Top Cited Articles of All Time (1982 edition)

The 40 most highly cited papers of All Time (1982 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 1982 editions

1528 core citations up to the end of 1982PDG 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. 2479 core citations up to the end of 1982
  2. 1728 core citations up to the end of 1982
  3. 1177 core citations up to the end of 1982
  4. 897 core citations up to the end of 1982
  5. 886 core citations up to the end of 1982
  6. 880 core citations up to the end of 1982
    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

  7. 874 core citations up to the end of 1982
  8. 835 core citations up to the end of 1982
  9. 801 core citations up to the end of 1982
  10. 746 core citations up to the end of 1982
  11. 736 core citations up to the end of 1982
  12. 728 core citations up to the end of 1982
  13. 726 core citations up to the end of 1982
  14. 686 core citations up to the end of 1982
  15. 664 core citations up to the end of 1982
    Hierarchy of Interactions in Unified Gauge Theories
    H. Georgi, Helen R. Quinn, Steven Weinberg (Harvard U.). Aug 1974. 12 pp.
    Published in Phys.Rev.Lett. 33 (1974) 451-454
    Print-74-1122 Rev. (HARVARD), PRINT-74-1122 (HARVARD)
    DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevLett.33.451

  16. 619 core citations up to the end of 1982
  17. 608 core citations up to the end of 1982
  18. 606 core citations up to the end of 1982
  19. 605 core citations up to the end of 1982
    Magnetic Monopoles in Unified Gauge Theories
    Gerard 't Hooft (CERN). May 1974. 13 pp.
    Published in Nucl.Phys. B79 (1974) 276-284
    CERN-TH-1876
    DOI: 10.1016/0550-3213(74)90486-6

  20. 595 core citations up to the end of 1982
  21. 590 core citations up to the end of 1982
  22. 590 core citations up to the end of 1982
  23. 581 core citations up to the end of 1982
  24. 577 core citations up to the end of 1982
  25. 577 core citations up to the end of 1982
  26. 574 core citations up to the end of 1982
  27. 569 core citations up to the end of 1982
  28. 567 core citations up to the end of 1982
  29. 562 core citations up to the end of 1982
  30. 551 core citations up to the end of 1982
  31. 547 core citations up to the end of 1982
  32. 547 core citations up to the end of 1982
  33. 542 core citations up to the end of 1982
  34. 538 core citations up to the end of 1982
  35. 533 core citations up to the end of 1982
  36. 518 core citations up to the end of 1982
  37. 511 core citations up to the end of 1982
    Weak and Electromagnetic Interactions
    Abdus Salam (Imperial Coll., London & ICTP, Trieste). May 1968. 11 pp.
    Published in Conf.Proc. C680519 (1968) 367-377
    Conference: C68-05-19

  38. 511 core citations up to the end of 1982
  39. 504 core citations up to the end of 1982