Keywords: WDM System Performance Evaluation, System Feasibility Check, Comparison Results,
Optical Link, Optical Channel Route, Light Path, Optical Transmission Line, Dispersion
Penalty, OSNR, Receiver Margin, Noise PSD, Nonlinear Impairments, SPM, XPM, FWM, SBS,
DGD, Accumulated Chromatic Dispersion, System Performance Map, Dispersion Map,
OSNR Map, Ring Simulation.
Examples describing other steps of the design workflow are available in the WDM Network Design section.