Research Article: 2,3-(3,6,9-Trioxaundecane-1,11-diyl­disulfan­yl)-1,4,5,8-tetra­thia­fulvalene-6,7-dicarbonitrile

Date Published: June 01, 2010

Publisher: International Union of Crystallography

Author(s): Rui-Bin Hou, Bao Li, Tie Chen, Bing-Zhu Yin, Li-Xin Wu.


In the title compound, C16H16N2O3S6, the two five-membered rings form a dihedral angle of 7.86 (9)°. Weak C—H⋯N hydrogen bonds link the mol­ecules to form a chain along c; the chains are further connected by weak C—H⋯O hydrogen bonds to form a three-dimensional supra­molecular network.

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For background to the use of dithiacrown ether annulated tetrathiafulvalenes as sensor molecules for various metal cations, see Moore et al. (2000 ▶); Otsubo & Ogura (1985 ▶). For the synthesis, see Yin et al. (2006 ▶). For a related structure, see Hou et al. (2009 ▶).




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