Patents by Inventor Xiaofeng Tao

Xiaofeng Tao 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: 20240121771
    Abstract: A scheduling electronic device is used for selecting a candidate time-frequency resource set required for communication of a predetermined electronic device in the group to which the scheduling electronic device belongs; and the scheduling electronic device comprises a processing circuit, and the processing circuit is configured to: receive, from at least one member electronic device located in an overlapping region between said group and other groups, a cooperative sensing result obtained by sensing a time-frequency resource by the at least one member electronic device during at least a portion of a cooperative resource sensing window, so as to assist the scheduling electronic device in selecting a candidate time-frequency resource set, the cooperative resource sensing window being a time period for the at least one member electronic device to perform the assistance so as to sense the time-frequency resource.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 12, 2022
    Publication date: April 11, 2024
    Applicant: Sony Group Corporation
    Inventors: Yanzhao HOU, Xiaofeng TAO, Yang WEN, Chengrui WANG, Yinan GUO, Xiaoxue WANG, Chen SUN
  • Patent number: 11952402
    Abstract: A recombinant protein includes a TRAIL domain and an IgG binding domain IgBD. In the recombinant protein, IgBD can be fused at the N-terminus or C-terminus of the TRAIL domain. The anti-tumor effect of the recombinant protein after binding to endogenous or exogenous IgG is significantly stronger than that of TRAIL, and can be used in the treatment of cell proliferative diseases with high expression of death receptors.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 10, 2020
    Date of Patent: April 9, 2024
    Assignee: WEST CHINA HOSPITAL, SICHUAN UNIVERSITY
    Inventors: Xiaofeng Lu, Hao Yang, Ze Tao, Jingqiu Cheng
  • Publication number: 20240105496
    Abstract: The present invention provides a substrate supporting apparatus having a spin chuck and a plurality of locating pins. The spin chuck configured to support and rotate a substrate has a supporting surface. The locating pins are disposed at the periphery of the supporting surface for limiting the substrate horizontal displacement. The supporting surface defines a first annular region. The first annular region is divided into a plurality of pin regions and a plurality of non-pin regions. The pin regions and the non-pin regions are arranged alternatively in a circumferential direction of the first annular region. Each of the pin regions is corresponding to one locating pin. A plurality of Bernoulli holes are set in the first annular region and is configured as an uneven structure in the first annular region so as to supply stronger gas flow in the pin regions than in the non-pin regions.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 16, 2020
    Publication date: March 28, 2024
    Applicant: ACM RESEARCH (SHANGHAI), INC.
    Inventors: Hui Wang, Feng Liu, Xiaofeng Tao, Shena Jia, Fuping Chen, Haibo Hu, Yang Liu
  • Publication number: 20240080155
    Abstract: An apparatus and method in a wireless communication system and a computer readable storage medium. The apparatus comprises a processing circuit, which is configured to: configure a sounding reference signal (SRS) mapping structure for a user equipment on the basis of at least the number of antenna ports of the user equipment and the number of transmitting beams and/or receiving beams to be scanned; and notify the user equipment of the SRS mapping structure, wherein the SRS mapping structure at least comprises SRS resource settings for achieving uplink beam management and channel state information (CSI) acquisition at the same time, thereby reducing the system time delay and improving the uplink resource utilization rate.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 15, 2023
    Publication date: March 7, 2024
    Applicant: Sony Group Corporation
    Inventors: Jin XU, Dongru LI, Hang YANG, Xiaofeng TAO, Jianfei CAO
  • Patent number: 11909688
    Abstract: An apparatus and method in a wireless communication system, and a computer-readable storage medium The method comprises: determining, based on at least one or more of resource set configuration information, physical channel information, and service type information, configuration information of one or more parameter sets for a sidelink communication; and controlling a base station to send the determined configuration information of the one or more parameter sets to a user equipment so that the user equipment performs sidelink communication on the basis of the one or more parameter sets, the parameter set comprising at least a subcarrier interval and a cyclic prefix type. The method can flexibly configure the parameter set used for the sidelink communication in NR so as to improve the communication performance of the sidelink communication and meet higher requirements on a series of indicators in an NR scene such as the delay and the system stability.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 16, 2022
