Resource Analysis of Ethereum 2.0 Clients

  title={Resource Analysis of Ethereum 2.0 Clients},
  author={Mikel Cortes-Goicoechea and Luca Franceschini and Leonardo Arturo Bautista-Gomez},
  journal={2021 3rd Conference on Blockchain Research \& Applications for Innovative Networks and Services (BRAINS)},
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