We demonstrate photon antibunching from a wavelength controlled quantum dot single-photon source with a side gate. The photoluminescence peaks from the quantum dots embedded in the side-gate structure are clearly identified as a neutral exciton and a neutral biexciton by the studies of excitation-power dependence, polarization dependence, and photon correlation. The neutral exciton energy is controlled by the side gate via the quantum confined Stark effect. Measurement of the second-order autocorrelation function indicates g (2)(0) = 0.07 at 0 V, 0.14 at 0.8 V, and 0.24 at 0.9 V. The results show g (2)(0) are below the 0.5 limit necessary for classification as a single photon source even under applied gate voltage. We also show a biexciton-exciton cascade which can be used to create entangled photon pairs.
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- Physics and Astronomy(all)