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Fluid Inclusion Facility

Rice University

Contact Information

Jinny Sisson




Instrument Type

FLUID ANALYSIS - Heating freezing microscope stage

FLUIDS Inc. Microthermometric Microscope Stage


Fluid or gas analysis

Typical Use:

Determine density and composition of fluid inclusions.

Conditions for Use:

Visitors are invited to work in the lab to work with lab personnel.
Visitors are invited to work in the lab to design and do the work yourself.

User Fees:

Fees for expendables and supplies

Instrument Priorities:

Remote Use:

No, this equipment can not be operated remotely.

Sample Preparation:

Samples need to be doubly polished thick sections that are removable from glass slide.

Standard Collections/Lab Blanks:

Calibration standards for CO2 and H2O


Software for deteriming fluid composition and density from standard programs.

Educational Use:

Undergraduate student research projects are invited.
Graduate student research projects are invited.
Tutorials and other educational materials related to the lab are available.
Selection of video tapes to show fluid phase behavior.

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