|1987.0487.031||Texas Instruments Collection||Object|
|2N497 Silicon Mesa Transistor - 1957
TI number: G00271
The display is a block of Lucite containing an open and a sealed example of the 2N497 silicon mesa medium power transistor.
TI introduced the 2N497 in 1957, and it was the first silicon medium power transistor available to the industry. Using a mesa structure, the device was rated at 200 mA collector current and 4 W dissipation at 25 degrees C.
Related material in collection: G00103.
|Texas Instruments (Howard Moss, Harry Owens.)