Patents by Inventor Kim Nielsen

Kim Nielsen 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: 20240072952
    Abstract: An apparatus is provided that includes at least receiver circuitry, a processor, and memory. The apparatus also includes a plurality of directional antennas configured to simultaneously receive different downlink signals for each polarization. The apparatus further includes control circuitry for controlling processes for beam sweeping, beam refinement, and selecting a beam pair that maximizes signal strength while minimizing inter-layer-group interference. A portable electronic device and a stationary electronic device that include the apparatus are also provided. A method carried out by means, such as the apparatus, is also provided. A computer program product, such as a non-transitory computer readable medium, for causing an apparatus to carry out such a method is also provided.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 11, 2023
    Publication date: February 29, 2024
    Inventors: Christian ROM, Kim NIELSEN, Samantha CAPORAL DEL BARRIO, Simon SVENDSEN, Amol DHERE
  • Publication number: 20240072859
    Abstract: Systems, methods, apparatuses, and computer program products for radio channel pattern matching. One method may include receiving, at an antenna panel, at least two configured transmission configuration indicator states for simultaneous multiple input multiple output reception; for each of the at least two configured transmission configuration indicator states for simultaneous reception from one or more transmission reception points, sweeping at least one narrow beam receiving one or more repeated reference signals received from the one or more transmission reception points; and, based upon at least one spatial radio multipath channel characteristic of the one or more repeated reference signals carrying each transmission configuration indicator state, selecting at least one antenna element of the antenna panel to form a group of antenna elements and control the group of antenna elements to direct at least one beam.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 21, 2023
    Publication date: February 29, 2024
    Inventors: Christian ROM, Kim NIELSEN, Samantha CAPORAL DEL BARRIO, Simon SVENDSEN, Bent Henneberg RYSGAARD
  • Patent number: 11909477
    Abstract: A method comprises: determining, from an indication that an initial uplink beam between a user equipment and a network node is misaligned with respect to a downlink beam between the network node and the user equipment, at least one misalignment angle between the initial uplink beam and the downlink beam; and reconfiguring the uplink beam based on the misalignment angle to produce a reconfigured uplink beam.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 24, 2021
    Date of Patent: February 20, 2024
    Assignee: NOKIA TECHNOLOGIES OY
    Inventors: Samantha Caporal Del Barrio, Frederick Vook, Johannes Harrebek, Simon Svendsen, Jun Tan, Benny Vejlgaard, Kim Nielsen
  • Patent number: 11888457
    Abstract: Circuitry comprising: a first resonant radio frequency conductive path between a first node and a third node; a second resonant radio frequency conductive path between a second node and the third node; an internode radio frequency conductive path between the first node and the second node; a shunt resonant element coupled to the third node and shared by the first resonant radio frequency conductive path and the second resonant radio frequency conductive path; and a phase shift element for introducing a relative phase shift to the first resonant radio frequency conductive path relative to the second resonant radio frequency conductive path.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 27, 2021
    Date of Patent: January 30, 2024
    Assignee: NOKIA TECHNOLOGIES OY
    Inventors: Senad Bulja, Kim Nielsen
  • Publication number: 20240022296
    Abstract: An apparatus including: a plurality of antenna panels for receiving beams; circuitry for receiving reference signals; circuitry for determining, based on measurements of said reference signals, a first parameter indicative of at least channel quality for a beam on each antenna panel, wherein a value of said first parameter is determined for each antenna panel according to a predetermined beam scanning procedure; circuitry for determining, at least for a plurality of non-serving antenna panels, a value of a second parameter based on a difference of values of the first parameters between a beam on a serving antenna panel and a beam on a particular non-serving antenna panel; and circuitry for pausing, based on the determined values of the first and/or the second parameter, the predetermined beam scanning procedure for one or more antenna panels.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 10, 2023
    Publication date: January 18, 2024
