PROGRAMME
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Tuesday 6 October 
     
08:00
 
 
Registration
09:00
 
 
Introduction and Welcome

Opening/Plenary Session
09:30  The Rosetta Mission to Comet 67P/ Churyumov-Gerasimenko 
--from the design for the unknown to landing on the comet--
Schwehm, G. 
ESA-retired 

10:00  The Planck Mission and its Telescope
Lamarre, J.M.
LERMA, Observatoire de Paris

10:30  The Submm Wave Instrument on JUICE 
Hartogh, P.
Max Planck Institute for Solar System Research

   
11:00 Coffee break
   
S1.1.1: 
PLANCK  
11:20 Sidelobe modelling and straylight evaluation: lessons learned from Planck
1Sandri, M.; 2Bersanelli, M.; 1Butler, R.C.; 1Cuttaia, F; 3Franceschet, C.; 4Galeotta, S.; 5Kiiveri, K.; 5Kurki-Suonio, H.; 1Mandolesi, N.; 4Maris, M.; 3Mennella, A.; 6Perrotta, F.; 4Vassallo, T.; 1Villa, F.; 4Zacchei, A.
1INAF - IASF Bologna, 2Universita' degli Studi di Milano, 3Universita' di Milano, 4INAF - OAT, 5University of  Helsinki, 6SISSA

11:45 Planck High Frequency Instrument Beam Reconstruction
1Roudier, G., 2Crill, B.; 3Ducout, A.; 4Hivon, E.; 4Mottet, S.; 5Coulais, A. 
1NASA JPL/Caltech, 2NASA JPL, 3Imperial College London, 4IAP, 5Observatoire de Paris LERMA

12:10  Planck Low Frequency Instrument Optics: Back to the Future 
1Villa, F.; 1Sandri, M.; 2Nesti, R.; 1Cuttaia, F.; 3Bersanelli, M.; 1Butler, R.; 1Mandolesi, N. 
1INAF/IASF-Bologna, 2INAF/OAA-Arcetri, 3Univerista' di Milano

12:35  In-flight measurement of the Planck telescope emissivity 
1Cuttaia, F.; 2Terenzi, L.; 1Morgante G.; 1Sandri M.; 1Villa F.; 1Butler R.C.;  3Mandolesi N.; 4Gregorio A.; 4Galeaotta S.; 4Zacchei A.; 5Bersanelli M.; 5Mennella A.; 5Tauber J.; 5Foley S.
1INAF-IASF Bologna, 2E-Campus, 3Università Ferrara, 4Osservatorio Astronomico di Trieste, 5INAF-IASF Milano, European Space Agency

   
13:00 Lunch break
 
S1.1.2:   ALMA 
14:00  Technical Review of the Atacama Large Millimeter/submillimeter wavelength Array - ALMA 
Whyborn, N.
ALMA

14:20  The Performance of the North American ALMA Antennas
Mangum, J.
National Radio Astronomy Observatory 

14:40 The Performance of the European ALMA Antennas
Laing, R.
European Southern Observatory
 

15:00  Performance of Atacama Compact Array Antennas for ALMA
1Saito, M.; 2Iguchi, S.; 3Mizuno, N.; 2Nakanishi, K. 
1National Astronomical Observatory of Japan, 2Chile Observatory, National Astronomical Observatory of Japan, 3Joint ALMA Observatory

15:20  Design of optics for ALMA receivers at NAOJ
Gonzalez, A.  
National Astronomical Observatory of Japan 

15:40  ALMA Front End and its performances
1Asayama, S.A.; 2Saini, K.S.; 3Yagoubov, P.Y.; 4Whyborn, N.W.; 4Siringo, G.S.
1National Astronomical Observatory of Japan, 2National Radio Astronomy Observatory, 3European Southern Observatory, 4Joint ALMA Observatory 

16:00 Coffee break
   
16:20  Poster Session (see list of of posters at the end)
 
18:00  Welcome reception
   

Wednesday 07 October (parallel sessions)
 

During this day, the presentations will run in parallel sessions. Sessions S.2.1 will take place in room Newton 1. Sessions S.2.2 will take place in room Newton 2. 

Newton1
S2.1.1:   BepiColombo & Solar Orbiter 
09:00  Radiation Measurements in Temperature on Medium Gain Antenna of BepiColombo Mission 
1Sanchez, V.; 1Barrio, A.; 1Martin, F.; 1Pinto, I.; 2Garcia, R.; 2Lopez, B.; 3de Haro, L. 
1SENER, 2RYMSA ESPACIO, 3Technical University of Madrid (UPM)

09:25  BepiColombo Mission to Mercury, Qualification Status of the High Temperature
High Gain Antenna, HGAMA
1Noschese, P.; 1Campana P.; 1Cattarin C.; 1Trippanera E.; 2Pablos P.; 2van 't Klooster K.; 3Martin F.; 3Campo P.; 4Ángeles González M.; 4García R.; 4Celemin E.; 4Sant I.; 4Lapeña E.
1TAS-I, 2European Space Agency, 3SENER, 4RYMSA Espacio

09:50  Solar Orbiter Mission Antennae Subsystem
1Sanchez, V.; 1Martin F.; 1Melgar I.; 1Pinto I.; 1Vazquez J.; 1Gabiola I.; 1Gala J.; 1Ibargoyen I.; 2Gonzalez M. A.,; 2Bravo A.; 2Celemin E.; 2Lopez B.; 3Tyler J
1SENER, 2RYMSA Espacio, 3COBHAM Integrated Electronic Solutions
 

10:15  Optimization And Analysis Tools For Synthesis In Temperature Of Dual 
Reflector Antennas In The Frame Of Solar Orbiter Mission
1Sanchez, V.; 1Martin, F.; 1Melgar, I.; 2de Haro, L.
1SENER, 2Technical University of Madrid (UPM)

