(The TQCC of Desalination is 18. The table below lists those papers that are above that threshold based on CrossRef citation counts [max. 500 papers]. The publications cover those that have been published in the past four years, i.e., from 2019-12-01 to 2023-12-01.)
Energy for desalination: A state-of-the-art review224
The global status of desalination: An assessment of current desalination technologies, plants and capacity202
Nanoparticles in reverse osmosis membranes for desalination: A state of the art review194
Forward osmosis membranes and processes: A comprehensive review of research trends and future outlook181
Engineering antifouling reverse osmosis membranes: A review170
A review of membrane wettability for the treatment of saline water deploying membrane distillation159
A renewable energy-driven thermoelectric-utilized solar still with external condenser loaded by silver/nanofluid for simultaneously water disinfection and desalination156
Versatile applications of capacitive deionization (CDI)-based technologies149
State-of-the-art of renewable energy sources used in water desalination: Present and future prospects146
Seawater desalination technology and engineering in China: A review143
Semiconductor photothermal materials enabling efficient solar steam generation toward desalination and wastewater treatment143
Recent advances in nanofibrous membranes: Production and applications in water treatment and desalination135
Brine management in desalination industry: From waste to resources generation121
New hydrogel materials for improving solar water evaporation, desalination and wastewater treatment: A review121
Polymeric membranes for desalination using membrane distillation: A review120
First approach on nanofluid-based solar still in high altitude for water desalination and solar water disinfection (SODIS)117
Tannic acid assisted interfacial polymerization based loose thin-film composite NF membrane for dye/salt separation116
Recent developments in forward osmosis membranes using carbon-based nanomaterials115
Emerging desalination technologies: Current status, challenges and future trends113
Hybrid technologies: The future of energy efficient desalination – A review112
Solar-driven interfacial desalination for simultaneous freshwater and salt generation109
Improving the performance of a parabolic concentrator solar tracking-tubular solar still (PCST-TSS) using gravel as a sensible heat storage material109
Recent advances in high-performance TFC membranes: A review of the functional interlayers105
Novel solar membrane distillation enabled by a PDMS/CNT/PVDF membrane with localized heating104
Fouling mitigation in forward osmosis and membrane distillation for desalination104
NH2-Fe3O4-regulated graphene oxide membranes with well-defined laminar nanochannels for desalination of dye solutions101
Nickel hexacyanoferrate electrodes for high mono/divalent ion-selectivity in capacitive deionization93
Potentially scalable fabrication of salt-rejection evaporator based on electrogenerated polypyrrole-coated nickel foam for efficient solar steam generation93
Alternative heating techniques in membrane distillation: A review92
Review on treatment technology of salt wastewater in coal chemical industry of China88
Current advances in membrane technologies for produced water desalination88
Recent development of graphene oxide based forward osmosis membrane for water treatment: A critical review87
Fabrication of 3D flower-like MoS2/graphene composite as high-performance electrode for capacitive deionization87
Fe3O4/PVDF-HFP photothermal membrane with in-situ heating for sustainable, stable and efficient pilot-scale solar-driven membrane distillation87
Superhydrophobic MXene based fabric composite for high efficiency solar desalination84
A review on photothermal material and its usage in the development of photothermal membrane for sustainable clean water production82
Can emerging membrane-based desalination technologies replace reverse osmosis?82
Fe3O4/polyvinyl alcohol decorated delignified wood evaporator for continuous solar steam generation82
Highly selective lithium recovery from high Mg/Li ratio brines81
Water desalination using nanocelluloses/cellulose derivatives based membranes for sustainable future81
Cost of fouling in full-scale reverse osmosis and nanofiltration installations in the Netherlands80
A review on lithium recovery using electrochemical capturing systems79
How to fabricate a negatively charged NF membrane for heavy metal removal via the interfacial polymerization between PIP and TMC?79
Understanding the fouling/scaling resistance of superhydrophobic/omniphobic membranes in membrane distillation78
“Bridge” graphene oxide modified positive charged nanofiltration thin membrane with high efficiency for Mg2+/Li+ separation78
Membrane technology: A versatile tool for saline wastewater treatment and resource recovery77
Overcoming salt crystallization with ionic hydrogel for accelerating solar evaporation74
Improved performance of thin-film nanofiltration membranes fabricated with the intervention of surfactants having different structures for water treatment74
Pilot studies on synergetic impacts of energy utilization in hybrid desalination system: Multi-effect distillation and adsorption cycle (MED-AD)74
Robust stable MoS2/GO filtration membrane for effective removal of dyes and salts from water with enhanced permeability72
Experimental testing of aluminium fumarate MOF for adsorption desalination72
Ag2CO3@UiO-66-NH2 embedding graphene oxide sheets photocatalytic membrane for enhancing the removal performance of Cr(VI) and dyes based on filtration71
Current advances in membrane technologies for saline wastewater treatment: A comprehensive review71
Developments and future prospects of reverse electrodialysis for salinity gradient power generation: Influence of ion exchange membranes and electrodes71
Membrane desalination and water re-use for agriculture: State of the art and future outlook70
Experimental investigation at a summit above 13,000 ft on active solar still water purification powered by photovoltaic: A comparative study67
Experımental investigation of heat pump driven humidification-dehumidification desalination system for water desalination and space conditioning66
Enhancement of pyramid solar distiller performance using reflectors, cooling cycle, and dangled cords of wicks66
A review on free-standing electrodes for energy-effective desalination: Recent advances and perspectives in capacitive deionization65
Performance increase of membrane distillation pilot scale modules operating in vacuum-enhanced air-gap configuration65
Lithium recovery from brine: Recent developments and challenges65
Lithium extraction from high Mg/Li brine via electrochemical intercalation/de-intercalation system using LiMn2O4 materials63
Scalable, flexible and reusable graphene oxide-functionalized electrospun nanofibrous membrane for solar photothermal desalination63
Palmitic acid based environmentally benign corrosion inhibiting formulation useful during acid cleansing process in MSF desalination plants63
Influence of operating conditions on the desalination performance of a symmetric pre-conditioned Ti3C2T -MXene membrane capacitive deionization system63
Enhanced solar desalination by delignified wood coated with bimetallic Fe/Pd nanoparticles63
