vibrational relaxation

https://doi.org/10.1351/goldbook.V06615
The loss of vibrational @[email protected] by a molecular entity through energy transfer to the environment caused by collisions. The molecular entity relaxes into vibrational equilibrium with its environment.
See:
relaxation
Source:
PAC, 1996, 68, 2223. (Glossary of terms used in photochemistry (IUPAC Recommendations 1996)) on page 2283 [Terms] [Paper]