Our Intellectual Property

Starting in 2010, DCI founder Jack Cahn began filing scientific intellectual property owned by Deep Cryogenics International with the US Patent and Trademark Office. This IP includes:

  • Validation of Cryogenically Treated Articles; filed 2010, issued 2017 (USPTO Patent # 9,721,258)

  • Authentication, Testing and Certification of Additive Manufactured Items and Cryogenically Processed Additive Manufactured Items, 2016 (USPTO 15/626,102; patent-pending)

  • Authenticating Deep Cryogenic Treatment of Materials, 2016 (USPTO 15/691,525; patent-pending)

  • Deep Cryogenic Treatment of Oil and Gas Blowout Preventer Fasteners and Components, 2016 (USPTO 15/696,757; patent-pending)

  • Making Things Last Longer®, 2016 (USPTO 87010540 Registered Trademark)

  • Large Format Deep Cryogenic Treatment Facility, 2017 (USPTO 62/507,821; patent-pending)

  • Deep Cryogenic Treatment of Metal Matrix Armor, 2017 (USPTO 62/512,771; patent-pending)

Simultaneously, Cahn also entered into research agreements with the US Army and subsequently received awards to further advance deep cryogenic research. These include:

  • Cooperative R&D Agreement with US Army, Picatinny Arsenal, 2009

  • Cooperative R&D Agreement with US Army, Aberdeen Proving Ground, 2011

  • US Navy Phase I SBIR (with Redstone Aerospace), 2012

  • US Army SOCOM Emerging Technology award, 2014

Recent deep cryogenic research involving Cahn include:

  • 2018 - Deep Cryogenic R&D Path in Nova Scotia (NRC-IRAP funded assessment by Dr. Kevin Plucknett, Associate Dean of Research, Dept of Mechanical Engineering, Dalhousie University)

  • 2018 - Deep Cryogenics International-sponsored Capstone Project, Dept of Mechanical Engineering, Dalhousie University - A Gouging Abrasion Tester for Deep Cryogenic Materials in Mining