Preprint A403/2005
A maximal curve which is not a Galois subcover of the Hermitian curve

Henning Stichtenoth | Garcia, Arnaldo

**Keywords: **
rational points | finite fields | maximal curves | Galois coverings | Hermitian curve

We present a maximal curve with genus 24 over GF(q^2), with q=27 , which is not Galois covered by the Hermitian curve.