Noncooperative Cellular Wireless with Unlimited Numbers of Base Station Antennas

  title={Noncooperative Cellular Wireless with Unlimited Numbers of Base Station Antennas},
  author={Thomas L. Marzetta},
  journal={IEEE Transactions on Wireless Communications},
  • T. Marzetta
  • Published 1 November 2010
  • Business
  • IEEE Transactions on Wireless Communications
A cellular base station serves a multiplicity of single-antenna terminals over the same time-frequency interval. Time-division duplex operation combined with reverse-link pilots enables the base station to estimate the reciprocal forward- and reverse-link channels. The conjugate-transpose of the channel estimates are used as a linear precoder and combiner respectively on the forward and reverse links. Propagation, unknown to both terminals and base station, comprises fast fading, log-normal… 

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