The Lightning Network is a fascinating protocol with enormous potential, but also many challenges.  A new mechanism for updating channel states may work to solve some of Lightning’s biggest trade-offs.  Learn more from the announcement by Cristian decker on Blockstream.com

Link to the article:
https://blockstream.com/2018/04/30/eltoo-next-lightning.html

Link to the eltoo paper:
https://blockstream.com/eltoo.pdf

Link to the paper describing channel factories:
https://www.tik.ee.ethz.ch/file/a20a865ce40d40c8f942cf206a7cba96/Scalable_Funding_Of_Blockchain_Micropayment_Networks%20(1).pdf

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