Every two months, Essential Science IndicatorsSM (ESI) from Clarivate Analytics updates with new data, including the latest New Hot Papers. These are papers published in the past two years that are in the top one-tenth of one percent (0.1%) for their field and publication period.
For the third bimonthly update, which was published in late September and covers January 1 2006-June 30 2016, there were a total of 2,750 Hot Papers. Of these, 801 were already present in the database and achieved Hot Paper status in the update, and 948 entered the database for the first time with Hot Paper status.
The below table lists the latest New Hot Papers in ESI with the highest cite counts in their fields: