The satoshi is currently the smallest unit of the bitcoin currency recorded on the block chain. It is a one hundred millionth of a single bitcoin (0.00000001 BTC). The unit has been named in collective homage to the original creator of Bitcoin, Satoshi Nakamoto.
- What is a 'Satoshi'?. Bitcoin Stack Exchange.
- BitcoinTalk thread 407442. How did “satoshi” become the name of the base unit? 9 January 2014. Post 4415850.