A curated list of papers ordered by number of citations. Last updated 2019-08-20

#Title
Citations
1.A next-generation smart contract and decentralized application platform Buterin, Vitalik. 2014
646
2.Polkadot: Vision for a heterogeneous multi-chain framework Wood, Gavin. 2016
38
3.DFINITY Technology Overview Series, Consensus System Hanke, Timo and Movahedi, Mahnush and Williams, Dominic. 2018
34
4.Bancor Protocol Hertzog, Eyal and Benartzi, Guy and Benartzi, Galia. 2017
22
5.Tezos -- a self-amending crypto-ledger Goodman, L.M.. 2014
20
6.The Aztec Protocol Zachary J., Williamson. 2018
11
7.The Thunder Protocol Pass, Rafael and Shi, Elaine. 2018
10
8.Counterfactual: Generalized state channels Coleman, Jeff and Horne, Liam and Xuanji, Li. 2018
8
9.The Arwen Trading Protocols Heilman, Ethan and Lipmann, Sebastien and Goldberg, Sharon. 2018
1