Fabrication of thin-film composite polyamide nanofiltration membrane based on polyphenol intermediate layer with enhanced desalination performance62
Performance enhancement of a tubular solar still by utilizing wire mesh packing under harmonic motion62
Preliminary assessment of innovative seawater reverse osmosis (SWRO) desalination powered by a hybrid solar photovoltaic (PV) - Tidal range energy system62
Enhancing tubular solar still performance using novel PCM-tubes62
Insights into metal-organic frameworks-integrated membranes for desalination process: A review62
Incorporation of Al2O3 into cellulose triacetate membranes to enhance the performance of pervaporation for desalination of hypersaline solutions62
Multistage electrodialysis for desalination of natural seawater61
Surface modification of thin-film composite forward osmosis membranes with polyvinyl alcohol–graphene oxide composite hydrogels for antifouling properties60
Energy consumption in membrane capacitive deionization and comparison with reverse osmosis60
Microbial desalination cell: Desalination through conserving energy60
Eco-friendly facile synthesis of glucose–derived microporous carbon spheres electrodes with enhanced performance for water capacitive deionization60
Ultrafast ionic and molecular sieving through graphene oxide based composite membranes59
Recent advances in nanomaterial development for lithium ion-sieving technologies59
Li+ adsorption performance and mechanism using lithium/aluminum layered double hydroxides in low grade brines59
Comprehensive review of membrane design and synthesis for membrane distillation59
Recovery of precious metals from industrial wastewater towards resource recovery and environmental sustainability: A critical review59
Engineering hierarchically structured superhydrophobic PTFE/POSS nanofibrous membranes for membrane distillation58
Lithium extraction from brine in an ionic selective desalination battery58
Efficient adsorbent for recovering uranium from seawater prepared by grafting amidoxime groups on chloromethylated MIL-101(Cr) via diaminomaleonitrile intermediate58
MoS2@sponge with double layer structure for high-efficiency solar desalination57
Modeling of forward osmosis process using artificial neural networks (ANN) to predict the permeate flux57
Performances of novel chelating ion exchange resins for boron and arsenic removal from saline geothermal water using adsorption-membrane filtration hybrid process57
Chinese ink enabled wood evaporator for continuous water desalination56
Exploring the electrosorption selectivity of nitrate over chloride in capacitive deionization (CDI) and membrane capacitive deionization (MCDI)56
A review on the synthesis of fully aromatic polyamide reverse osmosis membranes55
Performance improvement of double slope solar still via combinations of low cost materials integrated with glass cooling55
Optimization of a biomass-driven Rankine cycle integrated with multi-effect desalination, and solid oxide electrolyzer for power, hydrogen, and freshwater production55
Analysis of temperature effects on the specific energy consumption in reverse osmosis desalination processes55
Active solar distillation technology: A wide overview55
Improving the feasibility and applicability of flow-electrode capacitive deionization (FCDI): Review of process optimization and energy efficiency55
Capacitive deionization with MoS2/g-C3N4 electrodes54
Tailoring polypyrrole-based Janus aerogel for efficient and stable solar steam generation54
Metal-polyphenol dual crosslinked graphene oxide membrane for desalination of textile wastewater54
In-situ covalently bonded supramolecular-based protective layer for improving chlorine resistance of thin-film composite nanofiltration membranes54
A review of recent advances in humidification and dehumidification desalination technologies using solar energy54
A zero liquid discharge system integrating multi-effect distillation and evaporative crystallization for desalination brine treatment53
High performance electrochemical saline water desalination using silver and silver-chloride electrodes53
Enhanced water yield of solar desalination by thermal concentrated multistage distiller53
Lithium recovery from diluted brine by means of electrochemical ion exchange in a flow-through-electrodes cell53
A self-floating, salt-resistant 3D Janus radish-based evaporator for highly efficient solar desalination53
Influence of graphene oxide lateral size on the properties and performances of forward osmosis membrane53
Fabrication of high performance polyamide reverse osmosis membrane from monomer 4-morpholino-m-phenylenediamine and tailoring with zwitterions52
Technoeconomic analysis of solar thermal desalination52
Scalable, self-cleaning and self-floating bi-layered bacterial cellulose biofoam for efficient solar evaporator with photocatalytic purification52
Novel two-chamber tubular microbial desalination cell for bioelectricity production, wastewater treatment and desalination with a focus on self-generated pH control52
Fractional modeling for enhancing the thermal performance of conventional solar still using hybrid nanofluid: Energy and exergy analysis52
Unprecedented Mg2+/Li+ separation using layer-by-layer based nanofiltration hollow fiber membranes52
Drivers, challenges, and emerging technologies for desalination of high-salinity brines: A critical review51
Experimental investigation of the effects of low-temperature phase change material on single-slope solar still51
Experimental investigation on novel desalination system via gas hydrate51
Multi-effect distillation brine treatment by membrane distillation: Effect of antiscalant and antifoaming agents on membrane performance and scaling control51
Current status and challenges of fabricating thin film composite forward osmosis membrane: A comprehensive roadmap50
A systematic review and statistical analysis of nutrient recovery from municipal wastewater by electrodialysis50
Ferroferric oxide@titanium carbide MXene heterostructure with enhanced sodium storage ability for efficient hybrid capacitive deionization50
Coconut shell derived activated biochar–manganese dioxide nanocomposites for high performance capacitive deionization50
Impact of salty water medium and condenser on the performance of single acting solar still incorporated with parabolic trough collector50
Retrofitting a thermoelectric-based solar still integrated with an evacuated tube collector utilizing an antibacterial-magnetic hybrid nanofluid50
An integrated membrane process for preparation of lithium hydroxide from high Mg/Li ratio salt lake brine50
Pressure and osmotically driven membrane processes: A review of the benefits and production of nano-enhanced membranes for desalination49
Simultaneous treatment of reject brine and capture of carbon dioxide: A comprehensive review49
Energy, exergy, economic, exergoenvironmental, and environmental analyses of a multigeneration system to produce electricity, cooling, potable water, hydrogen and sodium-hypochlorite49
Polyacid doping-enabled efficient solar evaporation of polypyrrole hydrogel49
Graphene oxide‑sodium alginate membrane for seawater desalination through pervaporation49
Salinity gradient energy generation by pressure retarded osmosis: A review48
Performance enhancement of a conventional multi-effect desalination (MED) system by heat pump cycles48
Improved performance and long-term stability of activated carbon doped with nitrogen for capacitive deionization48