10:40  A Fixture for the Characterisation of Reflectivity Loss of Hot Space Antennas
Van der Houwen, E.; Luis, R.; Saenz, E.
ESA-ESTEC 

   
11:05 Coffee break
 
S2.1.2:   ExoMars & future exploration missions 
11:25  EXOMARS 2016  X-Band HGA, Design, Test and Technology Overview
1Noschese P.; 1Lanuti, M.; 1Cova, M.; 1Poscente, F.; 1Mascolo, G.; 2Tralman, T.; 3Winton, A.; 4Schwartz, F.  
1Thales Alenia Space Italia, 2MDA, Montreal Quebeq Canada, 3ESA/ESTEC, 4Thales Alenia Space France

11:50 The ExoMars Radar Doppler Altimeter Ka Band Slotted Waveguide Antenna 
1Cecchini P.; 1Mizzoni, R.; 2Bayle, O.; 2Saenz, E.; 2Winton, A.
1Thales Alenia Space Italia, 2ESA/ESTEC

12:15  Influence of Dust Layers on WISDOM Antenna 
1Benedix W.S; 1Plettemeier, D.; 2Ciarletti, V.
1TU Dresden, 2LATMOS- CNRS/UVSQ

12:40  VenSAR: a multi-functional S-band radar for the EnVision mission to Venus 
1Ghail R.; 2Hall, D.
1Imperial College London, 2Airbus Defence and Space
 

   
13:05 Lunch break
 
S2.1.3:   JUICE I  
14:00  Parameter Studies for the RIME-Dipole within the Mission JUICE
1Hahnel R; 1Plettemeier, D.; 2Bruzzone, L.; 3Rolo, L.
1TU-Dresden, 2Lorenzo University of Trento, 3European Space Agency
 

14:25  Effects of Surface Error of a Submillimeter-Wave Offset Cassegrain Antenna for JUICE/SWI
1Shibahara T, 1Manabe Takeshi; 2Nishibori Toshiyuki; 3Usui Hideo; 3Ochiai Satoshi; 3Kasai Yasuko
1Osaka Prefecture University, 2Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency, 3National Institute of Information and Communications Technology

14:50 Scattering Investigation of Calibration Targets for Microwave Radiometers
Schröder A.; Murk, A.
University of Bern
 

15:15 Optimization of Antenna Monopoles and Dipoles for the JUICE Radio & Plasma Wave Investigation (RPWI) instrument
Toso G. 
ESA/ESTEC 

15:40  Cassini/RPWS/HFR and JUICE/RPWI/JENRAGE: Low frequency radio imager at the Giant Planets
Cecconi B
Observatoire de Paris 

16:05 
Coffee break 


S2.1.4:   PLANCK II  
16:25  In-flight retrieval of the geometrical properties of the Planck telescope
1Tauber J.; 2Nielsen, P.; 1Martin-Polegre, A.; On behalf of Planck Collaboration
1European Space Agency, 2TICRA 

16:50  Full-wave modeling of the Planck space telescope
Borries O.; Nielsen P.; Jørgensen E.; Meincke P.
TICRA

17:15  Multimode horn antennas for far-infrared telescopes including the ESA Planck
satellite and future proposed multimode systems for space
1Murphy J. A.; 1McAuley I.; 1Bracken C.; 1Doherty S.; 1Donohoe A.; 1Gradziel M.; 1McCarthy D.; 1O'Sullivan C.; 1Trappe N.; 1Wilson D.; 2Ade P.A.R.; 3Lamarre J-M.; 4Maffei B.; 5Savini G.; 6Withington S.
1National University of Ireland Maynooth, 2Cardiff University, 3Observatoire de Paris, 4Manchester University, 5University College London, 6Cambridge University

   
Newton2
S2.2.1:   Reflectarrays, transmitarrays and metasurfaces
09:00  Synthesis of Meta-Atom Materials for RF Microwave Substrates Using Additive Manufacturing (3D Printing)
Vardaxoglou Y
Loughborough University 
 

09:25 Rx-Tx flat antenna prototypes for space-to-ground links at X band 
1Martini E.; 2Faenzi M.; 1Caminita F.; 3De Vita P.; 2Minatti G.; 3Bandinelli M.; 4Sabbadini M.;2Maci S.  
1Wave Up, 2University of Siena, 3Ingegneria dei sistemi, 4European Space Agency 


09:50 Design of Space Antennas for Global Coverage 
1Martini E.; 1Caminita F.; 2Minatti G.; 2Benini A.; 1Martini E.; 2Faenzi M.; 3De Vita P.;3Bandinelli M.; 4Sabbadini M.; 2Maci S.
1Wave Up, 2University of Siena, 3Ingegneria dei sistemi, 4European Space Agency


10:15  Highly Efficient Frequency-Selective Reflectarrays Based on Sub-Wavelength Elements 
Asadchy V.S.; Tcvetkova S.N.; Ra'di Y.; Tretyakov S.A. 
Aalto University


10:40 Design of Beam Reflector Antenna System with Reconfigurable Sub-transmitarray Feed in K-band for Space Applications
Nematollahi H.
École Polytechnique Montréal

   
11:05 Coffee break
   
S2.2.2: 
Developments for the Square Kilometre Array and new large telescopes 
11:25 SKA-low arrays 
de Lera Acedo E.
University of Cambridge

11:50  Sardinia Aperture Array Demonstrator: Electromagnetic Analysis and Measurements 

1Bolli P.,  2Farooqui M.Z., 2Paonessa F., 2Tibaldi A.,  2Virone G.,  3Gaudiomonte F.,  3Serra G.,  4Schiaffino M.,  2Addamo G.,  5Dallacasa D.,  6Fierro D.,  3Govoni F.,  7Lingua A.,  3Marongiu P.,  4Mattana A.,  3 Melis A.,  4Monari J. ,3Murgia M.,  3Mureddu L.,  4Naldi G.,  4Perini F.,  2Peverini O.A., 3Pisanu T.,  3Poddighe A., 3Porceddu I.,  4Prandoni I., 4Pupillo G.,  4Rusticelli S., 8 Schillirò F.,  9Tartarini G.,  4Venturi T., 4Zanichelli A.

