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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_coltonbyu.edu

Winter 2017 Teaching Schedule

Physics 442 11:00a - 11:50a
MWF
C285
ESC
Website

Office Hours

  • Phys 441 - office hours MWF on days that homework is due, 9:30-10:30 am in room N337.
  • Other private meetings available by appointment.

Meetings and Assignments

  • MWF 11-12 - Physics 441, C285
  • Mon 4-5 pm - research group meeting, N288
  • Tues 12-1 pm - a cappella club officers meeting, N288
  • Wed 4-5 pm - department colloquium
  • Wed 5-6 pm - a cappella club officers meeting, C295
  • Thurs 1-2 pm - ZnO research meeting, N288
  • Thurs 3-4 pm - condensed matter seminar, N288
  • Fri 4-5 pm - research group meeting, N288
  • Undergraduate Committee meeting - irregular times
  • CPMS Dean Search Committee meetings - irregular times

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