Electrochemical lithium recovery from brine with high Mg2+/Li+ ratio using mesoporous λ-MnO2/LiMn2O4 modified 3D graphite felt electrodes48
Membrane filtration performance enhancement and biofouling mitigation using symmetric spacers with helical filaments48
In-situ silica nanoparticle assembly technique to develop an omniphobic membrane for durable membrane distillation48
Surface modification of reverse osmosis membranes by grafting of polyamidoamine dendrimer containing graphene oxide nanosheets for desalination improvement48
Ultra-durable and highly-efficient hybrid capacitive deionization by MXene confined MoS2 heterostructure47
Plasmonic silver nanoparticles embedded in flexible three-dimensional carbonized melamine foam with enhanced solar-driven water evaporation47
Small-scale desalination of seawater by shock electrodialysis47
Superhydrophilic carbon nanofiber membrane with a hierarchically macro/meso porous structure for high performance solar steam generators47
Economic performance of membrane distillation configurations in optimal solar thermal desalination systems47
Polymer ion-exchange membranes for capacitive deionization of aqueous media with low and high salt concentration46
Biomass eggplant-derived photothermal aerogels with Janus wettability for cost-effective seawater desalination46
A comprehensive review of MXene-based water-treatment membranes and technologies: Recent progress and perspectives46
Reliability of thermal desalination (solar stills) for water/wastewater treatment in light of COVID-19 (novel coronavirus “SARS-CoV-2”) pandemic: What should consider?46
Fabrication of amidoximated polyacrylonitrile nanofibrous membrane by simultaneously biaxial stretching for uranium extraction from seawater45
Performance and cost analysis of photovoltaic thermal (PVT)-compound parabolic concentrator (CPC) collector integrated solar still using CNT-water based nanofluids45
Improving chlorine resistance and separation performance of thin-film composite nanofiltration membranes with in-situ grafted melamine45
Thin-film nanocomposite nanofiltration membrane with enhanced desalination and antifouling performance via incorporating L-aspartic acid functionalized graphene quantum dots45
Lithium extraction from synthetic brine with high Mg2+/Li+ ratio using the polymer inclusion membrane44
An integrated fertilizer driven forward osmosis- renewables powered membrane distillation system for brackish water desalination: A combined experimental and theoretical approach44
Environmental impact of desalination: A systematic review of Life Cycle Assessment43
Low-cost and reusable carbon black based solar evaporator for effective water desalination43
Feasibility analysis and optimization of an energy-water-heat nexus supplied by an autonomous hybrid renewable power generation system: An empirical study on airport facilities43
Application of heterogeneous ion exchange membranes for simultaneous separation and recovery of lithium and boron from aqueous solution with bipolar membrane electrodialysis (EDBM)43
Significant roles of substrate properties in forward osmosis membrane performance: A review43
Performance and mechanism of a composite scaling–corrosion inhibitor used in seawater: 10-Methylacridinium iodide and sodium citrate43
An overview of water desalination systems integrated with renewable energy sources43
Hydrate based desalination for sustainable water treatment: A review42
Predictive modelling for solar power-driven hybrid desalination system using artificial neural network regression with Adam optimization42
GO/PVA-integrated TFN RO membrane: Exploring the effect of orientation switching between PA and GO/PVA and evaluating the GO loading impact42
In situ generation of carbonized polyaniline nanowires on thermally-treated and electrochemically-etched carbon fiber cloth for high efficient solar seawater desalination42
Incorporation of lysine-modified UiO-66 for the construction of thin-film nanocomposite nanofiltration membrane with enhanced water flux and salt selectivity42
Enhancing desalination performance of thin film composite membrane through layer by layer assembly of oppositely charged titania nanosheet42
Thermo-economic analysis and optimization of a vacuum multi-effect membrane distillation system41
Carbon quantum dots embedded polysulfone membranes for antibacterial performance in the process of forward osmosis41
Effect of chemistry and geometry of GO nanochannels on the Li ion selectivity and recovery41
Desalination of high salinity brackish water by an NF-RO hybrid system41
Recyclable and efficient ocean biomass-derived hydrogel photothermal evaporator for thermally-localized solar desalination41
On operation of reverse electrodialysis (RED) and membrane capacitive deionisation (MCDI) with natural saline streams: A critical review41
Fouling investigation of a full-scale seawater reverse osmosis desalination (SWRO) plant on the Red Sea: Membrane autopsy and pretreatment efficiency41
Experimental investigation of a solar-heated direct contact membrane distillation system using evacuated tube collectors41
Nanocomposite nanofiltration membranes: State of play and recent advances41
Towards enhanced antifouling and flux performances of thin-film composite forward osmosis membrane via constructing a sandwich-like carbon nanotubes-coated support41
A novel cycle for adsorption desalination system with two stages-ejector for higher water production and efficiency41
Sea-water desalination using a desalting unit integrated with a parabolic trough collector and activated carbon pellets as energy storage medium40
Mn2O3 nanoflower decorated electrospun carbon nanofibers for efficient hybrid capacitive deionization40
High performance Mg2+/Li+ separation membranes modified by a bis-quaternary ammonium salt40
Simultaneous solar-driven seawater desalination and spontaneous power generation using polyvalent crosslinked polypyrrole/alginate hydrogels40
Chemically functionalized polyamide thin film composite membranes: The art of chemistry40
Understanding the effect of hydroxyl/epoxy group on water desalination through lamellar graphene oxide membranes via molecular dynamics simulation40
Hydrophilic/hydrophobic Janus membranes with a dual-function surface coating for rapid and robust membrane distillation desalination40
Techno-economic evaluation of an element-scale forward osmosis-reverse osmosis hybrid process for seawater desalination40
A comprehensive review of the feasibility of pressure retarded osmosis: Recent technological advances and industrial efforts towards commercialization40
Fouling resistance improvement with a new superhydrophobic electrospun PVDF membrane for seawater desalination40
Novel reverse osmosis membranes incorporated with Co-Al layered double hydroxide (LDH) with enhanced performance for brackish water desalination40
Utilization of renewable energy sources in desalination of geothermal water for agriculture39
Hybrid biochar supported transition metal doped MnO2 composites: Efficient contenders for lithium adsorption and recovery from aqueous solutions39
Development of an off-grid solar energy powered reverse osmosis desalination system for continuous production of freshwater with integrated photovoltaic thermal (PVT) cooling39
Silver-polyamidoamine/graphene oxide thin film nanofiltration membrane with improved antifouling and antibacterial properties for water purification and desalination39
