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350+ Slides / Videos

1. 5G Requirements and Standardization

  • IMT-2020/5G Requirements
  • 3GPP Standardization Process and Time Lines
  • Preview of Key Design Principles and Features in NR

2. Super Quick Review of LTE

  • E-UTRAN/EPC Architecture and Protocol Architecture
  • Frame Structure, Physical Channels and Signals 
  • Resource allocation and Transmission Protocols 
  • System Access and Mobility Management 
  • Carrier Aggregation and Dual Connectivity 
  • LTE Roadmap to LTE-Advanced (Pro)

3. 5G RAN and 5G Core Network Architecture 

  • 5GC/RAN Overview
  • Overview of key Network Functions and Interfaces
  • 5G RAN Functions and Internal Architecture
  • 5G Co-deployment and Migration Options
  • Review Discussion and Comparison with LTE

4. NR Air Interface Protocol Layers

  • Overview of Control and User Plane Protocols
  • SDAP and QoS Handling
  • PDCP and Packet Duplication
  • RLC and MAC Functions
  • RRC Functions
  • NAS Signaling
  • Review Discussion and Comparison with LTE

5. NR Transmission’s Time and Frequency Structure

  • Band Dependent and Flexible Numerology 
  • Unified Frame Structure (FDD/TDD/Unlicensed)
  • Flexible Start times and Duration (Mini Slots & Slot Aggr.)

6. Physical Channels Design and Structures

  • Overview Logical, Transport and Physical Channels
  • BCH and Synchronization Signal Block (SSB)
  • PDCCH Structure and DCI Signaling 
  • PDSCH and PUSCH Structure and PHY Processing
  • PUCCH Structure and Formats
  • PRACH Structure and Formats

7. Physical Layer Reference Signals

  • DL and UL Demodulation Reference Signals (DMRS)
  • Phase Tracking Reference Signals (PT-RS)
  • Channel State Reference Signals (CSI-RS)
  • Tracking Reference Signals (T-RS)
  • Sounding Reference Signals (SRS)

8. Resource Allocation and Transmission Schemes

  • Dynamic Resources Allocation Types
  • HARQ Transmission Protocol and Feedback
  • Dynamic DL Scheduling
  • Dynamic UL Scheduling (SR/BSR/PHR) 
  • Configured Grant/SPS Scheduling 
  • Pre-emptive Scheduling
  • Reserved Resources
  • Overview of DCIs for DL and UL Allocation
  • Power Control and Timing Alignment

9. Multi-Antenna Transmissions and Beam Management

  • DL MIMO Operation 
  • Examples DL MIMO Operations
  • Single and Multi-Port Channel Sounding 
  • CSI Feedback Types and Report Configuration
  • UL MIMO Operation
  • UL MIMO Precoding 
  • Multi-Port SRS Configuration
  • Code based & Non-Code Based UL MIMO
  • Beam Management in NR
  • Analog, Digital and Hybrid Beamforming
  • Beam Establishment &  Change
  • Beam Failure Detection and Recovery
  • Review Discussion and Comparison with LTE

10. Initial Synchronization and Access in NR

  • Overview Initial Access and RRC Connection Establishment
  • DL Synchronization and Cell/Network Selection
  • RF Scanning and DL Slot Synchronization
  • Obtaining Minimum and Other System Information 
  • UL Synchronization and PRACH Procedures
  • Contention-Based and Contention Free RACH Procedures
  • Beam Sweeping & Selection in Initial Access

11. Power Saving and Mobility Management 

  • UE RRC States and Procedures 
  • Idle State Mobility and CN Based Paging
  • Inactive State Mobility and RAN Based Paging
  • RRM Measurements and Connected State Mobility
  • DRX Operation in Connected State
  • Radio Link Failure

12. Spectrum, Multicarrier Operation, and RF Requirement

  • NR-LTE Co-deployment & Coexistence 
  • NR-NR and NR-LTE Dual Connectivity 
  • DL and UL sharing
  • Supplemental Uplink
  • 5G/NR Spectrum Bands and Carrier Bandwidths 
  • Overview of RF Requirements

13. Quick Preview of Key upcoming NR Features 

  • NR in Unlicensed Band  (NRU)
  • Integrated Access and Backhaul (IAB)
  • NR for V2X 
  • NR Positioning 
  • Remote Interference Management (RIM)
  • NR for Non-Terrestrial Networks (NTN)
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