® Andrew Sazonov

Curriculum vitae





date and place of birth

2 May 1979, Vitebsk, Belarus



marital status

Married, one child


mail ? sazonov.org






Diploma in Mathematics and Physics (Honors)

Vitebsk State University, Vitebsk, Belarus



06.2012 - present

2nd Instrument Scientist

RWTH Aachen University, Department of Crystallography and
Jülich Centre for Neutron Science (JCNS) at Heinz Maier-Leibnitz Zentrum (MLZ)

Garching n. Munich, Germany

08.2009 - 12.2009

Postdoctoral Researcher

Technical University of Munich (TUM),
Research Neutron Source Heinz Maier-Leibnitz (FRM II)

Garching n. Munich, Germany

09.2005 - 07.2009

Doctoral Researcher

RWTH Aachen University, Department of Crystallography,
Outstation at Research Neutron Source Heinz Maier-Leibnitz (FRM II)

Garching n. Munich, Germany

11.2001 - 09.2005

Doctoral/Junior Researcher

National Academy of Sciences of Belarus,
Institute of Solid State and Semiconductor Physics

Minsk, Belarus


Current research interests

Crystal and magnetic structure determination by means of neutron and X-ray diffraction on single crystals and powders

Physics of frustrated magnets, functional magnetic materials, high-temperature superconductors

Scientific computing and software development for data visualization, processing and analysis




Peer-reviewed journals (total)


Peer-reviewed journals (as 1st author)


Conference and workshop proceedings (total)


Conference and workshop proceedings (as 1st author)


Selected publications


A. Sazonov, V. Hutanu, M. Meven, G. Roth, R. Georgii, T. Masuda and B. Nafradi

The crystal structure of magnetoelectric Ba2MnGe2O7 at room and low temperatures by neutron diffraction

Inorganic Chemistry [published online] (7pp) (2018)Impact Factor in 2016: 4.857


D. M. Fobes, S. Zhang, S.-Z. Lin, P. Das, N. J. Ghimire, E. D. Bauer, J. D. Thompson, L. W. Harriger, G. Ehlers, A. Podlesnyak, R. I. Bewley, A. Sazonov, V. Hutanu, F. Ronning, C. D. Batista and M. Janoschek

Tunable emergent heterostructures in a prototypical correlated metal

Nature Physics [published online] (6pp) (2018)Impact Factor in 2016: 22.806


A. Sazonov, V. Hutanu, M. Meven, G. Roth, H. Murakawa, Y. Tokura, V. K. Guduru, L. C. J. M. Peters, U. Zeitler, L. F. Kiss, D. Szaller, B. Nafradi and I. Kezsmarki

Magnetic structure of the magnetoelectric material Ca2CoSi2O7

Physical Review B 95, 174431 (9pp) (2017)Impact Factor in 2016: 3.836


A. Sazonov, M. Meven, G. Roth, R. Georgii, I. Kezsmarki, V. Kocsis, Y. Tokunaga, Y. Taguchi, Y. Tokura and V. Hutanu

Origin of forbidden reflections in multiferroic Ba2CoGe2O7 by neutron diffraction: symmetry lowering or Renninger effect

Journal of Applied Crystallography 49, pp. 556-560 (2016)Impact Factor in 2016: 2.617
Highlight in Heinz-Maier-Leibnitz Zentrum (MLZ) News from 17.06.2016 - True change of symmetry or ricochet


A. P. Sazonov, A. Gukasov, H. B. Cao, P. Bonville, E. Ressouche, C. Decorse and I. Mirebeau

Magnetic structure in the spin liquid Tb2Ti2O7 induced by a [111] magnetic field: Search for a magnetization plateau

Physical Review B 88, 184428 (10pp) (2013)Impact Factor in 2013: 3.664


A. P. Sazonov, A. Gukasov, I. Mirebeau and P. Bonville

Double-layered monopolar order in the Tb2Ti2O7 spin liquid

Physical Review B 85, 214420 (6pp) (2012)Impact Factor in 2012: 3.767
Selected for display on the Physical Review web site - Kaleidoscope Images: June 2012


A. P. Sazonov, A. Gukasov and I. Mirebeau

The spin ice Ho2Ti2O7 versus the spin liquid Tb2Ti2O7: Field-induced magnetic structures

Journal of Physics: Cond. Matter 23, 164221 (5pp) (2011)Impact Factor in 2011: 2.546


A. P. Sazonov, A. Gukasov, I. Mirebeau, H. Cao, P. Bonville, B. Grenier and G. Dhalenne

Field-Induced Magnetic Structures in Tb2Ti2O7 at Low Temperatures: From Spin-Ice to Spin-Flip Structures

Physical Review B 82, 174406 (10pp) (2010)Impact Factor in 2010: 3.774


A. P. Sazonov, V. Hutanu, M. Meven, G. Heger, T. Hansen and A. Senyshyn

Anomalous thermal expansion of cobalt olivine, Co2SiO4, at low temperatures

Journal of Applied Crystallography 43, pp. 720-728 (2010)Impact Factor in 2010: 3.794


A. Sazonov, M. Meven, V. Hutanu, G. Heger, T. Hansen and A. Gukasov

Magnetic behaviour of synthetic Co2SiO4

Acta Crystallographica Section B 65, pp. 664-675 (2009)Impact Factor in 2009: 1.801
Highlight in International Union of Crystallography Newsletter, Vol. 17, No. 4 (2009)



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