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EARTH � Energy Aware Radio and Network Technologies

Gruber, M, Blume, O, Ferling, D, Zeller, D, Imran, MA and Strinati, E (2009) EARTH � Energy Aware Radio and Network Technologies In: 20th International Symposium on Personal, Indoor and Mobile Radio Communications, 2009-09-13 - 2009-09-16, Tokyo.

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Abstract

EARTH is a major new European research project starting in 2010 with 15 partners from 10 countries. Its main technical objective is to achieve a reduction of the overall energy consumption of mobile broadband networks by 50%. In contrast to previous efforts, EARTH regards both network aspects and individual radio components from a holistic point of view. Considering that the signal strength strongly decreases with the distance to the base station, small cells are more energy efficient than large cells. EARTH will develop corresponding deployment strategies as well as management algorithms and protocols on the network level. On the component level, the project focuses on base station optimizations as power amplifiers consume the most energy in the system. A power efficient transceiver will be developed that adapts to changing traffic load for an energy efficient operation in mobile radio systems. With these results EARTH will reduce energy costs and carbon dioxide emissions and will thus enable a sustainable increase of mobile data rates

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Conference Paper)
Divisions : Faculty of Engineering and Physical Sciences > Electronic Engineering > Centre for Communication Systems Research
Authors :
AuthorsEmailORCID
Gruber, MUNSPECIFIEDUNSPECIFIED
Blume, OUNSPECIFIEDUNSPECIFIED
Ferling, DUNSPECIFIEDUNSPECIFIED
Zeller, DUNSPECIFIEDUNSPECIFIED
Imran, MAUNSPECIFIEDUNSPECIFIED
Strinati, EUNSPECIFIEDUNSPECIFIED
Date : 13 September 2009
Identification Number : 10.1109/PIMRC.2009.5449938
Contributors :
ContributionNameEmailORCID
PublisherIEEE, UNSPECIFIEDUNSPECIFIED
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Depositing User : Symplectic Elements
Date Deposited : 11 Jun 2013 10:09
Last Modified : 09 Jun 2014 13:43
URI: http://epubs.surrey.ac.uk/id/eprint/739992

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