Date Published: June 01, 2010
Publisher: International Union of Crystallography
Author(s): Raza Murad Ghalib, Rokiah Hashim, Othman Sulaiman, Madhukar Hemamalini, Hoong-Kun Fun.
In the title compound, C15H8N2O, the fused ring system is approximately planar, with a maximum deviation of 0.039 (1) Å. In the crystal, weak intermolecular C—H⋯O interactions help to establish the packing.
For applications of and background to indenoquinoxaline, see: Gazit et al. (1996 ▶); Sehlstedt et al. (1998 ▶). For a related structure, see: Leslie et al. (1993 ▶). For the stability of the temperature controller used in the data collection, see: Cosier & Glazer (1986 ▶).