Green communications: techniques and challenges

Ahmed Malik, N. and Ur-Rehman, M. (2017) Green communications: techniques and challenges. EAI Endorsed Transactions on Energy Web and Information Technology, 4(14), 153162. (doi:10.4108/eai.4-10-2017.153162)

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Abstract

Green technology has drawn a huge amount of attention with the development of the modern world. Similarly with the development in communication technology the industries and researchers are focusing to make this communication as green as possible. In cellular technology the evolution of 5G is the next step to fulfil the user demands and it will be available to the users in 2020. This will increase the energy consumption by which will result in excess emission of co2. In this paper different techniques for the green communication technology and some challenges are discussed. These techniques include device-to-device communication (D2D), massive Multiple-Input Multiple-Output (MIMO) systems, heterogeneous networks (HetNets) and Green Internet of Things (IoT).

Item Type:Articles
Status:Published
Refereed:Yes
Glasgow Author(s) Enlighten ID:Ur Rehman, Dr Masood
Authors: Ahmed Malik, N., and Ur-Rehman, M.
College/School:College of Science and Engineering > School of Engineering
Journal Name:EAI Endorsed Transactions on Energy Web and Information Technology
Publisher:European Alliance for Innovation (EAI)
ISSN:2032-944X
ISSN (Online):2032-944X
Published Online:14 October 2017
Copyright Holders:Copyright © 2017 Malik et al.
First Published:First published in EAI Endorsed Transactions on Energy Web and Information Technology 4(14):153162
Publisher Policy:Reproduced under a Creative Commons license

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