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Agustinus Agung Nugroho


Agustinus Agung Nugroho2a


Faculty of Mathematics and Natural Sciences
Institut Teknologi Bandung
Jl. Ganesa 10 Bandung, 40132, Indonesia
Email Address: nugroho[at]fi.itb.ac.id
Telephone: +62(22) [2500834] xt: 241
Fax: +62 (22) [2506452]


  1. B.Sc., Institut Teknologi Bandung (1993);
  2. Magister, International Centre for Theoritical Physics Trieste, Italy (1995) ;
  3. Doctor, Universiteit van Amsterdam, Belanda (2001);

Career Profile:

  1. Lecturer (1993 – present).
  2. Post-doctoral (2002-2004), Material Science Center, University of Groningen, The Netherlands
  3. Visiting scientist (2005, 2006) Material Science Center, University of Groningen, The Netherlands and Institute of Experimental Physics II, University of Cologne , Germany

Research Interest:

  1. Correlated electron system: Orbital Ordering and Multiferroic (in collaboration with Material Science Center, University of Groningen)
    Research grant :

    • Study of Strain Controlled Magnetoelectric Coupling, KNAW (Dutch Royal Academy of Science),  2006-2008;
    • Spin, Charge and Orbital Physics  in Transition Metal Oxides, MSC (Material Science Center), 2002-2004
    1. F. Carbone, M. Zangrando, H. J. A. Molegraaf, A. A. Nugroho, T. T. M. Palstra, F. Parmigiani, D. van der Marel, Experimental evidance for localized high spin ground state in MnSi, Phys. Rev. B 73, 085114 (2006).
    2. Daniele Fausti, Agung A. Nugroho, Paul H.M. van Loosdrecht, Sergei A. Klimin, Marina N. Popova, Leonard N. Bezmaternykh, Raman Scattering from phonon and magnons in RFe3(BO3)4, Phys. Rev. B 74, 024403 (2006)
    3. M. Sikora, C. Marquina, M.R. Ibarra, A. A. Nugroho, T.T.M. Palstra, Lattice effects in HoVO3 single crystal, accepted for publication in Journal of Magn. Mag. Mat.
    4. U. Adem, A. A. Nugroho, A. Meetsma, T. T. M. Palstra, Ferroelectric displacements in multiferroic Y(Mn,Ga)O3, accepted for publication in Phys. Rev. B
    5. A. A. Nugroho, U. Adem, M. O. Tjia, M. Mostovoy, T. T. M. Palstra, Enhancing the magnetoelectric coupling in YMnO3 by Ga doping, submitted for publication in Phys. Rev. B
  2. Dilute Magnetic Semiconductor
    Research Grant :

    • Structure and Physical Properties of Mn-doped ZnO, PHK-B, Dept. of Physics ITB, 2005
    1. S. Riyadi, Muafif, A. A. Nugroho, N. Mufti, M. O. Tjia, Effect of Mn doping and O2 Annealing of (Zn,Mn)O Semiconductors on the Structural and Magnetic Properties, submitted for ICMNS proceeding (2006)
    2. S. Riyadi, Muafif, A. A. Nugroho, N. Mufti, M. O. Tjia, The Structural and Physical Properties of Mn-doped ZnO, to be submitted

    Thermoelectric power and thermal conductivity (in collaboration with Neutron Scattering Group- BATAN-Serpong)

    • Thermal conductivity in multiferroic hexagonal, TWAS, 2006-2007;
      Studi Peran Derajat Kebebasan Spin Elektron dalam Peningkatan Kinerja Bahan Termoelektrik untuk Aplikasi Energi Akrab Lingkungan, Riset Insentif RISTEK, 2007-2008


