A chiral photochromic Schiff base: (R)-4-bromo-2-[(1-phenylethyl) iminomethyl]phenol

Takashiro Akitsu, Yasuaki Einaga

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The title chiral photochromic Schiff base compound, C15H 14BrNO, was synthesized from (R)-1-phenylethylamine and 5-bromosalicylaldehyde. The molecule is the phenolimine tautomer, the C=N and N-C bond distances being 1.261(7) and 1.482 (7) Å, respectively. There is an intramolecular O-H⋯N hydrogen bond with an O⋯N distance of 2.593 (7) Å.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)o4315-o4317
JournalActa Crystallographica Section E: Structure Reports Online
Issue number10
Publication statusPublished - 2006 Oct 1

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • General Chemistry
  • General Materials Science
  • Condensed Matter Physics


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