MiWEBA News Release (Dec. 2014)

European research project MiWEBA releases a new measurement-based channel model for millimeter-wave outdoor access and backhaul paving the way towards 5G systems

 

The MiWEBA project (“Millimetre-Wave Evolution for Backhaul and Access”), a research cooperation between EU (FP7) and Japan (MIC) conducts substantial research and development for mm-wave overlay heterogeneous networks in which millimeter-wave ultra-broadband base stations are introduced and embedded into the cellular eco-system. The consortium consists of four industry partners and five research organizations from Germany, France, Italy and Japan. Previously unused millimeter-wave spectrum (30-300 GHz) is currently seen as cornerstone of upcoming 5G systems to give mobile radio networks access to great quantities of new spectrum in the 5G era, thereby enabling ultra-high capacities and data rates. MiWEBA is pioneering outdoor millimeter-wave mobile access with the concept of Control and User plane splitting. MiWEBA is one of the first projects working actively on the use of C-RAN, front haul and CPRI compression to set up LTE-A macro cells and an overlay of ultra-high dense millimeter-wave small cells as key components for 5G systems.

MiWEBA recently released a new measurement based quasi-deterministic channel model for millimeter-wave outdoor access and backhaul as foundation for the evaluation of system performance and system design. Based on realistic outdoor field measurements (millions of channel snapshots), conducted at 60 GHz by HHI and Intel, a model was developed which is based on geometry and therefore can be configured to any site specific parameters accordingly. Further outdoor millimeter wave multi-cluster model extensions for hot spots are being explored by Orange. The channel model supports high directional modular antenna array for the first time. The model is publicly available and will be introduced to leading stakeholders working on 5G systems.

“We are excited about the potential for millimeter-wave technology to help serve the growing demand for wireless bandwidth and to support to cutting-edge research to explore millimeter-wave channels”
Asha Keddy, Vice President Intel Mobile and Communications Group and General Manager of Standards and Advanced Technology

“Mm-waves are a promising technology for 5G, to unlock new spectrum after we will have exploited all the spectrum opportunities in the bands below 6 GHz. The first step for being able to assess the potential of this technology is the availability of channel models in the considered bands, hence the importance of the channel modelling work in MiWEBA.”
Eric Hardouin, Coordinator of Research on Wireless Networks, Orange Labs

Homepage: http://www.miweba.eu

Channel Modeling and Characterization (PDF)

Contact: Dr. Thomas Haustein, Prof. Kei Sakaguchi – info@miweba.eu

Project partners:

  • Fraunhofer HHI, Germany
  • Intel, Germany
  • Orange Labs, France
  • Politecnico di Milano, Italy
  • CEA-Leti, France
  • Panasonic Corporation, Japan
  • Osaka University, Japan
  • Tokyo Institute of Technology, Japan
  • KDDI R&D Labs, Japan

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MiWEBA – Millimetre-Wave Evolution for Backhaul and Access

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MiWEBA is a publicly supported research project bringing Millimeter-Wave Technology into the mobile radio world:

  • Access links (overlay of millimeter-wave small cell base stations)
  • Fronthaul links (connecting base stations to their controlling entity)
  • Backhaul links (connecting base stations to the core network)

MiWEBA aims to extend the network capacity by 1000 times to solve the capacity limitation issue at reasonable cost and without loss of convenience to users.

  • Building on existing standards (e.g. LTE)
  • Exploit largely unused in the millimeter-wave bands (e.g. 60 GHz)

Project facts

Duration: June 2013 – May 2016
Coordinators:

Dr.-Ing. Thomas Haustein, Fraunhofer Heinrich Hertz Institute

Dr. Kei Sakaguchi, Toyko Institute of Technology

Project manager: Richard Weiler

Detailed introduction

Due to the popularisation of smart phones and tablets in recent years, the traffic of data on conventional networks is predicted to be increased by 1000 times in the next 10 years. To face the severe issue of system capacity shortage due to the increasing data traffic in cellular networks, standardisation on heterogeneous networks with overlay deployment of low-power base stations in the service area of conventional ones is being done by the 3GPP – an international standardisation body of cellular networks. On the other hand, despite ultra-high-speed systems employing mm-wave such as WiGig and 802.11ad have been standardized, they are not connected to the cellular networks, and their applications are still restricted to only performing data transfer between AV equipment or working as a bridge for Internet connection across buildings.

This project conducts research and development of mm-wave overlay heterogeneous network (HetNet) in which mm-wave ultra-broadband base stations employing recent state-of-art technologies of mm-wave devices are introduced and integrated into conventional cellular networks. Through system design, international standardisation, and validation experiments of the mm-wave overlay HetNet, the project aims to extend the network capacity by 1000 times to solve the capacity limitation issue at reasonable cost and without loss of convenience to users. The mm-wave overlay HetNet consists of the backhaul/fronthaul connecting mm-wave ultra-broadband base stations with the cellular network, an access link integrating both conventional cellular access link such as LTE and the novel mm-wave link, and a central controller which is able to realise seamless UE handover as well as dynamically control communication resources of low-power base stations. In this project, beside carefully designing the aforementioned systems and clarifying their performances through numerical simulations, we prospect to standardising the front haul at the international standardisation body called ETSI ORI, and the access link at the 3GPP. Particularly for the access link, we will be the first one in the world to introduce the data/control separated access scheme performed on the cellular link to overcome the restricted coverage problem of mm-wave link. Furthermore, by implementing prototype hardware compliant to our formulated international standard and conducting validation experiments, we will verify the performances of the mm-wave overlay HetNet in real environment to prove its effectiveness.

MiWEBA Final Review

The successful journey of the MiWEBA project is coming to its end with the final project review, which will be held on May 27 in Tokyo, Japan.

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It has been challenging and fruitful three years and we are very happy to see so much discussions about millimeter-waves in 5G today!

2015-06-29

EuCNC Conference Exhibition

We were at the EuCNC Conference Exhibition in Paris, France with a life running steerable mm-wave backhaul link & small cell deployment tools.

EuCNC 2015 MiWEBA Booth

2015-05-27

Wireless Technology Park 2015

MiWEBA is part of Wireless Technology Park 2015 in Tokyo, Japan!

We are showcasing two live hardware demonstrations:

  • CPRI/ORI compression for fronthauling
  • 1.8 GBps 60 GHz backhaul link

WTP2015

2015-05-22

Green 5G Networks Workshop

MiWEBA organizes the Green 5G Networks Workshop, hosted by Orange Labs in Rennes, France. Read on…

2015-03-03

MiWEBA at Mobile World Congress 2015

Andrus Ansip, European Commission Vice-President for the Digital Single Market, and Günther Oettinger, European Commissioner for Digital Economy & Society, visited the MiWEBA booth at Mobile World Congress 2015.

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SAMSUNG DIGITAL CAMERA  MWC2015_Oettinger

European Commission Press Release

2015-03-02

Mobile World Congress 2015

MiWEBA will be part of MWC2015 in Barcelona, Spain, March 2-5 2015. Visit us on booth 8.0B17 in Hall 8!

