The following twelve papers are among the most heavily-cited in history, and have been greatly influential in the development of physics during the last half century. These papers were selected from the archives of PTP by the Editorial Committee as representing the best works from a variety of fields.
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Tomonaga's First Paper among His Nobel Prize Winning Works on Renormalization

Classical Paper of the Tomonaga-Luttinger Liquid

Remarks on Bloch's Method of Sound Waves applied to Many-Fermion Problems
by S. Tomonaga
Prog. Theor. Phys. Vol. 5 (1950) 544

Discovery of the Strangeness Quantum Number and Proposal of the Nakano-Nishijima-Gell-Mann Rule

Charge Independence for V-particles
by T. Nakano and K. Nishijima
Prog. Theor. Phys. Vol. 10 (1953) 581

Pioneering Paper on the Temperature Green Function

A New Approach to Quantum-Statistical Mechanics
by T. Matsubara
Prog. Theor. Phys. Vol. 14 (1955) 351

The "Sakata Model": The First Composite Model of Hadrons Possessing Constituents with Three Flavors

On a Composite Model for the New Particles
by S. Sakata
Prog. Theor. Phys. Vol. 16 (1956) 686

The First Paper Predicting Neutrino Mixing and Oscillation

Remarks on the Unified Model of Elementary Particles
by Z. Maki, M. Nakagawa and S. Sakata
Prog. Theor. Phys. Vol. 28 (1962) 870

The First Paper on the Kondo Effect

Resistance Minimum in Dilute Magnetic Alloys
by J. Kondo
Prog. Theor. Phys. Vol. 32 (1964) 37

The Foundations of Linear Stochasticity in Hamiltonian Systems

Transport, Collective Motion, and Brownian Motion
by H. Mori
Prog. Theor. Phys. Vol. 33 (1965) 423

Microscopic Theory of Interactions between Composite Particles

Interaction between Clusters and Pauli Principle
by S. Saito
Prog. Theor. Phys. Vol. 41 (1969) 705

First Observation of a Charmed Particle

A Possible Decay in Flight of a New Type Particle
by K. Niu, E. Mikumo and Y. Maeda
Prog. Theor. Phys. Vol. 46 (1971) 1644

Proposal of a Novel CP-Violation Mechanism Predicting Six Flavors of Quarks

CP-Violation in the Renormalizable Theory of Weak Interaction
by M. Kobayashi and T. Maskawa
Prog. Theor. Phys. Vol. 49 (1973) 652

Celebrated Paper on Anderson Localization

Spin-Orbit Interaction and Magnetoresistance in the Two Dimensional Random System
by S. Hikami, A. I. Larkin and Y. Nagaoka
Prog. Theor. Phys. Vol. 63 (1980) 707


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