Table 1: Simulation parameters.

ParameterAssumption

Cellular layout1 macrocell with picocells
System bandwidth10 MHz
Number of Picocells ( )1, 2, 4, 8
Cell radius
 Macro1 km
 Pico300 m
Antenna number (MeNB, PeNB, UE)(4, 4, 2), (8, 4, 2)
UE noise figure9 dB
Minimum distance
 Macro to Pico 75 m
 Macro to UE 35 m
 Pico to Pico 40 m
 Pico to UE 10 m
Maximum UE Tx power ( 23 dBm
Pathloss Model ( in km)
 Macro to UE
 Pico to UE
Power control
 Macro ,  dB m
 Pico ,  dB m