Welcome to the webpage of Prof. Dr. Galina Khitrova’s group at the College of Optical Sciences at the University of Arizona in Tucson.


Professor of Optical Sciences Galina Khitrova passed away Saturday, June 4, 2016 at her home in Tucson, Ariz. due to complications from chronic health problems. Galina came to the Optical Sciences Center in 1986 to work as an assistant research scientist after earning her Ph.D. in Physics from New York University. She was born in 1959 in St. Petersburg, Russia, and received her undergraduate degrees in Physics from Yerevan State University in Armenia, USSR, and City University of New York, Brooklyn College.

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