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An Interference Cancellation Scheme for High Reliability Based on MIMO Systems

uT Communication Research Institute, Sejong University, Gunja-dong 98, Gwangjin-gu, Seoul 05006, Korea
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Appl. Sci. 2018, 8(3), 466;
Received: 9 February 2018 / Revised: 5 March 2018 / Accepted: 16 March 2018 / Published: 18 March 2018
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This article proposes a new interference cancellation scheme in a half-duplex based two-path relay system. In the conventional two-path relay system, inter-relay-interference (IRI) which severely degrades the error performances at a destination occurs because a source and a relay transmit signals simultaneously at a specific time. The proposed scheme removes the IRI at a relay for higher signal-to-interference plus noise ratio (SINR) to receive interference free signal at a destination, unlike the conventional relay system, which removes IRI at a destination. To handle the IRI, the proposed scheme uses multiple-input multiple-output (MIMO) signal detection at the relays and it makes low-complexity signal processing at a destination which is a usually mobile user. At the relays, the proposed scheme uses the low-complexity QR decomposition-M algorithm (QRD-M) to optimally remove the IRI. Also, for obtaining diversity gain, the proposed scheme uses cyclic delay diversity (CDD) to transmit the signals at a source and the relays. In simulation results, the error performance for the proposed scheme is better when the distance between one relay and another relay is low unlike the conventional scheme because the QRD-M detects received signal in order of higher post signal-to-noise ratio (SNR). View Full-Text
Keywords: IRI; relay; CDD; QRD-M IRI; relay; CDD; QRD-M

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Ro, J.-H.; Park, S.-S.; Song, H.-K. An Interference Cancellation Scheme for High Reliability Based on MIMO Systems. Appl. Sci. 2018, 8, 466.

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