Skip to main content

John Colton

Associate Professor
Condensed Matter and Material Physics Research, Nanoscience and Industrial Physics Research, Physics and Astronomy Faculty, Physics and Astronomy

N335 ESC
Provo, UT 84602

Biography

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 Interests

Semiconductor physics, in particular the optical investigation of bulk and nano semiconductors for optical and spin applications.

Honors and Awards

  • Alcuin Fellowship, BYU (2017 - 2020)

Memberships

  • American Association of Physics Teachers (2007 - Present)
  • American Physical Society (1998 - Present)
  • Sigma Pi Sigma Honor Society (1993 - Present)
  • Phi Kappa Phi Honor Society (1992 - Present)

Professional Citizenship

  • Committee/Council Chair, American Physical Society (2019 - Present)
  • Committee/Council Member, Contemporary A Cappella Society (CASA) (2019 - Present)
  • Board Member, Utah Baroque Ensemble (2013 - Present)
  • Reviewer, Ad Hoc Reviewer, RARB.org (2008 - Present)
  • Other, Jazzfanz.com (2005 - Present)
  • Reviewer, Ad Hoc Reviewer, ACS Applied Nano Materials (2020 - 2021)
  • Reviewer, Ad Hoc Reviewer, Psychomusicology: Music, Mind, and Brain (2020 - 2020)
  • Reviewer, Ad Hoc Reviewer, RSC Advances (2020 - 2020)
  • Reviewer, Ad Hoc Reviewer, Served as textbook reviewer for Abell and Braselton, Mathematica by Example, 5th edition, Elsevier (2020 - 2020)
  • Reviewer, Ad Hoc Reviewer, Physical Review Applied (2020 - 2020)
  • Reviewer, Ad Hoc Reviewer, Physical Review Applied (2019 - 2019)
  • Reviewer, Ad Hoc Reviewer, ACS Omega (2019 - 2019)
  • Other, APS March Meeting (2019 - 2019)
  • Reviewer, Ad Hoc Reviewer, IEEE Transactions on Magnetics (2019 - 2019)
  • Reviewer, Ad Hoc Reviewer, Journal of Materials Chemistry C (2019 - 2019)
  • Reviewer, Ad Hoc Reviewer, National Science Foundation (2018 - 2019)
  • Reviewer, Ad Hoc Reviewer, Physical Review Letters (2018 - 2018)
  • Other, Orem High School (2018 - 2018)
  • Other, BIT's 4th Annual World Congress of Smart Materials (2018 - 2018)
  • Reviewer, Ad Hoc Reviewer, Physical Review B (2018 - 2018)
  • Reviewer, Ad Hoc Reviewer, Journal of Nanostructure in Chemistry (2017 - 2017)
  • Other, EMN (Energy, Material, & Nanotechnology) Meeting on Quantum Communication & Quantum Imaging (2016 - 2016)
  • Reviewer, Ad Hoc Reviewer, National Science Foundation (2016 - 2016)
  • Other, CARA Awards (2008 - 2016)
  • Reviewer, Ad Hoc Reviewer, Springer (2014 - 2015)
  • Other, Scientists in International Context (2015 - 2015)
  • Reviewer, Ad Hoc Reviewer, Naval Research Laboratory (2015 - 2015)
  • Other, n/a (2014 - 2014)

Courses Taught

Publications

Michael Koecher John Yeager Tyler Park Nathan Mara David T Fullwood Nathan Hansen John S Colton Nathan Bair Jared Hancock Cameron Simonson Scott Thalman John S Colton Matthew C Asplund Roger G Harrison John S Colton David Meyer Ken Clark Daniel Craft Jane Cutler Tyler Park Phil White

