Publications

Advances in Mechanical Architectures of Large Precision Space Apertures
L Datashvili, N Maghaldadze, S Endler, J Pauw, P He, H Baier, A Ihle, ...
European Conference on Spacecraft Structures, Materials & Environmental ...

2014
Scalable – Innovative Scalable Large Deployable Antenna Reflector
A Ihle, L Datashvili, J Schmidt, D Hartmann, P Proietti Zolla, ...
European Conference on Spacecraft Structures, Materials & Environmental ...
2014
Derivation of Different Types of Antenna Reflectors from the Principle of Highly Flexible Structures
L Datashvili, H Baier
The 8th European Conference on Antennas and Propagation, The Hague, The ...
2014
Foldability of hinged-rod systems applicable to deployable space structures
L Datashvili
CEAS Space Journal 5 (3-4), 157-168
2013
Large deployable reflectors for telecom and earth observation applications
L Scialino, A Ihle, M Migliorelli, N Gatti, L Datashvili, K van‘t Klooster, ...
CEAS Space Journal 5 (3-4), 125-146
2013
Large deployable telescopes—also for μm-wavelengths
H Baier, L Datashvili, S Endler, S Roose, Y Stockman, G Rodrigues
CEAS Space Journal 5 (3-4), 117-124
2013
Study of mechanical architectures of large deployable space antenna apertures: from design to tests
L Datashvili, S Endler, B Wei, H Baier, H Langer, M Friemel, N Tsignadze, ...
CEAS Space Journal 5 (3-4), 169-184
2013
In-Service Reconfigurable Antenna Reflector
J Brossier, L Schreider, S Depeyre, V Belloeil, L Datashvili
US Patent App. 13/857,925
2013
Design of a Morphing Skin Using Flexible Fiber Composites for Space-Reconfigurable Reflectors
L Datashvili, H Baier, B Wei, S Endler, LS Schreider
54th AIAA/ASME/ASCE/AHS/ASC Structures, Structural Dynamics, and Materials ...
2013
HIGH PRECISION LARGE SPACE STRUCTURES: CHALLENGES IN CABLE NETWORKS DESGIN
BIN WEI, D MAGNER, S ENDLER, H BAIER, L DATASHVILI
STRUCTURAL MEMBRANES 2013
2013
Foldability aspects of hinged-rod systems applicable to the deployable space structures
L Datashvili
Proc. of Large Deployable Antenna Workshop, Noordwijk
2012
Reflector technology trade-off for LDA on telecom and earth observation applications
L Scialino, M Migliorelli, N Gatti, E Breunig, A Ihle, L Datashvili, ...
34th ESA Antenna Workshop
2012
Smart and Nano Materials for performance enhancement of Space structures
H Baier, L Datashvili, S Rapp
Third International Conference on Smart Materials and Nanotechnology in ...
2012
Nano-fillers in fiber reinforced polymers for performance enhancement of satellite structures
S Endler, L Datashvili, H Baier, L Schreider
Proceedings of the ESA Structures Conference, Noordwijk, The Netherlands
2012
Large deployable reflector technologies for future European telecom and earth observation missions
A Ihle, E Breunig, L Datashvili, M Migliorelli, L Scialino, K van’t Klooster, ...
European Conference on Spacecraft Structures, Materials & Environmental ...
2012
Mechanical architectures of large precision space apertures
L Datashvili, H Baier, S Endler, B Wei, N Tsignadze
Proc. of European Conference on Spacecraft Structures, Materials and ...
2012
Cable web design for precision large deployable reflectors
B Wei, L Datashvili
Proceedings of the Workshop on Large Deployable Antennas
2012
Flexible fiber composites for space structures
L Datashvili, H Baier
Fiber Composite Structures, 605-640
2012
Active and Morphing Aerospace Structures-a Synthesis Between Advanced Materials, Structures and Mechanisms
H Baier, L Datashvili
International Journal of Aeronautical and Space Sciences 12 (3), 225-240
2011
Multi-scale Analysis of Structures Made of Triaxially Woven Fabric Composites with Stiff and Flexible Matrix Materials
LS Datashvili, H Baier, L da Rocha-Schmidt
& Proceedings 저널· 프로시딩즈| 기술보고서| 해외연구초록| Reference DB| 공학 ...
2011
Potential membrane technologies for in orbit reconfigurable reflector
S Depeyre, V Belloeil, P Lepeltier, L Schreider, L Datashvili, H Baier, ...
Proceedings of the ESA antenna workshop, Noordwijk
2010
Mechanical investigations of in-space-reconfigurable reflecting surfaces
L Datashvili, H Baier, B Wei, J Hoffman, E Wehrle, L Schreider, ...
Proceedings of the 32nd ESA Antenna Workshop on Antennas for Space ...
2010
Concepts for polarising sheets & “Dual-gridded” reflectors for circular polarisation
M Albani, P Balling, L Datashvili, G Gerini, P Ingvarson, K Pontoppidan, ...
ICECom, 2010 Conference Proceedings, 1-4
2010
Multifunctional and dimensionally stable flexible fibre composites for space applications
L Datashvili
Acta Astronautica 66 (7), 1081-1086
2010
