Research Article: 4,4-Difluoro-8-(4-iodo­phen­yl)-1,3,5,7-tetra­methyl-3a-aza-4a-azonia-4-borata-s-indacene

Date Published: May 01, 2012

Publisher: International Union of Crystallography

Author(s): Yongling Sun.


In the title compound, C19H18BF2IN2, which is a boron–dipyrromethene (BODIPY) derivative, the BODIPY mean plane forms dihedral angles of 88.95 (4) and 78.21 (3)° with the F/B/F and 4-iodo­phenyl planes, respectively.

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For the crystal structures of related boron–dipyrromethene derivatives, see: Zhou (2010 ▶); Chen & Jiang (2011 ▶); Hinkle et al. (2011 ▶); Cui et al. (2012 ▶).