Risk evaluation of large-scale seawater desalination projects based on an integrated fuzzy comprehensive evaluation and analytic hierarchy process method39
Low surface energy nanofibrous membrane for enhanced wetting resistance in membrane distillation process39
A comprehensive review on performance improvement of solar desalination with applications of heat pipes39
Techno-economic assessment of solar energy coupling with large-scale desalination plant: The case of Morocco39
Novel multifunctional RbxWO3@Fe3O4 immobilized Janus membranes for desalination and synergic-photocatalytic water purification39
Long-term intermittent operation of a full-scale BWRO desalination plant39
Combined electrocoagulation-microfiltration-membrane distillation for treatment of hydraulic fracturing produced water38
Fabrication of defect-free thin-film nanocomposite (TFN) membranes for reverse osmosis desalination38
Simulations of BWRO systems under different feedwater characteristics. Analysis of operation windows and optimal operating points38
Advances in nanocomposite and nanostructured chitosan membrane adsorbents for environmental remediation: A review38
Scaling in reverse osmosis desalination plants: A perspective focusing on development of comprehensive simulation tools38
Removal of calcium and magnesium from lithium concentrated solution by solvent extraction method using D2EHPA38
Multi-objective metaheuristic optimization of combined flash-binary geothermal and humidification dehumidification desalination systems38
Recent advances in membrane-enabled water desalination by 2D frameworks: Graphene and beyond38
High performance nanocomposite nanofiltration membranes with polydopamine-modified cellulose nanocrystals for efficient dye/salt separation38
Graphite powder mixed with black paint on the absorber plate of the solar still to enhance yield: An experimental investigation38
Accelerated chemical conversion of metal cations dissolved in seawater-based reject brine solution for desalination and CO2 utilization37
Elucidating the fouling mechanism in pharmaceutical wastewater treatment by membrane distillation37
TiO2/CDs modified thin-film nanocomposite polyamide membrane for simultaneous enhancement of antifouling and chlorine-resistance performance37
Performance study on a photovoltaic thermal (PV/T) stepped solar still with a bottom channel37
Ag-doped hollow ZIFs-derived nanoporous carbon for efficient hybrid capacitive deionization37
Optimal design of energy sources and reverse osmosis desalination plant with demand side management for cost-effective freshwater production37
Fouling characteristics of dissolved organic matter in fresh water and seawater compartments of reverse electrodialysis under natural water conditions37
Pilot-scale membrane capacitive deionisation for effective bromide removal and high water recovery in seawater desalination37
Application of membrane distillation for the treatment of oil field produced water37
Positively charged nanofiltration membranes mediated by a facile polyethyleneimine-Noria interlayer deposition strategy37
Performance of steam ejector with nonequilibrium condensation for multi-effect distillation with thermal vapour compression (MED-TVC) seawater desalination system37
Water desalination and ion removal using mixed matrix electrospun nanofibrous membranes: A critical review36
Effect of residual commercial antiscalants on gypsum scaling and membrane wetting during direct contact membrane distillation36
Forward osmosis and pressure retarded osmosis process modeling for integration with seawater reverse osmosis desalination36
Worldwide research trends on desalination36
Photothermal converting polypyrrole/polyurethane composite foams for effective solar desalination35
Custom-tailoring metal-organic framework in thin-film nanocomposite nanofiltration membrane with enhanced internal polarity and amplified surface crosslinking for elevated separation property35
PVDF/MAF-4 composite membrane for high flux and scaling-resistant membrane distillation35
Relating the performance of sulfonated thin-film composite nanofiltration membranes to structural properties of macrovoid-free polyethersulfone/sulfonated polysulfone/O-MWCNT supports35
A polyamide membrane with tubular crumples incorporating carboxylated single-walled carbon nanotubes for high water flux35
Self-supporting porous carbon nanofibers with opposite surface charges for high-performance inverted capacitive deionization35
Techno-economic assessment of seawater reverse osmosis (SWRO) brine treatment with air gap membrane distillation (AGMD)35
Experimental parametric investigation of waste heat powered humidification dehumidification system for production of freshwater from wastewater35
Influence on the adsorption of phenol on single-walled carbon nanotubes caused by NaCl and an electrostatic field in saline35
Durable, scalable and affordable iron (III) based coconut husk photothermal material for highly efficient solar steam generation34
Effect of Fe(II) on simultaneous marine anammox and Feammox treating nitrogen-laden saline wastewater under low temperature: Enhanced performance and kinetics34
One-step fabrication of isotropic poly(vinylidene fluoride) membranes for direct contact membrane distillation (DCMD)34
Chemical grafting N-GOQD of polyamide reverse osmosis membrane with improved chlorine resistance, water flux and NaCl rejection34
Sustainable recovery of high-saline papermaking wastewater: Optimized separation for salts and organics via membrane-hybrid process34
Selective separation of lithium from high Mg/Li ratio brine using single-stage and multi-stage selective electrodialysis processes34
Solar absorber with tunable porosity to control the water supply velocity to accelerate water evaporation34
Enhancement of nitrate removal and recovery from municipal wastewater through single- and multi-batch electrodialysis: Process optimisation and energy consumption34
Flow-electrode capacitive deionization enables continuous and energy-efficient brine concentration34
The role of adsorption in microalgae biological desalination: Salt removal from brackish water using Scenedesmus obliquus33
Polypropylene non-woven supported calcium alginate hydrogel filtration membrane for efficient separation of dye/salt at low salt concentration33
Evaluation of anti-bacterial adhesion performance of polydopamine cross-linked graphene oxide RO membrane via in situ optical coherence tomography33
Superhydrophobic polymer membrane coated by mineralized β-FeOOH nanorods for direct contact membrane distillation33
A comprehensive study on the effects of operation variables on reverse electrodialysis performance33
Development of a novel multi-scale structured superhydrophobic nanofiber membrane with enhanced thermal efficiency and high flux for membrane distillation33
Selective removal of heavy metals from saline water by nanofiltration33
Brackish water desalination for greenhouse agriculture: Comparing the costs of RO, CCRO, EDR, and monovalent-selective EDR33
Nanoscale polyelectrolyte/metal ion hydrogel modified RO membrane with dual anti-fouling mechanism and superhigh transport property33
Variable renewable energy sources for powering reverse osmosis desalination, with a case study of wave powered desalination for Kilifi, Kenya33
