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A balloon-borne very long baseline interferometry experiment in the stratosphere: Systems design and developments

Doi, A., Kono, Y., Kimura, K., Nakahara, S., Oyama, T., Okada, N., Satou, Y., Yamashita, K., Matsumoto, N., Baba, M., Yasuda, D., Suzuki, S., Hasegawa, Y., Honma, M., Tanaka, H., Ishimura, K., Murata, Y., Shimomukai, R., Tachi, T., Saito, K. & 16 othersWatanabe, N., Bando, N., Kameya, O., Yonekura, Y., Sekido, M., Inoue, Y., Sakamoto, H., Kogiso, N., Shoji, Y., Ogawa, H., Fujisawa, K., Narita, M., Shibai, H., Fuke, H., Uehara, K. & Koyama, S., 2019 Jan 1, In : Advances in Space Research. 63, 1, p. 779-793 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Upper atmosphere
Balloons
very long baseline interferometry
balloons
stratosphere
2018
3 Citations (Scopus)

In-flight performance of the Canadian Astro-H Metrology System

Gallo, L. C., Koujelev, A., Gagnon, S., Elgin, T., Guibert, M., Iizuka, R., Ishida, M., Ishimura, K., Iwata, N., Kawano, T., Lambert, C., Moroso, F., Ueno, S. & Yuasa, T., 2018 Apr 1, In : Journal of Astronomical Telescopes, Instruments, and Systems. 4, 2, 021405.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

flight characteristics
Flight dynamics
metrology
flight
X rays
3 Citations (Scopus)

Vibration isolation system for cryocoolers of soft x-ray spectrometer on-board ASTRO-H (Hitomi)

Takei, Y., Yasuda, S., Ishimura, K., Iwata, N., Okamoto, A., Sato, Y., Ogawa, M., Sawada, M., Kawano, T., Obara, S., Natsukari, C., Wada, A., Yamada, S., Fujimoto, R., Kokubun, M., Yamasaki, N. Y., Sugita, H., Minesugi, K., Nakamura, Y., Mitsuda, K. & 15 othersTakahashi, T., Yoshida, S., Tsunematsu, S., Kanao, K., Narasaki, K., Otsuka, K., Scott Porter, F., Kilbourne, C. A., Chiao, M. P., Eckart, M. E., Sneiderman, G. A., Pontius, J. T., McCammon, D., Wilke, P. & Basile, J., 2018 Jan 1, In : Journal of Astronomical Telescopes, Instruments, and Systems. 4, 1, 011216.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

x ray spectrometers
Dewars
Spectrometers
isolation
vibration
2017

Fundamental performance of a smart structural system utilizing thermal expansion for pointing

Shimada, T., Ishimura, K. & Taro, K., 2017 Nov 1, (Accepted/In press) In : Journal of Intelligent Material Systems and Structures.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Thermal expansion
Linear actuators
Jigs
Trusses
Sensors
2015
1 Citation (Scopus)

Application of preview information to pointing control of truss structure using artificial thermal expansion on orbit

Funakoshi, Y., Ishimura, K., Ogi, Y. & Iwasa, T., 2015 Apr 27, In : Journal of Intelligent Material Systems and Structures. 26, 6, p. 730-739 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Thermal expansion
Orbits
Model predictive control
Mechanical actuators
Mathematical models
7 Citations (Scopus)

Development of a smart reconfigurable reflector prototype for an extremely high-frequency antenna

Hiroaki, T., Sakamoto, H., Inagaki, A., Ishimura, K., Doi, A., Kono, Y., Oyama, T., Watanabe, K., Oikawa, Y. & Kuratomi, T., 2015 Jan 1, In : Journal of Intelligent Material Systems and Structures. 27, 6, p. 764-773 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Antennas
Actuators
Computer simulation
Frequency bands
Experiments
2014
5 Citations (Scopus)

Long-term durability of tri-axial woven CFRP tube structure extended along the spin axis of spinning platforms for the SCOPE mission

