Macro-assisted data-only carrier for 5G green cellular systems

  title={Macro-assisted data-only carrier for 5G green cellular systems},
  author={Xing Zhang and Jiaxin Zhang and Wenbo Wang and Yan Zhang and I Chih-Lin and Zhengang Pan and Gang Li and Yami Chen},
  journal={IEEE Communications Magazine},
As the commercial operation of 4G systems is speeding up worldwide to meet the increasingly explosive growth of mobile Internet in the 2020 era, a great many R&D efforts targeting the next generation wireless systems (5G) have been launched. With densely deployed small cells in a heterogeneous network, the excessive signaling overhead of conventional carrier design greatly degrades system performance. A new carrier designed for small cells in the next generation system will be highly beneficial… CONTINUE READING
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