Research Article: (E)-4-(4-Meth­oxy­phen­yl)but-3-en-2-one

Date Published: April 01, 2012

Publisher: International Union of Crystallography

Author(s): Ambika Sambyal, Manpreet Kour, Sumati Anthal, R. K. Bamzai, Rajni Kant, Vivek K. Gupta.


In the title compound, C11H12O2, the dihedral angle between the benzene ring and the but-3-en-2-one group is 4.04 (5)°. The crystal packing features chains, parallel to [-101], composed of dimers connected by weak C—H⋯O inter­actions..

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For related structures, see: Jasinski et al. (2010 ▶); Fun et al. (2011 ▶); Dutkiewicz et al. (2011 ▶). For bond-length data, see: Allen et al. (1987 ▶).