Francesco Branz, Ph.D.
Francesco Branz, Ph.D.
Department of Information Engineering, University of Padova
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Active space debris removal by a hybrid propulsion module
LT DeLuca, F Bernelli, F Maggi, P Tadini, C Pardini, L Anselmo, M Grassi, ...
Acta Astronautica 91, 20-33, 2013
Modelling and control of double-cone dielectric elastomer actuator
F Branz, A Francesconi
Smart Materials and Structures 25 (9), 095040, 2016
Asteroid origins satellite (AOSAT) I: an on-orbit centrifuge science laboratory
J Lightholder, A Thoesen, E Adamson, J Jakubowski, R Nallapu, ...
Acta Astronautica 133, 81-94, 2017
Active debris multi-removal mission concept based on hybrid propulsion
P Tadini, U Tancredi, M Grassi, L Anselmo, C Pardini, A Francesconi, ...
Acta Astronautica 103, 26-35, 2014
2d close-range navigation sensor for miniature cooperative spacecraft
F Sansone, F Branz, A Francesconi, M Barbetta, MG Pelizzo
IEEE Transactions on Aerospace and Electronic Systems 50 (1), 160-169, 2014
Flexible Electromagnetic Leash Docking system (FELDs) experiment from design to microgravity testing
D Petrillo, M Buonomo, A Cavinato, F Chiariotti, M Gaino, F Branz, ...
66Th International Astronautical Congress, IAC-15 E 2, 2015
ARCADE-R2 experiment on board BEXUS 17 stratospheric balloon
M Barbetta, A Boesso, F Branz, A Carron, L Olivieri, J Prendin, ...
CEAS Space Journal 7 (3), 347-358, 2015
Survivability to hypervelocity impacts of electrodynamic tape tethers for deorbiting spacecraft in LEO
A Francesconi, C Giacomuzzo, F Branz, EC Lorenzini
6th European Conference on Space Debris 723, 2013
Active space debris removal by hybrid engine module
L DE LUCA, F BERNELLI ZAZZERA, F Maggi, P Tadini, C Pardini, ...
63rd International Astronautical Congress (IAC), 2660-2673, 2012
Morphing electroadhesive interface to manipulate uncooperative objects
L Savioli, G Sguotti, A Francesconi, F Branz, J Krahn, C Menon
Sensors and Smart Structures Technologies for Civil, Mechanical, and …, 2014
Proximity relative navigation sensors for small-scale spacecraft and drones
F Sansone, L Olivieri, F Branz, A Francesconi
International Astronautical Congress, 2015
Soft-Docking System for Capture of Irrecularly Shaped, Uncontrolled Space Objects
F Branz, L Savioli, A Francesconi, F Sansone, J Krahn, C Menon
6th European Conference on Space Debris 723, 2013
Active removal of large massive objects by hybrid propulsion module
LT DeLuca, M Lavagna, F Maggi, P Tadini, C Pardini, L Anselmo, ...
5th European Conference for Aeronautics and Space Sciences (EUCASS), Munich …, 2013
Kinematics and control of redundant robotic arm based on dielectric elastomer actuators
F Branz, A Antonello, A Carron, R Carli, A Francesconi
Electroactive Polymer Actuators and Devices (EAPAD) 2015 9430, 943023, 2015
Conceptual design of small spacecraft docking mechanism actuated by electroactive polymers
L Olivieri, F Branz, L Savioli, A Francesconi
Proc. 2nd IAA Conference on University Satellites Missions and Cubesat …, 2013
Innovative technologies for non-cooperative targets close inspection and grasping
F Branz, L Savioli, F Sansone, A Francesconi
Proceedings of the 63rd international astronautical congress, Naples, 1-5, 2012
Low-cost relative navigation sensors for miniature spacecraft and drones
F Sansone, A Francesconi, L Olivieri, F Branz
2015 IEEE Metrology for Aerospace (MetroAeroSpace), 389-394, 2015
Experimental evaluation of a Dielectric Elastomer robotic arm for space applications
F Branz, A Francesconi
Acta Astronautica 133, 324-333, 2017
Active space debris removal by hybrid rocket propulsion
LT DeLuca
Proceedings of the 2nd European Workshop on Active Debris Removal, 2012
Cubesat mission concept for tethered electromagnetic docking demonstration
L Olivieri, R Mantellato, F Branz, F Sansone, A Cavinato, M Gaino, ...
Tartu Conference on Space Science and Technology, 2014
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