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




How do turbulent structures form in astrophysical plasmas?

September 18, 2019

Old dispute resolved / seminal publication


Printed: Tungsten grids

September 11, 2019

Complex tungsten structures from 3D printer / test samples for demonstration power plant


Award for best research image

August 06, 2019

IPP scientist Michael Griener distinguished for “Best Research Image in Plasma Physics”


IPP Greifswald celebrates its 25th anniversary

June 25, 2019

From Bavaria to Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania / Anniversary event

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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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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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