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Volume 68 
Part 12 
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December 2012  

Received 21 November 2012
Accepted 23 November 2012
Online 30 November 2012

Key indicators
Single-crystal X-ray study
T = 183 K
Mean [sigma](C-C) = 0.005 Å
R = 0.032
wR = 0.078
Data-to-parameter ratio = 16.3
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Bis{2-[(phenylimino)methyl]-1H-pyrrol-1-ido}palladium(II)

aUniversity Koblenz-Landau, Institute for Integrated Natural Sciences, Universitätsstrasse 1, 56070 Koblenz, Germany
Correspondence e-mail: Imhof@uni-koblenz.de

In the title complex, [Pd(C11H9N2)2], the PdII atom is located on an inversion centre and has a square-planar coordination geometry. The phenyl substituents at the imine N atoms make a dihedral angle of 75.0 (6)° with respect to the PdN4 plane.

Related literature

For structure analyses of the free ligand N-[(1H-pyrrol-2-yl)methylene]aniline, see: Gomes et al. (2010[Gomes, C. S. B., Suresh, D., Gomes, P. T., Veiros, L. F., Duarte, M. T., Nunes, T. G. & Oliveira, M. C. (2010). Dalton Trans. 39, 736-748.]); Crestani et al. (2011[Crestani, M. G., Manbeck, G. F., Brennessel, W. W., McCormick, T. M. & Eisenberg, R. (2011). Inorg. Chem. 50, 7172-7188.]). For the structure of a related nickel complex of the same imine ligand and an additional bipyridine ligand, see: Castro et al. (1992[Castro, J. A., Vilasanchez, J. E., Romero, J., Garcia-Vazquez, J. A., Duran, M. L., Sousa, A., Castellano, E. E. & Zukermann-Schpector, J. (1992). Z. Anorg. Allg. Chem. 612, 83-88.]). For the structure of a related palladium complex with a different aromatic substituent, see: Liang et al. (2004[Liang, H., Liu, J., Li, X. & Li, Y. (2004). Polyhedron, 23, 1619-1627.]).

[Scheme 1]

Experimental

Crystal data
  • [Pd(C11H9N2)2]

  • Mr = 444.80

  • Monoclinic, P 21 /c

  • a = 10.5634 (4) Å

  • b = 10.6480 (6) Å

  • c = 8.0560 (7) Å

  • [beta] = 93.044 (2)°

  • V = 904.85 (10) Å3

  • Z = 2

  • Mo K[alpha] radiation

  • [mu] = 1.04 mm-1

  • T = 183 K

  • 0.60 × 0.10 × 0.02 mm

Data collection
  • Nonius KappaCCD diffractometer

  • 3903 measured reflections

  • 2018 independent reflections

  • 1464 reflections with I > 2[sigma](I)

  • Rint = 0.035

Refinement
  • R[F2 > 2[sigma](F2)] = 0.032

  • wR(F2) = 0.078

  • S = 1.00

  • 2018 reflections

  • 124 parameters

  • H-atom parameters constrained

  • [Delta][rho]max = 0.31 e Å-3

  • [Delta][rho]min = -0.75 e Å-3

Data collection: COLLECT (Nonius, 1998[Nonius (1998). COLLECT. Nonius BV, Delft, The Netherlands.]); cell refinement: DENZO (Otwinowski & Minor, 1997[Otwinowski, Z. & Minor, W. (1997). Methods in Enzymology, Vol. 276, Macromolecular Crystallography, Part A, edited by C. W. Carter & R. M. Sweet, pp. 307-326, New York, Academic Press.]); data reduction: DENZO; program(s) used to solve structure: SHELXS97 (Sheldrick, 2008[Sheldrick, G. M. (2008). Acta Cryst. A64, 112-122.]); program(s) used to refine structure: SHELXL97 (Sheldrick, 2008[Sheldrick, G. M. (2008). Acta Cryst. A64, 112-122.]); molecular graphics: ORTEP-3 (Farrugia, 2012[Farrugia, L. J. (2012). J. Appl. Cryst. 45, 849-854.]); software used to prepare material for publication: publCIF (Westrip, 2010[Westrip, S. P. (2010). J. Appl. Cryst. 43, 920-925.]).


Supplementary data and figures for this paper are available from the IUCr electronic archives (Reference: SU2533 ).


References

Castro, J. A., Vilasanchez, J. E., Romero, J., Garcia-Vazquez, J. A., Duran, M. L., Sousa, A., Castellano, E. E. & Zukermann-Schpector, J. (1992). Z. Anorg. Allg. Chem. 612, 83-88.  [CrossRef] [ChemPort]
Crestani, M. G., Manbeck, G. F., Brennessel, W. W., McCormick, T. M. & Eisenberg, R. (2011). Inorg. Chem. 50, 7172-7188.  [CrossRef] [ChemPort] [PubMed]
Farrugia, L. J. (2012). J. Appl. Cryst. 45, 849-854.  [ISI] [CrossRef] [ChemPort] [details]
Gomes, C. S. B., Suresh, D., Gomes, P. T., Veiros, L. F., Duarte, M. T., Nunes, T. G. & Oliveira, M. C. (2010). Dalton Trans. 39, 736-748.  [CrossRef] [ChemPort] [PubMed]
Liang, H., Liu, J., Li, X. & Li, Y. (2004). Polyhedron, 23, 1619-1627.  [CrossRef] [ChemPort]
Nonius (1998). COLLECT. Nonius BV, Delft, The Netherlands.
Otwinowski, Z. & Minor, W. (1997). Methods in Enzymology, Vol. 276, Macromolecular Crystallography, Part A, edited by C. W. Carter & R. M. Sweet, pp. 307-326, New York, Academic Press.
Sheldrick, G. M. (2008). Acta Cryst. A64, 112-122.  [CrossRef] [details]
Westrip, S. P. (2010). J. Appl. Cryst. 43, 920-925.  [ISI] [CrossRef] [ChemPort] [details]


Acta Cryst (2012). E68, m1567  [ doi:10.1107/S1600536812048143 ]

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