1987.0487.173 Texas Instruments Collection Object

Silicon Missile Dome - 1960-1
TI number: C00404

This dome is a finished version of the G00403 dome. The finishing and marketing was done by the Optics department of the TI Apparatus division, now DS & E Group. The dome dates from late 1960 to early 1961.

Silicon was later replaced for this application by newly developed materials which provided more economical domes.

Related material in collection: PG00073, G00403.
Texas Instruments (Werner Beyen, Bill Herman, Walt Runyan.)

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National Museum of American History

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