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L) then down: this cycle is reversible. ) regime, then a large hysteresis is observed: the dissipation, which had dropped to zero, remains negligible as the field is decreased. 3-c), which is very 37 delicate to determine from other techniques and which is well defined in our measurement. From its value, we have obtained a conservative estimate of the anisotropy parameter yat 60K (-70): this has been published elsewhere [38]. 5. Analysis of the "lock-in transition" We may now analyse in detail how the vortex lattice unlocks from the parallel configuration and evolves towards a tilted lattice with straight effective cores [18-20].

All curves collapse now into a single master curve, but depart from the latter at various angles 9. The arrow locates HcW . 3-c X" data before the low field maximum is reached, now plotted as a function of the parallel component HI/. 3-b). The occurence of this extra dissipation entirely due to a parallel field -henceforward refered to as X"(HI/)- strongly suggests that vortices present in the sample are Josephson vortices which remain locked inbetween the layers as the field is increased from zero at a given angle.

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