Background independent quantum gravity: a status report A Ashtekar, J Lewandowski Classical and Quantum Gravity 21 (15), R53, 2004 | 1971 | 2004 |

New Hamiltonian formulation of general relativity A Ashtekar Physical Review D 36 (6), 1587, 1987 | 1563 | 1987 |

Quantum geometry and black hole entropy A Ashtekar, J Baez, A Corichi, K Krasnov Physical Review Letters 80 (5), 904, 1998 | 1224 | 1998 |

Lectures on non-perturbative canonical gravity A Ashtekar, Notes prepared in collaboration with Ranjeet S. Tate | 1202 | 1991 |

Quantum nature of the big bang: improved dynamics A Ashtekar, T Pawlowski, P Singh Physical Review D 74 (8), 084003, 2006 | 1161 | 2006 |

Loop quantum cosmology: a status report A Ashtekar, P Singh Classical and Quantum Gravity 28 (21), 213001, 2011 | 1156 | 2011 |

Quantum theory of geometry: I. Area operators A Ashtekar, J Lewandowski Classical and Quantum Gravity 14 (1A), A55, 1997 | 941 | 1997 |

Quantum nature of the big bang A Ashtekar, T Pawlowski, P Singh Physical review letters 96 (14), 141301, 2006 | 831 | 2006 |

Mathematical structure of loop quantum cosmology A Ashtekar, M Bojowald, J Lewandowski | 822 | 2003 |

Isolated and dynamical horizons and their applications A Ashtekar, B Krishnan Living Reviews in Relativity 7 (1), 10, 2004 | 816 | 2004 |

Quantization of diffeomorphism invariant theories of connections with local degrees of freedom A Ashtekar, J Lewandowski, D Marolf, J Mourao, T Thiemann Journal of Mathematical Physics 36 (11), 6456-6493, 1995 | 739 | 1995 |

Quantum nature of the big bang: an analytical and numerical investigation A Ashtekar, T Pawlowski, P Singh Physical Review D 73 (12), 124038, 2006 | 670 | 2006 |

Quantum geometry of isolated horizons and black hole entropy A Ashtekar, J Baez, K Krasnov arXiv preprint gr-qc/0005126, 2000 | 642 | 2000 |

Quantum theory of geometry II: Volume operators A Ashtekar, J Lewandowski arXiv preprint gr-qc/9711031, 1997 | 577 | 1997 |

A unified treatment of null and spatial infinity in general relativity. I. Universal structure, asymptotic symmetries, and conserved quantities at spatial infinity A Ashtekar, RO Hansen Journal of Mathematical Physics 19 (7), 1542-1566, 1978 | 505 | 1978 |

Weaving a classical metric with quantum threads A Ashtekar, C Rovelli, L Smolin Physical Review Letters 69 (2), 237, 1992 | 500 | 1992 |

Projective techniques and functional integration for gauge theories A Ashtekar, J Lewandowski Journal of Mathematical Physics 36 (5), 2170-2191, 1995 | 463 | 1995 |

Robustness of key features of loop quantum cosmology A Ashtekar, A Corichi, P Singh Physical Review D 77 (2), 024046, 2008 | 452 | 2008 |

Dynamical horizons and their properties A Ashtekar, B Krishnan Physical Review D 68 (10), 104030, 2003 | 444 | 2003 |

Asymptotically anti-de Sitter spacetimes: conserved quantities A Ashtekar, S Das Classical and Quantum Gravity 17 (2), L17, 2000 | 422 | 2000 |