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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 scalability without sacrificing security.

Kadena public summary paper

William Martino and Stuart Popejoy, November 2018

Chainweb whitepaper

William Martino, Stuart Popejoy, Monica Quaintance, January 2018

Chainweb protocol security calculations

Monica Quaintance, William Martino, January 2018

Chainweb updated security analysis: agent-based simulations

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