Received 12 October 2008
The complete molecule of the title compound, C26H24P2Se2, is generated by crystallographic 2-fold symmetry, with the rotation axis bisecting the central C-C bond. The dihedral angle between the terminal aromatic rings is 74.1 (1)°.
Data collection: X-AREA (Stoe & Cie, 2007); cell refinement: X-AREA; data reduction: X-RED; program(s) used to solve structure: SHELXS97 (Sheldrick, 2008); program(s) used to refine structure: SHELXL97 (Sheldrick, 2008); molecular graphics: DIAMOND (Brandenburg, 2001); software used to prepare material for publication: PLATON (Spek, 2003).
Supplementary data and figures for this paper are available from the IUCr electronic archives (Reference: NG2502 ).
This work was supported by a grant from the University of Tehran.
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