The crystal structure of (E)-2-ethyl-N-(4-nitrobenzylidene)aniline: three-dimensional supramolecular assembly mediated by C-H···O hydrogen bonds and nitro···π(arene) interactions
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In the molecule of the title compound, C15H14N2O2, the 2-ethylphenyl group is disordered over two sets of atomic sites having occupancies of 0.515 (19) and 0.485 (19), and the dihedral angle between the two partial-occupancy aryl rings is 6(2)°. A combination of C-H···O hydrogen bonds and nitro...π(arene) interactions links the molecules into a continuous three-dimensional framework structure. Comparisons are made with the structures of some related compounds.
Girisha , M , Sagar , B K , Yathirajan , H S , Rathore , R S & Glidewell , C 2018 , ' The crystal structure of ( E )-2-ethyl-N-(4-nitrobenzylidene)aniline: three-dimensional supramolecular assembly mediated by C-H···O hydrogen bonds and nitro···π(arene) interactions ' Acta Crystallographica Section E , vol 74 , no. 8 , pp. 1071-1074 . DOI: 10.1107/S2056989018009544
Acta Crystallographica Section E
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DescriptionHSYacknowledges the UGC (India) for the award of a UGC– BSR Faculty Fellowship and MG thanks the UGC for the award of a Rajeev Gandhi Fellowship.
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