Received 19 November 2009
In the title gem-dinitroazetidine derivative, C10H9N3O5, the azetidine ring is almost planar, the maximum value of the endocyclic torsion angle being 0.92 (14)°. The gem-dinitro groups are mutually perpendicular and the dihedral angle between the azetidine and benzene rings is 46.70 (10)°
For energetic materials based on 3,3-dinitroazetidine, see: Archibald et al. (1990); Gao et al. (2009); Hiskey & Coburn (1994a,b); Ma, Yan, Li, Guan et al. (2009); Ma, Yan, Li, Song & Hu (2009); Ma, Yan, Song et al. (2009).
Data collection: SMART (Bruker, 2003); cell refinement: SAINT (Bruker, 2003); data reduction: SAINT; 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: GK2242 ).
We thank the National Natural Science Foundation of China (No. 20603026) and the Natural Science Foundation of Shaanxi Province, China (No. 2009JQ2002) for generously supporting this study.
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