Mathematical Research Letters

Volume 15 (2008)

Number 3

Modular curves of $\cD$-elliptic sheaves are asymptotically optimal

Pages: 525 – 536

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.4310/MRL.2008.v15.n3.a12

Author

Mihran Papikian (Pennsylvania State University)

Abstract

We prove that the series of modular curves of $\cD$-elliptic sheaves with appropriate level structures attain the Drinfeld-Vladut bound over $\F_{q^2}$.

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