Papers

Papers

12
Apr
2016

This paper describes a reflectarray concept that can produce a full dual-band (transmit/receive) multiple spot beam coverage in Ka-band using only two main apertures while maintaining single-feed-...

10
Apr
2016

We present recent advances in the RF modelling of electrically large antennas and platforms, with an emphasis on reflector antennas and satellite platforms. The Higher-Order Multilevel Fast...

10
Apr
2016
Co-authors:
D. Sjöberg, A. Ericsson, P. Balling, G. Gerini, N. J. G. Fonseca and P. De Maagt

This paper discusses the design and analysis of a reflector antenna system combining two doubly-curved Circular Polarization Selective Surfaces to provide a functionality equivalent to that of a...

10
Apr
2016
Co-authors:
L. Salghetti Drioli

The 3D reconstruction algorithm of DIATOOL is applied to the Search and Rescue antennas (SARANT) mounted on the GALILEO satellite, recently measured by the planar near-field scanner of the Hybrid...

10
Apr
2016

The challenges related to the increasing physical size of satellite platforms carry over to a number of related areas, including the design of Compact Antenna Test Ranges (CATRs) capable of...

10
Apr
2016
Co-authors:
Olav Breinbjerg

The inherently high cross polarization of prime focus offset reflector antennas can be compensated by launching higher order modes in the feed horn. Traditionally, the bandwidth of such systems is...

11
Oct
2015
Co-authors:
C. H. Schmidt, Airbus Defence & Space, Munich, Germany

The design of modern Compact Antenna Test Ranges (CATRs) is a challenging task, and to achieve strong performance, simulation using computational electromagnetics is a vital part of the design...

06
Oct
2015
Co-authors:
R. Dickie, R. Cahill, and G. Toso

An investigation on the design of aperiodic FSS is presented. First, an accurate yet efficient method which allows the analysis of finite sized aperiodic FSS has been developed. Subsequently, an...

06
Oct
2015
Authors:
Co-authors:
Benedetta Fiorelli

The paper presents a full wave simulation of the spacecraft of JUICE, ESA’s Jupiter Icy moons Explorer mission. Results prove the possibility of simulating the entire spacecraft modelling the...

06
Oct
2015

Modeling the optical system on the Planck Space Telescope pre-launch was a very demanding task, with the huge electrical size, the strict accuracy requirements and the complicated feed arrangement...

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