Date Published: July 01, 2012
Publisher: International Union of Crystallography
Author(s): Xin-hua Lu, Jin Hu.
The unit cell of the title compound, C36H36N2, contains two independent molecules which are located about inversion centers. In each molecule the quinoline rings are almost planar, with mean deviations of 0.0302 (1) and 0.0173 (1) Å. In the crystal, molecules are linked by C—H⋯π interactions into a three-dimensional network.
For background to the applications of the title compound, an important organic synthesis intermediate, see: Kolosov et al. (2002 ▶); Antoniadis et al. (1994 ▶); Tonzola et al. (2003 ▶). For the synthesis of the title compound, see: Crivello & Lam 1976 ▶). Scheme faint, resolution poor