Research Article: 1,3,5-Tris(pyridin-3-yl)-2,4-diaza­penta-1,4-diene

Date Published: March 01, 2012

Publisher: International Union of Crystallography

Author(s): Claudia M. Quiroa-Montalván, Gerardo Aguirre, Miguel Parra-Hake.


In the solid state, the structure of the title compound, C18H15N5, is stabilized by weak C—H⋯N interactions. Mol­ecules are arranged in layers parallel to the bc plane forming an inter­esting supra­molecular structure.

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For coordination polymers and supra­molecular structures, see: Itoh et al. (2005 ▶); Albrechet (2001 ▶); Leininger et al. (2000 ▶). For potential applications in catalysis, gas storage, chirality, optics, magnetism, nanotechnology and luminescence, see: James (2003 ▶); Kitagawa et al. (2004 ▶); Masaoka et al. (2001 ▶); Rarig et al. (2002 ▶); Yaghi et al. (2003 ▶); Wang et al. (2009 ▶). For the preparation of this class of compound, see: Larter et al. (1998 ▶); Lozinskaya et al. (2003 ▶); Bessonov et al. (2005 ▶); Fernandes et al. (2007 ▶).