Received 15 August 2013
aCentre for Research and Development, PRIST University, Vallam, Thanjavur 613 403, India,bDepartment of Chemistry, DDE, Alagappa University, Karaikudi 630 003, India, and cDepartment of Physics, CPCL Polytechnic College, Chennai 600 068, India
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In the title compound, C22H16ClNO, the quinoline ring system makes dihedral angles of 56.30 (6) and 7.93 (6)°, respectively, with the adjacent phenyl and benzene rings. The dihedral angle between these phenyl and benzene rings is 56.97 (8)°. In the crystal, weak C-H and - [centroid-centroid distances of 3.7699 (9) and 3.8390 (9) Å] interactions link the molecules into a layer parallel to the ab plane.
Data collection: APEX2 (Bruker, 2004); cell refinement: SAINT (Bruker, 2004); 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: IS5297 ).
The authors acknowledge the STIC, Cochin University of Technology, Cochin, for the data collection. VT and NS also acknowledge the UGC [project 40-46/2011 (SR)], New Delhi.
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