Fusion research at IPP

IPP is concerned with investigating the principles underlying a power plant, which – like the sun – will produce energy from the fusion of light atomic nuclei. more




Fusion Technology Award für Lutz Wegener

Fusion Technology Award for IPP Engineer

May 28, 2019

Lutz Wegener receives award for outstanding contributions to fusion technology

IPP startet neues Zentrum für Plasma-Astrophysik

IPP launches centre for plasma astrophysics

April 29, 2019

Munich Center for Plasma Astrophysics / collaboration with excellence cluster Origins

Doktorandenpreis an IPP-Wissenschaftler Michael Faitsch

Doctoral Award of the European Physical Society to Michael Faitsch

March 28, 2019

IPP postdoc receives award for outstanding doctoral thesis

Neue Ausgabe des ASDEX Upgrade-Newsletters

New issue of ASDEX Upgrade Newsletter

March 20, 2019

Information about research with the ASDEX Upgrade fusion device

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Videos, events

<p>Energy of the future.<br />Fusion 2100</p>

Energy of the future.
Fusion 2100


Where does fusion research stand today? How will a fusion power plant work? An entertaining and informative account.

Assembly of Wendelstein 7-X

Assembly of Wendelstein 7-X


The assembly of the Wendelstein 7-X fusion device from 2005 to 2014 comprised in a three-minutes time lapse film

Visitors service – Guided tours at IPP

Visitors service – Guided tours at IPP


Visitors by appointment are most welcome to the IPP in Garching and Greifswald.


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Training in the scientific sector

IPP is dedicated to training outstanding young scientists, from providing practicals for undergraduates, then bachelor, master and PhD theses, to the presentation of comprehensive courses of graduate study.

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