"A very powerful center that produces 8 points for every 40 ore. Only accepts ore worth more than $300. Processes ore at half value."
The Quantum Research Center is a Rare-tier research center that is the third most powerful out of the five research centers in the shop. It is used in RP-farming techniques by life 1 players, which serves the purpose of unlocking shop items, powering the black hole, and currency for Merchants.
The Quantum Research Center halves ore value then processes it, but only accepts ore worth over $300.