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Ho, J., S., Sim, L. N. Gu, J., Webster, R.D., Fane, A. G. and Coster, H. G. L. (2016) In-situ Monitoring of Biofouling on Reverse Osmosis Membranes: Detection and Mechanistic Study using Electrical Impedance Spectroscopy. – Journal of Membrane Science, 500, 55-65.

Ho, J., S., Sim, L. N. Gu, J., Webster, R.D., Fane, A. G. and Coster, H. G. L. (2016) A threshold flux phenomenon for colloidal fouling in reverse osmosis characterized by transmembrane pressure and electrical impedance spectroscopy. – Journal of Membrane Science, 500, 55-65.

Sim, Lee Nuang, Gu, Jun, Coster, Hans G.L. and Fane Anthony G. (2016) Quantitative determination of the electrical properties of RO membranes during fouling and cleaning processes using electrical impedance spectroscopy. Desalination, 379, 126-136.

Bannwarth, Sebastian, Darestani, Mariam, Coster, Hans G. L. and Wessling, Mathias (2015) Characterization of hollow fiber membranes by impedance spectroscopy. Journal of Membrane Science 473 318-326.

Luiz, Audrey, Handelsman, Timothy, Barton, Geoff, Coster, Hans and Kavanagh, John (2015) Membrane treatment options for wastewater from cellulosic ethanol biorefineries. Desalination and Water Treatment, 53, 1547-1558.

Cen, J., Vukas, M., Barton, G., Kavanagh, J., and Coster, H. G. L. (2015). Real time fouling monitoring with Electrical Impedance Spectroscopy. Journal of Membrane Science, 484, 133-139.

Darestani-Farahani, T., Chilcott, T. C. and Coster, H. G. L (2014) Changing the microstructure of membranes using an intense electric field: filtration performance. J Membr. Sci, 449, 158-168.

Darestani-Farahani, T., Chilcott, T. C. and Coster, H. G. L (2014) Electrical impedance spectroscopy study of piezoelectric PVDF membranes. Solid State Electrochem., 18, 595-605.

Darestani-Farahani, T., Chilcott, T. C. and Coster, H. G. L (2014) Effect of poling time on the filtration properties of PVDF membranes, Polymer Bulletin, Bull.: 1-14

Yeo, Siao Yien, Wang, Yuan, Chilcott, Terry, Alice Antony, Coster, Hans and Leslie, Greg (2014) Characterising nanostructure functionality of a cellulose triacetate forward osmosis membrane using electrical impedance spectroscopy. Journal of Membrane Science, 467, 292-302.

Sim, L.N., Wang, Z.J., Gu J., Coster, H.G.L. and Fane, A.G. (2013), Detection of reverse osmosis membrane fouling with silica, bovine serum albumin and their mixture using in-situ electrical impedance spectroscopy. Membr. Sci.443:45-53.

Gao, Y., Li, W., Winson C.L. Lay, W. C. L., Coster, H.G.L., Fane, A.G. and Tang, C. Y. (2013), Desalination, Characterization of forward osmosis membranes by electrochemical impedance spectroscopy. Desalination 312, 45-51.

Chilcott, T., Guo, C. and Coster, H. (2013) Extensive ionic partitioning in interfaces that membranous and biomimetic surfaces form with electrolytes: Antitheses of the gold-electrolyte interface.  J. Phys.: Conf. Ser. 434 012022 doi:10.1088/1742-6596/434/1/012022

Darestani-Farahani, T., Chilcott, T. C. and Coster, H. G. L (2013) Piezoelectric membrane for separation purposes: fabrication and piezoelectric properties. Membr, Sci., 434, 184–192

Darestani-Farahani, T., Chilcott, T. C. and Coster, H. G. L (2013) Piezoelectric membrane for separation purposes: operating conditions and filtration performance, Membr, Sci., 435, 226-232

Darestani-Farahani, T., Chilcott, T. C. and Coster, H. G. L (2013) Separation performance of PVDF membranes treated in intense electric fields. Separation Purification Tech., 118, 604–611

Chilcott, T., Anthony, A., Coster, H. and Leslie, G. (2013) In situ characterization of fouling in reverse osmosis membranes using electrical impedance spectroscopy. J. Phys: Conf. Ser, 434 012089 doi:10.1088/1742-6596/434/1/012089.

Anthony, A., Chilcott, T.C., Coster, H.G.L. and Leslie, G. (2012) In situ structural and functional characterization of reverse osmosis membranes using electrical impedance spectroscopy. J. Membr. Sci. 425, 89-97.

Sim, V.S.T., Cen, J., Chong, T.H., Yeo, A. P.S., Krantz, W. B., Coster, G.L. and Fane, A.G. (2012) Novel Monitors Enable Early Detection of RO System Fouling, IDA Journal of Desalination Water Reuse, 4. 36-48.

