Top Cited Articles of All Time (1975 edition)

The 40 most highly cited papers of All Time (1975 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 2016-01-04. 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 1975 editions

294 core citations up to the end of 1975PDG RPP has been unified. The most recent is shown.
Review of Particle Physics
Particle Data Group Collaboration (K.A. Olive (Minnesota U.) et al.). 2014. 1676 pp.
Published in Chin.Phys. C38 (2014) 090001
DOI: 10.1088/1674-1137/38/9/090001

  1. 415 core citations up to the end of 1975
    Experimental Observation of a Heavy Particle J
    E598 Collaboration (J.J. Aubert (MIT, LNS) et al.). 1974. 9 pp.
    Published in Phys.Rev.Lett. 33 (1974) 1404-1406
    COO-3069-271
    DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevLett.33.1404

  2. 404 core citations up to the end of 1975
  3. 400 core citations up to the end of 1975
  4. 356 core citations up to the end of 1975
  5. 338 core citations up to the end of 1975
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  7. 286 core citations up to the end of 1975
  8. 276 core citations up to the end of 1975
  9. 270 core citations up to the end of 1975
  10. 270 core citations up to the end of 1975
  11. 233 core citations up to the end of 1975
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  14. 225 core citations up to the end of 1975
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  22. 194 core citations up to the end of 1975
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  24. 184 core citations up to the end of 1975
  25. 182 core citations up to the end of 1975
  26. 175 core citations up to the end of 1975
  27. 164 core citations up to the end of 1975
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  30. 163 core citations up to the end of 1975
  31. 160 core citations up to the end of 1975
  32. 160 core citations up to the end of 1975
  33. 154 core citations up to the end of 1975
  34. 154 core citations up to the end of 1975
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  36. 146 core citations up to the end of 1975
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  38. 141 core citations up to the end of 1975
  39. 136 core citations up to the end of 1975