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 2014-01-05. 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

  1. 303 core citations up to the end of 1974
  2. 247 core citations up to the end of 1974
  3. 224 core citations up to the end of 1974
  4. 213 core citations up to the end of 1974
  5. 208 core citations up to the end of 1974
  6. 205 core citations up to the end of 1974
  7. 205 core citations up to the end of 1974
  8. 188 core citations up to the end of 1974
  9. 186 core citations up to the end of 1974
  10. 183 core citations up to the end of 1974
  11. 180 core citations up to the end of 1974
  12. 172 core citations up to the end of 1974
  13. 168 core citations up to the end of 1974
  14. 166 core citations up to the end of 1974
  15. 162 core citations up to the end of 1974
  16. 162 core citations up to the end of 1974
  17. 155 core citations up to the end of 1974
  18. 155 core citations up to the end of 1974
  19. 152 core citations up to the end of 1974
  20. 141 core citations up to the end of 1974
  21. 130 core citations up to the end of 1974
  22. 124 core citations up to the end of 1974
  23. 119 core citations up to the end of 1974
  24. 114 core citations up to the end of 1974
  25. 114 core citations up to the end of 1974
  26. 113 core citations up to the end of 1974
  27. 112 core citations up to the end of 1974
  28. 109 core citations up to the end of 1974
  29. 107 core citations up to the end of 1974
  30. 106 core citations up to the end of 1974
  31. 106 core citations up to the end of 1974
  32. 105 core citations up to the end of 1974
  33. 105 core citations up to the end of 1974
  34. 103 core citations up to the end of 1974
  35. 102 core citations up to the end of 1974
  36. 100 core citations up to the end of 1974
  37. 98 core citations up to the end of 1974
  38. 97 core citations up to the end of 1974
  39. 96 core citations up to the end of 1974
  40. 96 core citations up to the end of 1974