Sustainable seawater desalination: Current status, environmental implications and future expectations33
A techno-economic process model for pressure retarded osmosis based energy recovery in desalination plants33
Sustainable brine management from the perspectives of water, energy and mineral recovery: A comprehensive review33
An optimization framework for the design of reverse osmosis desalination plants under food-energy-water nexus considerations32
Recovery of salinity gradient energy in desalination plants by reverse electrodialysis32
The polymeric conformational effect on capacitive deionization performance of graphene oxide/polypyrrole composite electrode32
Preparation of lithium ion-selective cation exchange membrane for lithium recovery from sodium contaminated lithium bromide solution by electrodialysis process32
Three-dimensional hierarchical Na3Fe2(PO4)3/C with superior and fast sodium uptake for efficient hybrid capacitive deionization32
Performance assessment of waste heat/solar driven membrane-based simultaneous desalination and liquid desiccant regeneration system using a thermal model and KNN machine learning tool32
Development of a green corrosion inhibitor for use in acid cleaning of MSF desalination plant32
Morphological effect of ZnO nanostructures on desalination performance and antibacterial activity of thin-film nanocomposite (TFN) membrane32
Pathways for minimal and zero liquid discharge with enhanced reverse osmosis technologies: Module-scale modeling and techno-economic assessment32
Techno-economic feasibility of solar based desalination through reverse osmosis32
Water desalination with nickel hexacyanoferrate electrodes in capacitive deionization: Experiment, model and comparison with carbon32
Development of artificial neural networks for performance prediction of a heat pump assisted humidification-dehumidification desalination system32
Feasibility study of reverse osmosis–flow capacitive deionization (RO-FCDI) for energy-efficient desalination using seawater as the flow-electrode aqueous electrolyte32
Improved performance of thin-film composite forward osmosis membrane with click modified polysulfone substrate32
Reverse electrodialysis for power generation using seawater/municipal wastewater: Effect of coagulation pretreatment32
Effect of pH on the efficiency of sodium hexametaphosphate as calcium carbonate scale inhibitor at high temperature and high pressure31
Water vapor capture using microporous ceramic membrane31
Surface modification of reverse osmosis membrane with tannic acid for improving chlorine resistance31
Low-temperature multiple-effect desalination/organic Rankine cycle system with a novel integration for fresh water and electrical energy production31
Covalent organic framework incorporated outer-selective hollow fiber thin-film nanocomposite membranes for osmotically driven desalination31
Styrene-acrylonitrile (SAN) nanofibrous membranes with unique properties for desalination by direct contact membrane distillation (DCMD) process31
Ionic shortcut currents via manifolds in reverse electrodialysis stacks31
Vertically symmetrical evaporator based on photothermal fabrics for efficient continuous desalination through inversion strategy31
Application of electrodialysis pretreatment to enhance boron removal and reduce fouling during desalination by nanofiltration/reverse osmosis31
Using the potential of energy losses in gas pressure reduction stations for producing power and fresh water31
Performance enhancement of stepped basin solar still based on OSELM with traversal tree for higher energy adaptive control31
Electrospun membranes for membrane distillation: The state of play and recent advances31
Robust seawater desalination and sewage purification enabled by the solar-thermal conversion of the Janus-type graphene oxide evaporator31
Transport and structural properties of osmotic membranes in high-salinity desalination using cascading osmotically mediated reverse osmosis30
A high efficiency solar steam generation system with using residual heat to enhance steam escape30
Augmented performance of solar desalination unit by utilization of nano-silicon coated glass cover for promoting drop-wise condensation30
Novel membrane-free hybrid capacitive deionization with a radical polymer anode for stable desalination30
Designed strategies of nanofiltration technology for Mg2+/Li+ separation from salt-lake brine: A comprehensive review30
In-situ formation of uniform V2O5 nanocuboid from V2C MXene as electrodes for capacitive deionization with higher structural stability and ion diffusion ability30
Omniphobic palygorskite coated Janus membrane with enhanced fouling and wetting resistance for direct contact membrane distillation30
Improving the performance of polymer-flooding produced water electrodialysis through the application of pulsed electric field30
Corrosion inhibition effect of a benzimidazole derivative on heat exchanger tubing materials during acid cleaning of multistage flash desalination plants30
Integrated membrane system without adding chemicals for produced water desalination towards zero liquid discharge30
Enhancing boron rejection on electrically conducting reverse osmosis membranes through local electrochemical pH modification30
Flexible CuO-rGO/ PANI thermal absorber with high broadband photoresponse and salt resistance for efficient desalination of oil-contaminated seawater30
Process improvement of sea water reverse osmosis (SWRO) and subsequent decarbonization30
3D printing for membrane desalination: Challenges and future prospects30
Li4Mn5O12 doped cellulose acetate membrane with low Mn loss and high stability for enhancing lithium extraction from seawater30
Superhydrophobic and superoleophilic PH-CNT membrane for emulsified oil-water separation30
Power generation performance of a bench-scale reverse electrodialysis stack using wastewater discharged from sewage treatment and seawater reverse osmosis29
Performance evaluation of a modified pyramid solar still employing wick, reflectors, glass cooling and TiO2 nanomaterial29
Double-acting batch reverse osmosis configuration for best-in-class efficiency and low downtime29
Electrode segmentation in reverse electrodialysis: Improved power and energy efficiency29
Exergoeconomic optimization of a forward feed multi-effect desalination system with and without energy recovery29
Functionalized biochar electrodes for asymmetrical capacitive deionization29
Efficient removal of anionic dye by constructing thin-film composite membrane with high perm-selectivity and improved anti-dye-deposition property29
Flexible 2D@3D Janus evaporators for high-performance and continuous solar desalination29
Chitosan nanofiltration membranes with gradient cross-linking and improved mechanical performance for the removal of divalent salts and heavy metal ions29
A review of nanofiber membranes for solar interface evaporation29
Facile fabrication of low-cost starch-based biohydrogel evaporator for efficient solar steam generation29
Fabrication of graphene oxide/polydopamine adsorptive membrane by stepwise in-situ growth for removal of rhodamine B from water29
High-performance nanofiltration membrane intercalated by FeOOH nanorods for water nanofiltration29
Techno-economic analysis of converting oil & gas produced water into valuable resources29
High-performance desalination of three-dimensional nitrogen-doped carbon framework reinforced Prussian blue in capacitive deionization29
