Novel Transmit Power Control for Energy Efficiency in IEEE 802.11 WLAN

Seungwoo JEON  Jihoon LEE  

IEICE TRANSACTIONS on Communications   Vol.E95-B   No.1   pp.325-328
Publication Date: 2012/01/01
Online ISSN: 1745-1345
DOI: 10.1587/transcom.E95.B.325
Print ISSN: 0916-8516
Type of Manuscript: LETTER
Category: Wireless Communication Technologies
IEEE 802.11 WLAN,  energy efficiency,  transmit power control,  

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This letter proposes a novel TPC scheme that increases the energy efficiency of IEEE 802.11 WLAN users. It can determine whether to access the channel and with what level of transmit power given the current channel condition by comparing the expected energy efficiency to an adaptive threshold.