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)