The emission of randomly oriented dichroic dyes illuminated with a collimated beam results in a non-isotropic emission distribution. We demonstrate this can have significant impact on the surface losses and edge output of luminescent solar concentrators.
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P. P. P. C. Verbunt, C. Sanchez-Somolinos, D. J. Broer, and M. G. Debije, "Anisotropic Light Emissions in Luminescent Solar Concentrators," in Renewable Energy and the Environment Optics and Photonics Congress, OSA Technical Digest (online) (Optical Society of America, 2012), paper ST2A.7.
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