2014-12-12

Press Release

MiWEBA releases a new measurement-based millimeter-wave channel model (read more)

2014-12-08

Talk at IEEE Globecom Workshop

„Global Standards enabling a 5th Generation Communications System Architecture Vision“, IEEE Globecom 2014, Workshop on Telecommunications Standards – From Research to Standards, Austin, Texas, USA

2014-12-08

Talk at IEEE Globecom Workshop

„Quasi-deterministic Approach to mmWave Channel Modeling in a Non-stationary Environment“, IEEE Globecom 2014, Workshop on Emerging Technologies for 5G Wireless Cellular Networks, Austin, Texas, USA

2014-10-08

CEATEC Workshop

MiWEBA organizes a full-day workshop at the CEATEC exhibition: Millimeter-wave for 5G

2014-09-14

Talk: Dr. Wilhelm Keusgen

„Propagation Measurements and Simulations for Millimeter-Wave Mobile Access in a Busy Urban Environment“

IRMMW-THz, Tucson, AZ, USA
http://www.irmmw-thz2014.org/

2014-09-02

Talk: Richard Weiler

„On the choice of carrier frequency and bandwidth for 5G small cell deployments“

IEEE PIMRC, Washington, DC, USA
http://www.ieee-pimrc.org/index.html

2014-09-01

Talk: Michael Peter

„Measuring the Busy Urban 60 GHz Outdoor Access Radio Channel“

ICUWB 2014, Paris, France 
http://www.icuwb2014.org/

2014-06-24

Talk: Richard Weiler

„Enabling 5G Backhaul and Access with millimeter-waves“

EuCNC 2014, Bologna, Italy
http://eucnc.eu/

2014-05-12

EU programs for future mobile radio

Article about WN’s joint research projects MiWEBA, METIS and 5GNOW published in „VDI-Nachrichten“
LINK

2014-04-14

Brooklyn 5G Summit

How Millimeter Wave Technology can Complement the Cellular Radio World – Concepts and Results from the European FP7 Project MiWEBA
LINK

2014-04-08

Talk at Open Forum from GreenTouch

MiWEBA Talk at GreenTouch 08.05.2014 with the topic „The MiWEBA project: Towards 5G networks using millimeter-waves“
LINK

2013-10-23

MiWEBA Workshop

International Workshop on Cloud Cooperated Heterogeneous Networks
-Union of Large Coverage at Micro-wave and Ultra Wideband at Mm-wave-
LINK

2013-07-03

Introduction

In order to meet the capacity requirements of future cellular networks in the long term, it is targeted to establish an overlay of mm-wave cells on top of the current cellular network. This approach involves the two above-mentioned methods to increase network capacity promising the highest gains: network densification and spectrum extension. In contrast to current approaches, that aim for increasing the capacity by adding smaller cells operating in the same frequency band and hence run into interference limitations, no interference is induced by the mm-wave overlay. Furthermore, a huge frequency bandwidth can be exploited, globally harmonised over more than 6 GHz spectrum.

The successful adoption of mm-wave technology as a versatile wireless transmission option will be advocated by MiWEBA providing high speed access using mm-wave nano-cells on the one hand and using licence free mm-wave links for backhaul to small cells or as wireless front haul extensions in e.g. C-RAN architectures on the other hand. Once, sufficient market penetration with terminals supporting mm-wave technology is reached, direct link type device-to-device communication will enable direct user data exchange when in close vicinity.

Research Goals in MiWEBA

Millimetre-wave Radio Access Links

The MiWEBA system concept rationale is to overcome the current limitations by an integrated holistic approach using mm-wave technology. A fundamental ingredient is the separation of control and user-plane. The control plane (C-plane) will be operated at the regular cellular frequencies e.g. between 700 MHz and 2.7 GHz and the data link layers (u-plane) of the cellular network and the millimetre-wave band as a high capacity deployment overlay. In this overlay the wide coverage area of the c-plane allows to track user links and exchange information on channel state and link quality and therefore to enable seamless handover between the robust low and moderate data rate cellular band and the high data rate mm-wave band.

Wireless Backhaul and Fronthaul links

The basic difference between backhaul and front haul links is the position of the logical split in the network architecture. While the backhaul link usually transports the pure user data (e.g. IP packets) the front haul link carries data often transports already encoded and preprocessed digital signals prepared for the access link. As a consequence this leads to different requirements on the latency, robustness and bandwidth that these links have to provide.
A typical macro and small cell deployment challenge is the provisioning of cost efficient fixed line type connectivity between base band units (BBU) and remote radio units (RRU) if fiber is either not deployed or not available at certain locations, setting an urging need for wireless connections supporting carrier grade connectivity between BBU and RRU in the C-RAN architecture. More specifically, reliability, latency, synchronisation jitter, load adaptive wireless front haul capacity, daisy chaining and quasi zero installation and maintenance effort are a few out of many key requirements for such wireless links. In the context of this project we will focus on mm-wave technology to fulfil these C-RAN and HetNet specific requirements. The mm-wave wireless front- and backhaul links are required to support point-to-point (P2P) and point-to-multipoint (P2MP) topologies and to be set-up and operated in a self-organised and self-optimised manner. Furthermore the density of such mm-wave front- and backhaul links might be very high at certain locations requiring advanced link coordination schemes to satisfy carrier grade QoS.

Access Link Optimization

Though only short distances are to be bridged to the users within a mm-wave cell, suitable techniques have to be used to overcome the high path loss. A much-discussed approach is to establish highly directional adaptive links and track them by beam steering techniques. This guarantees a sufficient signal level at the receiver while reducing potential interference between neighbouring nano-cells. Consequently, the available millimetre-wave band can be used efficiently and a joint signal processing is not required. However, new challenges arise concerning the beam tracking, decentralised handover strategies (“intelligent edge”) and the medium access control (MAC).

Work packages

WP1: Scenarios, Use cases, Business Models

The first work package is of a more general technical nature. Scenarios and use cases are defined according to the project vision and serve as input to the technical work packages 2 through 5. Furthermore business models for the final phase of the project, exploitation, are formulated.

WP2: Design of front- & backhaul links

The front- and backhaul links are inner parts of the mobile radio networks that are invisible to the end user. Within this WP, a replacement for these links using mm-wave or terahertz technology and the integration into the network structure is researched.

WP3: Design of access links

The access link is the connection between the user device and the network. This work package consists of the redesign of these links with the new frequency bands.

WP4: Radio Resource Management

The introduction of the overlay nano-cells leads to a new heterogeneous network structure. The radio resource management has to be adapted to the new degree of freedom introduced with the overlay.

WP5: Propagation & Antennas

The knowledge on outdoor channels in the new frequency bands utilised by MiWEBA is nowhere near that of the well-established frequency bands. Within this work package, these channels will be thoroughly characterised and appropriate steerable high gain antennas will be developed. The channel model will also serve as input to the previous three work packages 2 through 4.

WP6: Proof of concept, Integration

The outputs of the work packages 2 to 5 will be combined within this work package to provide a proof of concept in respect to the scenarios and use models defined in the first WP.

WP7: Dissemination & Exploitation

This work package concentrates on the dissemination and exploitation of the project results.

Support

The European part of MiWEBA is a STREP project funded by the European Union

FP7 ICT-2013-EU-Japan, Topic: Wireless communications Grant agreement no. 608637

MiWEBA is supported by the Japanese Government.

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Events

MiWEBA organizes a full day of 5G exhibitions & lectures, given by the partners of the MiWEBA project and other high class members of the community!

The event is organized in collaboration with the IEICE. See the full SmartCom 2015 announcement here.

Date & Location

Tuesday, Oct. 27, 2015

KOZO KEIKAKU ENGINEERING Inc. Head Office, New Annex

4-5-3 Chuo, Nakano-ku Tokyo, Japan 164-0011

Directions: http://www.kke.co.jp/en/corporate/map/tokyo2.html

Agenda

9:30 – 12:00

Exhibition

  • Green Multi-Techno Engineering platform for 5G multi-RAT Heterogeneous Networks
  • Millimeter-wave small cell backhaul link
  • mmWave Backhaul Link with High Gain Steerable Lens-Array Antenna (LAA)
  • Development of LTE/WiGig interworking heterogeneous networks

13:20 – 13:45

Gap Analysis at ITU-T IMT-2020 Focus Group and Outlook for Applicability of Advanced Wireless and Wired Technologies
Akihiro Nakao (Tokyo Univ.)

