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Andrew Chang, Ronak Patel, Ming G Wong: High-performance network switch. Foundry Networks, Sterne Kessler Goldstein & Fox PLLC, February 24, 2004: US06697368 (179 worldwide citation)

The present invention provides a high-performance network switch. A digital switch has a plurality of blades coupled to a switching fabric via serial pipes. Serial link technology is used in the switching fabric. Each blade outputs serial data streams with in-band control information in multiple str ...


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Andrew Chang, Ronak Patel, Ming G Wong: Method and system for encoding wide striped cells. Foundry Networks, David B Ritchie, Thelen Reid & Priest, May 11, 2004: US06735218 (93 worldwide citation)

A system and method for encoding wide striped cells that carry packets of data across stripes. The method encodes an initial block of a first wide striped cell is encoded with initial cell encoding information, and distributes initial bytes of packet data into available space in the initial block of ...


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Ming G Wong, Xiaodong Zhao: Cross-point switch with deadlock prevention. Foundry Networks, Sterne Kessler Goldstein & Fox P L L C, December 30, 2003: US06671275 (82 worldwide citation)

A network switch includes a plurality of cross points each having a plurality of ports, a switching fabric that routes traffic between the plurality of cross points, and an arbitrator that arbitrates the traffic in a cut-through mode for packets larger than a predetermined size, and in a store and f ...


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Andrew Chang, Ronak Patel, Ming G Wong: High-performance network switch. Foundry Networks, James E Parsons, April 17, 2007: US07206283 (71 worldwide citation)

The present invention provides a high-performance network switch. A digital switch has a plurality of blades coupled to a switching fabric via serial pipes. Serial link technology is used in the switching fabric. Each blade outputs serial data streams with in-band control information in multiple str ...


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Andrew Chang, Ronak Patel, Ming G Wong: Network switch cross point. Foundry Networks, James E Parsons, April 8, 2008: US07356030 (52 worldwide citation)

A switching fabric having cross points that process multiple stripes of serial data. Each cross point includes a plurality of port slices and ports. Each port includes a plurality of FIFOs, a FIFO read arbitrator, a multiplexer, a dispatcher, and an accumulator. In one embodiment, each cross point h ...


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Andrew Chang, Ronak Patel, Ming G Wong: Method and system for encoding wide striped cells. Foundry Networks, Thelen Reid & Priest, David B Ritchie, April 10, 2007: US07203194 (52 worldwide citation)

A system and method for encoding wide striped cells that carry packets of data across stripes. The method encodes an initial block of a first wide striped cell is encoded with initial cell encoding information, and distributes initial bytes of packet data into available space in the initial block of ...


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Andrew Chang, Ronak Patel, Ming G Wong: Backplane interface adapter. Foundry Networks, James E Parsons, June 26, 2007: US07236490 (50 worldwide citation)

A backplane interface adapter for a high-performance network switch. The backplane interface adapter receives narrow input cells carrying packets of data and outputs wide striped cells to a switching fabric. One traffic processing path through the backplane interface adapter includes deserializer re ...


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Ronak Patel, Ming G Wong, Yu mei Lin, Andrew Chang: Backplane interface adapter with error control and redundant fabric. Foundry Networks, Townsend and Townsend and Crew, September 29, 2009: US07596139 (46 worldwide citation)

A backplane interface adapter with error control and redundant fabric for a high-performance network switch. The error control may be provided by an administrative module that includes a level monitor, a stripe synchronization error detector, a flow controller, and a control character presence track ...


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Andrew Chang, Ronak Patel, Ming G Wong: Backplane interface adapter. Foundry Networks, Townsend and Townsend and Crew, March 31, 2009: US07512127 (43 worldwide citation)

A backplane interface adapter for a network switch. The backplane interface adapter includes at least one receiver that receives input cells carrying packets of data; at least one cell generator that generates encoded cells which include the packets of data from the input cells; and at least one tra ...


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Ronak Patel, Ming G Wong, Yu Mei Lin, Andrew Chang, Yuen Fai Wong: Backplane interface adapter with error control and redundant fabric. Foundry Networks, Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton, May 24, 2011: US07948872 (27 worldwide citation)

A backplane interface adapter with error control and redundant fabric for a high-performance network switch. The error control may be provided by an administrative module that includes a level monitor, a stripe synchronization error detector, a flow controller, and a control character presence track ...