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Title: Synthesis and crystal structures of (2 E )-1,4-bis(4-chlorophenyl)but-2-ene-1,4-dione and (2 E )-1,4-bis(4-bromophenyl)but-2-ene-1,4-dione

The molecular structure of (2 E )-1,4-bis(4-chlorophenyl)but-2-ene-1,4-dione [C 16 H 10 Cl 2 O 2 , ( 1 )] is composed of two p -chlorophenyl rings, each bonded on opposite ends to a near planar 1,4- trans enedione moiety [–C(=O)—CH=CH—(C=O)–] [r.m.s. deviation = 0.003 (1) Å]. (2 E )-1,4-Bis(4-bromophenyl)but-2-ene-1,4-dione [C 16 H 10 Br 2 O 2 , ( 2 )] has a similar structure to ( 1 ), but with two p -bromophenyl rings and a less planar enedione group [r.m.s. deviation = 0.011 (1) Å]. Both molecules sit on a center of inversion, thus Z ′ = 0.5. The dihedral angles between the ring and the enedione group are 16.61 (8) and 15.58 (11)° for ( 1 ) and ( 2 ), respectively. In the crystal, molecules of ( 1 ) exhibit C—Cl...Cl type I interactions, whereas molecules of ( 2 ) present C—Br...Br type II interactions. van der Waals-type interactions contribute to the packing of both molecules, and the packing reveals face-to-face ring stacking with similar interplanar distances of approximately 3.53 Å.
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Published Article
Journal Name:
Acta Crystallographica Section E Crystallographic Communications
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Journal Name: Acta Crystallographica Section E Crystallographic Communications Journal Volume: 74 Journal Issue: 3; Journal ID: ISSN 2056-9890
Publisher:
International Union of Crystallography (IUCr)
Sponsoring Org:
USDOE
Country of Publication:
United Kingdom
Language:
English
OSTI Identifier:
1420344

Lastovickova, Dominika N., La Scala, John J., and Sausa, Rosario C.. Synthesis and crystal structures of (2 E )-1,4-bis(4-chlorophenyl)but-2-ene-1,4-dione and (2 E )-1,4-bis(4-bromophenyl)but-2-ene-1,4-dione. United Kingdom: N. p., Web. doi:10.1107/S205698901800230X.
Lastovickova, Dominika N., La Scala, John J., & Sausa, Rosario C.. Synthesis and crystal structures of (2 E )-1,4-bis(4-chlorophenyl)but-2-ene-1,4-dione and (2 E )-1,4-bis(4-bromophenyl)but-2-ene-1,4-dione. United Kingdom. doi:10.1107/S205698901800230X.
Lastovickova, Dominika N., La Scala, John J., and Sausa, Rosario C.. 2018. "Synthesis and crystal structures of (2 E )-1,4-bis(4-chlorophenyl)but-2-ene-1,4-dione and (2 E )-1,4-bis(4-bromophenyl)but-2-ene-1,4-dione". United Kingdom. doi:10.1107/S205698901800230X.
@article{osti_1420344,
title = {Synthesis and crystal structures of (2 E )-1,4-bis(4-chlorophenyl)but-2-ene-1,4-dione and (2 E )-1,4-bis(4-bromophenyl)but-2-ene-1,4-dione},
author = {Lastovickova, Dominika N. and La Scala, John J. and Sausa, Rosario C.},
abstractNote = {The molecular structure of (2 E )-1,4-bis(4-chlorophenyl)but-2-ene-1,4-dione [C 16 H 10 Cl 2 O 2 , ( 1 )] is composed of two p -chlorophenyl rings, each bonded on opposite ends to a near planar 1,4- trans enedione moiety [–C(=O)—CH=CH—(C=O)–] [r.m.s. deviation = 0.003 (1) Å]. (2 E )-1,4-Bis(4-bromophenyl)but-2-ene-1,4-dione [C 16 H 10 Br 2 O 2 , ( 2 )] has a similar structure to ( 1 ), but with two p -bromophenyl rings and a less planar enedione group [r.m.s. deviation = 0.011 (1) Å]. Both molecules sit on a center of inversion, thus Z ′ = 0.5. The dihedral angles between the ring and the enedione group are 16.61 (8) and 15.58 (11)° for ( 1 ) and ( 2 ), respectively. In the crystal, molecules of ( 1 ) exhibit C—Cl...Cl type I interactions, whereas molecules of ( 2 ) present C—Br...Br type II interactions. van der Waals-type interactions contribute to the packing of both molecules, and the packing reveals face-to-face ring stacking with similar interplanar distances of approximately 3.53 Å.},
doi = {10.1107/S205698901800230X},
journal = {Acta Crystallographica Section E Crystallographic Communications},
number = 3,
volume = 74,
place = {United Kingdom},
year = {2018},
month = {2}
}