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  • Vol. 36, Iss. 33 — Nov. 20, 1997
  • pp: 8557–8562

Mean intensity patterns of mirror telescopes with random tilt errors

Leonard S. Taylor  »View Author Affiliations

Applied Optics, Vol. 36, Issue 33, pp. 8557-8562 (1997)

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The mean intensity of an illuminated mirror with random tilt errors (jitter) is expressed as the transform of the convolution of the pupil function times the tilt-error characteristic function. The result is applied to a mirror with a centered hole.

© 1997 Optical Society of America

Original Manuscript: November 13, 1996
Revised Manuscript: July 30, 1997
Published: November 20, 1997

Leonard S. Taylor, "Mean intensity patterns of mirror telescopes with random tilt errors," Appl. Opt. 36, 8557-8562 (1997)

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