13:45 – 14:10

Phased Approach for 5G New RAT Standardization
Yoshihisa Kishiyama (NTT Docomo)

14:10 – 14:35

Millimeter-wave on Your Hand in 5G
Prof. Kei Sakaguchi (Tokyo Tech)
Thomas Haustein (Fraunhofer HHI)

14:35 – 15:00

Millimeter-Wave Wireless-LAN System and Standardization for Next Generation Mobile Networks
Kazuaki Takahashi, Hiroyuki Motozuka, Takenori Sakamoto, Naganori Shirakata, Masataka Irie, Koji Takinami (Panasonic)

15:10 – 15:35

5G High Frequency Bands – From Channel Modeling to System Design
Geng Wu, Clara Li, Prof. Alexander Maltsev (Intel), Wilhelm Keusgen (Fraunhofer HHI)

15:35 – 16:00

[Invited Lecture] Millimeter Wave Considerations in 5G Wireless Systems, System and Modeling Considerations
David Wessel (Huawei)

16:00 – 16:25

BER and Service Area Measurement of Compact Range Communication with Radial Line Slot Antennas
Makoto Ando, Masahiro Wakasa, Koji Toyosaki, Tung Nguyen Xuan, Ali Maifuz, Miao Zhang, Jiro Hirokawa, Kiyomichi Araki (Tokyo Tech)

16:25 – 16:50

TBD
Maziar Nekovee (Samsung)

17:00 – 17:25

High-Capacity and Wide-area Sensor Networks using 920-MHz band for IoT/M2M Services
Nobuaki Mochizuki (NTT)

17:25 – 17:50

Controlling wireless IoT device smartly using oneM2M specification
Shingo Fujimoto (Fujitsu Labs.)

17:50 – 18:15

Wi-SUN Alliance  — Promoting open interoperable industry standards for smart utility networks —
Junichi Iwana (Renesas Electronics), Hiroshi Harada (Kyoto University)

Green 5G networks
MiWEBA is lining up a workshop with presentations and hardware demonstration. It will take place on May 22 in Rennes, France.

See here for more details…

Millimeter-wave for 5G

MiWEBA is lining up a workshop at CEATEC on October 8th, 2014 in Tokyo, Japan, with distinct emphasis on channel measurements, modeling, system simulation, network architectures and resulting future services. The workshop will reassemble global R&D and ICT business leaders to explore the „NEXT“ products and services based on pioneering millimeter-wave technology, delivering business opportunities of the future.

 

09:00 – 13:00

MiWEBA International Workshop on Millimeter-wave for 5G in CEATEC2014  in cooperation with IEICE-CS.

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Agenda

9:00 – 9:10

Opening
Prof. Kei Sakaguchi
Osaka University

9:10 – 9:20

Remarks from Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications, Japan
Mr. Kazuyoshi Suzuki (MIC)
Senior Officer For Innovative Technology Promotion,
MIC Global ICT Strategy Bureau Technology Policy Division,
The Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications

9:20 – 10:00

Harvesting Millimeter Wave Spectrum for 5G  – Ultra High Wireless Capacity – Challenges and Opportunities – a view from the MiWEBA project (PDF)
Dr. Thomas Haustein (HHI)
Head Wireless Communications and Networks – Fraunhofer Heinrich-Hertz-Institute, Germany

10:00 – 10:30

3GPP-style Statistical Channel Models and Directional Beamforming Models for Outdoor and Indoor Millimeter-Wave Wireless Communications (PDF)
Mr. Mathew K. Samimi, Mr. George N. Wong, Prof. Theodore S. Rappaport (NYU)
NYU Wireless, Polytechnic School of Engineering, New York University

10:30 – 11:00

Antennas, Propagation and Transceiver IC Technologies for Millimeter Wave Radio Systems for 5G Networks -the Tokyo Tech Wireless Fiber Project- (PDF1, PDF2)
Prof. Makoto Ando (Tokyo Tech)
Past President IEEE AP Society, URSI Vice-President, IEICE Vice- President
Dept. Electrical & Electronic Engineering, Tokyo Institute of Technology

11:00 – 11:30

Break & Poster session

11:30 – 12:00

Exploiting mmWave-based Smart Antennas Technologies for Next Generation Cellular Networks
Dr. Wonbin Hong (Samsung Electronics)
Principal Engineer, Samsung Electronics

12:00 – 12:30

5G UDN Capacity and mmWave Solution
Dr. Wen Tong (Huawei)
Huawei Fellow, IEEE Fellow, Huawei Technologies Canada

12:30 – 13:00

5G mmWave Communication: Network Architectures and Platforms (PDF)
Dr. Geng WU, (Intel)
Chief architect and director of Standards and Advanced Technologies, Mobile Communications Group at Intel Corporation

Poster Session

Speakers

The speakers to the workshop will soon be announced.

Expect a high class selection of professionals with long-time experience from academia and industry.

International Workshop on Cloud Cooperated Heterogeneous Networks

Union of Large Coverage at Micro-wave and Ultra Wideband at Mm-wave ~

Date:  9:00 – 20:30    23rd October 2013

Venue: Room 301, Osaka University Nakanoshima center

Banquet venue: SALON DE L’AMICAL (9F of the same building)

Access : 4-3-53 Nakanoshima Kita-ku Osaka-city, Japan)

LIVE BROADCAST http://www.ustream.tv/channel/cchetnet-live

Passcode: cchetnet_workshop_live

The International Workshop on Cloud Cooperated Heterogeneous Networks organized by the ICT EU-Japan MiWEBA Steering Committee and held in conjunction with IEICE SR Technical Committee 2013 October Conference, 23 – 25 October, 2013, Osaka, Japan is now cordially inviting your participation.

We will have thirteen interesting invited talks by specialists from both academic institutes and industrial companies, following by a panel discussion on the latest research topic of Cloud Cooperated Heterogeneous Networks. Especially, we will focus on the aspect of efficient deployment of future heterogeneous networks where wideband mm-wave small cells are introduced inside the coverage of conventional micro-wave marcocell. A banquet dinner following the workshop will be organized for both the speakers and the workshop participants.

Scope

Due to explosion of smart phones and tablets, mobile data traffic increases exponentially which pushes evolution of the current cellular networks. The increasing rate of the traffic is about 2-fold per year. It indicates that at least 1,000 times system rate improvement is needed to accommodate increased traffic in 10 years. A promising approach to solving this problem is the novel cellular architecture of cloud cooperated HetNet with heterogeneous deployment of base stations connected to C-RAN for enabling cooperated transmission. Especially, tremendous capacity enhancement can be realized through introducing ultra wideband mm-wave small cells inside the coverage of conventional micro-wave cells owing to advancement of mm-wave technologies nowadays. The main objective of the workshop is to offer an opportunity for academic and industrial researchers for spreading and sharing the latest research results and discussing about the future of cloud cooperated cellular networks embedded with ultra wideband mm-wave small cells.

Program

Slot: 30 mins including Q&A

9:00 – 9:05        OPENING

Seiichi Sampei (Osaka University, Japan)

9:05 – 12:05        „5G mobile radio access“

Chair: Satoshi Konishi (KDDI R&D Labs, Japan)

         

[1]        Potential of Multi-band Heterogeneous Cellular Networks and their Performance Boosting Technologies (PDF)

Kei Sakaguchi (Osaka University, Japan)

Seiichi Sampei (Osaka University, Japan)

[2]        MmWave Technology Evolution: from WiGig to Backhaul and Access for 5G

Ali Sadri (Intel Corporation, USA)

[3]        Mm-wave based cellular system design (PDF)

Daegyun Kim (Samsung, Korea)

[4]        5G Radio Access and the Role of MmWaves – Vision and Research (PDF)

Mikael Coldrey (Ericsson Research, Sweden)

[5]        Future Radio Access for 5G (PDF)

Kishiyama Yoshihisa (NTT DOCOMO, INC., Japan)

[6]        Mobile Millimeter-Wave Access: Opportunities, Challenges, Concepts (PDF)

Wilhelm Keusgen (Fraunhofer HHI, Germany)

                             

13:30 – 13:35        INTERSESSION OPENING

Natsuo Tai (Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications, Japan)

13:35 – 15:35        „Future technologies“

Chair: Kei Sakaguchi (Osaka University, Japan)

                 

[7]        Millimeter-wave Small-cell Access and Backhauling Technologies for 5G Heterogeneous Cellular Networks (PDF)

Emilio Calvanese Strinati (CEA-LETI, France)    

