Top Cited Articles during 2015 in hep-ph

The 100 most highly cited papers during 2015 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 2015 editions

2015 reports for eprints

  1. 1391 citations in 2015
  2. 898 citations in 2015
  3. 766 citations in 2015
    A Brief Introduction to PYTHIA 8.1
    Torbjorn Sjostrand (CERN & Lund U.), Stephen Mrenna (Fermilab), Peter Z. Skands (CERN & Fermilab). Oct 2007. 27 pp.
    Published in Comput.Phys.Commun. 178 (2008) 852-867
    CERN-LCGAPP-2007-04, LU-TP-07-28, FERMILAB-PUB-07-512-CD-T
    DOI: 10.1016/j.cpc.2008.01.036
    e-Print: arXiv:0710.3820 [hep-ph] | PDF

  4. 715 citations in 2015
    Parton distributions for the LHC
    A.D. Martin (Durham U., IPPP), W.J. Stirling (Cambridge U.), R.S. Thorne, G. Watt (University Coll. London). Jan 2009. 157 pp.
    Published in Eur.Phys.J. C63 (2009) 189-285
    IPPP-08-95, DCPT-08-190, CAVENDISH-HEP-08-16
    DOI: 10.1140/epjc/s10052-009-1072-5
    e-Print: arXiv:0901.0002 [hep-ph] | PDF

  5. 647 citations in 2015
  6. 644 citations in 2015
  7. 577 citations in 2015
  8. 541 citations in 2015
  9. 532 citations in 2015
  10. 502 citations in 2015
    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

  11. 400 citations in 2015
  12. 399 citations in 2015
  13. 391 citations in 2015
  14. 373 citations in 2015
  15. 360 citations in 2015
  16. 356 citations in 2015
  17. 349 citations in 2015
    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

  18. 329 citations in 2015
  19. 302 citations in 2015
  20. 302 citations in 2015
  21. 296 citations in 2015
  22. 290 citations in 2015
  23. 289 citations in 2015
  24. 283 citations in 2015
    Herwig++ Physics and Manual
    M. Bahr (Karlsruhe U., ITP) et al.. Mar 2008. 143 pp.
    Published in Eur.Phys.J. C58 (2008) 639-707
    CERN-PH-TH-2008-038, CAVENDISH-HEP-08-03, KA-TP-05-2008, DCPT-08-22, IPPP-08-11, CP3-08-05
    DOI: 10.1140/epjc/s10052-008-0798-9
    e-Print: arXiv:0803.0883 [hep-ph] | PDF

  25. 272 citations in 2015
  26. 266 citations in 2015
    Parton distributions with LHC data
    Richard D. Ball (Edinburgh U.) et al.. Jul 2012. 53 pp.
    Published in Nucl.Phys. B867 (2013) 244-289
    EDINBURGH-2012-08, IFUM-FT-997, FR-PHENO-2012-014, RWTH-TTK-12-25, CERN-PH-TH-2012-037, SFB-CPP-12-47
    DOI: 10.1016/j.nuclphysb.2012.10.003
    e-Print: arXiv:1207.1303 [hep-ph] | PDF

  27. 262 citations in 2015
  28. 252 citations in 2015
  29. 249 citations in 2015
    Heavy quarkonium: progress, puzzles, and opportunities
    N. Brambilla (Munich, Tech. U.) et al.. Oct 2010. 181 pp.
    Published in Eur.Phys.J. C71 (2011) 1534
    SLAC-R-996, TUM-EFT-11-10, CLNS-10-2066, ANL-HEP-PR-10-44, ALBERTA-THY-11-10, CP3-10-37, FZJ-IKP-TH-2010-24, INT-PUB-10-059, JLAB-THY-11-1308, FERMILAB-PUB-10-737-T
    DOI: 10.1140/epjc/s10052-010-1534-9
    e-Print: arXiv:1010.5827 [hep-ph] | PDF

  30. 246 citations in 2015
  31. 245 citations in 2015
  32. 244 citations in 2015
  33. 226 citations in 2015
  34. 224 citations in 2015
  35. 220 citations in 2015
  36. 217 citations in 2015
  37. 204 citations in 2015
    Tuning Monte Carlo Generators: The Perugia Tunes
    Peter Zeiler Skands (CERN). May 2010. 33 pp.
    Published in Phys.Rev. D82 (2010) 074018
    MCNET-10-08, CERN-PH-TH-2010-113
    DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevD.82.074018
    e-Print: arXiv:1005.3457 [hep-ph] | PDF

  38. 201 citations in 2015
  39. 197 citations in 2015
    Neutrino oscillations refitted
    D.V. Forero, M. Tortola, J.W.F. Valle (Valencia U., IFIC). May 29, 2014. 10 pp.
    Published in Phys.Rev. D90 (2014) no.9, 093006
    IFIC-14-38
    DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevD.90.093006
    e-Print: arXiv:1405.7540 [hep-ph] | PDF

