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Performance Analysis of Resource Allocation in THz-Based Subcarrier Index Modulation Systems for Mobile Users

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submitted on 2023-08-27, 09:57 and posted on 2023-09-19, 12:43 authored by Mohannad Alzard, Saud Althunibat, Kenta Umebayashi, Nizar Zorba

The recent demand for connections to a huge number of users with very high data rates have motivated research communities to investigate communications into the higher frequency bands, such as millimeter waves and TeraHertz (THz) bands. Moreover, Subcarrier Index Modulation (SIM) has recently received a significant research efforts analyzing its different performance aspects. In this paper, we propose a SIM system operating over the THz band and analyze its performance considering mobile users and different resource allocation schemes. Specifically, Random WayPoint (RWP) mobility model is considered for users’ mobility with different numbers of mobility dimensions, and three different spectrum resource allocation schemes, namely, fixed-order allocation, random allocation and distance-aware allocation are considered. Our analysis includes deriving mathematical expressions of both the average Bit Error Rate (BER) and the average Outage Probability (OP) for the three resource allocation schemes. Simulation results analyze different performance metrics like the BER and the OP and are shown to validate the accuracy of the derived expressions.

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Published in: IEEE Access
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  • 2021

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