Publications

2017

S. Ek, T. Pahlsson, A. Carlsson, A. Axholt, A. K. Stenman, H. Sjoland, “A 16-20 GHz LO System with 115 fs jitter for 24-30 GHz 5G in 28nm FD-SOI CMOS”, in proceedings of European Solid-State Circuits Conference, Leuven (Belgium), 2017.

N. Iardella, G. Nardini, G. Stea, A. Virdis, A. Frangioni, L. Galli, D. Sabella, F. Mauro, G. Dell’Aera, M. Caretti, “Flexible dynamic Coordinated Scheduling in Virtual-RAN deployments” in proceedings of ICC FlexNets, Paris, 2017.

L. Bogaert, J. Lambrecht, A. Abbasi, J. Van Kerrebrouck, G. Torfs, X. Yin, G. Roelkens, and J. Bauwelinck, “Resonant optical receiver design by series inductive peaking for sub-6 GHz RoF”, Wiley Microwave and optical technology letters, vol. 59, no. 9, pp. 2279-2284, Sept. 2017. DOI: 10.1002/mop.30721.

K. Van Gasse, J. Van Kerrebrouck, A. Abbasi, G. Morthier, G. Torfs, G. Roelkens, “26 GHz Carrier Frequency 10 Gbit/s Radio-over-Fiber Link based on a Directly Modulated III-V/Si DFB Laser”,  in proceedings of European Conference on Integrated Optics, Eindhoven (The Netherlands), April 2017.

M. Rea, A. Fakhreddine, D. Giustiniano, V. Lenders , “Filtering Noisy 802.11 Time-of-Flight Ranging Measurements From Commoditized WiFi Radios” , IEEE/ACM Transactions on Networking, vol. 25, no. 4, pp. 2514 – 2527, Aug. 2017. DOI: 10.1109/TNET.2017.2700430.

R. Calvo-Palomino, D. Giustiniano, V. Lenders, A. Fakhreddine, “Crowdsourcing Spectrum Data Decoding” in proceedings of The 36th IEEE International Conference on Computer Communications (IEEE INFOCOM 2017), New York, May 2017.

S. El Ayoubi, J. S. Bedo, M. Filippou, A. Gavras, D. Giustiniano, P. Iovanna, A. Manzalini, O. Queseth, T. Rokkas, M. Surridge and T. Tjelta, “5G innovations for new business opportunities”, Mobile World Congress 2017 (MWC 2017), Barcelona (Spain), Feb. 2017.

T. Kazaz, X. Jiao, M. Kulin, I. Moerman, “Demo: WiSCoP - Wireless Sensor Communication Prototyping Platform”, in proceedings of the 2017 International Conference on Embedded Wireless Systems and Networks, Uppsala (Sweden), pp. 246-247, Feb. 2017.

P. Indirayanti and P. Reynaert, “A 32 GHz 20 dBm-PSAT Transformer-based Doherty Power Amplifier for multi-Gb/s 5G Applications in 28 nm Bulk CMOS”, in proceedings of IEEE Radio Frequency Integrated Circuits Symposium, Hawaii, 2017.

Y. Zhang and P. Reynaert, “A High-Efficiency Linear Power Amplifier for 28GHz Mobile Communications in 40nm CMOS”, in proceedings of IEEE Radio Frequency Integrated Circuits Symposium, Hawaii, 2017.

M. Vigilante and  P. Reynaert, “A 29-to-57GHz AM-PM Compensated Class-AB Power Amplifier for 5G Phased Arrays in 0.9V 28nm Bulk CMOS”, in proceedings of of IEEE Radio Frequency Integrated Circuits Symposium, Hawaii, 2017.

S. Andersson, L. Sundström and S. Mattisson, “Design considerations for 5G mm-wave receivers”, in proceedings of Cloud Technologies and Energy Efficiency in Mobile Communication Networks (CLEEN 2017), Turin, June 2017.

G. Nardini, G. Stea, A. Virdis, A. Frangioni, L. Galli, D. Sabella and G. M. Dell'Aera,  “Scalability and energy efficiency of Coordinated Scheduling in cellular networks towards 5G”, in proceedings of Cloud Technologies and Energy Efficiency in Mobile Communication Networks (CLEEN 2017), Turin, June 2017.

