On the Secrecy Performance of NOMA-Based Integrated Satellite Multiple-Terrestrial Relay Networks with Hardware Impairments

Kefeng Guo, Kang An, Feng Zhou, Theodoros Tsiftsis, Gan Zheng, Symeon Chatzainotas

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Abstract

Integrated satellite terrestrial networks and non-orthogonal multiple access (NOMA) have been confirmed to be promising and effective approaches to achieve substantial performance gains for future wireless paradigms. This paper studies the effect of hardware impairments (HIs) on the secrecy performance of NOMA-based integrated satellite multiple-terrestrial relay networks (ISMTRNs). Particularly, we consider two important wiretapping cases: Case I, colluding case: all eavesdroppers cooperatively overhear the information; and Case II, non-colluding case: one eavesdropper with the best wiretapping quality is chosen to overhear the main channel information. Specially, the closed-form expressions for the secrecy outage probability (SOP) of the considered NOMA-based ISMTRNs in the presence of the above two eavesdropping cases and partial relay selection scheme are obtained. To obtain further insights in high signal-to-noise ratios (SNRs) regime, the asymptotic analysis of SOP with two considered cases are also derived, which give efficient means to evaluate the benefit of NOMA scheme and the impacts of HIs on the SOP. Moreover, we obtain Monte Carlo (MC) simulations for the secrecy energy efficiency (SEE).

Original languageEnglish
JournalIEEE Transactions on Vehicular Technology
DOIs
Publication statusAccepted/In press - 2021

Keywords

  • integrated satellite multiple-terrestrial relay networks (ISMTRNs),
  • Non-orthogonal multiple access (NOMA)

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Automotive Engineering
  • Aerospace Engineering
  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering
  • Applied Mathematics

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