University of Southern California WiDeS - Wireless Devices and Systems Group The USC Andrew and Erna Viterbi School of Engineering USC

PATENTS

 

Submitted

 

#              USPTO Appl.        Title

                Number                

 

P-89        20140307837                     
J. H. Winters, Y. S. Choi, B. J. Kim, A. F. Molisch, M. Z. Win, H. Luo, “Method of selecting receive antennas for MIMO systems”, filed Oct. 16, 2014,

 

P-88        0130322426        
S. Niranjayan and A. F. Molisch, “Timing Synchronization of Wireless Networks”, US Patent Application, filed May 30, 2013.

 

P-87        20120140835                     
N. Czink, T. Zemen, L. Bernado, and A. F. Molisch, “Channel estimation in an OFDM transmission system”, filed Nov. 11, 2011.

 

P-86        20100226415                     
N. B. Mehta, D. Wang, H. Zhang, A. F. Molisch, J. Zhang, “Mapping for MIMO Communication Apparatus”, filed Feb. 28, 2006

 

P-85        20100097985   
P. V. Orlik, R. Yim, A. F. Molisch, Z. Tao, “Method for Randomly Accessing a Wireless Network”, filed March 11, 2009.

 

P-84        20090268641     
R. Yim, A. F. Molisch, and J. Zhang, “Method for Switching a Mobile Station between Groups in Wimax Networks”, filed April 24, 2008

 

P-83        20090225883                     
P. V. Orlik, T. Kuze, A. F. Molisch, Z. Tao, J. Zhang, “Analog Beamforming to Reduce Interference in Wimax Networks”, filed March 12, 2009.

 

P-82        20090225728
Z. Tao, A. F. Molisch, P. V. Orlik, J. Zhang, T. Kuze, “Analog Beamforming”, filed Jan 23, 2009.

 

P-81        20090225720                     
A. F. Molisch
, Z. Tao, P. V. Orlik, J. Zhang, L. Dong, L. Liu, and T. Kuze, “Base Station Cooperation and Channel Estimation”, filed Jan 23, 2009.

 

P-80        20090180568                     
P. V. Orlik, W. Matsumoto, A. F> Molisch, Z. Tao, J. Zhang, “Hybrid Automatic Repeat Requests Coding in MIMO Networks”, filed Sept. 26, 2008.

 

P-79        20090180459                     
P. V. Orlik, A. F. Molisch, Z. Tao, and J. Zhang, “OFDMA Frame Structures for Uplinks in MIMO Networks”, filed Sept. 29, 2008.

 

P-78        20090170458                     
A. F. Molisch
, I. Guvenc, and Z. Sahinoglu, “Method and Receiver for Identifying a Leading Edge Time Period in a Received Radio Signal”, filed May 29, 2008.

 

P-77        20090147728                     
G. K. Atia and A. F. Molisch, “Wireless Cooperative Relay Network Transmitting Data using Imperfect CSI”, filed Dec. 5, 2007.

 

P-76        20090129501                     
N. B. Mehta, Y. Li, An F. Molisch, and J. Zhang, “Optimal signaling and selection verification for transmit antenna selection with erroneous feedback”, filed Feb. 19, 2008.

 

P-74        20090124290                     
Z. Tao, T. Wang, A. F. Molisch, P. V. Orlik, and J. Zhang, “Antenna Selection for SDMA Transmissions in OFDMA Networks”, filed Nov. 9, 2007.

 

P-73        20090091400     
P. V. Orlik, A. F. Molisch, Z. Sahinoglu, “Method and Apparatus for Generating Dynamically Varying Time Hopping Sequences for UWB Signals”, filed July 7, 2008.

 

P-72        20090075590                     
Z. Sahinoglu, I. Guvenc, and A. F. Molisch, Method and System for Estimating Time of Arrival of Signals Using Multiple Different Time Scales”, filed April 12, 2007.

 

P-71        20090016372                     
Z. Tao, A. F. Molisch, P. V. Orlik, S. Uchida, K. Sawa, “Signaling and Training for Antenna Selection in OFDMA Networks”, filed May 8, 2008.

