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Improved assessment of the spectrum efficiency of SDMA systems

Authors Au, Wing Suen HKUST affiliated (currently or previously).
Lea, Chin Tau A. View this author's profile
Murch, Ross David View this author's profile
Issue Date 1998
Source IEEE Vehicular Technology Conference , 1998, p. 1999-2003
Summary In this paper we present an assessment of the spectral efficiency of Spatial Division Multiple Access systems. Our analysis attempts to incorporate the effects of co-channel interference (CCI) for users sharing the same channel within a cell (intra-cell interference) as well as the CCI from other cells (inter-cell interference). To determine the outage probability we utilize exact results for combined Rayleigh and Log-normal shadowing in conjunction with a generic antenna pattern. Results are provided for the outage probability and spectral efficiency for various traffic loads and reuse distances.
ISSN 1090-3038
ISBN 0-7803-4320-4
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