|1987.0487.384||Texas Instruments Collection||Object|
|Germanium Grown Junction Transistor
TI number: G00037
First TI commercially available power transistor. Introduced at March 1954, IRE Show.
Transistor had a copper heat sink soldered to the can for heat dissipation and was rated for 1 Watt at 25 degrees C. The bar size was .40"x.190"x.190". Reference: Original display and Engineering Notebook Record of X devices. Display lists contributors as Elmer Wolff and Clark Fishel.
|Texas Instruments (Norman Ince, Elmer Wolff.)