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  • A model for Janus and Epimetheus 

    Olivé Farga, David (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2015-10)
    Bachelor thesis
    Open Access
    In this work we present a model that tries to fit the behaviour of Janus and Epimetheus, two co-orbital moons of Saturn. This has been done before using the model for the two-dimensional restricted three-body problem, and ...
  • Analysis of the relative dynamics of a charged spacecraft moving under the influence of a magnetic field 

    Cheng, Yu; Gómez Muntané, Gerard; Masdemont Soler, Josep; Yuan, Jianping (2018-09-01)
    Article
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    We analyse a dynamical scenario where a constantly charged spacecraft (follower) moves in the vicinity of another one (leader) that follows a circular Keplerian orbit around the Earth and generates a rotating magnetic ...
  • Backlund transformations on coadjoint orbits of the loop algebra gl(n) 

    Fedorov, Yuri (2003)
    Article
    Open Access
    There is a wide class of integrable Hamiltonian systems on finite-dimensional coadjoint orbits of the loop algebra ˜ gl(r) which are represented by r × r Lax equations with a rational spectral parameter.A reduced complex ...
  • Computation of libration point orbits and manifolds using collocation methods 

    Rogov, Kirill (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2016-07-13)
    Master thesis
    Open Access
    This thesis contains a methodology whose aim is to compute trajectories describing natural motion of the phase space in a neighborhood of Libtation points and stable/unstable manifolds which correspond to these orbits in ...
  • Conservation of orbital angular momentum in crystals with a random domain distribution of nonlinearity in SHG 

    Rodríguez Fernández, Carlos Damián (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2016-09-07)
    Master thesis
    Open Access
    In this master thesis we build an experimental setup for studying the conservation of the orbital angular momentum (OAM) of light in second harmonic generation (SHG) in Strontium Barium Niobate (SBN) crystals with random ...
  • Coorbital periodic orbits in the three body problem 

    Cors Iglesias, Josep Maria; Hall, G.R. (2003-05)
    Article
    Open Access
    We consider the dynamics of coorbital motion of two small moons about a large planet which have nearly circular orbits with almost equal radii. These moons avoid collision because they switch orbits during each close ...
  • Dynamics around the triangular libration points of 1999 KW4 

    Yuying, Liang; Gómez Muntané, Gerard; Masdemont Soler, Josep; Ming, Xu (2018)
    Conference report
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    His paper studies the dynamics of stable regions for relatively long time intervals (practical stability) in the vicinity of the triangular equilibrium points of a binary asteroid with mass ratio µ larger than Rouths ...
  • Dynamics of the parabolic restricted three-body problem 

    Barrabés Vera, Esther; Cors Iglesias, Josep Maria; Ollé Torner, Mercè (2015-12-01)
    Article
    Open Access
    The main purpose of the paper is the study of the motion of a massless body attracted, under the Newton's law of gravitation, by two equal masses moving in parabolic orbits all over in the same plane, the planar parabolic ...
  • Formation flying in space borne artificial magnetic dipole field 

    Cheng, Yu; Gómez Muntané, Gerard; Masdemont Soler, Josep; Yuan, Jianping (2017)
    Conference lecture
    Open Access
    In this paper, we consider a new dynamical scenario in which a constantly charged spacecraft (follower) moves near a leader spacecraft, which follows a circular Keplerian orbit around the Earth and generates a rotating ...
  • Geosynchronous inclined orbits for high-latitude communications 

    Fantino, Elena; Flores Le Roux, Roberto Maurice; Di Carlo, Marilena; Di Salvo, Alessio; Cabot Soler, Elisenda (2017-11-01)
    Article
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    We present and discuss a solution to the growing demand for satellite telecommunication coverage in the high-latitude geographical regions (beyond 55°N), where the signal from geostationary satellites is limited or ...
  • J2 effect and elliptic inclined periodic orbits in the collision three-body problem 

    Barrabes, Esther; Cors Iglesias, Josep Maria; Pinyol, Conxita; Soler Villanueva, Jaume (2008-01)
    Article
    Open Access
    The existence of a new class of inclined periodic orbits of the collision restricted three{body problem is shown. The symmetric periodic solutions found are perturbations of elliptic kepler orbits and they exist only for ...
  • Jet Transport propagation of uncertainties for orbits around the Earth 