1 INAF, Astrophysical Observatory of Arcetri,  2 CNR, IEIIT ,  3 INAF, Astronomical Observatory of Cagliari ,  4 INAF, Institute of Radio Astronomy ,  5 University of Bologna, DIFA ,  6 INAF, Scientific Directorate , 7 Polytechnic of Turin, DIATI ,  8 INAF, Catania Astrophysical Observatory ,  9 University of Bologna, DEI 

12:15  Installation and characterization of an X-Ka receiver on the Sardinia Radio Telescope 
1Pisanu T; 2Ambrosini R.; 2Mariotti S.; 2Marongiu P.; 2Orlati A.; 2Pellizzoni A.; 2Roda J.; 2Scalambra A.; 3Tortora P.; 2Urru E.; 2Valente G.
1National Institute for Astrophysics, 2INAF, 3Italian Space Agency

12:40  Enabling All-Sky Radio Astronomy Surveys With Phased Array Systems 
van Cappellen W.; Bij de Vaate, J.G.; Benthem, P.; Ruiter, M.
ASTRON

 
13:05 Lunch break
 
S2.2.3:   Space reflectors and antennas  
14:00 Investigation of Possibilities of  Phase Retrieval Holography on Large Reflector Antenna 
Moiseev S. 
Lobachevsky State University of Nizhni Novgorod

14:25  Remote-Steering Antennas for 140 GHz electron cyclotron heating of the Stellarator W7-X 
1Plaum B.; 1Kasparek, W.; 1Lechte, C.; 1Zeitler, A.; 2Erckmann, V.; 2Laqua, H.; 2Weißgerber, M.; 3Bechtold, A.; 4Szcepaniak, B.; 4Busch, M. 
1Universität Stuttgart, 2Max Planck Institut für Plasmaphysik, 3NTG Neue Technologie GmbH & Co KG, 4Galvano-T electroplating-electroforming GmbH

14:50  Thermal vacuum tests of the lightweight reflector for a space antenna 
Reznik S.; Prosuntsov P.; Timoshenko V.; Denisov O.; Minakov D.; Mikhailovsky K.
Bauman Moscow State Technical University

15:15  RF Design Challenges for a New DGR Concept 
Lori M.
HPS GmbH

15:40  Textile Based Inflatable Antenna Systems for Space Applications 
Laabs M.; Zakutin E.; Nocke A.; Plettemeier D
TU-Dresden

 
16:05 Coffee break
 
S2.2.4:   Ground arrays and feeds I  
16:25 Wideband Cryogenic Feed Receivers for VLBI 
Rayet, R.; Rawson, S.; Bonhoure, T.  
CALLISTO

16:50 Dyson conical Quad-Spiral Array (DYQSA) for VLBI application 
1Garcia E.; 1Llorente-Romano S.; 1Segovia D.; 1Salazar-Palma M.; 1Garcia-Lamperez A.; 2Lopez Fernandez J.A.; 2Serna Puente J.M.; 2Tercero F.; 2Lopez Perez J.A.
1Universidad Carlos III de Madrid, 2Observatorio Astronomico Nacional

17:15  New Advances in Spillover Reduction for Radiometer Feed Horns 
1Teniente J.; 2Martinez A.; 2Larumbe B.; 2Ibáñez A.; 1Gonzalo R. 
1Public University of Navarra, 2ANTERAL S.L.

   
18:00  Bus departure to the dinner venue
   

Thursday 8 October (parallel sessions)
  During this day, the presentations will run in parallel sessions. Sessions S.3.1 will take place in room Newton 1. Sessions S.3.2 will take place in room Newton 2
Newton1
S3.1.1:   Future astronomy missions  
09:00  NGCryoIRTel- a joint ESA-JAXA CDF study on a medium sized cryogenically cooled telescope 
Linder M
ESA/ESTEC

09:25  Scientific Instrumentation onboard of the Millimetron Space Observatory 
1Smirnov A.V.; 1 de Graauw T.; 2de Bernardis P.; 3Baryshev A. M.; 1Kardashev N.S.
1Astro Space Center of the Lebedev Physical Institute, 2Sapienza University of Rome, 3SRON Netherlands Institute for Space Research


09:50  Primary Mirror of the Millimetron Space Observatory – Recent Progress in Development 
1Golubev E. 1Arkhipov M.; 1Bulanov V.; 1Myshonkova N.; 2Khalimanovich V.; 2Oberemok Y.; 2Shipilov G.
1Astro Space Center of P.N. Lebedev Physical Institute, 2JSC Academician M.F. Reshetnev Information Satellite Systems

10:15  Development of Passive Cooling System for the Millimetron Space Observatory 
1Golubev E.; 1Vinogradov I.; 2Kolesnikov A.; 2Laptev E.; 2Popov A.
1Astro Space Center of P.N. Lebedev Physical Institute, 2JSC Academician M.F. Reshetnev Information Satellite Systems

10:40  Design and Manufacturing of the Innovative Large Deployable Antenna Reflector SCALABLE 
Sinn T.
HPS GmbH

