Crystal structure and Hirshfeld surface analysis of a Schitt base: (Z)-6-[(5-chioro-2-methoxyanilino)-methylidene]-2-hydroxycyclohexa-2,4-dien-1-one

Kanmazalp S. D., Dogan O. E., Tasdemir O., DEGE N., AĞAR E., Fritsky I. O.

ACTA CRYSTALLOGRAPHICA SECTION E-CRYSTALLOGRAPHIC COMMUNICATIONS, vol.75, pp.362-371, 2019 (ESCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 75
  • Publication Date: 2019
  • Doi Number: 10.1107/s2056989019002123
  • Journal Indexes: Emerging Sources Citation Index (ESCI), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.362-371
  • Keywords: crystal structure, Schiff bases, Hirshfeld surface, hydrogen bonds, stacking interactions, SOLID-STATE, COPPER, NICKEL
  • Van Yüzüncü Yıl University Affiliated: Yes


The title compound, C14H12ClNO3, is a Schiff base that exists in the keto- enamine tautomeric form and adopts a Z configuration. In the crystal, the dihedral angle between the planes of the benzene rings is 5.34 (15)degrees. The roughly planar geometry of the molecule is stabilized by a strong intramolecular N - H center dot center dot center dot O hydrogen bond. In the crystal, pairs of centrosymmetrically related molecules are linked by O-H center dot center dot center dot O hydrogen bonds, forming R-2(2)(10) rings. Besides this, the molecules form stacks along the [001] direction with C-H center dot center dot center dot pi and C-H center dot center dot center dot Cl contacts between the stacks. The intermolecular interactions in the crystal were analysed using Hirshfeld surfaces. The most significant contribution to the crystal packing is from H center dot center dot center dot H contacts (30.8%).