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Performance Analysis of Multi-Antenna Hybrid Satellite-Terrestrial Relay Networks in the Presence of Interference

An, Kang, Lin, Min, Liang, Tao, Wang, Jun-Bo, Wang, Jiangzhou, Huang, Yongming, Swindlehurst, A. Lee (2015) Performance Analysis of Multi-Antenna Hybrid Satellite-Terrestrial Relay Networks in the Presence of Interference. IEEE Transactions on Communications, 63 (11). pp. 4390-4404. ISSN 0090-6778. (doi:10.1109/TCOMM.2015.2474865) (KAR id:65834)


Abstract—The integration of cooperative transmission into satellite networks is regarded as an effective strategy to increase the energy efficiency as well as the coverage of satellite communications. This paper investigates the performance of an amplifyand-forward (AF) hybrid satellite-terrestrial relay network (HSTRN), where the links of the two hops undergo Shadowed- Rician andRayleigh fadingdistributions, respectively.By assuming that a single antenna relay is used to assist the signal transmission between the multi-antenna satellite and multi-antenna mobile terminal, and multiple interferers corrupt both the relay and destination, we first obtain the equivalent end-to-end signal-to-interference-plus-noise ratio (SINR) of the system. Then, an approximate yet very accurate closed-form expression for the ergodic capacity of the HSTRN is derived. The analytical lower bound expressions are also obtained to efficiently evaluate the outage probability (OP) and average symbol error rate (ASER) of the system. Furthermore, the asymptotic OP and ASER expressions are developed at high signal-to-noise ratio (SNR) to reveal the achievable diversity order and array gain of the considered HSTRN. Finally, simulation results are provided to validate of the analytical results, and show the impact of various parameters on the system performance.

Item Type: Article
DOI/Identification number: 10.1109/TCOMM.2015.2474865
Uncontrolled keywords: Hybrid satellite-terrestrial network, amplify and-forward relay, co-channel interference
Subjects: T Technology > TK Electrical engineering. Electronics. Nuclear engineering > TK5101 Telecommunications > TK5103.4 Broadband communication systems
Divisions: Divisions > Division of Computing, Engineering and Mathematical Sciences > School of Engineering and Digital Arts
Depositing User: Jiangzhou Wang
Date Deposited: 01 Feb 2018 09:59 UTC
Last Modified: 09 Dec 2022 04:35 UTC
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