Received 4 June 2011
The title compound, C15H16BrNO, obtained from a two-step reaction, was prepared for use in transition metal chemistry as a phenolic ligand with bulky substituents. Intermolecular N-HO and O-HN hydrogen bonds are present in the crystal structure.
Data collection: APEX2 (Bruker, 2005); cell refinement: SAINT (Bruker, 1999); data reduction: SAINT; program(s) used to solve structure: SHELXS97 (Sheldrick, 2008b); program(s) used to refine structure: SHELXL97 (Sheldrick, 2008b); 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: FY2015 ).
This work was supported by the NASA Space Grant (grant No. nnx10am80h). The author thanks Professor R. G. Raptis for providing access to the X-ray diffractometer and also thanks Dr Indranil Chakraborty for his help with the structure refinement.
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