    Inventors: Alessio MARCONE, Kim NIELSEN, Faranaz SABOURI-SICHANI, Laura Luque SANCHEZ, Amir Mehdi AHMADIAN TEHRANI, Amol DHERE
  • Publication number: 20240015502
    Abstract: There is provided a method, comprising: receiving from a network an indication of a channel assignment; determining adjacent channel interface within a reception bandwidth when applying a first receiver configuration for reception on the channel assignment; determining whether the adjacent channel interference meets a predetermined criterion with respect to a predetermined threshold; based on determining that the adjacent channel interference meets the predetermined criterion, switching from applying the first receiver configuration to applying a second receiver configuration for reception on the channel assignment, and transmitting to the network a message indicating a capability update of the apparatus with respect to at least one of frequency bands or frequency band combinations; or based on determining that the adjacent channel interference does not meet the predetermined criterion, continue applying the first receiver configuration for reception on the channel assignment.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 6, 2023
    Publication date: January 11, 2024
    Inventors: Bent Henneberg RYSGAARD, Stig BLÜCHER BRINK, Amol DHERE, Kim NIELSEN
  • Publication number: 20230396312
    Abstract: An apparatus comprising means for: determining orientation of the apparatus; receiving reference signals of a non-serving cell; measuring signal quality of the non-serving cell for a beam that is used for the serving cell; determining based on the orientation of the apparatus a first antenna gain index for the non-serving cell with said beam in response to adding the non-serving cell as a secondary cell in multi-carrier connectivity with a serving cell using the same antenna configuration for shaping an antenna beam that provides a spatial filter; and transmitting to a base station of the serving cell in-formation on said determined first an-tenna gain.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 31, 2023
    Publication date: December 7, 2023
    Applicant: NOKIA TECHNOLOGIES OY
    Inventors: Knud KNUDSEN, Kim NIELSEN, Samantha CAPORAL DEL BARRIO, Faranaz SABOURI-SICHANI, Benny VEJLGAARD, Simon SVENDSEN
  • Publication number: 20230361848
    Abstract: A method and apparatus for triggering a user equipment beam reconfiguration procedure are disclosed. The method comprises: receiving, at a user equipment, channel parameters relating an uplink channel and a downlink channel; determining, at the user equipment, from the channel parameters whether there is a mismatch in uplink channel and downlink channel performance and, if so; triggering, at the user equipment, a user equipment beam reconfiguration procedure.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 8, 2021
    Publication date: November 9, 2023
    Applicant: NOKIA TECHNOLOGIES OY
    Inventors: Samantha CAPORAL DEL BARRIO, Simon SVENDSEN, Johannes HARREBEK, Kim NIELSEN
  • Publication number: 20230341182
    Abstract: The present disclosure relates to a process for electrostatic spray drying of a living microorganism, the process comprising the following steps: a. Providing a suspension, comprising a number of components, including a microorganism, a solvent and an additive; b. Applying an electrostatic charge to said suspension; c. Forming droplets of said suspension; d. Drying said droplets, thereby forming dried particles; and e. (Optionally) collecting the dried particles.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 29, 2021
    Publication date: October 26, 2023
    Applicant: Chr. Hansen A/S
    Inventors: Jimi Kjaersgaard Pettersson, Wendy Ossieur, Michelle Milling Madsen, Kim Nielsen
  • Publication number: 20230308142
    Abstract: An apparatus configured to enable different modes of concurrent radio transmission and radio reception, in the same time-frequency channel, using multiple antennas, the apparatus comprising means for a) selecting concurrent transmission and reception on different ones of the multiple antennas, b) selecting concurrent transmission and reception at overlapping frequencies or at non-overlapping frequencies, c) selecting one of non-diversity reception, diversity reception, or multiple-input multiple-output (MIMO) reception.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 22, 2023
    Publication date: September 28, 2023
    Inventors: Kim NIELSEN, Poul OLESEN, Simon SVENDSEN, Stig BLÜCHER BRINK, Johannes HARREBEK
  • Publication number: 20230283417