 
11:05 Coffee break
 
S3.1.2:   JUICE II  
11:25  Current Status of the Antenna Developments in Japan for JUICE/SWI 
1Kasai Y.K.; 2Usui H.; 2Manabe T.; 2Nishibori T.; 2Shibahara T.; 2Ochiai S.; 2Kubota M.; 3Hartogh P. 
1National Institute of Information and Communications Technology (NICT), 2Osaka Prefecture University, 3Max-­‐Planck-­‐Institute for Solar System Research

11:50  Compact power-combined LO sources for SWI onboard JUICE 
1Thomas B.; 2Gibson H.; 1Philipp M.; 1Walber A.; 3Oprea I.; 3Cojocari O.; 4Narhi T
1Radiometer Physics GmbH, 2Gibson Microwave Design, 3ACST GmbH, 4European Space Agency

12:15  SWI 1200/600 GHz Highly Integrated Receiver Front-Ends 
1Sobis J.; 2Drakinskiy V.; 3Wadefalk N.; 2Nilsson P.; 1Hammar A.; 1Nyberg D.; 1Emrich A.; 2Zhao H.; 2Bryllert T.; 1Tang A.; 3Schleeh J.; 2Grahn J.; 2Stake J.
1Omnisys Instruments AB, 2Chalmers University of Technology, 3Low Noise Factory

12:40  Characterization of the 530-625 GHz Receiver Unit for the Jupiter Mission JUICE/SWI 
1Jacob K.; 1Murk A.; 1Kim H.; 2Stake J.; 2Drakinskiy V.; 3Emrich A.; 3Sobis P.; 4Maestrini A.; 4Treuttel J.; 4Tamazouzt F.; 5Philipp M.; 5Thomas B.; 6Hartogh P.
1University Bern, 2Chalmers University of Technology, 3Omnisys Instruments, 4LERMA,5Radiometer Physics, 6Max Planck Institute for Solar System Research

   
13:05 Lunch break 
 
S3.1.3:   Heterodyne and direct detectors  
14:00  A 520-620GHz Schottky Receiver Front-End for Planetary Science and Remote Sensing with less than 1500K DSB Noise Temperature at Room Temperature 
1Maestrini A.; 1Gatilova L.; 1Treuttel J.; 2Yang F.; 3Jin Y.; 3Cavanna A.; 1Moro Melgar D.; 1Tamazouzt F.; 1Vacelet T.; 1Féret A.; 1Krieg J-M.; 4Goldstein C. 
1Observatoire de Paris - LERMA, 2Southwest University, 3CNRS - Laboratoire de Photonique et Nanostructures, 4Centre National d'Etudes Spatiales

14:25 Reliability Assessment of Schottky-Based Mixers and Multipliers for Microwave Imaging Radiometers - Final Results 
1Stangier T.; 1Thomas B.; 1Brandt M.; 1Gibson H.; 1Walber A.; 2Moyna B.; 2Rea S.;3Kantanen M.; 3Kiuru T.; 4Perichaud M.; 4Klein U.; 4D'Addio S.; 4Kangas V.; 
1RPG, 2STFC-RAL, 3Millilab, 4ESA/ESTEC

14:50  Development of Submillimeter Wave Receiver Components 
Ederra I.
UPNA

15:15  Detection of 2.56 and 3.5 THz quantum-cascade laser radiation using a quasi-optically mounted planar Schottky barrier diode detector 
1Valavanis A.; 1Dong R.; 2Parow-Souchon K.; 2Alderman B.; 1Han Y.J.; 1Dean P.; 1Zhu J.X.; 1Li L.H.; 2Davies A.G.; 2Ellison B.N.;2 Huggard P.G.; 1Linfield E.H.
1University of Leeds, 2STFC Rutherford Appleton Laboratory

15:40  Performance and Image Rejection Ratio Study of 2SB SIS receiver for ALMA Band 9 (600-720 GHz)
1Khudchenko A ; 2Hesper R.; 3Baryshev A.M.; 2Barkhof J.
1SRON - Netherlands Institute for Space Research, 2NOVA, 3SRON/NOVA

   
16:05  Coffee break
   
S3.1.4:   Direct detectors 
16:25  Photon Noise Limited Performance over an Octave of Bandwidth of Kinetic Inductance Detectors for Sub-millimeter Astronomy 
1Bueno J.; 2Yurduseven O.; 1Yates S.; 2Llombart N.; 1Murugesan V.; 1Baryshev A.; 2Neto A.; 1Baselmans J.;
1SRON - Netherlands Institute for Space Research, 2Terahertz Sensing Group, Delft University of Technology

16:50 Development of DESHIMA: Superconducting on-chip spectrometer for submillimeter wave cosmology 
1Endo A, 2Baselmans J.J.A.; 2Yates S.J.C.; 2Bueno J.; 1Thoen D.J.;  2Murugesan V.; 3Ishii S.; 2Baryshev A.B.; 1Klapwijk T.M.; 4van der Werf P.P.
1Delft University of Technology, 2SRON, 3University of Tokyo, 4Leiden University

17:15 Design of Corrugated Horn Coupled MKID focal plane for LiteBIRD 
1Sekimoto Y.; 1Karatsu K.; 1Sekine M.; 1Sekiguchi S.; 1Shu S.; 1Noguchi T.; 1Dominjon A.;2Naruse M.; 3Nitta T.
1National Astronomical Observatory of Japan, 2Saitama University, 3University of Tsukuba

17:40  Multichroic Seashell Antennas with Resonant Cold-Electron Bolometers for the COrE space mission 
Kuzmin L
Chalmers University of Technology

   
Newton2  
S3.2.1:  Antenna, system and sub-system testing techniques 
09:00 Innovative RF Testing with Probe Compensated procedure 
1Giordanengo G.; 1Righero M.; 2Araque Quijano J L.; 3Vipiana F.; 3Orefice M.; 3Vecchi G.
1Istituto Superiore Mario Boella (ISMB), 2National University of Colombia, 3Politecnico di Torino

09:25  An Articulated Swing Arm System for Spherical Near Field Antenna Measurements on millimeter Wave Frequencies.
Betjes P .; Janse van Rensburg, D.; Gregson, S.
Nearfield Systems Inc.

