(Z)-1,1-Dicyano-2-(4-fluorophenyl)-3-(1-hexylpyridin-1-ium-4-yl) prop-2-en-1-ide

Wen Hui Hao, Cheng Wang, Gang Qian, Zhi Yuan Wang

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The title compound, C 22H 22FN 3, exists as a zwitterion with the negative charge on the dicyanomethanide group and the positive charge on the pyridinium N atom. The molecule adopts a Z conformation about the central C=C bond. The dihedral angle between the pyridinium and benzene rings is 65.65(5)°. Weak C-H··· N hydrogen bonding is present in the crystal structure.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)o82
JournalActa Crystallographica Section E: Structure Reports Online
Issue number1
StatePublished - Jan 2012
Externally publishedYes


  • Data-to-parameter ratio = 14.4
  • Mean σ(C-C) = 0.002 Å
  • R factor = 0.043
  • Single-crystal X-ray study
  • T = 295 K
  • wR factor = 0.080


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