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LTE Radio Interface

Introduction
LTE Radio Interface?
Different from other
technologies

New structures

Some similarities

eNB
?
Scope and objectives
Describe OFDM/OFDMA
Describe SC-FDMA
Explain Flexible Spectrum Usage
Explain Hybrid ARQ (HARQ)
Present Radio Interface Structure
Describe Channel Structure
Objectives
Scope
Downlink and Uplink Transmission
Technique
Flexible Spectrum Usage
HARQ
Radio Interface and Channel Structure
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Overview
LTE Radio Interface
Interface between UE and
eNodeB

Hybrid ARQ

Multi Antenna Possibility

Flexible spectrum usage


process HARQ process
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4

eNB
LTE Radio Interface
Downlink transmission technique
Flexible bandwidth operation
Different regions
Different frequency bands & bandwidths
eNB
OFDM/OFDMA
OFDM
Datastream
Subcarrier
frequency
User #2 scheduled
User #1 scheduled
User #3
scheduled
OFDMA
SC-FDMA
frequency
Uplink transmission technique
Intra-cell
orthogonality
eNB
SC-FDMA
110 RB (20 MHz)
Bandwidth flexibility
20 MHz 15 10
3 1.4
5
1.4 MHz
f
DL
f
UL
FDD
f
DL
f
UL
Half-duplex FDD
f
DL/UL
TDD
Time-domain structure
- more overhead and latency
+ radio channel reciprocity
+ simpler to deploy in limited
available spectrum
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Multi Antenna Possibilities
RX
MIMO
Segmentation, ARQ
Ciphering
Header Compr.
Hybrid ARQ
Hybrid ARQ
MAC multiplexing
Antenna and resrouce
mapping
Coding + RM
Data modulation
Antenna and resource
mapping
Coding
Modulation
User #1
User #2
Concatenation, ARQ
Deciphering
Header Compr.
Hybrid ARQ
Hybrid ARQ
MAC demultiplexing
Antenna and resrouce
mapping
Coding + RM
Data modulation
Antenna and resource
demapping
Decoding
Demodulation
eNodeB UE
EPS bearers
E-UTRA
Radio Bearers
Logical
Channels
Transport
Channels
Physical
Channels
Radio interface structure
MAC MAC
RLC
#1
PHY
RLC
PHY
PDCP
#1
PDCP
PHY
MAC
RLC
PDCP
RRC
UE
PHY
MAC
RLC
PDCP
eNB
RRC
NAS NAS
Control Plane
MME
S1-CP
Radio interface Control Signaling
Receiver process Receiver process


Demultiplexed and forwarded to RLC

Receiver process

Receiver process

process
HARQ process





















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Datastream
0 4 8
The HARQ Principle
process
HARQ process
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Control
Channel structure
PHY
MAC
RLC
Logical
Channels
Transport
Channels
Physical
Channels/
Signals
Traffic
Summary
Summary
OFDM/OFDMA in DL
SC-FDMA in UL
Six different bandwidths
FDD, TDD and Half-duplex FDD
Multiple antenna solutions
Layered interface structure
eNB
OFDM/OFDMA
SC-FDMA
Quiz