Research Article: 1,1′-[(2-Bromo­phen­yl)­methyl­ene]­dipyrrolidin-2-one

Date Published: March 01, 2012

Publisher: International Union of Crystallography

Author(s): Hong-Qi Li, G. Ramachandran, V. Satheesh, K. Sathiyanarayanan, R. S. Rathore.


In the title compound, C15H17BrN2O2, both pyrrolidinone rings adopt envelope conformations. The crystal packing is characterized by short C—Br⋯O=C inter­actions [Br⋯O = 3.1730 (13) Å], leading to supra­molecular dimers. Inter­molecular C—H⋯O and C—H⋯π inter­actions are also observed.

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For a related structure, see: Camus et al. (2001 ▶). For related references on Br⋯O inter­actions, see: Allen et al. (1997 ▶); Damodharan et al. (2004 ▶).