Research Article: 5-Nitro-2-trifluoro­methyl-1H-benzimidazole monohydrate

Date Published: May 01, 2012

Publisher: International Union of Crystallography

Author(s): Ming-Liang Liu.


In the crystal structure of the title compound, C8H4F3N3O2·H2O, the main mol­ecule and the water mol­ecule are linked by an N—H⋯O hydrogen bond. O—H⋯N, O—H⋯O and C—H⋯O hydrogen bonds further link the mol­ecules into sheets.

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The title compound was studied as part of a search for ferroelectric complexes. For background to ferroelectric complexes, see: Zhang et al. (2009 ▶, 2010 ▶); Ye et al. (2009 ▶). For related structures, see: Liu (2011a ▶,b ▶).