Some reactions of 1,l-diphenylethylene
IT Millar and KE Richards
Australian Journal of Chemistry
21(6) 1551 - 1555
1,l-Diphenylethylene gives with p-benzoquinone a 2 : 1 adduct whose structure has been established as 5,12-diphenyl-7,14-dibenz[a,h] anthraquinone whereas with dimethyl acetylenedicarboxylate a 1 : 2 adduct is formed by an initial Diels-Alder addition followed by an indirect substitutive addition.
Full text doi:10.1071/CH9681551
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