p-iodobenzaldehyde

Doyle Britton, Victor G Young

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Abstract

The molecular structure of the title compound, C7H5IO, is normal. There are two independent molecules in the asymmetric unit. Both kinds of molecules pack in similar two-dimensional sheets, in which the most striking feature is short distances [3.068 (4) and 3.074 (4) Å] between the O and I atoms in adjacent molecules, both of which can be thought of as an interaction between the Lewis base, -CHO, and the Lewis acid, I.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1359-1362
Number of pages4
JournalActa Crystallographica Section C: Crystal Structure Communications
Volume53
Issue number9
DOIs
StatePublished - Sep 15 1997

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