Context information based initial cell search for millimeter wave 5G cellular networks

@article{Abbas2016ContextIB,
  title={Context information based initial cell search for millimeter wave 5G cellular networks},
  author={Waqas bin Abbas and Michele Zorzi},
  journal={2016 European Conference on Networks and Communications (EuCNC)},
  year={2016},
  pages={111-116}
}
  • Waqas bin AbbasM. Zorzi
  • Published 6 May 2016
  • Computer Science
  • 2016 European Conference on Networks and Communications (EuCNC)
Millimeter wave (mmWave) communication is envisioned as a cornerstone to fulfill the data rate requirements for fifth generation (5G) cellular networks. In mmWave communication, beamforming is considered as a key technology to combat the high path-loss, and unlike in conventional microwave communication, beamforming may be necessary even during initial access/cell search. Among the proposed beamforming schemes for initial cell search, analog beamforming is a power efficient approach but suffers… 

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