Self-Interference Aware MIMO Filter Design for Non-Regenerative Multi-Pair Two-Way Relaying

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A multi-pair two-way relaying scenario with multi-antenna mobile stations is considered. The bidirectional communications between the mobile stations are supported by an intermediate non-regenerative multi-antenna relay station. It is assumed that the mobile stations can subtract the back-propagated self-interference. Different relay transceive filter design approaches which utilize the fact that the mobile stations can perform self-interference cancellation are introduced. First, a self-interference aware MMSE transceive filter is derived. Second, a multi-antenna MMSE extension of the zero-forcing block-diagonalization based approaches is proposed and an upper bound for these approaches is given.