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A curated list of papers ordered by number of citations. Last updated 2019-02-12

1.Bitcoin: A Peer-to-Peer Electronic Cash System Nakamoto, Satoshi. 2008
2.Zerocash: Decentralized anonymous payments from bitcoin Ben-Sasson, Eli and Chiesa, Alessandro and Garman, Christina and Green, Matthew and Miers, Ian and Tromer, Eran and Virza, Madars. 2014
3.Bitcoin and cryptocurrency technologies: a comprehensive introduction Narayanan, Arvind and Bonneau, Joseph and Felten, Edward and Miller, Andrew and Goldfeder, Steven. 2016
4.The Ripple protocol consensus algorithm Schwartz, D and Youngs, N and Britto, A. 2014
5.Algorand Chen, Jing and Micali, Silvio. 2016
6.RingCT 2.0: A Compact Accumulator-Based (Linkable Ring Signature) Protocol for Blockchain Cryptocurrency Monero Sun, Shi-Feng and Au, Man Ho and Liu, Joseph K and Yuen, Tsz Hon. 2017
7.Ethereum - White Paper Buterin, Vitalik. 2015
8.DFINITY Technology Overview Series, Consensus System Hanke, Timo and Movahedi, Mahnush and Williams, Dominic. 2018