Top Cited Articles of All Time (2002 edition) in hep-ph

The 100 most highly cited papers of All Time (2002 edition) in the hep-ph archive

Keep in mind that citation counts can never be exact, there is something like a 5% error in most of these numbers. Please do not fret about number 32 versus 33, as this is often not a statistically significant difference. More information about citations in INSPIRE can be found here.

Also note that the counts shown, and used in the rankings, are the counts as of 2018-12-30. Further, the counts shown by the ranking are only the cites satisfying the criteria for that list. Actual citation numbers in the database may change as corrections are made and papers are added, the links will take you to the updated numbers.

Annual and All-time 2002 editions

2002 reports for eprints

  1. 1764 citations up to the end of 2002
  2. 1539 citations up to the end of 2002
    A Large mass hierarchy from a small extra dimension
    Lisa Randall (Princeton U. & MIT, LNS), Raman Sundrum (Boston U.). May 1999. 9 pp.
    Published in Phys.Rev.Lett. 83 (1999) 3370-3373
    MIT-CTP-2860, PUPT-1860, BUHEP-99-9
    DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevLett.83.3370
    e-Print: hep-ph/9905221 | PDF

  3. 1300 citations up to the end of 2002
  4. 927 citations up to the end of 2002
  5. 904 citations up to the end of 2002
  6. 711 citations up to the end of 2002
  7. 696 citations up to the end of 2002
  8. 696 citations up to the end of 2002
  9. 686 citations up to the end of 2002
  10. 651 citations up to the end of 2002
  11. 586 citations up to the end of 2002
  12. 569 citations up to the end of 2002
  13. 552 citations up to the end of 2002
  14. 552 citations up to the end of 2002
  15. 551 citations up to the end of 2002
  16. 539 citations up to the end of 2002
  17. 524 citations up to the end of 2002
    Measurement of the spin dependent structure function $g_1(x)$ of the proton
    Spin Muon (SMC) Collaboration (D. Adams et al.). Apr 1994. 11 pp.
    Published in Phys.Lett. B329 (1994) 399-406, Erratum: Phys.Lett. B339 (1994) 332-333
    DAPNIA-94-04, CERN-PPE-94-57, CERN-PPE-94-057
    DOI: 10.1016/0370-2693(94)90793-5, 10.1016/0370-2693(94)90629-7
    e-Print: hep-ph/9404270 | PDF

  18. 510 citations up to the end of 2002
    Instantons in QCD
    Thomas Schäfer (Washington U., Seattle), Edward V. Shuryak (SUNY, Stony Brook). Oct 1996. 133 pp.
    Published in Rev.Mod.Phys. 70 (1998) 323-426
    DOE-ER-40561-293, INT-96-00-150
    DOI: 10.1103/RevModPhys.70.323
    e-Print: hep-ph/9610451 | PDF

  19. 481 citations up to the end of 2002
  20. 475 citations up to the end of 2002
  21. 470 citations up to the end of 2002
    CTEQ parton distributions and flavor dependence of sea quarks
    CTEQ Collaboration (James Botts (Michigan State U.) et al.). Feb 2, 1993. 13 pp.
    Published in Phys.Lett. B304 (1993) 159-166
    MSUHEP-92-27, FERMILAB-PUB-92-371, FSU-HEP-92-1225, ISU-NP-92-17
    DOI: 10.1016/0370-2693(93)91416-K
    e-Print: hep-ph/9303255 | PDF

  22. 464 citations up to the end of 2002
  23. 454 citations up to the end of 2002
  24. 448 citations up to the end of 2002
  25. 439 citations up to the end of 2002
  26. 434 citations up to the end of 2002
  27. 434 citations up to the end of 2002
  28. 427 citations up to the end of 2002
  29. 427 citations up to the end of 2002
  30. 424 citations up to the end of 2002
  31. 422 citations up to the end of 2002
  32. 418 citations up to the end of 2002
  33. 409 citations up to the end of 2002
  34. 408 citations up to the end of 2002
  35. 397 citations up to the end of 2002
  36. 396 citations up to the end of 2002
  37. 395 citations up to the end of 2002
  38. 389 citations up to the end of 2002
  39. 386 citations up to the end of 2002
  40. 383 citations up to the end of 2002
    Chiral dynamics in nucleons and nuclei
    V. Bernard (Strasbourg, CRN), Norbert Kaiser (Munich, Tech. U.), Ulf-G. Meissner (Bonn U.). Jan 1995. 153 pp.
    Published in Int.J.Mod.Phys. E4 (1995) 193-346
    CRN-95-3, TK-95-1, CRN-95-3-AND-TK-95-1
    DOI: 10.1142/S0218301395000092
    e-Print: hep-ph/9501384 | PDF

  41. 382 citations up to the end of 2002
  42. 378 citations up to the end of 2002
  43. 375 citations up to the end of 2002
  44. 372 citations up to the end of 2002
  45. 372 citations up to the end of 2002
  46. 370 citations up to the end of 2002
  47. 368 citations up to the end of 2002
  48. 367 citations up to the end of 2002
  49. 365 citations up to the end of 2002
  50. 360 citations up to the end of 2002
  51. 358 citations up to the end of 2002
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  53. 357 citations up to the end of 2002
  54. 357 citations up to the end of 2002
  55. 352 citations up to the end of 2002
  56. 348 citations up to the end of 2002
  57. 341 citations up to the end of 2002
  58. 338 citations up to the end of 2002
  59. 335 citations up to the end of 2002
  60. 335 citations up to the end of 2002
  61. 335 citations up to the end of 2002
    Weak radiative B meson decay beyond leading logarithms
    Konstantin G. Chetyrkin (Munich, Max Planck Inst.), Mikolaj Misiak (Zurich U.), Manfred Munz (Munich, Tech. U.). Dec 1996. 17 pp.
    Published in Phys.Lett. B400 (1997) 206-219, Erratum: Phys.Lett. B425 (1998) 414
    ZU-TH-24-96, TUM-HEP-263-96, MPI-PHT-96-123
    DOI: 10.1016/S0370-2693(97)00324-9
    e-Print: hep-ph/9612313 | PDF

  62. 334 citations up to the end of 2002
  63. 329 citations up to the end of 2002
  64. 326 citations up to the end of 2002
  65. 325 citations up to the end of 2002
  66. 323 citations up to the end of 2002
  67. 321 citations up to the end of 2002
  68. 320 citations up to the end of 2002
  69. 315 citations up to the end of 2002
  70. 311 citations up to the end of 2002
  71. 306 citations up to the end of 2002
  72. 306 citations up to the end of 2002
  73. 305 citations up to the end of 2002
  74. 304 citations up to the end of 2002
  75. 302 citations up to the end of 2002
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  77. 299 citations up to the end of 2002
  78. 295 citations up to the end of 2002
  79. 293 citations up to the end of 2002
  80. 291 citations up to the end of 2002
  81. 291 citations up to the end of 2002
  82. 290 citations up to the end of 2002
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  87. 281 citations up to the end of 2002
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  90. 275 citations up to the end of 2002
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  92. 273 citations up to the end of 2002
  93. 271 citations up to the end of 2002
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  96. 268 citations up to the end of 2002
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  100. 265 citations up to the end of 2002