Bitcoin Atom

Bitcoin Atom – Block: 505888


Bitcoin Atom (BCA) is a SegWit enabled Bitcoin fork with on-chain atomic swaps on board and hybrid consensus. Bitcoin Atom enables truly decentralized digital asset exchange by utilizing hash time-locked contracts (HTLCs) and its own HTLC API, giving independence from intermediaries and any centralized entities.

Bitcoin Atom’s development team is working on a special embedded toolkit for both on-chain and off-chain atomic swaps, allowing for exchanging any cryptocurrencies in a hassle-free way across different blockchains. Lightning Network off-chain swaps scheduled to be launched in 2018.

Hard-fork info

Name Bitcoin Atom (BCA)
Block height 505888
Hard-fork date 2018-01-25
Ratio to BTC 1:1
Official Website

Bitcoin vs Bitcoin Atom

  Bitcoin Bitcoin Atom
Max. Supply 21 Million 21 Million
Distribution Mining Mining, Claiming
Mining Algorithm SHA256 SHA256
Blocktime 10 min. 10 min.
Max. Blocksize 1MB 1MB
Difficulty Adj. 2 Weeks 2 Weeks
Established since 2009 January 2018


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