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    • 3CAT-3/MOTS, an experimental nanosatellite for multispectral and GNSS-R earth observation: airborne optical and GNSS-R campaign 

      Castellví Esturi, Jordi; Camps Carmona, Adriano José; Onrubia Ibáñez, Raúl; Alamús, Ramón; Pascual Biosca, Daniel; Querol Borràs, Jorge; Hyuk, Park (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2018)
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      The 3 Cat-3/MOTS mission is a joint initiative between the Institut Cartogràfic i Geològic de Catalunya (ICGC) and the Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya-BarcelonaTech (UPC) to foster new and innovative technologies on ...
    • A Cubesat-ready phase synchronization digital payload for coherent distributed remote sensing missions 

      Querol Borràs, Jorge; Merlano-Duncan, Juan Carlos; Martínez Marrero, Liz; Krivochiza, Jevgenij; Kumar, Sumit; Maturo, Nicola; Camps Carmona, Adriano José; Chatzinotas, Symeon; Ottersten, Björn (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2021)
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      Distributed antenna arrays, fractionated payloads and cooperative platforms can provide unprecedented performance in the next generation of spaceborne communications and remote sensing systems. Remote phase synchronization ...
    • A design strategy for phase synchronization in precoding-enabled DVB-S2X user terminals 

      Martínez Marrero, Liz; Merlano-Duncan, Juan Carlos; Querol Borràs, Jorge; Chatzinotas, Simeon; Camps Carmona, Adriano José; Ottersten, Bjorn (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2021)
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      This paper address the design of a phase tracking block for the DVB-S2X user terminals in a satellite precoding system. The spectral characteristics of the phase noise introduced by the oscillator, the channel, and the ...
    • A generic level 1 simulator for spaceborne GNSS-R missions and application to GEROS-ISS ocean reflectometry 

      Hyuk, Park; Camps Carmona, Adriano José; Pascual Biosca, Daniel; Kang, Yujin; Onrubia Ibáñez, Raúl; Querol Borràs, Jorge; Alonso Arroyo, Alberto (2017-07-18)
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      In the past decade Global Navigation Satellites System Reflectometry (GNSS-R) has emerged as a new technique for earth remote sensing for various applications, such as ocean altimetry and sea state monitoring. After the ...
    • A pre-correlation RFI mitigation algorithm for L-band interferometric radiometers 

      Querol Borràs, Jorge; Camps Carmona, Adriano José; Pérez Portero, Adrián; Oliva, Roger; Onrubia Ibáñez, Raul; Ramirez Martinez, Juan Ignacio; Zurita Campos, Alberto M.; Suess, Martin; Martín Neira, Manuel (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2021)
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      Radio Frequency Interference (RFI) is a major concern for both real and synthetic aperture radiometers. After the lessons learnt from SMOS, ESA is preparing the next generation of L-band interferometric radiometers with ...
    • A radio-frequency interference detector for GNSS navigation and GNSS-reflectometry applications 

      Querol Borràs, Jorge; Onrubia Ibáñez, Raúl; Pascual Biosca, Daniel; Hyuk, Park; Camps Carmona, Adriano José (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2017)
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      Radio-Frequency Interference (RFI) is a growing problem for applications based on the Global Navigation Satellite Systems (GNSS), including Earth observation using GNSS - Reflectometry (GNSS-R). Nowadays, many efforts are ...
    • A remote carrier synchronization technique for coherent distributed remote sensing systems 

      Merlano-Duncan, Juan Carlos; Martínez Marrero, Liz; Querol Borràs, Jorge; Kumar, Sumit; Camps Carmona, Adriano José; Chatzinotas, Symeon; Ottersten, Bjorn (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2021)
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      Phase, frequency, and time synchronization are crucial requirements for many applications, such as multistatic remote sensing and communication systems. Moreover, the synchronization solution becomes even more challenging ...
    • A stratospheric balloon GNSS-R experiment: The 3Cat-2 project in DLR/SNSB BEXUS 

      Carreño Luengo, Hugo; Camps Carmona, Adriano José; Querol Borràs, Jorge; Forte Veliz, Giuseppe Francesco; Onrubia Ibáñez, Raúl; Díez, Raúl (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2014)
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      Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya (UPC) - BarcelonaTech Remote Sensing Laboratory focus on the development of breakthrough concepts. The 3Cat-2 mission is on the synergy of GNSS reflectometry and the CubeSat concept. ...
    • Advances in the MIR instrument: integration, control subsystem and analysis of the flight dynamics for beamsteering purposes 

      Onrubia Ibáñez, Raúl; Garrucho, Lidia; Pascual Biosca, Daniel; Hyuk, Park; Querol Borràs, Jorge; Alonso Arroyo, Alberto; Camps Carmona, Adriano José (2015)
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      The MIR (Microwave Interferometric Reflectometer) is a new dual frequency Global Navigation Satellite Systems Re- flectometry (GNSS-R) instrument that implements conventional and interferometric reflectometry, both with ...
    • An anti-jamming system for GNSS timing applications 