Design, modelling and optimisation of a batch reverse osmosis (RO) desalination system using a free piston for brackish water treatment29
Selective lithium extraction and concentration from diluted alkaline aqueous media by a polymer inclusion membrane and application to seawater29
Carbonized sugarcane as interfacial photothermal evaporator for vapor generation28
A novel procedure for transient CFD modeling of basin solar stills: Coupling of species and energy equations28
Recent progress and prospect of flow-electrode electrochemical desalination system28
Doping MIL-101(Cr)@GO in polyamide nanocomposite membranes with improved water flux28
Performance of electrospun polystyrene membranes in synthetic produced industrial water using direct-contact membrane distillation28
In-situ incorporating zwitterionic nanocellulose into polyamide nanofiltration membrane towards excellent perm-selectivity and antifouling performances28
Transforming salty whey into cleaning chemicals using electrodialysis with bipolar membranes28
Thin-film nanocomposite reverse osmosis membranes incorporated with citrate-modified layered double hydroxides (LDHs) for brackish water desalination and boron removal28
Investigation of fine activated carbon as a viable flow electrode in capacitive deionization28
Freshwater and cooling production via integration of an ethane ejector expander transcritical refrigeration cycle and a humidification-dehumidification unit28
Compartmentalized desalination and salination by high energy density desalination seawater battery28
Concentrating brine for lithium recovery using GO composite pervaporation membranes28
Comparative performance of FO-RO hybrid and two-pass SWRO desalination processes: Boron removal28
Development of a novel dual-bioinspired method for synthesis of a hydrophobic/hydrophilic polyethersulfone coated membrane for membrane distillation28
Numerical investigation and optimization of indirect freeze desalination28
Composite reverse osmosis membrane with a selective separation layer of double-layer structure for enhanced desalination, anti-fouling and durability properties28
In-situ synthesis of PA/PVDF composite hollow fiber membranes with an outer selective structure for efficient fractionation of low-molecular-weight dyes-salts28
Pressure-assisted polydopamine modification of thin-film composite reverse osmosis membranes for enhanced desalination and antifouling performance27
Energy/exergy analysis of solar driven mechanical vapor compression desalination system with nano-filtration pretreatment27
Novel highly stable Guanazole-incorporated ultrathin loose nanofiltration membrane with superior permeability for water desalination and purification27
Performance of sweeping gas membrane distillation for treating produced water: Modeling and experiments27
Impact of salt retention on true batch reverse osmosis energy consumption: Experiments and model validation27
Algogenic organic matter fouling alleviation in membrane distillation by peroxymonosulfate (PMS): Role of PMS concentration and activation temperature27
Sustainable desalination device capable of producing freshwater and electricity27
Optimization design of steam ejector primary nozzle for MED-TVC desalination system27
Hyper-branched dendritic structure modified PVDF electrospun membranes for air gap membrane distillation27
Well-dispersed few-layered MoS2 connected with robust 3D conductive architecture for rapid capacitive deionization process and its specific ion selectivity27
Ice crystal growth in the freezing desalination process of binary water-NaCl system27
Enhanced desalination performance of aluminium fumarate MOF-incorporated electrospun nanofiber membrane with bead-on-string structure for membrane distillation27
Comparison of two electrodialysis stacks having different ion exchange and bipolar membranes for simultaneous separation of boron and lithium from aqueous solution26
Desalination by direct contact membrane distillation using a superhydrophobic nanofibrous poly (methyl methacrylate) membrane26
Metal-based adsorbents for lithium recovery from aqueous resources26
Integration of seeding- and heating-induced crystallization with membrane distillation for membrane gypsum scaling and wetting control26
Evaluation of applying membrane distillation for landfill leachate treatment26
Comprehensive techno-economic analysis of integrated nuclear power plant equipped with various hybrid desalination systems26
Biofouling in membrane distillation applications - a review26
Fouling process of membrane distillation for seawater desalination: An especial focus on the thermal-effect and concentrating-effect during biofouling26
Nitrogen-doped graphene quantum dots hydrogels for highly efficient solar steam generation26
Performance evaluation and optimization of humidification–dehumidification desalination system for low-grade waste heat energy applications26
Parametric study of the progressive freeze concentration for desalination26
A three-stage chemical cleaning of ion-exchange membranes used in the treatment by electrodialysis of wastewaters generated in brass electroplating industries26
Decontamination of uranium contained low-level radioactive wastewater from UO2 fuel element industry with vacuum membrane distillation26
Anisotropic performance of a superhydrophobic polyvinyl difluoride membrane with corrugated pattern in direct contact membrane distillation26
Experimental study on seawater desalination through supercooled water dynamic ice making26
Mechanistic insight into the electrochemical absorption adsorption behaviour of Cd2+ and Na+ on MnO2 in a deionization supercapacitor26
Preparation of novel high permeability and antifouling polysulfone-vanillin membrane26
Membrane distillation assisted by heat pump for improved desalination energy efficiency26
Life-cycle environmental assessment of solar-driven Multi-Effect Desalination (MED) plant26
A state-of-the-art protocol to minimize the internal concentration polarization in forward osmosis membranes26
Development of a membrane capacitive deionization stack for domestic wastewater reclamation: A pilot-scale feasibility study26
Remineralization of desalinated water: Methods and environmental impact26
Zero liquid discharge hybrid membrane process for separation and recovery of ions with equivalent and similar molecular weights25
Application of two-stage reverse osmosis system for desalination of high-salinity and high-temperature seawater with improved stability and performance25
Exergoeconomic analysis and optimization of a hybrid Kalina and humidification-dehumidification system for waste heat recovery of low-temperature Diesel engine25
Energy, exergy, and economic analyses of a novel biomass-based multigeneration system integrated with multi-effect distillation, electrodialysis, and LNG tank25
Techno-economic assessment of a membrane-based wastewater reclamation process25
Dual-layer membranes with a thin film hydrophilic MOF/PVA nanocomposite for enhanced antiwetting property in membrane distillation25
Preparation of superhydrophobic PVDF composite membrane via catechol/polyamine co-deposition and Ag nanoparticles in-situ growth for membrane distillation25
Efficient recovery of nitrate from municipal wastewater via MCDI using anion-exchange polymer coated electrode embedded with nitrate selective resin25
