QRL Citations, Standards, Cryptography and Recommended Technical Reading

Citations

Aggregating hash-based signatures using STARKs
https://eprint.iacr.org/2021/1048.pdf

Post-quantum blockchain using one-time signature chains
https://pdfs.semanticscholar.org/f38c/562c21fa1a94871e5f577669f7c4b9520632.pdf

Blockchained Post-Quantum Signatures
https://eprint.iacr.org/2018/658.pdf

Application and Implementation of Multivariate Public Key Cryptosystem in Blockchain (Short Paper)
https://link.springer.com/chapter/10.1007%2F978-3-030-30146-0_29

Bazo–A Cryptocurrency from Scratch
https://files.ifi.uzh.ch/CSG/staff/bocek/extern/theses/BA-Livio-Sgier.pdf

Towards Post-Quantum Blockchain: A Review on Blockchain Cryptography Resistant to Quantum Computing Attacks
https://ieeexplore.ieee.org/abstract/document/8967098

ISSA Journal: Application of Quantum Technologies for Practical Tasks
https://issa-cos.org/wp-content/uploads/2017/11/ISSA_Journal_November_2017.pdf

A survey of blockchain from security perspective
https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s42786-018-00002-6

Novel One Time Signatures (NOTS): A CompactPost-Quantum Digital Signature Scheme
https://ieeexplore.ieee.org/document/8959230

Smart Digital Signatures (SDS): A Post-quantum Digital Signature Scheme for Distributed Ledgers
https://www.researchgate.net/publication/340934583_Smart_Digital_Signatures_SDS_A_Post-quantum_Digital_Signature_Scheme_for_Distributed_Ledgers

Deterministic Wallets in a Quantum World
https://eprint.iacr.org/2020/1149

Preparation for Post-Quantum era: a survey about blockchain schemes from a post-quantum perspective
https://eprint.iacr.org/2022/026.pdf

PUBLICATIONS FROM STANDARDS BODIES (NIST / IETF)

RFC 8391 - XMSS: eXtended Merkle Signature Scheme
https://tools.ietf.org/html/rfc8391

Recommendation for Stateful Hash-Based Signature Schemes
https://nvlpubs.nist.gov/nistpubs/SpecialPublications/NIST.SP.800-208.pdf

CRYPTOGRAPHIC FUNDAMENTALS

XMSS – A Practical Forward Secure Signature Scheme based on Minimal Security Assumptions
https://eprint.iacr.org/2011/484.pdf

CRYSTALS – Dilithium: A Lattice-Based Digital Signature Scheme
https://eprint.iacr.org/2017/633.pdf

CRYSTALS – Kyber: a CCA-secure module-lattice-based KEM
https://eprint.iacr.org/2017/634.pdf

W-OTS+ – Shorter Signatures for Hash-BasedSignature Schemes
https://huelsing.files.wordpress.com/2013/05/wotsspr.pdf

“Oops, I did it again” – Security of One-Time Signatures under Two-Message Attacks
https://eprint.iacr.org/2016/1042

The Impact of Quantum Computing on Present Cryptography
https://arxiv.org/pdf/1804.00200.pdf

SEMINAL PAPERS

Bitcoin: A Peer-to-Peer Electronic Cash System
https://bitcoin.org/bitcoin.pdf

Ralph Merkle - A Certified Digital Signature (1979)
http://www.merkle.com/papers/Certified1979.pdf

FURTHER READING

Cryptography Lecture 8
https://www.icg.isy.liu.se/courses/tsit03/forelasningar/cryptolecture08.pdf

SPHINCS: practical stateless hash-based signatures
https://sphincs.cr.yp.to/papers.html

Summer School on Post-Quantum Cryptography 2017
https://2017.pqcrypto.org/school/schedule.html

Andreas Hülsing - Hash-Based Signatures
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qkqtsnXTMQM

Hash-based Signatures: An illustrated Primer
https://blog.cryptographyengineering.com/2018/04/07/hash-based-signatures-an-illustrated-primer/

Quantum computers and the Bitcoin blockchain
https://www2.deloitte.com/nl/nl/pages/innovatie/artikelen/quantum-computers-and-the-bitcoin-blockchain.html

Quantum attacks on Bitcoin, and how to protect against them
https://arxiv.org/abs/1710.10377

Decrypting Crypto: Cryptocurrencies and the Quantum Computer Threat
https://www.hudson.org/research/17770-decrypting-crypto-cryptocurrencies-and-the-quantum-computer-threat

What does the dawn of quantum computing mean for blockchain?
https://www.weforum.org/agenda/2022/04/could-quantum-computers-steal-the-bitcoins-straight-out-of-your-wallet/

BOOKS

Quantum Computing and Blockchain in Business: Exploring the applications, challenges, and collision of quantum computing and blockchain
https://www.amazon.com/Quantum-Computing-Blockchain-Business-applications/dp/1838647767