Date Published: June 01, 2012
Publisher: International Union of Crystallography
Author(s): Wen-Ni Zheng.
The title compound, C6H5N2+·NO3−, is a proton-transfer compound between 4-cyanopyridine and nitric acid. In the asymmetric unit, the components are linked by a strong N—H⋯O hydrogen bond. In the crystal, molecules are linked into a C(6) chain along  by C—H⋯O interactions.
For the structures and ferroelectric properties of related compounds, see: Fu et al. (2011a ▶,b ▶,c ▶); Dai & Chen (2011 ▶); Xu et al. (2011 ▶); Zheng (2011 ▶). For graph-set motif see: Bernstein et al. (1995 ▶).