Presentations

Marissa Iraca John S Colton Jordan Bryan Carrie Emma McClure Charles E Lewis
Carrie Emma McClure Derek Sanchez Jordan Bryan Marissa Iraca James Erikson Charles E Lewis Troy R Munro John S Colton
Nathan Schwartz Charles E Lewis Kane Fanning John S Colton
John S Colton James Erikson Charles Lewis C Emma McClure Derek Sanchez Troy R Munro
Charles Lewis Carrie Emma McClure James Erikson John S Colton Troy R Munro
Carrie Emma McClure James Erikson Charles Lewis Heather Hogg Katelyn Watson Troy R Munro John S Colton
James Erikson Carrie Emma McClure Charles Lewis John S Colton Troy R Munro
Spencer King John S Colton David D Allred Gary Renlund Nathan Schwartz C Emma McClure James Erikson
John S Colton
James Erikson Carrie Emma McClure Charles E Lewis John S Colton Troy R Munro
Lydia Harris John S Colton Stacey Janel Smith Branton J Campbell
John S Colton Lydia Harris Stacey Janel Smith Branton J Campbell
Daniel Boyce John S Colton Matthew Richards
John S Colton James Erikson Micah N Shelley James Colter Stewart Carrie Emma McClure Spencer King Nathan Schwartz David D Allred Gary Renlund
Katelyn Watson Carrie Emma McClure James Erikson Heather Hogg John S Colton Troy R Munro
Daniel Boyce John S Colton Matthew Richards
Spencer King John S Colton David D Allred Gary M Renlund James Erikson Carrie Emma McClure Nathan Schwartz Micah Shelley J. Colter Stewart
Matthew Richards Daniel Boyce Chapman Lindsay John S Colton Richard Kent Watt
J. Colter Stewart John S Colton Nathan Schwartz Micah Shelley Spencer King David D Allred
Carrie Emma McClure James Erikson Heather Hogg Katelyn Watson Troy R Munro John S Colton
James Erikson Carrie Emma McClure John S Colton Troy R Munro
Micah Shelley John S Colton David D Allred Gary M Renlund J. Ryan Peterson J. Colter Stewart James Erikson Spencer King Carrie Emma McClure
Chapman Lindsay Daniel Boyce Matthew Richards John S Colton
Nathan Schwartz John S Colton David D Allred J. Ryan Peterson J. Colter Stewart Micah Shelley Spencer King Daniel Boyce
Daniel Boyce John S Colton Matt Richards
J. Colter Stewart John S Colton Micah Shelley David D Allred
James Erikson John S Colton Gary Renlund David D Allred Micah Shelley J. Colter Stewart C. Emma McClure Spencer King
Matt Richards Daniel Boyce Chapman Lindsay John S Colton Richard Kent Watt
Luis Perez John S Colton Kameron Hansen Ryan Peterson
John S Colton Jacob Embley Kyle Miller Margaret Morris Michael Meehan Scott Crossen Bradley Weaver Evan Glaser Sam Carter
Kameron Hansen John S Colton Richard Kent Watt Ryan Peterson Cameron Olsen Alessandro Perego Luis Perez Heather Longstaff
Ryan Peterson John S Colton Kameron Hansen Micah Shelley Alessandro Perego Cameron Olsen Luis Perez
Heather Longstaff John S Colton Richard Kent Watt Kameron Hansen Ryan Peterson Micah Shelley
Scott Crossen John S Colton
Alessandro Perego Kameron Hansen Ryan Peterson John S Colton Richard Kent Watt
Drew Henrichsen David Petrucci John S Colton Richard Kent Watt Cameron Olsen
Ryan Peterson John S Colton Kameron Hansen Micah Shelley Alessandro Perego Cameron Olsen Luis Perez
Micah Shelley Ryan Peterson Gary Renlund John S Colton David D Allred
Scott Crossen John S Colton Jacob Embley
John Ryan Peterson John S Colton Kameron Hansen Luis Perez Cameron Olsen
Kameron Hansen John S Colton Richard Kent Watt Paul Minson John Ryan Peterson Alessandro Perego Cameron Olsen
Kameron Hansen John S Colton Richard Kent Watt Paul Minson John Ryan Peterson Alessandro Perego
John S Colton
Cameron Olsen Jacob Embley Alessandro Perego John S Colton Richard Kent Watt
Alessandro Perego John S Colton Richard Kent Watt
John S Colton Kyle G Miller Ross Loren Spencer Michael Meehan
Jacob Embley John S Colton Samuel Carter Margaret Morris Kyle Miller Michael Meehan
Cameron Olsen Jacob Embley Kameron Hansen John Ryan Peterson Andrew Henrichsen Alessandro Perego John S Colton Richard Kent Watt
Scott Crossen John S Colton Jacob Embley
Alessandro Perego John S Colton Richard Kent Watt
Kameron Hansen John S Colton Richard Kent Watt Cameron Olsen
Jacob Embley John S Colton Samuel Carter Margaret Morris Kyle Miller Michael Meehan
John Ryan Peterson John S Colton
Andrew Henrichsen John S Colton Richard Kent Watt Cameron Olsen
John S Colton
Alessandro Perego John S Colton Richard Kent Watt
Margaret Morris John S Colton Jacob Embley Samuel Carter
Alessandro Perego John S Colton Richard Kent Watt
Dallin S Durfee John S Colton Cassi Lee
Kyle G Miller John S Colton Sam Carter
John S Colton Stephen D Erickson Cameron Olsen Jacob Embley Richard Kent Watt Trevor Smith
Jacob Embley John S Colton Richard Kent Watt Trevor Smith Cameron Olsen Stephen Erickson Jake Maxfield
Cameron Olsen Trevor Smith Jacob Embley Stephen Erickson Jake Maxfield John S Colton Richard Kent Watt
Michael Meehan Kyle Miller John S Colton
Kyle Miller John S Colton Sam Carter
Stephen Erickson Trevor Smith Cameron Olsen Jacob Embley Richard Kent Watt John S Colton
John S Colton Stephen Erickson
Trevor J Smith Stephen Erickson John S Colton Richard Kent Watt David Petrucci
Kyle Miller John S Colton Sam Carter
Jacob Embley John S Colton Richard Kent Watt Trevor Smith Cameron Olsen Kevin Zenner Stephen Erickson
Stephen Erickson Trevor Smith Richard Kent Watt John S Colton
Stephen Erickson Trevor Smith Cameron Olsen John S Colton Richard Kent Watt
Stephen Erickson Trevor Smith John S Colton Richard Kent Watt
John S Colton Stephen Erickson Richard Kent Watt Trevor Smith
Richard Kent Watt John S Colton Trevor J Smith Stephen Erickson
Cameron Olsen John S Colton Stephen Erickson Richard Kent Watt Trevor Smith
Michael Meehan John S Colton
Kyle Miller John S Colton Ross Loren Spencer
Jacob Embley John S Colton Richard Kent Watt Trevor Smith Stephen Erickson Cameron Olsen
Stephen Erickson Trevor Smith Cameron Olsen Jacob Embley John S Colton Richard Kent Watt
Stephen Erickson Trevor Smith John S Colton Richard Kent Watt
John S Colton