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Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews, ISSN 1364-0321, 04/2016, Volume 56, pp. 611 - 630
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Solar Energy, ISSN 0038-092X, 2011, Volume 85, Issue 4, pp. 627 - 633
Parabolic trough power plants with direct steam generation are a promising option for future cost reduction in comparison to the SEGS type technology. These... 
Parabolic trough power plant | Thermal energy storage | Concrete | Phase change material | Latent heat storage | Direct steam generation | ENERGY & FUELS | Concretes | Electric power plants | Electric power generation | Construction | Storage systems | Modules | Steam generation | Steam electric power generation
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Solar Energy Materials and Solar Cells, ISSN 0927-0248, 01/2017, Volume 159, pp. 526 - 535
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Renewable Energy, ISSN 0960-1481, 05/2019, Volume 135, pp. 800 - 810
Solar-powered direct steam generation (DSG) is attractive for power generation and industrial utilization due to the combination of renewable-energy source and... 
Transient characteristics | SIMPLE algorithm | Solar energy | Direct steam generation (DSG) | Concentrating solar power (CSP) | GREEN & SUSTAINABLE SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY | ENERGY & FUELS | THERMAL-ENERGY | MODEL | SIMULATION | MULTILEVEL ANALYTICAL METHODOLOGY | FLOW | SOLAR | DYNAMICS | SYSTEMS | Solar collectors | Algorithms | Electric power production | Analysis | Green technology
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Applied Energy, ISSN 0306-2619, 11/2017, Volume 206, pp. 393 - 400
[Display omitted] •Novel experiment was performed for nanofluids at a focused solar flux of 280 Suns.•Strong surface evaporation was enabled while the bulk... 
Steam production | Evaporation | Nanofluid | Direct absorption | Photothermal conversion | Solar energy | SILVER NANOFLUIDS | THERMAL-ENERGY STORAGE | VAPOR GENERATION | AL2O3-H2O NANOFLUID | ENERGY & FUELS | PHOTOTHERMAL CONVERSION CHARACTERISTICS | NANOPARTICLE DISPERSIONS | PERFORMANCE ANALYSIS | ENGINEERING, CHEMICAL | COLLECTOR | POWER-GENERATION | WATER
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Applied Energy, ISSN 0306-2619, 06/2017, Volume 195, pp. 414 - 425
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Solar Energy, ISSN 0038-092X, 01/2018, Volume 159, pp. 501 - 509
•Innovative thermal energy storage (TES) for direct steam generation (DSG) plants.•New comparison of TES systems in DSG based on: Accumulator, Molten Salt and... 
Phase change material (PCM) | Accumulator | Direct steam generation (DSG) | Steam | Thermal energy storage (TES) | Concentrated solar power (CSP) | Molten salt | SYSTEM | DESIGN | ENERGY & FUELS | PERFORMANCE | POWER-PLANTS | Plants | Solar power plants | Heat storage | Analysis | Force and energy
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Solar Energy, ISSN 0038-092X, 11/2017, Volume 157, pp. 35 - 46
•Direct solar steam generation by plasmonic nanofluids is proposed.•Localized optical heating is the main contributor to solar steam generation.•Total solar... 
Surface plasmon resonance | Direct solar steam generation | Nanofluid | Solar energy | DIRECT ABSORPTION | THERMAL COLLECTOR | GRAPHENE NANOPLATELETS NANOFLUID | ENERGY | CONVERSION | ENERGY & FUELS | HIGH-TEMPERATURE | OPTICAL PROPERTY | NANOPARTICLES | DIRECT VAPOR GENERATION | WATER
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Applied Thermal Engineering, ISSN 1359-4311, 07/2017, Volume 121, pp. 617 - 627
[Display omitted] •Super broadband Ag@TiO2 nanoparticles were synthesized with a one–pot method.•Photo–thermal performances of Ag@TiO2 nanofluids were... 
Heat capture | Ag@TiO2 nanofluids | Solar energy harvesting | Steam generation | Ag@TiO | nanofluids | LOCALIZATION | ENERGY & FUELS | RANKINE-CYCLE SYSTEM | PERFORMANCE | WORKING FLUID | PARABOLIC TROUGH | ENGINEERING, MECHANICAL | NANOFLUID | MECHANICS | THERMODYNAMICS | DIRECT VAPOR GENERATION | ENHANCEMENT | ABSORPTION SOLAR COLLECTOR | THIN-FILM
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Applied Energy, ISSN 0306-2619, 2011, Volume 88, Issue 9, pp. 3228 - 3238
► Solar hybridization improves the performance of CCGT in a very hot and dry weather. ► The scheme analyzed is a DSG parabolic trough field coupled to the... 
Solar thermal power plants | Integrated Solar Combined Cycle | Parabolic trough | Direct Steam Generation | ENGINEERING, CHEMICAL | ENERGY & FUELS | POWER-PLANTS | SYSTEMS | Electric power plants | Electric power generation | Combined cycle engines | Gas turbines | Combined cycle | Stress corrosion cracking | Cost analysis | Thermoelectricity
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Applied Energy, ISSN 0306-2619, 01/2014, Volume 113, pp. 1338 - 1348
•Direct steam generation in parabolic-trough solar collectors.•CFD package STAR-CCM+ is used for simulating of DSG in solar collectors.•CFD model is validated... 
CFD modeling | DISS test facility | Direct steam generation | Parabolic-trough solar collector | ENGINEERING, CHEMICAL | DESIGN | ENERGY & FUELS | DSG | PIPES | RECEIVER | FLOW | Solar collectors | Analysis | Models
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Energy Conversion and Management, ISSN 0196-8904, 10/2015, Volume 103, pp. 338 - 347
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Solar Energy, ISSN 0038-092X, 10/2015, Volume 120, pp. 636 - 650
[Display omitted] •Steady-state thermo-hydraulic modeling of direct steam generation process.•A more recent flow pattern map is utilized in the prediction of... 
Flow pattern | Pressure drop | Two-phase flow | Direct steam generation | 2-PHASE FLOW | FLOW PATTERN MAP | ENERGY & FUELS | PARABOLIC TROUGHS | PART II | PIPE | SIMULATION | DYNAMICS | PRESSURE-DROP MODEL | HORIZONTAL TUBES | SOLAR COLLECTORS
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Powder Technology, ISSN 0032-5910, 11/2017, Volume 321, pp. 276 - 285
In this paper, a novel direct solar steam generation method is proposed that realizes highly efficient vapour generation. The strategy was inspired by the... 
Carbon nanotubes | Micro-porous channels | Solar harvesting | Direct steam generation | Nanofluids | SYSTEM | ENERGY | NANOPARTICLE | THERMAL-CONDUCTIVITY | FLOW | STILL | ENGINEERING, CHEMICAL | EVAPORATION | OPTIMIZATION | WATER | Electric power production | Solar heating | Analysis | Methods | Nanotubes | Electric properties | Broadband transmission
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