The Wendelstein 7-X stellarator at the Max Planck Institute for Plasma Physics (IPP) in Greifswald produced its first hydrogen plasma on February 3, 2016. Federal Chancellor Angela Merkel pushed the button.
Four doctoral positions have opened as part ot the Monaco/ITER Postdoctoral Fellowship Program. If you would like the opportunity to work closely together with leading experts in fusion at the ITER Organization, be sure to check out this article.
The school would bring together leading researchers in the field of Plasma Physics to give lecture on their specialties to advanced graduate students, postgraduate students and young scientists in the form of a one-week intensive course.