      Querol Borràs, Jorge; Camps Carmona, Adriano José; Manfredini, E.G.; Píriz, R. (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2018)
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      Radio-Frequency Interference (RFI) and jamming are increasing problems for timing applications based on Global Navigation Satellite Systems (GNSS). FENIX-lite is a real-time pre-correlation anti-jamming system designed to ...
    • Antena Bi-banda con conformación de dos haces simultáneos para sistemas GNSS-R 

      Onrubia Ibáñez, Raúl; Pascual Biosca, Daniel; Querol Borràs, Jorge; Hyuk, Park; Camps Carmona, Adriano José (Unión Científica Internacional de Radio (URSI), 2018)
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      Global Navigation Satellite Systems – Reflectometry (GNSS-R) is a relatively new remote sensing technique that benefits from GNSS signals as signals of opportunity as a bistatic radar. These signals can be processed as ...
    • Architectures and synchronization techniques for distributed satellite systems: a survey 

      Martínez Marrero, Liz; Merlano-Duncan, Juan Carlos; Querol Borràs, Jorge; Kumar, Sumit; Krivochiza, Jevgenij; Krishna Sharma, Shree; Chatzinotas, Symeon; Camps Carmona, Adriano José; Ottersten, Björn (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2022-04-22)
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      Cohesive Distributed Satellite Systems (CDSSs) is a key enabling technology for the future of remote sensing and communication missions. However, they have to meet strict synchronization requirements before their use is ...
    • Assessment of back-end RFI mitigation techniques in passive remote sensing 

      Querol Borràs, Jorge; Alonso Arroyo, Alberto; Onrubia Ibáñez, Raúl; Pascual Biosca, Daniel; Camps Carmona, Adriano José (2015)
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      Radio-Frequency Interference (RFI) is a growing problem specially for those systems that work with low power signals such as passive remote sensing instruments. Consequently, RFI mitigation techniques are currently under ...
    • Assessment of DME/TACAN RFI mitigation techniques in GNSS-R 

      Onrubia Ibáñez, Raúl; Querol Borràs, Jorge; Pascual Biosca, Daniel; Hyuk, Park; Alonso Arroyo, Alberto; Camps Carmona, Adriano José (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2016)
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      Global Navigation Satellite Systems Reflectometry (GNSSR) is now being recognized as a powerfull tool for remote sensing. With the addition of new frequency bands and codes, it is possible to increase the resolution and ...
    • Beamformer characterization of the MIR instrument: the microwave interferometric reflectometer 

      Onrubia Ibáñez, Raúl; Pascual Biosca, Daniel; Querol Borràs, Jorge; Hyuk, Park; Camps Carmona, Adriano José (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2017)
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      Global Navigation Satellite Systems - Reflectometry (GNSS-R) has opened promising results for remote sensing applications. The broadcast of new signals with wider bandwidth provides an opportunity to increase the performance ...
    • Calibration of GNSS-R receivers with PRN signal injection: methodology and validation with the microwave interferometric reflectometer (MIR) 

      Pascual Biosca, Daniel; Onrubia Ibáñez, Raúl; Querol Borràs, Jorge; Hyuk, Park; Camps Carmona, Adriano José (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2017)
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      The demonstration of the feasibility of navigation signals signals for remote sensing has lead to a significant increase of new GNSS-R instruments in the recent years. Despite of the type instrument, the observables are ...
    • Can we measure vegetation water content and vegetation opacity at L-band with a single GPS receiver? 

      Alonso Arroyo, Alberto; Querol Borràs, Jorge; Camps Carmona, Adriano José; Onrubia Ibáñez, Raúl; Hyuk, Park; Pascual Biosca, Daniel (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2016)
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      This work shows a technique to estimate the vegetation opacity and infer the vegetation water content using a single GPS receiver located under the vegetation layer being analyzed. It is based on the measurement of the ...
    • Comparison of real-time time-frequency RFI mitigation techniques in microwave radiometry 

      Querol Borràs, Jorge; Onrubia Ibáñez, Raúl; Pascual Biosca, Daniel; Alonso Arroyo, Alberto; Hyuk, Park; Camps Carmona, Adriano José (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2016)
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      Radio-Frequency Interference (RFI) is a well-known problem for Microwave Radiometers (MWR). A number of RFI mitigation techniques have been studied to deal with RFI from the receiver's side. In this study, a comparison in ...
    • Cross-talk statistics and impact in interferometric GNSS-R 

      Pascual Biosca, Daniel; Hyuk, Park; Onrubia Ibáñez, Raúl; Alonso Arroyo, Alberto; Querol Borràs, Jorge; Camps Carmona, Adriano José (2016-06-23)
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      This paper presents a statistical analysis of the crosstalk phenomenon in interferometric Global Navigation Satellite Systems Reflectometry (iGNSS-R). Crosstalk occurs when the Delay-Doppler Map (DDM) of a tracked satellite ...
    • Determination of sea correlation time at L-Band with airborne reflected new GNSS signals 

      Pascual Biosca, Daniel; Onrubia Ibáñez, Raúl; Querol Borràs, Jorge; Castellví Esturi, Jordi; Hyuk, Park; Camps Carmona, Adriano José (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2018)
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      The maximum coherent integration time of GNSS reflected (GNSS-R) signals over sea depends on the sea state, as well as on the geometry formed by the receiver, the GNSS satellite and the reflection point. In this paper, ...