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




Scenario for a fusion power plant

July 02, 2020

Quasi-continuous power exhaust developed as a wall-friendly method on ASDEX Upgrade

IPP director elected as member of Leopoldina

June 25, 2020

Sibylle Günter now member of the National Academy of Sciences

Otto Hahn Medal for IPP junior scientist

June 17, 2020

Daniel Grošelj was awarded for his contributions to astrophysical plasma physics


April 03, 2020

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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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