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-  * We can also extend this bound state premise to a system with multiple masses and springs as well.  Looking at the first normal mode for a five-mass system (if students have already performed the [[..:..:..:courses:activities:ppact:ppperiodiclab1|Monoatomic Chain Lab]], refer to this), if we keep the envelope function the same shape but increase the amplitude, the potential energy for the system changes with very similar behavior to the single mass system.+  * We can also extend this bound state premise to a system with multiple masses and springs as well.  Looking at the first normal mode for a five-mass system (if students have already performed the [[..:..:..:courses:activities:ppact:ppperiodiclab1|Monatomic Chain Lab]], refer to this), if we keep the envelope function the same shape but increase the amplitude, the potential energy for the system changes with very similar behavior to the single mass system.
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