Publications

Found 270 results
2020
R. Joy Aniceto, 100 Gbps optical coherent modem for low earth orbit optical inter-satellite links, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2020.
C. B. Payne, Auroral arc detection using a COTS spectral photometer for the Auroral Emission Radio Explorer (AERO) CubeSat Mission, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2020.
P. K. Dave, Autonomous Navigation of Distributed Spacecraft using Intersatellite Laser Communications, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2020.
P. Pereira, Garcia, M., Schroeder, M., Caldelas, H., Lindsay, C., Choi, A., Pfrang, K., Gagnon, A., Meredith, A., McKeen, P., Clark, J., Murphy, T., Baber, S., Khan, S., Miller, A., Velez, G., Campbell, M., Coray, J., Koldada, J., Tran, T., Austin, S., Louthain, A., Wells, T., Kabir, M., Sit, E., Haughwout, C., and Cahoy, K., BeaverCube: Coastal Imaging with VIS/LWIR CubeSats, in 34th AIAA/USU Conference on Small Satellites, 2020.
P. do Vale Pereira, Hunwardsen, M. T., and Cahoy, K., Characterization of laser thermal loading on microelectromechanical systems-based fast steering mirror in vacuum, Optical Engineering, vol. 59, p. 1, 2020.
Y. Xin, Coronagraphic data post-processing using projections on instrumental modes, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2020.
G. Allan, Kang, I., Douglas, E. S., N'Diaye, M., Barbastathis, G., and Cahoy, K., Deep neural networks to improve the dynamic range of Zernike phase-contrast wavefront sensing in high-contrast imaging systems, in Space Telescopes and Instrumentation 2020: Optical, Infrared, and Millimeter Wave, 2020, vol. 11443, p. 189.
G. Allan, Kang, I., Douglas, E. S., Barbastathis, G., and Cahoy, K., Deep residual learning for low-order wavefront sensing in high-contrast imaging systems, Optics Express, vol. 28, p. 26267, 2020.
P. Grenfell, Serra, P., Cierny, O., Kammerer, W., Gunnison, G., Kusters, J., Payne, C., Cahoy, K., Clark, M., Ritz, T., Coogan, D., Conklin, J., Mayer, D., Stupl, J., and Hanson, J., Design and Prototyping of a Nanosatellite Laser Communications Terminal for the Cubesat Laser Infrared CrosslinK (CLICK) B/C Mission, in 34th AIAA/USU Conference on Small Satellites, 2020.
N. Belsten, Payne, C., Serra, P., Cahoy, K., Lind, F., Knapp, M., Erickson, P., and Robey, F., Design and Verification of a Clock System for Orbital Radio Interferometry, in 34th AIAA/USU Conference on Small Satellites, 2020.
G. Gunnison, Development of the Electronics Architecture for a Compact Lasercom Fine-Pointing System, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2020.
P. W. Grenfell, GNSS-Based Relative Navigation for LEO Nanosatellite Laser Communications, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2020.
E. Uzo-Okoro, Haughwout, C., Kiley, E., Dahl, M., and Cahoy, K., Ground-Based 1U CubeSat Robotic Assembly Demonstration, in 34th AIAA/USU Conference on Small Satellites, 2020.
L. Pogorelyuk, Delacroix, C., de Xivry, G. Orban, Cahoy, K., and N. Kasdin, J., Incorporating adaptive optics controls history in post-processing of ground-based coronagraph models, in Adaptive Optics Systems VII, 2020, vol. 11448, p. 132.
F. A. Fogle, Liquid Lens Beam Steering and Environmental Testing for the Miniature Optical Steered Antenna for Inter-satellite Communication, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2020.
M. Schroeder, Womack, C., and Gagnon, A., Maneuver Planning for Demonstration of a Low-Thrust Electric Propulsion System, in 34th AIAA/USU Conference on Small Satellites, 2020.
