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




Wendelstein 7-X concept proves its efficiency

August 12, 2021
Part of the optimisation strategy experimentally confirmed

Digital twins for fusion plasmas

June 15, 2021
Major advances in plasma modelling and simulation / Prediction instead of interpretation

Osthoff Plasma Physics Prize for IPP researcher

June 08, 2021
Eve Stenson awarded for outstanding work on matter-antimatter plasmas

Valeria Perseo receives Helmholtz Doctoral Award

May 17, 2021
Coherence-Imaging Spectro­scopy: impurity flow mea­sure­ment at Wendelstein 7-X
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Videos, events

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

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 by appointment are most welcome to the IPP in Garching and Greifswald.  
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Interested in contributing to the development of a new energy source?

IPP offers an outgoing and stimulating international setting providing ambitious objectives in research, technology, tradesmanship and administration.

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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