Top Cited Articles of All Time (2016 edition) in hep-ex

The 100 most highly cited papers of All Time (2016 edition) in the hep-ex 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 2016 editions

2016 reports for eprints

  1. 7311 citations up to the end of 2016
  2. 7132 citations up to the end of 2016
  3. 5267 citations up to the end of 2016
    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

  4. 3143 citations up to the end of 2016
    Observation of top quark production in $\bar{p}p$ collisions
    CDF Collaboration (F. Abe (KEK, Tsukuba) et al.). Mar 1995. 18 pp.
    Published in Phys.Rev.Lett. 74 (1995) 2626-2631
    FERMILAB-PUB-95-022-E, CDF-PUB-TOP-PUBLIC-3040, ANL-HEP-PR-95-44
    DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevLett.74.2626
    e-Print: hep-ex/9503002 | PDF

  5. 2788 citations up to the end of 2016
    Observation of the top quark
    D0 Collaboration (S. Abachi (Fermilab) et al.). Mar 1995. 12 pp.
    Published in Phys.Rev.Lett. 74 (1995) 2632-2637
    FERMILAB-PUB-95-028-E, D0-2698, D0-PUB-95-7
    DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevLett.74.2632
    e-Print: hep-ex/9503003 | PDF

  6. 2638 citations up to the end of 2016
  7. 2578 citations up to the end of 2016
  8. 2102 citations up to the end of 2016
  9. 2052 citations up to the end of 2016
  10. 1844 citations up to the end of 2016
  11. 1744 citations up to the end of 2016
  12. 1633 citations up to the end of 2016
  13. 1597 citations up to the end of 2016
  14. 1551 citations up to the end of 2016
  15. 1373 citations up to the end of 2016
  16. 1361 citations up to the end of 2016
  17. 1333 citations up to the end of 2016
  18. 1329 citations up to the end of 2016
  19. 1315 citations up to the end of 2016
  20. 1288 citations up to the end of 2016
  21. 1264 citations up to the end of 2016
  22. 1152 citations up to the end of 2016
  23. 1115 citations up to the end of 2016
  24. 1075 citations up to the end of 2016
  25. 1036 citations up to the end of 2016
  26. 1023 citations up to the end of 2016
  27. 1015 citations up to the end of 2016
    The JHF-Kamioka neutrino project
    T2K Collaboration (Y. Itow (Tokyo U., ICRR) et al.). Jun 2001. 29 pp.
    KEK-REPORT-2001-4, ICRR-REPORT-477-2001-7, TRI-PP-01-05
    Prepared for Conference: C01-12-05.2, p.239-248 Proceedings
    e-Print: hep-ex/0106019 | PDF

  28. 983 citations up to the end of 2016
  29. 976 citations up to the end of 2016
  30. 941 citations up to the end of 2016
  31. 938 citations up to the end of 2016
    Measurement of a small atmospheric muon-neutrino / electron-neutrino ratio
    Super-Kamiokande Collaboration (Y. Fukuda (Tokyo U., ICRR) et al.). Mar 1998. 14 pp.
    Published in Phys.Lett. B433 (1998) 9-18
    ICRR-411-98-7, ICRR-REPORT-411-98-7, KEK-REPORT-97-258, SBHEP-98-1, NGTHEP-98-01, RCNS-98-04, TIT-HPE-98-01, UWSEA-98-01, OULNS-98-04
    DOI: 10.1016/S0370-2693(98)00476-6
    e-Print: hep-ex/9803006 | PDF

  32. 935 citations up to the end of 2016
  33. 896 citations up to the end of 2016
  34. 884 citations up to the end of 2016
  35. 882 citations up to the end of 2016
    Observation of large CP violation in the neutral $B$ meson system
    Belle Collaboration (Kazuo Abe (KEK, Tsukuba) et al.). Jul 2001. 12 pp.
    Published in Phys.Rev.Lett. 87 (2001) 091802
    KEK-PREPRINT-2001-50, BELLE-PREPRINT-2001-10
    DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevLett.87.091802
    e-Print: hep-ex/0107061 | PDF

  36. 878 citations up to the end of 2016
    Study of the atmospheric neutrino flux in the multi-GeV energy range
    Super-Kamiokande Collaboration (Y. Fukuda (Tokyo U., ICRR) et al.). May 1998. 14 pp.
    Published in Phys.Lett. B436 (1998) 33-41
    ICRR-REPORT-418-98-14, UCI-98-6, CSUDH-HEP-98-03, KEK-PREPRINT-98-41, UMD-98-117, SBHEP-98-3, NGTHEP-98-03, OULNS-98-02, TKU-PAP-98-03, UWSEA-PUB-98-03, LSU-HEPA-3-98, SBHEP98-3, NGTHEP.-98-03, TIT-HPE-98-06
    DOI: 10.1016/S0370-2693(98)00876-4
    e-Print: hep-ex/9805006 | PDF

