Towards versatile access networks

Mir Ghoraishi*, Angeliki Alexiou, Tezcan Cogalan, Jean Marc Conrat, Mar Francis De Guzman, Francesco Devoti, Geoffrey Eappen, Chao Fang, Pål Frenger, Adam Girycki, Hao Guo, Hardy Halbauer, Omer Haliloglu, Katsuyuki Haneda, Israel Koffman, Pekka Kyösti, Marko Leinonen, Yinggang Li, Charitha Madapatha, Behrooz MakkiJorge Navarro-Ortiz, Le Hang Nguyen, Ahmad Nimr, Aarno Pärssinen, Sofie Pollin, Simon Pryor, Rafael Puerta, Md Arifur Rahman, Juan J. Ramos-Munoz, Vida Ranjbar, Kilian Roth, Muris Sarajlic, Vincenzo Sciancalepore, Tommy Svensson, Nuutti Tervo, Andreas Wolfgang

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Compared to its previous generations, the 5th generation (5G) cellular network features an additional type of densification, i.e., a large number of active antennas per access point (AP) can be deployed. This technique is known as massive multipleinput multiple-output (mMIMO) [1]. Meanwhile, multiple-input multiple-output (MIMO) evolution, e.g., in channel state information (CSI) enhancement, and also on the study of a larger number of orthogonal demodulation reference signal (DMRS) ports for MU-MIMO, was one of the Release 18 of 3rd generation partnership project (3GPP Rel-18) work item. This release (3GPP Rel-18) package approval, in the fourth quarter of 2021, marked the start of the 5G Advanced evolution in 3GPP. The other items in 3GPP Rel-18 are to study and add functionality in the areas of network energy savings, coverage, mobility support, multicast broadcast services, and positioning.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationTowards Sustainable and Trustworthy 6G
Subtitle of host publicationChallenges, Enablers, and Architectural Design
EditorsÖmer Bulakçı, Xi Li, Marco Gramaglia, Anastasius Gavras, Mikko Uusitalo, Patrik Rugeland, Mauro Boldi
PublisherNOW Publishers
Number of pages81
ISBN (Electronic)978-1-63828-239-6
ISBN (Print)978-1-63828-238-9
Publication statusPublished - 6 Jun 2023
MoE publication typeA3 Book section, Chapters in research books


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