R. Morgan, Optical Modeling, Alignment, and Testing for the Deformable Mirror Demonstration Mission (DeMi) CubeSat Payload, in 34th AIAA/USU Conference on Small Satellites, 2020.
R. Morgan, Optical Modeling and Validation for the Deformable Mirror Demonstration Mission, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2020.
E. E. Uzo-Okoro, Manandhar, P., Erkel, D., Dahl, M., Kiley, E., Deweck, O., and Cahoy, K., Optimization of on-orbit robot assembly of small satellites, in Accelerating Space Commerce, Exploration, and New Discovery Conference, ASCEND 2020, 2020.
S. Leroy, Fitzgerald, R., Cahoy, K., Abel, J., and Clark, J., Orbital Maintenance of a Constellation of CubeSats for Internal Gravity Wave Tomography, IEEE Journal of Selected Topics in Applied Earth Observations and Remote Sensing, vol. 13, pp. 307–317, 2020.
R. De Freitas Bart, Reusability Analysis for Lunar Landers, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2020.
K. S. Chun, Shape Memory Alloy Rotary Actuator for CubeSat Deployable Structures, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2020.
R. Diez, Jorge, F., Cahoy, K., and Collier, P., SpaceVPX/FMC for Electronics Standardization and Modularity in High-Performance SmallSat Architectures, in 34th AIAA/USU Conference on Small Satellites, 2020.
O. Cierny, Serra, P., Kammerer, W., Grenfell, P., Gunnison, G., Kusters, J., Payne, C., Pereira, Pdo Vale, Cahoy, K., Ritz, T., Conklin, J., Mayer, D., Stupl, J., and Hanson, J., Testing of the CubeSat Laser Infrared CrosslinK (CLICK-A) Payload, in 34th AIAA/USU Conference on Small Satellites, 2020.
W. Kammerer, Thermoelastic Modeling of the CubeSat Laser Infrared CrosslinK (CLICK) Payloads, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2020.
P. Pereira, Holden, B., Morgan, R., Gubner, J., Murphy, T., Haughwout, C., Allan, G., Xin, Y., Kammerer, W., Cahoy, K., Douglas, E., Merk, J., Egan, M., and Furesz, G., Thermomechanical design and testing of the Deformable Mirror Demonstration Mission (DeMi) CubeSat, in 34th AIAA/USU Conference on Small Satellites, 2020.
2019
A. B. Crews, Calibration and validation for CubeSat Microwave Radiometers, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2019.
A. Aguilar, Characterization of commercial step-down converter performance in the low Earth orbit radiation environment, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2019.
D. C. Reynolds, Control-structure interaction mitigation for NASA's Gateway, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2019.
W. Grunwald, Decentralized On-board Planning and Scheduling for Crosslink-enabled Earth-observing Constellations, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2019.
M. Melendrez Contreras, Design, Analysis, and Control of a Nitinol Shape Memory Alloy Rotary Actuator for Spacecraft Deployable Structures, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2019.
R. O. Geykhman, The Effect of Differential Color Refraction on Astrometric Observations of Solar System Bodies and Earth Satellites from Ground-Based Optical Telescopes, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2019.
P. do Vale Pereira, Folded Lightweight Actuated Position System (FLAPS) for CubeSat Deployables, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2019.
R. J. Aniceto, Milanowski, R., McClure, S., Aguilar, A., Moro, S., Miller, E. D., Cahoy, K., Nicholson, N., and Greene, D., Heavy Ion radiation assessment of a 100G/200G commercial optical coherent DSP ASIC, in Free-Space Laser Communications XXXI, 2019.
A. B. Crews, Cahoy, K., Blackwell, W., R. Leslie, V., Osaretin, I., DiLiberto, M., Milstein, A., and Grant, M., Initial Radiance Validation of On-orbit MicroMAS-2A Data, in 2019 United States National Committee of URSI National Radio Science Meeting (USNC-URSI NRSM), 2019.