    Date of Patent: February 20, 2024
    Assignee: SONY GROUP CORPORATION
    Inventors: Yanzhao Hou, Xiaofeng Tao, Yuming Liu, Xin Guo, Zhaoqi Peng, Min Zhu
  • Patent number: 11856427
    Abstract: The present disclosure provides a wireless communication electronic device and method, and a computer-readable storage medium. Said electronic device comprises: a processing circuit, configured to: determine whether there is a need to currently execute measurement of a first channel busy ratio (CBR) on a first resource pool of a sidelink in the long term evolution (LTE) and measurement of a second CBR on a second resource pool of a sidelink in the new radio (NR) radio access technology; and having determined that the first CBR measurement and the second CBR measurement need to be executed currently, executing the first CBR measurement and/or the second CBR measurement at least on the basis of CBR coexistence measurement configuration.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 23, 2019
    Date of Patent: December 26, 2023
    Assignee: SONY CORPORATION
    Inventors: Yanzhao Hou, Xiaofeng Tao, Min Zhu, Xin Guo, Zhaoqi Peng, Lei Gao
  • Publication number: 20230388811
    Abstract: The present disclosure provides an electronic device and a method for wireless communication and a computer-readable storage medium. An electronic device comprising: a processing circuit configured to: generate, where a user equipment accesses an unauthorized frequency band successfully, an indication representing whether sharing a channel occupancy time of the user equipment with other user equipment is permitted; and send the indication to a base station or the other user equipment.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 10, 2023
    Publication date: November 30, 2023
    Applicant: Sony Group Corporation
    Inventors: Qimei CUI, Bowen CAI, Tao CUI, Xiaofeng TAO
  • Publication number: 20230387983
    Abstract: The present disclosure relates to an electronic device, a wireless communication method and a computer-readable medium. According to one embodiment, an electronic device for wireless communication comprises a processing circuit, wherein the processing circuit is configured to conduct control so as to send a reference signal for a direct link to the other user equipment or to receive same from the other user equipment; the processing circuit is also configured to conduct control so as to carry out beamforming-based direct link communication with the other user equipment; and at least one of a sending beam and a receiving beam for direct link communication is determined based on the measurement of the reference signal.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 16, 2023
    Publication date: November 30, 2023
    Applicant: Sony Group Corporation
    Inventors: Yanzhao HOU, Xiaofeng TAO, Zhaoqi PENG, Xin GUO, Yuming LIU, Min ZHU, Wei REN
  • Patent number: 11824806
    Abstract: An apparatus and method in a wireless communication system and a computer readable storage medium. The apparatus comprises a processing circuit, which is configured to: configure a sounding reference signal (SRS) mapping structure for a user equipment on the basis of at least the number of antenna ports of the user equipment and the number of transmitting beams and/or receiving beams to be scanned; and notify the user equipment of the SRS mapping structure, wherein the SRS mapping structure at least comprises SRS resource settings for achieving uplink beam management and channel state information (CSI) acquisition at the same time, thereby reducing the system time delay and improving the uplink resource utilization rate.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 1, 2023
    Date of Patent: November 21, 2023
    Assignee: SONY GROUP CORPORATION
    Inventors: Jin Xu, Dongru Li, Hang Yang, Xiaofeng Tao, Jianfei Cao
  • Publication number: 20230362687
    Abstract: Provided are an electronic device, a wireless communication method, and a non-transitory computer-readable storage medium. The electronic device comprises a processing circuit. The processing circuit is configured to: respectively receive a pre-configured first reference signal set and a pre-configured second reference signal set from a first transmission and reception point and a second transmission and reception point, wherein each reference signal set comprises at least one reference signal; determine, on the basis of the measured signal quality of each reference signal in each reference signal set, a beam failure reference signal in which a beam failure event occurs; and transmit, when it is determined that a beam failure event occurs in at least one reference signal, a beam failure recovery request to a base station. (FIG.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 15, 2021
