1987.0487.425 Texas Instruments Collection Object

Silicon Epitaxial Planar Transistor - 1963
TI number: G00098

The item is one of the engineering laboratory devices of the first TI silicon transistor capable of operating at microwave frequencies. It was designed and built in 1963.

This item was part of the original S/B Lobby display. The epitaxial planar device was designed for oscillator amplifier applications and achieved a 2 GHz frequency limit. The transistor became a catalog item as the 2N3570 in 1964.
Texas Instruments (Jack Abernathy, Roger Webster.)

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