Patent Number: 7,715,358

Title: OFDMA with adaptive subcarrier-cluster configuration and selective loading

Abstract: A method and apparatus for allocating subcarriers in an orthogonal frequency division multiple access (OFDMA) system is described. In one embodiment, the method comprises allocating at least one diversity cluster of subcarriers to a first subscriber and allocating at least one coherence cluster to a second subscriber.

Inventors: Li; Xiaodong (Bellevue, WA), Liu; Hui (Clyde Hill, WA), Zhang; Wenzhong (Bellevue, WA), Li; Kemin (Bellevue, WA)

Assignee: Adaptix, Inc.

International Classification: H04W 4/00 (20090101); H04B 7/204 (20060101); H04B 7/208 (20060101); H04J 1/00 (20060101)

Expiration Date: 5/11/12018