A high-efficient and ultra-strong interfacial solar evaporator based on carbon-fiber fabric for seawater and wastewater purification25
Realizing ultrahigh nanofiltration performance based on small flake reduced graphene oxide membranes25
Inorganic salts in sub-/supercritical water—Part A: Behavior characteristics and mechanisms25
Towards the development of new generation of ion exchange membranes for reverse electrodialysis: A review25
Performance evaluation of a medium-scale industrial reverse osmosis brackish water desalination plant with different brands of membranes. A simulation study25
The significance of modeling electrodialysis desalination using multi-component saline water25
SPPO-based cation exchange membranes with a positively charged layer for cation fractionation25
High-performance thin-film nanocomposite (TFN) forward osmosis (FO) membranes incorporated with porous hydrophobic-core/hydrophilic-shell nanoparticles25
Robust dual-layer Janus membranes with the incorporation of polyphenol/Fe3+ complex for enhanced anti-oil fouling performance in membrane distillation25
MnO2 decorated porous carbon derived from Enteromorpha prolifera as flow-through electrode for dual-mode capacitive deionization25
Exploring the potential of MXene-based advanced solar-absorber in improving the performance and efficiency of a solar-desalination unit for brackish water purification25
Limiting concentration during batch electrodialysis process for concentrating high salinity solutions: A theoretical and experimental study25
Nanodiamond-decorated thin film composite membranes with antifouling and antibacterial properties25
The intercalation of nanoscale lattices into micro-sized graphene oxide sheets for enhancing pressure-driven desalination performances25
Construction of ionic thermo-responsive PNIPAM/γ-PGA/PEG hydrogel as a draw agent for enhanced forward-osmosis desalination25
Investigation on the operating characteristics of a pilot-scale adsorption desalination system25
Sulfonated poly (ether ether ketone) composite cation exchange membrane for selective recovery of lithium by electrodialysis24
Utilization of plasma in water desalination and purification24
Recent progress on key materials and technical approaches for electrochemical lithium extraction processes24
Environmental sustainability and ions removal through electrodialysis desalination: Operating conditions and process parameters24
Field demonstration of a cost-optimized solar powered electrodialysis reversal desalination system in rural India24
Carbon nanotubes/activated carbon hybrid as a high-performance suspension electrode for the electrochemical desalination of wastewater24
Potential of supercritical water desalination (SCWD) as zero liquid discharge (ZLD) technology24
Optimization of a nanofiltration and membrane capacitive deionization (NF-MCDI) hybrid system: Experimental and modeling studies24
Reverse osmosis membranes with sulfonate and phosphate groups having excellent anti- scaling and anti-fouling properties24
Carbon utilization based on post-treatment of desalinated reject brine and effect of structural properties of amines for CaCO3 polymorphs control24
Tetrabutylammonium 2,4,6-trimethylbenzenesulfonate as an effective and regenerable thermo-responsive ionic liquid drawing agent in forward osmosis for seawater desalination24
Two-dimensional WS2 membranes constructed on different substrates for efficient dye desalination24
Optimization and design of a novel small-scale integrated vacuum membrane distillation - solar flat-plate collector module with heat recovery strategy through heat pumps24
Thermal performance assessment of an evaporative condenser-based combined heat pump and humidification-dehumidification desalination system24
Performance assessment of PCM-based solar energy assisted desiccant air conditioning system combined with a humidification-dehumidification desalination unit24
Continuous solar desalination based on restricted salt crystallization zone24
Improving settleability and dewaterability of Friedel's salt for chloride removal from saline wastewater24
MoS2 nanoflakes-coated electrospun carbon nanofibers for “rocking-chair” capacitive deionization24
Ionised graphene oxide membranes for seawater desalination24
Dual coagulation with floc breakage to alleviate ultrafiltration membrane fouling caused by algae organic matter24
Atomic scale manipulation of sublayer with functional TiO2 nanofilm toward high-performance reverse osmosis membrane24
Highly selective separation of lithium with hierarchical porous lithium-ion sieve microsphere derived from MXene24
Durable superhydrophobic polyvinylidene fluoride membranes via facile spray-coating for effective membrane distillation24
Fabrication of interweaving hierarchical fibrous composite (iHFC) membranes for high-flux and robust direct contact membrane distillation23
Improvement of nanostructured electrospun membranes for desalination by membrane distillation technology23
Study on a novel spray-evaporation multi-effect distillation desalination system23
A comprehensive review of microbial desalination cells for present and future challenges23
A feasibility study of solar-powered reverse osmosis processes23
Enhanced water permeability and osmotic power generation with sulfonate-functionalized porous polymer-incorporated thin film nanocomposite membranes23
Analysis of the energy consumption of supercritical water desalination (SCWD)23
The sociopolitical factors impacting the adoption and proliferation of desalination: A critical review23
Factors affecting phosphorus recovery as struvite: Effects of alternative magnesium sources23
Crystallization control via membrane distillation-crystallization: A review23
A highly robust and water permeable thin film composite membranes for pressure retarded osmosis generating 26 W·m−2 at 21 bar23
A review on PCM and nanofluid for various productivity enhancement methods for double slope solar still: Future challenge and current water issues23
Mapping the desalination journal: A systematic bibliometric study over 54 years23
Simultaneous removal of antimony, chromium and aniline by forward osmosis membrane: Preparation, performance and mechanism23
Conceptual design of a dynamic turbospacer for efficient low pressure membrane filtration23
Regulating interfacial polymerization via constructed 2D metal-organic framework interlayers for fabricating nanofiltration membranes with enhanced performance23
CFD-based genetic programming model for liquid entry pressure estimation of hydrophobic membranes23
Optimization of the number of cell pairs to design efficient reverse electrodialysis stack23
Performance analysis of the multi-channel membrane capacitive deionization with porous carbon electrode stacks23
Numerical simulation of salinity gradient power generation using reverse electrodialysis22
Purification of produced water using oscillatory membrane filtration22
Desalination via solar membrane distillation and conventional membrane distillation: Life cycle assessment case study in Jordan22
Computational fluid dynamic study on adsorption-based desalination and cooling systems with stepwise porosity distribution22
Highly efficient and long-term stable solar-driven water purification through a rechargeable hydrogel evaporator22
Graphene tube shaped photothermal layer for efficient solar-driven interfacial evaporation22
Experimental study on three-effect tubular solar still under vacuum and immersion cooling22
