Date Published: July 01, 2011
Publisher: International Union of Crystallography
Author(s): M. S. Siddegowda, Jerry P. Jasinski, James A. Golen, H. S. Yathirajan.
In the title compound, C14H11N, the dihedral angle between the mean planes of the two benzene rings is 44.6 (7)°. The crystal packing is stabilized by weak intermolecular π–π stacking interactions, the centroid–centroid distances being 3.8172 (12) and 3.9349 (12) Å.
For the synthesis of pharmaceutically active compounds, see: Gillis & Markham (1997 ▶); Markham & Goa (1997 ▶). For related structures, see: Gerkin (1998 ▶); Narasegowda et al. (2005 ▶); Yathirajan et al. (2005 ▶). For standard bond lengths, see Allen et al. (1987 ▶).