Received 3 July 2013
aDepartment of Physics, Velammal Institute of Technology, Panchetty, Chennai 601 204, India,bDepartment of Physics, Presidency College (Autonomous), Chennai 600 005, India,cDepartment of Organic Chemistry, University of Madras, Guindy campus, Chennai 600 025, India,dDepartment of Physics & Nano Technology, SRM University, SRM Nagar, Kattankulathur, Kancheepuram Dist, Chennai 603 203 Tamil Nadu, India, and eDepartment of Research and Development, PRIST University, Vallam, Thanjavur 613 403, Tamil Nadu, India
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The title compound C11H10BrN, has an E conformation at the C=C bond of the acrylonitrile unit. The vinyl group makes a dihedral angle of 44.53 (12)° with the benzene ring. In the crystal, weak C-H interactions involving the benzene ring are observed.
Data collection: APEX2 (Bruker, 2008); cell refinement: SAINT (Bruker, 2008); data reduction: SAINT; 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: SHELXL97.
Supplementary data and figures for this paper are available from the IUCr electronic archives (Reference: GK2587 ).
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