A new CubeSat design with reconfigurable multi-band radios for dynamic spectrum satellite communication networks

  title={A new CubeSat design with reconfigurable multi-band radios for dynamic spectrum satellite communication networks},
  author={Ian F. Akyildiz and Josep Miquel Jornet and Shuai Nie},
  journal={Ad Hoc Networks},
Deep-Learning-Based Resource Allocation for Multi-Band Communications in CubeSat Networks
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Performance Analysis of a Dual Terahertz/Ka Band Communication System for Satellite Mega-Constellations
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Terahertz Wireless Communications in Space
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