Transmission (modulation/PLL), signal processing (filtering) and power supply (DC/DC converter)   

Lecturer

- Prof. Damien Prêle - UPD

Telecoms: Basics of source and channel coding. Channel capacity. Basics of digital modulation and demodulation. Practical case of transmissions from space instruments

Antennas, Microwaves: Basics of guided waves and antenna theory. Antenna pattern, gain, and impedance. Friis formula of radio link budget. Practical antennas and arrays for space instruments. Up and down conversion for signal transmission. Heterodyne detection. Receiver and system equivalent noise temperature. Critical microwave emitters and receivers technologies for space instruments up to sub-millimeter wavelengths.

Lecturer:

- Prof. Alain Maestrini - OBSPM

Space thermal environment, heat sources, thermal transfer processes (conduction, convection and radiation), Heat equation, Fourier's law, black body radiation, Stefan-Boltzmann law, emissivity and absorptivity, Kirchhoff's law of thermal radiation, thermal design and control of satellites, forced convection, introduction to finite element methods.

Lecturer:

- Prof. Buey