Received 30 November 2010
aDepartment of Physics, P. T. Lee Chengalvaraya Naicker College of Engineering & Technology, Kancheepuram 631 502, India,bPostGraduate & Research Department of Physics, Agurchand Manmull Jain College, Chennai 600 114, India, and cDepartment of Organic Chemistry, University of Madras, Guindy Campus, Chennai 600 025, India
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The oxazole ring in the title compound, C20H23NO3, adopts an envelope conformation while the 12-membered ring is in a chair conformation. The dihedral angle between the benzene rings is 37.8 (1)°. The crystal structure displays intermolecular C-HO hydrogen bonding.
For general background to cyclophanes and 1,3-dipolar cycloaddition reactions, see: Whelligan et al. (2006); Poornachandran et al. (2008). For the chemistry of azomethine ylides, see; Longeon et al. (1990). For descriptions of ring conformations, see: Cremer & Pople (1975); Nardelli (1983).
Data collection: APEX2 (Bruker, 2004); cell refinement: SAINT (Bruker, 2004); 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 (Farrugia, 1997) and PLATON (Spek, 2009); software used to prepare material for publication: SHELXL97 and PLATON.
Supplementary data and figures for this paper are available from the IUCr electronic archives (Reference: BT5428 ).
BB thanks Dr Babu Varghese, SAIF, IIT-Madras, India, for his help with the data collection.
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