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Lightning Network

The Bitcoin Lightning Network

The Lightning Network is a "layer 2" payment protocol that operates on top of a blockchain-based cryptocurrency. It is supposed to enable fast transactions among participating nodes and has been proposed as a solution to the bitcoin scalability problem. -Wikipedia

Lightning Network Research Papers

| A Composable Security Treatment of the Lightning Network - Kiayias & Litos 2019
| An Empirical Analysis of Privacy in the Lightning Network - Kappos, Yousaf, Piotrowska, et al, 2020
| An Introduction to the Lightning Network Protocol - Rene Pickhardt 2019
| Bitcoin Lightning Network - Poon & Dryja 2016
| Digital Forensic Implications of Collusion Attacks - Piatkivskyi, Axelsson, Nowostawski 2017
| Discreet Log Contracts Channels and Integration in the Lightning Network - Kuwahara, Le Guilly, Nakagawa 2020
| Evaluating Methods for the Identification of Off-Chain Transactions - Nowostawski and Ton 2019
| Flare: An Approach to Routing - Prihodko, Zhigulin, Sahno, et al. 2016
| Flood and Loot: A Systemic Attack - Harris and Zohar 2020
| Lightning Network Usage Statistics - Nik Bhatia 2020
| Scaling Bitcoin Securely - Aggelos Kiayias 2015
| Technological, Legal and Market Potentials of Lightning Network Applications - Miraz and Donald 2019
| Time, Bitcoin, and the Lightning Network - Joseph Poon 2019

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| Central Bank Digital Currencies (CBDCs) - (41 reports)
| CBDC Special Reports by the Bank of International Settlements (BIS) - (13 reports)
| Cryptocurrency Crime, Terrorism & National Security - (53 reports)
| Decentralized Finance (DeFi) - (10 reports)
| Government, Think Tank, and Legal/Accounting Reports - (83 reports)
| Investment Bank, Hedge Fund & Analyst Reports - (45 reports)
| Lightning Network (Bitcoin) - (12 reports)
| Mining Bitcoin & Cryptocurrencies - (33 reports)
| Proof of Stake (PoS) - Security Consensus - (33 reports)
| Proof of Work (PoW) - Security Consensus - (15 reports)
| Smart Contracts - (12 reports)
| Stablecoins - (10 reports)
| Understanding Austrian Economics and Bitcoin - (16 reports)
| University Faculty, PhD Candidate & Graduate Student Research - (35 reports)
| Whitepapers: Coins, Tokens & Cryptocurrency Projects - (39 reports)

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