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Outage analysis for simultaneous wireless information and power transfer in dual-hop relaying networks

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Abstract

Energy harvesting (EH) is believed to be a promising technology in next generation wireless networks due to its potential to extend the working time for uncharged nodes and improve the user experience. We investigate the outage performance of dual-hop decode-and-forward relay networks, where EH from wireless signals is considered at the relay node. Then, we derive the cumulative distribution function of the received SNRs. We also formulate the relationship among the outage probability, full EH slots and the power splitting factor by deriving the asymptotic expressions of the outage probability of our system. Simulation results closely match with our theoretical analysis.

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Acknowledgements

This work was supported by the National High Technology Research and Development Program of China under Grant 2015AA01A703, National Natural Science Foundation of China under Grants 61671144, 61372101, U1404615, Natural Science Foundation of Shandong Province under Grant ZR2017BF028, Nation Thirteen Five National Defense Fund under Grant 61403110302, Project of Education Department Cooperation Cultivation under Grant 201602011005, China Post Doctoral Science Foundation under Grant 2015M571637, Open Funds of State Key Laboratory of Millimeter Wave under Grant K201504, Open Funds of Key Laboratory of Middle Atmosphere and Global Environment Observation, Funding of Support Excellent Young Professor for Teaching and Research in Southeast University.

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Song, K., Ji, B., Li, C. et al. Outage analysis for simultaneous wireless information and power transfer in dual-hop relaying networks. Wireless Netw 25, 837–844 (2019). https://doi.org/10.1007/s11276-017-1596-9

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Keywords

  • Decode-and-forward
  • Energy harvesting
  • Outage performance
  • Power splitting