Received 17 December 2012
aPostgraduate Research Department of Physics, Rajah Serfoji Government College (Autonomous), Thanjavur 613 005, Tamilnadu, India,bDepartment of Chemistry, Bharathiar University, Coimbatore 641 046, Tamilnadu, India,cDepartment of Chemistry, Howard University, 525 College Street NW, Washington, DC 20059, USA,dSchool of Studies in Chemistry, Jiwaji University, Gwalior 474 011, MP, India, and eFaculty of Sciences, Department of Physics, Erciyes University, 38039 Kayseri, Turkey
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In the title molecule, C18H15NO2, the atoms in the carbazole unit deviate from planarity [maximum deviation from mean plane = 0.1317 (12) Å]. The pyrrole ring makes dihedral angles of 1.01 (8) and 18.56 (10)° with the benzene and furan rings, respectively. The cyclohexene ring adopts a half-chair conformation. In the crystal, pairs of N-HO hydrogen bonds form an R22(10) ring. Molecules are further linked by C-HO and C-H interactions, forming a three-dimensional network.
For a related structure and the synthesis and applications of carbazole derivatives, see: Archana et al. (2010). For ring conformations, see: Cremer & Pople (1975). For hydrogen-bond motifs, see: Bernstein et al. (1995).
Data collection: CrysAlis PRO (Agilent, 2012); cell refinement: CrysAlis PRO; data reduction: CrysAlis PRO; program(s) used to solve structure: SHELXS86 (Sheldrick, 2008); program(s) used to refine structure: SHELXL97 (Sheldrick, 2008); molecular graphics: ORTEP-3 for Windows (Farrugia, 2012) and PLATON (Spek, 2009); software used to prepare material for publication: SHELXL97 and PLATON.
Supplementary data and figures for this paper are available from the IUCr electronic archives (Reference: TK5183 ).
RJB acknowledges the NSF-MRI program (grant No. CHE0619278) for funds to purchase the X-ray diffractometer. SKG wishes to thank the USIEF for the award of a Fulbright-Nehru Senior Fellowship.
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