A curated list of papers ordered by number of citations. Last updated 2019-11-11

#Title
Citations
1.Bitcoin: A Peer-to-Peer Electronic Cash System Nakamoto, Satoshi. 2008
8039
2.Bitcoin and cryptocurrency technologies: a comprehensive introduction Narayanan, Arvind and Bonneau, Joseph and Felten, Edward and Miller, Andrew and Goldfeder, Steven. 2016
797
3.A next-generation smart contract and decentralized application platform Buterin, Vitalik. 2014
780
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
761
5.Algorand Chen, Jing and Micali, Silvio. 2016
333
6.The Ripple protocol consensus algorithm Schwartz, D and Youngs, N and Britto, A. 2014
282
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
64
8.DFINITY Technology Overview Series, Consensus System Hanke, Timo and Movahedi, Mahnush and Williams, Dominic. 2018
46
9.Coda: Decentralized cryptocurrency at scale Meckler, Izaak and Shapiro, Evan. 2018
3
10.Introduction to the Tezos Blockchain Allombert, Victor and Bourgoin, Mathias and Tesson, Julien. 2019
0