setting an RRC message to be transmitted to the eNB, the RRC message including information of the identified D2D target identity; and transmitting the RRC message to the eNB, the information of the identified D2D target identity being transmitted through UEinformation message for a D2D data transmission.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 10, 2019
    Publication date: October 31, 2019
    Inventor: Ki Bum KWON
  • Publication number: 20190281569
    Abstract: A user equipment (UE) of re-organizing a timing advance group (TAG) is provided. The UE includes: a receiving unit for receiving, from a serving base station, secondary serving cell (SCell) configuration information which includes a first field and a second field, the first field including an ScellIndex of an SCell to indicate a removal of the SCell, the second field including at least one of the ScellIndex to indicate an addition of the SCell and a TAG ID indicating a TAG of the SCell, and a radio resource control (RRC) processing unit for performing the addition of the SCell after performing the removal of the SCell from one or more SCells configured in the UE, and for reorganizing the TAG by including the SCell in the TAG.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 28, 2019
    Publication date: September 12, 2019
    Inventors: Ki Bum KWON, Jae Hyun Ahn, Kang Suk Huh
  • Patent number: 10411014
    Abstract: Disclosed are a semiconductor device capable of reducing parasitic capacitance between adjacent conductive structures and a method for fabricating the same. The semiconductor device includes a plurality of bit line structures each comprising a first contact plug formed over a substrate and a bit line formed over the first contact plug. A spacer structure having air gaps is formed on sidewalls of the first contact plug and on sidewalls of the bit line. An plug isolation layer is formed between the plurality of bit line structures. The isolation layer includes an opening. A second contact plug is formed in the opening and a memory element is formed over the second contact plug.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 15, 2016
    Date of Patent: September 10, 2019
    Assignee: SK hynix Inc.
    Inventors: Chang-Youn Hwang, Noh-Jung Kwak, Hong-Gu Yi, Yun-Je Choi, Se-Han Kwon, Ki-Soo Choi, Seung-Bum Kim, Do-Hyung Kim, Doo-Sung Jung, Dae-Sik Park
  • Publication number: 20190274129
    Abstract: A method for supporting activation/deactivation of serving cells by a base station (BS) in a wireless communication system provides decreased overhead and decreased power consumption for a user equipment (UE). The method includes configuring M supportable serving cells in the UE, configuring an indicator indicating activation/deactivation of each of the M serving cells, configuring a medium access control (MAC) message which includes a MAC control element (CE) and a logical channel identifier (LCID), the MAC CE including the indicator configured for each of the M serving cells and having a length corresponding to an integer multiple of 8 bits, the LCID indicating that the MAC CE includes the indicator indicating activation/deactivation of each serving cell, and transmitting the configured MAC message to the UE. Accordingly, a control channel or data channel regarding a component carrier is selectively received depending on whether the component carrier is activated.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 21, 2019
    Publication date: September 5, 2019
    Inventors: Ki Bum Kwon, Myung Cheul Jung, Sung Jin Seo
  • Patent number: 10397975
    Abstract: Provided is an apparatus and method for performing activation/deactivation of a serving cell in a wireless communication system supporting dual connectivity. The method for performing activation/deactivation of serving cell by a user equipment in a wireless communication system includes configuring a dual connectivity with at least two different base stations based on dual connectivity configuration information received through RRC (Radio Resource Control) message from a base station, receiving activation/deactivation information about secondary serving cell configured for the UE from each of two different base stations, and selectively applying the activation/deactivation information about the secondary serving cell configured for the UE based on information including the secondary serving cell provided by the base station or information about the base station providing the secondary serving cell configured for the UE.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 21, 2018
    Date of Patent: August 27, 2019
    Assignees: SK TELECOM CO., LTD., INNOSKY
    Inventor: Ki Bum Kwon
  • Patent number: 10397925
    Abstract: A method of supporting a buffer status report associated with a device-to-device (D2D) communication includes: establishing an RRC connection with an eNB; receiving, by a UE, configuration information associated with a D2D communication from the eNB, the configuration information including information of a resource selection mode for a D2D data transmission, the information of a resource selection mode indicating a resource pool from which the UE selects a resource for a D2D data transmission to another UE; identifying a D2D target identity of at least one target UE to which the UE transmits D2D data by performing a D2D discovery procedure; setting an RRC message to be transmitted to the eNB, the RRC message including information of the identified D2D target identity; and transmitting the RRC message to the eNB, the information of the identified D2D target identity being transmitted through UEinformation message for a D2D data transmission.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 2, 2017
    Date of Patent: August 27, 2019
    Assignee: Innovative Technology Lab Co., Ltd.
