TR2003-54

Regenerator vs. Simple-Relay with Optimum Transmit Power Control for Error Propagation


    •  Sahinoglu, Z.; Orlik, P.V., "Regenerator versus Simple Relay with Optimum Transmit Power Control for Error Propagation", IEEE Communications Letters, ISSN: 1089-7798, Vol. 7, No. 9, pp. 416-418, September 2003.
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      • @article{Sahinoglu2003sep2,
      • author = {Sahinoglu, Z. and Orlik, P.V.},
      • title = {Regenerator versus Simple Relay with Optimum Transmit Power Control for Error Propagation},
      • journal = {IEEE Communications Letters},
      • year = 2003,
      • volume = 7,
      • number = 9,
      • pages = {416--418},
      • month = sep,
      • issn = {1089-7798},
      • url = {http://www.merl.com/publications/TR2003-54}
      • }
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    Electronics & Communications, Wireless Communications


We study power dissipation in relay assisted wireless transmissions. Two types of assistance are considered: simple relaying and regenerative repeater. We find minimum transmit power levels to provision the same bit error rate (BER) in both cases. The simple-relay case considers power adjustment for error propagation at the intermediate relay node. Power consumption comparisons are made and results are discussed.