 

P-70        20080247442                     
P. V. Orlik, A. F. Molisch, and S. Zhao, “Method, Apparatus, and System for Modulating and Demodulating Signals Compatible with Multiple Receiver Types and Designed for Improved Receiver Performance”, filed Jan 17, 2008

 

P-69        20080212538                     
A. F. Molisch
, “Antenna Selection For Multi-Input Multi-Output System”, filed Jan 11, 2008.

 

P-68        20080144562                     
S. C. Draper, L. Liu, A. F. Molisch, and J. S. Yedidia, “Cooperative Routing in Wireless Networks using Mutual-Information Accumulation”,

 

P-67        20080144512                     
A. F. Molisch,
N. B. Mehta, J. S. Yedidia, Z. Tao, Z. Sahinoglu, P. V. Orlik, and J. Zhang, “Route Selection in Cooperative Relay Networks”, filed Dec. 5, 2006

 

P-66        20080031250                     
N. B. Mehta, R. Yim, A. F. Molisch, and J. Zhang, “Energy accumulation in destination nodes of wireless relay networks”, filed Aug. 1, 2006.

 

P-65        20070274261                     
Sahinoglu, A.  F. Molisch, and P. V. Orlik, “Method for transmitting a communications packet in a wireless communications network”, filed June 29, 2006.

 

P-64        20070224943     
D. Gu, A. F. Molisch, . Zhang, H. zhang, and D. Wang, ““Antenna selection with RF imbalance”, filed March 23, 2006.

 

Granted

 

#              USPTO Patent      Title

                Number                

 

P-64        8,725,102     
J. H. Winters, Y. S. Choi, B. J. Kim, A. F. Molisch, M. Z. Win, H. Luo, “Method of selecting receive antennas for MIMO systems”, filed Oct. 26, 2010, granted May 13, 2014.

 

P-63        8,514,815     
D. Gu, H. Zhang, J. Zhang, and A. F. Molisch, “Training Signals for Selecting Antennas and Beams in Mimo Wireless LANs”, filed Sept. 30, 2005, granted August 20, 2013.

 

P-62        8,374,096     
D. Gu, H. zhang, J. Zhang, and A. F. Molisch, “Method for Selecting Antennas and Beams in MIMO Wireless LANs”, filed Nov. 3, 2008. Granted Feb. 12, 2013.

 

P-61        8,284,686     
D. Gu, H. Zhang, J. Zhang, and A. F. Molisch, “Antenna/beam selection training in MIMO wireless LANS with different sounding frames, filed March 30, 2006, granted Oct. 9, 2012.

 

P-60        8,274,930     
P. V. Orlik, T. Kuze, A. F. Molisch, Z. Tao, and J. Zhang, “Analog beamforming to reduce interference in WiMAX networks”, filed March 12, 2009, granted Sept. 25, 2012.

 

P-59        8,243,649     
R. Yim, A. F. Molisch, and J. Zhang, “Method for transmitting packets in relay networks”, , 2012, filed Nov. 26, 2008, granted Aug. 14, 2012

 

P-58        8,218,523     
Z. Tao, P. V. Orilk, Z. Sahinoglu, A. F. Molisch, and J. Zhang, “Cooperative ultra-reliable wireless communications”, filed April 7, 2009, granted July 10, 2012.

 

P-57        8,179,990     
P. V. Orlik, W. Matsumoto, A. F. Molisch, Z. Tao, and J. Zhang, “Coding for large antenna arrays in MIMO networks”, filed Sept. 17, 2008, granted May 15, 2012.

 

P-56        8,073,071     
P. V. Orlik, W. Matsumoto, A. F. Molisch, Z. Tao, and J. Zhang, “Hybrid automatic repeat requests coding in MIMO networks”, filed Sept. 26, 2008, granted Dec. 6, 2011.

 

P-55        8,054,776     
A. F. Molisch, R. Yim, and N. B. Mehta, “Multiple power-multiple access in wireless networks for interference cancellation”, filed Nov. 16, 2007, granted Nov. 8, 2011.

