Top Cited Articles during 2018 by hep-ph

The 100 most highly cited papers during 2018 cited by papers in the hep-ph archive

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 2018 editions

2018 reports for eprints

2517 citations by hep-ph eprints in 2018PDG 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. 640 citations by hep-ph eprints in 2018
  2. 592 citations by hep-ph eprints in 2018
  3. 576 citations by hep-ph eprints in 2018
  4. 572 citations by hep-ph eprints in 2018
  5. 334 citations by hep-ph eprints in 2018
  6. 325 citations by hep-ph eprints in 2018
  7. 321 citations by hep-ph eprints in 2018
  8. 316 citations by hep-ph eprints in 2018
  9. 314 citations by hep-ph eprints in 2018
  10. 314 citations by hep-ph eprints in 2018
  11. 301 citations by hep-ph eprints in 2018
  12. 289 citations by hep-ph eprints in 2018
  13. 276 citations by hep-ph eprints in 2018
  14. 269 citations by hep-ph eprints in 2018
  15. 268 citations by hep-ph eprints in 2018
  16. 234 citations by hep-ph eprints in 2018
  17. 232 citations by hep-ph eprints in 2018
  18. 224 citations by hep-ph eprints in 2018
  19. 212 citations by hep-ph eprints in 2018
  20. 207 citations by hep-ph eprints in 2018
    Complex Spinors and Unified Theories
    Murray Gell-Mann (CERN), Pierre Ramond (Caltech), Richard Slansky (Los Alamos). 1979. 7 pp.
    Published in Conf.Proc. C790927 (1979) 315-321
    PRINT-80-0576
    Prepared for Conference: C79-09-27 (Stony Brook Wkshp.1979:0315)
    e-Print: arXiv:1306.4669 [hep-th] | PDF

  21. 206 citations by hep-ph eprints in 2018
    Test of lepton universality using $B^{+}\rightarrow K^{+}\ell^{+}\ell^{-}$ decays
    LHCb Collaboration (Roel Aaij (NIKHEF, Amsterdam) et al.). Jun 25, 2014. 10 pp.
    Published in Phys.Rev.Lett. 113 (2014) 151601
    CERN-PH-EP-2014-140, LHCB-PAPER-2014-024
    DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevLett.113.151601
    e-Print: arXiv:1406.6482 [hep-ex] | PDF

  22. 206 citations by hep-ph eprints in 2018
  23. 200 citations by hep-ph eprints in 2018
  24. 193 citations by hep-ph eprints in 2018
    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

  25. 193 citations by hep-ph eprints in 2018
    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

  26. 192 citations by hep-ph eprints in 2018
  27. 181 citations by hep-ph eprints in 2018
  28. 181 citations by hep-ph eprints in 2018
  29. 175 citations by hep-ph eprints in 2018
  30. 170 citations by hep-ph eprints in 2018
  31. 169 citations by hep-ph eprints in 2018
  32. 166 citations by hep-ph eprints in 2018
  33. 165 citations by hep-ph eprints in 2018
  34. 163 citations by hep-ph eprints in 2018
    Horizontal gauge symmetry and masses of neutrinos
    Tsutomu Yanagida (Tohoku U.). Feb 1979. 5 pp.
    Published in Conf.Proc. C7902131 (1979) 95-99
    KEK-79-18-95
    Conference: C79-02-13.1 Proceedings

  35. 162 citations by hep-ph eprints in 2018
  36. 155 citations by hep-ph eprints in 2018
  37. 152 citations by hep-ph eprints in 2018
  38. 149 citations by hep-ph eprints in 2018
  39. 147 citations by hep-ph eprints in 2018
  40. 147 citations by hep-ph eprints in 2018
    Review of lattice results concerning low-energy particle physics
    S. Aoki (Kyoto U., Yukawa Inst., Kyoto) et al.. Jul 1, 2016. 383 pp.
    Published in Eur.Phys.J. C77 (2017) no.2, 112
    CP3-Origins-2016-023, DESY-16-111, DIAS-2016-23, Edinburgh-2016-11, FTUAM-16-23, HIM-2016-02, IFT-UAM-CSIC-16-057, LPT-Orsay-16-47, MITP-16-059, RM3-TH-16-7, ROM2F-2016-05, YITP-16-77
    DOI: 10.1140/epjc/s10052-016-4509-7
    e-Print: arXiv:1607.00299 [hep-lat] | PDF

  41. 146 citations by hep-ph eprints in 2018
  42. 142 citations by hep-ph eprints in 2018
  43. 141 citations by hep-ph eprints in 2018
  44. 139 citations by hep-ph eprints in 2018
  45. 137 citations by hep-ph eprints in 2018
  46. 135 citations by hep-ph eprints in 2018
  47. 134 citations by hep-ph eprints in 2018
  48. 134 citations by hep-ph eprints in 2018
  49. 134 citations by hep-ph eprints in 2018
  50. 133 citations by hep-ph eprints in 2018
  51. 131 citations by hep-ph eprints in 2018
    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

  52. 128 citations by hep-ph eprints in 2018
  53. 128 citations by hep-ph eprints in 2018
  54. 127 citations by hep-ph eprints in 2018
  55. 125 citations by hep-ph eprints in 2018
  56. 123 citations by hep-ph eprints in 2018
  57. 123 citations by hep-ph eprints in 2018
  58. 122 citations by hep-ph eprints in 2018
  59. 122 citations by hep-ph eprints in 2018
    Cosmology of the Invisible Axion
    John Preskill, Mark B. Wise (Harvard U.), Frank Wilczek (Santa Barbara, KITP). Sep 1982. 6 pp.
    Published in Phys.Lett. 120B (1983) 127-132
    HUTP-82-A048, NSF-ITP-82-103
    DOI: 10.1016/0370-2693(83)90637-8

  60. 121 citations by hep-ph eprints in 2018
  61. 121 citations by hep-ph eprints in 2018
  62. 121 citations by hep-ph eprints in 2018
  63. 120 citations by hep-ph eprints in 2018
    SARAH 4 : A tool for (not only SUSY) model builders
    Florian Staub (Bonn U.). Sep 27, 2013. 18 pp.
    Published in Comput.Phys.Commun. 185 (2014) 1773-1790
    BONN-TH-2013-17
    DOI: 10.1016/j.cpc.2014.02.018
    e-Print: arXiv:1309.7223 [hep-ph] | PDF

  64. 119 citations by hep-ph eprints in 2018
  65. 119 citations by hep-ph eprints in 2018
    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

  66. 119 citations by hep-ph eprints in 2018
  67. 118 citations by hep-ph eprints in 2018
  68. 118 citations by hep-ph eprints in 2018
  69. 118 citations by hep-ph eprints in 2018
    The Early Universe
    Edward W. Kolb, Michael S. Turner (Fermilab & Chicago U., EFI). 1990. 547 pp.
    Published in Front.Phys. 69 (1990) 1-547

  70. 118 citations by hep-ph eprints in 2018
  71. 117 citations by hep-ph eprints in 2018
  72. 116 citations by hep-ph eprints in 2018
  73. 116 citations by hep-ph eprints in 2018
  74. 116 citations by hep-ph eprints in 2018
    Measurement of the $\tau$ lepton polarization and $R(D^*)$ in the decay $\bar{B} \to D^* \tau^- \bar{\nu}_\tau$
    Belle Collaboration (S. Hirose (Nagoya U.) et al.). Dec 1, 2016. 7 pp.
    Published in Phys.Rev.Lett. 118 (2017) no.21, 211801
    KEK-PREPRINT-2016-53, BELLE-PREPRINT-2016-14
    DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevLett.118.211801
    e-Print: arXiv:1612.00529 [hep-ex] | PDF

  75. 115 citations by hep-ph eprints in 2018
  76. 115 citations by hep-ph eprints in 2018
  77. 115 citations by hep-ph eprints in 2018
  78. 114 citations by hep-ph eprints in 2018
  79. 114 citations by hep-ph eprints in 2018
  80. 114 citations by hep-ph eprints in 2018
  81. 113 citations by hep-ph eprints in 2018
  82. 112 citations by hep-ph eprints in 2018
    A Cosmological Bound on the Invisible Axion
    L.F. Abbott (Brandeis U.), P. Sikivie (Florida U.). Sep 1982. 4 pp.
    Published in Phys.Lett. 120B (1983) 133-136
    PRINT-82-0695 (BRANDEIS)
    DOI: 10.1016/0370-2693(83)90638-X

