A Novel Power Minimization Precoding Scheme for MIMO-NOMA Uplink Systems

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Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1106-1109
Journal / PublicationIEEE Communications Letters
Issue number5
Online published6 Mar 2018
Publication statusPublished - May 2018


This letter is to investigate the use of non-orthogonal multiple access (NOMA) and new transceiver design for multiple-input multiple-output uplinks. A new NOMA implementation scheme with group interference cancelation is proposed to minimize the total power consumption subject to individual rate requirements. In this scheme, precoders and equalizers for users in the same group are designed jointly, and closed-form design procedures for user precoders are developed. Simulation results show that the proposed NOMA scheme outperforms both orthogonal multiple access transmissions and signal alignment NOMA scheme in terms of total power consumption.

Research Area(s)

  • MIMO, NOMA, precoding, uplink