  37. 878 citations up to the end of 2016
    Measurements of the solar neutrino flux from Super-Kamiokande's first 300 days
    Super-Kamiokande Collaboration (Y. Fukuda et al.). May 1998. 7 pp.
    Published in Phys.Rev.Lett. 81 (1998) 1158-1162, Erratum: Phys.Rev.Lett. 81 (1998) 4279
    ICRR-417-98-13, ICRR-REPORT-417-98-13, UCI-98-4, CSUDH-HEP-98-02, KEK-PREPRINT-98-40, UMD-98-116, SBHEP-98-2, NGTHEP-98-02, OULNS-98-01, TKU-PAP-98-02, UWSEA-PUB-98-02, LSU-HEPA-2-98, SBHEP98-2, NGTHEP.98-02, TIT-HPE-98-05
    DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevLett.81.4279, 10.1103/PhysRevLett.81.1158
    e-Print: hep-ex/9805021 | PDF

  38. 868 citations up to the end of 2016
  39. 847 citations up to the end of 2016
  40. 844 citations up to the end of 2016
  41. 841 citations up to the end of 2016
  42. 840 citations up to the end of 2016
  43. 830 citations up to the end of 2016
  44. 824 citations up to the end of 2016
  45. 823 citations up to the end of 2016
  46. 819 citations up to the end of 2016
    Measurement of the flux and zenith angle distribution of upward through going muons by Super-Kamiokande
    Super-Kamiokande Collaboration (Y. Fukuda (Tokyo U., ICRR) et al.). Dec 1998. 11 pp.
    Published in Phys.Rev.Lett. 82 (1999) 2644-2648
    ICRR-REPORT-440-98-36, BUHEP-98-29, KEK-PREPRINT-98-203, OULNS-98-06, UCI-98-15, UMD-PP-99-061, LSU-HEPA-7-98, SBHEP-98-7
    DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevLett.82.2644
    e-Print: hep-ex/9812014 | PDF

  47. 819 citations up to the end of 2016
  48. 813 citations up to the end of 2016
  49. 791 citations up to the end of 2016
  50. 785 citations up to the end of 2016
  51. 779 citations up to the end of 2016
  52. 776 citations up to the end of 2016
  53. 759 citations up to the end of 2016
  54. 731 citations up to the end of 2016
  55. 709 citations up to the end of 2016
  56. 707 citations up to the end of 2016
  57. 703 citations up to the end of 2016
  58. 695 citations up to the end of 2016
  59. 692 citations up to the end of 2016
  60. 688 citations up to the end of 2016
  61. 688 citations up to the end of 2016
  62. 684 citations up to the end of 2016
  63. 678 citations up to the end of 2016
    Observation of a baryon resonance with positive strangeness in K+ collisions with Xe nuclei
    DIANA Collaboration (V.V. Barmin (Moscow, ITEP & Frascati) et al.). Apr 2003. 9 pp.
    Published in Phys.Atom.Nucl. 66 (2003) 1715-1718, Yad.Fiz. 66 (2003) 1763-1766
    DOI: 10.1134/1.1611587
    Talk given at Conference: C02-12-02.1 Proceedings
    e-Print: hep-ex/0304040 | PDF

  64. 674 citations up to the end of 2016
  65. 673 citations up to the end of 2016
  66. 670 citations up to the end of 2016
  67. 665 citations up to the end of 2016
    Branching fraction and photon energy spectrum for $b \to s \gamma$
    CLEO Collaboration (S. Chen (Purdue U.) et al.). Aug 2001. 11 pp.
    Published in Phys.Rev.Lett. 87 (2001) 251807
    CLNS-01-1751, CLEO-01-16
    DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevLett.87.251807
    e-Print: hep-ex/0108032 | PDF

  68. 664 citations up to the end of 2016
  69. 656 citations up to the end of 2016
  70. 655 citations up to the end of 2016
  71. 646 citations up to the end of 2016
  72. 638 citations up to the end of 2016
  73. 635 citations up to the end of 2016
  74. 632 citations up to the end of 2016
  75. 629 citations up to the end of 2016
  76. 629 citations up to the end of 2016
  77. 623 citations up to the end of 2016
  78. 621 citations up to the end of 2016
  79. 620 citations up to the end of 2016
  80. 600 citations up to the end of 2016
  81. 594 citations up to the end of 2016
  82. 584 citations up to the end of 2016
  83. 579 citations up to the end of 2016
  84. 577 citations up to the end of 2016
  85. 575 citations up to the end of 2016
  86. 570 citations up to the end of 2016
  87. 564 citations up to the end of 2016
  88. 560 citations up to the end of 2016
  89. 560 citations up to the end of 2016
  90. 559 citations up to the end of 2016
  91. 556 citations up to the end of 2016
  92. 555 citations up to the end of 2016
  93. 553 citations up to the end of 2016
  94. 553 citations up to the end of 2016
    Observation of a narrow resonance of mass 2.46-GeV/c**2 decaying to D*+(s) pi0 and confirmation of the D*(sJ)(2317) state
    CLEO Collaboration (D. Besson (Kansas U.) et al.). May 2003. 16 pp.
    Published in Phys.Rev. D68 (2003) 032002, Erratum: Phys.Rev. D75 (2007) 119908
    CLNS-03-1826, CLEO-03-09, CLNS03-1826
    DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevD.68.032002, 10.1103/PhysRevD.75.119908
    e-Print: hep-ex/0305100 | PDF

  95. 550 citations up to the end of 2016
  96. 549 citations up to the end of 2016
  97. 549 citations up to the end of 2016
  98. 540 citations up to the end of 2016
  99. 539 citations up to the end of 2016
  100. 538 citations up to the end of 2016