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 2016-12-31. 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

361 core citations up to the end of 1975PDG RPP has been unified. The most recent is shown.
Review of Particle Physics
Particle Data Group (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. 484 core citations up to the end of 1975
  2. 472 core citations up to the end of 1975
    A Model of Leptons
    Steven Weinberg (MIT, LNS). Nov 1967. 3 pp.
    Published in Phys.Rev.Lett. 19 (1967) 1264-1266
    DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevLett.19.1264

  3. 419 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

  4. 411 core citations up to the end of 1975
  5. 410 core citations up to the end of 1975
  6. 404 core citations up to the end of 1975
  7. 385 core citations up to the end of 1975
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  9. 355 core citations up to the end of 1975
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  11. 336 core citations up to the end of 1975
  12. 329 core citations up to the end of 1975
  13. 319 core citations up to the end of 1975
  14. 314 core citations up to the end of 1975
  15. 290 core citations up to the end of 1975
  16. 288 core citations up to the end of 1975
  17. 284 core citations up to the end of 1975
  18. 270 core citations up to the end of 1975
  19. 266 core citations up to the end of 1975
  20. 257 core citations up to the end of 1975
  21. 256 core citations up to the end of 1975
  22. 253 core citations up to the end of 1975
  23. 250 core citations up to the end of 1975
  24. 232 core citations up to the end of 1975
  25. 212 core citations up to the end of 1975
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  27. 208 core citations up to the end of 1975
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  31. 188 core citations up to the end of 1975
  32. 187 core citations up to the end of 1975
  33. 187 core citations up to the end of 1975
  34. 187 core citations up to the end of 1975
  35. 182 core citations up to the end of 1975
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  38. 178 core citations up to the end of 1975
  39. 178 core citations up to the end of 1975