N. Iardella, G, Nardini, G. Stea, A. Virdis, A. Frangioni, L. Galli, D. Sabella, F. Mauro, G. M. Dell'Aera and M. Caretti,  “A testbed for flexible and energy-efficient resource management with virtualized LTE-A nodes”, in proceedings of Cloud Technologies and Energy Efficiency in Mobile Communication Networks (CLEEN 2017), Turin, June 2017.

D. Markert, X. Yu, H. Heimpel and G. Fischer, “An All-Digital, Single-Bit RF Transmitter for Massive MIMO”, IEEE Transactions on Circuits and Systems I: Regular Papers, vol. 64, no. 3, pp. 696-704, 2017. DOI: 10.1109/TCSI.2016.2615161.

D. Sabella, P. Serrano, G. Stea, A. Virdis, I. Tinnirello, F. Giuliano, D. Garlisi, P. Vlacheas, P. Demestichas, V. Foteinos, N. Bartzoudis, M. Payaró and A. Medela, “A Flexible and Reconfigurable 5G Networking Architecture Based on Context and Content Information”, in proceedings of EuCNC 2017, Oulu (Finland), June 2017.

M. Emara, K. Roth, L. G. Baltar, M. Faerber and J. A. Nossek, “Nonlinear Digital Self-Interference Cancellation with Reduced Complexity for Full Duplex Systems”, in proceedings of 20th International ITG Workshop on Smart Antennas (WSA 2016), Berlin(Germany), March 2017.

K. Roth and J. A. Nossek, “MAC Rate Region of Low Resolution ADC Digital and Hybrid Beamforming Massive MIMO UL”,  in proceedings of IEEE ICC 2017, Paris, May 2017.

K. Roth, L. G. Baltar, M. Faerber and J. A. Nossek, “Performance Analysis of FBMC and CP-OFDM in the Presence of Phase Noise”, in proceedings of EuCnC 2017, Oulu (Finland), June 2017.

C. Priale, V. Saravanan and M. Färber, “PA model including memory effects”, in proceedings of EuCnC 2017, Oulu (Finland), June 2017.

I.-P. Belikaidis, A. Georgakopoulos, E. Kosmatos, S. Vassaki, O.-A. Liakopoulos, V. Foteinos, P. Vlacheas and P. Demestichas, “Emerging technologies in software, hardware and management aspects towards the 5G era: Trends and Challenges”, chapter in 5G Networks: Fundamental Requirements, Enabling Technologies, and Operations Management, Ed. Wiley, 2017.

WINGS et al., “Contribution to the 5G PPP whitepaper for Mobile World Congress 2017” MWC 2017.

A. Georgakopoulos, “Software-driven orchestration of hardware/software platforms for flexible 5G network infrastructures”, Software Networks and 5G Workshop, European Conference on Networks and Communications (EuCNC), Oulu (Finland), 2017.

WINGS et al., “PoC#8 Demonstration, Flex5Gware Final Event”, Turin 2017.

K. Roth and J. A. Nossek, “Arbitrary Beam Synthesis of Hybrid Beamforming Systems for Beam Training”, IEEE Wireless Communication Letters, 2017.

K. Roth and J. A. Nossek, “Achievable Rate and Energy Efficiency of Hybrid and Digital Beamforming Receivers with Low Resolution ADC”, JSAC mmWave special issue, July 2017.

E. Arribas and V. Mancuso, “Multi-Path D2D Leads to Satisfaction”, in proceedings of IEEE International Symposium on a World of Wireless Mobile and Multimedia Networks (WoWMoM), New York, June 2017.

P. Castagno, V. Mancuso, M. Sereno, M. Ajmome Marsan, “Why Your Smartphone Doesn't Work in Very Crowded Environments”, proceedings of IEEE International Symposium on a World of Wireless Mobile and Multimedia Networks (WoWMoM), New York, June 2017.

