Energy coverage in millimeter wave energy harvesting networks

Talha Ahmed Khan, Ahmed Alkhateeb, Robert W. Heath

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Abstract

Wireless energy harvesting in millimeter wave (mmWave) cellular networks is attractive, thanks to the large antenna arrays and the anticipated dense deployment of these systems. The signal propagation at mmWave frequencies, however, shows peculiar propagation characteristics such as extreme sensitivity to building blockages. This work analyzes the energy harvesting performance at receivers powered by a mmWave cellular network. Leveraging tools from stochastic geometry, analytical expressions are derived to characterize the energy coverage probability at a typical receiver in terms of the cellular network density, the antenna geometry parameters, and the channel parameters. Results show that there typically exists an optimum transmit antenna beamwidth that maximizes the network-wide energy coverage probability for many operating scenarios. Simulation results further suggest that mmWave energy harvesting could provide a substantial performance boost compared to lower frequency solutions.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publication2015 IEEE Globecom Workshops, GC Wkshps 2015 - Proceedings
PublisherInstitute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc.
ISBN (Electronic)9781467395267
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 1 2015
Externally publishedYes
EventIEEE Globecom Workshops, GC Wkshps 2015 - San Diego, United States
Duration: Dec 6 2015Dec 10 2015

Other

OtherIEEE Globecom Workshops, GC Wkshps 2015
CountryUnited States
CitySan Diego
Period12/6/1512/10/15

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Energy harvesting
Millimeter waves
coverage
energy
Antennas
recipient
Geometry
mathematics
Antenna arrays
performance
scenario
simulation

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering
  • Computer Networks and Communications
  • Communication

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Khan, T. A., Alkhateeb, A., & Heath, R. W. (2015). Energy coverage in millimeter wave energy harvesting networks. In 2015 IEEE Globecom Workshops, GC Wkshps 2015 - Proceedings [7414219] Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc.. https://doi.org/10.1109/GLOCOMW.2015.7414219

Energy coverage in millimeter wave energy harvesting networks. / Khan, Talha Ahmed; Alkhateeb, Ahmed; Heath, Robert W.

2015 IEEE Globecom Workshops, GC Wkshps 2015 - Proceedings. Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc., 2015. 7414219.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Khan, TA, Alkhateeb, A & Heath, RW 2015, Energy coverage in millimeter wave energy harvesting networks. in 2015 IEEE Globecom Workshops, GC Wkshps 2015 - Proceedings., 7414219, Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc., IEEE Globecom Workshops, GC Wkshps 2015, San Diego, United States, 12/6/15. https://doi.org/10.1109/GLOCOMW.2015.7414219
Khan TA, Alkhateeb A, Heath RW. Energy coverage in millimeter wave energy harvesting networks. In 2015 IEEE Globecom Workshops, GC Wkshps 2015 - Proceedings. Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc. 2015. 7414219 https://doi.org/10.1109/GLOCOMW.2015.7414219
Khan, Talha Ahmed ; Alkhateeb, Ahmed ; Heath, Robert W. / Energy coverage in millimeter wave energy harvesting networks. 2015 IEEE Globecom Workshops, GC Wkshps 2015 - Proceedings. Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc., 2015.
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