Sheets of pi-stacked centrosymmetric molecules in N,N '-bis(3-nitrobenzylidene) octane-1,8-diamine

C Glidewell, J N Low, J M S Skakle, J L Wardell

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In molecules of the title compound, C22H26N4O4, which lie across centres of inversion, the central octane fragment adopts a nearly planar all-trans conformation. There are no hydrogen bonds in the crystal structure but the molecules are linked into sheets by a single pi-pi stacking interaction.

Original languageEnglish
Number of pages3
JournalActa Crystallographica. Section E, Structure reports online
Publication statusPublished - Nov 2005


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