Exact Outage Probability of Two-Way Decode-and-Forward Scheme with Energy Harvesting from Intermediate Relaying Station

  • Tan-Phuoc HuynhEmail author
  • Pham Ngoc Son
  • Miroslav Voznak
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes of the Institute for Computer Sciences, Social Informatics and Telecommunications Engineering book series (LNICST, volume 221)


In this paper, we propose a two-way energy-harvesting scheme (called a TWEH protocol) in which an intermediate full-power relay provides energy for two source nodes and implements digital network coding to compress received data from these source nodes. In the proposed TWEH protocol, two source nodes do not have enough energy to exchange data with each other, they have to collect energy from the intermediate relay through wireless signals before transmitting their data. We analyze and evaluate the system performance in terms of exact closed-form outage probabilities over Rayleigh fading channels. For comparison purposes, a conventional two-way scheme without using digital network coding and energy harvesting (called a TWNEH protocol) is also obtained. Results show that the proposed TWEH protocol outperforms the TWNEH protocol. In addition, the theoretical analyses are verified by performing Monte Carlo simulation.


Energy harvesting Two-way scheme Cooperative communication Decode-and-forward Digital network coding Outage probability 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Tan-Phuoc Huynh
    • 1
    Email author
  • Pham Ngoc Son
    • 2
  • Miroslav Voznak
    • 3
  1. 1.Eastern International University (EIU)Thu Dau MotVietnam
  2. 2.Ho Chi Minh City University of Technology and EducationHo Chi Minh CityVietnam
  3. 3.VSB Technical University of OstravaOstravaCzech Republic

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