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Zurich Research Laboratory, Zurich, Switzerland
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Professional Associations:  IEEE Communications Society  |  IEEE Computer Society


2017

Distributed operating system functions for nodes in a rack
Francois Abel, Rolf Clauberg, Andreas C. Doering, Patricia M. Sagmeister, Martin L. Schmatz
US Patent 9547540


2015

Data packet processing
Verplanken, Fabrice Jean and Abel, Francois and Basso, Claude and Philippe, Damon
US Patent App. 14/862,599

Network controller-sideband interface port controller
Abel, Francois and Basso, Claude and Damon, Philippe and Verplanken, Fabrice J
US Patent App. 14/858,013

Assembling response packets
Verplanken, Fabrice Jean and Abel, Francois and Aldebert, Jean-Paul and Frenoy, Jean-Luc
US Patent App. 14/862,882

Sticky and transient markers for a packet parser
Abel, Francois and Basso, Claude and Damon, Philippe and Verplanken, Fabrice J
US Patent App. 14/932,244


2012

Method and system to reduce interconnect latency
Francois G Abel, Alan F Benner, Richard R Grzybowski, Brewster Roe Hemenway Jr, Ilias Iliadis, Rajaram Krishnamurthy, Ronald P Luijten, Cyriel Minkenberg
US Patent 8,135,024

NETWORK PROCESSOR AND METHOD FOR ACCELERATING DATA PACKET PARSING
F. VERPLANKEN, J. CALVIGNAC, F. ABEL, C. CHANG, D. PHILIPPE, others
WO Patent 2,012,080,170

SELECTION OF RECEIVE-QUEUE BASED ON PACKET ATTRIBUTES
F. Abel, C. Basso, J.L. Calvignac, N. Vaidhyanathan, F. Verplanken, C.B. Verrilli
US Patent 20,120,155,267

CHECKSUM VERIFICATION ACCELERATOR
F. Abel, C. Basso, J.L. Calvignac, N. Vaidhyanathan, F. Verplanken
US Patent 20,120,151,307

Accelerating Data Packet Parsing
F. Abel, J.L. Calvignac, C. Chang, P. Damon, F.J. Verplanken
US Patent 20,120,159,132


2011


Identification of qos classification based on packet attributes
Francois Abel, Claude Basso, Jean L Calvignac, Natarajan Vaidhyanathan, Fabrice Verplanken, Colin B Verrilli
US Patent App. 13/302,489

Packet handler including plurality of parallel action machines
Francois Abel, Jean Calvignac, Christoph Hagleitner, Fabrice Verplanken
US Patent App. 13/017,949

Programmable multifield parser packet
Francois Abel, Jean Calvignac, Christoph Hagleitner, Jan Van Lunteren, Fabrice Verplanken
US Patent App. 13/017,963

Switching device for routing data, computer interconnection network and routing method using such device
ABEL, Francois; GUSAT, Mircea; MINKENBERG, Cyriel J. A.;
WO Patent 2,011,148,320

Method to operate a crossbar switch
Francois G Abel, Mircea Gusat, Rajaram B Krishnamurthy, Cyriel Minkenberg
US Patent 7,978,690


2010

Chip circuit for combined and data compressed FIFO arbitration for a non-blocking switch
Francois Abel, Gottfried Andreas Goldrian, Ingemar Holm, Helmut Kohler Moensheim, Norbert Schumacher


2009



2008


Method and device for scheduling unicast and multicast traffic in an interconnecting fabric
Cyriel Minkenberg Gutenswil, Francois G Abel, Enrico Schiattarella
EP Patent 1,925,117

Memory sharing mechanism based on priority elevation
Francois G. Abel, Wolfgang Denzel, Antonius Engbersen, Ferdinand Gramsamer, Mitch Gusat, Ronald P Luijten, Cyriel Minkenberg, Mark Verhappen
US Patent App. 20,080/165,793

Combined and data compressed FIFO based arbitration for a non-blocking switch
Francois Abel, Gottfried Andreas Goldrian, Ingemar Holm, Helmut Kohler Moensheim, Norbert Schumacher
US Patent App. 11/297,618


2007

Control logic implementation for a non-blocking switch network
Gottfried A Goldrian, Bernd Leppla, Norbert Schumacher, Francois Abel, Ronald P Luijten,

Scalable Link-Level Flow-Control For A Switching Device
Mitch Gusat, Ferdinand Gramsamer, Mark Verhappen, Antonius Engbersen, Ronald P Luijten, Francois G Abel, Cyriel Minkenberg, Jose Duato
US Patent App. 11/840,337


Method and device for scheduling interconnections in an interconnecting fabric
Cyriel Johan Agnes Minkenberg, Francois Abel, Enrico Schiattarella, Venkatesh Ramaswamy


2005



2004

Load balancing system, apparatus and method
Francois G Abel, Peter Buchmann, Antonius Engbersen, Andreas Herkersdorf, Ronald P Luijten, David J Webb


2003

Method of operating a crossbar switch
Abel Francois, Bernd Leppla, Ronald Luijten, Norbert Schumacher

Method and system for ordered dynamic distribution of packet flows over network processors
Francois Abel, Alan Benner, Gero Dittmann, Andreas Herkersdorf
US Patent 7,359,318; WO Patent 2,003,075,520

Method and arrangement for local sychronization in master-slave distributed communication systems
M Colmant, A Benner, F G Abel, M Poret, N Schumacher, A Blanc, M Verhappen, M Gusat
US Patent App. 10/512,671