Information Rates of Active Propagation in Microchannel Molecular Communication

  • Nariman Farsad
  • Andrew W. Eckford
  • Satoshi Hiyama
  • Yuki Moritani
Part of the Lecture Notes of the Institute for Computer Sciences, Social Informatics and Telecommunications Engineering book series (LNICST, volume 87)


Molecular communication is a promising technique for microchannel systems. In this paper, various microchannel molecular communication schemes are simulated and analyzed using information theory, including molecular motors and Brownian motion with drift. Results suggest Brownian motion with drift can deliver excellent performance, depending on the drift velocity.


Molecular communication microchannels information theory 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Nariman Farsad
    • 1
  • Andrew W. Eckford
    • 1
  • Satoshi Hiyama
    • 2
  • Yuki Moritani
    • 2
  1. 1.Dept. of Computer Science and EngineeringYork UniversityTorontoCanada
  2. 2.Research LaboratoriesNTT DOCOMO Inc.YokosukaJapan

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