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Samsung harnesses extreme ultraviolet tech to make chips for IBM

South Korean company seeks to catch up to leader TSMC

Samsung will employ the state-of-the-art 7-nanometer manufacturing process to produce the chips.   © Reuters

SEOUL -- Samsung Electronics has won an order to manufacture central processing units for IBM using state-of-the-art extreme ultraviolet lithography, or EUV, production technologies.

The IBM-designed chips, which will be made using a 7-nanometer manufacturing process, will be installed in servers that the company plans to launch in the second half of next year.

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