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ISRN Electronics
Volume 2013, Article ID 472190, 19 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2013/472190
Research Article

Review and Progress towards the Capacity Boost of Overhead and Underground Medium-Voltage and Low-Voltage Broadband over Power Lines Networks: Cooperative Communications through Two- and Three-Hop Repeater Systems

School of Electrical and Computer Engineering, National Technical University of Athens, 9 Iroon Polytechniou Street, Zografou, 15780 Athens, Greece

Received 30 November 2012; Accepted 8 January 2013

Academic Editors: J. Abu Qahouq and G. Maruccio

Copyright © 2013 Athanasios G. Lazaropoulos. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

Citations to this Article [6 citations]

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  • Athanasios G. Lazaropoulos, “Overhead and underground MIMO low voltage broadband over power lines networks and EMI regulations: Towards greener capacity performances,” Computers & Electrical Engineering, vol. 39, no. 7, pp. 2214–2230, 2013. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar
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  • Athanasios G. Lazaropoulos, “Underground distribution BPL connections with (N+1)-hop repeater systems: A novel capacity mitigation technique,” Computers & Electrical Engineering, vol. 40, no. 6, pp. 1813–1826, 2014. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar
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  • Athanasios G. Lazaropoulos, “The Impact of Noise Models on Capacity Performance of Distribution Broadband over Power Lines Networks,” Journal of Computer Networks and Communications, vol. 2016, pp. 1–14, 2016. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar