Oxidative cyclization of 2,2′-bis(dianisylethenyl)biphenyl yielded the dicationic salt of phenanthrene-9,10-diylbis(dianisylmethylium), which in turn afforded the severely congested title molecule as the first stable tetraaryl-o-quinodimethane derivative upon reduction.
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