Top Cited Articles of All Time (1976 edition)

The 40 most highly cited papers of All Time (1976 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 1976 editions

557 core citations up to the end of 1976PDG 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. 726 core citations up to the end of 1976
  2. 705 core citations up to the end of 1976
  3. 578 core citations up to the end of 1976
    Experimental Observation of a Heavy Particle $J$
    E598 Collaboration (J.J. Aubert (MIT, LNS) et al.). Nov 1974. 9 pp.
    Published in Phys.Rev.Lett. 33 (1974) 1404-1406
    COO-3069-271
    DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevLett.33.1404

  4. 539 core citations up to the end of 1976
    Discovery of a Narrow Resonance in $e^+ e^-$ Annihilation
    SLAC-SP-017 Collaboration (J.E. Augustin (SLAC) et al.). Nov 1974. 3 pp.
    Published in Phys.Rev.Lett. 33 (1974) 1406-1408, Adv.Exp.Phys. 5 (1976) 141
    SLAC-PUB-1504, LBL-3391
    DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevLett.33.1406

  5. 510 core citations up to the end of 1976
  6. 477 core citations up to the end of 1976
  7. 453 core citations up to the end of 1976
  8. 409 core citations up to the end of 1976
  9. 406 core citations up to the end of 1976
  10. 385 core citations up to the end of 1976
  11. 378 core citations up to the end of 1976
  12. 375 core citations up to the end of 1976
  13. 371 core citations up to the end of 1976
  14. 364 core citations up to the end of 1976
  15. 352 core citations up to the end of 1976
  16. 350 core citations up to the end of 1976
  17. 349 core citations up to the end of 1976
  18. 319 core citations up to the end of 1976
  19. 311 core citations up to the end of 1976
  20. 298 core citations up to the end of 1976
  21. 293 core citations up to the end of 1976
  22. 289 core citations up to the end of 1976
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  24. 284 core citations up to the end of 1976
  25. 280 core citations up to the end of 1976
  26. 269 core citations up to the end of 1976
  27. 267 core citations up to the end of 1976
  28. 263 core citations up to the end of 1976
  29. 261 core citations up to the end of 1976
  30. 259 core citations up to the end of 1976
  31. 257 core citations up to the end of 1976
  32. 251 core citations up to the end of 1976
  33. 250 core citations up to the end of 1976
  34. 247 core citations up to the end of 1976
  35. 239 core citations up to the end of 1976
  36. 237 core citations up to the end of 1976
  37. 233 core citations up to the end of 1976
  38. 231 core citations up to the end of 1976
  39. 223 core citations up to the end of 1976
    A Reggeon Diagram Technique
    V.N. Gribov (Ioffe Phys. Tech. Inst.). 1968. 19 pp.
    Published in Sov.Phys.JETP 26 (1968) 414-422, Zh.Eksp.Teor.Fiz. 53 (1967) 654-672