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Research Article Volume 4 Issue 6

Analysis of Different Topologies Available When Designing a Power System for Nano-satellites

Mohammed Bekhti*

Algerian Space Agency, Centre for Satellites Development, Research Department in Space Instrumentation, Algeria

*Corresponding Author: Mohammed Bekhti, Algerian Space Agency, Centre for Satellites Development, Research Department in Space Instrumentation, Algeria.

Received: January 11, 2022; Published: May 30, 2022


One of the basic problems in making nano-satellites is the scarcity of power due to the available area. By their nature, nano-satellites cannot carry large areas of solar panels. However, their radio transmitters require just as much power as those of small satellites such as microsatellites if they are to be received by a ground station of the same size. Nano-satellites must have extremely efficient power systems while using low power consumption processors and payloads. Also, the batteries must have a high energy density if they are to fit inside the nano-satellite tight volume available.

Keywords: Electrical Power System; Direct Energy Transfer; Battery Charge Regulator; Battery Discharge Regulator; Shunt Regulator


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Citation: Mohammed Bekhti. “Analysis of Different Topologies Available When Designing a Power System for Nano-satellites". Acta Scientific Computer Sciences 4.6 (2022): 03-07.


Copyright: © 2022 Mohammed Bekhti. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.


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