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Power efficient MIMO techniques for 3GPP LTE and beyond

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Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationInternational Conference on Vehicular Technology, Fall 2009, Anchorage, Alaska
Publisher or commissioning bodyInstitute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE)
Pages1 - 5
Number of pages5
ISBN (Print)9781424425143
StatePublished - Sep 2009
EventIEEE Vehicular Technology Conference, Fall 2009 (VTC-Fall 2009) - Anchorage, Alaska, United States

Publication series

ISSN (Print)10903038


ConferenceIEEE Vehicular Technology Conference, Fall 2009 (VTC-Fall 2009)
CountryUnited States
CityAnchorage, Alaska
Period1/09/09 → …


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.

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Rose 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. Terms of use: Copyright © 2009 IEEE. Reprinted from IEEE 70th Conference on Vehicular Technology, Fall 2009 (VTC-Fall 2009). This material is posted here with permission of the IEEE. Such permission of the IEEE does not in any way imply IEEE endorsement of any of the University of Bristol's products or services. Internal or personal use of this material is permitted. However, permission to reprint/republish this material for advertising or promotional purposes or for creating new collective works for resale or redistribution must be obtained from the IEEE by writing to By choosing to view this document, you agree to all provisions of the copyright laws protecting it.

    Research areas

  • power efficient, MIMO, 3GPP LTE


IEEE Vehicular Technology Conference, Fall 2009 (VTC-Fall 2009)

Duration1 Sep 2009 → …
CityAnchorage, Alaska
CountryUnited States

Event: Conference

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