Received 5 August 2009
The crystal structure of the title compound, C7H10NO+·Cl-, was synthesized by the reaction of 4-methoxyaniline and hydrochloric acid. In the crystal structure, the ions are involved in intermolecular N-HCl hydrogen bonds.
For a similar organic acid-base product, see: Wu et al. (2006). This work is part of a systematic investigation of dielectric-ferroelectric materials, including organic ligands, metal-organic coordination compounds and organic-inorganic hybrid materials; see: Li et al. (2008); Hang et al. (2009).
Data collection: CrystalClear (Rigaku, 2005); cell refinement: CrystalClear; data reduction: CrystalClear; 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: PRPKAPPA (Ferguson, 1999).
Supplementary data and figures for this paper are available from the IUCr electronic archives (Reference: IM2133 ).
The authors are grateful to the starter fund of Southeast University for financial support to buy the X-ray diffractometer.
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