389.193 5th Generation Wireless Technologies

5th Generation Wireless Technologies

Course No. 389.193
2020S, VO, 2.0h, 3.0 ECTS

General Information


Time and Place:

Wednesday 14:45 – 16:45, CG 0402

first date (preliminary discussion): March 11

Course contents:

This lecture provides a broad overview of fourth generation (4G) mobile communications and introduces technologies that are relevant for fifth generation (5G) mobile networks.

Lecture slides (Pwd: 389193):

Lecture Overview

4G and 5G Technology Overview

Single-User MIMO Transmission

Multi-User MIMO Transmission

Interference Channels and CRAN


Oral exam by appointment; please contact Prof. Markus Rupp.

Alternatively: Matlab/Python project; please contact Asst. Prof. Stefan Schwarz.

Other Literature:


  • 4G LTE/LTE-Advanced for Mobile Broadband, E. Dahlmann, S. Parkvall and J. Sköld, Elsevier Academic Press
  • Evaluation of HDSPA and LTE – From Testbed Measurements to System Level Performance, S. Caban, C. Mehlführer, M. Rupp and M. Wrulich, Wiley
  • MIMO Wireless Networks, B. Clerckx and C. Oestges, Elsevier Academic Press
  • Fundamentals of Wireless Communication, D. Tse and P. Viswanath, Cambridge University Press
  • Convex Optimization, S. Boyd, Cambridge University Press


Matlab code: