Top Cited Articles of All Time (1983 edition)

The 40 most highly cited papers of All Time (1983 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 2015-01-08. 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 1983 editions

1699 core citations up to the end of 1983PDG 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. 2724 core citations up to the end of 1983
  2. 1809 core citations up to the end of 1983
  3. 1346 core citations up to the end of 1983
  4. 1070 core citations up to the end of 1983
  5. 1001 core citations up to the end of 1983
  6. 969 core citations up to the end of 1983
  7. 934 core citations up to the end of 1983
  8. 904 core citations up to the end of 1983
    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

  9. 846 core citations up to the end of 1983
  10. 821 core citations up to the end of 1983
  11. 816 core citations up to the end of 1983
  12. 781 core citations up to the end of 1983
  13. 745 core citations up to the end of 1983
  14. 742 core citations up to the end of 1983
  15. 730 core citations up to the end of 1983
    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. 727 core citations up to the end of 1983
  17. 723 core citations up to the end of 1983
    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

  18. 703 core citations up to the end of 1983
  19. 690 core citations up to the end of 1983
  20. 676 core citations up to the end of 1983
  21. 659 core citations up to the end of 1983
  22. 651 core citations up to the end of 1983
  23. 636 core citations up to the end of 1983
  24. 635 core citations up to the end of 1983
  25. 632 core citations up to the end of 1983
  26. 625 core citations up to the end of 1983
  27. 618 core citations up to the end of 1983
  28. 614 core citations up to the end of 1983
  29. 613 core citations up to the end of 1983
  30. 611 core citations up to the end of 1983
  31. 607 core citations up to the end of 1983
  32. 602 core citations up to the end of 1983
  33. 592 core citations up to the end of 1983
  34. 565 core citations up to the end of 1983
  35. 564 core citations up to the end of 1983
  36. 563 core citations up to the end of 1983
  37. 555 core citations up to the end of 1983
  38. 548 core citations up to the end of 1983
  39. 542 core citations up to the end of 1983