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    • A contour matching approach for accurate NOAA-AVHRR image navigation 

      Eugenio, F; Marqués Acosta, Fernando; Suarez, E; Rovaris, E (Eurasip, 2000)
      Conference report
      Open Access
      Although different methods for NOAA AVHRR image navigation have already been established, the multitemporal and multi-satellite character of most studies requires automatic and accurate methods for navigation of satellite ...
    • 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)
      Article
      Open Access
      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 new approach to improve satellite clock estimates, removing the inter-day jumps 

      Juan Zornoza, José Miguel; Sanz Subirana, Jaume; Rovira Garcia, Adrià; González Casado, Guillermo; Ventura Traveset, Javier; Cacciapuoti, Luigi; Schoenemann, Erik (2020)
      Conference report
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      Time synchronization is one of the main applications of Global Navigation Satellite System (GNSS). Indeed, GNSS satellites are equipped with highly stable atomic clocks, which can be used as clock references. In particular, ...
    • A stroboscopic control for the confinement of swarms in a spherical domain around the Earth 

      García Taberner, Laura; Masdemont Soler, Josep (2017)
      Conference report
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      Swarms of spacecraft are an idea that has been growing in interest in the last few years. This work focuses on the strategies and costs for the maintenance of a swarm of a large number of spacecraft in a close neighborhood ...
    • A web interface for satellite scheduling problems 

      Xhafa Xhafa, Fatos; Garcia, Carlos; Barolli, Admir; Takizawa, Makoto (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2016)
      Conference report
      Open Access
      Mission planning plays an important role in satellite control systems, especially with increase of number of satellites and more complex missions to be planned. In a general setting, the satellite mission scheduling consists ...
    • Advanced Interferometer development for precise geostationary satellite tracking 

      Albert Galí, Miquel; Broquetas Ibars, Antoni (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2021-02-10)
      Bachelor thesis
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    • Agrupación plana alimentada por linea de sustrato suspendido 

      Torrents Dolz, Josep M.; Romeu Robert, Jordi; Jofre Roca, Lluís (1989)
      Conference report
      Open Access
      The purpose of this design is a new type of planar antenna with hi gh-efficency and large-bandwidth requirements of TVRO. A low loss suspended substrate line (SSL ) has been developed and optimisated for feed network.
    • 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
      Open Access
      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 ...
    • Atmospheric turbulence profile modeling for satellite-ground laser communication 

      Otoniel Canuet, Lucien François (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2015-07-23)
      Master thesis
      Open Access
      Covenantee:   Deutsches Zentrum für Luft-und Raumfahrt
      The major limitation of free-space laser communications' performances is due to atmospheric turbulence. Free-space optical channels are characterized by a set of different parameters such as the scintillation index, the ...
    • 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)
      Conference report
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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 ...
    • Co-channel interference cancellation at the user terminal in multibeam satellite systems 

      Cocco, Giuseppe; Angelone, Martina; Pérez Neira, Ana Isabel (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2014)
      Conference report
      Open Access
      We study the applicability of soft interference cancellation in the forward link of commercial multibeam satellite systems with focus on mobile terminals. We adopt a standard currently used in commercial satellite systems ...
    • Deep learning for experimental hybrid terrestrial and satellite interference management 

      Henarejos, Pol; Vázquez Oliver, Miguel Ángel; Pérez Neira, Ana Isabel (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2019)
      Conference report
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      Interference Management is a vast topic present in many disciplines. The majority of wireless standards suffer the drawback of interference intrusion and the network efficiency drop due to that. Traditionally, interference ...
    • Deployment mechanism for a L-band helix antenna in 1-Unit Cubesat 

      Fernandez Capon, Lara Pilar; Sobrino Hidalgo, Marco; Milian, Oriol; Aguilella, Andrea; Solanellas Bofarull, Arnau; Badia Ballús, Marc; Muñoz Martin, Joan Francesc; Ruiz De Azúa Ortega, Juan Adrián; Sureda Anfres, Miquel; Camps Carmona, Adriano José (2020-09-08)
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      Recently, there is a renewed interest in Earth Observation (EO) of the cryosphere as a proxy of global warming, soil moisture for agriculture and desertification studies, and biomass for carbon storage. Global Navigation ...
    • Desarrollo de algoritmo de predicción de riesgo de incendios a nivel europeo 

      Castela Espinha, Afonso (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2019-07-25)
      Master thesis
      Open Access
    • Design and implementation of the software for an extensible network of satellite ground stations 

      Garcia Espriu, Aina (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2020-04)
      Bachelor thesis
      Open Access
      Amb l'increment del número de constel·lacions de satèl·lits, cada cop es necessiten més Ground Stations per tal de controlar-les. Això dificulta més i més la seva gestió i operació, implicant també un augment en la càrrega ...
    • Design of a femto-satellite for high-altitude thermospheric studies 

      Moschtaq, Mohammad Raschiq (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2021-02-12)
      Master thesis
      Open Access
      This work deals with the design of a femto-satellite for scientific studies. The goal of the femto-satellite is to model the density of the thermosphere by measuring the orbital decay caused by atmospheric drag. The proposed ...
    • Design of an optical communication system for cubesats 

      Pla Erra, Pol (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2020-06)
      Master thesis
      Open Access
      This Maser Thesis is part of a projectinvestigation from the DISEN group. Within this program, the CubeSat project aims to connect several satellites to improve optical data transmission in the space. This Master Thesis ...
    • Design, development and test of ICI radiometer back-end modules in the frame of metop 2nd-gen satellite constellation 

      Albajar Garduño, Marc (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2018-10)
      Master thesis
      Restricted access - author's decision
      Covenantee:   TRYO
      This Thesis belongs to a scientific project realized by the TRYO Company, which is part of the aerospace sector of the SENER Group. It describes the design, analysis, measurements and results of one of the back-end modules ...
    • Design, implementation and testing of 3Cat-4 subsystems 

      Montserrat Canals, Joan (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2018-10-22)
      Bachelor thesis
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      Inside the Fly Your Satellite! competition framework, the 3Cat-4 nanosatellite developed by the NanoSat Lab constitutes an educational project designed and built primarily in-house. Within the satellite, this work focuses ...
    • Design, implementation and verification of CubeSat systems for Earth Observation 

      Pérez Portero, Adrián (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2019-05-26)
      Master thesis
      Open Access
      In recent years, Earth Observation (EO) technologies have surged in an attempt to better understand the world we live in, and exploit the vast amount of data that can be collected to improve our lives. The field of EO ...