• Computer Science
  • Published in ArXiv 2019

Atomic Loans: Cryptocurrency Debt Instruments

@article{Black2019AtomicLC,
  title={Atomic Loans: Cryptocurrency Debt Instruments},
  author={Matthew Black and Tingwei Liu and Tony Cai},
  journal={ArXiv},
  year={2019},
  volume={abs/1901.05117}
}
Atomic swaps enable the transfer of value between the cryptocurrencies of various blockchains without the need to trust an intermediary. In this paper, we propose the concept of atomic loans, which utilize atomic swap technology to allow market participants to create overcollateralized debt instruments in a trustless and disintermediated manner. The primary use cases for atomic loans include enabling fiat/stablecoin access for cryptocurrency holders to participate within legacy systems, as well… CONTINUE READING
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