09:50  Wideband Geometrical Absorbers From Design to Characterization 
1Enayati A, 2Fallahi, A.
1E&C Anechoic Chambers, 2Center for Free-Electron Laser Science (CFEL)

10:15  Antenna Pattern Measurement with UAVs: Cross Polarization Performance 
1Paonessa F.; 1Virone G.; 2Aicardi I.; 2Lingua A.M.; 2Piras M.; 2Maschio P.; 3Bolli P.;1Addamo G.; 1Peverini O.A.; 1Orta R.; 1Tascone R.
1CNR - IEIIT, 2Politecnico di Torino - DIATI, 3INAF-OAA

10:40  DTU-ESA Millimeter-Wave Validation Standard Antenna (mm-VAST) – Performance Verification
1Pivnenko S.; 1Kim O.S.; 1Breinbjerg O.; 2Jørgensen R.; 2Vesterdal N.; 1Branner K.; 1Berring P.; 1Markussen C.M.; 3Paquay M. 
1Technical University of Denmark, 2TICRA, 3ESA/ESTEC

   
11:05 Coffee break
 
S3.2.2:   Quasi-Optical components for CMB applications  
11:25  Modeling, Design and Experimental Characterization of the Q-band 
OMTs and Polarizers for the STRIP-LSPE Balloon Experiment 
1Peverini O. A.; 1Virone G.; 1Addamo G.; 1Lumia M.; 1Farooqui Z.; 1Tascone R.; 2Mennella A.; 2Bersanelli M.; 3Morgante G.; 2Zannoni M.; 2Gervasi M.; 2Gregorio A.; 4Zacchei A.
1IEIIT-CNR, 2Università degli Studi di Milano, 3INAF-IASF Bologna, 4INAF Osservatorio Astronomico di Trieste

11:50 Millimetre-wave Characterisation of an Embedded Reflective Half Wave Plate for Spaceborne Cosmic Microwave Background Polarisation Measurements 
1Henry M.; 1Jarvis L; 1Ellison B.; 2Pisano G.; 3Maffei B.; 4De Bernardis P.; 4Piacentini F.; 4Masi S.; 4Pagano L.; 5de Maagt P.; 5Shortt B.
1STFC RAL, School of Physics and Astronomy, 2Cardiff University, 3JBCA, School of Physics and Astronomy, University of Manchester, 4University of Rome ‘La Sapienza’, 5European Space Agency

12:15  Beam Impact Characterization and Analysis of an Embedded Reflective Half-wave Plate Prototype 
1Maffei B.; 2Pisano G.; 3Fung H.T.; 4Henry M.; 2Ng M.W.; 3Haynes V.; 3Noviello F.; 4Ellison B.; 5de Maagt P.; 5Shortt B.
1JBCA, 2Cardiff University 3The University of Manchester,  4Rutherford Appleton Laboratory,5European Space Agency 

12:40  Development of Multi-Moded Pixels for the LSPE/SWIPE Focal Plane 
1Lamagna L.; 1Coppi G.; 1de Bernardis P.; 1Giuliani G.; 1Gualtieri R.; 2Legg S.; 2Maffei B.; 1Marchetti T.; 1Masi S.; 3Pisano G
1Sapienza - University of Rome, 2The University of Manchester, 3Cardiff University

   
13:05 Lunch break
 
S3.2.3: Antenna, system and sub-system modelling techniques
14:00  Fast Antenna Tuning and Placement tools for On-board Radiating System: application to MMAS project 
1Robustillo P.; 2Rubio J.; 3Zapata J.; 4Vigano C.; 5Mosig J.; 6Sabbadini M.
1EPFL, 2Univeridad de Extremadura, 3Universidad Politécnica de Madrid, 4ViaSAT, 5Laboratoire Electromagnetisme Acoustique - EPFL, 6European Space Agency

14:25  An Eigenanalysis study of Photonic-THz Tunable Ring Resonators and Phase Shifters Employing Finite Element Method 
Kyriacou G.; Paschaloudis K.; Zekios C.; Allilomes P. 
Democritus University of Thrace 

14:50  Modelling and Design Tools for Metasurface Antennas 
De Vita P.; Bercigli M.; Bandinelli M.
IDS Ingegneria Dei Sistemi S.p.A.

15:15 2-D objects RCS reconstruction algorithm by use of the backscattered near-field data measured along a circle 
1Belov Y.B.; 2Turchin, V. 
1Radio Physics Research Institute, Nizhny Novgorod, 2Institute of Applied Physics, Russian Academy of Science

15:40 Full Wave Simulation of Large Satellite for the Evaluation of Multiple Frequency Antennas Interference 
Fiorelli B.
ESA/ESTEC

16:05

Coffee break
S3.2.4: 
Modelling and applications of FSS 
16:25  Investigations on the Analysis and Design of Aperiodic Frequency Selective Surfaces for Space Applications 
1Zhou M.; 1Sorensen S.B.; 1Vesterdal N.; 2Dickie R.; 2Cahill R.; 3Toso G.
1TICRA, 2Queen’s University of Belfast, 3ESA-ESTEC 

16:50  Development of a Dual-Polarised 50 - 230 GHz FSS for the MetOp Second Generation Microwave Sounder Instrument 
Dickie R
Queen's University Belfast

17:15  Design and Measurement of Metal Mesh Dichroics for a Multiband Radiometer (MWS) 
Moseley P
Cardiff University

17:40  Multilayer Dielectric Stack Parameter Modelling for FSS Design
Zelenchuk D 
Queen's University of Belfast 
 
 

Friday 9 October (Parallel sessions)
 

During this day, the presentations will run in parallel sessions. Sessions S.4.1 will take place in room Newton 1. Sessions S.4.2 will take place in room Newton 2. 

