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Bonds are formed when the system is at a local/global minima in the potential. A typical potential vs separation between two masses is given by: And by Taylor expanding the potential at the minima we see that the leading order contribution is from the quadratic term in displacement from the equilibrium (minima). This is nothing but a harmonic oscillator ...


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At low frequencies, the Lamb phase velocities of the $A_{0}$ and $S_{0}$ modes are consistent with those predicted by plate theories from structural mechanics. For the Kirchoff-Love plate theory, the velocity of the $A_{0}$ mode may be found from the equation decribing the flexural behaviour, as: $$v_{flexion}=\left( \frac{D}{\rho h} \right)^{1/4}\sqrt{\...


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