Swiss Plasma Center
EPFL’s Swiss Plasma Center is one of the world leaders in fusion research.
Fusion is based on the principle that powers the Sun. It has the potential to provide everyone with an abundant, safe and clean source of energy.
Through a rich program of research, linked to different levels of training, we are working to deepen our understanding of plasma physics and propel fusion to the heart of the energy transition.
We conduct a programme organised in six research lines: Plasma Theory, Basic Plasma Physics, TCV Tokamak Physics, International Collaborations, Superconductivity for Fusion, and Plasma Applications.
We are committed to preparing the next generations of fusion scientists and engineers. We provide education in Physics for students of all levels (Bachelor, Master and Doctoral School).
Join our dynamic team at SPC, in the stunning Swiss landscapes, where innovation meets inclusivity, all while fostering professional growth and family-friendly support.
SPC’s latest news
SPC researcher wins one of the most prestigious grants within fusion
In a notable achievement within the field of fusion energy research, Kyungtak Lim, a post-doctoral researcher from the Swiss Plasma Center (SPC) at EPFL, has been awarded a Eurofusion Bernard Bigot researcher Grant (ERG). This recognition comes as part of EUROfusion's initiative to foster the careers of early-stage researchers pioneering the journey towards harnessing fusion energy.
The star of the Swiss Plasma Center celebrates its 30th anniversary
The jubilee of the Tokamak à Configuration Variable (TCV) brought together some of the most prominent figures in the political and scientific sphere at EPFL's Rolex Learning Center. This event, marked by a shared sense of purpose and unity, underscored the exceptional trajectory of this major fusion research facility.