Power-Bandwidth Tradeoff in Dense Multi-Antenna Relay Networks

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Power-Bandwidth Tradeoff in Dense Multi-Antenna Relay Networks
— We consider a dense fading multi-user network with multiple active multi-antenna source-destination pair terminals communicating simultaneously through a large common set of K multi-antenna relay terminals in the full spatial multiplexing mode. We use Shannon-theoretic tools to analyze the tradeoff between energy efficiency and spectral efficiency (known as the power-bandwidth tradeoff) in meaningful asymptotic regimes of signal-to-noise ratio (SNR) and network size. We design linear distributed multi-antenna relay beamforming (LDMRB) schemes that exploit the spatial signature of multi-user interference and characterize their power-bandwidth tradeoff under a systemwide power constraint on source and relay transmissions. The impact of multiple users, multiple relays and multiple antennas on the key performance measures of the high and low SNR regimes is investigated in order to shed new light on the possible reduction in power and bandwidth requirements through the usage of such p...
Ozgur Oyman, Arogyaswami Paulraj
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Type Journal
Year 2007
Where CORR
Authors Ozgur Oyman, Arogyaswami Paulraj
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