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Table 1 Simulation parameters

From: Fairness guaranteed novel eICIC technology for capacity enhancement in multi-tier heterogeneous cellular networks

  Macrocell Picocell
Cellular layout 19 cell sites, 3 sectors per site 4 picocells per sector
Number of UEs 60 per macro cell 60 per macro cell
Distance-dependent path loss ITU urban macro(UMa) [7] ITU urban micro(UMi) [7]
Shadowing standard deviation 8 dB 10 dB
Penetration loss 0 dB 0 dB
Total eNodeB Tx power 46 dBm 30 dBm
Antenna configuration 2 × 2 (uncorrelated) 2 × 2 (uncorrelated)
Antenna pattern 3D 2D
Antenna height 25 m 10 m
Antenna gain 14 dBi 5 dBi
Carrier frequency 2 GHz 2 GHz
System bandwidth 10 MHz 10 MHz
Traffic model Full buffer, full load Full buffer, full load