Received 26 November 2013
aDepartment of Physics, Seethalakshmi Ramaswami College (Autonomous), Tiruchirappalli 620 002, India,bDepartment of Physics, K. Ramakrishnan College of Engineering, Samayapuram, Tiruchirappalli 621 112, India, and cDepartment of Chemistry, S.K.P. Engineering College, Thiruvanamalai 606 611, India
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In the title compound, C18H17FN2O, the imidazole ring makes dihedral angles of 68.81 (6) and 25.20 (8)° with the methoxyphenyl and fluorophenyl rings, respectively. The dihedral angle between the methoxyphenyl and fluorophenyl ring is 71.89 (6)°. In the crystal, molecules are linked into inversion dimers with an R22(8) graph-set motif by pairs of weak C-HF interactions.
Data collection: APEX2 (Bruker, 2004); cell refinement: APEX2 and SAINT (Bruker, 2004); data reduction: SAINT and XPREP (Bruker, 2004); program(s) used to solve structure: SIR92 (Altomare et al., 1993); program(s) used to refine structure: SHELXL97 (Sheldrick, 2008); molecular graphics: ORTEP-3 for Windows (Farrugia, 2012); software used to prepare material for publication: PLATON (Spek, 2009).
Supplementary data and figures for this paper are available from the IUCr electronic archives (Reference: HG5365 ).
SR thanks the University Grants Commission for financial support of this work (grant MRP-4335/12). The authors are thankful to the SAIF, IIT Madras, for the data collection.
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