Received 25 March 2013
aApplied Organic Chemistry Department, National Research Centre, Dokki, 12622 Giza, Egypt,bDepartment of Chemistry, University of Malaya, 50603 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, and cChemistry Department, Faculty of Science, King Abdulaziz University, PO Box 80203 Jeddah, Saudi Arabia
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With respect to the triazole ring in the title compound, C19H16FN3O, the p-tolyl ring is inclined [dihedral angle = 51.79 (11)°], whereas the chalcone residue is almost coplanar [O-C-C-N and C-C-C-C torsion angles = -178.71 (19) and 178.42 (18)°, respectively]. The conformation about the C=C bond [1.328 (3) Å] is E, and the triazole methyl group and the carbonyl O atom are syn. In the crystal, centrosymmetrically related molecules are connected by - interactions between the triazole and p-tolyl rings [centroid-centroid distance = 3.6599 (12) Å] and these are linked into a three-dimensional architecture by C-HN and C-H interactions.
Data collection: CrysAlis PRO (Agilent, 2011); cell refinement: CrysAlis PRO; data reduction: CrysAlis PRO; 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) and DIAMOND (Brandenburg, 2006); software used to prepare material for publication: publCIF (Westrip, 2010).
Supplementary data and figures for this paper are available from the IUCr electronic archives (Reference: HB7061 ).
We thank the Ministry of Higher Education (Malaysia) for funding structural studies through the High-Impact Research scheme (UM.C/HIR-MOHE/SC/03).
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