Received 23 March 2010
In the title compound, C15H17NO2S, the aromatic rings are oriented at a dihedral angle of 32.8 (1)°. The ethyl group and phenyl ring on the N atom adopt a staggered conformation with respect to the O atoms.
Data collection: APEX2 (Bruker, 2007); cell refinement: SAINT (Bruker, 2007); data reduction: SAINT; program(s) used to solve structure: SHELXS97 (Sheldrick, 2008); program(s) used to refine structure: SHELXL97 (Sheldrick, 2008); molecular graphics: ORTEP-3 for Windows (Farrugia, 1997) and PLATON (Spek, 2009); software used to prepare material for publication: WinGX (Farrugia, 1999) and PLATON.
Supplementary data and figures for this paper are available from the IUCr electronic archives (Reference: NG2749 ).
The authors acknowledge the Higher Education Commission (HEC) of Pakistan for providing a grant under the project strengthening the Materials Chemistry Laboratory at GC University Lahore. MNA also acknowledges the HEC for providing a fellowship under the International Research Support Initiative Program (IRSIP)
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