Top Cited Articles of All Time (2012 edition) by hep-ph

The 100 most highly cited papers of All Time (2012 edition) cited by papers 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.

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19123 citations by hep-ph eprints up to the end of 2012PDG RPP has been unified. The most recent is shown.
Review of Particle Physics
Particle Data Group (M. Tanabashi (Nagoya U. & KMI, Nagoya) et al.). 2018. 1898 pp.
Published in Phys.Rev. D98 (2018) no.3, 030001
DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevD.98.030001

  1. 2292 citations by hep-ph eprints up to the end of 2012
  2. 2281 citations by hep-ph eprints up to the end of 2012
  3. 2281 citations by hep-ph eprints up to the end of 2012
  4. 2040 citations by hep-ph eprints up to the end of 2012
    Evidence for oscillation of atmospheric neutrinos
    Super-Kamiokande Collaboration (Y. Fukuda (Tokyo U., ICRR) et al.). Jul 1998. 9 pp.
    Published in Phys.Rev.Lett. 81 (1998) 1562-1567
    BU-98-17, ICRR-REPORT-422-98-18, UCI-98-8, KEK-PREPRINT-98-95, LSU-HEPA-5-98, UMD-98-003, SBHEP-98-5, TKU-PAP-98-06, TIT-HPE-98-09
    DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevLett.81.1562
    e-Print: hep-ex/9807003 | PDF

  5. 1977 citations by hep-ph eprints up to the end of 2012
  6. 1877 citations by hep-ph eprints up to the end of 2012
  7. 1854 citations by hep-ph eprints up to the end of 2012
  8. 1805 citations by hep-ph eprints up to the end of 2012
  9. 1756 citations by hep-ph eprints up to the end of 2012
    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

  10. 1718 citations by hep-ph eprints up to the end of 2012
    The Pomeranchuk Singularity in Quantum Chromodynamics
    I.I. Balitsky, L.N. Lipatov (St. Petersburg, INP). 1978. 15 pp.
    Published in Sov.J.Nucl.Phys. 28 (1978) 822-829, Yad.Fiz. 28 (1978) 1597-1611

  11. 1702 citations by hep-ph eprints up to the end of 2012
  12. 1695 citations by hep-ph eprints up to the end of 2012
  13. 1677 citations by hep-ph eprints up to the end of 2012
  14. 1667 citations by hep-ph eprints up to the end of 2012
  15. 1584 citations by hep-ph eprints up to the end of 2012
  16. 1538 citations by hep-ph eprints up to the end of 2012
    The Pomeranchuk Singularity in Nonabelian Gauge Theories
    E.A. Kuraev, L.N. Lipatov, Victor S. Fadin (Novosibirsk, IYF). 1977. 6 pp.
    Published in Sov.Phys.JETP 45 (1977) 199-204, Zh.Eksp.Teor.Fiz. 72 (1977) 377-389

  17. 1512 citations by hep-ph eprints up to the end of 2012
    Complex Spinors and Unified Theories
    Murray Gell-Mann (CERN), Pierre Ramond (Caltech), Richard Slansky (Los Alamos). 1979. 7 pp.
    Published in Conf.Proc. C790927 (1979) 315-321
    PRINT-80-0576
    Prepared for Conference: C79-09-27 (Stony Brook Wkshp.1979:0315)
    e-Print: arXiv:1306.4669 [hep-th] | PDF

  18. 1456 citations by hep-ph eprints up to the end of 2012
  19. 1383 citations by hep-ph eprints up to the end of 2012
  20. 1368 citations by hep-ph eprints up to the end of 2012
    Resonance Amplification of Oscillations in Matter and Spectroscopy of Solar Neutrinos
    S.P. Mikheyev, A.Yu. Smirnov (Moscow, INR). 1986. 8 pp.
    Published in Sov.J.Nucl.Phys. 42 (1985) 913-917, Yad.Fiz. 42 (1985) 1441-1448

  21. 1367 citations by hep-ph eprints up to the end of 2012
  22. 1348 citations by hep-ph eprints up to the end of 2012
  23. 1320 citations by hep-ph eprints up to the end of 2012
  24. 1303 citations by hep-ph eprints up to the end of 2012
    Phenomenological Lagrangians
    Steven Weinberg (Harvard U. & Harvard-Smithsonian Ctr. Astrophys.). Oct 1978. 14 pp.
    Published in Physica A96 (1979) no.1-2, 327-340
    HUTP-78-A051A
    DOI: 10.1016/0378-4371(79)90223-1
    Conference: C78-02-18 Proceedings

