Research Article: (Z)-N-{(E)-10-[(2,6-Diisopropyl­phen­yl)­imino]-9,10-dihydro­phenanthren-9-yl­idene}-2,6-dimethyl­aniline

Date Published: March 01, 2012

Publisher: International Union of Crystallography

Author(s): Dongni Li, Hongmei Yu, Tianhua Yu, Haiying Liang, Tiemei Liu.


The title compound, C34H34N2, adopts a Z,E configuration with respect to the N=C—C=N backbone, with an N—C—C—N torsion angle of 41.1 (4)° The dihedral angle between the benzene rings in the 9,10-dihydro­phenanthrene moiety is 18.0 (1)°.

Partial Text

For the synthesis and applications of related α-diimines in catalysis and coordination chemistry, see: Li, Gomes et al. (2009 ▶); Li, Jeon et al. (2009 ▶); Gao et al. (2011 ▶); Bochkarev et al. (2010 ▶); Belzen et al. (1996 ▶). For standard bond distances, see: Allen et al. (1987 ▶).