  1. Hollmann, N., Agrestini, S., Hu, Z., He, Z., Schmidt, M., Kuo, C.-Y., Rotter, M., Nugroho, A.A., Sessi, V., Tanaka, A., Brookes, N.B., Tjeng, L.H., Spectroscopic evidence for exceptionally high orbital moment induced by local distortions in α – CoV2 O6, Phys. Rev. B, 89, (2014)
  2. Kunkemöller, S., Nugroho, A. A., Sidis, Y., Braden, M., Spin-density-wave ordering in Ca 0.5 Sr 1.5 RuO 4 studied by neutron scattering, Phys. Rev. B, 89, (2014).
  3. Suprayoga, E., Nugroho, A.A., Polyakov, A.O., Palstra, T.T.M., Watanabe, I., Search for potential minimum positions in metal-organic hybrids, (C2H5NH3)2CuCl4 and (C6H5CH2CH2NH3)2CuCl4, by using density functional theory, Journal of Physics: Conference Series, 551, 1, (2014).
  4. I P Handayani, R I Tobey, J Janusonis, D A Mazurenko, N Mufti, A A Nugroho, M O Tjia, T T M Palstra and P H M van Loosdrecht, Dynamics of photo-excited electrons in magnetically ordered TbMnO3, Journal of Physics Condensed Matter, 25, (2013)
  5. V. Capogrosso, M. Malvestuto, I. P. Handayani, P. H. M. van Loosdrecht, A. A. Nugroho, E. Magnano, and F. Parmigiani, Effects of charge-orbital order-disorder phenomena on the unoccupied electronic states in the single-layered half-doped Pr_{0.5}Ca_{1.5}MnO_{4}, Phys. Rev. B, 87,(2013).
  6. E. Benckiser, L. Fels, G. Ghiringhelli, M. Moretti Sala, T. Schmitt, J. Schlappa, V. N. Strocov, N. Mufti, G. R. Blake, A. A. Nugroho, T. T. M. Palstra, M. W. Haverkort, K. Wohlfeld, and M. Grüninger, Orbital superexchange and crystal field simultaneously at play in YVO 3: Resonant inelastic x-ray scattering at the v L edge and the O K edge, Phys. Rev. B,88, (2013)
  7. Kenta Kimura, Satoru Nakatsuji, and A. A. Nugroho, Single-crystal study on the low-temperature magnetism of the pyrochlore magnet Pr2Zr2O7, Journal of the Korean Physical Society, 63, 3, (2013).
  8. M. A. Majidi, E. Thoeng, P. K. Gogoi, F. Wendt, S. H. Wang, I. Santoso, T. C. Asmara, I. P. Handayani, P. H. M. van Loosdrecht, A. A. Nugroho, M. Rübhausen, and A. Rusydi, Temperature-dependent and anisotropic optical response of layered Pr0.5Ca1.5MnO4 probed by spectroscopic ellipsometry, Phys. Rev. B, 87, 23, (2013)
  9. B. Roberge, S. Jandl, A. A. Nugroho, andT. T. M. Palstra, Micro-Raman study of orbiton-phonon coupling in YbVO3, Journal of Raman Spectroscopy, 43, 1, (2012).
  10. J. Reul, A. A. Nugroho, T. T. M. Palstra, and M. Grüninger, Probing orbital fluctuations in RVO3 (R = Y, Gd, or Ce) by ellipsometry, Phys. Rev. B, 86, 12, (2012).
  11. S. Nakatsuji, K. Kuga, K. Kimura, R. Satake, N. Katayama, E. Nishibori, H. Sawa, R. Ishii, M. Hagiwara, F. Bridges, T. U. Ito, W. Higemoto, Y. Karaki, M. Halim, A. A. Nugroho, J. A. Rodriguez-Rivera, M. A. Green, C. Broholm, Spin-Orbital Short-Range Order on a Honeycomb-Based Lattice, Science, 336, 6081, (2012).
  12. Fabio Novelli, Daniele Fausti, Julia Reul, Federico Cilento, Paul H. M. van Loosdrecht, Agung A. Nugroho, Thomas T. M. Palstra, Markus Grüninger, and Fulvio Parmigiani, Ultrafast optical spectroscopy of the lowest energy excitations in the Mott insulator compound YVO 3: Evidence for Hubbard-type excitons, Phys. Rev. B, 86, 16, (2012).
  13. N. Mufti, G. R. Blake, M. Mostovoy, S. Riyadi, A. A. Nugroho, and T. T. M. Palstra, Magnetoelectric coupling in MnTiO3, Phys. Rev. B, 83, 10, (2011).
  14. H. Ulbrich, F. Krüger, A. A. Nugroho, D. Lamago, Y. Sidis, and M. Braden, Spin-wave excitations in the ferromagnetic metallic and in the charge-, orbital-, and spin-ordered states in Nd(1-x)Sr(x)MnO(3) with x approximate to 0.5, Phys. Rev. B, 84, 9, (2011) editorial suggestion
  15. Risdiana, Fitrilawati, R. Hidayat, A.A. Nugroho, R.E. Siregar, M.O. Tjia, I. Watanabe, Intra- and inter-chain polaron diffusion in regio-random polythiophene studied by muon spin relaxation, Physica B, 405, 11, (2010).
  16. N Mufti, A A Nugroho, G R Blake and T T M Palstra, Magnetodielectric coupling in frustrated spin systems: the spinels MCr2O4 (M = Mn, Co and Ni), Journal of Physics-Condensed Matter, 22, 7, (2010)


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