A. Asadi, V. Mancuso and R. Gupta, “DORE: An Experimental Framework to Enable Outband D2D Relay in Cellular Networks”, IEEE/ACM Transactions on Networking, June 2017. DOI: 10.1109/TNET.2017.2712285.

A. Azcorra, I. Úcar, F. Gringoli, A. Banchs and P. Serrano, “uNap: Practical Micro-Sleeps for 802.11 WLANs”, Computer Communications, Elsevier BV, 2017.

R. Gerzaguet, N. Bartzoudis, L. G. Baltar, V. Berg, J. B. Dor, D. Ktenas, O. Font-Bach, X. Mestre, M. Payaro, M. Ferber, K. Roth, “The 5G candidate waveform race: a comparison of complexity and performance”, EURASIP Journal on Wireless Communications and Networking, Jan. 2017. DOI: 10.1186/s13638-016-0792-0.

Sabella et al., “A Flexible and Reconfigurable 5G Networking Architecture Based on Context and Content Information”, in proceedings of European Conference on Networks and Communications (EuCNC), Oulu (Finland), 2017.

Y. Yang and D. Sabella, “Mobile Network Energy Efficiency Optimization in MIMO Multi-Cell Systems”, in proceedings of Cloud Technologies and Energy Efficiency in Mobile Communication Networks (CLEEN 2017), Turin, June 2017.

W. Ahmad, M. Abdulaziz, A. Nejdel, M. Tormanen and H. Sjoland, “CMOS Integrated Remote Antenna Unit for Fiber-Fed Distributed MIMO Systems”, IEEE Transactions on Microwave Theory and Techniques, vol. 65, no. 1, pp. 173-186, 2017. DOI: 10.1109/TMTT.2016.2611496.

C. Cano, D. Leith, A. Garcia-Saavedra, P. Serrano, “Fair Coexistence of Scheduled and Random Access Wireless Networks: Unlicensed LTE/WiFi”, IEEE/ACM Transactions on Networking, Aug. 2017. DOI: 10.1109/TNET.2017.2731377.

V. Berg, J. B. Dore, S. Mayrargue, “Silicon area of FBMC receivers for CMOS 65nm and comparison to OFDM receivers”, in proceedings of European Conference on Networks and Communications (EuCNC), Oulu (Finland), 2017.

T. T. Nguyen-Ly, V. Savin, X. Popon and D. Declercq, “High Throughput FPGA Implementation for regular Non-Surjective Finite Alphabet Iterative Decoders”, in proceedings of IEEE International Conference on Communications Workshops (ICC Workshops), París, pp. 961-966, 2017.

T. T. Nguyen-Ly, V. Savin, K. Le, D. Declercq, F. Ghaffari and O. Boncalo, “Analysis and Design of Cost-Effective, High-Throughput LDPC Decoders”, IEEE Transactions on Very Large Scale Integration (VLSI) Systems, 2017.

P. Rosson, D. Dassonville, X. Popon and S. Mayrargue, “SDR based test bench to evaluate analog cancellation techniques for In-Band Full-Duplex Transceiver”, in proceedings of Cloud Technologies and Energy Efficiency in Mobile Communication Networks (CLEEN 2017), Turin, June 2017.N. Bartzoudis, O. Font-Bach, M. Miozzo, C. Donato, P. Harbanau, M. Requena, D. López, I. Úcar, A. Azcorra Saloña, P. Serrano, J. Mangues and M. Payaró, “Energy footprint reduction in 5G reconfigurable hotspots via function partitioning and bandwidth adaptation”, in proceedings of Cloud Technologies and Energy Efficiency in Mobile Communication Networks (CLEEN 2017), Turin, June 2017.

2016

N. Iardella, G. Stea, A. Virdis, D. Sabella, A. Frangioni, “Statistically Sound Experiments with OpenAirInterface Cloud-RAN Prototypes”, chapter in Cognitive Radio Oriented Wireless Networks, 2016, pp. 754-766, DOI: 10.1007/978-3-319-40352-6_62.

V. Berg and J. B. Doré, “A Flexible 5G Receiver Architecture Adapted to VLSI Implementation”, chapter in Cognitive Radio Oriented Wireless Networks, 2016, pp. 487-497, DOI: 10.1007/978-3-319-40352-6_40.

