#### Properties of Paraunitary Filter Banks

An -channel filter bank can be viewed as an MIMO filter*paraunitary filter bank*must therefore obey

- A
*synthesis filter bank*corresponding to analysis filter bank is defined as that filter bank which inverts the analysis filter bank,*i.e.*, satisfies*perfect reconstruction filter bank*. When a filter bank transfer function is paraunitary, its corresponding synthesis filter bank is simply the paraconjugate filter bank , or - The channel filters in a paraunitary filter bank
are
*power complementary*: - When is FIR, the corresponding synthesis filter matrix is also FIR. Note that this implies an FIR filter-matrix can be inverted by another FIR filter-matrix. This is in stark contrast to the case of single-input, single-output FIR filters, which must be inverted by IIR filters, in general.
- When
is FIR, each synthesis filter,
, is simply the of its corresponding
analysis filter
:
- FIR analysis and synthesis filters in paraunitary filter banks
have the
*same amplitude response*. This follows from the fact that ,*i.e.*, flipping an FIR filter impulse response conjugates the frequency response, which does not affect its amplitude response .

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