Large Shell-Membrane Space Reflectors
L Datashvili, J Baier, H Wehrle, E., Kuhn, T., Hoffmann
51st AIAA/ASME/ASCE/AHS/ASC Structures, Structural Dynamics, and Materials ...
2010
Shape Morphing and Contol of Flexible Surfaces forAerospace Applications
H Baier, L Datashvili, S Rapp, J Hoffmann
International Scientific Conference on Advanced Lightweight Structures and ...
2009
Very large space antenna apertures for future earth observation missions
J Lorenzo, S Khureim-Castiglioni, E Labiole, Y Baudassé, L Datashvili, ...
antenna workshop
2009
Review and evaluation of the existing designs/technologies for space large deployable apertures
L Datashvili
International Scientific Conference on Advanced Lightweight Structures and ...
2009
Enhancing space satellite performance by integrating smart sensors and actuators for sensing and shape morphing
H Baier, L Datashvili, S Rapp
Second International Conference on Smart Materials and Nanotechnology in ...
2009
Multi Application Purpose SAR (MAPSAR) Mission–Ongoing Work During Phase B
JLB Bello, BA Dietrich, F Jochim, T Neff, L Datashvili
Simpósio Brasileiro de Sensoriamento Remoto, 14 (SBSR), 7235-7242
2009
Large membrane reflectors
L Datashvili, H Baier
Antennas and Propagation, 2009. EuCAP 2009. 3rd European Conference on, 580-584
2009
Mechanically reconfigurable and massively shape morphing space structures
H Baier, L Datashvili, J Hoffmann
Proceedings of the 11th European Spacecraft Structures, Materials and ...
2009
Charakterisierung Triaxialer C‐Faser‐Verstärkter Silikone und Epoxide
J Schimitschek, L Datashvili, H Baier
Verbundwerkstoffe: 17. Symposium Verbundwerkstoffe und Werkstoffverbunde ...
2009
Large porous antenna and spacecraft structures: Thermo-elastic and vibroacoustic modelling and effects and its verification via test.
A Ihle, T Ernst, L Datashvili, J Hoffmann, P Göransson
2009
Precision Deployable Shell-Membrane Antenna Reflector for Space Applications
L Datashvili, H Baier
Proceedings of the 59th International Astronautical Congress
2008
Multifunctional dimensionally stable flexible composite for space applications
L Datashvili
Proceedings of the 59th International Astronautical Congress
2008
Functional copper layers integrated into fiber composite structures for antenna reflectors
H Baier, L Datashvili, S Rapp
Metall 62 (10), 632
2008
2007 IEEE Institute-Wide Awards IEEE Electromagnetics Award
CE Baum
IEEE TRANSACTIONS ON ANTENNAS AND PROPAGATION 55 (12), 3375
2007
Smart membranes for aerospace applications
H Baier, L Datashvili, S Rapp
International Conference on Smart Materials and Nanotechnology in ...
2007
High precision large deployable space reflector based on pillow-effect-free technology
L Datashvili, H Baier, J Schimitschek, M Lang, M Huber
Proceedings 48th AIAA/ASME/ASCE/AHS/ASC Structures, Structural Dynamics, and ...
2007
Smart membranes for aerospace applications [6423-29]
H Baier, L Datashvili, S Rapp
PROCEEDINGS-SPIE THE INTERNATIONAL SOCIETY FOR OPTICAL ENGINEERING 6423 (1 ...
2007
Mechanical investigation of a multi-layer reflectarray for Ku-band space antennas
L Datashvili, H Baier, JA Encinar, H Legay
Aerospace science and technology 10 (7), 618-627
2006
The deployable precision flexible shell-membrane reflector SMART
H Baier, L Datashvili, N Nathrath
The European Conference on Antennas and Propagation: EuCAP 2006 626, 775
2006
Dual-polarization dual-coverage reflectarray for space applications
JA Encinar, LS Datashvili, JA Zornoza, M Arrebola, M Sierra-Castañer, ...
Antennas and Propagation, IEEE Transactions on 54 (10), 2827-2837
2006
INFLATION AND DEPLOYMENT SIMULATION OF RIGIDIZIBLE BEAM FOR LARGE DEPLOYABLE REFLECTORS
H Tan, M Lang, L Datashvili, H Baier
International Journal of Computational Methods 3 (02), 219-228
2006
Membranes and thin shells for space reflectors
L Datashvili, H Baier
Proceedings of Earth & Space, 5-8
2006
A new design variant of the large deployable space reflector
E Medzmariashvili, S Tserodze, N Tsignadze, M Sanikidze, L Datashivili, ...
Proceedings of Earth & Space
2006
Accuracy study of a space deployable antenna reflecting surface under 0G and 1G conditions
L Datashvili, M Lang, M Huber, H Baier
DGLR Jahrbuch Bd. III
2006
Dual-Polarization Dual-Coverage Reflectarray for Space Applications
LS J. A. Encinar, Datashvili, JA Zornoza, M Arrebola, M Sierra-Castañer, ...
2006
The MAPSAR Mission: objectives, design and status
R Schröder, J Puls, I Hajnsek, F Jochim, JL Bueso-Bello, L Datashvili, ...
EUSAR 2006
2006
Breadboard of a three-layer printed reflectarray for dual polarisation and dual coverage
