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MAC Design for 5G Dense Networks Based on FBMC Modulation

  • Rida El Chall
  • Benoit Miscopein
  • Dimitri Kténas
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes of the Institute for Computer Sciences, Social Informatics and Telecommunications Engineering book series (LNICST, volume 228)

Abstract

The fifth generation (5G) of wireless networks is currently under investigation in order to address the well-known challenges of the high capacity demands and traffic volume. The promising solutions to meet these targets can be achieved through ultra-densification, efficient use of spectrum and advanced filtered modulation techniques. In this paper, we present an enhanced MAC protocol for 5G small cells operating at 5 GHz and assuming an FBMC physical layer. The proposed MAC design consists of scheduled-based and contention-based access schemes and involves a listen before talk (LBT) procedure to comply with ETSI regulations. The performance of the proposed FBMC-MAC design is then evaluated in dense deployment scenarios under different PHY/MAC parameter settings. Moreover, we study the performance of FBMC-MAC systems in the context of coexistence with WiFi systems.

Keywords

5G FBMC Multiple access MAC design LBT LBE Dense small cell networks Contention access Scheduled access CSMA/CA 

Notes

Acknowledgments

The research leading to these results received funding from the European Commission H2020 program under grant agreement n671705 (SPEED-5G project).

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© ICST Institute for Computer Sciences, Social Informatics and Telecommunications Engineering 2018

Authors and Affiliations

  • Rida El Chall
    • 1
  • Benoit Miscopein
    • 1
  • Dimitri Kténas
    • 1
  1. 1.CEA-Leti MinatecGrenoble Cedex 9France

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