Preprint A433/2006
Some maximal function fields and additive polynomials

Garcia, Arnaldo

**Keywords: **
finite field | maximal curve | additive polynomial

We derive explicit equations for some maximal function fields given by equations of the form A(Y)=f(X),where A and f are polynomials with A additive. We prove that such maximal function fields are Galois subfields of the Hermitian function field.