Received 3 May 2011
The molecule of the title compound, C22H26O2, exhibits Ci molecular symmetry with a crystallographic inversion centre at the mid-point of the central C-C bond. A kink in the molecule is defined by the torsion angle of 66.7 (2)° about this central bond of the alkyl bridge.
For general background to the use of copolymerization reactions, see: Crivello et al. (1994); Roshupkin & Kurmaz (2004); Askadsky (1998).
Data collection: APEX2 (Bruker, 2005); cell refinement: SAINT-Plus (Bruker, 2001); data reduction: SAINT-Plus; program(s) used to solve structure: SHELXTL (Sheldrick, 2008); program(s) used to refine structure: SHELXTL; molecular graphics: SHELXTL; software used to prepare material for publication: SHELXTL.
Supplementary data and figures for this paper are available from the IUCr electronic archives (Reference: KP2326 ).
We thank Professor Victor N. Khrustalev for fruitful discussions and help in this work.
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