Interaction vs Selfenergy - What's the difference?

interaction | selfenergy |


As nouns the difference between interaction and selfenergy

is that interaction is the situation or occurrence in which two or more objects or events act upon one another to produce a new effect; the effect resulting from such a situation or occurrence while selfenergy is (physics) the contribution to a particle's mass or potential energy as a result of interactions between the particle and its environment.

interaction

Noun

(en noun)
  • The situation or occurrence in which two or more objects or events act upon one another to produce a new effect; the effect resulting from such a situation or occurrence.
  • Be aware of interactions between different medications.
  • A conversation or exchange between people.
  • I enjoyed the interaction with a bunch of like-minded people.

    Derived terms

    * interactionless

    selfenergy

    English

    Alternative forms

    *self-energy

    Noun

    (selfenergies)
  • (physics) The contribution to a particle's mass or potential energy as a result of interactions between the particle and its environment