Acta Crystallographica Section C

Crystal Structure Communications

Volume 69, Part 10 (October 2013)


metal-organic compounds



em3058 scheme

Acta Cryst. (2013). C69, 1108-1111    [ doi:10.1107/S0108270113022105 ]

2,5-Bis[4-methyl-3-(pyridin-3-yl)phenyl]-1,3,4-oxadiazole and its one-dimensional polymeric complex with ZnCl2

S. Hou, Q.-K. Liu, Y.-A. Li, J.-P. Ma and Y.-B. Dong

Abstract: 2,5-Bis[4-methyl-3-(pyridin-3-yl)phenyl]-1,3,4-oxadiazole (L), C26H20N4O, forms one-dimensional chains via two types of intermolecular [pi]-[pi] interactions. In catena-poly[[dichloridozinc(II)]-[mu]-2,5-bis[4-methyl-3-(pyridin-3-yl)phenyl]-1,3,4-oxadiazole], [ZnCl2(C26H20N4O)]n, synthesized by the combination of L with ZnCl2, the ZnII centres are coordinated by two Cl atoms and two N atoms from two L ligands. [ZnCl2L]n forms one-dimensional P (plus) and M (minus) helical chains, where the L ligand has different directions of twist. The helical chains stack together via interchain [pi]-[pi] and C-H...[pi] interactions.

Formula: C26H20N4O and [ZnCl2(C26H20N4O)]

Keywords: crystal structure; MOFs; coordination polymers; helical chains.


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[ doi:10.1107/S0108270113022105/em3058Isup2.hkl ]
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