About Fulgur Lab

Scope and vision

We research trustless off-chain architectures for Bitcoin and other blockchain networks, and their application in permissionless financial derivatives. We envision "layer 3": an interoperability layer creating a unique permissionless finance network.

Current research

  • Fulgur: a novel off-chain architecture
  • Abulafia: off-chain financial derivatives
  • CLoTH: a Lightning Network simulator
  • Smart Channels: enhancing state channels

Future research

  • Blockchain interoperability
  • Off-chain computation
  • Pseudonymous identity
  • Permissionless trade exchange