Barrett Potter Jr.

Professor of Materials Science and Engineering Professor of Optical Sciences

Barrett Potter Jr.

Professor of Materials Science and Engineering Professor of Optical Sciences

Specific Research Interests: 

  • Synthesis and study of glass, ceramic and molecular hybrid materials for photonic and electronic applications.
  • Optically driven molecular assembly strategies.
  • Nanostructured photovoltaic energy conversion materials.
  • Photoactivated phenomena in glass and hybrid thin films.
  • Solution and physical vapor phase deposition of thin films and nanocomposites (oxides, inorganic-organic hybrids).
  • Thermal stability of complex oxide optical materials.
  • Environmental sensing.
  • Optical behavior of rare-earth-doped matrices.
  • Semiconductor quantum-dot ensembles.
  • Optical spectroscopy.

Degrees

  • Ph.D., University of Florida, 1991
  • M.S., University of Florida, 1987
  • B.S., New York State College of Ceramics at Alfred University, 1985
Faculty Joint Faculty

MSE 141
Department of Materials Science and Engineering
The University of Arizona
1235 E. North Campus Dr.
P.O. Box 210012
Tucson, AZ 85721-0012