Fusion research at IPP

The Max Planck Institute for Plasmaphysics (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




IPP introduces new logo
The Max Planck Institute for Plasma Physics (IPP) is adopting the corporate design of the Max Planck Society from this week.

9th Runaway Electron Modelling Meeting shows the increasing importance of modelling for ITER
After the 2021 meeting was cancelled due to the Corona pandemic, many of the international experts met in person for the first time in two years.

Newly published: Brochure on the collaboration of German fusion research institutions with industry
At the cutting edge of technology - How industrial companies benefit from fusion research contracts

EPS Plasma Physics PhD Research Award goes to Greifswald
Dr. Valeria Perseo receives the 2022 European Physical Society (EPS) Plasma Physics PhD Research Award for her doctoral thesis on "Impurity flow measurements with Coherence-Imaging Spectroscopy at Wendelstein 7-X".
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Videos, events

Energy of the future.Fusion 2100

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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