A. Debard, P. Rosson, D. Dassonville, V. Berg,, “Flexible In-Band Full-Duplex Transceivers Based on a Modified MIMO RF Architecture”, chapter in Cognitive Radio Oriented Wireless Networks, 2016, pp. 524-535, DOI: 10.1007/978-3-319-40352-6_43.

T. Kazaz, C. Van Praet, M. Kuriln, P. Willemen, and I. Moerman, “Hardware Accelerated SDR Platform for Adaptive Air Interfaces”, in proceedings of Workshop on Future Radio Technologies: Air Interfaces, 2016.

J. Ortín, P. Serrano, and C. Donato, “Optimal configuration of a resource-on-demand 802.11 WLAN with non-zero start-up times”, Computer Communications, 2016, DOI: 10.1016/j.comcom.2016.04.022.

V. Sciancalepore, D. Giustiniano, A. Banchs, and A. Hossmann-Picu, “Offloading Cellular Traffic Through Opportunistic Communications: Analysis and Optimization”, IEEE Journal on Selected Areas in Communications, no. 34/1, pp. 122-137, 2016.

A. Fakhreddine and V. Lenders, “Evaluation of Self-Positioning Algorithms for Time-of-Flight based Localization”, in proceedings of WiOpt, Arizona (USA), 2016.

A. Asadi, V. Mancuso, and R. Gupta, “An SDR-based Experimental Study of Outband D2D Communications”, in proceedings of IEEE INFOCOM 2016, San Francisco (USA).

P. Reynaert, Y. Cao, M. Vigilante, and P. Indirayanti, “Doherty techniques for 5G RF and mm-wave Power Amplifiers”, in proceedings of The 2016 International Symposium on VLSI Technology, Systems and Applications (VLSI-TSA), Hsinchu (Taiwan), April 2016.

P. Reynaert, “Doherty technique for 5G RF and mm-wave Power Amplifiers”, in proceedings of International Wireless Symposium, Shanghai (China), 2016.

P. Reynaert, “Challenges for 5G RF & mm-wave PAs in CMOS and SOI”, in proceedings of International Wireless Symposium, Shanghai (China), 2016.

N. Bartzoudis, V. Berg, L. Gomes Baltar, O. Font, K. Roth, M. Payaró, and M. Färber, “Complexity and implementation aspects of filter bank multicarrier: A potential technology enabler of next generation radio systems”, in proceedings of ETSI Workshop on Future Radio Technologies: Air Interfaces, Sophia-Antipolis, 2016.

N. Iardella, G. Nardini, G. Stea, A. Virdis, F. Mauro, D. Sabella, M. Caretti, and G. M. Dell’Aera, “Coordinated scheduling in a Virtual-RAN prototype with OpenAirInterface” in proceedings of EuCNC 2016, Athens, 2016.

R. Muñoz, J. Mangues-Bafalluy, R. Vilalta, C. Verikoukis, J. Alonso-Zarate, N. Bartzoudis, A. Georgiadis, M. Payaro, A. Perez-Neira, R. Casellas, R. Martinez, J. Nuñez-Martinez, M. Requena, D. Pubill, O. Font-Bach, P. Henarejos, J. Serra, and F. Vazquez-Gallego, “The CTTC 5G End-to-End Experimental Platform: Integrating Heterogeneous Wireless\/Optical Networks, Distributed Cloud, and IoT Device”, IEEE Vehicular Technology Magazine, no. 11/1, pp. 50-63, 2016.

M. Payaró, M. Färber, P. Vlacheas, N. Bartzoudis, F. Tillman, D. Ferling, V. Berg, T. Rautio, P. Serrano, and D. Sabella, “Flex5Gware: Flexible and efficient hardware and software platforms for 5G network elements and devices”, Transactions on emerging telecommunications technologies, 2016.

5G PPP Architecture working group (64 authors), “View on 5G Architecture (whitepaper)”, 2016.

Representatives from Euro-5G CSA and 5G PPP projects, “The European 5G Annual Journal”, 2016.

