Received 30 September 2008
In the crystal structure of the title compound, C16H12O2, no classical hydrogen bonds or aromatic - stacking interactions were observed. The molecules are linked into a three-dimensional framework by a combination of C-HO and C-H(arene) hydrogen bonds.
For related structures, see: Zhang et al. (2008); Ghosh et al. (2007); Wang & Kong (2007). For the synthesis, see: Burchell et al. (2006). For bond-length data, see: Allen et al. (1987). For - stacking interactions, see: Steed & Atwood (2000).
Data collection: APEX2 (Bruker, 2005); cell refinement: APEX2; data reduction: SAINT (Bruker, 2005); program(s) used to solve structure: SHELXS97 (Sheldrick, 2008); program(s) used to refine structure: SHELXL97 (Sheldrick, 2008); molecular graphics: SHELXTL (Sheldrick, 2008); software used to prepare material for publication: SHELXTL.
Supplementary data and figures for this paper are available from the IUCr electronic archives (Reference: BV2111 ).
The authors are grateful for financial support from the Henan Administration of Science and Technology (grant No. 0111030700).
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