    Pérez, Daniel; Masdemont Soler, Josep; Gómez Muntané, Gerard (2013)
    Conference report
    Open Access
    In this paper we present a tool to study the non-linear propagation of uncertainties for orbits around the Earth. The tool we introduce is known as Jet Transport and allows to propagate full neighborhoods of initial states ...
  • Libration transfer design using patched elliptic three-body models and graphics processing units 

    Peng, Hao; Bai, Xiaoli; Masdemont Soler, Josep; Gómez Muntané, Gerard; Xu, Shijie (2017-01-01)
    Article
    Open Access
    Copyright © 2016 by the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics, Inc. Design of the transfer from lunar orbits to the sun-Earth libration point region by direct searching in the highfidelity ephemeris model is ...
  • Optimized model-based design space exploration of distributed multi-orbit multi-platform Earth observation spacecraft architectures 

    Araguz López, Carles; Llaveria Godoy, David; Lancheros Sepulveda, Estefany Maria; Bou Balust, Elisenda; Camps Carmona, Adriano José; Alarcón Cot, Eduardo José; Lluch, I.; Matevosyan, H.; Golkar, Alessandro; Tonetti, Stefania; Cornara, Stefania; Pierotti, S.; Rodríguez Mondelo, Pedro Manuel; Alvaro Sanchez, A.; Narkiewicz, J. (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2018)
    Conference report
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    Satellite architectures where networked, heterogeneous observation nodes capture data in a distributed manner are seen as feasible solutions to address the needs of next-generation Earth observation services (i.e. higher ...
  • Orbits of controllable and observable systems 

    Clotet Juan, Josep; García Planas, María Isabel (1999)
    Article
    Open Access
    Let a time-invariant linear system $\left .\aligned \dot x(t)&=Ax(t)+Bu(t)\\y(t)&=Cx(t)\endaligned \right \}$ corresponding to a realization of a prescribed transfer function matrix can be represented by triples of ...
  • Oscillatory orbits in the restricted elliptic planar three body problem 

    Guàrdia Munarriz, Marcel; Martín, Pau; Sabbagh, Lara; Martínez-Seara Alonso, M. Teresa (Southwest Missouri State University, 2017-01-01)
    Article
    Open Access
    The restricted planar elliptic three body problem models the motion of a massless body under the Newtonian gravitational force of two other bodies, the primaries, which evolve in Keplerian ellipses. A trajectory is called ...
  • Review of Lambert's problem 

    Torre Sangrà, David de la; Fantino, Elena (2015)
    Conference lecture
    Open Access
    Lambert’s problem is the orbital boundary-value problem constrained by two points and elapsed time. It is one of the most extensively studied problems in celestial mechanics and astrodynamics, and, as such, it has always ...
  • Secular instability in the three-body problem 

    Fejoz, J.; Guàrdia Munarriz, Marcel (2016-02-03)
    Article
    Open Access
    © 2016 European Union Consider the three-body problem, in the regime where one body revolves far away around the other two, in space, the masses of the bodies being arbitrary but fixed; in this regime, there are no resonances ...
  • Solar radiation pressure assisted transfers between Lissajous orbits of the Sun-Earth system 

    Stefania, Soldini; Gomez Muntané, Gerard; Masdemont Soler, Josep; Camilla, Colombo; Walker, Scott (2016)
    Conference report
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    This article investigates a propellant-free transfer between Lissa jous orbits in the Sun-Earth system modelled as a photo-gravitational circular restricted three body p roblem. The geometry of the phase space around the ...
  • Solar sail propellant-free transfer maneuvers between libration point orbits around the collinear equilibrium points 

    Duan, Xun; Gómez Muntané, Gerard; Masdemont Soler, Josep; Xiaokui, Yue (2018)
    Conference report
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    This paper investigates propellant-free transfers between lissajous libration point orbits using solar sailing. The dynamical model used is the 3-dimensional Sun–Earth restricted three-body problem, including solar radiation ...