'The only other alternative for most of the information that is contained in the book is the original literature....well organized, thoroughly referenced, and its presentation is both rigorous and complete. The latest theories and experimental methods are covered in depth....[This] is the kind of book which by the time I finished reviewing I had already referred my graduate students to it in a number of occasions for their research.' --- Polymer News, from a review of Part 1 'The editor has tapped some very good researchers for their expertise, and these researchers have provided a very well-written book which many scientist[s] in this field will find invaluable.' --- Journal of the American Chemical Society, Vol. 119, No. 44, 1997 In Part 2 of this three-part set, contributors focus on the wide range of electrochemical methodologies and their applications.