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




Leadership Award for Lutz Wegener

December 03, 2019

IPP engineer honoured for outstanding leadership in the development of fusion

Innovation Award of the German Copper Institute

November 20, 2019

Alexander von Müller receives award for the development of tungsten-copper composites

Go-ahead for international stellarator project

October 25, 2019

German-American Joint Project / Funding by Helmholtz Association

How do turbulent structures form in astrophysical plasmas?

September 18, 2019

Old dispute resolved / seminal publication

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

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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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