Hannover Trade Fair: IPP presents the Wendelstein 7-X fusion device
“New Energies” joint presentation of the state of Mecklenburg-Vorpommern
At Greifswald the world’s largest and most modern fusion device of the stellarator type is now being built: Wendelstein 7-X. The experiment is to investigate whether stellarators are suitable for power plants. The technical core element is a system of 50 specially shaped superconducting magnet coils. A half-size model of one of these 3-metre-high coils is on display in the IPP section.