TUAP was founded in 1991 by scientists of State Technical University and Ioffe Physical-Technical Institute, St. Petersburg, Russia. TUAP activity was historically started from the projects related to thermonuclear plasma experiment. Advanced technologies and knowledges of thermonuclear experiment were then applied to solve the problems in many other areas, such as nuclear waste processing, development of plasma sources for silicon etching or material destruction studies.

During 21 years TUAP designed, manufactured and installed over 100 scientific devices for more than 40 research centers around the globe.

TUAP also participates in several governmental scientific programs, which gives us an opportunity to work with world class experts from scientific centers of St.Petersburg and Moscow. Such a wide variety of scientific equipment could be only made in collaboration with part-time contracted specialists bringing their experience to TUAP clients.

Taking part in the education process in Physics and Technology Faculty of State Technical University TUAP acquires the most promising young scientists who often take part in TUAP projects and then continue their career in foreign research laboratories.

The company is led by Prof. Vladimir Sergeev

Prof. V.Sergeev, born in 1955, is currently Associate Dean for Researches of Physics and Nanotechnology Faculty in St.Petersburg State Polytechnical University (SPbSPU). Prof. V.Sergeev is leading a group "Diagnostics and control of plasma discharge in fusion devices". Prof. V.Sergeev obtained a Full Doctor degree in Physics (Ioffe Institute) and has authored more than 100 articles.

(Countries in alphabetic order)


  • FAPESP - The State of São Paulo Research Foundation

  • Center for Semiconductor Components, State University of Campinas, SP


  • SWIP South-Western Institute of Physics, Chengdu

  • Plasma Laboratory, Modern Physics Dept., University of Science & Technology
    of China, Hefei


  • PREMIS Technologies, Ascoux


  • MaxPlank Institute fur Plasma Physik, Garching

  • Forschungzentrum GmbH, Jülich


  • ENEA Italian National Agency for New Technologies, Energy and the Environment


  • NIFS National Institute for Plasma Physics, Toki

  • Tokyo Instruments, Inc., Tokyo


  • Kurchatov Institute of Atomic Energy, Moscow

  • Ioffe Physico-Technical Institute, St.Petersburg

  • The D.V. Efremov Scientific Research Institute of Electrophysical Apparatus, St. Petersburg

  • St. Petersburg State University


  • KTH - Royal Institute of Technology, Stockholm


  • EAWAG the Swiss Federal Institute of Aquatic Science and Technology, Dübendorf


  • Archimedes Technology Group, LLC, San-Diego, CA

  • Russamer Lab, Pittsburgh, PA