Newton1
S4.1.1:   Focal Plane Arrays and sources 
09:00  Next Generation Sub-millimetre Wave Focal Plane Array  Coupling Concepts 
1Trappe N.;  2Bucher M.; 3De Barnardis P.; 2Delabrouille J.; 4Deo P.; 3De Petris M.; 1Doherty S.; 2Ghribi A.; 1Gradziel M.; 5Kuzmin L.; 4Maffei B.; 5Mahashabde S.; 3Masi S.; 1Murphy J.A.; 4Noviello F.; 1O'Sullivan C.; 3Pagano L.; 3Piacentini F.; 2Piat M.; 6Pisano G.;4Robinson M.; 2Stompor R.; 2Tartari A
1Maynooth University, 2APC Paris, 3La Sapienza University of Rome, 4University of Manchester, 5Chalmers University, 6Cardiff University

09:25  Enabling high-sensitivity near-land radiometric measurements with multi-beam conical scanners employing digital-beamforming phased arrays 
1Lupikov O. 1Ivashina M.; 2Cappelin C..; 2Pontoppidan K.; 2Nielsen P. H.; 3Skou N.;3Sobjerg S. S.; 4Fiorelli B.
1Chalmers University of Technology, 2TICRA, 3DTU Space - Technical University of Denmark, 4European Space Agency

09:50 A Dual Polarized Leaky Lens Antenna for Wideband Focal Plane Arrays 
Yurduseven O.; Llobmart, N.; Neto, A. 
Delft University of Technology

10:15  The Design of a 850 GHz TMIC Doubler Source Based on Schottky Diode 
1Zhang B.; 1Chen X.; 2Han Y.; 2Fan Y.; 1Li J.
1Queen Mary, University of London, 2University of Eletronic Science and Technology of China

10:40  Waveguide-integrated terahertz quantum cascade lasers for use as local oscillators 
1Valavanis A.; 1Han Y. J.; 2Brewster N.; 1Dean P.; 1Dong R.; 2Bushnell L.; 2Oldfield M.; 1Zhu J.X.; 1Li L.H.; 1Davies A.G.; 2Ellison B.N.; 1Linfield E.H.
1University of Leeds, 2STFC Rutherford Appleton Laboratory

   
11:05 Coffee break 
   
S4.1.2: 
Sub-mm wave instruments for CMB applications 
11:25 A 7x7 elements Q-band feed-horn array for the LSPE-STRIP experiment. 
1Del Torto F.; 1Franceschet C.; 2Villa F.; 3Battaglia P.; 1Bersanelli M.; 1Cavaliere F.; 1Gervasi M.; 3Gregorio A.; 1Mennella A.; 2Morgante G.; 4Peverini O.A.; 1Pezzotta F.; 1Viganò D.;  5Zacchei A.;  1Zannoni M.
1University of Milan, 2INAF-IASF Bologna, 3University of Trieste, 4IIEIIT-CNR, 5INAF-OATs

11:50 The optical design and mission overview of Lite satellite for the studies of B-mode polarization and Inflation from cosmic microwave background radiation detection, LiteBIRD 
1Matsumura T.M.; 2Hazumi, M.H.; 3Inatani J. I.; 4Ishino H.I.; 5Inoue M.I.; 3Kashima S. K. ;6Katayama N.K.; 5Kimura K. K.; 1Nishibori T. N.; 5Ogawa H.O.; 7Ohta I.S.O.; 3Sekimoto Y. S.; 6Sugai H.S. 
1ISAS/JAXA, 2KEK/IPMU, 3NAOJ, 4Okayama University, 5Osaka Prefecture University,6IPMU, 7Konan University, 

12:15 The Q U Bolometric Interferometer for Cosmology (QUBIC) 
1O'Sullivan C.; 1Scully S.; 1Gayer D.; 1Gradziel M.; 2De Petris M.; 2Buzi D.; 1Murphy J.A.;3Maffei B.; 3Legg S. 
1National University of Ireland, Maynooth, 2Univ. di Roma "La Sapienza", 3The University of Manchester

12:40  Shaped Horn Antennas and Cavity Coupling Structures for Future Cosmic Microwave Background and Far-Infrared Experiments
1McCarthy D.; 1Trappe N.; 1Murphy A.; 1O'Sullivan C.; 1Gradziel M.;  1Doherty S.; 2Polegre A.; 2van der Vorst M.; 3Huggard P.
1Maynooth University, 2European Space Agency, 3Rutherford Appleton Laboratory (RAL)
13:10

13:30

14:30
Closing Session

Lunch break

Visit of the facilities
Newton2

S4.2.1:   Ground Arrays and feeds II 
09:00 Quad-Mode Antenna for Hemispherical Field-of-View Coverage
1Prinsloo D.S.; 1Meyer, P.; 2Ivashina, M.V.; 2Maaskant, R. 
1Stellenbosch University, 2Chalmers University of Technology 

09:25 Novel 11 meter S-/X-/K-Band Remote Sensing Ground Station Antenna 
Lagerweij G.
VERTEX ANTENNENTECHNIK GmbH

09:50  A Compact Coaxial Dual-Band Feed for Simultaneous S-/X-Band Operation and Dual-Band Monopulse Tracking Capability 
1Conradin D.; 1Hörmann, H.;  2Poignand, H.; 
1MIRAD microwave AG,  2MIRAD systems S.A.


