5G systems: The mmMAGIC project perspective on use cases and challenges between 6-100 GHz
Paper in proceedings, 2016

mmMAGIC (Millimetre-Wave Based Mobile Radio Access Network for Fifth Generation Integrated Communications) is an EU funded 5G-PPP project, whose overall objective is to design and pre-develop a mobile radio access technology (RAT) operating in the 6-100 GHz range, capable of impacting standards and other relevant fora. The focus of the project is on extreme Mobile Broadband, which is expected to drive the 5G requirements for massive increase in capacity and data-rates. This paper elaborates on some 5G key research areas such as: identification of the most compelling use-cases and Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) for future 5G systems, advantages and challenges of millimeter-wave (mmWave) technologies, channel measurements and channel modeling, network architecture; and the design of a new mobile radio interface including multi-node and multi-Antenna transceiver architecture.

channel modeling



use cases

5G architecture

5G system


Miurel Tercero

Ericsson AB

Peter von Wrycza

Ericsson AB

Aditya Amah

IMDEA Networks Institute

Joerg Widmer

IMDEA Networks Institute

Maria Fresia

Intel Deutschland GmbH

V. Frascolla

Intel Deutschland GmbH

J. Lorca


Tommy Svensson

Chalmers, Signals and Systems, Communication and Antenna Systems, Communication Systems

M. H. Hamon

Sandrine Destouet Roblot

A. Vijay

Nokia Networks

Michael Peter

Fraunhofer-Institut fur Nachrichtentechnik Heinrich-Hertz-Institut - HHI

Victoria Sgardoni

University of Bristol

Mythri Hunukumbure


Jian Luo

Huawei Technologies Düsseldorf

Nikola Vucic

Huawei Technologies Düsseldorf

IEEE Wireless Communications and Networking Conference, WCNC

1525-3511 (ISSN)

Vol. 2016-September 7564670-

Millimetre-Wave Based Mobile Radio Access Network for Fifth Generation Integrated Communications (mmMAGIC)

European Commission (Horizon 2020), 2015-07-01 -- 2017-06-30.

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