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Advances in Satellite Communications

Satellite communication systems are now a major part of most telecommunications networks as well as our everyday lives through mobile personal communication systems and broadcast television. A sound understanding of such systems is therefore important for a wide range of system designers, engineers and users. This book provides a comprehensive review of some applications that have driven this growth. It analyzes various aspects of Satellite Communications from Antenna design, Real Time applications, Quality of Service (QoS), Atmospheric effects, Hybrid Satellite-Terrestrial Networks, Sensor Networks and High Capacity Satellite Links. It is the desire of the authors that the topics selected for the book can give the reader an overview of the current trends in Satellite Systems, and also an in depth analysis of the technical aspects of each one of them.

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Advances in Satellite CommunicationsEdited by Masoumeh Karimi

Published: July 27th 2011

DOI: 10.5772/838

ISBN: 978-953-307-562-4

eBook (PDF) ISBN: 978-953-51-6024-3

Copyright year: 2011

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43729 Total Chapter Downloads

7 Crossref Citations

17 Web of Science Citations

14 Dimensions Citations


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1. Helical Antennas in Satellite Radio Channel

By Zoran Blazevic and Maja Skiljo


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2. Theoretical Analysis of Effects of Atmospheric Turbulence on Bit Error Rate for Satellite Communications in Ka-Band

By Tatsuyuki Hanada, Kiyotaka Fujisaki and Mitsuo Tateiba


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3. Improving Quality-of-Service of Real-Time Applications over Bandwidth Limited Satellite Communication Networks via Compression

By Ling Sun Tan, Sei Ping Lau and Chong Eng Tan


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4. Multicast Security and Reliable Transport of Rekey messages over Hybrid Satellite/Terrestrial Networks

By Franco Tommasi, Elena Scialpi and Antonio De Rubertis


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5. Design Issues of an Operational Fire Detection System Integrated with Observation Sensors

By George Halikias, George Leventakis, Charalambos Kontoes, Vasilis Tsoulkas, Leonidas Dritsas and Athanasios Pantelous


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6. Passive Microwave Feed-Chains for High-Capacity Satellite Communications Systems

By Oscar Peverini, Giuseppe Virone, Riccardo Tascone and Giuseppe Addamo


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7. New Antenna Array Architectures for Satellite Communications

By Miguel Alejandro Salas Natera, Andrés García Aguilar, Jonathan Mora Cueva, José Manuel Fernández, Pablo Padilla De La Torre, Javier García-Gasco Trujillo, Ramón Martínez Rodríguez-Osorio, Manuel Sierra-Perez, Leandro De Haro Ariet and Manuel Sierra Castañer


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