Research Article: 1,4-Bis[4-(tert-butyl­sulfan­yl)phen­yl]buta-1,3-diyne

Date Published: May 01, 2012

Publisher: International Union of Crystallography

Author(s): Nadine Seidel, Sebastian Förster, Wilhelm Seichter, Edwin Weber.


The asymmetric unit of the title compound, C24H26S2, consits of one half-mol­ecule, which is located on a center of inversion. The two benzene rings are exactly coplanar while the tert-butyl group is oriented nearly perpendicular to the ring plane [C—S—C—C = −81.14 (11)°].

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For background to this work, see: Pearson & Tour (1997 ▶); Kergueris et al. (1999 ▶). For related structures, see: Kergueris et al. (1999 ▶); Mayor et al. (2003 ▶). For the synthetic procedure, see: van Dijk et al. (2006 ▶). For the unsubstituted 1,4-diphenyl­buta-1,3-diyne, see: Hori et al. (1987 ▶).