David B. Cordes, Guoxiong Hua, Alexandra M. Z. Slawin, J. Derek Woollins

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The title compound, C15H12N2O, adopts the expected near-planar geometry, the phenyl and tolyl rings being inclined relative to the oxadiazole ring by 3.8 (3) and 8.3 (2)degrees, respectively. This allows adjacent molecules to pack in a parallel fashion and form stacking along [010] via pi-pi interactions [centroid-centroid distances = 3.629 (2) and 3.723 (2) angstrom]. Further intermolecular interactions include C-H center dot center dot center dot pi interactions and weak C-H center dot center dot center dot N hydrogen bonds, giving rise to a crossed herringbone packing motif.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)o1757
Number of pages1
JournalActa Crystallographica. Section E, Structure reports online
Publication statusPublished - Jul 2011


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