Monte Carlo ray tracing modeling is used for design optimization of luminescent solar concentrator for micro solar cell arrays. Key parameter is identified as luminophore self-absorption. For DCM dye the optimum dimension is at the scale of millimeters.
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L. Li, X. Sheng, E. P. Brueckner, Y. Yao, J. A. Rogers, and R. G. Nuzzo, "Modeling and Optimization of Luminescent Solar Concentrator for Micro Cell Array Module," in Frontiers in Optics 2012/Laser Science XXVIII, OSA Technical Digest (online) (Optical Society of America, 2012), paper FW6A.4.