System-Level Analysis of Millimeter-Wave Wireless Links

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


In this chapter, considerations for the system-level study of a transceiver for multi-Gbps mm-wave communications will be presented. These considerations will be applied to the analysis of a transceiver that will satisfy the demands of future backhaul and fronthaul wireless links in the E-band. Starting from a set of given link specifications, a link budget analysis will be performed in order to assess the required output power at the transmitter. Additionally, the choice of an architecture that addresses the trade-off between performance and design complexity will be justified, describing its main features and deriving the specifications for each block in the transmitter.


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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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