Interference power recycling in two-scale ad hoc wireless networks
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PublisherInstitute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE)
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A two-scale ad hoc wireless network is envisaged in which the interference power generated in long-range connections is recycled by the surrounding wireless nodes in order to support their own short-range communications. We prove that the network energy efficiency is independent of the transmitters range and, therefore, that long-range transmitters can supply the power required for short-range connectivity without degrading the overall network energy efficiency. As an example, we have studied the feasibility of a short-range multiple-access return-link powered by the interference harvested from neighboring long-range connections.
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CitationVillares, J.; Sala, J.; Rey, F. Interference power recycling in two-scale ad hoc wireless networks. A: IEEE International Conference on Acoustics, Speech, and Signal Processing. "2014 IEEE International Conference on Acoustics, Speech and Signal Processing (ICASSP 2014): Florence, Italy, 4-9 May 2014". Florència: Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2014, p. 4768-4772.