Artifact Details

Title

Flying wire type integrated circuit

Catalog Number

102669830

Type

Physical object

Date

1959 ca.

Manufacturer

Texas Instruments Incorporated (TI)

Place Manufactured

US

Dimensions

overall: 1/8 in x 1/4 in x 1/8 in

Description

A first generation Solid Circuit die prior to mounting in a package, circa 1960. The separate components on the chip were interconnected by fine gold “flying wires” and electrically isolated from each other by etching air gaps in the silicon.

Category

Component/Semiconductor/IC