E. S. Douglas, Males, J. R., Clark, J., Guyon, O., Lumbres, J., Marlow, W., and Cahoy, K., Laser Guide Star for Large Segmented-aperture Space Telescopes. I. Implications for Terrestrial Exoplanet Detection and Observatory Stability, The Astronomical Journal, vol. 157, p. 36, 2019.
E. Clements, Mendenhall, J., Caplan, D., and Cahoy, K., Lasercom Uncertainty Modeling and Optimization Simulation (LUMOS): A Statistical Approach to Risk-Tolerant Systems Engineering for Small Satellites, JoSS, vol. 08, pp. 815–836, 2019.
R. M. Fitzgerald and Cahoy, K., Localized In-Situ Density Measurement in Low Earth Orbit via Drag Torque Estimation, Journal of Spacecraft and Rockets, vol. 56, pp. 1564–1579, 2019.
R. E. Morgan, Douglas, E. S., Allan, G. W., Bierden, P., Chakrabarti, S., Cook, T., Egan, M., Furesz, G., Gubner, J. N., Groff, T. D., Haughwout, C. A., Holden, II., B., Mendillo, C. B., Ouellet, M., do Vale Pereira, P., Stein, A. J., Thibault, S., Wu, X., Xin, Y., and Cahoy, K., MEMS Deformable Mirrors for Space-Based High-Contrast Imaging, Micromachines, vol. 10, p. 366, 2019.
B. Holden, II., Onboard distributed replanning for crosslinked small satellite constellations, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2019.
P. C. Serra and Conklin, J. W., On-Chip System for Fast, High Range, High Precision Measurements of Delays, IEEE Transactions on Instrumentation and Measurement, pp. 1–1, 2019.
P. Serra, Cierny, O., Diez, R., Grenfell, P., Gunnison, G., Kammerer, W., Kusters, J., Payne, C., Murphy, J., Sevigny, T., Do, P., Pereira, V., Yenchesky, L., Cahoy, K., Clark, M., Ritz, T., Coogan, D., Conklin, J., Mayer, D., Hanson, J., and Stupl, J., Optical Communications Crosslink Payload Prototype Development for the Cubesat Laser Infrared CrosslinK (CLICK) Mission, in 33rd Annual AIAA/USU Conference on Small Satellites, 2019.
L. Yenchesky, Cierny, O., Grenfell, P., Kammerer, W., Do, P., Periera, V., Sevigny, T., and Cahoy, K., Optomechanical Design and Analysis for Nanosatellite Laser Communications, in 33rd Annual AIAA/USU Conference on Small Satellites, 2019.
L. Yenchesky, Grenfell, P., LaRocca, M., and Cahoy, K., Optomechanical Design for CubeSat Laser Infrared Crosslinks, in AIAA Scitech 2019 Forum, 2019.
L. K. Yenchesky, Optomechanical Design for CubeSat Laser Infrared Crosslinks, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2019.
J. D. Schiller, Radio frequency interference and risk of damage for satellite servicing missions, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2019.
A. A. Knoedler, Reciprocity-enhanced time-division multiplexed optical switching with spatial diversity for free-space optical communication links, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2019.
A. Aguilar, Butler, P., Collins, J., Guerster, M., Kristinsson, B., McKeen, P., Cahoy, K., and Crawley, E. F., Tradespace Exploration of the Next Generation Communication Satellites, in AIAA Scitech 2019 Forum, 2019.
A. Carlton, Pich, Mde Soria- S., Kim, W., Jun, I., and Cahoy, K., Using the Galileo Solid-State Imaging Instrument as a Sensor of Jovian Energetic Electrons, IEEE Transactions on Nuclear Science, vol. 66, pp. 255–261, 2019.
2018
A. D. Marinan, Hein, A. G., Lee, Z. T., Carlton, A. K., Cahoy, K., Milstein, A., Shields, M., DiLiberto, M., and Blackwell, W. J., Analysis of the Microsized Microwave Atmospheric Satellite (MicroMAS) Communications Anomaly, JoSS, p. 17, 2018.
