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[vahy-bron-ik] /vaɪˈbrɒn ɪk/
adjective, Physics.
of or relating to changes in the energy levels associated with the vibrational motion of molecules.
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vibronically, adverb Unabridged
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Examples from the web for vibronic
  • In general, the potential energy surfaces are coupled via the vibronic coupling terms.
  • The vibronic coupling in this approach is through nuclear kinetic energy terms.
British Dictionary definitions for vibronic


(physics) of, concerned with, or involving both electronic and vibrational energy levels of a molecule: a vibronic spectrum, a vibronic transition
Word Origin
C20: from vibr(atory + electr)onic
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