3D Beam Training in Terahertz Communication: A Quadruple-UPA Architecture

@article{Tian20213DBT,
  title={3D Beam Training in Terahertz Communication: A Quadruple-UPA Architecture},
  author={Zhongbao Tian and Zhi Chen and Boyu Ning},
  journal={2021 IEEE International Conference on Communications Workshops (ICC Workshops)},
  year={2021},
  pages={1-6}
}
  • Zhongbao Tian, Zhi Chen, B. Ning
  • Published 7 April 2021
  • Computer Science
  • 2021 IEEE International Conference on Communications Workshops (ICC Workshops)
In this paper, we propose a quadruple-UPA architecture for realizing the beamforming with wide coverage in terahertz (THz) communication. Considering the severe path loss suffered in the THz wave propagation, the pilot signals of conventional channel estimation strategies may not be effectively detected. In sight of this, we propose a fast 3D beam training strategy to jointly realize the angle estimation and the beamforming. Specifically, we first develop a novel hierarchical codebook that… 
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