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The Seventh International Conference on Advances in Satellite and Space Communications


April 19 - 24, 2015 - Barcelona, Spain


The papers listed below have been selected as "Best Papers" based on the reviews of the original submission, the camera-ready version, and the presentation during the conference. For the awarded papers, a digital award will be issued in the name of the authors. The authors of these papers are also receiving invitations to submit an extended article version to one of the IARIA Journals.

Awarded Papers

Enhanced HARQ for Delay Tolerant Services in Mobile Satellite Communications
Rami Ali Ahmad, Jérôme Lacan, Fabrice Arnal, Mathieu Gineste, Laurence Clarac

Tactically Extensible and Modular Communications - X-Band
William Sims, Kosta Varnavas, Joseph Casas, Stephen Spehn, Neal Kendrick, Stephen Cross, Paul Sanderson, Janice Booth

A Database Approach to Extending the Usable Ka B and Spectrum for FSS Satellite Systems
Barry Evans, Paul Thompson, Wuchern Tang

Weather-impacting Link Analysis for New Horizons Data Return
Timothy Pham, Jason Liao, Christopher Deboy

SC-FDMA Waveform Enabling Frequency Holes in a Shared Spectrum Context
Benjamin Ros, Xavier Fouchet, Sonia Cazalens, Christelle Boustie


The following papers have been selected on the basis of their contents, specificaly for lending themselves to an interesting extended work. The authors of these papers are receiving invitations to submit an extended article version to one of the IARIA Journals.

Papers Invited for IARIA Journals

Application of Knife-Edge Diffraction Theory to Optimize Radio Frequency Compatibility On-board a Satellite
Jens Timmermann, Christian Imhof, Dieter Lebherz, Jörg Lange

On the Observability in Switched Ethernet Networks in the Next Generation of Space Launchers: Problem, Challenges and Recommendations
Jérémy Robert, Jean-Philippe Georges, Thierry Divoux, Philippe Miramont, Badr Rmili

Terrestrial to Satellite Communications Using Multi-antenna Relays Nodes
Styliani Fassoi, Dimitrios Christopoulos, Symeon Chatzinotas, Emmanouel T. Michailidis, Athanasios G. Kanatas, Bjorn Ottersten

The Use of Field Programmable Gate Arrays (FPGA) in Small Satellite Communication Systems
Kosta Varnavas, William Sims, Joseph Casas

Network Coded Multicast and Multi-unicast over Satellite
Paresh Saxena, Maryan Angeles Vázquez-Castro

RESENS 2015 Articles Invited for IARIA Journals

Very High Resolution SAR Speckle and CCD
Daniel Andre, Keith Morrison, David Blacknell, Darren Muff, Matthew Nottingham, Claire Stevenson


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