JA Encinar, L Datashvili, H Baier, M Arrebola, M Sierra-Castaner, ...
Proc. 28th ESA Antenna Workshop on Space Antenna Systems and Techniques ...
2005
New concepts and reflecting materials for space borne large deployable reflector antennas
L Datashvili, N Nathrath, M Lang, H Baier, D Fasold, S Pellegrino, ...
28th ESA Antenna Workshop on Space Antenna Systems and Technologies 31
2005
Optimisation and experimental characterisation of functional hybrid material space structures
H Baier, L Datashvili, U Müller
Spacecraft Structures, Materials and Mechanical Testing 2005 581, 12
2005
Membranes for large and Precision deployable Reflectors
L Datashvili, M Lang, H Baier, T Sixt
Proc. of European Conference on Spacecraft Structures, Materials ...
2005
Technical assessment of high accuracy large space borne reflector antenna
H Baier, L Datashvili, N Nathrath, S Pellegrino
Final Report, Contract16757/02/NL/LvH/bj
2005
Technical Assessment of High Accuracy Large Space Borne Reflector Antenna (TAHARA)--Reflector Concepts Analysis. Report Ref: LLB-R-12/07/04-02D-01 (TAHARA), SOW: TOS-EEA/2003.101/CM-JSS, CCN 1 to ESA contract No.: 16757/02/NL/LvH/bj
L Datashvili, M Lang, C Zauner, H Baier, O Soykasap, LT Tan, A Kueh, ...
European Space Agency
2004
Design of a three-layer printed reflectarray for dual polarisation and dual coverage
JA Encinar, JA Zornoza, M Arrebola, L Datashvili, H Baier, H Legay, ...
27th ESA Antenna Workshop, Santiago de Compostela, Spain, 273-280
2004
Advanced reflector concepts
L Datashvili, M Lang, H Baier
Deutscher Luft-und Raumfahrtkongress 20 (25.09), 2004
2004
Technical assessment of high accuracy large space borne reflector antenna (TAHARA)-reflector concepts analysis
L Datashvili, M Lang, N Nathrath, C Zauner, H Baier, O Soykasap, LT Tan, ...
ESA/ESTEC
2004
Experimental demonstration of contoured beam reflectarrays for satellite applications
EM Frantz, L Datashvili, H Baier
2003
Building blocks of large deployable precision membrane reflectors
L Datashvili, H Baier
Proceedings of the 42nd AIAA/ASME structures, structural dynamics and ...
2001
Building blocks of large deployable precision membrane reflectors
H Baier, L Datashvili, Z Gogava, E Medzmariashvili, V Montuori
Proceedings of 42nd AIAA/ASME Structures, Structural Dynamics and Materials ...
2001
H. Baier, L. Datashvili, Z. Gogava, E. Medzmariashvili, V. Montuori
BBOFLDP REFLECTORS
AIAA SDM conference
2001
Large Deployable Antenna Reflectors
L Datashvili
Final report to ESA/ESTEC of consultancy contract, Structures Department
2000
Space experiment “reflector” on testing the large-scale deployable high-precision offset antenna reflector of a new generation at the orbital station Mir”
E Medzmariashvili, G Kinteraya, L Datashvili, G Bedukadze, N Siradze, ...
AP2000 Millennium Conference on Antennas & Propagation, Davos, Switzerland, 9-14
2000
Neue Konzepte und Technologien Großer Entfaltbarer Weltraumreflectoren
H Baier, L Datashvili
Jahrbuch
2000
Building blocks of advanced large stowable precision membrane reflectors
H Baier, V Montuori, D Datashvili, Z Gogova, E Medzmariashvili
EUROPEAN SPACE AGENCY-PUBLICATIONS-ESA SP 468, 99-106
2000
Space Experiment Reflector on Orbital Station Mir
Y Semenov, I Efremov, V Blagov, A Cherniavskiy, Y Kravchenko, ...
European Conference on Spacecraft Structures, Materials Mechanical Testing
2000
Presentation-5-30 Meter Deployable High-Precision Lightweight Space Antenna Reflectors and the Ground-Based Stand-Test Complex for Assembling and Testing Large Deployable Space Structures
GG Kinteraya, EV Medzmariashvili, LS Datashvili
Spacecraft Structures, Materials and Mechanical Testing 428, 11
1999
MODULAR BRIDGE AND ITS CONSTRUCTING METHOD
EV MEDZMARIASHVILI, GG KINTERAIA, GV BEDUKADZE, ...
WO Patent 1,998,041,692
1998
Large Transformable Space Radio-Telescope with Shape Control
L Datashvili
Georgian Technical University
1997
Engineering Constructions of Concentrators, Power Transmitting & Receiving Antennas &Solar Batteries Large Squares for Space Electric Stations
E Medzmariashvili, G Bedukadze, L Datashvili, Z Gogava, G Gomelauri, ...
European Space Power 369, 635
1995
Complexes of Engineering Constructions and Large Space and Mobile Ground Antennas Testing
EV Medzmariashvili, GV Bedukadze, LG Datashvili, MV Janikashvili
PROCEEDINGS OF THE INTERNATIONAL SYMPOSIUM ON ANTENNAS AND PROPAGATION JAPAN ...
1992
A Very Large Deployable Space Antenna Structure Based on Pantograph Tensioned Membranes MEMBRANES 2011
T Kuhn, H Langer, S Apenberg, B Wei, L Datashvili
 