[8]        Multi-Stream Aggregation (MSA) for Advanced Cloud Network (PDF)

Hao Bi (Huawei, China)

[9]        Multi-RAT Link Adaptation Techniques for Green Convergent Networks (PDF)

Isabelle Siaud (Orange, France)

Anne-Marie Ulmer-Moll (Orange, France)

[10]        A Novel IQ Data Compression Scheme in Fronthaul Link on C-RAN (PDF)

Shinobu Nanba (KDDI R&D Labs, Japan)

Akira Agata (KDDI R&D Labs, Japan)

15:45 – 17:15 „Millimeter-wave device“    

Chair: Emilio Calvanese Strinati (CEA-LETI, France)

[11]        Toward Highly Reliable and Low Power 60 GHz Indoor Communications

– Thorough Deployment of Reflected Waves and their Channel Models Establishment –

Shuzo Kato (Tohoku University, Japan)                   

         

[12]        Millimeter-wave CMOS Transceivers for Multi-Gb/s Wireless Communications

Kenichi Okada (Tokyo Institute of Technology, Japan)

[13]        A Low Power 60GHz CMOS Transceiver for WiGig/IEEE802.11ad, Current Status and Future Perspectives (PDF)

Koji Takinami (Panasonic, Japan)

Junichi Morita (Panasonic, Japan)

Takayuki Tsukizawa (Panasonic, Japan)

Naganori Shirakata (Panasonic, Japan)

Noriaki Saito (Panasonic, Japan)

17:25 – 17:55 „Panel Discussion“                                   

Chair: Thomas Haustein (Fraunhofer Heinrich Hertz Institute, Germany)

17:55 – 18:00 CLOSING   

Thomas Haustein (Fraunhofer Heinrich Hertz Institute, Germany)

        

18:30 – 20:30 BANQUET  

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Note

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due to limited space at the workshop venue
2) Workshop Fee: free
3) Banquet Fee: 5,000 yen (Student: 4,000 yen)


The Fraunhofer Heinrich Hertz Institute in Berlin, Germany, is dedicated to advance the principles of information technology and to demonstrate new applications for new products in partnership with the industry.

Our areas of expertise include photonic networks and systems, wireless communications and networks and electronic imaging.

The Intel Mobile Communications GmbH is a part of Intel’s Mobile and Communications Group (MCG) which delivers the next generation of smartphones, tablets, feature phones, and connected devices with leading-edge technologies. MCG is chartered with providing optimal hardware, software, and connectivity ingredients for phones, tablets, and other mobile devices and complete system solutions that deliver compelling user experiences and delight both consumers and business professionals.

Politecnico di Milano (POLIMI) is a Technical University that was established in 1863 and is ranked as one of the most outstanding European universities in Engineering, Architecture and Industrial Design. The number of students enrolled in all campuses is approximately 42,000. POLIMI participates in MiWEBA project through members of the Advanced Network Technologies Laboratory (ANTLab).

CEA-LETI, the Laboratory for Electronics & Information Technology is operated by Direction de la Recherche Technologique at CEA, the French Atomic and Alternative Energies Commission. It mainly aims at helping companies to increase their competitiveness through technological innovation and transfer of its technical know-how to industry. CEA-LETI is currently employing some 1600 people. Overall, research contracts with industry are worth 75% of CEA-LETI annual income. It has a very important patents portfolio, and filed last year more than 200 patents and 700 publications.

Osaka University, or Handai, is a national university located in Osaka, Japan. It is the sixth oldest university in Japan as the Osaka Prefectural Medical College, and one of Japan’s National Seven Universities. Numerous prominent scientists have worked at Osaka University such as the Nobel Laureate in Physics Hideki Yukawa. Osaka University has 11 faculties for undergraduate programs, 16 graduate schools, 21 research institutes, 4 libraries, and 2 university hospitals. Our project members are in Department of Information & Communication Technology in Graduate School of Engineering.

Tokyo Tech develops distinctive students with outstanding qualities of creativity and leadership. The university is making significant contributions to science and technology in many fields of expertise, creating new and powerful synergies. Being a research-based university, we are dedicated to education and research, and to exploring knowledge in science and technology.

KDDI R&D Laboratories in Saitama, Japan, is promoting research and development to create low-cost, highly added value, reliable and high-quality networks and services for the 3M (Multi-networks, Multi-devices, and Multi-usages) strategies. In today’s rapidly advancing information technologies, we are going ahead with “Challenge for Innovation”.

Deliverables

D1.1 – Definition of scenarios and use cases

D1.2 – Specification of architecture

D1.3 – Development of business models (PP)

D2.1 – Adaptive and spatial processing for mm-wave backhaul architectures (PP)

D2.2 – Multi-RAT backhaul architectures: design and capacity (PP)

D2.3 – Multi-RAT backhaul architectures: design and relay node architectures (PP)

D2.4 – CPRI compression and ETSI ORI integration (PP)

D3.1 – Design of mm-Wave Access Links and Integration into Cellular Network Infrastructure

D3.2 – Extension of Control Plane (PP)

D3.3 – mm-wave link design and optimum integration of traffic & services (PP)

D4.1 – System Level Simulator Specification

D4.2 – Analytical model for system level simulation (PP)

D4.3 – Dynamic resource optimization algorithm and control protocols (PP)

D4.4 – Dynamic activation & cell structuring algorithm and control protocols

D4.5 – Overall system performance evaluation results

D5.1 – Channel Modeling and Characterization

D5.2 – Development of highly-directional steerable mm-wave antennas concept (PP)

D5.3 – Highly-directional steerable mm-wave antennas prototype (PP)

D7.1 – Planning of standardization activities, dissemination and exploitation of the output of the project (PP)

D7.2 – Summary of the results from standardization activities (PP)

 

Note: PP – This deliverable is not publicly available.

Press Releases

  • MiWEBA releases a new measurement-based millimeter-wave channel model, Dec. 12, 2014 (read more)

Journals

  • Highly Directional Steerable Antennas: High-Gain Antennas Supporting User Mobility or Beam Switching for Reconfigurable Backhauling
    A. Maltsev, A. Sadri, A. Pudeyev and I. Bolotin, in IEEE Vehicular Technology Magazine, vol. 11, no. 1, pp. 32-39, March 2016.
  • Quasi-Deterministic Millimeter-Wave Channel Models in MiWEBA
    Richard J. Weiler, Michael Peter, Wilhelm Keusgen, Alexander Maltsev, Ingolf Karls, Andrey Pudeyev, Ilya Bolotin, Isabelle Siaud, Anne-Marie Ulmer-Moll
    EURASIP Journal on Wireless Communications and Networking, 2016:84, Mar. 2016, Online ISSN 1687-1499, DOI 10.1186/s13638-016-0568-6.
  • Green Oriented Multi-Techno Link Adaptation Metrics for 5G Multi-Techno Heterogeneous Networks
    I. Siaud, A.M. Ulmer-Moll
    Eurasip Journal, Special Issue on Evolution of Radio Access Network Technologies towards 5G, Mar. 2016.
  • Millimeter-Wave Wireless LAN and Its Extension toward 5G Heterogeneous Networks
    Kei Sakaguchi, Ehab Mahmoud Mohamed, Hideyuki Kusao, Makoto Mizukami, Shinichi Miyamoto, Roya E. Rezagah, Koji Takinami, Kazuaki Takahashi, Naganori Shirakata, Hailan Peng, Toshiaki Yamamoto, Shinobu Nanba
    IEICE Trans. Commun., vol. E98-B, no. 10, pp.1932-1948, Oct. 2015. (Invited Paper)
  • LTE/WiGig RAN-level Interworking Architecture for 5G Millimeter-wave Heterogeneous Networks
    Hailan Peng, Toshiaki Yamamoto, and Yasuhiro Suegara, IEICE Trans. Commun., vol.E98-B, No.10, pp.1957-1968, Oct. 2015.
  • Nonlinear Quantization-based I/Q Data Compression Technique for C-RAN Front haul Link
    Akira Agata, Shinobu Nanba, Masayuki Oishi, and Keiji Tanaka, IEICE Trans. Electronics, Vol.J98-C, No.8, pp.158-166, Oct. 2015.
  • Millimeter-wave Evolution for 5G Cellular Networks
    Kei Sakaguchi, Gia Khanh Tran, Hidekazu Shimodaira, Shinobu Namba, Toshiaki Sakurai, Isabelle Siaud, Koji Takinami, Emilio Calvanese Strinati, Antonio Capone, Ingolf Karls, Reza Arefi, Thomas Haustein
    IEICE Trans. Commun., vol. E98-B, no. 3, pp.388-402, Mar. 2015. (Position Paper)
  • Millimeter-Wave Access and Backhauling: The Solution to the Exponential Data Traffic Increase in 5G Mobile Communications Systems?
    Cedric Dehos, Jose Luis González, Antonio De Domenico, Dimitri Kténas, and Laurent Dussopt;
    IEEE Communications Magazine, Sep. 2014.
  • Large Scale Cooperation in Cellular Networks with Non-uniform User Distribution
    R. Rezagah, G. Khanh Tran, K. Sakaguchi, K. Araki, S. Konishi;
    IEICE transactions on Communications, vol. E97-B, no.11, Nov. 2014
  • Optimization of picocell locations and its parameters in heterogeneous networks with hotspots
    H. Shimodaira, G.K. Tran, K. Sakaguchi, K. Araki, S. Kaneko, N. Miyazaki, S. Konishi, and Y. Kishi;
    IEICE Trans. Commun., vol.E96-B, no.6, pp.1338-1347, June 2013.

