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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 2018 Teaching Schedule

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

Office Hours

Winter 2018 schedule:

  • Phys 441 - office hours in room N337 depending on when HW is due... when HW is due on Wed, T 3-4:30 pm; when HW is due on Fri, Th 4-5:30 pm;  when HW is due on Mon, Mon 10-11 am.
  • Other private meetings available by appointment.

Meetings and Assignments

Winter 2018 schedule:

  • MWF 11 am-12 pm - Physics 442
  • Mon 4-5 pm - research group meeting, N288
  • Wed 4-5 pm - department colloquium
  • Thurs 11 am-12 pm - research group meeting, N288
  • Thurs 3-4 pm - condensed matter seminar, N288
  • Fri 4-5 pm - research group meeting, N288
  • Undergraduate Committee meeting - 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