T. Nguyen, Cahoy, K., and Marinan, A., Attitude Determination for Small Satellites with Infrared Earth Horizon Sensors, Journal of Spacecraft and Rockets, pp. 1-10, 2018.
T. Nguyen, Cahoy, K., and Quadrino, M. K., Attitude determination using earth horizon sensors, 2018.
A. B. Crews, Blackwell, B., Leslie, V., Cahoy, K., DiLiberto, M., Milstein, A., Osaretin, I., and Grant, M., Calibration and validation of small satellite passive microwave radiometers: MicroMAS-2A and TROPICS, in Active and Passive Microwave Remote Sensing for Environmental Monitoring II, 2018.
A. B. Crews, Blackwell, B., Leslie, V., Grant, M., and Cahoy, K., Calibration of Small Satellite Microwave Radiometers using the Community Radiative Transfer Model (CRTM), 2018.
J. R. Clark, Carlton, A., Douglas, E. S., Males, J. R., Lumbres, J., Feinberg, L., Guyon, O., Marlow, W., and Cahoy, K., Capabilities of a Laser Guide Star for a Large Segmented Space Telescope, in American Astronomical Society Meeting Abstracts \#231, 2018, vol. 231, p. \#419.08.
A. Kelly Carlton, Characterizing high-energy electrons in space using science imagers, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2018.
G. Allan, Douglas, E. S., Barnes, D., Egan, M., Furesz, G., Grunwald, W., Gubner, J., Haughwout, C., Holden, II., B., do Vale Pereira, P., and , The deformable mirror demonstration mission (DeMi) CubeSat: optomechanical design validation and laboratory calibration, in Proc. SPIE, 2018, vol. 10698, p. 1069857.
W. Grunwald, Holden, II., B., Barnes, D., Allan, G., Mehrle, N., Douglas, E. S., and Cahoy, K., DeMi Payload Progress Update and Adaptive Optics (AO) Control Comparisons - Meeting Space AO Requirements on a CubeSat, in American Astronomical Society Meeting Abstracts \#231, 2018, vol. 231, p. 402.04.
C. Alexander Haughwout, Electronics development for the Deformable Mirror Demonstration Mission (DeMi), Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2018.
T. Nguyen, Morgan, E., Vanderspek, R., Levine, A., Kephart, M., Francis, J., Zapetis, J., Cahoy, K., and Ricker, G., Fine-pointing performance and corresponding photometric precision of the Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite, Journal of Astronomical Telescopes, Instruments, and Systems, vol. 4, p. 1, 2018.
T. Nguyen, Fine-pointing system development and photometric precision assessment for the transiting exoplanet survey satellite, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2018.
R. Wallace Kingsbury, Riesing, K. Michelle, Cahoy, K., Nguyen, T., and Caplan, D. O., FREE-SPACE OPTICAL COMMUNICATION MODULE FOR SMALL SATELLITES, 2018.
S. B Gaudi, Mennesson, B., Seager, S., Cahoy, K., Clarke, J., Domagal-Goldman, S., Feinberg, L., Guyon, O., Kasdin, J., Marois, C., and , The Habitable Exoplanet Observatory (HabEx), in Space Telescopes and Instrumentation 2018: Optical, Infrared, and Millimeter Wave, 2018, vol. 10698, p. 106980P.
R. J. Diez, High-Performance Electronic Systems for Complex LEO Missions, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2018.
C. Payne, Aguilar, A., Barnes, D., Diez, R., Kusters, J., Grenfell, P., Aniceto, R., and Sackier, C., Integration and Testing of the Nanosatellite Optical Downlink Experiment, in Annual AIAA/USU Conference on Small Satellites, 2018.
P. Dave and Cahoy, K., Laser Communication Crosslinks for Satellite Autonomous Navigation, 2018.
C. Payne, Cahoy, K., Cziczo, D., Conklin, J., Hart, M., Kirchengaast, G., and , Laser Crosslink Atmospheric Sounder to Investigate the Effects of Deep Convection on Ozone, 2018.
