Research Article: 1-(4-Methyl­phen­yl)-2-(phenyl­sulfon­yl)ethanone

Date Published: April 01, 2012

Publisher: International Union of Crystallography

Author(s): Hatem A. Abdel-Aziz, Khalid A. Al-Rashood, Hazem A. Ghabbour, Hoong-Kun Fun, Tze Shyang Chia.


In the title compound, C15H14O3S, the benzene and phenyl rings make a dihedral angle of 33.56 (16)°. In the crystal, mol­ecules are linked by C—H⋯O hydrogen bonds into a layer parallel to the ab plane.

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For background to the chemistry of sulfones, see: Xiang et al. (2007 ▶); Abdel-Aziz & Mekawey (2009 ▶); Abdel-Aziz et al. (2010 ▶). For a related structure, see: Abdel-Aziz et al. (2011 ▶). For reference bond lengths, see: Allen et al. (1987 ▶).