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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 2019 Teaching Schedule

Physics 442 11:00a - 11:50a
MWF
C285
ESC
Website
Physics 471 9:00a - 9:50a
MWF
C285
ESC
Website

Office Hours

Winter 2019 office hours schedule

  • Tues 3:30-5 in N361 (some of the time)
  • Thur 4:30-6 in N361 (some of the time)
  • Fri 5-6 in N361 (some of the time)
  • additional office hours available by request

Meetings and Assignments

Winter 2019 meetings schedule:

  • Mon 2:30-3 pm - TA meeting in N335
  • Mon 4-5 pm - Physics Department colloquium
  • Tues 9-10 am - REU meeting, not sure location
  • Tues 5-6 pm - research group meeting, N288
  • Wed 3-4 pm - research group meeting, N288
  • Thurs 11 am-12 pm - A Cappella Club officers meeting, N309
  • Thurs 3-4 pm - condensed matter group seminar, N288
  • Fri 2-3 pm - ZnO research meetnig, N309
  • Fri 3-4 pm - occasional faculty meeting, N209
  • Fri 3-4 pm - occasional Undergraduate Committee meeting, N288

 

 

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