Department of Electronics, Optronics and Signal Processing - DEOS

At ISAE SUPAERO, the Department of Electronics, Optronics and Signal Processing (DEOS) develops skills in signal processing, information processing, and data analysis.
In both teaching and research, the DEOS focuses on the entire information processing chain. This includes sensor and instrument design, signal implementation and transmission, data analysis and using data in advanced aeronautics and space application frameworks.

The DEOS in short

Research groups

  • Space Systems for Planetology & Applications (SSPA)
  • Signals, Communications, Antennas, Navigation (SCAN)
  • MIcroélectroniques Image Sensors (CIMI)

Research Areas

Chambre Anéchoïque
Chambre Anéchoïque
Adaptatives antennas : design of smart antennas, combining micro-wave properties and signal processing , to adapt to harsh environments and extend the boundaries of performance.
GNSS hybrid navigation systems : design of multi-constellation receivers. Improving the performances of GNSS systems in harsh environments (urban canyons, challenging environments…)
Visibilité de la constellation GPS
Visibilité de la constellation GPS
Positionnement pour la réalité augmentée
Positionnement pour la réalité augmentée
Vision navigation systems : stereo visual odometry approaches and simultaneous localization and mapping (SLAM). Semantic analysis of scenes for collaborative cartography.
Space communication systems : the study of satellite link issues with propagation channel modeling, implementation of modulation and coding techniques, jamming interference mitigation approaches,
Radar SDR
Radar SDR
Conception de capteur image
Conception de capteur image
Image sensor design : Design of integrated matrix imagers. Microelectronic image sensors. APS sensor.
Geophysical exploration of the solar system : Experimental and physical modeling and development of payloads for space missions. The aim is to understand the internal structure and evolution of terrestrial planets.
Montage du CubeSat Entrysat
Montage du CubeSat Entrysat
Test de composants photoniques pour lien très haut-débit
Test de composants photoniques pour lien très haut-débit
Optoelectronics for payloads and aerospace communications : Characterization and modeling of photonic components, design of optoelectronic payloads for satellite-based high speed data transmission (>10Gbps), Creation of the ALBS (Wideband access by satellite) project-IRT-Saint-Exupéry.

Mini-site projects for Teaching and Research

Teaching missions

The DEOS is extensively involved in ISAE SUPAERO educational programs, both in the engineering program (DFI) and the Masters program (DFM). The following non-exhaustive list includes some of the courses overseen by the DEOS.

Educational programYear/MasterCourse modules
DFI 1st yr
  • Scientific core curriculum Signals and systems
  • Scientific core curriculum Physics
  • Deterministic signal processing
  • Creativity and Innovation Projects (PIC)
  • Experimental practice (PREX)
  • Elective courses (Astrophysics, Quantum engineering, Lasers, particle physics...)
DFI 2nd yr
  • Introduction to wireless communications systems
  • Electronic functions for information transmission
  • Random signal processing
  • Antennas
  • Innovation and Research Project (PIR)
  • Elective courses (Electrical energy for autonomous vehicles, Multi sensor navigation, Complex digital circuit design, air and space, lasers for space, planetology, nanosatellites, RF systems and Hyperfrequencies, Optronics, Radar and signal processing..)
DFI 3rd yr
  • Antenna- Signal
  • Image capture systems
  • Digital communications
  • Space systems
  • Constellations for communications and navigation
  • Internet and multimedia services by satellites
  • Measurement physics and related instrumentation
  • Architecture of scientific and space missions
  • Advanced celestial mechanics, Gravitation, Stellar physics, Astroparticles and cosmology, Planetology
DFM Master Aerospace Engineering (MAE)
  • Sensors & Signals
DFM Master Embedded systems (EMS)
  • Electromagnetic Compatibility

Descriptions of these courses are available in the ISAE SUPAERO DFI/DFM program catalogue, which can be consulted on the following page: cursus ISAE-SUPAERO.

DEOS Scientific Publications

Goiffon Vincent, Bilba Teddy, Deladerriere Theo, Beaugendre Guillaume, Le Roch Alexandre, Dion Arnaud, Virmontois Cedric, Belloir Jean-Marc, Gaillardin Marc, Jay Antoine, Paillet Philippe

Radiation Induced Variable Retention Time in Dynamic Random Access Memories

(2020) IEEE Transactions on Nuclear Science, 67 (1). 1-13 ISSN 0018-9499

Demontoux François, Yaakoubi Ghita, Wigneron Ghilem, Grzeskowiak Marjorie, Sbartaï Zoubir-Mehdi, Fadel Ludivine, Ruffié Gilles, Bonnaudin Fabrice, Oyhenart Laurent, Vigneras Valérie, Wigneron Jean-Pierre, Villard Ludovic, Le Toan Thuy, Kerr Yann

Antipodal Vivaldi antennas dedicated to in-situ broadband microwave permittivity measurements

(2019) In : European Microwave Conference in Central Europe (EuMCE), 13 May 2019 - 15 May 2019 (Prague)

Pages Gaël, Vilà-Valls Jordi

UWB-based Indoor Navigation with Uncertain Anchor Nodes Positioning

(2019) In : ION GNSS+ 2019, 16 September 2019 - 20 September 2019 (Miami)

Marcelot Olivier, Goiffon Vincent, Magnan Pierre

Exploration of Pinned Photodiode Radiation Hardening Solutions Through TCAD Simulations

(2019) IEEE Transactions on Electron Devices, 66 (8). 3411-3416 ISSN 0018-9383

Coronel-Rico Juan Fernando, Muñoz-Arcos Christian Daniel, Varón-Durán Margarita, Destic Fabien, Rissons Angélique, Rodrigues Victor, Bougueroua Kamelya

X-band and Ku-band VCSEL-based optoelectronic oscillators using on-chip laser

(2019) Optical Engineering, 58 (7). 1-4 ISSN 0091-3286

Chaumette Eric, Vincent François, Priot Benoit, Pages Gaël, Dion Arnaud

On LMVDR Estimators for LDSS Models: Conditions for Existence and Further Applications

(2019) IEEE Transactions on Automatic Control, 64 (6). 2598-2605 ISSN 0018-9286

All scientific publications

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