International Conference Publications

  • Macro-controlled Beam Database based Beamforming Protocol for LTE-WiGig Aggregation in Millimeter-wave Heterogeneous Networks
    H. Peng, K. Moriwaki, Y. Suegara, VTC2016-Spring, Nanjing, China, May 2016 (accepted).
  • Channel modeling in the next generation mmWave Wi-Fi: IEEE 802.11ay standard
    A. Maltsev, A. Sadri, A. Pudeyev, A. Lomayev, I. Bolotin, European Wireless 2016, EU-JAPAN Collaboration Workshop, May 2016 (accepted).
  • Practical evaluation of on-demand smallcell ON/OFF based on traffic model for 5G cellular networks
    G.K. Tran, H. Shimodaira, R. Rezagah, K. Sakaguchi, and K. Araki, IEEE WCNC 2016, Apr. 2016.
  • User Mobility Impact on Millimeter-Wave System Performance
    A. Maltsev, I.Bolotin, A.Lomayev, A.Pudeyev, M.Danchenko, EuCAP 2016, Davos, Switzerland, April 2016.
  • Millimeter-Wave Outdoor Access Shadowing Mitigation Using Beamforming Arrays
    Richard J. Weiler, Wilhelm Keusgen, Alexander Maltsev, Thomas Kühne, Andrey Pudeyev, Liang Xian, Joongheon Kim, Michael Peter, EuCAP 2016, Apr. 2016.
  • Green Multi-Techno Engineering platform for 5G multi-RAT Heterogeneous Networks- MiWEBA project
    A.M. Ulmer-Moll, I. Siaud, SmartCom 2015 Conference,  IEICE Tech. Rep., vol. 115, no. 273, SR2015, Oct. 2015.
  • Performance Evaluation of Interference Mitigation Techniques in the Overlaying MmWave Small Cell Network
    I. Bolotin, A. Maltsev, A. Pudeyev, G. Morozov, A. Davydov, H. Shimodaira, and G.K. Tran, IEEE CSCN2015, Oct. 2015.
  • Cell Discovery in 5G HetNets Using Location-Based Cell Selection
    Roya Rezagah, Hidekazu Shimodaira, Gia Khanh Tran, Kei Sakaguchi, Shinobu Nanba, CSCN2015, IEEE, Oct. 2015.
  • Investigation on Millimeter-wave Spectrum for 5G
    Hidekazu Shimodaira, Gia Khanh Tran, Kei Sakaguchi, Kiyomichi Araki, CSCN2015, IEEE, Oct. 2015.
  • A Study on Load Balancing Technique by Secondary Cell Selection Scheme for Carrier Aggregation in Millimeter-Wave Heterogeneous Networks
    K. Moriwaki, T. Yamamoto, H. Peng, Y. Suegara, APCC2015, Kyoto, Japan, Oct. 2015.
  • Performance evaluation of the isolated mmWave small cell
    A. Maltsev, I. Bolotin, A. Pudeyev, G. Morozov and A. Davydov, Personal, Indoor, and Mobile Radio Communications (PIMRC), 2015 IEEE 26th Annual International Symposium on, Hong Kong, pp. 2354-2358, Aug. 2015.
  • Partially adaptive arrays application for MU-MIMO mode in a MmWave small cells
    A. Maltsev et al.,  Personal, Indoor, and Mobile Radio Communications (PIMRC), 2015 IEEE 26th Annual International Symposium on, Hong Kong, pp. 315-319, Aug. 2015.
  • Dynamic cell activation and user association for green 5G heterogeneous cellular networks
    Gia Khanh Tran, Hidekazu Shimodaira, Roya Rezagah, Kei Sakaguchi, Kiyomichi Araki, WDN-CN2015 Autumn, IEEE
    PIMRC, Aug. 2015.
  • Practical LOS MIMO Technique for Short-Range Millimeter-Wave Systems
    A. Maltsev, A. Sadri, C. Cordeiro and A. Pudeyev, 2015 IEEE International Conference on Ubiquitous Wireless Broadband (ICUWB), Montreal, QC, pp. 1-6, Oct. 2015.
  • Adaptive and Spatial Processing for Millimeter Wave Backhaul Architectures
    I. Siaud, N. Cassiau, A.M. Ulmer-Moll, M.A Bouzigues, 15th IEEE International Conference on Ubiquitous Wireless Broadband (ICUWB), Montreal, October 2015.
  • Dynamic Resource Management in Multi-band 5G HetNets
    Roya Rezagah, Hidekazu Shimodaira, Gia Khanh Tran, Kei Sakaguchi, APWCS2015, Aug. 2015.
  • A  semi-distributed mechanism for Inter-cell Interference Coordination exploiting the ABSF paradigm
    V. Sciancalepore, I. Filippini, V. Mancuso, A. Capone, A. Banchs; IEEE SECON, Seattle Jun. 2015.
  • Context Information for Fast Cell Discovery in mm-wave 5G Networks
    A. Capone, I. Filippini, V. Sciancalepore; European Wireless, Budapest May 2015
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  • On Path Loss Measurement and Modeling for Millimeter-wave 5G
    M. Peter, W. Keusgen, R. J. Weiler; 9th European Conference on Antennas and Propagation (EUCAP), Lisbon, Portugal, Apr. 2015.
  • Dual-Polarized Square-Shaped Offset-Fed Reflectarray Antenna with High Gain and High Bandwidth in the 60 GHz Domain
    T. Visentin, W. Keusgen, R. J. Weiler; 9th European Conference on Antennas and Propagation (EUCAP), Lisbon, Portugal, Apr. 2015.
  • Delayed Offloading Zone Associations using Cloud Cooperated Heterogeneous Networks
    E. Mahmoud, K. Sakaguchi, S. Sampei; IEEE Wireless Communications and Networking Conference (WCNC) 2015, Mar. 2015.
  • Extended User/Control Plane Architectures for Tightly Coupled LTE/WiGig Interworking in Millimeter-wave Heterogeneous Networks
    H. Peng, T. Yamamoto, Y. Suegara; IEEE Wireless Communications and Networking Conference (WCNC) 2015, Mar. 2015.
  • Next-Generation Optical Access Networks for C-RAN
    K. Tanaka and A. Agata; OFC2015, Mar. 2015.
  • Millimeter-Wave Channel Sounding of Outdoor Ground Reflections
    R. J. Weiler, M. Peter, W. Keusgen, A. Kortke; M. Wisotzki; IEEE Radio Wireless Symposium, San Diego, USA, Jan. 2015.
  • Quasi-deterministic Approach to mmWave Channel Modeling in a Non-stationary Environment
    A. Maltsev, A. Pudeyev, I. Karls, I. Bolotin, G. Morozov, R. Weiler, M. Peter, W. Keusgen; IEEE Globecom, Workshop on Emerging Technologies for 5G Wireless Cellular Networks, Austin, TX, USA, Dec. 2014.
  • Split Control Plane Functionality in Millimeter-Wave Overlay Access
    R. J. Weiler, W. Keusgen, I. Filippini, A. Capone; 1st International Conference on 5G for Ubiquitous Connectivity, Finland, November 2014.
  • Time Reversal and Equal Gain Transmission for 60 GHz millimeter waves Orthogonal Frequency-Division Multiplexing systems
    M.A. Bouzigues, I. Siaud, A.M. Ulmer-Moll, M. Hélard; IEEE OnlineGreenComm, November 2014.
  • [Requested Talk] Millimeter-wave based LTE/WiGig Heterogeneous Networks: Small Cell Search Technique and Tightly Coupled Interworking Architecture
    Hailan Peng, Toshiaki Yamamoto, Yasuhiro Suegara; SmartCom2014, Singapore, Oct. 2014.
  • On the choice of carrier frequency and bandwidth for 5G small cell deployments
    R. J. Weiler, M. Peter, H.-A. Nguyen, W. Keusgen; Personal Indoor and Mobile Radio Communications (PIMRC), 2014 IEEE 25rd International Symposium on, Washington D.C., USA, Sep. 2014.
  • Measuring the Busy Urban 60 GHz Outdoor Access Radio Channel
    R. J. Weiler, W. Keusgen, M. Peter, M. Wisotzki; Ultra-Wideband (ICUWB), 2014 IEEE International Conference on, Paris, France, Sep. 2014.
  • Cell Association Method for Multiband Heterogeneous Networks
    H. Shimodaira, G. K. Tran, K. Araki, K. Sakaguchi, S. Nanba, T. Hayashi, S. Konishi, Personal, Indoor and Mobile Radio Communications (PIMRC Workshops), 2014 IEEE 25th International Symposium on, Washington D.C., USA, Sep. 2014.
  • Outdoor Millimeter-Wave Access for Heterogeneous Networks – Path Loss and System Performance
    R. J. Weiler, M. Peter, W. Keusgen, H. Shimodaira, G. K. Tran, K. Sakaguchi; Personal, Indoor and Mobile Radio Communications (PIMRC Workshops), 2014 IEEE 25th International Symposium on, Washington D.C., USA, Sep. 2014.
  • Delayed offloading using cloud cooperated millimeter wave gates
    E. Mahmoud, K. Sakaguchi, and S. Sampei; in Proc. IEEE PIMRC, Washington DC, USA, Sep. 3-5, 2014.
  • Licensed Shared Access for mmWave Cellular Broadband Communications
    M. D. Mueck, I. Karls, R. Arefi, T.Haustein, W. Keusgen, IEEE International Workshop on Cognitive Cellular Systems, Rhine River, Germany, Sep. 2-4, 2014.
  • Green improvements of IEEE 802.11 directional multi-gigabit physical layer specifications
    M.A. Bouzigues, I. Siaud, A.M. Ulmer-Moll, M. Hélard; Microelectronics and Electronics (PRIME), 2014 10th Conference on Ph.D. Research in, Grenoble, France, July 2014.
  • Enabling 5G Backhaul and Access with Millimeter-waves
    R. J. Weiler, M. Peter, W. Keusgen, E. C. Strinati, A. D. Domenico, I. Filippini, A. Capone, I. Siaud, A. Ulmer-Moll, A. Maltsev, T. Haustein, K. Sakaguchi; in Proc. EuCNC 2014, Bologna Italy, June 23-26, 2014.
  • Large scale cooperation in cellular networks with non-uniform user distribution
    R. Rezagah, D. Matsuo, G.K. Tran, K. Sakaguchi, K. Araki, and S. Konishi; in Proc. IEEE Globecom 2013, Atlanta, Georgia, USA, Dec. 2013.
  • Cloud cooperated heterogeneous cellular networks 
    K. Sakaguchi, S. Sampei, H. Shimodaira, R. Rezagah, G.K. Tran & K. Araki; Intelligent Signal Processing and Communications Systems (ISPACS), 2013 International Symposium on, 2013, 787-791
  • On the use of Time-Reversal for Packet Switching in Green Communications
    M.A. Bouzigues, I. Siaud, M. Hélard, A.M. Ulmer-Moll; Workshop GROWN’13 in conjunction with the IEEE WiMob 2013 conf., Lyon, France, October 2013.
  • Diamond cellular network – optimal combination of small power basestations and CoMP cellular networks
    H. Shimodaira, G.K. Tran, K. Araki, K. Sakaguchi, S. Konishi, and S. Nanba; in Proc. IEEE PIMRC 2013, WDN-CN Workshop, London, UK, Sep. 2013.