    Inventor: Ki Bum Kwon
  • Publication number: 20190253992
    Abstract: This specification relates to an apparatus and method for performing random access in a wireless communication system. This specification discloses a mobile station, including a reception unit for receiving TAG configuration information on which at least one serving cell configured in the mobile station is classified as a Timing Alignment Group (TAG) from a base station and a transmission unit for transmitting a random access preamble to the base station on one representative serving cell within the TAG. In accordance with this specification, a procedure of obtaining a TAV for a serving cell in order to secure and maintain uplink timing synchronization becomes clear, the time taken to obtain uplink synchronization for a serving cell may be reduced, and overhead due to excessive random access attempts may be reduced by obtaining a TAV for a plurality of serving cells through one random access procedure.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 26, 2019
    Publication date: August 15, 2019
    Inventors: Ki Bum Kwon, Myung Cheul Jung, Jae Hyun Ahn
  • Publication number: 20190223224
    Abstract: Provided is a method and apparatus for performing a random access procedure. A wireless device may transmit a random access preamble and may monitor for a random access response. The wireless device may determine to transmit a second random access preamble or to transmit uplink data responsive to the random access response. A time for preparing the second random access preamble may be determined based on a subcarrier spacing associated with the random access preamble or a subcarrier spacing associated a downlink channel associated with the random access response. A time for preparing the uplink data may be determined based on a subcarrier spacing associated with the uplink data or a subcarrier spacing associated a downlink channel associated with the random access response.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 14, 2019
    Publication date: July 18, 2019
    Inventors: Dong Hyun PARK, Ki Bum KWON, Hyo Sun YANG
  • Publication number: 20190200372
    Abstract: The present invention provides an apparatus and a method for controlling coexistence interference within a device in a wireless communication system. The method discloses the following steps: performing triggering, in which a transmission, which is generated in a terminal, in a first frequency band of a first network system requests controlling of interference on a reception, which is generated in the terminal, in a second frequency band of a second network system; transmitting to a base station support information including information on a time section that can or cannot be used by the first network system of the second network system, due to the interference; and receiving from the base station reply information for accepting or denying interference control as a reply to the support information.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 26, 2019
    Publication date: June 27, 2019
    Inventors: Jae Hyun AHN, Ki Bum KWON, Myung Cheul JUNG
  • Publication number: 20190200252
    Abstract: The present invention relates to an apparatus and a method for performing measurement reporting considering in-device coexistence interference. The present invention provide a user equipment transmitting a measurement report in a wireless communication system, comprising an interference detection unit, an assistant information generation unit, a measurement controller and a transmitter. According to the present invention, a measurement procedure can be clearly defined in an interference delicate band where in-device coexistence interference occurs and scheduling restrictions on an eNodeB due to measurement reporting about an interference delicate band can be reduced.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 28, 2019
    Publication date: June 27, 2019
    Inventors: Jae Hyun AHN, Ki Bum KWON, Myung Cheul JUNG
  • Publication number: 20190200301
    Abstract: The present invention relates to an apparatus and method for controlling uplink transmission power in a multiple element carrier wave system. The method for controlling uplink transmission power by a terminal in a multiple element carrier wave system includes the steps of: generating an uplink signal to be transmitted in a first serving cell; receiving, from a base station, random access start information for commanding the start of a random access procedure for a. second serving cell; calculating the estimated surplus power from first transmission power scheduled for an uplink signal transmission, and second transmission power scheduled for a transmission of a PRACH to which a random access preamble is mapped; and when the estimated surplus power is smaller than a threshold power, adjusting the first transmission power or the second transmission power on the basis of power allocation priority.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 5, 2019
    Publication date: June 27, 2019
    Inventors: Ki Bum KWON, Myung Cheul JUNG, Jae Hyun AHN
  • Publication number: 20190191478
    Abstract: A method of supporting a buffer status report (BSR) associated with a device-to-device (D2D) communication includes: establishing a radio resource control (RRC) connection with an evolved NodeB (eNB) and receiving configuration information associated with a D2D communication from the eNB, the configuration information including information of a resource allocation mode for a D2D data transmission and information of a timer associated with a BSR for a D2D data transmission; determining, by a user equipment (UE), a radio link failure (RLF), the RLF being associated with a connection problem of the RRC connection; initializing a re-establishment process for the RRC connection; canceling all BSRs for a D2D data transmission in response to the determined RLF, the canceled BSRs for a D2D data transmission being associated with a D2D data transmission scheduled by the eNB; and initializing the timer associated with a BSR for a D2D data transmission.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 19, 2019
    Publication date: June 20, 2019
    Inventor: Ki Bum KWON
  • Publication number: 20190182888
    Abstract: Method and apparatus for controlling in-device coexistence (IDC) interference in a wireless communication system are described in the present invention. The present invention includes transmitting UE capability information whether the UE has a capability to measure IDC, to a base station (BS); receiving measurement configuration information whether the UE is allowed to send IDC indication, from the BS; and transmitting the IDC indication and at least one of measurements which are a measurement in consideration of IDC and a measurement without consideration of IDC to the BS. It is possible to control reducing occurrence of in-device coexistence interference.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 13, 2019
