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




30 years of ASDEX Upgrade – Blueprints for the fusion power plant

March 10, 2021
Operating modes developed for JET, ITER and DEMO

Tracer pellets – fusion research with watchmaker's tools

March 03, 2021
Experiments on impurity transport in fusion plasmas

IPP Scientific Report published  

January 15, 2021
Overview on the scientific work of IPP from January 2017 to September 2020


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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