M. Maternia, S. Eddine El Ayoubi, M. Fallgren, P. Spapis, Y. Qi, D. Martín-Sacristán, O. Carrasco, M. Fresia, M. Payaró, M. Schubert, J. S. Bedo, and V. Kulkarni, “5G PPP projects”, 2016.

I. Ucar, C. Donato, P. Serrano, A. Garcia-Saavedra, A. Azcorra, A. Banchs, “Revisiting 802.11 Rate Adaptation from Energy Consumption’s Perspective”, in proceedings of The 19th ACM International Conference on Modeling, Analysis and Simulation of Wireless and Mobile Systems, Malta, Nov. 2016.

C. Vitale and V. Mancuso, “Energy Efficiency in Mixed Access Networks”, in proceedings of The 19th ACM International Conference on Modeling, Analysis and Simulation of Wireless and Mobile Systems, Malta, Nov. 2016.

J. Ortin, C. Donato, P. Serrano, and A. Banchs, “Resource-on-Demand Schemes in 802.11 WLANs with Non-Zero Start-Up Times”, IEEE Journal on Selected Areas in Communications, 2016. DOI: 10.1109/JSAC.2016.2624158.

G. Torfs, “Flexible and efficient network elements for 5G: radio-over-fiber interconnections in the Flex5Gware project”, in proceedings of International Conference on Transparent Optical Networks, Trento (Italy), July 2016.

K. Van Gasse, J. Van Kerrebrouck, A. Abbasi, G. Torfs, H. Chen, X. Yin, J. Bauwelinck, G. Roelkens, “480Mbps / 1 Gbps radio-over-fiber link based on a directly modulated III-V-on-Silicon DFB laser”, in proceedings of International Conference on Transparent Optical Networks, Long Beach CA (USA), Oct. 2016.

K. Roth, J. Garcia, J. Munir, M. Faerber and J. A. Nossek, “Channel capacity comparison of different system concepts for mmWave”, in proceedings of 20th International ITG Workshop on Smart Antennas (WSA 2016), München (Germany), March 2016.

WINGS et al., “PoC#8 demonstration in the Second Global 5G Event on 9-10 November 2016”, Rome (Italy).

T. T. Nguyen-Ly, T. Gupta, M. Pezzin, V. Savin, D. Declercq and S. Cotofana, “Flexible, Cost-Efficient, High-Throughput Architecture for Layered LDPC Decoders with Fully-Parallel Processing Units”, in proceedings of Euromicro Conference on Digital System Design (DSD), Limassol (Cyprus), pp. 230-237, 2016.

2015

J. Danihelka, D. Giustiniano, and B. Plattner, “On a Cloud-Controlled Architecture for Device-to-Device Content Distribution”, in proceedings of The 10th ACM MobiCom Workshop on Challenged Networks - CHANTS '15, 2015, pp. 19-24, DOI: 10.1145/2799371.2799377.

D. Giustiniano, T. Bourchas, M. Bednarek, and V. Lenders, “Deep Inspection of the Noise in WiFi Time-of-Flight Echo Techniques”, in proceedings of The 18th ACM International Conference on Modeling, Analysis and Simulation of Wireless and Mobile Systems - MSWiM '15, New York, 2015, pp. 5-12. DOI: 10.1145/2811587.2811621.

C. Vitale, G. Rizzo, B. Rengarajan, and V. Mancuso, “An Analytical Approach to Performance Analysis of Coupled Processor Systems”, in proceedings of 27th International Teletraffic Congress, Ghent (Belgium), 2015, pp. 89-97.

M. Liechti, V. Lenders, and D. Giustiniano, “Jamming Mitigation by Randomized Bandwidth Hopping”, in proceedings of ACM CoNEXT 2015, Heidelberg (Germany).

P. Demestichas, “Realizing the 5G Vision: Current status, and emerging physical layer and management challenges”, in proceedings of IEEE 5G Summit, Toronto (Canada), Nov. 2015.

J. Mangues, “Programmable mobile networks: Why? What? How?”, in proceedings of 7th EAI International Conference on Mobile Networks and Management, Santander (Spain), 2015.