Date Published: May 01, 2012
Publisher: International Union of Crystallography
Author(s): Hong Dae Choi, Pil Ja Seo, Uk Lee.
In the title compound, C15H10BrFO2S, the 3-fluorophenyl ring makes a dihedral angle of 30.77 (6)° with the mean plane [mean deviation = 0.014 (1) Å] of the benzofuran ring system. In the crystal, molecules are linked by pairs of weak C—H⋯O hydrogen bonds into inversion dimers. A Br⋯O contact [3.214 (1) Å] is also observed.
For background information and the crystal structures of related compounds, see: Choi et al. (2007 ▶, 2010 ▶). For a review of halogen bonding, see: Politzer et al. (2007 ▶).