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5G TF specifications

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LTE / 5G maximum throughput

Radio frame \ Technology LTE 5G TF
Subcarrier spacing (KHz) 15 75
Basic time unit Ts 1 / (15000 x 2048) seconds 1 / (75000 x 2048) seconds
Slot Tslot
TTI
15360 x Ts = 0.5 ms
1 ms
15360 x Ts = 0.1 ms
0.2 ms
Radio frame duration Tf (150 x 2048) x Ts = 307200 x Ts = 10 ms (750 x 2048) x Ts = 1536000 x Ts = 10 ms
Maximum serving cells (CA) 5 8
Maximum aggregated bandwidth 5 x 20 = 100 MHz 8 x 100 = 800 MHz
Formula Maximum symbols / second NDLsymb . NRBsc . NDLRB . slots/frame . frames/sec . nb carriers
Maximum symbols / second 7 x 12 x 100 x 20 x 100 x 5 = 84M 7 x 12 x 100 x 100 x 100 x 8 = 672M
Maximum theorical throughput
MIMO 2 layers, 64 QAM (6 bits/symbol)
84M x 2 x 6
1.01 Gbits/s
672M x 2 x 6
8.06 Gbits/s
Reserved symbols / second First SF symbol : 1/14 = 7.1%
Cell RS (2 antennas) : 12/(13*12) = 7.7%
SF 0 & 25 : 2/50 = 4%
PDCCH symbol : 1/14*(48/50)*(96/100) = 6.6%
PDSCH DM-RS : 1/14*(48/50) = 6.9%

BS
Base Station
MS
Mobile Station
NDLsymb
Number of OFDM symbols in a downlink slot (=7)
NRBsc
Resource block size in the frequency domain, expressed as a number of subcarriers (=12)
NDLRB
Downlink bandwidth configuration, expressed in multiples of NscRB (=100)
PRB
Physical Resource Block
SC
Sub Carrier
CA
Carrier Aggregation

Physical channels 5G.211

Physical channels

xPRACH
Physical Random Access Channel
xPUCCH
Physical Uplink Control Channel
xPUSCH
Physical Uplink Shared Channel

Reference signals

PUCCH-RS
Demodulation reference signal, associated with transmission of xPUCCH
PUSCH-RS
Demodulation reference signal, associated with transmission of xPUSCH
SRS
Sounding reference signal, not associated with transmission of xPUSCH or xPUCCH
PUSCH-PCRS
Phase noise compensation reference signal, associated with transmission of xPUSCH

Physical channels

xPBCH
Physical Broadcast Channel
ePBCH
Extended physical broadcast channel
xPDCCH
Physical Downlink Control Channel
xPDSCH
Physical Downlink Shared Channel

Reference signals

PSS
Primary synchronization signal
SSS
Secondary synchronization signal
ESS
Extended synchronization signal
PDSCH-RS
UE-specific Reference Signal (DM-RS) associated with xPDSCH
PDCCH-RS
UE-specific Reference Signal (DM-RS) associated with xPDCCH
CSI-RS
CSI Reference Signal
BRS
Beam measurement Reference Signal
BRRS
Beam Refinement Reference Signal
PDSCH-PCRS
Phase noise compensation reference signal, associated with transmission of xPDSCH
PBCH-RS
Reference Signal (DM-RS) associated with ePBCH

Antenna ports

Physical channel or signal 1 antenna port 2 antenna ports
xPUSCH 40 40, 41
xPUSCH-PCRS 40 40, 41
SRS 40 40, 41
xPUCCH 100 200, 201
RACH 1000
xPDCCH 107, 109 107, 109
xPDSCH 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15
xPDSCH-PCRS 60 60, 61
PSS, SSS, ESS 500, 501 500, 501
xPBCH 0, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7
BRS 0, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7
ePBCH 300, 301 300, 301
BRRS 600, 601, 602, 603, 604, 605, 606, 607

Transport block size (5G.213)

    NPRB (bits)
IMCS Modulation 4 8 12 16 20 24 28 32 36 40 44 48 52 56 60 64 68 72 76 80 84 88 92 96 100
0 QPSK 56 128 208 280 360 432 504 584 656 736 808 888 960 1032 1112 1184 1264 1336 1416 1488 1560 1640 1712 1792 1864
1 QPSK 192 400 616 824 1032 1248 1456 1672 1880 2088 2304 2512 2728 2936 3144 3360 3568 3784 3992 4200 4416 4624 4840 5048 5256
2 QPSK 328 680 1032 1384 1736 2088 2440 2792 3144 3496 3848 4200 4552 4904 5256 5608 5960 6312 6664 7016 7368 7720 8072 8424 8776
3 QPSK 504 1032 1560 2088 2616 3144 3672 4200 4728 5256 5784 6312 6840 7368 7896 8424 8952 9480 10008 10536 11064 11592 12120 12648 13176
4 QPSK 680 1384 2088 2792 3496 4200 4904 5608 6312 7016 7720 8424 9128 9832 10536 11240 11944 12648 13352 14056 14760 15464 16168 16872 17576
5 QPSK 856 1736 2616 3496 4376 5256 6136 7016 7896 8776 9656 10536 11416 12296 13176 14056 14936 15816 16696 17576 18456 19336 20216 21096 21976
6 16QAM 1032 2088 3144 4200 5256 6312 7368 8424 9480 10536 11592 12648 13704 14760 15816 16872 17928 18984 20040 21096 22152 23208 24264 25320 26376
7 16QAM 1248 2512 3784 5048 6312 7584 8848 10120 11384 12648 13920 15184 16456 17720 18984 20256 21520 22792 24056 25320 26592 27856 29128 30392 31656
8 16QAM 1384 2792 4200 5608 7016 8424 9832 11240 12648 14056 15464 16872 18280 19688 21096 22504 23912 25320 26728 28136 29544 30952 32360 33768 35176
9 16QAM 1560 3144 4728 6312 7896 9480 11064 12648 14232 15816 17400 18984 20568 22152 23736 25320 26904 28488 30072 31656 33240 34824 36408 37992 39576
10 16QAM 1736 3496 5256 7016 8776 10536 12296 14056 15816 17576 19336 21096 22856 24616 26376 28136 29896 31656 33416 35176 36936 38696 40456 42216 43976
11 64QAM 1880 3784 5680 7584 9480 11384 13288 15184 17088 18984 20888 22792 24688 26592 28488 30392 32296 34192 36096 37992 39896 41800 43696 45600 47496
12 64QAM 2088 4200 6312 8424 10536 12648 14760 16872 18984 21096 23208 25320 27432 29544 31656 33768 35880 37992 40104 42216 44328 46440 48552 50664 52776
13 64QAM 2352 4728 7104 9480 11856 14232 16608 18984 21360 23736 26112 28488 30864 33240 35616 37992 40368 42744 45120 47496 49872 52248 54624 57000 59376
14 64QAM 2616 5256 7896 10536 13176 15816 18456 21096 23736 26376 29016 31656 34296 36936 39576 42216 44856 47496 50136 52776 55416 58056 60696 63336 66392

TBS graphical view

Bits QPSK 16QAM 64QAM 4 8 12 16 20 24 28 32 36 40 44 48 52 56 60 64 68 72 76 80 84 88 92 96 100 0 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14