    Publication date: June 13, 2019
    Inventors: Jae Hyun AHN, Ki Bum KWON, Myung Cheul JUNG
  • Publication number: 20190158993
    Abstract: Provided is a method for determining and performing a packet duplication transmission between wireless devices. The method comprises receiving, from an evolved NodeB (eNB), configuration information associated a packet duplication transmission between wireless devices, wherein the configuration information comprising a packet reliability parameter associated with activation of the packet duplication transmission between wireless devices; determining, by a first wireless device, a data packet to be transmitted to a second wireless device; duplicating, based on determining the data packet satisfies the packet reliability parameter, the data packet to a plurality of data duplicates; mapping the plurality of data duplicates onto different logical channels in a media access channel (MAC) layer; and transmitting, by the first wireless device and via a direct communication to a second wireless device, the plurality of data duplicates mapped onto different logical channels.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 16, 2018
    Publication date: May 23, 2019
    Inventor: Ki Bum KWON
  • Patent number: 10299251
    Abstract: A method for supporting activation/deactivation of serving cells by a base station (BS) in a wireless communication system provides decreased overhead and decreased power consumption for a user equipment (UE). The method includes configuring M supportable serving cells in the UE, configuring an indicator indicating activation/deactivation of each of the M serving cells, configuring a medium access control (MAC) message which includes a MAC control element (CE) and a logical channel identifier (LCID), the MAC CE including the indicator configured for each of the M serving cells and having a length corresponding to an integer multiple of 8 bits, the LCID indicating that the MAC CE includes the indicator indicating activation/deactivation of each serving cell, and transmitting the configured MAC message to the UE. Accordingly, a control channel or data channel regarding a component carrier is selectively received depending on whether the component carrier is activated.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 11, 2016
    Date of Patent: May 21, 2019
    Inventors: Ki Bum Kwon, Myung Cheul Jung, Sung Jin Seo
  • Patent number: 10299224
    Abstract: Disclosed are a method and an apparatus for transmitting a power headroom report (PHR) by a terminal which is set to be dually connected to at least two heterogeneous base stations through uplink wireless connection. A method for transmitting a power headroom report (PHR) by a user equipment performing wireless communication based on dual connectivity. The method may include triggering the PHR based on at least one of a path loss change and a periodic timer; and transmitting at least one PHR to at least one base station according to the dual connectivity.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 6, 2018
    Date of Patent: May 21, 2019
    Assignee: Pantech Inc.
    Inventors: Ki Bum Kwon, Jae Hyun Ahn, Kang Suk Huh
  • Patent number: 10292121
    Abstract: This specification relates to an apparatus and method for performing random access in a wireless communication system. This specification discloses a mobile station, including a reception unit for receiving TAG configuration information on which at least one serving cell configured in the mobile station is classified as a Timing Alignment Group (TAG) from a base station and a transmission unit for transmitting a random access preamble to the base station on one representative serving cell within the TAG. In accordance with this specification, a procedure of obtaining a TAV for a serving cell in order to secure and maintain uplink timing synchronization becomes clear, the time taken to obtain uplink synchronization for a serving cell may be reduced, and overhead due to excessive random access attempts may be reduced by obtaining a TAV for a plurality of serving cells through one random access procedure.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 11, 2017
    Date of Patent: May 14, 2019
    Assignee: Apple Inc.
    Inventors: Ki Bum Kwon, Myung Cheul Jung, Jae Hyun Ahn
  • Patent number: 10257878
    Abstract: A method of supporting a buffer status report (BSR) associated with a device-to-device (D2D) communication includes: establishing a radio resource control (RRC) connection with an evolved NodeB (eNB) and receiving configuration information associated with a D2D communication from the eNB, the configuration information including information of a resource allocation mode for a D2D data transmission and information of a timer associated with a BSR for a D2D data transmission; determining, by a user equipment (UE), a radio link failure (RLF), the RLF being associated with a connection problem of the RRC connection; initializing a re-establishment process for the RRC connection; canceling all BSRs for a D2D data transmission in response to the determined RLF, the canceled BSRs for a D2D data transmission being associated with a D2D data transmission scheduled by the eNB; and initializing the timer associated with a BSR for a D2D data transmission.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 6, 2015
    Date of Patent: April 9, 2019
    Assignee: Innovative Technology Lab Co., Ltd.
    Inventor: Ki Bum Kwon
  • Patent number: 10219288
    Abstract: The present invention provides an apparatus and a method for controlling coexistence interference within a device in a wireless communication system. The method discloses the following steps: performing triggering, in which a transmission, which is generated in a terminal, in a first frequency band of a first network system requests controlling of interference on a reception, which is generated in the terminal, in a second frequency band of a second network system; transmitting to a base station support information including information on a time section that can or cannot be used by the first network system of the second network system, due to the interference; and receiving from the base station reply information for accepting or denying interference control as a reply to the support information.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 15, 2018
    Date of Patent: February 26, 2019
    Inventors: Jae Hyun Ahn, Ki Bum Kwon, Myung Cheul Jung