Top Cited Articles of All Time (1975 edition)

The 40 most highly cited papers of All Time (1975 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 1975 editions

379 core citations up to the end of 1975PDG 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. 550 core citations up to the end of 1975
  2. 507 core citations up to the end of 1975
  3. 460 core citations up to the end of 1975
  4. 444 core citations up to the end of 1975
  5. 444 core citations up to the end of 1975
    Experimental Observation of a Heavy Particle $J$
    E598 Collaboration (J.J. Aubert (MIT, LNS) et al.). Nov 1974. 9 pp.
    Published in Phys.Rev.Lett. 33 (1974) 1404-1406
    COO-3069-271
    DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevLett.33.1404

  6. 430 core citations up to the end of 1975
  7. 426 core citations up to the end of 1975
    Discovery of a Narrow Resonance in $e^+ e^-$ Annihilation
    SLAC-SP-017 Collaboration (J.E. Augustin (SLAC) et al.). Nov 1974. 3 pp.
    Published in Phys.Rev.Lett. 33 (1974) 1406-1408, Adv.Exp.Phys. 5 (1976) 141
    SLAC-PUB-1504, LBL-3391
    DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevLett.33.1406

  8. 425 core citations up to the end of 1975
  9. 402 core citations up to the end of 1975
  10. 377 core citations up to the end of 1975
  11. 373 core citations up to the end of 1975
  12. 363 core citations up to the end of 1975
  13. 363 core citations up to the end of 1975
  14. 355 core citations up to the end of 1975
  15. 338 core citations up to the end of 1975
  16. 320 core citations up to the end of 1975
  17. 314 core citations up to the end of 1975
  18. 313 core citations up to the end of 1975
  19. 300 core citations up to the end of 1975
  20. 297 core citations up to the end of 1975
  21. 282 core citations up to the end of 1975
  22. 272 core citations up to the end of 1975
  23. 269 core citations up to the end of 1975
  24. 260 core citations up to the end of 1975
  25. 250 core citations up to the end of 1975
  26. 234 core citations up to the end of 1975
  27. 230 core citations up to the end of 1975
  28. 229 core citations up to the end of 1975
  29. 228 core citations up to the end of 1975
  30. 224 core citations up to the end of 1975
  31. 221 core citations up to the end of 1975
  32. 218 core citations up to the end of 1975
  33. 217 core citations up to the end of 1975
  34. 216 core citations up to the end of 1975
  35. 215 core citations up to the end of 1975
  36. 211 core citations up to the end of 1975
  37. 211 core citations up to the end of 1975
  38. 209 core citations up to the end of 1975
    A Reggeon Diagram Technique
    V.N. Gribov (Ioffe Phys. Tech. Inst.). 1968. 19 pp.
    Published in Sov.Phys.JETP 26 (1968) 414-422, Zh.Eksp.Teor.Fiz. 53 (1967) 654-672

  39. 207 core citations up to the end of 1975