Max Planck Institute for Plasma Physics, Garching

Max Planck Institute for Plasma Physics, Garching

Max-Planck-Institut für Plasmaphysik was founded in 1960 in Garching. Here it has some 700 members of staff.

The ASDEX Upgrade tokamak is operated here. Presently, in Garching are the six Scientific Divisions Tokamak Scenario Development, Physics of the Plasma Edge, Plasma Edge and Wall, ITER Technology & Diagnostics, Tokamak Theory and Numerical Methods in Plasma Physics.

Furthermore, IPP hosts EUROfusion, the "European Consortium for the Development of Fusion Energy".

IPP and the Technical University of Munich have a cooperation agreement in the field of fusion-oriented plasma physics: Two Scientific Members of IPP are also appointed as professors at the university.


Max-Planck-Institut für Plasmaphysik
Boltzmannstrasse 2
85748 Garching b. München
Phone: +49 (0)89 3299-01


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