Radio-over-Fiber Aided Base Station Coordination for OFDM

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dc.contributor.author García-Armada, Ana
dc.contributor.author Thomas, Varghese Antony
dc.contributor.author El-Hajjar, M.
dc.contributor.author Hanzo, Lajos
dc.date.accessioned 2015-09-02T11:45:15Z
dc.date.available 2015-09-02T11:45:15Z
dc.date.issued 2014-09-15
dc.identifier.bibliographicCitation 2014 IEEE 80th Vehicular Technology Conference (VTC2014-Fall) (2014) pp. 1-6
dc.identifier.isbn 978-1-4799-4450-7 (Online)
dc.identifier.isbn 978-1-4799-4449-1 (Print)
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10016/21517
dc.description This proceding at: IEEE 80th Vehicular Technology Conference (VTC)Fall. Took place 2014, September 15-19, in Vancouver (Canada).
dc.description.abstract Radio over Fiber (RoF) distribution aided co-operation of Remote Access Points (RAPs) is proposed for jointly transmitting data to the users in the downlink (DL) of a Multiple Input Multiple Output Orthogonal Frequency Division Multiplexing (MIMO-OFDM) system. Joint transmission is performed with the aid of Block Diagonalization (BD), where the transmitted signal is pre-distorted in order to overcome the non-linearity imposed by the optical modulator. We demonstrate that with adequate design, the users can obtain high data rates with very small degradation introduced by the RoF transmission. Quantitatively, when M=7 RAPs, each equipped with t=2 transmit antennas (TAs) each, cooperate to serve N=7 simultaneous users, also equipped with r=2 receive antennas (RAs), the SNR degradation is kept below 0.1 dB compared to a system assuming a perfect RoF channel. On the other hand, the SNR performance degradation is around 1.2 dB, when the number of antennas at the transmitters and the receivers is increased to t=r=8.
dc.description.sponsorship This work was supported by projects CSD2008-00010, TEC2011-29006- C03-03 and by a mobility grant of Spanish Ministry of Education. The financial support of the UK Government’s Engineering & Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC) as well as that of the Research Councils UK (RCUK) and of the European Research Council’s Senior Research Fellow Grant is also gratefully acknowledged.
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dc.language.iso eng
dc.publisher IEEE - The Institute Of Electrical And Electronics Engineers, Inc
dc.rights © IEEE
dc.subject.other MIMO communication
dc.subject.other OFDM modulation
dc.subject.other optical modulation
dc.subject.other radio-over-fibre
dc.subject.other receiving antennas
dc.subject.other transmitting antennas
dc.title Radio-over-Fiber Aided Base Station Coordination for OFDM
dc.type bookPart
dc.type conferenceObject
dc.description.status Publicado
dc.relation.publisherversion http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/VTCFall.2014.6966148
dc.subject.eciencia Informática
dc.identifier.doi 10.1109/VTCFall.2014.6966148
dc.rights.accessRights openAccess
dc.relation.projectID Gobierno de España. TEC2011-29006-C03-03
dc.type.version acceptedVersion
dc.relation.eventdate 2014, Setembre 15-19
dc.relation.eventnumber 80
dc.relation.eventplace Vancouver (Canada)
dc.relation.eventtitle IEEE Vehicular Technology Conference Fall
dc.relation.eventtype proceeding
dc.identifier.publicationfirstpage 1
dc.identifier.publicationlastpage 6
dc.identifier.publicationtitle 2014 IEEE 80th Vehicular Technology Conference (VTC2014-Fall)
dc.identifier.uxxi CC/0000021479
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