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Jack M Holtzman, Gang Bao: Forward-link scheduling in a wireless communication system during soft and softer handoff. Qualcomm Incorporated, Philip Wadsworth, Sandra L Godsey, July 6, 2004: US06760587 (110 worldwide citation)

A method and apparatus for scheduling transmit rates and power levels for data in conjunction with a voice-data communication during conditions of soft and softer handoff. During conditions of no handoff, or hard handoff, an algorithm selects a slot reflecting a favored power level and transmission ...


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Gang Bao, Shuming Nie, Nitin Nitin, Leslie LaConte: Multifunctional magnetic nanoparticle probes for intracellular molecular imaging and monitoring. Georgia Tech Research Corporation, Emory University, Sutherland Asbill & Brennan, December 2, 2008: US07459145 (67 worldwide citation)

The present invention provides multifunctional magnetic nanoparticle probe compositions for molecular imaging and monitoring, comprising a nucleic acid or polypeptide probe, a delivery ligand, and a magnetic nanoparticle having a biocompatible coating thereon. The probe compositions may further comp ...


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Jack Holtzman, Gang Bao: Forward-link scheduling in a wireless communication system. Qualcomm Incorporated, Philip Wadsworth, Thien Nguyen, Erin Madill, February 1, 2005: US06850506 (48 worldwide citation)

A method and apparatus for selecting a favored transmission slot for communicating non-voice data in conjunction with a voice-data communication. The slot, reflecting a favored power level and transmission rate for transmitting the non-voice data on a supplemental channel, is selected based upon the ...


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Gang Bao, Andrew Tsourkas, Yangqing Xu: Dual resonance energy transfer nucleic acid probes. Georgia Tech Research Corporation, Sutherland Asbill & Brennan, July 25, 2006: US07081336 (46 worldwide citation)

Dual nucleic acid probes with resonance energy transfer moieties are provided. In particular, fluorescent or luminescent resonance energy transfer moieties are provided on hairpin stem-loop molecular beacon probes that hybridize sufficiently near each other on a subject nucleic acid, e.g. mRNA, to g ...


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Jack Holtzman, Gang Bao: Method and apparatus for determining available transmit power in a wireless communication system. Qualcomm Incorporated, Philip Wadsworth, Kent Baker, Tom Rouse, June 1, 2004: US06745044 (46 worldwide citation)

Techniques to (more accurately) estimate the transmit power available for data service in a future time period (e.g., the next frame). In accordance with one aspect, variation in the available transmit power over time is estimated. A first margin is then computed and used to account for the estimate ...


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Stein A Lundby, Leonid Razoumov, Gang Bao: Method and apparatus for high rate packet data and low delay data transmissions. Qualcomm Incorporated, Philip R Wadsworth, Thien T Nquyen, W Chris Kim, June 27, 2006: US07068683 (43 worldwide citation)

In a wireless communication system a method for combination transmission of packet data and low delay data. In one embodiment a parallel signaling channel provides a message to receivers indicating a target recipient of packet data. The message also identifies the transmission channels used for pack ...


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Stein A Lundby, Leonid Razoumov, Gang Bao, Yongbin Wei: Method and apparatus for determining a data rate in a high rate packet data wireless communications system. QUALCOMM Incorporated, Philip R Wadsworth, Thien T Nguyen, December 6, 2005: US06973098 (36 worldwide citation)

In a wireless communication system a method for combination transmission of packet data and low delay data. In one embodiment a parallel signaling channel provides a message to receivers indicating a target recipient of packet data. The message also identifies the transmission channels used for pack ...


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Gang Bao, David Puig Oses: Method and apparatus for scheduling packet data transmissions in a wireless communication system. Qualcomm Incorporated, Philip Wadsworth, Sandra L Godsey, September 7, 2004: US06788687 (36 worldwide citation)

A method for scheduling packet data transmissions in a wireless communication system wherein a per-user Priority Function (PF) is calculated based on the channel condition and throughput for each user. In one embodiment, the system supports retransmission of data packets and sub-packets, wherein the ...


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Yongbin Wei, Jack M Holtzman, Gang Bao, Sandip Sarkar, David Puig Oses: Outer-loop scheduling design for communication systems with channel quality feedback mechanisms. Qualcomm, Philip R Wadsworth, Thien T Nguyen, Roberta A Young, January 30, 2007: US07170876 (27 worldwide citation)

Methods and apparatus are presented for dynamically adjusting parameters of an outer-loop algorithm, which is used to determine the feasibility of a transmission format. The parameters of the outer-loop algorithm are adjusted according to channel conditions. In one embodiment, an erasure-based appro ...


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Gang Bao, David Puig Oses: Method and apparatus for scheduling packet data transmissions in a wireless communication system. QUALCOMM Incorporated, Howard H Seo, Rupit M Patel, Thomas R Rouse, December 9, 2008: US07463631 (20 worldwide citation)

A method for scheduling packet data transmissions in a wireless communication system wherein a per-user Priority Function (PF) is calculated based on the channel condition and throughput for each user. In one embodiment, the system supports retransmission of data packets and sub-packets, wherein the ...