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  • n. Of or pertaining to the deviation of a system from harmonicity (being a harmonic oscillator)

Etymologies

anharmonic +‎ -ity (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • However, with slightly higher vibrational excitation, a 23-quanta boost, the bromine anharmonicity led to sharing of the kinetic energy between the Ne atoms and a much more complicated dissociation mechanism.

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