Date Published: May 01, 2009
Publisher: International Union of Crystallography
Author(s): Chunbao Tang.
In the title compound, C12H10O2, the aldehyde and methoxy groups are slightly twisted around the single bonds that join them to the naphthalene ring system. In the crystal structure, molecules are linked through intermolecular C—H⋯O hydrogen bonds, forming chains running along the c axis.
For crystal structures of Schiff bases, see: Yehye et al. (2008 ▶); Tabatabaee et al. (2007 ▶); Zhang & Li (2007 ▶). For bond-length data, see: Allen et al. (1987 ▶).