# What is Hamiltonian in quantum mechanics?

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What is Hamiltonian in quantum mechanics?

## Quantum Mechanics:

Quantum mechanics is the study of the dynamics of particles at the quantum level. At this level, we take into consideration the atomic and subatomic particles. These microscopic particles do not follow the classical laws of physics and classical mechanics is limited to the macroscopic world.

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View this answerHamiltonian in quantum mechanics represents the total energy of a system. In quantum mechanics, a system is represented by a wave function that...

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Chapter 19 / Lesson 4Learn the definitions of quantum physics and quantum theory explained through examples. Explore the origin of quantum theory through its foundational laws.