 

P-54        8,046,029     
K. T. Teo, N. B. Mehta, and A. F. Molisch, “Method for selecting antennas in a wireless networks”, filed March 26, 2008, granted Oct. 25, 2011.

 

P-53        8,040,810     
M. Brand, P. Maymounkov, and A. F. Molisch, “Method for routing packets in wireless ad-hoc networks with probabilistic delay guarantees”, filed Nov. 26, 2008, granted October 18, 2011.

 

P-52        8,009,580     
Z. Tao, A. F. Molisch, P. V. Orlik, J. Zhang, S. Uchida, and K. Sawa, “Signaling and training for antenna selection in OFDMA networks”, filed May 8, 2008, granted August 30, 2011.

 

P-51        7,995,644     
Z. Sahinoglu, P. V. Orlik, and A. F. Molisch, “Device, method and protocol for private UWB ranging”, filed Nov. 10, 2005, granted August 9, 2011.

 

P-50        7,917,107     
D. Gu, A. F. Molisch, J. Zhang, H. Zhang, and D. Wang, “Antenna selection with RF imbalance”, filed March 23, 2006, granted March 29, 2011.

 

P-49        7,912,014     
A. F. Molisch, M. V. Clark, H. Dai, M. Z. Win, and J. H. Winters, “Method and apparatus for reducing interference in multiple-input-multiple-output (MIMO) systems”, filed Sept. 26, 2002, granted March 22, 2011.

 

P-48        7,844,240     
J. H. Winters, Y. S. Choi, B. J. Kim, A. F. Molisch, M. Z. Win, H. Luo, “Method of selecting receive antennas for MIMO systems”, filed Aug. 30, 2007, Nov. 30, 2010.

 

P-47        7,826,853     
A. F. Molisch
, L. Dong, P. V. Orlik, J. Zhang, “Cooperative base stations in wireless networks”, filed Nov. 2, 2007, granted Nov. 2, 2010.

 

P-46        7,822,029     
M. Brand and A. F. Molisch, “Method for routing packets in ad-hoc networks with partial channel state information”, filed Nov. 14, 2008, granted Octo. 26, 2010.Z.

 

P-45        7,801,107     
Z. Sahinoglu, A. F. Molisch, and P. V. Orlik, “Method for transmitting a communications packet in a wireless communications network”, filed June 29 2006, granted Sept. 21, 2010.

 

P-44        7,792,091     
Z. Sahinoglu and A. F. Molisch, “Method for transmitting a communications packet in a wireless communications network”, filed June 27, 2006, granted Sept. 7, 2010.

 

P-43        7,778,659     
N. B. Mehta, A. F. Molisch, and R. Yim, “Multiple access by varying received power in wireless networks”, filed July 20, 2007, granted August 17, 2010.

 

P-42        7,778,598     
N. Devroye, N. B. Mehta, and A. F. Molisch, “Asymmetric cooperation in downlink cellular networks with relay stations”, filed Jan 22, 2007, granted August 17, 2010.

 

P-41        7,756,099     
Z. Tao, C. Nie, N. B. Mehta, A. F. Molisch, and J. Zhang, “Method and system for selecting antennas adaptively in OFDMA networks”, filed July 13, 2007; granted July 13, 2010.

 

P-40        7,729,659     
A. F. Molisch
and J. Zhang, “Method for signaling quality of range estimates in UWB devices”, filed June 16, 2006, granted June 1, 2010.

 

P-39        7,706,283     
N. B. Mehta, R. Madan, A. F. Molisch, and J. Zhang, “Decentralized and dynamic route selection in cooperative relay networks”, filed Sept. 25, 2006, granted April 27, 2010.

 

P-38        7,684,337     
N. B. Mehta, R. Madan, A. F. Molisch, and J. Zhang, “Method and system for communicating in cooperative relay networks, filed Jan 17, 2006, granted March 23, 2010.

 

P-37        7,673,219     
A. F. Molisch, N. B. Mehta, J. S. Yedidia, and J. Zhang, “Cooperative relay networks using rateless codes”, 06, granted March 2, 2010.