  83. 112 citations by hep-ph eprints in 2018
    Violation of CP Invariance, C asymmetry, and baryon asymmetry of the universe
    A.D. Sakharov (Lebedev Inst.). 1967. 4 pp.
    Published in Pisma Zh.Eksp.Teor.Fiz. 5 (1967) 32-35, JETP Lett. 5 (1967) 24-27, Sov.Phys.Usp. 34 (1991) no.5, 392-393, Usp.Fiz.Nauk 161 (1991) no.5, 61-64
    DOI: 10.1070/PU1991v034n05ABEH002497

  84. 112 citations by hep-ph eprints in 2018
  85. 112 citations by hep-ph eprints in 2018
  86. 110 citations by hep-ph eprints in 2018
  87. 110 citations by hep-ph eprints in 2018
    The International Linear Collider Technical Design Report - Volume 2: Physics
    Howard Baer (ed.) (Oklahoma U.) et al.. Jun 26, 2013.
    ILC-REPORT-2013-040, ANL-HEP-TR-13-20, BNL-100603-2013-IR, IRFU-13-59, CERN-ATS-2013-037, COCKCROFT-13-10, CLNS-13-2085, DESY-13-062, FERMILAB-TM-2554, IHEP-AC-ILC-2013-001, INFN-13-04-LNF, JAI-2013-001, JINR-E9-2013-35, JLAB-R-2013-01, KEK-REPORT-2013-1, KNU-CHEP-ILC-2013-1, LLNL-TR-635539, SLAC-R-1004, ILC-HIGRADE-REPORT-2013-003
    e-Print: arXiv:1306.6352 [hep-ph] | PDF

  88. 110 citations by hep-ph eprints in 2018
  89. 110 citations by hep-ph eprints in 2018
    Parton distributions from high-precision collider data
    NNPDF Collaboration (Richard D. Ball (U. Edinburgh, Higgs Ctr. Theor. Phys.) et al.). Jun 1, 2017. 95 pp.
    Published in Eur.Phys.J. C77 (2017) no.10, 663
    CAVENDISH-HEP-17-06, CERN-TH-2017-077, EDINBURGH-2017-08, NIKHEF-2017-006, OUTP-17-04P, TIF-UNIMI-2017-3
    DOI: 10.1140/epjc/s10052-017-5199-5
    e-Print: arXiv:1706.00428 [hep-ph] | PDF

  90. 109 citations by hep-ph eprints in 2018
    The Higgs Hunter's Guide
    John F. Gunion (UC, Davis), Howard E. Haber (UC, Santa Cruz), Gordon L. Kane (Michigan U.), Sally Dawson (Brookhaven). Jun 1989. 404 pp.
    Published in Front.Phys. 80 (2000) 1-404
    SCIPP-89/13, UCD-89-4, BNL-41644

  91. 108 citations by hep-ph eprints in 2018
  92. 108 citations by hep-ph eprints in 2018
  93. 108 citations by hep-ph eprints in 2018
  94. 107 citations by hep-ph eprints in 2018
  95. 107 citations by hep-ph eprints in 2018
  96. 106 citations by hep-ph eprints in 2018
    Deep inelastic e p scattering in perturbation theory
    V.N. Gribov, L.N. Lipatov (St. Petersburg, INP). 1972. 27 pp.
    Published in Sov.J.Nucl.Phys. 15 (1972) 438-450, Yad.Fiz. 15 (1972) 781-807
    IPTI-381-71

  97. 106 citations by hep-ph eprints in 2018
    On Possible Suppression of the Axion Hadron Interactions. (In Russian)
    A.R. Zhitnitsky (Novosibirsk, IYF). 1980. 8 pp.
    Published in Sov.J.Nucl.Phys. 31 (1980) 260, Yad.Fiz. 31 (1980) 497-504

  98. 106 citations by hep-ph eprints in 2018
  99. 106 citations by hep-ph eprints in 2018