Top Cited Articles of All Time (1974 edition)

The 40 most highly cited papers of All Time (1974 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 2019-12-29. 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 1974 editions

168 core citations up to the end of 1974PDG RPP has been unified. The most recent is shown.
Review of Particle Physics
Particle Data Group (M. Tanabashi (Nagoya U. & KMI, Nagoya) et al.). 2018. 1898 pp.
Published in Phys.Rev. D98 (2018) no.3, 030001
DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevD.98.030001

  1. 484 core citations up to the end of 1974
  2. 409 core citations up to the end of 1974
  3. 407 core citations up to the end of 1974
  4. 396 core citations up to the end of 1974
  5. 365 core citations up to the end of 1974
  6. 360 core citations up to the end of 1974
  7. 354 core citations up to the end of 1974
  8. 341 core citations up to the end of 1974
  9. 323 core citations up to the end of 1974
  10. 318 core citations up to the end of 1974
  11. 314 core citations up to the end of 1974
  12. 303 core citations up to the end of 1974
  13. 293 core citations up to the end of 1974
  14. 281 core citations up to the end of 1974
  15. 280 core citations up to the end of 1974
  16. 280 core citations up to the end of 1974
  17. 258 core citations up to the end of 1974
  18. 256 core citations up to the end of 1974
  19. 249 core citations up to the end of 1974
  20. 243 core citations up to the end of 1974
  21. 217 core citations up to the end of 1974
  22. 210 core citations up to the end of 1974
  23. 197 core citations up to the end of 1974
  24. 191 core citations up to the end of 1974
  25. 187 core citations up to the end of 1974
  26. 183 core citations up to the end of 1974
  27. 181 core citations up to the end of 1974
  28. 178 core citations up to the end of 1974
  29. 176 core citations up to the end of 1974
  30. 175 core citations up to the end of 1974
  31. 170 core citations up to the end of 1974
  32. 170 core citations up to the end of 1974
  33. 168 core citations up to the end of 1974
  34. 168 core citations up to the end of 1974
  35. 167 core citations up to the end of 1974
  36. 167 core citations up to the end of 1974
  37. 166 core citations up to the end of 1974
  38. 163 core citations up to the end of 1974
  39. 163 core citations up to the end of 1974