Table 1 Adsorption energies used in and obtained by the fit to experiments

From: The mechanisms of crystal growth inhibition by organic and inorganic inhibitors

Ion/inhibitor Adsorption energy (kJ/mol)
Ca2+ −18.5 ± 2
CO32− −19.1 ± 2
Mg2+ −14.2 ± 0.3
SO42− −16.3 ± 0.3
Acetate −1.1 ± 0.3
Benzoate −2.8 ± 2.3