Energy-efficiency of MIMO and cooperative MIMO techniques in sensor networks

@article{Cui2004EnergyefficiencyOM,
  title={Energy-efficiency of MIMO and cooperative MIMO techniques in sensor networks},
  author={Shuguang Cui and Andrea J. Goldsmith and Ahmad Bahai},
  journal={IEEE Journal on Selected Areas in Communications},
  year={2004},
  volume={22},
  pages={1089-1098}
}
We consider radio applications in sensor networks, where the nodes operate on batteries so that energy consumption must be minimized, while satisfying given throughput and delay requirements. In this context, we analyze the best modulation and transmission strategy to minimize the total energy consumption required to send a given number of bits. The total energy consumption includes both the transmission energy and the circuit energy consumption. We first consider multi-input-multi-output (MIMO… 
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