Abdusalam, HA, Multiple Soliton Solutions for the Nagumo Equation and the Modified General Burgers-Fisher Equation 3 (2006) 371 Angelov, TA, Analysis of a Rigid-Plastic Rolling Problem with Slightly Compressible Material Model 2 (2006) 245
BN Araabi, H Azegami, K Takeuchi, E Katamine, MN Bahrami, H Rouhani, ...
 
V-fold bar deploybale ring with deployable bearing ring
E Medzmariashvili, L Datashvili, N Medzmariashvili, O Tusishvili, ...
 
„Deployable Reflector “
L Datashvili, E Medzmariashvili, H Baier
Georgian patent application AP2000 3915
 
Reflector Concepts Analysis
L Datashvili, M Lang, C Zauner, H Baier, Ö Soykasap, LT Tan, A Kueh, ...
Technical Report WP1000, LLB
 
Technical assessment of high accuracy large space borne reflector antenna (TAHARA)
L Datashvili, M Lang, C Zauner, H Baier, O Soykasap, LT Tan, A Kueh, ...
Technical Univ. of Munich TR LLB
 
„Inflatable Structures’ Stiffening Method and Inflatable Stiffenable Structures “
L Datashvili, E Medzmariashvili, H Baier, S Tserodze, N Tsignadze
Georgian patent application AP2000 3931
 
The MAPSAR Mission: Objectives, Design and Status
T Neff, BA Dietrich, JLB Bello, I Hajnsek, H Baier, L Datashvili, ...
 
FUNCTIONAL MEMBRANES–A BASIS FOR SATELLITE ARCHITECTURES OF THE FUTURE
H Baier, L Datashvili, S Rapp
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News

30.10.2017

LSS has been awarded the EC project LEA (Large European Antenna) in a consortium of 16 European companies from 6 nations led by HPS. The project aims towards European non-dependence in large deployable reflectors. The consortium will develop a flight-ready 6m deployable reflector antenna, ready for launch from 2021. More details of this for future telecommunication, science missions and Earth observation important project can be found in the press release.


10.06.2016

LSS completed manufacturing and assembly of the 5 m deployable mesh reflector demonstrator (ESA project SCALABLE) 

LSS 5 m Deployable C-bad reflector


01.10.2015

LSS started a new ESA project "Advanced techniques for mesh reflector with improved radiation pattern performance" (AMPER) as a prime contractor, subcontracting to TICRA, Danemark and Space Engineering, Italy


28.09.2015

LSS has successfully finished work on shape accuracy improvements on the "Ultra-Rapid Deployable Antenna". Consequently, RF measurements performed by HPS GmbH returned very good results.


09.07.2014
LSS started working on shape accuracy improvment of the lightweight backpack deployable antenna in the scope of the ESA project "Ultra-Rapid Deployable Antenna" contracting HPS GmbH, Germany


12.06.2014
LSS started a new ESA project on large aperture antennas and associated reflector requirements contracting Space Engineering, Italy


08.04.2014
LSS is part of the organization committee of the international scientific conference on Advanced Lightweight Structures and Reflector Antennas to be held in Tbilisi, Georgia in October 1 - 3, 2014


24.04.2013

LSS received a new ESA project on "Innovative Scalable Large Deployable Antenna Reflectors" contracting HPS GmbH, Germany