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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There was to be a transfer of kindergarten programs from the Department of Family and Children's Services to EDWA and an adjustment of the entry age for kindergarten children.
However the cultural understandings, assumptions and conceptualisations are often very different and can be the basis of people misunderstanding each other (Sharifian 2001, EDWA 1999b).
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.
SHAUN EDWA W RDS The Wales defence coach will not be happy with what he has seen over the last four matches where Wales have shipped 21 tries with five more leaked in Wellington.
ROB EDWA DWADW RDS insists he always intended to appoint Matt Gill as his number two and welcomes the input of the strong voice and opinions of the 33-yearold midfielder.
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.