Preprint A276/2004
An explicit tower of function fields over cubic finite fields and Zink's lower bound
Henning Stichtenoth | Bezerra, Juscelino | Garcia, Arnaldo
Keywords: towers of function fields | rational places | cubic finite fields | Zink's bound
We present an explicit tower of function fields over GF(q^3) leading to a generalization of a bound due to T.Zink.The limit for the ratios (number of rational places)/(genus) for this tower over GF(q^3) is at least 2(q^2 -1)/(q+2).