Top Cited Articles of All Time (1974 edition)

The 40 most highly cited papers of All Time (1974 edition)

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 2018-01-08. 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 1974 editions

155 core citations up to the end of 1974PDG RPP has been unified. The most recent is shown.
Review of Particle Physics
Particle Data Group (C. Patrignani (Bologna U. & INFN, Bologna) et al.). 2016. 1808 pp.
Published in Chin.Phys. C40 (2016) no.10, 100001
DOI: 10.1088/1674-1137/40/10/100001

  1. 464 core citations up to the end of 1974
  2. 372 core citations up to the end of 1974
  3. 366 core citations up to the end of 1974
  4. 362 core citations up to the end of 1974
  5. 352 core citations up to the end of 1974
  6. 319 core citations up to the end of 1974
  7. 319 core citations up to the end of 1974
  8. 292 core citations up to the end of 1974
  9. 284 core citations up to the end of 1974
  10. 284 core citations up to the end of 1974
  11. 284 core citations up to the end of 1974
  12. 266 core citations up to the end of 1974
  13. 260 core citations up to the end of 1974
  14. 257 core citations up to the end of 1974
  15. 256 core citations up to the end of 1974
  16. 255 core citations up to the end of 1974
  17. 236 core citations up to the end of 1974
  18. 233 core citations up to the end of 1974
  19. 230 core citations up to the end of 1974
  20. 225 core citations up to the end of 1974
  21. 199 core citations up to the end of 1974
  22. 197 core citations up to the end of 1974
  23. 181 core citations up to the end of 1974
  24. 174 core citations up to the end of 1974
  25. 171 core citations up to the end of 1974
  26. 169 core citations up to the end of 1974
  27. 167 core citations up to the end of 1974
  28. 165 core citations up to the end of 1974
  29. 162 core citations up to the end of 1974
  30. 160 core citations up to the end of 1974
  31. 159 core citations up to the end of 1974
  32. 156 core citations up to the end of 1974
  33. 155 core citations up to the end of 1974
  34. 154 core citations up to the end of 1974
  35. 152 core citations up to the end of 1974
  36. 151 core citations up to the end of 1974
  37. 151 core citations up to the end of 1974
  38. 151 core citations up to the end of 1974
  39. 150 core citations up to the end of 1974