    Abstract: An apparatus comprising: a switching arrangement configured to split an antenna array panel, comprising an array of antenna elements, to provide a first part for a first downlink beam from a first transmitter and a second part for a second downlink beam from a second transmitter, wherein the first downlink beam and the second downlink beam have independent directions; and the switching arrangement being configured to enable inter-band carrier aggregation at receiver circuitry using a first component carrier received at the first part of the antenna array panel via the first downlink beam and a second component carrier received at the second part of the antenna array panel via the second downlink beam.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 6, 2023
    Publication date: September 7, 2023
    Inventors: Simon SVENDSEN, Kim NIELSEN, Samantha CAPORAL DEL BARRIO, Benny VEJLGAARD, Poul OLESEN, Knud KNUDSEN, Faranaz SABOURI-SICHANI
  • Patent number: 11731850
    Abstract: In some examples, a substrate handling system includes a sheet processing machine and at least one alignment device that includes at least four stops. At least one stop is configured as a front stop, at least one stop is configured as a rear stop, and at least two stops are configured as lateral stops. The at least two lateral stops are arranged opposite one another, and the at least one front stop and the at least one rear stop are arranged opposite one another. The alignment device includes at least one support element that is configured as a propping element for propping at least one partial stack of sheets in the alignment device. Further, at least one respective support element is arranged at the at least two lateral stops and at the at least one rear stop.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 24, 2020
    Date of Patent: August 22, 2023
    Assignee: KOENIG & BAUER AG
    Inventors: Hans Christiansen, Dragan Dragoz, Kurt Genefke, Kaj Verner Madsen, Kim Nielsen, Julian Schubert
  • Publication number: 20230223967
    Abstract: An apparatus comprising includes first and second radio frequency circuitry configured for operation at least in one or more first and second radio frequency bands, respectively; and first and second antenna arrangements configured for operation in the one or more first and second radio frequency bands, respectively. The apparatus also includes first and second radio frequency coupling for transferring of a signal between the first and second antenna arrangements, respectively, and the first and second radio frequency circuitry, respectively. The apparatus further includes a controller for assessing whether a signal can be transferred between the second antenna arrangement and the first radio frequency circuitry and, in dependence upon the assessment, for transferring the signal therebetween, via a frequency converter configured to enable, for the signal, frequency conversion between the one or more second radio frequency bands and the one or more first radio frequency bands.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 13, 2023
    Publication date: July 13, 2023
    Applicant: NOKIA TECHNOLOGIES OY
    Inventors: Kim NIELSEN, Faranaz SABOURI-SICHANI
  • Publication number: 20230216579
    Abstract: Apparatuses and methods for communication in non-terrestrial networks are provided. Downlink transmission from a satellite node is received (300). Pathloss of uplink transmission to the satellite node is estimated (302). Based on the path loss, it is determined (304) whether uplink transmission of the apparatus can reach the satellite node and uplink transmission suspended (306) if determination indicates that the transmission will not reach the node.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 26, 2021
    Publication date: July 6, 2023
    Inventors: Kim NIELSEN, István Zsolt KOVÁCS, Rafhael MEDEIROS DE AMORIM
  • Publication number: 20230198695
    Abstract: An apparatus such as a user equipment configured to support an irregular bandwidth signal. The apparatus comprising multiple means for frequency translating a wireless communication signal in a frequency bandwidth that is different to a predefined bandwidth and for filtering said frequency translated wireless communication signals. Means for adjusting a centre frequency used by the multiple means for frequency translating; and control means.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 16, 2022
    Publication date: June 22, 2023
    Inventors: Kim NIELSEN, Knud KNUDSEN, Alessio MARCONE, Amol DHERE, Stig BLÜCHER BRINK, Karsten PETERSEN
  • Publication number: 20230118653
    Abstract: A user equipment, method and computer program for adjusting an effective centre frequency of channel filter in a user equipment to improve the adjacent selectivity when the network is transmitting on an irregular bandwidth channel and the user equipment is receiving the signal via a channel filter that has a wider pass band than the bandwidth of the channel. The method comprises filtering received wireless communication signals at a channel filter. Identifying a preferred centre frequency for the channel filter by: adjusting a centre frequency of the channel filter; determining a level of adjacent channel selectivity of signals filtered by the channel filter; comparing a level of adjacent channel selectivity at different centre frequencies of the channel filter; and identifying the preferred centre frequency as the centre frequency that provides a highest level of adjacent channel selectivity.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 30, 2022
