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See detailBeamforming for MISO Interference Channels with QoS and RF Energy Transfer
Timotheou, S.; Krikidis, I.; Zheng, Gan et al

in Wireless Communications, IEEE Transactions on (2014), 13(5), 2646-2658

We consider a multiuser multiple-input single-output interference channel where the receivers are characterized by both quality-of-service (QoS) and radio-frequency (RF) energy harvesting (EH) constraints ... [more ▼]

We consider a multiuser multiple-input single-output interference channel where the receivers are characterized by both quality-of-service (QoS) and radio-frequency (RF) energy harvesting (EH) constraints. We consider the power splitting RF-EH technique where each receiver divides the received signal into two parts a) for information decoding and b) for battery charging. The minimum required power that supports both the QoS and the RF-EH constraints is formulated as an optimization problem that incorporates the transmitted power and the beamforming design at each transmitter as well as the power splitting ratio at each receiver. We consider both the cases of fixed beamforming and when the beamforming design is incorporated into the optimization problem. For fixed beamforming we study three standard beamforming schemes, the zero-forcing (ZF), the regularized zero-forcing (RZF) and the maximum ratio transmission (MRT); a hybrid scheme, MRT-ZF, comprised of a linear combination of MRT and ZF beamforming is also examined. The optimal solution for ZF beamforming is derived in closed-form, while optimization algorithms based on second-order cone programming are developed for MRT, RZF and MRT-ZF beamforming to solve the problem. In addition, the joint-optimization of beamforming and power allocation is studied using semidefinite programming (SDP) with the aid of rank relaxation. [less ▲]

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See detailMISO interference channel with QoS and RF energy harvesting constraints
Krikidis, I.; Timotheou, S.; Ottersten, Björn UL

in Communications (ICC), 2013 IEEE International Conference on (2013)

This paper deals with a multiple-input single-output (MISO) network where the receivers are characterized by both quality-of-service (QoS) and radio-frequency (RF) energy harvesting (EH) constraints. We ... [more ▼]

This paper deals with a multiple-input single-output (MISO) network where the receivers are characterized by both quality-of-service (QoS) and radio-frequency (RF) energy harvesting (EH) constraints. We consider the power splitting RF-EH technique where each receiver divides the received signal into two parts a) the first part for information decoding and b) the second part for battery charging. The minimum required energy that supports both the QoS and the RF-EH constraints at each receiver is formulated by an optimization problem and is discussed for two standard beamforming designs, the zero-forcing (ZF) and the maximum ratio transmission (MRT). The optimal solution for ZF beamforming is derived in closed-form, while optimization algorithms based on second-order cone programming (SOCP) and Linear Programming (LP) are developed for MRT beamforming to solve the problem. Numerical results indicate that MRT significantly outperforms ZF in terms of transmitted power, as the associated cross-interference becomes beneficial from an EH standpoint, while ZF always ensures the existence of a solution for the optimization problem considered. [less ▲]

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See detailHarvest-use cooperative networks with half/full-duplex relaying
Krikidis, I.; Zheng, Gan UL; Ottersten, Björn UL

in Wireless Communications and Networking Conference (WCNC), 2013 IEEE (2013)

Harvest-use (HU) is an energy harvesting (EH) architecture where the received energy cannot be stored and immediately must be consumed in order to maintain operability. Due to its current limited ... [more ▼]

Harvest-use (HU) is an energy harvesting (EH) architecture where the received energy cannot be stored and immediately must be consumed in order to maintain operability. Due to its current limited application interest, this architecture has not yet been examined in the literature and its deployment to communication system is an open problem. This paper deals with the application of HU architecture to communication systems and investigates cooperative protocols where the relay node has HU capabilities. We show that HU relaying introduces a trade-off between EH time and relaying (data communication) time; this trade-off is discussed for two fundamental relaying policies a) Amplify-and-forward (AF) with half-duplex (HD) relaying and b) AF with full-duplex (FD) relaying. The optimal time split is formulated as an optimization problem and an approximation is given in a closed form. Numerical results show that FD outperforms HD and is introduced as an efficient relaying policy for HU cooperative systems. [less ▲]

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