Date Published: June 01, 2012
Publisher: International Union of Crystallography
Author(s): Yue-Bao Jin, Jie Li, Ying Zhang, Ke-Wei Lei.
The title compound, C20H16N6, is centrosymmetric with the mid-point of the N—N bond located on an inversion center. The imidazole ring is oriented at a dihedral angle of 28.03 (6)° with respect to the attached benzene ring. In the crystal, molecules are linked via C—H⋯N interactions.
For a related compound, see: Chen et al. (2005 ▶).