    Publication date: November 9, 2023
    Applicant: Sony Group Corporation
    Inventors: Jin XU, Ying ZHOU, Xinli WANG, Xiaofeng TAO, Jianfei CAO
  • Publication number: 20230300798
    Abstract: The present disclosure relates to an electronic device, a method, and a storage medium for a wireless communication system. Various embodiments regarding resource allocation and management for sidelink communication are described. In an embodiment, an electronic device for a first terminal device includes a processing circuit configured to: search for time-frequency resources based on at least two allocation modes to obtain a candidate resource set; select a time-frequency resource from the candidate resource set; and notify a second terminal device of the selected time-frequency resource to be used for sidelink communication with the second terminal device. The processing circuit is further configured to send resource selection information to a base station, where the resource selection information indicates whether a specified resource is selected.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 30, 2021
    Publication date: September 21, 2023
    Applicant: Sony Group Corporation
    Inventors: Yanzhao HOU, Xiaofeng TAO, Yang WEN, Chengrui WANG, Xiaoxue WANG, Min LIU, Chen SUN
  • Patent number: 11765600
    Abstract: The present disclosure provides an electronic device and a method for wireless communication and a computer-readable storage medium. An electronic device comprising: a processing circuit configured to: generate, where a user equipment accesses an unauthorized frequency band successfully, an indication representing whether sharing a channel occupancy time of the user equipment with other user equipment is permitted; and send the indication to a base station or the other user equipment.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 28, 2022
    Date of Patent: September 19, 2023
    Assignee: SONY GROUP CORPORATION
    Inventors: Qimei Cui, Bowen Cai, Tao Cui, Xiaofeng Tao
  • Publication number: 20230292164
    Abstract: The present disclosure relates to an electronic device, a method, and a storage medium for a wireless communication system. Various embodiments of mobility management for multiple transmission and reception points (multi-TRP) are described. In an embodiment, an electronic device for a first TRP includes a processing circuit, where the processing circuit is configured to: in response to that the first TRP and the second TRP are a master TRP and a secondary TRP respectively serving a terminal device, provide measurement configuration information to the terminal device, receive a measurement report from the terminal device, and update TRPs serving the particular terminal device based at least on measurement quality of the first TRP and the second TRP.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 19, 2021
    Publication date: September 14, 2023
    Applicant: Sony Group Corporation
    Inventors: Yanzhao HOU, Xiaofeng TAO, Chengrui WANG, Yang WEN, Min ZHU, Xiaoxue WANG, Min LIU, Chen SUN
  • Publication number: 20230283414
    Abstract: The present disclosure relates to method and device for enhancing feedback channel in wireless communication. There is provided a receiving-side electronic device for a receiving side of a communication system, which includes a processing circuit configured to receive initial transmission information from a first electronic device among more than one transmitting-side electronic devices for a transmitting side of the communication system; in case that data information in the initial transmission information cannot be successfully decoded, acquire auxiliary information; and feed back the auxiliary information to the first electronic device, so that the first electronic device can perform the information retransmission by using the resources determined based on the auxiliary information.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 30, 2021
    Publication date: September 7, 2023
    Applicant: Sony Group Corporation
    Inventors: Yanzhao HOU, Xiaofeng TAO, Chengrui WANG, Yang WEN, Xiaoxue WANG, Min LIU, Chen SUN
  • Patent number: 11737069
    Abstract: The present disclosure provides a method and electronic apparatus for wireless communication and a computer readable storage medium. The electronic apparatus comprises a processing circuit. The electronic apparatus is configured to determine whether a related parameter of an available component carrier in a sidelink satisfies a preset condition; and if the related parameter satisfies a present condition, to configure the available parameter for use as a secondary component carrier in carrier aggregation of the sidelink.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 26, 2022
