Research Article: Bis(4-meth­oxy­pyridin-3-yl)diazene

Date Published: May 01, 2012

Publisher: International Union of Crystallography

Author(s): Steffen Thies, Christian Näther, Rainer Herges.


The asymmetric unit of the title compound, C12H12N4O2, consists of one half-mol­ecule, which is located on a center of inversion. The molecule has a step-like shape; the azo group adopting a trans configuration, with the pyridine rings being parallel-displace.

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For background to this work, see: Thies et al. (2010 ▶, 2011 ▶); Venkataramani et al. (2011 ▶).