Key Enabling Physical Layer Technologies for LTE-Advanced

Meilong JIANG  Narayan PRASAD  Yan XIN  Guosen YUE  Amir KHOJASTEPOUR  Le LIU  Takamichi INOUE  Kenji KOYANAGI  Yoshikazu KAKURA  

IEICE TRANSACTIONS on Communications   Vol.E92-B    No.5    pp.1751-1759
Publication Date: 2009/05/01
Online ISSN: 1745-1345
DOI: 10.1587/transcom.E92.B.1751
Print ISSN: 0916-8516
Type of Manuscript: Special Section PAPER (Special Section on Radio Access Techniques for 3G Evolution)
LTE-Advanced,  DFT-s-OFDM,  receiver design,  cell search,  adaptive hybrid-ARQ,  multi-resolution MIMO precoding,  

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The 3GPP Long Term Evolution Advanced (LTE-A) system, as compared to the LTE system, is anticipated to include several new features and enhancements, such as the usage of channel bandwidth beyond 20 MHz (up 100 MHz), higher order multiple input multiple output (MIMO) for both downlink and uplink transmissions, larger capacity especially for cell edge user equipment, and voice over IP (VoIP) users, and wider coverage and etc. This paper presents some key enabling technologies including flexible uplink access schemes, advanced uplink MIMO receiver designs, cell search, adaptive hybrid ARQ, and multi-resolution MIMO precoding, for the LTE-A system.