Next Generation Wi-Fi and 5G NR-U in the 6 GHz Bands: Opportunities and Challenges

@article{Naik2020NextGW,
  title={Next Generation Wi-Fi and 5G NR-U in the 6 GHz Bands: Opportunities and Challenges},
  author={Gaurang Naik and Jung-Min Jerry Park and Jonathan D. Ashdown and William H. Lehr},
  journal={IEEE Access},
  year={2020},
  volume={8},
  pages={153027-153056}
}
The ever-increasing demand for unlicensed spectrum has prompted regulators in the US and Europe to consider opening up the 6 GHz bands for unlicensed access. These bands will open up 1.2 GHz of additional spectrum for unlicensed radio access technologies (RATs), such as Wi-Fi and 5G New Radio Unlicensed (NR-U), in the US and if permitted, 500 MHz of additional spectrum in Europe. The abundance of spectrum in these bands creates new opportunities for the design of mechanisms and features that… 
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