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Opto-microwave Butler matrixes based front-end for a multi-beam large direct radiating array antenna
Author(s): M. A. Piqueras; T. Mengual; O. Navasquillo; M. Sotom; G. Caille

Paper Abstract

The evolution of broadband communication satellites shows a clear trend towards beam forming and beam-switching systems with efficient multiple access schemes with wide bandwidths, for which to be economically viable, the communication price shall be as low as possible.

Paper Details

Date Published: 25 September 2017
PDF: 8 pages
Proc. SPIE 10562, International Conference on Space Optics — ICSO 2016, 1056259 (25 September 2017); doi: 10.1117/12.2296138
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M. A. Piqueras, DAS Photonics (Spain)
T. Mengual, DAS Photonics (Spain)
O. Navasquillo, DAS Photonics (Spain)
M. Sotom, Thales Alenia Space (France)
G. Caille, Thales Alenia Space (France)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 10562:
International Conference on Space Optics — ICSO 2016
Bruno Cugny; Nikos Karafolas; Zoran Sodnik, Editor(s)

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