Circuits, Systems, and Signal Processing

, Volume 39, Issue 1, pp 344–362 | Cite as

Design of Low-Complexity IFRM-UMFB Architecture for Wideband Digital Receivers

  • Wenxu Zhang
  • Xiaolei Fan
  • Lipeng GaoEmail author
  • Feiran Liu
  • Tao Chen


Modulated filter bank with low complexity is the key to realize the engineering applications for speech signal processing, multicarrier communication, and wideband digital receivers. The frequency response masking (FRM) technology is an effective method to design finite impulse response filters with narrow transition band (NTB). In this paper, an interpolation FRM unified modulated filter bank (IFRM-UMFB) architecture with NTB is proposed to reduce the computational complexity of the modulated filter bank architecture. The IFRM approach increases the transition band of two masking filters by the interpolation of N and reduces the computational complexity of two masking filters compared with classic FRM approach. The proposed IFRM-UMFB architecture with NTB is suitable for different odd-stacked or even-stacked, maximally decimated or non-maximally decimated structures. The proposed IFRM-UMFB architecture with NTB is verified to be correct through simulation. The complexity comparison result shows that the proposed IFRM-UMFB architecture offers multipliers reduction of 77.4% over the directly design approach and 26.5% over the classic FRM approach. Moreover, the proposed IFRM-UMFB architecture with NTB also can be directly applied to wideband digital receivers with high sampling rate.


Wideband digital receivers Unified modulated filter bank Interpolation frequency response masking Narrow transition band 



This work was supported in part by the National Natural Science Foundation of China under Grant 61571146 and in part by the Foundation of Key Laboratory of Dynamic Cognitive System of Electromagnetic Spectrum Space (Nanjing Univ. Aeronaut. Astronaut.), Ministry of Industry and Information Technology, Nanjing, 211106, China under Grant KF20181904.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Wenxu Zhang
    • 1
  • Xiaolei Fan
    • 1
  • Lipeng Gao
    • 1
    Email author
  • Feiran Liu
    • 2
  • Tao Chen
    • 1
  1. 1.College of Information and Communication EngineeringHarbin Engineering UniversityHarbinPeople’s Republic of China
  2. 2.Electrical Engineering, College of Engineering and Computer ScienceWright State UniversityDaytonUSA

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