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  1. interaction, fundamental interactionnoun

    (physics) the transfer of energy between elementary particles or between an elementary particle and a field or between fields; mediated by gauge bosons


  1. fundamental interactionnoun

    any of the fundamental forces that act between elementary particles; each one is associated with an exchanged particle


  1. fundamental interaction

    A fundamental interaction, also known as a fundamental force, is one of the four basic forces in nature, through which particles interact and affect each other. These forces include gravity, electromagnetism, strong nuclear, and weak nuclear interactions. They are fundamental because all other observed forces and interactions can be explained in terms of these basic forces.


  1. Fundamental interaction

    Fundamental interactions, sometimes called fundamental forces or interactive forces, are described in fundamental physics as patterns of relations in physical systems evolving over time, whose descriptions appear not reducible to relations among entities more basic. The known fundamental interactions are gravitation, electromagnetism, strong nuclear, weak nuclear, and the Higgs field which are all non-contact forces. The electromagnetic and weak interactions were modeled together as the electroweak interaction, inferred to operate only at such high temperatures as soon after the presumed Big Bang, although as the early universe cooled, the electroweak interaction split into electromagnetism and the weak interaction. Both forces together with the Higgs field are described by the Standard Model. In particular the Higgs component has been verified only recently by experiments, while some details -- such as the exact form of the Higgs field Hamiltonion -- still being under debate. There is a considerable theoretical effort to extend the Standard Model to include also the strong nuclear, which includes the interactions listed above as a low energy approximation to an underlying unified force. These models are usually referred to as Grand Unified Theory.

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