2-Chloro-4-nitro-1H-imidazole

Hoong Kun Fun, Jia Hao Goh, B. Chandrakantha, Arun M. Isloor, Prakash Shetty

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Abstract

The molecule of the title compound, C3H2ClN 3O2, is almost planar; the dihedral angle between the imidazole ring and the nitro group is 1.7 (2)°. In the crystal structure, pairs of inter-molecular C-H⋯O hydrogen bonds link inversion-related molecules into dimers, generating R2 2(10) ring motifs. The dimers are inter-connected into two-dimensional networks parallel to (102) via inter-molecular N-H⋯N hydrogen bonds. Further stabilization is provided by short inter-molecular Cl⋯O inter-actions [3.142 (2) and 3.1475 (19) Å].

Original languageEnglish
JournalActa Crystallographica Section E: Structure Reports Online
Volume66
Issue number7
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 14-07-2010

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Chemistry(all)
  • Materials Science(all)
  • Condensed Matter Physics

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