1987.0487.197 Texas Instruments Collection Object

Germanium Alloy Transistor - 1954
TI number: G00201

Item is an early (probably late 1954) alloy germanium transistor which has had the can removed to show construction details. At canning, the unit was filled with a compound called glimp to increase the heat dissipation.

This was a solder sealed device.
Texas Instruments (Jim Lineback, Elmer Wolff.)

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National Museum of American History

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