Special Issue "Satellite Communication"
A special issue of Remote Sensing (ISSN 2072-4292).
Deadline for manuscript submissions: 31 December 2020.
Interests: wireless communications; signal processing; satellite and UAV communications; radar systems; the Internet-of-Things over satellite
With the increasing ubiquity of digital connectivity, our daily lives are becoming vitally dependent on swift access to the global network. No matter what business or activity we are running, having a broadband and reliable Internet access has become a necessity for modern economy. While most urbanized areas are well covered by broadband terrestrial cellular networks (4G and the upcoming 5G), the vast remote and regional areas still lack the adequate infrastructure for enabling digital transformation. With the recent advancement in satellite communication and the reduced launching costs, a whole paradigm is opened to fill the vast gap left by the limitations of terrestrial networks.
This Special Issue aims at bringing together multiple facets of next-generation satellite communication networks, systems and applications. In particular, it presents the recent developments in the fields of the Internet-of-Things over satellite, broadband satellite access, and the integration of next-generation terrestrial networks (5G) with satellite and UAV networks. To address these fields, the covered scope includes: shared spectrum access, antenna design, novel communication system architecture, the use of machine learning techniques for better satellite communications, intersatellite links, satellite optical links, interference mitigation, quantum key distribution, RF and electronics systems, signal processing algorithms, and satellite communication security.
Dr. Akram Al-Hourani
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