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




IPP Director appointed to MV Future Council

October 20, 2020

Development of a future strategy for Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania

SOFT Innovation Prize for Alexander von Müller

September 22, 2020

Innovative material for heat sinks / renowned prize of the European Commission

Promising compu­ter simulations for stellarator plasmas

September 18, 2020

Path to higher thermal insula­tion of the plasma / Reduc­tion of plasma turbulence


April 03, 2020

Information for guests, visitors and employees

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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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