 

P-36        7,623,081     
M. Saito, A. F. Molisch, and J. Zhang, “Wireless UWB connection for rotating RF antenna array”, filed Jan 25, 2008, granted Nov. 24, 2009.

 

P-35        7,620,369     
A. F. Molisch
, P. Orlik, “Adaptive frame durations for time-hopped impulse radio systems”, filed Jan 4, 2005, granted Nov. 17, 2009.

 

P-34        7,593,342     
A. F. Molisch, N. B. Mehta, J. S. Yedidia, Z. Tao, Z. Sahinoglu, P. V. Orlik, and J. Zhang “Route selection in cooperative relay networks”, filed Dec. 5, 2006, granted Sept. 22, 2009.

 

P-33        7,583,939     
N. B. Mehta, E. Bala, J. Zhang, A. F. Molisch, “Method and system for antenna selection in wireless networks”, filed Jan 5, 2007, granted Sept. 1, 2009.

 

P-32        7,573,933     
A. F. Molisch
, P. Orlik, “Adaptive delay adjustment for transmitted reference impulse radio systems”, filed Jan 4, 2005, granted August 11, 2009.

 

P-31        7,555,004     
P. Orlik, A. F. Molisch, “Coordinating communications in a heterogeneous communications network using different signal formats”, filed Feb. 6, 2004, granted June 30, 2009.

 

P-30        7,542,446     
N. B. Mehta, P. Sudarshan, A. F. Molisch, and J. Zhang, “Space time transmit diversity with subgroup rate control and subgroup antenna selection in multi-input multi-output communications systems”, filed April 21, 2004, granted June 2, 2009.

 

P-29        7,526,036     
N. B. Mehta, H. Zhang, A. F. Molisch, and J. Zhang, “System and method for transmitting signals in cooperative base station multi-user MIMO networks”, filed April 20, 2006, granted April 28, 2009.

 

P-28        7,496,153     
P. Orlik, A. F. Molisch, and S. Aedudodla, “Modulating signals for coherent and differentially coherent receivers”, filed Oct. 14, 2004, granted Feb. 24, 2009.

 

P-27        7,486,720     
A. F. Molisch, J. Du, and D. Gu, “Training frames for MIMO stations”, filed May 11, 2005, granted Feb. 3, 2009.

 

P-26        7,443,925     
N. B. Mehta, F. F. Digham, A. F. Molisch, J. Zhang, “Pilot and data signals for MIMO systems using channel statistics”, filed July 20, 2004, granted Oct. 28, 2008.

 

P-25        7,436,909     
Z. Sahinoglu, S. Gezici, and A. F. Molisch,  “Method for estimating time of arrival of received signals for ultra wide band impulse radio systems”, filed Nov. 15, 2004, granted Oct. 14, 2008.

 

P-24        7,403,746     
A. F. Molisch, Adaptive frame durations for time-hopped impulse radio systems, filed Aug. 8, 2005, granted July 22, 2008.

 

P-23        7,391,802     
P. Orlik, A. F. Molisch, and S. Zhao, “Modulating signals for coherent and differentially coherent receivers”, filed March 7, 2005, granted June 24, 2008. 

 

P-22        7,388,927     
P. Orlik and A. F. Molisch, “M-ary modulation of signals for coherent and differentially coherent receivers”, filed March 14, 2005, granted June 17, 2008. 

 

P-21        7,382,840     
A. F. Molisch
, S. Y. Kung, X. Zhang, and J. Zhang, “RF signal processing in multi-antenna systems”, filed July 29, 2003, granted June 3, 2008.

 

P-20        7,376,173     
J. S. Yedidia, A. F. Molisch, and K. Pedagani, “Unambiguously encoding and decoding signals for wireless channels”, filed Sept. 27, 2004, granted May 20, 2008.

 

P-19        7,359,470     
A. F. Molisch, J. Du, Y. Li, D. Gu, J. Zhang, “Minimizing feedback rate for channel state information in MIMO systems”, filed Sept. 10, 2004, granted April 15, 2008. 

