Received 8 July 2008
The title compound, (C22H22F2N4)[CuBr3], crystallizes with the cation situated on an inversion center and the anion on a twofold rotation axis along one Cu-Br bond. The two imidazole rings are in an anti configuration. The anion has a trigonal planar coordination geometry.
Data collection: SMART (Bruker, 2001); cell refinement: SAINT (Bruker, 2001); data reduction: SAINT; program(s) used to solve structure: SHELXTL (Sheldrick, 2008); program(s) used to refine structure: SHELXTL; molecular graphics: SHELXTL; software used to prepare material for publication: SHELXTL.
Supplementary data and figures for this paper are available from the IUCr electronic archives (Reference: CF2209 ).
The authors are grateful to the National Science Council of Taiwan for financial support of this work.
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