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John Colton

John Colton

Associate Professor


Office Hours

Spring 2021 office hours: TBA

Meetings and Assignments

Spring 2021 meeting schedule: 

  • Tues 9-10 am - REU meeting
  • Thurs 11 am-12 pm - occasional department faculty meetings
  • TBA - research group meeting

Spring 2023 Teaching Schedule

Physics 297R 9:00a - 10:50a


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

Research Website

Supervised Theses and Dissertations

Publication List

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