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Vibrations of NaCl: A Simple Model for Lattice Dynamics

E. Emberly
A. Kung
P. Loly
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Mathematica in Education and Research
Year: 1996
Volume: 5
Issue: 4
Page range: 5-10

Using a simplified model of balls and springs for vibrations in a NaCl type crystal results in a non-trivial problem; however, Mathematica allows for a straightforward solution.

*Science > Physics > Fluid Mechanics
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