Workshop Contributions

  • 5G Heterogeneous Mobile Networks utilizing Millimeter-wave
    S. Okasaka, K. Takinami, in IEICE SmartCom2016, Japan, May, 2016. (Requested Talk)
  • Millimeter Wave-Based Integrated Mobile Communications for 5G Networks
    G. K. Tran (Panelist); IEEE WCNC2016, mmW5G workshop, Doha, Qatar, April 2016.
  • C/U-plane splitting architectures and Inter-RAT management for Radio Reconfigurable Systems
      I. Siaud, A.M. Ulmer-Moll, H. Peng, S. Nanba and K. Moriwaki; ETSI workshop on future radio technologies-air interfaces, January 2016.
  • MmWave Small-Cells & X-haul for 5G
    K. Sakaguchi (Panelist); IEEE ICC2015, BackNets’2015, London, UK, June 2015.
  • Quasi-Deterministic Millimeter-Wave Channel Models for Access and Backhaul in MiWEBA
    R.J. Weiler, M. Peter, W. Keusgen, A. Maltsev, I. Karls, A. Pudeyev, I. Bolotin, I. Siaud, A.M. Ulmer-Moll; COST IC1004, Workshop on Radio Channel Models for Higher Frequency Bands; May 2015, Valencia.
  • Green Oriented Multi-Techno Link Adaptation metrics for 5G Multi-Techno Heterogeneous Networks
    I. Siaud, A.M. Ulmer-Moll; COST IC 1004, Workshop on Evolution of Radio Access Network Technologies towards 5G; May 2015, Valencia.
  • Millimeter-wave Overlay HetNet for 5G –System level simulation for spectrum assessment–
    K. Sakaguchi, the 2nd Brooklyn 5G Summit, New York, USA, Apr. 2015.
  • Millimeter-wave W-LAN for 5G
    K. Sakaguchi, the 2nd Brooklyn 5G Summit, New York, USA, Apr. 2015.
  • Organisation of Workshop: Millimeter Waves in 5G: State of the Art and Potential
    Radio Wireless Week 2015, San Diego, CA, USA.

