Received 24 January 2013
aDepartment of Chemistry, Karnatak University's Karnatak Science College, Dharwad, Karnataka 580 001, India,bDepartment of Physics, Yuvaraja's College (Constituent College), University of Mysore, Mysore 570 005, Karnataka, India, and cDepartment of Physics, AVK College for Women, Hassan 573 201, Karnataka, India
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In the title compound, C15H11BrO3, the dihedral angle between the benzene rings is 72.59 (6)°. In the crystal, pairs of C-H contacts form inversion dimers. Additional C-HO hydrogen bonds generate R21(6) ring motifs and stack these dimers along the b axis. Short intermolecular BrO contacts of 3.254 (3) Å are also observed and link the stacks into a three-dimensional network.
For the biological applications and synthesis of the title compound, see: Naoto et al. (2008); Shwu-Jiuan & Mei-Hua (1984); Jaakko & Erkki (1959); Junichi et al. (1956); D'Amico et al. (1956). For hydrogen-bond motifs, see: Bernstein et al. (1995)
Data collection: SMART (Bruker, 2001); cell refinement: SAINT (Bruker, 2001); data reduction: SAINT; program(s) used to solve structure: SHELXS97 (Sheldrick, 2008); program(s) used to refine structure: SHELXL97 (Sheldrick, 2008); molecular graphics: ORTEP-3 for Windows (Farrugia, 2012); software used to prepare material for publication: SHELXL97.
Supplementary data and figures for this paper are available from the IUCr electronic archives (Reference: SJ5298 ).
The authors thank the Universities Sophisticated Instrumental Centre, Karnatak University, Dharwad, for the X-ray data collection and GCMS, IR, CHNS and NMR data. SPA is grateful to Karnatak Science College, Dharwad, for providing laboratory facilities.
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