Effect of Front-End Imperfections on Wideband Millimeter-Wave Signals

  • David del RioEmail author
  • Ainhoa Rezola
  • Juan F. Sevillano
  • Igone Velez
  • Roc Berenguer
Part of the Analog Circuits and Signal Processing book series (ACSP)


This chapter will discuss the main impairments that affect the performance of wideband, high-speed mmW transceivers. Each impairment will be first introduced theoretically, and then its effect on a wideband mmW transceiver will be analyzed at system level. Numerical examples correspond to a reference E-band wideband transceiver, implemented using an FPGA for the baseband processing, commercial off-the-shelf DACs and baseband components, and specifically designed BiCMOS integrated circuits for the IF and mmW front-end blocks.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • David del Rio
    • 1
    Email author
  • Ainhoa Rezola
    • 1
  • Juan F. Sevillano
    • 1
  • Igone Velez
    • 1
  • Roc Berenguer
    • 2
  1. 1.Ceit-IK4 Technology CenterDonostiaSpain
  2. 2.Tecnun-University of NavarraDonostiaSpain

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