Received 23 October 2012
In the title salt, C15H16N+·C7H7O3S-, the dihedral angle between the pyridine and benzene rings of the cation is 5.98 (18)°. In the crystal, adjacent anions and cations are linked by weak non-classical C-HO hydrogen bonds and - interactions, with a centroid-centroid distance of 3.749 (2) Å.
For molecular compounds with non-linear optical properties, see: Bosshard et al. (1995); Nalwa & Miyata (1997). For related structures, see: Murugavel et al. (2009); Sivakumar et al. (2012); Okada et al. (1990).
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: PLATON (Spek, 2009); software used to prepare material for publication: SHELXL97.
Supplementary data and figures for this paper are available from the IUCr electronic archives (Reference: RK2384 ).
The authors wish to acknowledge the SAIF, IIT Madras for the data collection. MK would also like to thank the Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR), New Delhi, for providing financial support (project No. 03 (1200)/EMR-II).
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