  25. 1290 citations by hep-ph eprints up to the end of 2012
  26. 1278 citations by hep-ph eprints up to the end of 2012
    Deep inelastic e p scattering in perturbation theory
    V.N. Gribov, L.N. Lipatov (St. Petersburg, INP). 1972. 27 pp.
    Published in Sov.J.Nucl.Phys. 15 (1972) 438-450, Yad.Fiz. 15 (1972) 781-807
    IPTI-381-71

  27. 1250 citations by hep-ph eprints up to the end of 2012
  28. 1222 citations by hep-ph eprints up to the end of 2012
  29. 1209 citations by hep-ph eprints up to the end of 2012
  30. 1181 citations by hep-ph eprints up to the end of 2012
  31. 1160 citations by hep-ph eprints up to the end of 2012
  32. 1152 citations by hep-ph eprints up to the end of 2012
  33. 1131 citations by hep-ph eprints up to the end of 2012
  34. 1119 citations by hep-ph eprints up to the end of 2012
  35. 1107 citations by hep-ph eprints up to the end of 2012
  36. 1081 citations by hep-ph eprints up to the end of 2012
  37. 1024 citations by hep-ph eprints up to the end of 2012
  38. 1011 citations by hep-ph eprints up to the end of 2012
    A Supersymmetry primer
    Stephen P. Martin (Northern Illinois U. & Fermilab). Sep 1997. 153 pp.
    Published in Adv.Ser.Direct.High Energy Phys. 21 (2010) 1-153, Adv.Ser.Direct.High Energy Phys. 18 (1998) 1-98
    FERMILAB-PUB-97-425-T
    DOI: 10.1142/9789814307505_0001, 10.1142/9789812839657_0001
    e-Print: hep-ph/9709356 | PDF

  39. 1006 citations by hep-ph eprints up to the end of 2012
  40. 1002 citations by hep-ph eprints up to the end of 2012
  41. 1000 citations by hep-ph eprints up to the end of 2012
  42. 997 citations by hep-ph eprints up to the end of 2012
  43. 997 citations by hep-ph eprints up to the end of 2012
  44. 996 citations by hep-ph eprints up to the end of 2012
  45. 991 citations by hep-ph eprints up to the end of 2012
  46. 973 citations by hep-ph eprints up to the end of 2012
  47. 972 citations by hep-ph eprints up to the end of 2012
  48. 964 citations by hep-ph eprints up to the end of 2012
  49. 962 citations by hep-ph eprints up to the end of 2012
  50. 936 citations by hep-ph eprints up to the end of 2012
  51. 934 citations by hep-ph eprints up to the end of 2012
  52. 931 citations by hep-ph eprints up to the end of 2012
  53. 916 citations by hep-ph eprints up to the end of 2012
  54. 906 citations by hep-ph eprints up to the end of 2012
  55. 906 citations by hep-ph eprints up to the end of 2012
  56. 899 citations by hep-ph eprints up to the end of 2012
  57. 898 citations by hep-ph eprints up to the end of 2012
  58. 890 citations by hep-ph eprints up to the end of 2012
  59. 887 citations by hep-ph eprints up to the end of 2012
  60. 884 citations by hep-ph eprints up to the end of 2012
  61. 883 citations by hep-ph eprints up to the end of 2012
  62. 883 citations by hep-ph eprints up to the end of 2012
  63. 878 citations by hep-ph eprints up to the end of 2012
  64. 868 citations by hep-ph eprints up to the end of 2012
  65. 866 citations by hep-ph eprints up to the end of 2012
  66. 853 citations by hep-ph eprints up to the end of 2012
  67. 849 citations by hep-ph eprints up to the end of 2012
  68. 847 citations by hep-ph eprints up to the end of 2012
  69. 843 citations by hep-ph eprints up to the end of 2012
  70. 834 citations by hep-ph eprints up to the end of 2012
    The Large N limit of superconformal field theories and supergravity
    Juan Martin Maldacena (Harvard U.). Nov 1997. 21 pp.
    Published in Int.J.Theor.Phys. 38 (1999) 1113-1133, Adv.Theor.Math.Phys. 2 (1998) 231-252
    HUTP-97-A097, HUTP-98-A097
    DOI: 10.1023/A:1026654312961, 10.4310/ATMP.1998.v2.n2.a1
    e-Print: hep-th/9711200 | PDF

