Research Article: (E)-3-(4-Chloro­phen­yl)-1-(4-fluoro­phenyl)­prop-2-en-1-one

Date Published: March 01, 2012

Publisher: International Union of Crystallography

Author(s): Hoong-Kun Fun, Tze Shyang Chia, M. Sapnakumari, B. Narayana, B. K. Sarojini.


In the title compound, C15H10ClFO, the fluoro-substituted benzene ring forms a dihedral angle of 44.41 (6)° with the chloro-substituted benzene ring. The only significant directional bonds in the crystal are weak C—H⋯π inter­actions.

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For related structures and background to chalcone derivatives, see: Fun, Loh et al. (2011 ▶); Fun, Arshad et al. (2011a ▶,b ▶). For the stability of the temperature controller used for data collection, see: Cosier & Glazer (1986 ▶).