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Scientific Programme


Among the topics of the joint conference recent developments and research results in the following fields are addressed:

  • Tungsten and tungsten alloys
  • Low-Z materials
  • Erosion, redeposition, dust and fuel retention
  • Materials under extreme thermal loads
  • Technology and testing of plasma-facing components
  • Neutron effects in plasma-facing materials
  • Fusion devices and edge plasma physics

Selected international speakers will present overview lectures and treat detailed aspects of the given topics. Contributed papers to the subjects of the meeting are solicited for oral and poster presentations.

Technical Programme (as at 4th May 2017)

Scientific Programme

 Abstracts - Tuesday 16. May 2017 (zip, 9 MB)

 Abstracts - Wednesday 17. May 2017 (zip, 376 kB)

 Abstracts - Thursday 18. May 2017 (zip, 9 MB)

 Abstracts - Friday 19. May 2017 (zip, 471 kB)

Introductory Lectures/Tutorial

A tutorial course with contributions from experts in the fields covered by the event is organised on Monday, 15th May 2017 from 14:00 to 18:00 h. These introductory lectures are dedicated to PhD students, PostDocs, and newcomers in the field.

Schedule Tutorial

14:00Plasma-edge and plasma-surface interaction modelling
S. Wiesen
14:55Testing of plasma-facing materials and components under operating conditions
J. Linke
15:50 - 16:10Break
16:10Plasma-facing materials and engineering of plasma-facing components
Y. Ueda
17:05Analysis and diagnosis techniques of plasma-facing materials
M. Rubel

Additional Information


For questions regarding the conference please contact:

Conference Email:

Conference Service:
Beate Schmitz
Consultant Events and Marketing
Tel.: +49 2461 61-3838
Fax: +49 2461 61-5333