  71. 832 citations by hep-ph eprints up to the end of 2012
    An Alternative to compactification
    Lisa Randall (Princeton U. & MIT, LNS), Raman Sundrum (Boston U.). Jun 1999. 10 pp.
    Published in Phys.Rev.Lett. 83 (1999) 4690-4693
    MIT-CTP-2874, PUPT-1867, BUHEP-99-13
    DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevLett.83.4690
    e-Print: hep-th/9906064 | PDF

  72. 824 citations by hep-ph eprints up to the end of 2012
  73. 823 citations by hep-ph eprints up to the end of 2012
  74. 814 citations by hep-ph eprints up to the end of 2012
  75. 811 citations by hep-ph eprints up to the end of 2012
  76. 808 citations by hep-ph eprints up to the end of 2012
  77. 807 citations by hep-ph eprints up to the end of 2012
  78. 801 citations by hep-ph eprints up to the end of 2012
  79. 800 citations by hep-ph eprints up to the end of 2012
  80. 795 citations by hep-ph eprints up to the end of 2012
  81. 793 citations by hep-ph eprints up to the end of 2012
  82. 790 citations by hep-ph eprints up to the end of 2012
  83. 785 citations by hep-ph eprints up to the end of 2012
  84. 778 citations by hep-ph eprints up to the end of 2012
    Violation of CP Invariance, C asymmetry, and baryon asymmetry of the universe
    A.D. Sakharov (Lebedev Inst.). 1967. 4 pp.
    Published in Pisma Zh.Eksp.Teor.Fiz. 5 (1967) 32-35, JETP Lett. 5 (1967) 24-27, Sov.Phys.Usp. 34 (1991) no.5, 392-393, Usp.Fiz.Nauk 161 (1991) no.5, 61-64
    DOI: 10.1070/PU1991v034n05ABEH002497

  85. 777 citations by hep-ph eprints up to the end of 2012
    GALLEX solar neutrino observations: Results for GALLEX IV
    GALLEX Collaboration (W. Hampel (Heidelberg, Max Planck Inst.) et al.). Dec 1998. 14 pp.
    Published in Phys.Lett. B447 (1999) 127-133
    DAPNIA-SPP-98-19, GX-127-1998, CHEM-BNL-C-4655-1998, MPI-H-V37-1998
    DOI: 10.1016/S0370-2693(98)01579-2

  86. 774 citations by hep-ph eprints up to the end of 2012
  87. 772 citations by hep-ph eprints up to the end of 2012
  88. 772 citations by hep-ph eprints up to the end of 2012
  89. 771 citations by hep-ph eprints up to the end of 2012
  90. 770 citations by hep-ph eprints up to the end of 2012
    Exclusive Nonleptonic Decays of D, D(s), and B Mesons
    Manfred Bauer, B. Stech (Heidelberg U.), M. Wirbel (Dortmund U.). Nov 1986. 33 pp.
    Published in Z.Phys. C34 (1987) 103
    HD-THEP-86-19, DO-THEP-86-21
    DOI: 10.1007/BF01561122

  91. 770 citations by hep-ph eprints up to the end of 2012
    The Role of Resonances in Chiral Perturbation Theory
    G. Ecker (Vienna U.), J. Gasser (Bern U.), A. Pich (CERN), E. de Rafael (Marseille, CPT). Sep 1988. 32 pp.
    Published in Nucl.Phys. B321 (1989) 311-342
    CERN-TH-5185/88, UWThPh-1988-29, BUTP-88/18, CPT-88/PE-2158
    DOI: 10.1016/0550-3213(89)90346-5

  92. 763 citations by hep-ph eprints up to the end of 2012
  93. 754 citations by hep-ph eprints up to the end of 2012
  94. 740 citations by hep-ph eprints up to the end of 2012
  95. 740 citations by hep-ph eprints up to the end of 2012
    Baryons in the 1/n Expansion
    Edward Witten (Harvard U.). Mar 1979. 59 pp.
    Published in Nucl.Phys. B160 (1979) 57-115
    HUTP-79-A007
    DOI: 10.1016/0550-3213(79)90232-3

  96. 736 citations by hep-ph eprints up to the end of 2012
  97. 732 citations by hep-ph eprints up to the end of 2012
  98. 729 citations by hep-ph eprints up to the end of 2012
  99. 729 citations by hep-ph eprints up to the end of 2012