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 2014-01-05. 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

1691 core citations up to the end of 1983PDG RPP has been unified. The most recent is shown.
Review of Particle Physics (RPP)
Particle Data Group Collaboration (J. Beringer (LBL, Berkeley) et al.). 2012. 1528 pp.
Published in Phys.Rev. D86 (2012) 010001
DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevD.86.010001

  1. 2699 core citations up to the end of 1983
  2. 1793 core citations up to the end of 1983
  3. 1338 core citations up to the end of 1983
  4. 1064 core citations up to the end of 1983
  5. 996 core citations up to the end of 1983
  6. 963 core citations up to the end of 1983
  7. 927 core citations up to the end of 1983
  8. 895 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. 844 core citations up to the end of 1983
  10. 814 core citations up to the end of 1983
  11. 814 core citations up to the end of 1983
  12. 776 core citations up to the end of 1983
  13. 742 core citations up to the end of 1983
  14. 738 core citations up to the end of 1983
  15. 724 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. 721 core citations up to the end of 1983
  17. 717 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. 692 core citations up to the end of 1983
  19. 678 core citations up to the end of 1983
  20. 671 core citations up to the end of 1983
  21. 652 core citations up to the end of 1983
  22. 648 core citations up to the end of 1983
  23. 632 core citations up to the end of 1983
  24. 631 core citations up to the end of 1983
  25. 625 core citations up to the end of 1983
  26. 619 core citations up to the end of 1983
  27. 615 core citations up to the end of 1983
  28. 611 core citations up to the end of 1983
  29. 610 core citations up to the end of 1983
  30. 606 core citations up to the end of 1983
  31. 602 core citations up to the end of 1983
  32. 600 core citations up to the end of 1983
  33. 586 core citations up to the end of 1983
  34. 560 core citations up to the end of 1983
  35. 560 core citations up to the end of 1983
  36. 558 core citations up to the end of 1983
  37. 549 core citations up to the end of 1983
  38. 538 core citations up to the end of 1983
  39. 538 core citations up to the end of 1983