Ang Chee Wei, Mohamed Ashraf Ali, Tan Soo Choon, Ibrahim Abdul Razak, Suhana Arshad

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In the title mol-ecule, C 17H 11F 3O, the indan ring system and the trifluoro-methyl-substituted benzene ring are approximately individually planar and form a dihedral angle of 1.81 (5)° with each other. In the crystal, mol-ecules are linked by pairs of weak bifurcated (C - H) 2⋯O hydrogen bonds to form centrosymmetric dimers, generating R 2 1(6) and R 2 2(10) ring motifs. These dimers are connected by further weak C - H⋯O hydrogen bonds into one-dimensional chains along the b axis. Weak C - H⋯π inter-actions are also present.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)o545-o546
Number of pages2
JournalActa Crystallographica Section E: Structure Reports Online
Issue number2
Publication statusPublished - Feb 2012
Externally publishedYes


  • data-to-parameter ratio = 20.0
  • mean σ(C-C) = 0.002 Å
  • R factor = 0.046
  • single-crystal X-ray study
  • T = 100 K
  • wR factor = 0.129

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