Beacon Chain

Die Beacon Chain is a new consensus layer of the Ethereum blockchain. It serves as the backbone of the current Ethereum Proof of Stake consensus approach (2023). It manages the PoS consensus mechanism and will coordinate the shard chains if implemented as planned.

Read more details about improvements of the ethereum blockchain since the London Hard Fork in the following blogpost: Ethereum: London Hard Fork, The Merge and PoS Tokenomics