10:15  Mission of the First Iranian-Engineered Single Dish Radio Telescope: Observing Hydrogen Line 
1Bahari N.; 1,2Ebrahimi, A.;  1,2Al Iakbarian H K.N.; 1Shakiba H.; 1Haddadi, A.;  1,2Fallahzadeh M.; 1Nourian, R.; 1Karami, S.; 3Nourian, A.; 1,2Karimi, H.; 1Radiom, S.
1Iran Space Research Center, KN. Toosi Univ. of Technology, 3GonbadMina Plantarium, Nosazi Abasabad Co, Tehran Municipality
 

10:40 A New Smooth-Walled Feed Horn Operating Between 780 - 1000 GHz 
1Hector A. 2Yassin, G. 3Ellison, B.; 4Leech, J.; 3Henry, M. 
1University of Oxford/STFC, 2RAL Space Department,  3STFC, Rutherford Appleton Laboratory Space Department, 4University of Oxford

   
11:05  Coffee break
 
S4.2.2:   Enabling technologies  
11:25 Wireless Power Transfer for Space Applications 
Visser H.J.; Keyrouz, S.
Eindhoven University 

11:50  Millimetrewave Inter-satellite Links for High Bit Rate Bursts 
Perry P.; Gutierrez, F.; Barry, L. 
Dublin City University 

12:15  Equivalent Norton Circuit Model for Photo-Conductive Antennas 
Carluccio G.; Garufo, A.; Llobart N.; Neto, A. 
Delft University of Technology

12:40  Quasi-optical components for tracking asteroids, plasma fusion and diagnostics 
1Bongers W.; 2Dugin N.; 3Petelin M.; 4Kasparek W.; 5van’t Klooster K.; 6Thumm K.
1Dutch Institute for Fundamental Energy Research, 2NIRFI, Nizhny Novgorod, 3IAP, Nizhny Novgorod, 4Stuttgart University, ESA/ESTEC, 6KIT Karlsruhe

   
13:10  Closing Session
 
13:30


Lunch break
 
14:30  Visit of the facilities


List of posters (Poster Session on Tuesday at 16:20)

 P01

Transmission Properties of Sub-wavelength Planar Fractals for THz Wavelengths
1 Zhang J.; 2Ade P. ; 3Tucker C.; 4Savini G.;  5Zhao G.

1Anglia Ruskin University, 2 School of Physics and Astronomy, Cardiff University, 3 Optical Science Laboratory, Physics and Astronomy Department, University College London, 4 Capital Normal University, Beijing Lab of THz Spectroscopy and Imaging

P02

A new RF Beamforming Network based on continuous phase shifting for Ka Band Satellite on the Move Terminals

1Alessandro S.; 1De Bilio  M.C.; 2Pomona I. ; 3Coco S.; 3Bavetta G.; 4Laudani, A.

1SELEX ES, 2RF System Engineer Consultant, 3DIEEI, University of Catania, 4 Department of Engineering, Roma Tre University Roma

P03

Millimeter Wave Amplitude Comparison Monopulse Using a Waveguide Rotman Lens

Christie S.J.

Arralis Ltd.

P04

Recent developments in the electromagnetic data exchange

1 Mioc F.; 2 Sabbadini M.; 3 Frandsen P.E.; 4Dirix M.; 5Del Muto M.; 6Bandinelli M.

1MVI, 2ESA, 3TICRA, 4RWT Aachen University, 5StepOver, 6IDS

P05

Increasing the TRL of an L band Retrodirective array for Type Approved SATCOM applications

Buchanan N.; Fusco V.

Queens University Belfast 

P06

On Standardizing the Test Conditions for SOTM Testing and Type Approval

1Alazab M.; 2Raschke F.; 2Siegert G.;  2Del Galdo G.; 3Hartshorn D.; 3Robinson C.; 4Midthassel R.;  2Landmann M.                    

1Technische Universität Ilmenau, 2Fraunhofer Institute for Integrated Circuits IIS, 3 Global VSAT Forum,

 4 European Space Agency, ESTEC

P07

180 GHz On-Chip Antennas for Adaptive High-Speed Wireless Systems            

Klein B.; Hahnel R.; Seiler P.; Plettemeier D.

Technische Universität Dresden                  

P08

A Planar Wideband Wide-Scan Connected Array Loaded with Artificial Dielectric Layers

Syed W.; Cavallo D.; Thippur Shivamurthy H.; Neto A.

TU Delft

P09

A Variational Approach for Modeling Reflector Antenna Surface Distortions Based on Physical Optics Approximation 

1Haddadi A.; 2Taghikhani P.; 2Ghorbani A.

1Chalmers University, 2AmirKabir University of Technology             

P10

Characterization of the LiteBIRD telescope using physical optics simulation

Kimura K.; Inoue M.; Ogawa H.; Onishi T.

Osaka prefecture university              

P11

Investigating the Origin of Harmonics in a 230 GHz Local Oscillator

1Hector A.; 2Ellison B.; 1Yassin G.; 1Tan B.; 1Leech J.                 

1Department of Physics, University of Oxford, 2STFC, Rutherford Appleton Laboratory Space Department

P12

A Reduced Order Model for Antenna Analysis on Satellites   

1Righero M.; 1Francavilla M. A.; 1Giordanengo G.; 2Vipiana F.; 1Vecchi G.

1Istituto Superiore Mario Boella, 2Politecnico di Torino

P13

Wire Grid Antenna Integrated with Solar Cells for LEO Satellite Applications

Aliakbarian H.; Ghaderi P.; Sadeghzadeh R.

