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Energy-efficient Power Allocation for Point-to-point MIMO Systems over the Rayleigh Fading Channel

Heliot, F, Imran, MA and Tafazolli, R (2012) Energy-efficient Power Allocation for Point-to-point MIMO Systems over the Rayleigh Fading Channel IEEE Wireless Communications Letters, 1 (4). 304 - 307. ISSN 2162-2337

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Abstract

It is well-established that transmitting at full power is the most spectral-efficient power allocation strategy for pointto- point (P2P) multi-input multi-output (MIMO) systems, however, can this strategy be energy efficient as well? In this letter, we address the most energy-efficient power allocation policy for symmetric P2P MIMO systems by accurately approximating in closed-form their optimal transmit power when a realistic MIMO power consumption model is considered. In most cases, being energy efficient implies a reduction in transmit and overall consumed powers at the expense of a lower spectral efficiency.

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Divisions: Faculty of Engineering and Physical Sciences > Electronic Engineering > Centre for Communication Systems Research
Depositing User: Symplectic Elements
Date Deposited: 10 Oct 2012 16:37
Last Modified: 23 Sep 2013 19:41
URI: http://epubs.surrey.ac.uk/id/eprint/726075

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