Date Published: June 01, 2012
Publisher: International Union of Crystallography
Author(s): Sammer Yousuf, Muhammad Arshad, Hafiza Madiha Butt, Sumayya Saeed, Fatima Z. Basha.
In the title compound, C8H6N4O3, the ketone [C—C(=O)—C] and nitro groups are tilted with respect to the benzene ring by 18.92 (6) and 24.11 (15)°, respectively. In the crystal, molecules are linked into interwoven chains running parallel to the  direction by C—H⋯N hydrogen bonds and weak π–π stacking interactions, with centroid–centroid separations of 3.897 (3) Å.
For the crystal structure of the related compound 2-azido-1-(4-fluorophenyl)ethanone, see: Yousuf et al. (2012 ▶). For the biological activities of triazoles, see: Genin et al. (2000 ▶); Parmee et al. (2000 ▶); Koble et al. (1995 ▶); Moltzen et al. (1994 ▶).