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Chainweb layer 1

Kadena's public blockchain, Chainweb, is the only sharded and scalable layer-1 PoW network in production today. It utilizes a PoW (Proof of Work) consensus mechanism that improves throughput and scalalability without sacraficing security.


Kadena public summary paper

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William Martino and Stuart Popejoy, November 2018

Chainweb whitepaper

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William Martino, Stuart Popejoy, Monica Quaintance, January 2018

Chainweb protocol security calculations

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Monica Quaintance, William Martino, January 2018

Chainweb updated security analysis: agent-based simulations

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Monica Quaintance, William Martino, Stuart Haber, Tarun Chitra, April 2019