Microfabrication has gained immense importance in hardware based industries as most companies dealing with Integrated Circuit (IC) manufacturing find it to be of utmost importance. However, microfabrication techniques are critical and require specialized instruments dedicated to the development of high-end products.
Electroplating is one of the most common procedures utilized in day-to-day life, but details of which often go unnoticed. It has numerous applications in industries where a protective coating on different materials is necessary, in jewellery production and in very specialized areas such as Integrated Circuit (IC) fabrication techniques, which is the current topic of discussion. Since, this is a rather unexplored area; this article would give the readers an insight regarding the basic procedure of electroplating.