EDWA


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EDWA

(Erbium-Doped Waveguide Amplifier) A device that boosts the signal in an optical fiber. It is similar to an erbium-doped fiber amplifier (EDFA), except that it provides a higher gain in a small waveguide rather than several meters of fiber. See EDFA.
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Shmulovich is an invited speaker at OFC, where he will be giving a presentation entitled, "High Gain Planar Optical Amplifiers/Arrays" and will feature the latest developments in EDWA technology.
Most of these activities are outlined in the widely used manuals for teachers that explain 'how to do' particular literacy activities (for example Early Years Literacy Program, Education Victoria, 1997, and the First Steps materials, EDWA, 1994), although explanations of how computers might be used in literacy classrooms are relatively recent innovations in the literature.
The system tests low-cost metro optical amplifiers, including SOA and EDWA technologies, and helps increase profitability through low initial system cost and higher test throughput.
Teem Photonics has released a new version of the EDWA Array(TM), four erbium doped waveguide amplifiers integrated into one tiny package, just 15x140x6.
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With a Metro EDWA gain block, all a systems manufacturer has to add is its own electronics.