The evolution to 4G cellular systems: LTE-Advanced

@article{Akyildiz2010TheET,
  title={The evolution to 4G cellular systems: LTE-Advanced},
  author={Ian F. Akyildiz and David Manuel Guti{\'e}rrez Est{\'e}vez and Elias Chavarria Reyes},
  journal={Phys. Commun.},
  year={2010},
  volume={3},
  pages={217-244}
}
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