Yanxiong Pan

Work place: University of Science & Technology of China/Dept. of Electronic Engineering & Information Science, Hefei, China

E-mail: yxpan8@mail.ustc.edu.cn


Research Interests: Engineering


Yanxiong Pan was born in 1982. He received his B.S. degree in Space Tracking Telemetry and Command from Academy of Equipment Command & Technology of P.L.A., Beijing, China, in 2004. Since 2008, he has been working toward the M.S. degree in Electrical Engineering at University of Science and Technology of China, Hefei, China.
He was an engineer at Yibin Tracking Telemetry Station, Xichang Satellite Launch Center, Yibin, China, from 2004 to 2008. His current research interests include radio resource management and relay communication.

Author Articles
Bilayer Beams and Relay Sharing based OFDMA Cellular Architecture

By Yanxiong Pan Hui Han Sihai Zhang Wuyang Zhou

DOI: https://doi.org/10.5815/ijcnis.2011.05.05, Pub. Date: 8 Aug. 2011

Over the past decade, researchers have been putting a lot of energy on co-channel interference suppression in the forthcoming fourth generation (4G) wireless networks. Existing approaches to interference suppression are mainly based on signal processing, cooperative communication or coordination techniques. Though good performance has been attained already, a more complex receiver is needed, and there is still room for improvement through other ways.
Considering spatial frequency reuse, which provides an easier way to cope with the co-channel interference, this paper proposed a bilayer beams and relay sharing based (BBRS) OFDMA cellular architecture and corresponding frequency planning scheme. The main features of the novel architecture are as follows. Firstly, the base station (BS) uses two beams, one composed of six wide beams providing coverage to mobile stations (MSs) that access to the BS, and the other composed of six narrow beams communicating with fixed relay stations (FRSs). Secondly, in the corresponding frequency planning scheme, soft frequency reuse is considered on all FRSs further. System-level simulation results demonstrate that better coverage performance is obtained and the mean data rate of MSs near the cell edge is improved significantly. The BBRS cellular architecture provides a practical method to interference suppression in 4G networks since a better tradeoff between performance and complexity is achieved.

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