Kelly Simmons Potter

  • Faculty Affiliation: Joint Professor
Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering
Professor of Optical Sciences
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Office Location: 
ECE 404
Mailing Address: 

Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering
The University of Arizona
1230 E. Speedway Blvd.
P.O. Box 210114
Tucson, AZ 85721 

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Ph.D., University of Arizona, 1994
M.S., University of Arizona, 1990
B.S., Florida State University, 1986

Specific Research Interests: 

development of elements for integrated optical systems using both optically active and passive novel photowritable materials; examination of single and multi-photon processes leading to both linear and non-linear response in optical materials as a result of exposure to either ionizing or non-ionizing radiation; research into the impact of defect physics on material optical behavior, waveguide device design and optical device performance

Books Authored

  • Optical Materials
    Joseph H. Simmons and Kelly Simmons Potter


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