K.N.Toosi Univ. of Technology

P14

Dual-band Dual-polarization LP to CP reflectors and their applications  in Spaceborne Antennas      

1Goussetis G. ;  2Fonseca N.J.G.; 3Legay H.; 3Bresciani D.; 1Tang W.; 3Chiniard R.; 4Mangenot C.

1Heriot-Watt University, 2Moltek Consultants for the European Space Agency, 3Thales Alenia Space , 4European Space Agency              

P15

Ultra-Light Multi-Shell Reflectors (pallet reflectors)

Ponroy E.P.

Airbus Defence and Space 

P16

Large and high precision Deployable Ultra-Light reflector for Very-High-Speed communications applications        

Ponroy E.P.

Airbus Defence and Space

P17

Applications of Hyperacuity to antenna systems

1Del-Rio C.; 1Lagunas A.; 2Dominguez O.; 1Moneo D.

1Universidad Publica de Navarra,  2Universidad del Pais Vasco

P18

Compact test range for millimeter-wave antennas   

1Shahid  S.; 2Bersanelli M.; 1Gentili G.; 2Mennella A.; 3Pagana E.; 4Stringhetti L.;

1Dept. of Electronics, Information and Bio-engineering, Politecnico di Milano,  2University of Milan - Dept. of Physics, 3RF Systems Consultant, 4INAF-IASF Milano

P19

Design study of a lightweight reflector for the space antenna

Reznik S.; Prosuntsov P.; Azarov A.

Bauman Moscow State Technical University 

P20

Phasing Properties of Printed Reflectarray Elements for Space Applications     

1I. Turer; 2Sevgi L.

1Turkish Aerospace Industries, TAI, 2Okan University 

P21

Dual-Band Polarization Diverse 4-Element Array for Satellite Applications

1Kyriacou G.; 1Koutinos A.G.; 1Ioannopoulos G.A.; 1Koukourlis C.S.; 1Chryssomallis  M.T.; 2Siakavara A.

1Democritus University of Thrace, 2Aristotle University of Thessaloniki

P22

Multiple Input Antenna with Polarization Diversity Design  Employing the Characteristic Mode Eigenanalysis.                             

1Kyriacou G.; 1Maximidis R.M.; 1Zekios C.; 2Peristerianos A.; 3Dervos K.

1Democritus University of Thrace, 2Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, 3National Technical University of Athens                             

P23

A Customized Reduced Size Antipodal Vivaldi Antenna for transmission of cryogenic backend digital data

Febvre P.; Abayaje F.

University Savoie Mont Blanc 

P24

Novel Planar Transmission Line Coupling Elements for Use in Deployable Antenna Systems

Thompson A.; Thompson M. S.

Eureco Technologies Ltd. 

P25

Modelling Isotropic Antennas in Outer Space using a Hybrid Technique

Simmons D.; Cools K.; Sewell P.

Electrical Systems and Optics Research Division, University of Nottingham

P26

GPU Accelerated Iterative Physical Optics Algorithm for the Modelling of Electrically Large Optics and Platforms

Pandolfo L.; De Vita P.; Bandinelli M.; Bercigli M.

IDS Ingegneria Dei Sistemi S.p.A. 

P27

Characterization of Multichroic Pixels for Advanced ACTPol

Crowley K.

Princeton University

P28

High Performance, Low Frequency, Corrugated Horns Fabricated from Foam

1Browne I.; 1Colclough A.; 1Maffei B.; 1Zerafa D.; 2Pisano G.

1The University of Manchester, 2Cardiff University

P29

Photonic Integrated Circuits for Millimeter-Wave Communications

Carpintero G.

Universidad Carlos III de Madrid

P30

Thermal Blanket with Low RF Reflectivity

1Pereira M.; 1Pereira C.; 2Fernandes C.;  2Silveirinha M.;  3Rolo L.        

1HPS Lda., Porto, Portugal, 2Instituto de Telecomunicações (IT), Lisboa, Portugal, 3ESA/ESTEC              

P31

DCS&GEOSAR, METEOSAT Third Generation (MTG), UHF and L-Band DRA Design, Test and Technology Overview

1Noschese P.; 1Cella Dedan A.; 1Trento R.; 1Piccinini G.; 1Cossu M.; 2Robert B.; 3Camacho A.; 3Diaz M.

1Thales Alenia Space Italia, 2Thales Alenia Space France, 3ESA/ESTEC              

P32

Design and Implementation of a Wideband Back-fire-feed-system for an S-band Cassegrain Antenna

1Böttcher M.; 1Bienek D.; 1Thibaut C.; 1Klemich K.; 1Klinkner S.; 1Lengowski M.; 2Mierzwiak K.; 2Mörz G.;  1Pahler A.; 2Riedel N.

1Institute of Space Systems, University of Stuttgart, 2ESA microwave service GMbH     

P33

Additive Manufactured RF components based on Stereo-lithography

De RijK E.; Favre M.; Billod M.; Macor A.; von Bieren A.

Swissto12

P34

A Q/V-band Antenna for Feeder Link Applications

1Zarrella G.; 1Proietti Zolla P.; 2Nathrath N.; 3Nöldeke C.; 4Philippou G.; 5Tschepe C.; 6Fasold D.; 6Strauss G.; 7Fonseca N.J.G.

1HPS GmbH, 2NTP Netzwerk Technischer Partner, 3Tesat-Spacecom GmbH & Co.KG, 4Cobham Technical Services, 5INVENT GmbH, 6Compensated Compact Test Range, 7ESTEC/ESA, Antenna and Sub-Millimetre Wave Section 

 

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