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Joint Beamforming and Power Splitting Design for Two Way AF Relay Networks with Energy Harvesting

By Jun Shao and Jinxin Zhu
Progress In Electromagnetics Research Letters, Vol. 90, 37-43, 2020


In this paper, we focus on the beamforming design in a two way amplify-and-forward relay network with energy harvesting, in which a three-node system consisting of two transmitters and one relay is considered. Specifically, we investigate the joint beamforming and power splitting scheme to obtain the maximum weighted sum rate. The formulated problem is non-convex and challenging. We equivalently transform it into a more tractable problem via successive convex approximation and constrained concave-convex procedure. Then, an iterative algorithm is proposed. Numerical results demonstrate the superiority of the proposed method, as well as the e ect of dynamic power splitting in improving the sum rate of relay network.


Jun Shao and Jinxin Zhu, "Joint Beamforming and Power Splitting Design for Two Way AF Relay Networks with Energy Harvesting," Progress In Electromagnetics Research Letters, Vol. 90, 37-43, 2020.


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