Top Cited Articles during 2017

The 40 most highly cited papers during 2017

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 2017 editions

5044 core citations in 2017PDG 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. 1882 core citations in 2017
  2. 1393 core citations in 2017
  3. 1366 core citations in 2017
  4. 1281 core citations in 2017
  5. 1179 core citations in 2017
  6. 1133 core citations in 2017
  7. 1104 core citations in 2017
  8. 1049 core citations in 2017
  9. 929 core citations in 2017
  10. 917 core citations in 2017
  11. 878 core citations in 2017
    A Brief Introduction to PYTHIA 8.1
    Torbjorn Sjostrand (CERN & Lund U.), Stephen Mrenna (Fermilab), Peter Z. Skands (CERN & Fermilab). Oct 2007. 27 pp.
    Published in Comput.Phys.Commun. 178 (2008) 852-867
    CERN-LCGAPP-2007-04, LU-TP-07-28, FERMILAB-PUB-07-512-CD-T
    DOI: 10.1016/j.cpc.2008.01.036
    e-Print: arXiv:0710.3820 [hep-ph] | PDF

  12. 867 core citations in 2017
  13. 701 core citations in 2017
  14. 697 core citations in 2017
  15. 656 core citations in 2017
  16. 603 core citations in 2017
  17. 583 core citations in 2017
  18. 581 core citations in 2017
    Planck 2013 results. XVI. Cosmological parameters
    Planck Collaboration (P.A.R. Ade (Cardiff U.) et al.). Mar 20, 2013. 66 pp.
    Published in Astron.Astrophys. 571 (2014) A16
    CERN-PH-TH-2013-129
    DOI: 10.1051/0004-6361/201321591
    e-Print: arXiv:1303.5076 [astro-ph.CO] | PDF

  19. 549 core citations in 2017
  20. 546 core citations in 2017
    Parton distributions for the LHC Run II
    NNPDF Collaboration (Richard D. Ball (U. Edinburgh, Higgs Ctr. Theor. Phys. & CERN) et al.). Oct 31, 2014. 138 pp.
    Published in JHEP 1504 (2015) 040
    EDINBURGH-2014-15, IFUM-1034-FT, CERN-PH-TH-2013-253, OUTP-14-11P, CAVENDISH-HEP-14-11
    DOI: 10.1007/JHEP04(2015)040
    e-Print: arXiv:1410.8849 [hep-ph] | PDF

  21. 535 core citations in 2017
    Particle Creation by Black Holes
    S.W. Hawking (Cambridge U., DAMTP & Caltech). Aug 1975. 22 pp.
    Published in Commun.Math.Phys. 43 (1975) 199-220, Erratum: Commun.Math.Phys. 46 (1976) 206
    DOI: 10.1007/BF01608497, 10.1007/BF02345020

  22. 532 core citations in 2017
  23. 512 core citations in 2017
  24. 468 core citations in 2017
  25. 468 core citations in 2017
  26. 464 core citations in 2017
  27. 459 core citations in 2017
  28. 457 core citations in 2017
  29. 436 core citations in 2017
  30. 433 core citations in 2017
    Parton distributions for the LHC
    A.D. Martin (Durham U., IPPP), W.J. Stirling (Cambridge U.), R.S. Thorne, G. Watt (University Coll. London). Jan 2009. 157 pp.
    Published in Eur.Phys.J. C63 (2009) 189-285
    IPPP-08-95, DCPT-08-190, CAVENDISH-HEP-08-16
    DOI: 10.1140/epjc/s10052-009-1072-5
    e-Print: arXiv:0901.0002 [hep-ph] | PDF

  31. 422 core citations in 2017
    A Large mass hierarchy from a small extra dimension
    Lisa Randall (Princeton U. & MIT, LNS), Raman Sundrum (Boston U.). May 1999. 9 pp.
    Published in Phys.Rev.Lett. 83 (1999) 3370-3373
    MIT-CTP-2860, PUPT-1860, BUHEP-99-9
    DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevLett.83.3370
    e-Print: hep-ph/9905221 | PDF

  32. 410 core citations in 2017
  33. 409 core citations in 2017
  34. 403 core citations in 2017
  35. 402 core citations in 2017
  36. 402 core citations in 2017
  37. 396 core citations in 2017
  38. 395 core citations in 2017
  39. 394 core citations in 2017