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John Colton

Associate Professor

Office: N335 ESC
Phone: (801) 997-0572
Lab: (801) 422-5286
Cell: (801) 358-1970
Teaching Url: http://www.physics.byu.edu/faculty/colton/
Email: john_colton byu.edu

Fall 2018 Teaching Schedule

HONRS 225 2:00p - 2:50p
MWF
202
MSRB
Website
Physics 441 12:00p - 12:50p
MWF
C285
ESC
Website
Physics 497 TBA
TBA
TBA
TBA

Office Hours

Fall 2018 office hours schedule

  • Tues 4-5:30 pm (half the time)
  • Thurs 1-2 pm (half the time)
  • Fri 5-6 pm (half the time)
  • additional office hours specifically for Physics 441 students in N361, as announced in class

Meetings and Assignments

Fall 2018 meetings schedule:

  • Mon 4-5 pm - Physics Department colloquium
  • Wed 3-4:15 pm - research group meeting, N288
  • Thurs 2-3 pm - A Cappella Club officers meeting, N288
  • Thurs 3-4 pm - condensed matter group seminar, N288
  • Fri 3-4 pm - occasional faculty meeting, N209
  • Fri 3-4 pm - occasional Undergraduate Committee meeting, room TBD
  • Fri 4-5 pm - research group meeting, N288
  • Other meetings not yet scheduled: ZnO research meeting

 

 

Professional Bio

B.S. in Physics and B.S. in Mathematics, cum laude, BYU, 1994
M.S. in Physics, U.C. Berkeley, 1997
Ph.D. in Condensed Matter Physics, U.C. Berkeley, 2000
Postdoctoral Researcher, Naval Research Lab, 2000-2003
Assistant Professor, U.W. La Crosse, 2003-2007
Associate Professor, BYU, 2007 - present

Research

Specialty: Optical spectroscopy of semiconductors, with an emphasis in spin properties and semiconductor nanostructures

Research Website: http://www.physics.byu.edu/research/coltonlab/

Publications

Theses and Dissertations