    Publication date: April 20, 2023
    Applicant: Nokia Technologies Oy
    Inventors: Kim NIELSEN, Faranaz SABOURI-SICHANI, Iwajlo ANGELOW
  • Publication number: 20220399918
    Abstract: An apparatus is provided that includes a planar printed circuit board having at least receiver circuitry. The apparatus also includes a plurality of directional antennas that have radiation patterns that cover a respective plurality of partially overlapping sectors that extend outwardly from the printed circuit board. The apparatus further includes control circuitry for controlling a discovery process for discovering availability of multiple radio links. The control circuitry is configured to receive a plurality of quality measurements for signals received via the respective plurality of directional antennas. The control circuitry is also configured to select directional antennas for communicating data via radio links based on the plurality of quality measurements. A portable electronic device and a stationary electron device that include the apparatus are also provided.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 9, 2022
    Publication date: December 15, 2022
    Applicant: NOKIA TECHNOLOGIES OY
    Inventors: Poul OLESEN, Kim Nielsen, Simon Svendsen, Bent Henneberg Rysgaard
  • Publication number: 20220396448
    Abstract: In some examples, a substrate handling system includes a sheet processing machine and at least one alignment device that includes at least four stops. At least one stop is configured as a front stop, at least one stop is configured as a rear stop, and at least two stops are configured as lateral stops. The at least two lateral stops are arranged opposite one another, and the at least one front stop and the at least one rear stop are arranged opposite one another. The alignment device includes at least one support element that is configured as a propping element for propping at least one partial stack of sheets in the alignment device. Further, at least one respective support element is arranged at the at least two lateral stops and at the at least one rear stop.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 24, 2020
    Publication date: December 15, 2022
    Inventors: Hans CHRISTIANSEN, Dragan DRAGOZ, Kurt GENEFKE, Kaj Verner MADSEN, Kim NIELSEN, Julian SCHUBERT
  • Publication number: 20220337274
    Abstract: An apparatus comprising: first radio frequency receiver circuitry configured for operation at least in one or more first radio frequency bands; at least a first antenna arrangement configured for operation in the one or more first radio frequency bands; at least a second antenna arrangement configured for operation in one or more second radio frequency bands; a frequency down-converter for converting a frequency of a signal received via the second antenna arrangement, in one or more second radio frequency bands, to the one or more first radio frequency bands; a radio frequency path to the first radio frequency receiver circuitry that is configured for transferring the signal received via the second antenna arrangement after down-conversion to the one or more first radio frequency bands and for transferring a signal received via the first antenna arrangement in the one or more first radio frequency bands.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 14, 2022
    Publication date: October 20, 2022
    Applicant: Nokia Technologies Oy
    Inventor: Kim NIELSEN
  • Publication number: 20220225270
    Abstract: In accordance with an example embodiment of the present invention, a method comprising: receiving from a network node, by a user equipment of a plurality of user equipment associated with more than one communication beam of a communication network, information comprising locations in time of the user equipment during paging occasions with at least one cell of the communication network associated over more than one communication beam, wherein the information identifies any provided order of the more than one communication beam covering the locations in time of the user equipment during the paging occasions; and based on the information, identifying by the user equipment at least one communication beam and timing of at least one paging occasion, of the paging occasions, for the user equipment.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 17, 2020
    Publication date: July 14, 2022
    Inventors: Jeroen WIGARD, Mads LAURIDSEN, Kim NIELSEN, István Z. KOVÁCS, Jens STEINER, Rafhael AMORIM, Nuno K. PRATAS