About this book series
Springer Handbooks provide a concise compilation of approved key information on methods of research, general principles, and functional relationships in well-selected fields of science and technology.
All Springer Handbooks are edited and prepared with great care by editors committed to harmonizing the content. All chapters are written by international experts in their field.Springer Handbooks give you a fast and comprehensive overview and easy retrieval of essential information. References to extensive sources are also provided.