para-nitroaniline

para-nitroaniline

[¦par·ə ‚nī·trō′an·ə·lən]
(organic chemistry)
NO2C6H4NH2 Yellow crystals that melt at 148°C; insoluble in water, soluble in ethanol; a toxic material; used to make dyes, and as a corrosion inhibitor.
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In one example, Etter and her co-workers start with the molecule para-nitroaniline -- used for making dyes -- and assemble it with other molecules into 25 different crystals, or solid states, each with unique optical and electronic properties.