Volume 4, Issue 4, December 2018, Page: 41-51
A Reconfigurable Hybrid Digital Processor for Dual Use Advanced Satellite Communication Missions
Giuseppe Tomasicchio, Domain Observation and Navigation Italy, Thales Alenia Space Italia, Rome, Italy
Guglielmo Lulli, Domain Observation and Navigation Italy, Thales Alenia Space Italia, Rome, Italy
Gaetano Pastore, Domain Observation and Navigation Italy, Thales Alenia Space Italia, Rome, Italy
Received: Nov. 10, 2018;       Accepted: Dec. 3, 2018;       Published: Jan. 7, 2019
DOI: 10.11648/j.ajasr.20180404.11      View  758      Downloads  115
The continuous evolution of the air interfaces during the satellite lifetime, the risk of a rapid obsolescence of a payload based on on-board processing capabilities are suggesting more and more the adoption of Reconfigurable Software Radio techniques, which can be exploited to adapt the on-board processor to new waveforms, implementing software defined payload configurations; at this aim the current work proposes a new Hybrid Regenerative and Transparent Digital Processor architecture in order to improve the system flexibility and support dual-use satellite missions for civil and military applications, and finally presents some experimental results achieved in a representative end-to-end testbed demonstrator, integrating the Reconfigurable Hybrid Digital Processor.
SatCom, Reconfigurable Software Defined, Reconfigurable Hybrid Digital Processor, Dual-Use, OBP
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Giuseppe Tomasicchio, Guglielmo Lulli, Gaetano Pastore, A Reconfigurable Hybrid Digital Processor for Dual Use Advanced Satellite Communication Missions, American Journal of Applied Scientific Research. Vol. 4, No. 4, 2018, pp. 41-51. doi: 10.11648/j.ajasr.20180404.11
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