 

P-18        7,356,100     
A. F. Molisch
, Y. Li, and J. Zhang, “Estimating channel impulse response and equalizer coefficients in UWB communication systems”, filed July 10, 2003, granted April 8, 2008. 

 

P-17        7,355,959     
A. F. Molisch
, Y. Li, and J. Zhang, “Interference suppression for OFDM-based UWB communication”, filed May 28, 2004, granted April 8, 2008. 

 

P-16        7,349,458     
S. Gezici, A. F. Molisch, H. Kobayashi, and H. V. Poor, “Linear receivers for time-hopping impulse radio systems”, filed May 17, 2004, granted March 25, 2008.

 

P-15        7,327,983     
N. B. Mehta, P. Sudarshan, A. F. Molisch, and J. Zhang, “RF-based antenna selection in MIMO systems”, filed June 25, 2004, granted Feb. 5, 2008. 

 

P-14        7,324,604     
A. F. Molisch
, Y. Wu, and S. Y. Kung, “System and method for shaping ultra wide bandwidth signal spectrum”, filed June 24, 2003, granted Jan 29, 2008. 

 

P-13        7,298,792     
Y. P. Nakache, A. F. Molisch, and J. zhang, “Randomly changing pulse polarity and phase in an UWB signal for power spectrum density shaping”, filed March 14, 2005, granted Nov. 20, 2007.

 

P-12        7,292,619     
A. F. Molisch
, S. Gezici, H. Kobayashi, and H. V. Poor, “Method and system for acquiring ultra-wide-bandwidth communications signals using sequential block searches”, filed April 30, 2003, granted Nov. 6, 2007.

 

P-11        7,283,798     
J. H. Winters, Y. S. Choi, B. J. Kim, A. F. Molisch, M. Z. Win, H. Luo, “Method of selecting receive antennas for MIMO systems”, filed Dec. 29, 2005, granted Oct. 16, 2007.

 

P-10        7,280,942     
N. B. Mehta, A. F. Molisch, J. Wu, and J. Zhang, “Method for representing a combination of signals with a distribution of a single lognormal random variable”, filed Aug. 15, 2005, granted Oct. 9, 2007.

 

P-09        7,227,903     
Y. P. Nakache and A. F. Molisch, “OFDM transmitter for generating FSK modulated signals”, filed July 22, 2003, granted June 5, 2007. 

 

P-08        7,164,720     
A. F. Molisch, S. Gezici, H. Kobayashi, and H. V. Poor, “Method and system for acquiring ultra-wide-bandwidth communications signals using average block searches”, filed April 30, 2003, granted Jan 16, 2007.

 

P-07        7,154,956     
A. F. Molisch and Y. P. Nakache, “OFDM receiver for detecting FSK modulated signals”, filed July 22, 2003, granted Dec. 26, 2006. 

 

P-06        7,103,326     
J. Wu, A. F. Molisch, J. Zhang, “Adaptive transmit diversity with quadrant phase constraining feedback”, filed Aug. 25, 2003, granted Sept. 5, 2006.

 

P-05        7,103,109     
Y. P. Nakache, A. F. Molisch, J. Zhang, “Randomly inverting pulse polarity in an UWB signal for power spectrum density shaping”, filed Feb. 10, 2003, granted Sept. 2006.

 

P-04        7,020,446     
N. B. Mehta, P. Sudarshan, A. F. Molisch, J. Zhang, “Multiple antennas at transmitters and receivers to achieving higher diversity and data rates in MIMO systems”, filed April 21, 2004, granted March 28, 2006. 

 

P-03        7,006,810     
J. H. Winters, Y. S. Choi, B. J. Kim, A. F. Molisch, M. Z. Win, and H. Lui, “Method of selecting receive antennas for MIMO systems”, filed Dec. 19, 2002, granted Feb. 28, 2006.

 

P-02        Austrian Pat. A. F. Molisch and E. Bonek, “Method for the determination of the optimum sampling time of digital signals by means of training sequences”

 

P-01        EP 0899922 A2  
A. F. Molisch, “Robust receiver for FSK signals”, filed Aug. 31, 1998, granted March 3, 1999.