J. Lumbres, Males, J., Douglas, E., Close, L., Guyon, O., Cahoy, K., Carlton, A., Clark, J., Doelman, D., Feinberg, L., Knight, J., Marlow, W., Miller, K., Morzinski, K., Por, E., Rodack, A., Schatz, L., Snik, F., Van Gorkom, K., and Wilby, M., Modeling coronagraphic extreme wavefront control systems for high contrast imaging in ground and space telescope missions, in Adaptive Optics Systems VI, 2018, vol. 10703, p. 107034Z.
O. Č. ierny and Cahoy, K., On-orbit beam pointing calibration for nanosatellite laser communications, Optical Engineering, vol. 58, p. 1, 2018.
J. R. Clark and Cahoy, K., Optical Detection of Lasers with Near-term Technology at Interstellar Distances, The Astrophysical Journal, vol. 867, p. 97, 2018.
D. Barnes, Optomechanical design, analysis, and testing of the nanosatellite optical downlink experiment, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2018.
R. McCrea Fitzgerald, Path calibration algorithms for many-aperture fiber-linked broadband hypertelescopes, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2018.
J. Gubner, Allan, G., Douglas, E., and Cahoy, K., Payload Integration and Testing of the Deformable Mirror Demonstration Mission (DeMi) CubeSat, 2018.
A. Kitrell Kennedy, Planning and scheduling for earth-observing small satellite constellations, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2018.
M. J. Long, Pointing acquisition and tracking design and analysis for CubeSat Laser communication, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2018.
K. Michelle Riesing, Portable optical ground stations for satellite communication, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2018.
E. Baker Clements, Probabilistic methods for systems engineering with application to nanosatellite laser communications, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2018.
A. B. Crews, Cahoy, K., Blackwell, W., Leslie, V., Osaretin, I., DiLiberto, M., Milstein, A., and Grant, M., Radiance Validation of Small Satellite Microwave Radiometers using the Community Radiative Transfer Model (CRTM), 2018.
K. M. Riesing, Yoon, H., and Cahoy, K., Rapid telescope pointing calibration: a quaternion-based solution using low-cost hardware, Journal of Astronomical Telescopes, Instruments, and Systems, vol. 4, p. 034002, 2018.
K. Michelle Riesing, Yoon, H., and Cahoy, K., Satellite tracking with a portable telescope and star camera, 2018.
G. W. Allan, Simulation and testing of wavefront reconstruction algorithms for the deformable mirror (DeMi) cubesat, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2018.
W. Q. Lohmeyer, Aniceto, R. J., Cahoy, K., and Carlton, A., Solar array degradation on geostationary communications satellites: the quantification of annual degradation and degradation over solar proton events, International Journal of Space Science and Engineering, vol. 5, pp. 61-81, 2018.
R. Geykhman and Cahoy, K., Spectroscopic measurements of asteroids allow mitigation of differential color refraction effects on ground-based astrometry and orbit prediction accuracy, in Ground-based and Airborne Instrumentation for Astronomy VII, 2018, vol. 10702, p. 107024U.
R. Morgan, Douglas, E., Cahoy, K., Morzinski, K., Close, L., and Males, J., Surveying the Epsilon Eridani system Using MagAO, in Proc SPIE, 2018, p. 96.
A. Carlton, Morgan, R., Lohmeyer, W., and Cahoy, K., Telemetry Fault-Detection Algorithms: Applications for Spacecraft Monitoring and Space Environment Sensing, Journal of Aerospace Information Systems, vol. 15, pp. 239-252, 2018.
A. Aguilar, Diez, R., Serra, P., Clark, J., and Cahoy, K., Time-To-Digital Converter vs. Analog-To-Digital Converter and Matched Filter Performance in Nanosatellite Optical Receivers, 2018.
