The Academy of Sciences of the Czech rebublic - ASCR

The French Ambassador visited IPP


His Excellency Mr. Alexis Dutertre, the Ambassador of the French Republic in the Czech Republic visited IPP on July 27, 2021.

27 Jul 2021


The jubilee year of the Otto Wichterle Prize was also awarded by two young researchers from IPP


Twenty-four talented scientists from the Czech Academy of Sciences received the prestigious Otto Wichterle Award this year. It has been awarded since 2002, and this year was the Jubilee's 20th year. The ceremony was held at the Lanna Villa in Prague on June 29, 2021. Among the awards were two young scientists from IPP. Dr. Petr Vondráček from the Tokamak Department and Dr. František Lukáč from the Department of Materials Engineering.

29 Jun 2021


A surprising scenario to protect tokamaks from effects of relativistic electron beams


An international team of scientists including Czech experts from the Institute of Plasma Physics of the CAS explored a new method to mitigate the runaway electron beam, based on the recent experiments at the largest European tokamak JET (Culham Centre for Fusion Energy, UK). The paper reporting these results was published in the prestigious scientific journal Physical Review Letters (PRL).

3 May 2021


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IPP is happy to announce the application opening for its 18th Summer Training School called SUMTRAIC.

26 Apr 2021


Final Design Review of the COMPASS-U Tokamak Assembly


An international workshop on the Final Design Review (FDR) of the new COMPASS-U tokamak assembly was held on April 13 to 16, 2021. More than 60 scientists, engineers and technicians from the Czech Republic, Europe, and the USA attended the workshop in the form of a videoconferencing remote connection.

22 Apr 2021


Nikita Medvedev won a prize of JINR


The Joint Institute for Nuclear Research (JINR in Dubna near Moscow) awarded the JINR Prize for 2020 to the team whose member is Dr. Nikita Medvedev (Laser Plasma Dept.); the team won the first prize in the category of the Applied Physics Research for an article entitled “Experimental study and multiscale modeling of latent tracks structure in radiation resistant dielectrics”.

8 Mar 2021