A curated list of papers ordered by number of citations. Last updated 2020-01-21

#Title
Citations
1.Bitcoin: A Peer-to-Peer Electronic Cash System Nakamoto, Satoshi. 2008
8907
2.Bitcoin and cryptocurrency technologies: a comprehensive introduction Narayanan, Arvind and Bonneau, Joseph and Felten, Edward and Miller, Andrew and Goldfeder, Steven. 2016
917
3.A next-generation smart contract and decentralized application platform Buterin, Vitalik. 2014
908
4.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
852
5.Algorand Chen, Jing and Micali, Silvio. 2016
404
6.The Ripple protocol consensus algorithm Schwartz, D and Youngs, N and Britto, A. 2014
307
7.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
72
8.DFINITY Technology Overview Series, Consensus System Hanke, Timo and Movahedi, Mahnush and Williams, Dominic. 2018
58
9.Coda: Decentralized cryptocurrency at scale Meckler, Izaak and Shapiro, Evan. 2018
4
10.The Chia Network Blockchain Cohen, Bram and Pietrzak, Krzysztof. 2019
1
11.Introduction to the Tezos Blockchain Allombert, Victor and Bourgoin, Mathias and Tesson, Julien. 2019
0