Research Article: N-[(E)-4-Fluoro­benzyl­idene]-3,4-di­methyl­aniline

Date Published: August 01, 2012

Publisher: International Union of Crystallography

Author(s): Yue-Bao Jin, Yong-Kang Chang, Ying Zhang, Ke-Wei Lei.


In the title Schiff base, C15H14FN, the N=C bond length of 1.263 (2) Å is shorter than the N—C bond [1.426 (2) Å], indicating a typical imine double bond. Moreover, the C—N—C angle is 118.5 (2)°. The benzene rings form a dihedral angle of 51.22 (5)°.

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For general background on the use of Schiff bases as ligands in inorganic and organometallic chemistry, see: Xia et al. (2009 ▶); Harries & Orford (1983 ▶); Rodriguez de Barbarin et al. (1994 ▶). For similar structures, see: Xia et al. (2009 ▶); Lindeman et al. (1981 ▶). For a related synthetic procedure, see: Chen et al. (2005 ▶).




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