Highly conductive and permselective anion exchange membranes for electrodialysis desalination with series-connected dications appending flexible hydrophobic tails22
High-performance and robust polysulfone nanocomposite membrane containing 2D functionalized MXene nanosheets for the nanofiltration of salt and dye solutions22
Anti-fouling and anti-bacterial graphene oxide/calcium alginate hybrid hydrogel membrane for efficient dye/salt separation22
Ion exchange membranes for acid recovery: Diffusion Dialysis (DD) or Selective Electrodialysis (SED)?22
Water desalination by capacitive electrodialysis: Experiments and modelling22
Application of polypropylene membranes hydrophilized by plasma for water desalination by membrane distillation22
Design and thermodynamic analysis of a solar powered greenhouse for arid climates22
Bamboo shoot-based evaporator with self-cleaning and mildew-resistant for efficient solar steam generation22
The application feasibility of graphene oxide membranes for pressure-driven desalination in a dead-end flow system22
Electrodialysis with asymmetrically profiled membranes: Influence of profiles geometry on desalination performance and limiting current phenomena22
Three-dimensional electrode design with conductive fibers and ordered macropores for enhanced capacitive deionization performance22
2D nanosheets seeding layer modulated covalent organic framework membranes for efficient desalination22
Lignin hydrogel-based solar-driven evaporator for cost-effective and highly efficient water purification22
Greener synthesis of functionalized-GO incorporated TFN NF membrane for potential recovery of saline water from salt/dye mixed solution22
A pilot-plant for the selective recovery of magnesium and calcium from waste brines21
Hollow fibre polymeric membranes for desalination by membrane distillation technology: A review of different morphological structures and key strategic improvements21
Waste to wealth: A critical analysis of resource recovery from desalination brine21
Design principles and challenges of bench-scale high-pressure reverse osmosis up to 150 bar21
The synergy between osmotically assisted reverse osmosis (OARO) and the use of thermo-responsive draw solutions for energy efficient, zero-liquid discharge desalination21
Can graphene and graphene oxide materials revolutionise desalination processes?21
Pulse Flow RO - The new RO technology for waste and brackish water applications21
A review on diverse combinations and Energy-Exergy-Economics (3E) of hybrid solar still desalination21
Recent advances in lithium extraction from salt lake brine using coupled and tandem technologies21
Hierarchically-structured superhydrophobic POSS/PVDF composite membrane for anti-fouling and anti-wetting membrane distillation21
A novel layered activated carbon with rapid ion transport through chemical activation of chestnut inner shell for capacitive deionization21
Fouling behavior of marine organic matter in reverse osmosis membranes of a real-scale seawater desalination plant in South Korea21
Fabrication and evaluation of effective zeolite membranes for water desalination21
Thin-film nanocomposite membranes containing aspartic acid-modified MIL-53-NH2 (Al) for boosting desalination and anti-fouling performance21
Recent progress in interfacial photo-vapor conversion technology using metal sulfide-based semiconductor materials21
Boron removal by water molecules inside covalent organic framework (COF) multilayers21
Composite hydrogel-based photothermal self-pumping system with salt and bacteria resistance for super-efficient solar-powered water evaporation21
An ionic liquid extractant dissolved in an ionic liquid diluent for selective extraction of Li(I) from salt lakes21
Increased power density with low salt flux using organic draw solutions for pressure-retarded osmosis at elevated temperatures21
An extensive review of performance enhancement techniques for pyramid solar still for solar thermal applications21
Solar-driven co-generation of electricity and water by evaporation cooling21
Design of firm-pore superhydrophobic fibrous membrane for advancing the durability of membrane distillation21
Parametric investigation of the desalination performance in multichannel membrane capacitive deionization (MC-MCDI)21
Performance prediction and evaluation of CO2 utilization with conjoined electrolysis and carbonation using desalinated rejected seawater brine21
A biomimetic antimicrobial surface for membrane fouling control in reverse osmosis for seawater desalination21
Hierarchical Janus membrane via a sequential electrospray coating method with wetting and fouling resistance for membrane distillation21
A lithium ion selective membrane synthesized from a double layered Zrbased metalorganic framework (MOF-on-MOF) thin film21
Biomimetic hybrid membranes with covalently anchored chitosan – Material design, transport and separation20
Performance and exergoeconomic assessment of a novel combined ejector cooling with humidification-dehumidification (HDH) desalination system20
Electrospun nanofiber based forward osmosis membrane using graphene oxide as substrate modifier for enhanced water flux and rejection performance20
Molecular dynamics simulation of carbon peapod-like nanomaterials in desalination process20
Aliphatic polyketone-based thin film composite membrane with mussel-inspired polydopamine intermediate layer for high performance osmotic power generation20
Removal of Na+ and Ca2+ with Prussian blue analogue electrodes for brackish water desalination20
Hydrodynamic slip enhanced nanofluidic reverse electrodialysis for salinity gradient energy harvesting20
Two-dimensional materials in enhancement of membrane-based lithium recovery from metallic-ions-rich wastewaters: A review20
Dual-stage attention-based LSTM for simulating performance of brackish water treatment plant20
Enhancing water permeability and antifouling performance of thin–film composite membrane by tailoring the support layer20
Employing the synergistic effect between aquaporin nanostructures and graphene oxide for enhanced separation performance of thin-film nanocomposite forward osmosis membranes20
Photocatalytic interlayer spacing adjustment of a graphene oxide/zinc oxide hybrid membrane for efficient water filtration20
Effect of minimal pre-treatment on reverse osmosis using surface water as a source20
Research on an integrated power and freshwater generation system from natural gas energy and geothermal sources20
Performance analysis of a capacitive deionization stack for brackish water desalination20
CNT/polyimide fiber-based 3D photothermal aerogel for high-efficiency and long-lasting seawater desalination20
Preparation of LiOH through BMED process from lithium-containing solutions: Effects of coexisting ions and competition between Na+ and Li+20
Comparative analysis of various pretreatments to mitigate fouling and scaling in membrane distillation20
Ionic and pH responsive thin film composite hollow fiber nanofiltration membrane for molecular separation20
Deep learning for pH prediction in water desalination using membrane capacitive deionization20
Desalinated brackish water with improved mineral composition using monovalent-selective nanofiltration followed by reverse osmosis20
Membrane distillation process application using a novel ceramic membrane for Brackish water desalination20