Digital Compensation and Mitigation of I/Q Gain and Phase Imbalance

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


Wideband mmW communication systems suffer from a series of imperfections that can greatly jeopardize the signal quality. One of the most detrimental effects is the frequency-selective I/Q imbalance, which is present in most wideband mmW transceivers. This chapter analyzes the frequency-selective I/Q imbalance in detail, explaining its mathematical fundamentals and outlining methods to detect and compensate for it.


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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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