Cen, J., Kavanagh, J., Coster, H. and Barton, G. (2012) Fouling of Reverse Osmosis membranes by cane molasses fermentation wastewater: Detection by Electrical Impedance Spectroscopy, Desalination and Water Treatment 51, 969-975

Coster, H. G. L., Darestani-Farahani, T and Chilcott, T. C. (2011), Production and characterization of piezo-electric membranes. Desalination, 283, 2011, .52-58

Shamsi, F, Coster, H (2012) Mimicking cell membrane-like structures on alkylated silicon surfaces by peptide amphiphiles. Material Chemistry and Physics 130, 1162-1168

Coster H.G.L., Darestani Farahani, T. Chilcott, T.C. (2012) Production and characterization of piezo-electric membranes, Desalination 283, 52-57

Chilcott, T. C., Coster H. G.L. and Ellis, J. L. (2010) Structural, compositional and topographical characterization of polystyrene films using high resolution dielectric spectroscopy, American Laboratory (invitation article), 24 – 28

Kavanagh, J. M., Hussein, S., Chilcot, T.C.t and Coster, H.G.L. (2009) Fouling of Reverse Osmosis membranes using electrical impedance spectroscopy (EIS): Measurements and simulations, Desalination 236: 187-193.

Chilcott, T.C., Wong, E.L.S., Böcking T., and Coster, H.G.L. (2008) Electrical characterizations of biomimetic molecular layers on gold and silicon substrates, Meas. 29, S307–S319

Kavanagh, J.M., Chilcott, T.C. and Coster H.G.L. (2007) Fouling of reverse osmosis membranes using electrical impedance spectroscopy: Measurements and simulations, Desalination 236: 187-193

Zhang, Y.P, Chong, T.H., Fane, A.G., Law, A., Coster, H.G.L. and Winters, H. (2007) Implications of enhancing critical flux of particulates by AC fields in RO desalination and reclamation, Desalination 220: 371-379

Bender, F., Chilcott, T. C., Coster, H. G. L., Hibbert, D. B., Gooding, J. J. (2007) Characterisation of mesoporous polymer films deposited using lyotropic liquid crystal templating, Acta. 52:2640-2648.

Park, J.-S., Chilcott, T. C., Coster, H. G. L., Moon, S.-H. (2005) Characterization of BSA-fouling of ion-exchange membrane systems using a subtraction technique for lumped admittance data, Memb. Sci. 246:137-144.

Coster, H. G. L. (2004) The Physics of Cell Membranes, Biol. Physics 29: 363-399

Li, H., Fane, A.G., Coster, H.and Vigneswaran, S. (2003), ‘Observation of deposition and removal behaviour of submicron bacteria on the membrane surface during crossflow microfiltration’, Journal Of Membrane Science, vol. 217, no. 1-2, pp. 29-41.

Coster, Hans G. L. (2003) Dielectric and electrical properties of lipid bilayers in relation to their structure. In Membrane Science and Technology; Planar Lipid Bilayers (BLM’s) and Their Applications, Eds: T. Tien † A. Ottova-Leitmannova , 7:75-108

Coster, H. G. L. (2003). The physics of cell membranes. Journal of biological physics, 29(4), 363-399.

Chilcott, T. C., Chan, M., Gaedt, L., Nantawisarakul, T., Fane, A. G., & Coster, H. G. L. (2002). Electrical impedance spectroscopy characterisation of conducting membranes: I. Theory Journal of Membrane Science, 195(2), 153-167.

Gaedt, L., Chilcott, T. C., Chan, M., Nantawisarakul, T., Fane, A. G., & Coster, H. G. L. (2002). Electrical impedance spectroscopy characterisation of conducting membranes: II. Experimental Journal of Membrane Science,195(2), 169-180.

Li, H., Fane, A.G., Coster, H and Vigneswaran, S. (2000), ‘An assessment of depolarization models of cross-flow microfiltration by direct observation through membrane’, Journal of Membrane Science, vol. Volume 172: 135-147.

Wanichapichart, Chittrakam, Sujantturakam, Coster,  G. L (2000) Production of nuclear-track etched membranes. Science Asia 26:175-179.

Coster, H. G., & Chilcott, T. C. (1999). The characterization of membranes and membrane surfaces using impedance spectroscopy. Surfactant science series, 79, 749-792.

Li, H., Fane, A. G., Coster, H. G. L., and Vigneswaran, S. (1998). Direct observation of particle deposition on the membrane surface during crossflow microfiltration. Journal of Membrane Science, 149(1), 83-97.

Coster, H. G. L., C. Chilcott and A. C. F. Coster (1996). “Impedance spectroscopy of interfaces, membranes and ultrastructures.” Bioelectrochem. Bioenerg. 40: 79-98.

Coster, H. G. L. and T. C. Chilcott (1996). “Role of fixed charges in biological membranes.” Biophys. & Mol. Biol. 65(S1): 166.

Chilcott, T. C., Coster, H. G. L., & George, E. P. (1995). AC impedance of the bipolar membrane at low and high frequencies. Journal of membrane science, 100(2), 77-86.

Chilcott, T. C., Coster, H. G. L., & George, E. P. (1995). A novel method for the characterisation of the double fixed charge (bipolar) membrane using impedance spectroscopy. Journal of membrane science, 108(1), 185-197.

Zha, F. F., Coster, H. G. L., & Fane, A. G. (1994). A study of stability of supported liquid membranes by impedance spectroscopy. Journal of membrane science,93(3), 255-271.

Coster, H. G. L., J. Kim, K. Dahlan and J. R. Smith (1992). “Characterisation of ultrafiltration membranes by impedance spectroscopy. I. Determination of the separate electrical parameters and porosity of the skin and sublayers.” J. Membrane Sci. 66: 19-26.