We present the impact on the OSNR penalty of the optical routing applied to the near channels of a given connection along its light-path. We compare this penalty to the one induced by point-to-point transmission
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(060.0060) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber optics and optical communications
(060.2330) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber optics communications
(060.4265) Fiber optics and optical communications : Networks, wavelength routing
T. Zami, A. Morea, and N. Brogard, "Impact of Routing on the Transmission Performance in a Partially Transparent Optical Network," in Optical Fiber Communication Conference/National Fiber Optic Engineers Conference, OSA Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2008), paper JThA50.