Received 21 February 2010
In the title compound, C14H11N3O2, the dihedral angle between the mean planes of the benzotriazole ring system and the benzene ring of the salicylaldehyde group is 2.4 (2)°. There is an intramolecular O-HN hydrogen bond which may influence the molecular conformation.
For the application of N,N,O-tridentate Schiff-base metal complexes in the catalytic ring-opening polymerization of L-lactide, see: Wu et al. (2005); Chen et al. (2006). For a related structure, see: Li et al. (2009).
Data collection: APEX2 (Bruker, 2008); cell refinement: SAINT-Plus (Bruker, 2008); data reduction: SAINT-Plus; 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: LH5003 ).
We gratefully acknowledge the financial support in part from the National Science Council, Taiwan (NSC97-2113-M-033-005-MY2) and in part from the project of the specific research fields in Chung Yuan Christian University, Taiwan (No. CYCU-98-CR-CH).
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