Environmental issues and the need to reduce energy consumption for lowering operating costs have pushed power efficiency to become one of the major issues of current research in the field of wireless networks. The objective of the Green Radio research programme (Core 5) of Mobile VCE is to deliver reduced power consumption of radio access networks. This paper attempts to show that an efficient exploitation of multiple antenna techniques and multiuser diversity in both the time, frequency as well as the space domain can significantly ease the power requirements of a base station, whilst maintaining the same levels of service. Different MIMO transmission and precoding schemes proposed for LTE, achieving varying degrees of multiuser diversity are examined.
|Translated title of the contribution||Power efficient MIMO techniques for 3GPP LTE and beyond|
|Title of host publication||International Conference on Vehicular Technology, Fall 2009, Anchorage, Alaska|
|Publisher||Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE)|
|Pages||1 - 5|
|Number of pages||5|
|Publication status||Published - Sept 2009|
|Event||IEEE Vehicular Technology Conference, Fall 2009 (VTC-Fall 2009) - Anchorage, Alaska, United States|
Duration: 1 Sept 2009 → …
|Conference||IEEE Vehicular Technology Conference, Fall 2009 (VTC-Fall 2009)|
|Period||1/09/09 → …|
Bibliographical noteRose publication type: Conference contribution
Additional information: With accompanying conference presentation
Sponsorship: The authors wish to acknowledge the financial support of Mobile VCE. Marios Nicolaou also wishes to thank Toshiba Research Europe Limited for its financial support.
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