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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

Fall 2019 Teaching Schedule

HONRS 225 2:00p - 2:50p
MWF
202
MSRB
Website
Physics 441 11:00a - 11:50a
MWF
C285
ESC
Website
Physics 498

TBA
TBA

Office Hours

Fall 2019 office hours:

  • for Honors 225: MWF, 4-5 pm in room N335 (my office)
  • for Physics 441: MWF 9-10:30 am in room N363, only on days when HW is due

Meetings and Assignments

Fall 2019 meeting schedule:

  • Mon 3-4 pm - research group meeting, N288 ESC
  • Tues 10-11 am - REU meeting, N232 ESC
  • Wed 3-4 pm - research group meeting, N288 ESC
  • Thurs 11 am-12 pm - A Cappella Club officers meeting, location TBA
  • Thurs 3-4 pm - condensed matter seminar, N288 ESC

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