15th Kudowa Summer School, 29th  June - 3rd July 2020


15th Kudowa Summer School

"Towards fusion energy"
 29th June - 3rd July 2020

Kudowa-Zdrój, Poland



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Organized by

Institute of Plasma Physics and Laser Microfusion - IPPLM

The Institute of Plasma Physics and Laser Microfusion (IPPLM, Poland) is organizing the 15th Kudowa Summer School, which will be held in Kudowa-Zdrój, Poland, 29th June - 3rd July 2020.

The IPPLM carries out basic plasma physics studies and its implementation in the area of magnetic confinement fusion, inertial confinement fusion, and pulsed high power technology. Most research and technology related projects are run within two divisions, namely the Division of Laser Plasma (including the High Power Laser Laboratory) and the Division of Magnetised Plasma utilizing the PF-1000 device. Moreover, the Laboratory of Plasma Space Propulsion conducts its activities related to plasma thrusters within the IPPLM structure.

Purpose of the School

The school aims to provide courses on various aspects of fusion energy, plasma experiments and technology for young scientists from different countries. The lectures will be conducted by specialists with superb qualifications.

The following topics will be adressed:

  • Plasma basics and fusion energy
  • Tokamaks and Stellarators
  • Plasma-Focus and Z-pinches
  • Electric Propulsion systems
  • Plasma-diagnostics and technology
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