    Date of Patent: August 22, 2023
    Assignee: SONY GROUP CORPORATION
    Inventors: Yanzhao Hou, Xiaofeng Tao, Yuming Liu, Zhaoqi Peng, Xin Guo
  • Patent number: 11711133
    Abstract: An electronic device that includes a processing circuit configured to: receive information about a number N of candidate transmit beams from a user device, where N is an integer greater than 1; select from the N candidate transmit beams a transmit beam for sending downlink information to the user device; and determine, on the basis of the selected transmit beam, a transmission configuration indication (TCI) state, and send the TCI state to the user device. The electronic device, the wireless communication method and the computer readable storage medium enable a network-side device to notify the user device of the information about transmit beams.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 11, 2022
    Date of Patent: July 25, 2023
    Assignee: SONY GROUP CORPORATION
    Inventors: Jin Xu, Dongru Li, Wenjing Ren, Hang Yang, Xiaofeng Tao, Jianfei Cao
  • Publication number: 20230208583
    Abstract: An apparatus and method in a wireless communication system and a computer readable storage medium. The apparatus comprises a processing circuit, which is configured to: configure a sounding reference signal (SRS) mapping structure for a user equipment on the basis of at least the number of antenna ports of the user equipment and the number of transmitting beams and/or receiving beams to be scanned; and notify the user equipment of the SRS mapping structure, wherein the SRS mapping structure at least comprises SRS resource settings for achieving uplink beam management and channel state information (CSI) acquisition at the same time, thereby reducing the system time delay and improving the uplink resource utilization rate.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 1, 2023
    Publication date: June 29, 2023
    Applicant: Sony Group Corporation
    Inventors: Jin XU, Dongru LI, Hang YANG, Xiaofeng TAO, Jianfei CAO
  • Patent number: 11690093
    Abstract: The present invention provides an electronic device and method for wireless communication, and a computer readable storage medium. The electronic device comprises a processing circuit configured to: set a first timer used for counting the activation time of a current bandwidth part (BWP) for a user equipment on an unlicensed frequency band; and switch, when the first timer times out, the user equipment onto another BWP on the unlicensed frequency band.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 17, 2021
    Date of Patent: June 27, 2023
    Assignee: SONY GROUP CORPORATION
    Inventors: Qimei Cui, Zhenyu Xu, Tao Cui, Xiaofeng Tao, Bowen Cai, Jing Liu
  • Publication number: 20230141536
    Abstract: The present disclosure relates to an electronic device, a wireless communication method and a computer-readable medium. According to one embodiment, an electronic device for wireless communication comprises a processing circuit, wherein the processing circuit is configured to conduct control so as to send a reference signal for a direct link to the other user equipment or to receive same from the other user equipment; the processing circuit is also configured to conduct control so as to carry out beamforming-based direct link communication with the other user equipment; and at least one of a sending beam and a receiving beam for direct link communication is determined based on the measurement of the reference signal.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 28, 2022
    Publication date: May 11, 2023
    Applicant: Sony Group Corporation
    Inventors: Yanzhao HOU, Xiaofeng TAO, Zhaoqi PENG, Xin GUO, Yuming LIU, Min ZHU, Wei REN
  • Patent number: 11632212
    Abstract: An apparatus and method in a wireless communication system and a computer readable storage medium. The apparatus comprises a processing circuit, which is configured to: configure a sounding reference signal (SRS) mapping structure for a user equipment on the basis of at least the number of antenna ports of the user equipment and the number of transmitting beams and/or receiving beams to be scanned; and notify the user equipment of the SRS mapping structure, wherein the SRS mapping structure at least comprises SRS resource settings for achieving uplink beam management and channel state information (CSI) acquisition at the same time, thereby reducing the system time delay and improving the uplink resource utilization rate.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 27, 2021
    Date of Patent: April 18, 2023
    Assignee: SONY GROUP CORPORATION
    Inventors: Jin Xu, Dongru Li, Hang Yang, Xiaofeng Tao, Jianfei Cao