Received 18 October 2012
In the title compound, [Pd2(C12H9)2I2(C18H15P)2], the dimeric complex molecule lies about an inversion center. The PdIPd bridges are slightly asymmetric, with Pd-I distances of 2.6709 (6) and 2.7486 (7) Å. The metal atom has a slightly puckered square-planar CI2P environment, the largest deviation from the least-squares plane being 0.143 (8) Å.
Data collection: CrysAlis CCD (Oxford Diffraction, 2009); cell refinement: CrysAlis PRO (Oxford Diffraction, 2009); data reduction: CrysAlis RED (Oxford Diffraction, 2009); 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: SHELXTL (Sheldrick, 2008).
Supplementary data and figures for this paper are available from the IUCr electronic archives (Reference: YK2076 ).
This research was funded by a CCSU-AAUP research grant.
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