    • Performance evaluation of 5G cellular networks with millimeter-wave small-cell base stations, Kei Sakaguchi, Tokyo Institute of Technology and Osaka University.
    • Channel Measurement and Modeling for Millimeter-Wave Mobile Communication, Richard Weiler, Fraunhofer HHI.
    • mmWave Technology Evolution for Next Generation Wireless Systems, Ali Sadri, Intel.
  • Quasi-Deterministic Approach to MmWave Channel Modeling in FP7 MiWEBA Project
    Alexander Maltsev, Andrey Pudeyev, Ilya Bolotin, Gregory Morozov, Wilhelm Keusgen, Richard J. Weiler, Michael Peter, Maxim Danchenko and Artyom Kuznetsov; 33rd Wireless World Research Forum, Guildford, UK, September 2014.
  • The MiWEBA project: Towards 5G networks using millimeter-waves
    T. Haustein, R. Weiler; Green Touch Open Forum, Milan, Italy, May 2014.
  • How Millimeter Wave Technology can Complement the Cellular Radio World – Concepts and Results from the European FP7 Project MiWEBA (Millimeter Wave Enhancements for Backhaul and Access)
    Thomas Haustein, Brooklyn 5G Summit, NY, USA, April 2014.
  • Potential of Muli-band Heterogeneous Cellular Networks and their Performance Boosting Technologies
    Kai Sakaguchi, Seiichi Sampei; International Workshop on Cloud Cooperated Heterogeneous Networks, Osaka 2013
  • MmWave Technology Evolution: from WiGig to Backhaul and Access for 5G
    Ali Sadri; International Workshop on Cloud Cooperated Heterogeneous Networks, Osaka 2013
  • Mobile Millimeter-Wave Access: Opportunites, Challenges Concepts
    Wilhelm Keusgen; International Workshop on Cloud Cooperated Heterogeneous Networks, Osaka 2013
  • Millimeter-wave Small-cell Access and Backhauling Technologie for 5G Heterogeneous Cellular Networks
    Emilio Calvanese Strinati; International Workshop on Cloud Cooperated Heterogeneous Networks, Osaka 2013
  • Multi-RAT Link Adaptation Techniques for Green Convergent Networks
    Isabelle Siaud, Anne-Marie Ulmer-Moll; International Workshop on Cloud Cooperated Heterogeneous Networks, Osaka 2013
  • A Novel IQ Data Compression Scheme in Fronthaul Link on C-RAN
    Shinobu Nanba, Akira Agata; International Workshop on Cloud Cooperated Heterogeneous Networks, Osaka 2013

Domestic Conference Publications

  • Dynamic ON/OFF of smallcell BS in C-RAN based 5G HetNet supporting user’s satisfaction
    G.K. Tran, H. Shimodaira, K. Sakaguchi, and K. Araki; IEICE technical report, RCS2016-2, Apr. 2016.
  • A Study on Small Cell Selection Method based on the Traffic Load in Millimeter-Wave HetNet
    K. Moriwaki, H. Peng, Y. Suegara, IEICE General Conference, Japan, Mar. 2016.
  • Performance Evaluation of Macro-controlled Beamforming Protocol for LTE/WiGig Aggregation in Millimeter-wave Heterogeneous Networks
    H. Peng, K. Morowaki, Y. Suegara, IEICE General Conference, Japan, Mar. 2016.
  • Technical Trends and Future Perspectives of C-RAN Fronthaul Link
    Akira Agata, Shinobu Nanba, IEICE Technical Report, RCS2015-251, Japan, Dec. 2015.
  • Millimeter-wave on Your Hand in 5G
    K. Sakaguchi, and T. Haustein; IEICE technical report, SR2015-69, Oct. 2015.
  • [Invited Talk] 5G from Tokyo Institute of Technology Point of View — For Realization of Millimeter-wave Heterogeneous Networks —
    Kei Sakaguchi, Gia Khanh Tran, Kiyomichi Araki, Makoto Ando, Jiro Hirokawa, Kazuhiko Fukawa, Yu Yuan Chang, Jun-ichi Takada, Kentaro Saito, Akira Matsuzawa, Kenichi Okada, Masaya Miyahara, RCS Technical Committee, IEICE technical report, IEICE, RCS2015-172, Oct. 2015.
  • [Technology exhibit] Hardware Demonstration of WiFi fingerprint based mmWave beamforing
    Ehab Mahmoud Mohamed, Gia Khanh Tran, Kei Sakaguchi, Seiichi Sampei, SR Technical Committee, IEICE technical report, IEICE SmartCom, Oct. 2015.
  • [Invited Lecture] Green 5G HetNet with C-RAN based Dynamic Resource Management
    Gia Khanh Tran, Hidekazu Shimodaira, Kei Sakaguchi, IEICE Society Conference, IEICE Society Conference 2015, Sep. 2015.
  • [Invited Lecture] WiFi Fingerprint based Coordinated Mm-wave Beamforming
    Gia Khanh Tran, Ryosuke Iwata, Ehab Mahmoud Mohamed, Kei Sakaguchi, AP Technical Committee, IEICE technical report, IEICE, Jul. 2015.
  • [Invited Talk] Optical Access Technologies for Efficient Deployment of Next Generation Cellular Networks
    Akira Agata, Shinobu Nanba, IEICE Technical Report, OCS2015-16, Japan, Jun. 2015.
  • A Study on Small Cell Selection Method Considering the Traffic Load in Heterogeneous Networks
    K. Moriwaki, T. Yamamoto, H. Peng, Y. Suegara, IEICE Technical Report, RCS2015-15, Japan, Apr. 2015.
  • [MiWEBA] A study on the ORI compression scheme of front-haul
    A. Saito, T. Kimura, T. Sakurai, S. Okasaka, T. Sotoyama, S. Nakao, IEICE General Conference, Japan, Mar. 2015.
  • A Study on Cell Coverage Expansion of Millimeter-wave Base Station with Beamforming Technique in Millimeter-wave Heterogeneous Networks
    T. Yamamoto, H. Peng, Y. Suegara, IEICE General Conference, Japan, Mar. 2015.
  • A Study of Handover Trigger for Radio Link Failure Reduction in Multi Band Network
    K. Moriwaki, T. Yamamoto, Y. Suegara, IEICE General Conference, Japan, Mar. 2015.
  • [MiWEBA] Study on dynamic ON/OFF cell association in cloud cooperated HetNet
    G.K. Tran, H. Shimodaira, K. Sakaguchi, K. Araki; IEICE Technical Report, SR2014-127, Mar. 2015.
  • Cell Association Method for Millimeter Wave Heterogeneous Network with MU-MIMO
    H. Shimodaira, G.K. Tran, K. Sakaguchi, K. Araki; IEICE Technical Report, SR2014-137, Mar. 2015.
  • Evaluation of Backhaul Throughput and Energy Efficiency for Millimeter-wave Heterogeneous Networks
    H. Peng, T. Yamamoto, Y. Suegara; IEICE General Conference, Mar. 2015.
  • Investigation on Millimeter-wave Spectrum for 5G
    H. Shimodaira, G.K. Tran, K. Sakaguchi, K. Araki; IEICE Technical Report, SR2014-106, Jan. 2015.
  • C-plane/U-plane Splitting Control in Heterogeneous Networks
    S. Nakao, T. Yamamoto, S. Okasaka, H. Suzuki; MWE2014 workshop, Dec. 2014.
  • Efficient Transmission Scheme for C-RAN Fronthaul link
    S. Nanba, A. Agata, T. Hayashi; IEICE Technical Report, RCS2014-239, Dec. 2014.
  • A Study on the Baseband Signal Compression and Transmission Technologies for Enhancing Transfer Efficiency in C-RAN Fronthaul Link
    A. Agata, S. Namba, M. Oishi, K. Tanaka, A. Murata, and K. Kitayama; IEICE Technical Report, OCS2014-86, Nov. 2014.
  • Research & Development of Millimeter-wave Heterogeneous Netwroks for 5G (Invited Talk)
    Kei Sakaguchi; IEICE Technical Report, AP2014-150, RCS2014-219, Nov. 2014.
  • SmartCom to Promote International Collaboration – Through Experimence in MiWEBA Project toward 5G Heterogeneous Cellular Networks
    K. Sakaguchi; in IEICE SmartCom2014, Singapore, Oct. 30, 2014.
  • [Requested Talk] Millimeter-wave based LTE/WiGig Heterogeneous Networks: Small Cell Search Technique and Tightly Coupled Interworking Architecture
    H. Peng, T. Yamamoto, Y. Suegara; SmartCom2014, Oct. 2014.
  • Development of control and user plane-splitting heterogeneous cellular networks
    S.Okasaka, T.Sakurai, S.Nakao, S.Nanba, G.K.Tran, K.Sakaguchi; in IEICE SmartCom2014, Singapore, Oct. 30, 2014.
  • A Study on Technical Directions of Wireless Access Networking for 5G Cellular Systems
    Seiichi Sampei; IEICE Technical Report, RCS2014-183, Oct. 2014.
  • Activities on heterogeneous networks for 5G -C-plane/U-plane Splitting Control in Heterogeneous Networks –
    S. Nakao, T. Yamamoto, S. Okasaka, H. Suzuki; IEICE Technical Report, RCS2014-171, Oct. 2014.
  • Extended Control Plane Architecture for Tightly Coupled LTE/WiGig interworking in Millimeter-wave Heterogeneous Networks
    H. Peng, T. Yamamoto, Y. Suegara; IEICE Society Conference, Sep. 2014.
  • [MiWEBA] Role of Millimeter-Wave in 5G Heterogeneous Cellular Networks
    Kei Sakaguchi, Hidekazu Shimodaira, Gia Khanh Tran, IEICE Society Conference, B-2-3, Sep. 2014.
  • Evaluation of Energy Efficient Inter-frequency Small Cell Search Scheme using Radio Frequency Fingerprint in Millimeter-wave Heterogeneous Networks
    H. Peng, T. Yamamoto, Y. Suegara; IEICE Technical Report, RCS2014-76, July 2014.
  • Experimental study on C-plane/U-plane split heterogneous cellular networks
    S. Okasaka, T. Sakurai, S. Nanba, K. Araki, K. Sakaguchi; IEICE Technical Report, SR2014-2, May 2014.
  • Smart Radio World driven by Cloud Cooperated Heterogeneous Networks
    Kei Sakaguchi, IEICE SR2013, RCS2013-357, SR2013-110, SRW2013-151, Mar. 2014.
  • Millimeter-Wave Evolution for Backhaul and Access (MiWEBA)
    K. Sakaguchi, S. Ibi, S. Miyamoto, and S. Sampei, IEICE General Conference, B-17-13 Mar. 2014
  • [MiWEBA] Cell Association Method for Multi Band Heterogeneous Networks
    H. Shimodaira, G.K.Tran, K. Sakaguchi, K. Araki, S. Konishi, S. Nanba, and T. Hayashi, IEICE General Conference, Mar. 2014
  • [MiWEBA] A study on power control in C-RAN based U/C splitting HetNet
    G.K. Tran, K. Sakaguchi, and K. Araki, IEICE General Conference, Mar. 2014
  • [MiWEBA] Effect on User Throughput of Interference of System Information Blocks in Small Cell On/Off Operation in Heterogeneous Networks
    Y. Yuda, A. Iwata, T. Yamamoto, T. Sakurai, H. Matsuo, M. Hoshino, and S. Nakao, IEICE General Conference, Mar. 2014
  • [MiWEBA] A prototype of C-plane/U-plane split heterogeneous cellular networks
    S. Okasaka, Y. Yuda, M. Ryuji, T. Sakurai, T. Sotoyama, and S. Nakao, IEICE General Conference, Mar. 2014
  • [MiWEBA] Study on Application of Fixed Wireless Access by Millimeter Wave to a C-RAN Fronthaul Link 
    S. Nanba, A. Agata, T. Hayashi, IEICE General Conference, Mar. 2014
  • A Study of Handover Parameter Scaling Technique Based on Cell Types
    T. Yamamoto, H. Peng, and S. Konishi, IEICE General Conference, Mar. 2014.
  • Base station power control in C-RAN based U/C splitting HetNet
    G.K. Tran, K. Sakaguchi, and K. Araki, IEICE Technical Report, SR2013-86, Jan. 2014
  • Flexible Wireless Access for Next Generation Cellular Systems 
    S. Sampei, Advanced Wireless Communications Study Committee, 2020 and Beyond AdHoc 2nd meeting, Nov. 2013.
  • For More Intelligent and Flexible Wireless Transmission and Radio Resource Management Techniques for Next Generation Wireless Access Systems
    S. Sampei, IEICE Technical Report, RCS2013-155, Oct. 2013
  • Potential of Multi-band Heterogeneous Cellular Networks and their Performance Boosting Technologies
    K. Sakaguchi, and S. Sampei, MiWEBA workshop, Oct. 2013.
  • A Novel IQ Data Compression Scheme in Fronthaul Link on C-RAN
    Shinobu Nanba, Akira Agata, MiWEBA workshop, Oct. 2013.
  • Cloud Cooperated Heterogeneous Cellular Networks
    K. Sakaguchi, and S. Sampei, IEICE Society conference, BT-4-3, Sept 2013.

