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 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 1983 editions

1708 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. 2742 core citations up to the end of 1983
  2. 1824 core citations up to the end of 1983
  3. 1348 core citations up to the end of 1983
  4. 1070 core citations up to the end of 1983
  5. 1006 core citations up to the end of 1983
  6. 971 core citations up to the end of 1983
  7. 936 core citations up to the end of 1983
  8. 911 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. 850 core citations up to the end of 1983
  10. 831 core citations up to the end of 1983
  11. 817 core citations up to the end of 1983
  12. 782 core citations up to the end of 1983
  13. 751 core citations up to the end of 1983
  14. 750 core citations up to the end of 1983
  15. 734 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. 728 core citations up to the end of 1983
  17. 725 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. 704 core citations up to the end of 1983
  19. 696 core citations up to the end of 1983
  20. 679 core citations up to the end of 1983
  21. 662 core citations up to the end of 1983
  22. 651 core citations up to the end of 1983
  23. 638 core citations up to the end of 1983
  24. 637 core citations up to the end of 1983
  25. 634 core citations up to the end of 1983
  26. 627 core citations up to the end of 1983
  27. 618 core citations up to the end of 1983
  28. 617 core citations up to the end of 1983
  29. 615 core citations up to the end of 1983
  30. 613 core citations up to the end of 1983
  31. 608 core citations up to the end of 1983
  32. 603 core citations up to the end of 1983
  33. 596 core citations up to the end of 1983
  34. 570 core citations up to the end of 1983
    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

  35. 566 core citations up to the end of 1983
  36. 566 core citations up to the end of 1983
  37. 566 core citations up to the end of 1983
  38. 563 core citations up to the end of 1983
  39. 557 core citations up to the end of 1983