Energy Self-Sustainability in Full-Spectrum 6G

  title={Energy Self-Sustainability in Full-Spectrum 6G},
  author={Jie Hu and Qing Wang and Kun Yang},
  journal={IEEE Wireless Communications},
Full-spectrum ranging from sub-6 GHz to THz and visible light will be exploited in 6G in order to reach unprecedented key-performance-indica-tors. However, an extraordinary amount of energy will be consumed by network infrastructure, while functions of massively deployed Internet of Everything (IoE) devices are limited by embedded batteries. Therefore, energy self-sustainable (ESS) 6G is proposed in this article. First of all, it may achieve network-wide energy efficiency by exploiting cell… 

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