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In this case, one component is zero when the other component is at maximum or minimum amplitude. This table gives the wavelength ranges for the colors of the spectrum: By using special sources, refractors, and filters, you can get a narrow band of about 10 nm in wavelength that is considered monochromatic light. Despite his fame as a philosopher of purely metaphysical problems, such as the relation of the soul and body, or God's existence, it would not be incorrect to conclude that Descartes was a scientist first and a philosopher second.

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