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Atomic swap

Atomic swap

An atomic swap allows for a simultaneous exchange of different cryptocurrencies using a hashed time locked contract.

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Komodo developers perform KMD/BCH atomic swap

The swap uses a 2-of-2 multi-signature mechanism on the decentralized exchange BarterDEX.

Decred and Litecoin complete a mainnet live cross-chain atomic swap

Developers complete the first live on-chain atomic swap on the Decred and Litecoin blockchains.

Zcash engineers perform a demo Zcash/Bitcoin atomic swap

Ariel Gabizon and Jay Graber perform a demo cross-chain atomic swap using a tool called XCAT.

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Jake Yocom-Piatt

On-Chain Atomic Swaps

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