Received 30 April 2012
In the title compound, C15H13FN2O, the dihedral angle between the benzene rings is 16.9 (2)°. The F atom and the O atom are in a syn conformation. In the crystal, molecules are linked by N-HO hydrogen bonds to generate C(4) chains propagating along the b-axis direction.
For hydrazones that we have reported previously, see: Liu & You (2010); Liu & Wang (2010). For the crystal structures of other similar hydrazone compounds, see: Vijayakumar et al. (2009); Xu et al. (2009); Shafiq et al. (2009).
Data collection: SMART (Bruker, 2007); cell refinement: SAINT (Bruker, 2007); data reduction: SAINT; 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: HB6775 ).
The authors acknowledge the Zhejiang Provincial Natural Science Foundation of China (project No. Y12B020017).
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