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





April 03, 2020

Information for guests, visitors and employees

Wendelstein 7-X to be upgraded

March 16, 2020

IPP Garching to supply water-cooled vessel cladding / Installa­tion preparations at Greifswald completed

Permanent magnets for stellarators?

March 09, 2020

Title article in Physical Review Letters 124/9

New issue of ASDEX Upgrade Newsletter

December 16, 2019

Information on research with the ASDEX Upgrade tokamak

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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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