I'm looking for an overview of established solar thermal desalination technologies. The wiki page is remarkably poor on sources.

"Established" means there is a large scale plant (>50 m³/d) or many small scale plants with several years 'uptime'. The overview should include the working principles/principle construction and basic performance metrics (throughput in conditions). Anything written in this century is recent enough.

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Here are a couple of papers published between 2011 and 2016:

If you can't find the full text, you can use Sci-Hub, where you can search by DOI.

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