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Interaction between two atoms

A commonly used potential energy function to describe the interaction between two atoms is the Lennard-Jones potential U=e((Ro/R)^12-2(Ro/R)^6) a) Show that the radius at the potential minimum is Ro, and that the depth of the potential well is e. b) Find the frequency of small oscillations about equilibrium for 2 identi