#### Title

Maxima of the Q-index: Graphs with bounded clique number

#### Abstract

This paper gives a tight upper bound on the spectral radius of the signless Laplacian of graphs of given order and clique number. More precisely, let G be a graph of order n, let A be its adjacency matrix, and let D be the diagonal matrix of the row-sums of A. If G has clique number ω, then the largest eigenvalue q (G) of the matrix Q = A+ D satisfies q(G)≤ 2(1- 1/ω)n. If G is a complete regular ω-partite graph, then equality holds in the above inequality.

#### Publication Title

Electronic Journal of Linear Algebra

#### Recommended Citation

de Abreu, N., & Nikiforov, V.
(2013). Maxima of the Q-index: Graphs with bounded clique number.* Electronic Journal of Linear Algebra**, 26*, 121-130.
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