A 50-Gb/s IP router

  title={A 50-Gb/s IP router},
  author={Craig Partridge and Philip P. Carvey and Ed Burgess and Isidro Casti{\~n}eyra and Tom Clarke and Lise Graham and Michael Hathaway and Phil Herman and Allen King and Steve Kohalmi and Tracy Ma and John Mcallen and Trevor Mendez and Walter C. Milliken and Ronald Pettyjohn and John Rokosz and Joshua Seeger and Michael Sollins and Steve Starch and Benjamin Tober and Gregory D. Troxel and David Waitzman and Scott Winterble},
  journal={IEEE/ACM Trans. Netw.},
Aggressive research on gigabit-per-second networks has led to dramatic improvements in network transmission speeds. One result of these improvements has been to put pressure on router technology to keep pace. This paper describes a router, nearly completed, which is more than fast enough to keep up with the latest transmission technologies. The router has a backplane speed of 50 Gb/s and can forward tens of millions of packets per second. 
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