Ovals in translation hyperovals and ovoids

C.M. O'Keefe, Tim Penttila

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    Abstract

    Let O be an ovoid of PG(3,q), q even, such that each secant plane section is an oval contained in a translation hyperoval. Then O is shown to be either an elliptic quadric or a Tits ovoid. (C) 1997 Academic Press Limited.
    Original languageEnglish
    Pages (from-to)667-683
    JournalEuropean Journal of Combinatorics
    Volume18
    DOIs
    Publication statusPublished - 1997

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