Exhibitions

  • Development of LTE/WiGig interworking heterogeneous networks
    S.Okasaka, T.Sakurai, H.Peng, K.Moriwaki, S.Namba, in IEICE SmartCom2015, Japan, Oct. 27, 2015. (Technology Exhibit)
  • Millimeter-wave small cell backhaul link
    W.Keusgen, R.Weiler, M.Peter, T.Haustein, S.Okasaka, in IEICE SmartCom2015, Japan, Oct. 27, 2015. (Technology Exhibit)
  • June 2015: EuCNC Conference Exhibition
  • May 2015: Wireless Technology Park 2015, Tokyo, Japan
  • March 2015: Mobile World Congress 2015 (on the booth of the European Commission), Barcelona Spain
  • May 2014: Wireless Technology Park 2014, Tokyo, Japan

Others

  • Millimeter-wave on Your Hand in 5G (Keynote Speech)
    K. Sakaguchi; IEEE CSCN2015, Tokyo Japan, Oct. 2015.
  • Millimeter-Wave Small-Cell Deployment Scenarios as an Enabler for 5G Applications and Use Cases
    R.J. Weiler, W. Keusgen, M. Peter, I. Filippini, V. Sciancalepore, T. Haustein; EuCNC 2015, Special Session, Jun. 2015.
  • Report on MiWEBA InternationalWorkshop on Millimeter-wave for 5Gin CEATEC2014 (MMW5G)
    Gia Khanh Tran, Shinobu Nanba; MiWEBA International Workshop on Millimeter-wave for 5G in CEATEC2014 (MMW5G), IEICE Communications Society – GLOBAL NEWSLETTER, IEICE, Vol. 39, No. 1, Mar. 2015.
  • Millimeter-wave Access for 5G and context aware cell association to enhance the performance (Keynote Speech)
    K. Sakaguchi; in IEEE 2nd Remote Workshop of TCCN SIG on Cognitive Radio for 5G, Nov. 4th, 2014.
  • Millimeter-wave for 5G (Tutorial)
    T. Haustein, and K. Sakaguchi; in IEEE Online GreenComm, Nov. 13, 2014.
  • Input on channel modelling aspects for M.[IMT.ABOVE.6 GHZ]
    Intel Corporation , KDDI Corporation , Orange , Panasonic Corporation; submitted to ITU-R WP5D, Oct. 2014.
  • Millimeter-wave for 5G (Panel Discussion)
    K. Sakaguchi; in IEEE PIMRC’14, Washington DC, Sep. 4, 2014.
  • mmW UWB communications: a key enabler for 5G?
    L. Dussopt, (CEA-LETI) , I. Siaud (Orange), R. Sauleau (Univ. Rennes 1) V.Frascolla, (Intel Germany ), M. Nekovee, Samsung UK, ICUWB’2014 Panel session P2, Paris, September 2014.
  • Experimental study on C-plane/U-plane split heterogeneous cellular networks
    S. Okasaka, T. Sakurai, S. Nanba, K. Araki, K. Sakaguchi; Exhibition in IEICE Technical Report SR, May 2014.

Coordinator

Dr.-Ing. Thomas Haustein, Fraunhofer Heinrich Hertz Institute;
Prof. Kei Sakaguchi, Toyko Institute of Technology

Richard Weiler (Project manager)

info@miweba.eu

Postal address

Fraunhofer-Institut für Nachrichtentechnik
Heinrich-Hertz-Institut
Einsteinufer 37
10587 Berlin

Germany

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