cuPHY Release Notes

Aerial CUDA-Accelerated RAN 24-1 (Archive)

This section describes the supported configurations, test-vector configurations, and limitations for this release of Aerial cuPHY.

Important Terms

This section defines common acronyms, abbreviations, and terms that are used in this Aerial cuBB documentation.

Term or Abbreviation


Aerial Software suite that accelerates 5G RAN functions with the GPU
cuBB CUDA GPU software libraries/tools that accelerate 5G RAN compute-intensive processing
cuPHY CUDA 5G PHY layer software library of the cuBB
cuPHY-CP cuPHY control-plane software
HDF5 A data file format used for storing test vectors. The HDF5 software library provides functions for reading and writing the test vector files
CMake CMake is a software tool for configuring the makefiles for building the CUDA examples
DPDK Data Plane Development Kit
CX6-DX Mellanox ConnectX6-DX NIC
CDM/FDM/TDM Code-division multiplexing, Frequency Division Multiplexing, Time-Division Multiplexing
MU-MIMO Multi-User Multiple Input - Multiple Output
SU-MIMO Single-User Multiple Input - Multiple Output
RB Resource Block
PRB Physical Resource Block
RE Resource Element
REG Resource Element Group
CORESET Control Resource Set
DCI Downlink Control Information
DMRS Demodulation Reference Signal
eCPRI Enhanced Common Public Radio Interface
MIB Master Information Block
O-RAN Open Radio Access Network
SIB/SIB1 System Information Block
TTI Transmission Time Interval
LDPC Low-Density Parity Check Code
PDCCH Physical Downlink Control Channel
PDSCH Physical Downlink Shared Channel
PUCCH Physical Uplink Control Channel
PUSCH Physical Uplink Shared Channel
PRACH Physical Random Access Channel
UCI Uplink Control Information
UE-EM UE Emulator Test Equipment
Previous OAM Configuration
Next cuPHY Software Mainfest
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