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Solid-state photobehaviour and crystal packing of o-chlorobenzylidene-DL-piperitone: influence of molecular topology on photobehaviour

Venugopalan, P and Venkatesan, K (1992) Solid-state photobehaviour and crystal packing of o-chlorobenzylidene-DL-piperitone: influence of molecular topology on photobehaviour. In: Acta Crystallographica Section B, 48 . pp. 532-537.

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Abstract

C17H19ClO, M(r) = 274.7, triclinic, P1BAR, a = 11.154 (3), b = 12.685 (2), c = 12.713 (2) angstrom, alpha = 100.68 (1), beta = 113.58 (1), gamma = 104.50 (2)-degrees, V = 1511.1 (6) angstrom3, Z = 4, D(m) = 1.22, D(x) = 1.215 Mg m-3, Cu K-alpha, lambda = 1.5418 angstrom, mu = 2.16 mm-1, F(000) = 584, T = 293 K, R = 0.057 for 3481 observed reflections. The title compound is photostable in the crystalline state and lattice-energy calculations have been employed to rationalize the photobehaviour. The well-known beta-steering ability of the chloro group is not operative in this system as there are no Cl...Cl interactions in the crystal lattice. All five benzylidene-DL-piperitone structures so far studied are alpha-packed and the molecular topology appears to be a deciding factor even in the presence of steering groups.

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Department/Centre: Division of Chemical Sciences > Organic Chemistry
Date Deposited: 30 May 2011 08:52
Last Modified: 30 May 2011 08:52
URI: http://eprints.iisc.ernet.in/id/eprint/37610

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