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Mohamed Elgebaly, Khurram Zaka Malik, Lew G Chua Eoan, Seong Ook Jung: Adaptive voltage scaling for an electronics device. QUALCOMM Incorporated, Kenyon Jenckes, William Marcus Hooks, Thomas R Rouse, August 26, 2008: US07417482 (34 worldwide citation)

Techniques for adaptively scaling voltage for a processing core are described. In one scheme, the logic speed and the wire speed for the processing core are characterized, e.g., using a ring oscillator having multiple signal paths composed of different circuit components. A target clock frequency fo ...


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Octavian Florescu, Amr M Fahim, Chiewcharn Narathong: PLL lock management system. Qualcomm Incorporated, Kenyon Jenckes, Larry J Moskowitz, Thomas Rouse, January 29, 2008: US07323944 (22 worldwide citation)

A PLL includes a charge pump, a loop filter, a VCO, and a calibration unit. The calibration unit performs coarse tuning to select one or multiple frequency ranges, performs fine tuning to determine an initial control voltage that puts the VCO near a desired operating frequency, measures the VCO gain ...


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Yan Li, Chidambaram Krishnan, James A Hutchison, Rotem Cooper: System selection and acquisition for a wireless device. Qualcomm Incorporated, Thomas Rouse, Charles D Brown, Kenyon Jenckes, March 20, 2007: US07194264 (16 worldwide citation)

Wireless devices with different capabilities may use a single file containing multiple (e.g., two) PRLs for system selection and acquisition. A first PRL in the file has a first (e.g., IS-683-A) format and includes PRL information for, e.g., 1x systems. A second PRL has a second (e.g., IS-683-C) for ...


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Baaziz Achour: System and method for minimizing hardware and maximizing capacity in a wireless communications system. QUALCOMM Incorporated, Thomas R Rouse, Kenyon Jenckes, Eric Ho, January 1, 2008: US07315744 (11 worldwide citation)

A system for improving the efficiency of a wireless communications network that employs a plurality of frequencies per cell. The system includes a first mechanism that monitors the network load associated with each of the plurality of frequencies and provides corresponding status values in response ...


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Navid Hassanpour Ghady, Joseph B Soriaga, John Edward Smee, Jilei Hou: Systems and methods for distributed beamforming based on carrier-to-caused interference. QUALCOMM Incorporated, Kenyon Jenckes, Mary A Fales, September 4, 2012: US08259599 (10 worldwide citation)

In accordance with a method for distributed beamforming based on carrier to caused interference, a base station may receive channel state information from users. The base station may select a codeword from a codebook. The codeword may be selected so as to maximize a utility function that is based on ...


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Abhay Arvind Joshi, Ramin Rezaiifar, Simon Turner: Techniques for accessing a wireless communication system with tune-away capability. QUALCOMM Incorporated, Kenyon Jenckes, Kristine U Ekwueme, December 7, 2010: US07848305 (6 worldwide citation)

To access a first communication system, a terminal determines a transmission time for an access probe, an expected response time from the system, and a protected time interval based on the transmission time and/or expected response time. The terminal determines a starting time for sending the access ...


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Nitin Kasturi, Rajat Rajinderkumar Dhawan, Daisuke Terasawa, Avneesh Agrawal, Arak Sutivong: Method and apparatus for W-CDMA modulation. Qualcomm, Philip R Wadsworth, Charles D Brown, Kenyon Jenckes, March 14, 2006: US07012911 (6 worldwide citation)

Techniques for efficient W-CDMA modulation are disclosed. In one aspect, a multiplexing/coding chain for use in modulation such as that defined by the W-CDMA specification is disclosed. In another aspect, transport blocks are processed and concatenated, utilizing memory efficiently. This aspect has ...


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Sanjeev Khushu, Sriram Nagesh Nookala, Simon Turner, Uppinder Singh Babbar: Arbitration of resources at a wireless device among contending applications. QUALCOMM Incorporated, Kenyon Jenckes, Kristine U Ekwueme, May 14, 2013: US08443083 (5 worldwide citation)

Multiple applications sharing common resources are arbitrated such that failures resulting from unavailable resources can be avoided. Whenever an application (e.g., a data application) desires to perform an operation (e.g., PPP resynchronization) that requires the use of a shared resource (e.g., an ...


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Tao Li: Virtual dual-port synchronous RAM architecture. Qualcomm, Philip R Wadsworth, Charles D Brown, Kenyon Jenckes, August 9, 2005: US06928027 (5 worldwide citation)

Disclosed is a virtual dual-port synchronous RAM device, system, and method, wherein the design requires minimal hardware cost compared with a dual-port RAM architecture or the traditional architecture used with a single-port RAM. Disclosed is a read/write memory device including means to accept sig ...


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Gary John Ballantyne: Adaptive receiver for wireless communication device. QUALCOMM Incorporated, Kenyon Jenckes, Ramin Mobarhan, November 15, 2011: US08060041 (5 worldwide citation)

In general, the disclosure is directed to techniques for combining a high performance receiver and a low power receiver within a wireless communication device (WCD) to reduce power consumption. Upon receiving a signal from a base station, a controller within the WCD detects one or more channel condi ...