1987.0487.356 Texas Instruments Collection Object

Thin Film Circuit - 1960
TI number: G00055

First TI thin-film circuit. Built in engineering in 1960. Micromesa transistors were used.

Item was part of original S/B Lobby display. The design was intended for high reliability applications. Because of the inherent package reliability of the micromesa, transistors in this package were widely used in thick and thin film circuits for military and space applications through the 1970's. Display lists as contributors Bill Brower and Charles Phipps.

Related material in collection: G00052.
Texas Instruments (Bill Brower and Charles Phipps.)

Contact Nance L. Briscoe for further information

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