  40. 191 citations in 2015
  41. 179 citations in 2015
  42. 176 citations in 2015
  43. 175 citations in 2015
  44. 175 citations in 2015
  45. 175 citations in 2015
  46. 175 citations in 2015
  47. 164 citations in 2015
  48. 164 citations in 2015
    The International Linear Collider Technical Design Report - Volume 2: Physics
    Howard Baer (ed.) (Oklahoma U.) et al.. Jun 26, 2013.
    ILC-REPORT-2013-040, ANL-HEP-TR-13-20, BNL-100603-2013-IR, IRFU-13-59, CERN-ATS-2013-037, COCKCROFT-13-10, CLNS-13-2085, DESY-13-062, FERMILAB-TM-2554, IHEP-AC-ILC-2013-001, INFN-13-04-LNF, JAI-2013-001, JINR-E9-2013-35, JLAB-R-2013-01, KEK-REPORT-2013-1, KNU-CHEP-ILC-2013-1, LLNL-TR-635539, SLAC-R-1004, ILC-HIGRADE-REPORT-2013-003
    e-Print: arXiv:1306.6352 [hep-ph] | PDF

  49. 162 citations in 2015
  50. 162 citations in 2015
  51. 161 citations in 2015
  52. 161 citations in 2015
    Parton distributions for the LHC Run II
    NNPDF Collaboration (Richard D. Ball (U. Edinburgh, Higgs Ctr. Theor. Phys. & CERN) et al.). Oct 31, 2014. 138 pp.
    Published in JHEP 1504 (2015) 040
    EDINBURGH-2014-15, IFUM-1034-FT, CERN-PH-TH-2013-253, OUTP-14-11P, CAVENDISH-HEP-14-11
    DOI: 10.1007/JHEP04(2015)040
    e-Print: arXiv:1410.8849 [hep-ph] | PDF

  53. 160 citations in 2015
  54. 160 citations in 2015
  55. 157 citations in 2015
  56. 157 citations in 2015
  57. 156 citations in 2015
  58. 155 citations in 2015
  59. 154 citations in 2015
  60. 153 citations in 2015
  61. 152 citations in 2015
  62. 149 citations in 2015
  63. 148 citations in 2015
  64. 144 citations in 2015
  65. 144 citations in 2015
  66. 143 citations in 2015
  67. 140 citations in 2015
  68. 139 citations in 2015
  69. 139 citations in 2015
  70. 138 citations in 2015
  71. 138 citations in 2015
  72. 137 citations in 2015
  73. 137 citations in 2015
  74. 137 citations in 2015
  75. 135 citations in 2015
  76. 135 citations in 2015
  77. 135 citations in 2015
    MCFM for the Tevatron and the LHC
    John M. Campbell, R.K. Ellis (Fermilab). Jul 2010. 6 pp.
    Published in Nucl.Phys.Proc.Suppl. 205-206 (2010) 10-15
    FERMILAB-CONF-10-244-T
    DOI: 10.1016/j.nuclphysbps.2010.08.011
    Talk given at Conference: C10-04-25 Proceedings
    e-Print: arXiv:1007.3492 [hep-ph] | PDF

  78. 135 citations in 2015
  79. 134 citations in 2015
  80. 133 citations in 2015
  81. 133 citations in 2015
    Data Tables for Lorentz and CPT Violation
    V.Alan Kostelecky (Indiana U.), Neil Russell (Northern Michigan U.). Jan 2008. 21 pp.
    Published in Rev.Mod.Phys. 83 (2011) 11-31
    IUHET-511, IUHET-584, IUHET-591, IUHET-608, IUHET-624, IUHET-627
    DOI: 10.1103/RevModPhys.83.11
    e-Print: arXiv:0801.0287 [hep-ph] | PDF

  82. 133 citations in 2015
  83. 130 citations in 2015
  84. 130 citations in 2015
  85. 128 citations in 2015
  86. 127 citations in 2015
  87. 126 citations in 2015
    Higgs boson production at the LHC
    M. Spira (Hamburg U.), A. Djouadi (Montreal U. & DESY), D. Graudenz (CERN), P.M. Zerwas (DESY). Feb 1995. 52 pp.
    Published in Nucl.Phys. B453 (1995) 17-82
    DESY-94-123, UDEM-GPP-TH-95-16, CERN-TH-95-30, CERN-TH-95-030
    DOI: 10.1016/0550-3213(95)00379-7
    e-Print: hep-ph/9504378 | PDF

  88. 125 citations in 2015
  89. 125 citations in 2015
  90. 124 citations in 2015
  91. 124 citations in 2015
  92. 123 citations in 2015
  93. 122 citations in 2015
  94. 122 citations in 2015
  95. 121 citations in 2015
  96. 120 citations in 2015
  97. 120 citations in 2015
  98. 120 citations in 2015
  99. 120 citations in 2015
  100. 119 citations in 2015