Koyanagi, J., Watanabe, A., Kawabata, N., Ozaki, T., Higuchi, K., Ishimura, K. & Kasaba, Y., 2014 Mar 4, In : Advanced Composite Materials. 23, 2, p. 115-128 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Carbon fibers
Polymers
Durability
Antennas
Spacecraft
2013

Shape control of multi-cellular inflatable panels

Katayama, N., Ishimura, K., Minesugi, K. & Inman, D. J., 2013 Sep 1, In : Frontiers of Mechanical Engineering. 8, 3, p. 276-282 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Diaphragms
Inflatable structures
Actuators
Membranes
Space debris
2010

New concept of compressive load transmitting member applicable to large space structures

Aoki, T. & Ishimura, K., 2010 Aug 1, In : Acta Astronautica. 67, 3-4, p. 449-454 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Momentum
Load limits
Conservation
Photons
Wire
2009
17 Citations (Scopus)

Behavior transition between biped and quadruped walking by using bifurcation

Asa, K., Ishimura, K. & Wada, M., 2009 Feb 28, In : Robotics and Autonomous Systems. 57, 2, p. 155-160 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Bifurcation
Robots
Bifurcation (mathematics)
Hysteresis
Robot
2008
13 Citations (Scopus)

Coupling among pitch motion, axial vibration, and orbital motion of large space structures

Ishimura, K. & Higuchi, K., 2008 Mar 24, In : Journal of Aerospace Engineering. 21, 2, p. 61-71 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Satellites
Natural frequencies
Solar energy
Vibrations (mechanical)
2007
96 Citations (Scopus)

A new concept of solar power satellite: Tethered-SPS

Sasaki, S., Tanaka, K., Higuchi, K., Okuizumi, N., Kawasaki, S., Shinohara, N., Senda, K. & Ishimura, K., 2007 Feb 1, In : Acta Astronautica. 60, 3, p. 153-165 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Solar power satellites
Power generation
Microwaves
Antenna grounds
Local area networks
16 Citations (Scopus)

Coupling between structural deformation and attitude motion of large planar space structures suspended by multi-tethers

Ishimura, K. & Higuchi, K., 2007 Apr 1, In : Acta Astronautica. 60, 8-9, p. 691-710 20 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Flexible structures
Stiffness
Hot Temperature
2005
3 Citations (Scopus)
Attitude control
Robots
Controllers
Backstepping
Kinematics
2 Citations (Scopus)
Chaos theory
Robots
Gravitation
Experiments
2003
2 Citations (Scopus)

An autonomous distributed control of free-floating variable geometry trusses

Ishimura, K., Natori, M. C. & Higuchi, K., 2003 Jun 1, In : JSME International Journal, Series C: Mechanical Systems, Machine Elements and Manufacturing. 46, 2, p. 631-639 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Trusses
Geometry
Inverse kinematics
Position control
Collision avoidance

Averaging Interaction in the Decentralized Control of Modularized Structures

Ishimura, K., Natori, M. C., Wada, M. & Higuchi, K., 2003 Jan 1, In : Transactions of the Japan Society for Aeronautical and Space Sciences. 46, 152, p. 68-73 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Decentralized control
physical property
tolerance
Heat conduction
geometry

Deployment analysis and control of modularized structures

Ishimura, K., Natori, M. C. & Higuchi, K., 2003 Jun 1, In : JSME International Journal, Series C: Mechanical Systems, Machine Elements and Manufacturing. 46, 2, p. 622-630 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Synchronization
Heat conduction
Fault tolerance
Computer simulation
Processing
2001
4 Citations (Scopus)

Simultaneous and decentralized deployment behavior of flexible space structures

Ishimura, K., Natori, M. C. & Higuchi, K., 2001 Jan 1, In : Transactions of the Japan Society for Aeronautical and Space Sciences. 44, 144, p. 89-95 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Synchronization
rigidity
Strain energy
Rigidity
folding
2000
3 Citations (Scopus)

Deployment behavior of modularized structures

Ishimura, K. & Natori, M. C., 2000 Dec 1, In : American Society of Mechanical Engineers, Aerospace Division (Publication) AD. 60, p. 425-432 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

inertia
computer simulation
wave propagation
folding
Synchronization