Design of an Energy Efficient Future Base Station with Large-Scale Antenna System
February 27, 2019
Due to the continuous increase in data demanded by end-users, an energy-efficient base station (BS) is a vital topic of interest that would not only result in a substantial economic impact on service providers, but would also reduce the carbon footprint of operating a network. In this regard, we propose the structure and systematic operation of a BS with a large-scale (LS) antenna system that can increase the energy efficiency (EE) of cellular systems. The proposed BS structure includes various power-related units, such as a central management apparatus, power controller, EE calculator, radio site-dependent parameter space (RSD-PS) and determiner. With the information provided from each unit, the decision unit determines how to adjust each component of the BS in order to maximize the EE. Extensive simulations show that the proposed BS improves the EE performance by about 83.05% relative to the reference BS.
base station (BS), energy efficiency (EE), large-scale (LS) antenna system
Lee BM, Kim Y. Design of an Energy Efficient Future Base Station with Large-Scale Antenna System. (2019). LAPSE:2019.0387
PII: en9121083, Publication Type: Journal Article
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