R. Aniceto, Milanowski, R., Moro, S., Hall, N., Vermeire, B., Shields, J., and Cahoy, K., Total Ionizing Dose Assessment of a Commercial 200V PMOSFET, in 2018 IEEE Nuclear & Space Radiation Effects Conference (NSREC 2018), 2018.
J. Louis Menezes, Use of isoperformance, constraint programming, and mixed integer linear programing for architecture tradespace exploration of passive Optical Earth Observation Systems, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2018.
T. Currie, Belikov, R., Guyon, O., N Kasdin, J., Marois, C., Marley, M., Cahoy, K., McElwain, M., Bendek, E., Kuchner, M., and , Using Ground-Based Telescopes to Mature Key Technologies and Advance Science for Future NASA Exoplanet Direct Imaging Missions, arXiv preprint arXiv:1803.05453, 2018.
E. S. Douglas, Mendillo, C. B., Cook, T. A., Cahoy, K., and Chakrabarti, S., Wavefront sensing in space: flight demonstration II of the PICTURE sounding rocket payload, Journal of Astronomical Telescopes, Instruments, and Systems, vol. 4, p. 019003, 2018.
E. S. Douglas, Carlton, A. K., Cahoy, K., N. Kasdin, J., Turnbull, M., and Macintosh, B., WFIRST coronagraph technology requirements: status update and systems engineering approach, in Modeling, Systems Engineering, and Project Management for Astronomy VIII, 2018, vol. 10705, p. 1070526.
E. S. Douglas, Cahoy, K., Carlton, A., Macintosh, B., Turnbull, M., Kasdin, J., and Teams, W. F. I. R. S. T. Coronagrap, WFIRST: Update on the Coronagraph Science Requirements, in American Astronomical Society Meeting Abstracts \#231, 2018, vol. 231, p. 355.14.
2017
M. C. Pasqual and Cahoy, K., Active Polarimetric Measurements for Identification and Characterization of Space Debris, IEEE Transactions on Aerospace and Electronic Systems, vol. 53, pp. 2706-2717, 2017.
Z. Thomas Lee, CubeSat constellation implementation and management using differential drag, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2017.
E. S. Douglas, Bendek, E., Marinan, A., Belikov, R., Merck, J., and Cahoy, K., The DeMi CubeSat: Wavefront Control with a MEMS Deformable Mirror in Space, in American Astronomical Society Meeting Abstracts, 2017, vol. 229, p. 146.23.
E. S. Douglas, Allan, G., Barnes, D., Figura, J. S., Haughwout, C. A., Gubner, J. N., Knoedler, A. A., LeClair, S., Murphy, T. J., Skouloudis, N., Merck, J., Opperman, R. A., and Cahoy, K., Design of the deformable mirror demonstration CubeSat (DeMi), in Society of Photo-Optical Instrumentation Engineers (SPIE) Conference Series, 2017, vol. 10400, p. 1040013.
S. T. Lai, Martinez-Sanchez, M., Cahoy, K., Thomsen, M. F., Shprits, Y., Lohmeyer, W., and Wong, F. K., Does Spacecraft Potential Depend on the Ambient Electron Density?, IEEE Transactions on Plasma Science, vol. 45, pp. 2875-2884, 2017.
K. Cahoy, Marley, M. S., and Fortney, J., Erratum:``Exoplanet Albedo Spectra and Colors as a Function of Planet Phase, Separation, and Metallicity''(2010, ApJ, 724, 189), The Astrophysical Journal, vol. 844, p. 89, 2017.
R. Joy Aniceto, Evaluation of the performance of coherent optical communications commercial DSP ASICs in low earth orbit radiation environments, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2017.
R. W. Kingsbury, Nguyen, T., Riesing, K., and Cahoy, K., Fast-steering solutions for cubesat-scale optical communications, in International Conference on Space Optics—{}ICSO 2014, 2017, vol. 10563, p. 105630G.

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